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Old 10-12-2013, 10:42 AM   #21
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I think I might be suffering from Jazz III syndrome too. Picked up a yellow Tortex the other day and my right hand had no idea what it was doing.
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Old 10-12-2013, 11:26 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by Emperor's Child
I think I might be suffering from Jazz III syndrome too. Picked up a yellow Tortex the other day and my right hand had no idea what it was doing.

And this is why getting too comfortable with one thing is a bad idea, haha; as much anything else I advocate being able to play under any circumstances to at least a passable standard and if you're too reliant on one kind of pick that's not going to happen.

I switch up my picks every so often just to make sure I'm still good, I'm actually using the Tortex yellows right now. Sounds more like Paul Gilbert too!
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Old 10-16-2013, 09:36 PM   #23
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i like the dunlop gator grips. However, I started using them when there weren't many other alternatives for things that had a bit of grip. There are more alternatives now, but I'm so used to the gator grips I just stick with them. I also like how they don't serrate as quickly as some other picks. With some other picks I could kill a pick inside one playing session.

I just got some of the Gator Grips .96 and they are decent....however; I really feel in love with the Dunlop std 4420 1.0 mm blk when I stumbled across one in my gig bag. I have been missing out on these for years. I love the feel....
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Old 10-22-2013, 03:08 AM   #24
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Dunlop indeed
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Old 10-23-2013, 12:03 PM   #25
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i'm pretty particular to the dunlop nylon .73 picks myself, although i've been thinking of moving up to .88's

i find them pretty grippy, never really had to worry about them slipping all over the place due to sweaty hands or anything
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Old 10-23-2013, 10:35 PM   #26
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Old 10-24-2013, 06:53 PM   #27
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I dont play guitar, but my son does so I browse the forums looking for pertinent information I might pass along to him. He uses black Dunlop Gator Grip 2.0mm
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Old 10-24-2013, 08:36 PM   #28
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Hands down. +1 to this.
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Old 10-25-2013, 03:47 PM   #29
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im using planet waves picks

they are good to me
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Old 10-27-2013, 12:49 PM   #30
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Dunlop Tortex Sharp for me
I use 1.35mm at the moment but I think I shall swap to 1.5mm
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Old 10-28-2013, 09:55 PM   #31
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this company dava picks has some really awesome grips on their picks, check out http://www.davapick.com/ they have some pictures there. Not too many shops carry them, so like someone said before you don't want to get too dependent on one type, especially if it's rare.
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Old 10-29-2013, 09:10 AM   #32
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I use Dunlop Tortex .88mm. I find them grippy enough but i've always used bog standard picks. I used to use .73mm but I find that now i've put thicker strings on, .88mm goes with the extra "heaviness" better.
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Old 10-31-2013, 02:55 AM   #33
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I've used the nylon Dunlop picks .73mm for probably most of my playing life but after picking up one of my vocalists/guitarists Tortex 1mm a few weeks ago at a gig I got hooked. It had a more solid attack so I bought a pack of .88mm Tortex earlier this week. Sort of an awakening of how flimsy the nylons were so I'm trying these out for now, the more I use them it's taking a lot to get used to the pressure it puts on the pointer finger, then again could be my shitty picking.
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Old 11-03-2013, 07:36 PM   #34
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I only use Jazz IIIs. I'm not sure if the regular ones are the small ones or not but I always use the small ones. Never do they fall out of my hands and they barely shift during my playing either. Best picks IMO.
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Old 11-04-2013, 04:01 AM   #35
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Standard Jazz III's here as well, although I'd like to use some alternate versions like the Ultex or the bigger Jazz III's.. Too bad my shop doesn't sell them, and I'm too lazy to order them.
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Old 11-05-2013, 03:00 PM   #36
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Steve Vais Ibanez picks 1.12, i like the form and great texture so it stays comfortable even with sweating fingers
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