Pick brands and thickness ?

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  1. EndGame00

    EndGame00 Well-Known Member

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    i bought a dozen 1mm Dunlop tortex flow jazz picks.... i like the attack but not the size itself.... My index finger goes out of position and end up brushing on the string...the smallest pick I use is the Ibanez Paul Gilbert 1mm pick... it is slighty bigger than the jazz picks, has more surface area to grasp on, but they wear out fast, being made of celluloid...
     
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    Dunlop .88 or Fender Heavy.
     
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    :cheers:I have been using these since I came back to playing
     
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    I was given a pick punch a few years back for Xmas and have been making my own picks out of expired credit cards. They work just fine and the raised numbers work great as grips on the picks .
     
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  6. Hutch

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    I got one for Christmas also they are cool.
     
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    I use scissors to cut up old credit cards, and the result works amazingly well.

    Being a Blackmore fan, I cut them not into the usual rounded teardrop shape, but instead into a baseball “home base” shape (think a square topped by a triangle). Very nimble result.
     
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    I used the .88 Dunlop Tortex picks for years until I tried the .60 gauge. Our lead guitarist had a pack that he gave me and I fell in love. I can grip the pick better when chugging riffs and my rhythm playing sounds much more articulate than with a fatter pick for whatever reason. Different strokes, I suppose but the .60's work flawlessly for me.

    My Dad used to cut up old vinyl records or use sea shells because he was such a bad ass.
     
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    Dunlop tortex 1mm for me. I usually switch between the standard pear shape and the triangle shape depending on mood.
     
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