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Old 03-07-2009, 09:23 AM   #1
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Ultex vs Tortex picks

I need picks for a fast gallop rythm, I hear 1mm Ultex is the way to go. So far I've only played Tortex picks and I was wondering if there's that big of a difference. Any Ultex fanatics here? :]
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Old 03-07-2009, 09:26 AM   #2
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just try them out and you'll see what you like.
I prefer 0.60 Tortex but I play power chords and this kind of stuff.
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Old 03-07-2009, 09:29 AM   #3
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yellow tortex all the way man. or orange if you need a little more give
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Old 03-07-2009, 09:30 AM   #4
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There's actually not much difference. It all comes into preference. The feel is somehow smoother with utex, imo.
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Old 03-07-2009, 09:39 AM   #5
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What the hell?

Are the pics colour coded or something for rigidity or what?

Seriously this would be helpful, i use 1mm Black Nylon Jim dunlop picks, and some awesome Clayton USA pick 0.94mm thick and i have no idea what the difference is.

EDIT: Oh cool the clayton is made of of ultem? is that good.

Incase you hand't worked it out, yes i am a complete noob.

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Old 03-07-2009, 11:49 AM   #6
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I always drop ultex picks, definately stick with the tortex
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Old 03-07-2009, 11:51 AM   #7
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Ultexes are better, IMO, but Tortexes are slightly more grippy. Ultex never bends either.
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Old 03-07-2009, 11:56 AM   #8
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i use brain picks i think.. i cant use my tortexes they slip out of my hand way to much.. i like picks with the grips on them
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Old 03-07-2009, 04:39 PM   #9
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the fender 1 mm picks are fking excellent
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Old 03-07-2009, 04:43 PM   #10
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I love the firmness of ultex, but I also love tortex.
I use both.
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Old 03-07-2009, 04:46 PM   #11
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I actually really like Dunlop Nylon Standards with the grips on them.
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