What's your Favorite Pick?

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  1. Evan_R

    Evan_R Supporting Member

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    I don't see the holes listed as an option when ordering. Where did you get yours?
     
  2. VicAjax

    VicAjax Male Supermodel

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    If you select 2mm or thicker, the grip hole will show up as a clickable option. I guess it's hard to do on thinner picks, or makes them too weak.
     
  3. Evan_R

    Evan_R Supporting Member

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    Ah I see it now, thanks!
     
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    I used to drill holes in my V Picks but then I found Gorilla Snot and the holes are no longer necessary.
     
  5. JL75

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    Fender Medium/ Dunlop Jazz III
     
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    I was married to the Dunlop Tortex/Star 1.14, but I have been cheating with a Clayton .80
     
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    I've used Dunlop .88mm Tortex picks for 20 years. They reason I kept them was they didn't wear down like celluloid.

    I also dug Jazz III's but they were small and I would drop and loose them like crazy.

    I found a package of Ultex picks that Dunlop gave me years back and REALLY dig them. The material grips well, doesn't wear out quick and has the attack of a Jazz III.

    I think I'm converting after 20 years.

    If you record acoustic in the studio, I would highly suggest trying different gauges and materials. They are like an eq and compressor built in one.
     
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    I just recently changed my pick.

    I now use picks made from Buffalo bone.

    I thought the whole "expensive pick/magic material" stuff was a load of crap - someone gave me a bone pick and the sound difference is IMMEDIATE and VERY noticeable.

    The bone pick sounds slightly fuller. Going back to the plastic, derlin or celluloid picks and I can immediately hear the sound becoming "scooped", or missing some mids and girth.

    I HATE buying these picks because they are so expensive, but for the best sound, I'm sold.
     
  10. Evan_R

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    Think I'll order a few Gravity picks tonight. Any recommendations? I'm thinking two classics and two Razers with different sizes and thickness.
     
  11. merriweather69

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    Herco Flex 50 (Gold ones), and just started really liking Dunlop Max-Grip .73 (Grey). Used to use Jim Dunlop USA Nylon .88's (Dark Grey)
     
  12. burritobreath

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    Purple Dunlop gator grip .96mm for electric
    Wegen M150 (white) for mandolin and acoustic guitar
     
  13. StrongStrummin'

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    Dunlop Ultex 1.14
    Fender Heavy Confetti
    Fender Medium Confetti
     
  14. readymade

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    Keep coming back to the Herco Flex 75
     
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    I'm stuck on the 3mm size. Once you get ahold of such a thick pick there is no going back. I really like the Razer and Classic.
     
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    Timber Tones Jazz tones black horn for me
     
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    Dunlop Ultex .60 or .73 depending on the guitar.

    Sent from my SPH-L900 using Tapatalk
     
  18. guitarwrench

    guitarwrench Silver Supporting Member

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    Pickboy vintage classic white 1.00mm. Sometimes 1.20mm.
     
  19. snow and steel

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    Timber tones makes the buffalo bone picks I've been using!

    the horn I thought wore a little quickly, where the bone so far doesn't show much wear, and sounds approximately the same. If you can you might try the bone and compare it to the horn - would love to hear your thoughts on that if you do.
     
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    Wait...there are picks other then fender mediums?
     

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