Pick brands and thickness ?

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  1. Hutch

    Hutch Active Member

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    So whats your favorite Pick brand and thickness ?

    I have been using Dunlop .88's but recently a friend gave me a Ibenez sand grip extra heavy I'm kinda liking it maybe not so much the extra heavy part but the feel and size and it sticks to your fingers good.
     
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  3. paul hancher

    paul hancher Well-Known Member

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    fender heavy. fender medium works also.
     
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    Gibson XH (extra heavy). I guess these are celluloid?
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    I use two types: Ibby Paul Gilbert pick 1mm and Fender torquise 1.00mm rounded tip...

    I used to use Dunlop ultex 2.00mm but I keep dropping them and they disappear....
     
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    Gibson Heavy 1.0:coffee:
     
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    I used mostly fender thins up to the late 80s early 90s then these D'Addario medium .033s or .84mm. No longer available.

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    I’m a Dunlop .60 ( Orange ) Guy …… Lost more than I’ve Bought ……
     
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    Dunlop .88mm green :yesway:
     
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    . 73 or so thickness to play up and down strokes, press a curve with finger and thumb to dig in more :cool:
     
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    I use Dunlop 2.0mm Big Stubbies. Great pick, allows me lots of dynamic range from gentle shimmers to full on thunk without having to touch any controls
     
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    I use Dunlop Hotlicks Copper Picks, discontinued a few years ago. I prefer the .010s, but couldn't get any when they discontinued them, so I bought a bunch of .009s.
    They last forever unless I lose one. I have enough to last the rest of my life.
     
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    Primarily Fender 346 (rounded triangle) either medium or heavy.
    Sometimes Dunlop tortex triangles in .73, .88 or 1.0.
    Sometimes Tusq rounded triangles in 1 mm.

    There sure are some expensive picks these days.
     
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    Been working my way up the standard Tortex range. Bought a load ages ago and stuck with Yellow (.73mm) for a while. Now I am up to Blue (1.0mm). Much better for fast palm mutes. When they have all worn out I am going on to try the Purple (1.14mm). See where I top out.

    I have tried scoring them with a craft knife to improve the grip. Tic-tac-toe on each face.
     
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    Orange Dunlop Tortex III .60

    I buy them in bulk by the hundreds at a time, cause I'm picky
     
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    I like the dunlop Tortex .60 for electric
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    And the Tortex .50 for acoustic stuff

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    Anyone ever try these? Best pick I'v ever used, but hard to find and I think they were $1 each. The black is rubber, the rest is a slippery plastic, they are very easy and comfortable to hold. They are all the same thickness but come in about 5 colors. You can hold them by the 3 little lines in the rubber part to make them stiffer or more flexible. Dava picks are all I know them by, but if you see them try one before you leave. They measure .045" thick but work like they are between .060" - .075"
     

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