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post Apr 21 2007, 05:29 PM
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They seem to help my speedpicking 1032983% but should I be using heavys ? Or is this just one of those preference things


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post Apr 21 2007, 06:11 PM
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QUOTE (Eat-Sleep-andJam @ Apr 21 2007, 12:29 PM) *
They seem to help my speedpicking 1032983% but should I be using heavys ? Or is this just one of those preference things
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Preference thing - heavier picks help up to a point, after that it is preference for sure. I found .46 too light, now I am using 1.14 and they suit me fine.


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post Apr 21 2007, 06:46 PM
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QUOTE (Eat-Sleep-andJam @ Apr 21 2007, 12:29 PM) *
They seem to help my speedpicking 1032983% but should I be using heavys ? Or is this just one of those preference things
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I always used 0.71 and switched to the Dunlop Jazz III.

They are around 1.32 mm I find the string response better. I also like the pointier tip. seems to allow me to get in to tight places better. (good for cleaning my ears)

Depending on what style. I find at time they are a little to heavy for acoustic strumming.

Again as most will tell you preference is the main factor for most choices we make.

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post Apr 21 2007, 07:50 PM
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QUOTE (Scoob @ Apr 21 2007, 09:46 AM) *
I always used 0.71 and switched to the Dunlop Jazz III.

They are around 1.32 mm I find the string response better. I also like the pointier tip. seems to allow me to get in to tight places better. (good for cleaning my ears)

Depending on what style. I find at time they are a little to heavy for acoustic strumming.

Again as most will tell you preference is the main factor for most choices we make.

Scoob




ok so im guessing a pick around .71 would be medium and 1.32 heavy ?


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post Apr 22 2007, 12:25 AM
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that sounds about right ;]

I use a green Steve Vai Ibanez pick.. It does not state its thickness, but i measured it to be around 1.14 or so.. It's perfect for me:D
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post Apr 23 2007, 01:30 AM
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the way I see it , " if it works, go with it " wink.gif


but im starting to relize different picks are good for different styles.

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QUOTE (Scoob @ Apr 21 2007, 07:46 PM) *
I always used 0.71 and switched to the Dunlop Jazz III.

They are around 1.32 mm I find the string response better. I also like the pointier tip. seems to allow me to get in to tight places better. (good for cleaning my ears)

Depending on what style. I find at time they are a little to heavy for acoustic strumming.

Again as most will tell you preference is the main factor for most choices we make.

Scoob


Definetly...or getting out dirt under the fingernails

I find jazz III's perfect for acoustic playing
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