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Bourgeois DB Signature
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Just purchased my first Bourgeois, after many months of research and searching for just the right one I decided on a DB Signeture Adi/Madagascar. I am anxiously awaiting its arrival from NewYork.…Continue

Tags: Signature, DB, Bourgeois, Guitar, New

Started this discussion. Last reply by Todd McFarland Sep 18, 2011.

Rockbridge guitars
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Anybody have any good information about the Rockbridge brand of guitars? They look nice but not much info out there about their playability or sound. At a starting price of $3500 I am sure they are…Continue

Tags: Rockbridge

Started this discussion. Last reply by mike emm Mar 12, 2011.

What brand do you play?
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Hey everyone, I would like to perform a simple survey of all that will reply to this. I am very curious what brand and model of guitar is the most popular among the flatpickers here.  There are…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marke Richardson Jun 29, 2015.

Bourgeois Guitars
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I have been reseaching this brand for some time now, really like the Vintage D. Have not gotten the opportunity to actually play one yet. Is the difference between the Vintage D and the D-150 worth…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Minner Jun 17, 2010.

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Favorite Flatpickers
Bryan Sutton, David Grier, Tony Rice, Scott Fore, Ricky Skaggs, and many more...
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Blackberry Blossum, Lonesome Fiddle Blues, Big Sciota, Cluck Old Hen, Red Haired Boy, Black Mountain Rag, Old Joe Clark, and many more...
Favorite Guitars
McPherson, Bourgeois, Martin
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
I have been playing guitar now for more than a decade, all styles that sound good to me. Started with the basic three chord cry in your beer type stuff and then moved on to Eric Clapton unplugged arrangments, SRV, Classic rock, back to country. Working on bluegrass now for about a year and very passonate about it. Normally play about two to three hours per day or until my fingers start to cramp. I play mostly by myself and sometimes with friends when the timing is right. Have a jam man loop machine so it helps to record the rythyms on it and play solo's to myself. Sometimes it is very entertaining! Looking into starting up the video thing and try to help people if I can online or private tapings if requested, still in the planning stages.

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Memphis, Tn Jams

I am going to be traveling to Memphis, Tn. area soon and I will be looking for a good jam to participate in, does anyone know of any in the area?

Posted on November 21, 2011 at 12:06am — 2 Comments

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At 9:46pm on March 26, 2010, Peter Giffin said…
Hey Todd;
Thx for yr message...great to hear from McP fans. I've now had my MG4.0XP 3 years...I bougt it from Danny Brevard at APM in Lufkin Tx. Woods are Adirondack top/Wavy Mahogany b&s. I have it setup with light Elixirs and very low action and although the tone is a killer I find volume a bit lacking. It's great for fingerstyle and DADGAD but I'm doing more flatpicking now with it. I did a workshop with Jim Nunally a few months ago and we compared guitars and Jim suggested medium Elixirs and the tall saddle next string change to get some more ooomph. How about you? What style(s) are you into?
At 9:49am on April 1, 2010, Steve Stewart said…
That Bourgeois Vintage OM is my favorite guitar. The response is so good and tone so good that somehow it always inspires me to play better!
At 9:09am on April 5, 2010, Trevor said…
thanks for the props man. I'm trying to get that song.

All my best
At 10:48am on June 7, 2010, Scott Fore said…

If you have any questions regarding the tunes in the book, I would be happy to answer them or provide help with them.

Scott Fore
At 10:56am on December 29, 2011, Randal Morton said…

Hey Todd, I play every Monday night at the Buccaneer Lounge on Madison Ave. Check my website for my info. or Randal Morton Facebook. Welcome to Memphis! Let's get together & jam some. Your friend, Randal


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