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Your experience with bone guitar picks plectrums

How many of you have used boneguitar picks and what is your openion about it?

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Started by varshnei Nov 8.


If you're interested in the history and styles of vintage picks, this little book is a treasuretrove of information and is FULL of illustrations.Picks!Will HooverPub: Miller Freeman BooksISBN:…Continue

Started by Alan Sturgess Jun 4.

Recovering the Errant Plectrum - A Reprise 14 Replies

Back by popular demand, here is the video that has all guitar-dom talking. I've benefitted a lot from being in the Acoustic Guitar Community. This video is my opportunity to "give back." This is also…Continue

Started by Walt Pilcher. Last reply by Walt Pilcher May 15.

Pics of Picks you collect! 4 Replies

I have several picks that fall into the collecting category, meaning that I don't use them when I play gigs.Lets post pictures of them here and tell why they are special to you!Continue

Started by Edward Sparks. Last reply by Robert Williamson May 14.

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Comment by kevin on January 16, 2014 at 12:25pm

yes--the V-Picks are pretty good, i prefer the Gravity picks--theyre pretty close but i find it easier to hold & less pick noise with the Gravity.  got hold of a Blue Chip pick a few months ago for about half of what they sell for--guy just wanted rid of it or something. the website says its about 1mm which just what i like & i gotta say i do like this pick.  very little noise & grips my fingers well, its just a tad smaller than what i usually get--im used to large rounded triangle  & this is about  1/4" smaller.  definately a keeper.  not like the red bear that im trying to sell.

Comment by Mike on July 24, 2013 at 6:15am

My favorite for acoustic seems to be the Fender thin picks in I think they call abalone. But I have to say, Vinnie Smith makes a bunch of different V-Picks that are awesome.

Comment by Edward Sparks on July 24, 2013 at 4:33am

Absolutely Bob!  Post away...we just love this kinda "stuff!"

Comment by Bob Crain on July 24, 2013 at 4:18am

I don't have time at the moment to list all my picks or even my favorites at the moment but I will get to it.....I love picks!

Hey check out my updated website http/ oh oh maybe I will put a photo of some of my picks on the website Photo Gallery....good idea Ed.

Comment by fredkellypicks on July 18, 2013 at 5:55am

IsPicks For Acoustic Guitar is good to use or not???

Comment by Mike on June 23, 2013 at 7:51am

Thank you Edward. 

Comment by Edward Sparks on June 22, 2013 at 7:40pm
Mike, we loco e to the picks group...looking forward to your input here!
Comment by Edward Sparks on June 18, 2013 at 6:21pm
That's cool Kevin, will look forward too how it weeks for you!
Comment by kevin on June 18, 2013 at 5:57pm

well--i just got a little extra cash & found someone whos willing to part with a Bluechip pick.  i know its equalivent to 1 mm. so its right in the ball[park of what i like thickness-wise.  cant wait for it to get here 

Comment by Edward Sparks on June 18, 2013 at 4:45am
I use flat picks, Dunlop orange Tortex ones...kind of halfway between thin and medium. When I finger pick I use three metal nationals and.a plastic thumb pick. I like the volume and desperation I get with fingerpicks. I actually have the same ones I have used for about 40 years! I use them to fingerpicks my Guild jumbo 12 string, which has a wide neck and decent string pair spacing!

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