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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

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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

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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

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What's are your favorite, or go-to picks. 27 Replies

I like medium rounded triangle picks like the Gibson standards.  I also love Tortex orange picks.  I love Stephen Stills favorite pick, a Herco Gold 50. Continue

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Comment by kevin on April 4, 2013 at 3:29pm

i like the Wegen picks also--at  least the one that i have. i was given a pair  of TF250 picks & i like them.  i use them sometimes 

very impressive

Comment by ra harris on April 4, 2013 at 8:25am

Thanks for the thoughtful reply, Kevin.  I might try Gravity at some point, but I'm pretty happy with the Wegen line of picks.  They have a number of good models but I'm partial to the Trimus 350 or 500.

Comment by JR Boyette on April 3, 2013 at 12:09pm

My current favorite is Hot Grips .88 Green  different sizes = different colors. Seems easier to hold onto in those cold clubs or outside gigs. I'm gonna try the V-picks and Gator picks if I can find some local (Nashville)

Comment by kevin on April 3, 2013 at 12:02pm

Hi Robt:  yes, Vinnie sent me a couple V-Picks & i liked them too. matter of fact i ordered about 4 more after i got the samples, & i still use them on occasion.

they are both very similar--feel like they are made of the same material, same non-slip once theyve warmed up in my fingers, but to me it feels as tho the V-Picks are 'harder', or stiffer.  Vinnie goes so far as to say that his picks are heat treated, & Chris makes no such claim.  not that the Gravity picks are very flexable--they are stiff also, but in my fingers; & again, to me--the Gravity picks feel more 'lively' or alive.  i really dont have a good anology to put to this other than that.  i like the sound the Gravity picks help to produce better. as im mostly a strummer & dont do hi-speed sweep-picking runs, i dont need a pic k thats very stiff.  i would suggest you get one (or two) & see for yourself which one you prefer.  as ive said they are very similar.  hope this helps  :)

Comment by ra harris on April 3, 2013 at 7:16am

Kevin, those Gravity picks look a lot like a V-Pick I have. Are you familiar with the V-Pick, and if so how would you compare the two -- Gravity vs. V-Pick?  Obviously you like the Gravity better, but if you've tried both I wonder if you could compare size, feel, tone?

I don't use the V-Pick often, in fact I just found it again last night in the neck-bin in the case of I guitar I'm selling.  So I played with it last night and found I liked it.  I'm considering ordering more or, if people feel the Gravity pick is much better, that I might try that one instead.  Robt/

Comment by kevin on April 2, 2013 at 10:24pm

Gravity Picks--my favorites

Comment by kevin on April 2, 2013 at 10:24pm

Comment by Edward Sparks on April 1, 2013 at 8:02am

Ra, welcome to the group!  looking forward to "talking" with you here! 

Comment by Edward Sparks on March 22, 2013 at 6:38am
Ed, welcome to the group started by Ed, ME!
Comment by Edward Sparks on January 30, 2013 at 12:25pm

check these out...wonder how much they cost???


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