Pick your PICK!!

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reggie1979
KVRAF
1847 posts since 26 Nov, 2018

Post Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:33 am

I use these right now, they are OK.

https://www.amazon.com/Dunlop-482P1-14- ... 2324&psc=1

I want to try something else. I'm not a shredder but maybe something just slightly softer (like maybe a 1 mm ) and something more "normal" sized.

Despite some people, I'm very sensitive to things like this. So, show me/tell me what you use and why!

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vurt
addled muppet weed
53592 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Re: Pick your PICK!!

Post Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:37 am

https://www.amazon.com/Dunlop-41P1-5-De ... 280&sr=8-1

i like how they feel as they attack the strings, no looseness, all punch! :hihi:
not to mention, purple!

ohwell
KVRer
17 posts since 5 Dec, 2018

Re: Pick your PICK!!

Post Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:11 pm

Dunlop Flow standard shape are hard to beat for picks around 1mm or less - and outside of handmade picks. Experiment with thickness to see what clicks for you. The grip, bevel, and material make them precise, durable, and a joy to play.

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zvenx
KVRAF
7206 posts since 16 Feb, 2005 from Kingston, Jamaica

Re: Pick your PICK!!

Post Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:15 pm

A touring guitarist friend of mine turned me on to Dunlop Max Grips about 10 or so years ago, I rarely use anything else since.
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Andreas71
KVRist
49 posts since 4 Feb, 2012

Re: Pick your PICK!!

Post Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:17 pm


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donkey tugger
Boss Lovin' DR
6247 posts since 15 Mar, 2002 from the grimness of yorkshire

Re: Pick your PICK!!

Post Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:31 pm

You people are mentalists...

https://www.andertons.co.uk/bass-dept/b ... mm-12-pack

Wafer thin, so you can strum like a nutter without fear. All I ever use.

reggie1979
KVRAF
1847 posts since 26 Nov, 2018

Re: Pick your PICK!!

Post Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:35 pm

ohwell wrote:
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:11 pm
Dunlop Flow standard shape are hard to beat for picks around 1mm or less - and outside of handmade picks. Experiment with thickness to see what clicks for you. The grip, bevel, and material make them precise, durable, and a joy to play.
You mean these?

https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail ... lsrc=aw.ds

Checking 'em out now, and loving them!

reggie1979
KVRAF
1847 posts since 26 Nov, 2018

Re: Pick your PICK!!

Post Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:43 pm

Hmmmmmm, they are a lot like the jazz iii's but bigger which I think suits me. I think I like the grip too.

Don't care much for the tortex "flex" ones, seem to "catch" when I'm digging in. Like the JD medium celluloid, but maybe a little too thin?

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Forgotten
KVRAF
5332 posts since 15 Apr, 2019 from Nowhere

Re: Pick your PICK!!

Post Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:29 pm

Used these for years as they're good for everything I use them for:

https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail ... ks-12-pack

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Hink
Rad Grandad
29579 posts since 6 Sep, 2003 from Downeast Maine

Re: Pick your PICK!!

Post Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:43 pm

of course I had been making my brass picks since the early 80's but now I make more picks out of all kind of things...how many of you got one of these

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KVRAF
1657 posts since 15 Feb, 2006 from Berkeley, CA

Re: Pick your PICK!!

Post Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:48 pm

vurt wrote:
Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:37 am
https://www.amazon.com/Dunlop-41P1-5-De ... 280&sr=8-1

i like how they feel as they attack the strings, no looseness, all punch! :hihi:
not to mention, purple!
The Dunlop Delrins are also my #1 - the magenta .96 for bass, then the pink/light pink for geetar. Also love the black/gray Nylons for acoustic (especially nylon string!), and the green Tortex for whatever. And the occasional red/black Jazz IIIs or clear Stubby for intricate single-note stuff. Plus, 80% of the time I play with one of the rounded ends for a bigger sound.
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Forgotten
KVRAF
5332 posts since 15 Apr, 2019 from Nowhere

Re: Pick your PICK!!

Post Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:59 pm

I did use a brass pick for a while years ago, and tried a sixpence, but have always gone back to nylon picks

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morelia
KVRAF
4553 posts since 16 May, 2002 from Brisbane , Australia

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Post Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:06 pm

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Hink
Rad Grandad
29579 posts since 6 Sep, 2003 from Downeast Maine

Re: Pick your PICK!!

Post Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:10 pm

I just made a pick out of an old BOA debit card I had for my mom's account
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Forgotten
KVRAF
5332 posts since 15 Apr, 2019 from Nowhere

Re: Pick your PICK!!

Post Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:16 pm

Hink wrote:
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:10 pm
I just made a pick out of an old BOA debit card I had for my mom's account
Probably the first time BOA did something useful in a while... :hihi:

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