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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?

Tags: plectrums, picks, guitar

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 Edward Sparks on December 29, 2011 at 11:03pm

Rosemary, Welcome tot he group!  Looking forward to talking to you here!  Edward

Comment by JR Boyette on December 23, 2011 at 1:11pm
Lol been there done that ! Just not lately.
Comment by Edward Sparks on December 23, 2011 at 12:01pm

JR, welcome to the group!  Edward

Comment by JR Boyette on December 23, 2011 at 11:16am

I use a flat pick usually Dunlop[s I like them kind of thin , I never got used to the thick unbendable but I don't want them swishy like a brush. I have a tendency to break and crack the nail on my middle finger right hand and even put on a fake nail for a while. Felt like Ozzy for a while lol. I have a thumb pick and finger picks (for banjo) but just give me a flat pick and I'll make it work , or matchbook or homemade anything in a triangle. I have even used a quarter with my electrics (but I know that's not allowed here. lol

Comment by Edward Sparks on December 23, 2011 at 6:55am

I have a 76 LP signature...kind of a recording model with a semi-hollow body...a lovely instrument!  

Comment by Chris Moore on December 23, 2011 at 4:19am

Hi Edward, yeah, L6S was a nice geetar, had a lovely smooth sort of tone and the neck was thinner than a standard Les Paul, felt more comfortable. Must admit though I'd always wanted a Les Paul Recording, but they were way out of my price range at the time. :)

Comment by Edward Sparks on December 22, 2011 at 3:02pm

Ah Chris, a Gibson L6S, now that was quite a guitar!  Edward

Comment by Chris Moore on December 22, 2011 at 2:51pm

Hi Edward, thanks for the invite. I don't use picks. Well... only for practicing if I've chipped or broken a fingernail. I've tried a few different types and the only one I could use effectively is the aLaska PiK (plastic version). I find them great to use, and easy to customise for best fit.

Many many years ago when I was playing electric geetar professionally in a 'pop' band doing the social club circuit in the North East of UK, I had a Gibson L6S and used a Gibson Medium plectrum.

Good wishes for the New Year!


Comment by Walt Pilcher on December 22, 2011 at 1:10pm

I guess you'd really have to be a klutz to lose your pick inside that guitar with no soundhole.  Easy to get it out though. 

Comment by Nicole A Wilkinson on December 22, 2011 at 1:02pm

That is sooo cool!  I want to learn to play the banjo, but I am left handed.  Any suggestions on what to start with? Thanks! Nicole



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