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by Flatfive
Mon Jul 13, 2015 12:57 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: newcomer
Replies: 3
Views: 2081

Re: newcomer

Hi, Mike I did try and post a reply a week ago but it seems to have disappeared into cyber-oblivion. Don't know where you are in Yorkshire or whether or not you've been to the Woodwind Exchange on Manningham Lane, Bradford... but it'll have a very good range of new and used flutes to try out (I thin...
by Flatfive
Fri Jul 10, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: Website related Questions
Topic: Adding a Signature?
Replies: 13
Views: 9274

Re: Adding a Signature?

Classitar wrote:Thanks for joining Flatfive!
Oops! Spotted this reply a bit late... Thanks, Classitar.
by Flatfive
Sat May 30, 2015 2:20 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Buffet-Crampon model
Replies: 4
Views: 4884

Re: Buffet-Crampon model

I've had Buffet Crampon 228 for close to 20 years. Never had to have it fixed or adjusted (maybe it would benefit from a service now, but there is nothing obviously wrong with it). I've even bounced it down some stone steps with no ill effects (not recommended). I've never seen a 225 but the photos ...
by Flatfive
Thu Apr 30, 2015 6:31 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: What's the point of a solid silver gemeinhardt
Replies: 4
Views: 3884

Re: What's the point of a solid silver gemeinhardt

Interesting question, and an interesting answer. It pretty much sums up my recent experience. I've come back to flute playing after a long absence and with a determination to "do it properly" this time.... it used to be my doubling up instrument. I decided to upgrade from my Buffet Crampon 228 and e...
by Flatfive
Thu Apr 30, 2015 4:34 am
Forum: Website related Questions
Topic: Adding a Signature?
Replies: 13
Views: 9274

Re: Adding a Signature?

Well, that probably answers something I was going to ask. I couldn't find a way of adding my location. But, I think a spam-free board is better than a bit of inconvenience for us noobs.
by Flatfive
Tue Apr 21, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Introducing myself
Replies: 1
Views: 1251

Introducing myself

Hi, everyone I've been a sax player for about 35 years (off and on) and doubled on the flute... but I've never played the flute properly. Now I've been getting back to basics and learning the flute from scratch (and improving my sight reading at the same time). My original flute, a Buffet Crampon 22...