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In this video series, veteran ElectricGuitar YouTuber [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Rob "Chappers" Chapman and Lee "The Captain" Anderton talk about guitars and amplifiers at Andertons]].

Chapman is the leader of the band Music/{{Dorje}}, a Music/EpicMetal band, and Anderton is the third-generation owner of Andertons Music Company, a well-known music shop in Guildford, a small town on the outskirts of London. Together, the two represent a firm majority of the ownership of Chapman Guitars, a builder of guitars headquartered in the UK. They discuss guitars and amplifiers and generally talk about the status of the music world as perceived by them. Occasional guest stars include Rabea Massaad, a fine guitarist in his own right, employee at Andertons, and member of Dorje; Peter "Danish Pete" Honore, another guitarist and presenter on Andertons' YouTube channel, and Joe Leach, friend of Rob and Lee's and owner of Riff City Guitars in Minnesota, which they consider a "sister store" to Andertons.

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In this video series, veteran ElectricGuitar YouTuber Website/{{YouTube}}r [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Rob "Chappers" Chapman and Lee "The Captain" Anderton talk about guitars and amplifiers at Andertons]].

Chapman is the leader of the band Music/{{Dorje}}, a Music/EpicMetal band, and Anderton is the third-generation owner of Andertons Music Company, a well-known music shop in Guildford, a small town on the outskirts of London. Together, the two represent a firm majority of the ownership of Chapman Guitars, a builder of guitars headquartered in the UK. They discuss guitars and amplifiers and generally talk about the status of the music world as perceived by them. Occasional guest stars include Rabea Massaad, a fine guitarist in his own right, employee at Andertons, and member of Dorje; Peter "Danish Pete" Honore, another guitarist and presenter on Andertons' YouTube Website/YouTube channel, and Joe Leach, friend of Rob and Lee's and owner of Riff City Guitars in Minnesota, which they consider a "sister store" to Andertons.



* RepeatingAd: Avoided as much as possible, given that the YouTube channel is one large advert for Andertons. Even though Chapman and Anderton are both owners of Chapman Guitars (Chapman as the founder, Anderton as a major shareholder), they avoid flogging their own instruments unless it's absolutely the instrument for their purposes, and they have in the past visibly agonized over choosing a Chapman guitar for one of their challenges (during the US vs. UK challenge, the Chapman guitars were the ''only'' current-make guitars made by a company headquartered in the UK, in fact).

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* RepeatingAd: Avoided as much as possible, given that the YouTube Website/YouTube channel is one large advert for Andertons. Even though Chapman and Anderton are both owners of Chapman Guitars (Chapman as the founder, Anderton as a major shareholder), they avoid flogging their own instruments unless it's absolutely the instrument for their purposes, and they have in the past visibly agonized over choosing a Chapman guitar for one of their challenges (during the US vs. UK challenge, the Chapman guitars were the ''only'' current-make guitars made by a company headquartered in the UK, in fact).


* BritishStuffiness: As indicated, this is ''thoroughly'' averted. Chappers approaches TheKeet territory in his enthusiasm, and Captain Lee is not far behind.

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* BritishStuffiness: As indicated, this is ''thoroughly'' averted. Chappers approaches TheKeet {{Keet}} territory in his enthusiasm, enthusiasm (though definitely not appearance), and Captain Lee is not far behind.



* FriendlyRivals: With their 'sister store,' Riff City Guitar & Music Company, first demonstrated in a 2016 video where Anderton and Leach each chose a rig demonstrative of their home country for a shred-off.

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* FriendlyRivals: FriendlyRivalry: With their 'sister store,' Riff City Guitar & Music Company, first demonstrated in a 2016 video where Anderton and Leach each chose a rig demonstrative of their home country for a shred-off.



* OneSteveLimit: Averted. Andertons have an employee named Lee who occasionally appears on-screen, thus the need for Lee Anderton's "The Captain" monicker.

