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Old 01-21-2013, 10:00 AM   #1
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Creating guitar picks

Is there anyone who knows how you can create good guitar picks? Maybe by means of a website or a tool like a Pick Punch?
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:33 AM   #2
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Scissors and old credit cards work too unless you have to use a really heavy pick like I do.
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:55 AM   #3
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I got one of these as a stocking filler for Xmas:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pickmaster-...r/dp/B004SHGBDG

You can use it with any flexible plastic (e.g. old credit cards etc) to cut your own picks.
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Old 01-21-2013, 04:10 PM   #4
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Unless youíre practicing eight hours a day with soft picks you probably donít go through them fast enough to justify doing it yourself. 72 packs of Tortex picks are only $17 on Amazon.
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Old 01-21-2013, 05:04 PM   #5
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I used to take gift cards that I used up and made picks out of those when I was younger.
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:09 PM   #6
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I used to take gift cards that I used up and made picks out of those when I was younger.


What kind of template did you use? or just an original pick?
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:54 PM   #7
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I got one of these as a stocking filler for Xmas:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pickmaster-...r/dp/B004SHGBDG

You can use it with any flexible plastic (e.g. old credit cards etc) to cut your own picks.

Yeah, I've got one too. Awesome bit of kit.
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Old 01-22-2013, 03:15 PM   #8
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The main problem with making a pick this way is the edges are too sharp and create unwanted noise. They also grab the string all weird.
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Old 01-22-2013, 03:55 PM   #9
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I got one of these as a stocking filler for Xmas:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pickmaster-...r/dp/B004SHGBDG

You can use it with any flexible plastic (e.g. old credit cards etc) to cut your own picks.

Yeah this works.
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Old 01-22-2013, 04:54 PM   #10
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The main problem with making a pick this way is the edges are too sharp and create unwanted noise. They also grab the string all weird.

this, unless you take the damn time to sand each one down. i have that pickmaster thing.
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