What Pick Are You Using?

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by AllenR, Sep 24, 2019.

  1. Antman

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    Same here! I've used green pick for ages but now like the yellow ones.
     
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  2. guitartwonk

    guitartwonk Senior Stratmaster

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    I'm guessing you meant 0.7mm, otherwise that's one fat pick (2 3/4 " fat, in fact)!

    :whistling::D
     
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  3. tukoztukoz

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    Jazz III (any type) and Alaska fingernails

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  5. davidKOS

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    My favorite bass pick, the heir to the Herco Heavy.

    I use a pick on bass about 15% of the time.
     
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    davidKOS happy at home Strat-Talk Supporter

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    My go-to for Gypsy jazz!
     
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  7. davidKOS

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    My basic pick for general use is a Ultem/Ultex with a sharp point, but slightly thinner:

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  9. Silvercrow

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    .73 and .80 (?) Tortex

    Med. Fenders (tortoise or blue MOTS)

    My faves are the Tortex though, right now.

    Brian
     
  10. AllenR

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    These sound interesting! Not available in SA but will order some on Amazon.
     
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    Dunlop Ultex Sharp for me, especially when playing an acoustic.
     
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    I use Jazz III or a modified Sharkfin.
    I'll post some pics of my picks when I next pick up my camera
     
  13. WhiteWabbit

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    .73 is yellow, .88 is green.
     
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    When I occasionally want to go up to 2.0mm from my 1.5 Max Grip, I always use Gator Grips. MY second favorite!

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    I've used heavy 1.14 Dunlop Tortex for about 2 years (nylons before that). Those Dava picks feel very similar but have a rubber grip. It's hard to drop. There's a lot of print about how you hold the pick changes the way the thickness feels. IMO, it's mostly hype. But this picks are awesome!
     
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    Ernie Ball - Heavy
    Dunlop - Gator grip 2.0

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    It really depends for me on the sound I'm looking for. I have everything from wood to stainless steel as well as hard rubber for bass as they sound like finger picking on bass. I use wooden picks on my Hummingbird acoustic and get a great tone. With my Tele that I now use for gigging, I've changed from Dunlop Nylon to just about any medium hard plastic as they give the Tele that edge on the front of the sound attack.
     
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    Well, not really........:D Like my Iron Maiden picks, I consider these more collector items.


    Depending on what I'm doing, these are what I generally use..................

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  20. WhiteWabbit

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    Oh those aren’t the standard Tortex those are flex. I have not tried those. Says they feel more like nylon... but yea the gauges and colours are all the same.
     
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