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#1
Hi guys, well..
Lately i've been using the dunlop jazz III picks. And i have to admit, their pretty small.
Too small for my liking in fact.. So! Could you give me some ideas? What picks to try out.. what feels comfortable for you..
I'm more into the thicker ones..

Please and thanks
#2
Jazz III XLs: Jazz III's only bigger.

I use normal Jazz IIIs for electric playing and Jazz III XLs for acoustic.
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#3
Quote by Yerjam
Jazz III XLs: Jazz III's only bigger.

I use normal Jazz IIIs for electric playing and Jazz III XLs for acoustic.


I didnt really like those either. Thanks for replying though
#4
I use Dunlop Tortex and they're great but I thought you can get Jazz III's in different sizes ?

EDIT: Never mind.
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#6
Quote by falconthefirst
I use Dunlop Tortex and they're great but I thought you can get Jazz III's in different sizes ?

EDIT: Never mind.


They're the ones that come in many colors right?
#7
Quote by Joshua_Krunch
They're the ones that come in many colors right?


Yeah, depending on the thickness.

I use Tortex green .88 picks (i think, its semi rubbed off) and they're pretty good
#8
I use:
Jim Dunlop
USA NYLON
.73mm

Boring little grey things, but I've been really addicted to them for quite a while now
#9
Quote by UltimateDud
I use:
Jim Dunlop
USA NYLON
.73mm

Boring little grey things, but I've been really addicted to them for quite a while now


Are they like extremly flappy? or are they thick enough for some chugging action.
#10
to be honest i have been using a 20 cent coin lately. Than i thought that a 10 cent piece would be better coz it was thinner, but it was too small, so i went back to the 20 cents.... I'm not even joking.
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to be honest i have been using a 20 cent coin lately. Than i thought that a 10 cent piece would be better coz it was thinner, but it was too small, so i went back to the 20 cents.... I'm not even joking.

alright brian may but he used a quarter
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#12
i always use ibanez heavies or planet waves surepicks

go with the surepicks, quality plastic and the grip is great
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#13
I used to use Dunlop Tortex .88 picks but now I use a metal pick.
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alright brian may but he used a quarter


Wrong.

He used old Sixpences.
#17
I don't even know who Brian May is, but i'll look him up now (flame sheild up)
I just like the feeling of the coin.
#18
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I don't even know who Brian May is, but i'll look him up now (flame sheild up)
I just like the feeling of the coin.


You can also get some cool slide like sounds by using a coin.
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#19
Either JS Heavies or Dunlop 2.0mm
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#20
dunlop big stubby 3mm for everything.
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#21
I used to love the Tortex but thats when i got into the Jazz III's. But you can try the Tortex (the green one) its nice too, nice grip.
#22
Quote by H4T3BR33D3R
You can also get some cool slide like sounds by using a coin.

yeah man! i was jamming before, and i was using the coin as a slide over the pickups, and it worked as a solo.
i liked it
#25
Quote by Baraga
Dunlop tortex 0.5 and 1.0(blue pick)
Best picks ive ever used (and i havent use many o


0.5's are nice to use, very thin. I like using them for playing soft clean pieces
#26
The Dunlop 1.5mm. I used to use the Dunlop Tortex 0.73mm, but I had to use the 1.5mm for a while, and now I just can't use the 0.73mm...Too floppy.

It's Jazz III purple, funnily enough.
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#28
I use Jazz III XLs (the red ones) for electric, Tortex .88mm for acoustic and purple tortex (1.14mm?) for bass.

In the past I've used just about everything under the sun but after extensive experimentation with feel and tone this is what I really do prefer.
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#29
i usually have those boring old blue or green tortex but yesterday i got one of those weird ones that looks like a shark fin i think it's a pretty versatile pick (okay thats a first). 1mm.

what is so good about jazz III's?
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#30
I use a Dunlop 2mm for my guitar, it never bends and you can play fast with out the pick bending.
#31
I used to use regular picks, but I just got hooked on the III's. Don't know why you hate em!
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#32
Green Dunlop Tortex's. Really nice feel and playability.
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#34
anything between .8 - 1.14 mm
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#35
Dunlop Tortex .073mm mostly, sometimes .60mm, very occasionally 1.14mm and Dunlop Gator Grip .71mm and .96mm. Depends on the guitar I'm playing and the tone I want.

I don't get what the obsession with Jazz III's is. They're horrible, too small and the point murders your strings.
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#36
i use dunlop hards. perfect thickness for me.
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#38
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#40
After a lot of hit and miss, I found myself always going back to the same picks, so I think I've finally found "my" picks: the main ones, Dunlop black Jazz III's (I like the small size, they're perfect for my picking style) and also the Dunlop 0.73mm Tortex (for more standard and acoustic playing).
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