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Seagull Merlin Mahogany SG Dulcimer Guitar Natural

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Inspired by the dulcimer, the Seagull Merlin is a portable 4-string diatonic acoustic instrument that's just simply fun to play and hard to put down. The Seagull Merlin Natural Mahogany SG features a ... Read More

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Inspired by the dulcimer, the Seagull Merlin is a portable 4-string diatonic acoustic instrument that's just simply fun to play and hard to put down. The Seagull Merlin Natural Mahogany SG features a solid Mahogany top with a mustache-style Tusq bridge, compensated saddle, 3-piece rock maple body with drive-through neck design and tune-up with vintage style open-geared tuners.

Features
  • Solid mahogany top
  • Rock maple, string-through body.
  • Rock maple neck, drive-through neck design
  • Nut Width : 1.280"
  • Tusq nut by Graph Tech
  • Compensated bridge Tusq by Graph Tech
  • Satin oil finish
  • Case separately
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SeagullMerlin Mahogany SG Dulcimer Guitar
 
5.0

(based on 7 reviews)

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5.0

I am very happy I bought this little Merlin

By pic pal

from Charleston W.V.

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • I like so much about the Merlin
  • Strong

Cons

  • I have no negative cons

Best Uses

  • It really is fun even if you can't play yet
  • Practicing

Comments about Seagull Merlin Mahogany SG Dulcimer Guitar:

I have tried to play a guitar and I don't seem to have a musical ear.I am 59 yrs old and would like to play an instrument so I googled easy string instrument and the Merlin came up. I bough it and a week later, I still don't have a musical ear but just trying you can have fun .I ordered a song book for beginers, can't wait to try a simple song.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I would buy again, in fact I will.

By Paul

from Chicago,Il

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Workmanship
  • Very Easy To Play

Cons

  • Nothing At This Tme

Best Uses

  • Something To Play Around

Comments about Seagull Merlin Mahogany SG Dulcimer Guitar:

I've played the guitar for almost 30 years. I purchased the Merlin on a whim.
It was worth every penny.

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5.0

Fun, easy to learn and play.

By Don't need one

from Jacksonville, FL

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Tone

Cons

  • Short Scale

Best Uses

  • Practicing

Comments about Seagull Merlin Mahogany SG Dulcimer Guitar:

Used to play around with

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(5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Seagull Merlin Mahogany SG Dulcimer Guitar

By Roger

from St Petersburg, FL

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Comments about Seagull Merlin Mahogany SG Dulcimer Guitar:

This is a very cool instrument. It lends itself to other tunings other than D as well. It uses ball end strings so if you can't obtain the factory strings, you may need to buy them individually. This is a generally happy instrument that makes a pleasant melodic sound regardless of the players ability. I would highly recommend it to anyone with an interest in music or to seasoned pro alike. There's a lot of songs locked up in this little instrument. The sound is very full in spite of the diminutive size.

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(7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Seagull Merlin is great fun and really adictive

By STEPHEN

from Sammamish, WA

Comments about Seagull Merlin Mahogany SG Dulcimer Guitar:

I'm really happy with the Seagull Merlin dulcimer guitar (Mahogany) I recently got. The diatonic running (D Maj) makes it really east to get started even for complete beginners because its hard to play a wrong note. It has a pretty full sound for such a small instrument, in part thanks to the pair of high-D strings tuned in unison. With only 7 frets and 3 of its 4 strings tuned to D you would think this thing would be pretty limited but its not. Once you spend a little time with it you find its great for creating melodies for songs and playing with various chord voicings. Give this a try if you're looking for something for inspiration that is a little different that is also easy to play. I'm looking forward to spending a lot more time with it and also get my family interested in it because its the closest thing to instant musical gratification for beginners.

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(10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

My God...clear your schedule

By Michael Renwick

from Ft. Worth Texas

Comments about Seagull Merlin Mahogany SG Dulcimer Guitar:

This is hands down the most fun I've had playing an instrument. I have been playing guitar for 13 years but this thing is so fun. I don't know if its the key that its tuned in that gets me or just the fact that there are NO bad notes. When you slide up the neck or down it is amazing.... This is a must have! I am going back to get another one today for my girlfriend. Hence forth we will now be known as "The Dueling Dulcimers" I didn't put it down for 9 hrs.

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Amazing!

By harry tucker

from Torrington CT

Comments about Seagull Merlin Mahogany SG Dulcimer Guitar:

I recently purchased this at guitar center in Southington CT, and instantly fell in love. I'm a bassist of 12+ years but I saw this dulcimer and it literally blew me away. I have such a hard time putting down. My suggestion is that anyone who plays an instrument go buy a strumstick dulcimer from seagull merlin and you too just may fall in love!

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