where are the dirt cheap guitar picks?

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  1. Balok

    Balok Member

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  2. Pietro

    Pietro 2-Voice Guitar Junkie and All-Around Awesome Guy

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    I am so picky.

    I only use the brain picks. Nothing else... ever... about 6 or 7 years now!
     
  3. JeffOlson

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    You can make your own, or try using a coin like Brian May or Billy Gibbons...
     
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    I don't know but, I'm with you. I'm sure there are some great picks out there worth their price but, I am cheap and use picks like water. I want DIRT cheap picks too! Not thread jacking, just sympathizing.
     
  5. Frankenstrat86

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    or you could just get a few good ones that last far longer...
     
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    That's just the thing, I don't want them to last longer. I want to play with them mercilessly and then fling them into the audience followed by a fist pumping rock hand just after a ripping solo, hypothetically of course. But seriously, the expensive pick thing doesn't stick. I buy higher priced picks and then cry when I see how fast they too are wearing. I'd much rather wear cheap picks if I'm going to wear my picks out anyways.
     
  7. Jim Moulton

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    A lot of stores have a huge jar where you can get as many as you want for a dime a pick, too picky!!!:band
     
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    I use v-picks personally they don't really "wear out" I mean do what works for you but check these out if you haven't. It's all I'll ever use.
     
  9. Jim Moulton

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    I use Fender or Martin medium gauge, they last me forever
    Jim
     
  10. 59Vampire

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    This is a first. A gear page member actually complaining a fifteen cent pick is too expensive! I thought we only buy expensive things here! LOL. this is a joke right?
     
  11. Muzzy

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    How can you be so cheap and be a guitar player? You must have a heart attack when you break a string!!!
     
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    You get what you pay for.

    I'd much rather spend $4.00 on a V-Pick that's gonna last for years than $2.00 on a dozen picks that won't last anywhere near half as long. YMMV
     
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    Don't know about the OP but, I have tried the V-pick.
     
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    You could learn to play fingerstyle. It doesn't cost anything to grow your nails out a bit.
    :banana
     
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    :dude I like this.
     
  16. Stratman69

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    You need a pic that alters your tone so it sounds like a Univibe is engaged with each strum. When you play from the 12th fret and beyond, your guitar should sound like a cranked Vibroverb with a hint of Octave-up.
     
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    I fingerpick way too often to dedicate myself to a good quality pick.
     

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