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* OneSteveLimit: Averted. Andertons have an employee named Lee who occasionally appears on-screen, thus the need for Lee Anderton's "The Captain" monicker.monicker.
* RepeatingAd: Avoided as much as possible, given that the YouTube channel is one large advert for Andertons. Even though Chapman and Anderton are both owners of Chapman Guitars (Chapman as the founder, Anderton as a major shareholder), they avoid flogging their own instruments unless it's absolutely the instrument for their purposes, and they have in the past visibly agonized over choosing a Chapman guitar for one of their challenges (during the US vs. UK challenge, the Chapman guitars were the ''only'' current-make guitars made by a company headquartered in the UK, in fact).
* StylisticSuck: The video special effects are intentionally cheesy, and it adds to the show's charm.
* TearsOfJoy: Rob Chapman, during the aforementioned FriendshipMoment, can be seen dabbing at his eyes a couple of times.

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In this video series, veteran ElectricGuitar YouTuber [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Rob "Chappers" Chapman and Lee "The Captain" Anderton talk about guitars and amplifiers at Andertons]].

Chapman is the leader of the band Music/{{Dorje}}, a Music/EpicMetal band, and Anderton is the third-generation owner of Andertons Music Company, a well-known music shop in Guildford, a small town on the outskirts of London. Together, the two represent a firm majority of the ownership of Chapman Guitars, a builder of guitars headquartered in the UK. They discuss guitars and amplifiers and generally talk about the status of the music world as perceived by them. Occasional guest stars include Rabea Massaad, a fine guitarist in his own right, employee at Andertons, and member of Dorje; Peter "Danish Pete" Honore, another guitarist and presenter on Andertons' YouTube channel, and Joe Leach, friend of Rob and Lee's and owner of Riff City Guitars in Minnesota, which they consider a "sister store" to Andertons.

'''Tropes presented by Chappers and the Captain:'''

* AccentuateThePositive: While not taken to PollyAnna-like extremes, the Captain ''does'' own a guitar shop and must keep his company's suppliers' feathers unruffled, so even in an instrument he's not wholly sold on, he will make sure to draw attention to its positive features.
* AscendedFanboy: Lee is a ''huge'' Fender fanboy and Andertons is one of the largest dealers of Fender guitars in the UK. If they are not demoing a specific instrument, Lee will often be cradling one of his large personal collection of Fender guitars on his knee. Rob, being a metal guitarist, is slightly less so, but he has a very soft spot for the company's products and two of his ''own'' company's bestselling guitars, the ML1 Traditional and ML3 are homages to the Fender Stratocaster and Telecaster, respectively. The Chapman guitar headstock, as well, appears to be a tribute to the classic Fender Telecaster headstock.
* BritishStuffiness: As indicated, this is ''thoroughly'' averted. Chappers approaches TheKeet territory in his enthusiasm, and Captain Lee is not far behind.
* TheCastShowOff: Chappers, being a heavy metal guitarist and frontman of his own band, when he demonstrates guitars is more likely than the Captain to show off his shredding chops. Captain Lee is more a rhythm guitarist, but known to break into solos of his own.
* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: "Grrrrreetings, I'm Rob Chappers!" "And I'm the Captain!" "And we're coming to you live from Andertons..."
* FriendlyRivals: With their 'sister store,' Riff City Guitar & Music Company, first demonstrated in a 2016 video where Anderton and Leach each chose a rig demonstrative of their home country for a shred-off.
* FriendshipMoment: During this show where Lee and Rob discuss their first guitars. Lee describes Rob's crestfallenness when he first mentioned that he was unable to find the correct color of Rob's first guitar, a banana-yellow Yamaha RGX-312. On his words "And so the search continued...", Rob looked up. Lee described how he, with the assistance of a Spanish fan, found the guitar of Rob's childhood, and presented it to the look of overwhelmed joy on his friend's face. Rob promised on the spot to send a guitar to Miguel, the fan. That moment is partially reciprocated a few minutes later when Rob confessed that despite a great deal of effort, he'd been unable to find an exact duplicate of Lee's first guitar (a blue Korean Fender Stratocaster). The entire episode is a testament to the love and friendship shared between the two men.
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Oh so many. A good number of the quite cheesy peripheral [[SpecialEffectsFailure special fx]] qualify.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: Chappers and the Captain's friendship is entirely unashamed in its closeness and warmth.
* LargeHam: Both of the primary presenters have a pretty big dose of British ham.
* OneSteveLimit: Averted. Andertons have an employee named Lee who occasionally appears on-screen, thus the need for Lee Anderton's "The Captain" monicker.

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