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Chris commented on Kelley Hatlee's video
Nov 16, 2015
Chris replied to Jim Samuel's discussion Starting Over - With Essentials in the group Flatpicking Essentials
"I like finger style too, all sorts from Pierre Bensusan, Bert Jansch, Townz Van Zandt. Can you give me a song/ artist that inspires your fingerpicking, just so I know what artists and style you are talking about?"
Dec 2, 2014
Chris replied to Jim Samuel's discussion Starting Over - With Essentials in the group Flatpicking Essentials
"Good luck with that Jim! I'm going to start spending 20 mins per day on the Book 1. Have you started it yet?"
Nov 30, 2014
Chris replied to Jim Samuel's discussion Starting Over - With Essentials in the group Flatpicking Essentials
"I understand where your coming from Tony. I do the same kind of thing except with songs, scales, genres, songwriting etc. I go between them and don't feel I've learnt that much. I'm having fun doing it all, don't get me wrong,…"
Nov 30, 2014
Chris replied to Jim Samuel's discussion Starting Over - With Essentials in the group Flatpicking Essentials
"I have just started essentials book 1 again Jim so Im right here with you. Be great to have folks to chat about it to! "
Nov 30, 2014
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This is a group for all fans of Tony Rice, and those who appreciate all that he has contributed to the world of acoustic guitar flatpicking.
Nov 29, 2014
Chris updated their profile
Nov 29, 2014
Chris posted a status
"I have restarted Flatpicking Essentials Book 1. Determined to get through it this time from cover to cover!!"
Nov 29, 2014
Chris posted a status
"Past 2 years I have gained HNC&HND in Music, off to Uni to do a degree next. Hope all is well with you guys."
Jul 7, 2012
Steven Boyne replied to Chris's discussion New Guitar in the group Scottish flatpickers
"Well, mine's was built in 2004 and bought in 2008 - I've had it just over two years. Plenty scratches and flaky laquer now - nothing major, mostly pick marks and scratches from having great fun... :O)"
Jun 29, 2010
Chris replied to Chris's discussion New Guitar in the group Scottish flatpickers
"Steven, cheers for the photo's very nice guitar you have! its nice to see another martin with the bearclaw marks. I think the bearclaws add 'character' to the guitars as dents and scratches do, cant wait to get the 1st dent/scratch…"
Jun 29, 2010
Steven Boyne replied to Chris's discussion New Guitar in the group Scottish flatpickers
"Hi Chris, Congrad's - the D-18 is a fine guitar :O) A couple of years ago I was in a similar situation to you (same budget / one guitar opportunity) and managed to find a D-18V. Mind you, I had to travel all the way from Cornwall to Cardiff…"
Jun 29, 2010
Chris replied to Chris's discussion New Guitar in the group Scottish flatpickers
"Hey Steven, yes I bought my Martin D18 early April, i couldnt be happier with it. I thought i had made a mistake due to the marks on the top, it took me a while to understand the marks on the top were 'bearclaw' markings after a wee bit of…"
Jun 29, 2010
Steven Boyne replied to Chris's discussion New Guitar in the group Scottish flatpickers
"Hi Chris, you've maybe bought a guitar by now, so this might be too late, but... For a one-in-a-lifetime Martin on your budget, I'd strongly recommend looking for a used guitar (better spec for less money than new). Also, check out the…"
May 11, 2010
Chris replied to Charles Long's discussion Good inexpensive guitars???
"I have had an Epiphone Elect/acous PRE 5, its 13 years old now. Its a slim bodied guitar great strumming guitar , plus its cutaway so good for those high solo notes. Its a great guitar well made and has nice tone. (maybe a wee bit thin due to the…"
Apr 21, 2010

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Favorite Flatpickers
Doc Watson, Tony Rice, Bryan Sutton
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Wildwood Flower, I am a Pilgrim
Favorite Guitars
Maritn D18, Yamaha LL11

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At 6:50am on April 20, 2010, ganon said…
Hey Chris, is the new profile photo your new D18?

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