|Ezmar ||11-19-2012 01:49 PM |
Pick players: What do you use?
I don't always play with a pick, but when I do, I use a Dunlop Jazz III.
A little weird, I know, but it's the only thing that's comfortable for me. Anyone else use the regular Jazz III on bass? What DO you use, and why?
|skidmarkbass ||11-19-2012 01:58 PM |
I'm a finger player mostly, but I have been messing around with picks lately. I really like the planet waves light .60 mm. Sounds great with flats.
|Scott Sauna ||11-19-2012 02:00 PM |
I usually use a pick so I've tried out a lot of different brands and thicknesses, my favorite has to be black Dunlop .88. I use .73 for guitar and .88 for bass. I used 1.0 for awhile but they aren't flexible enough for my play style.
|ntenny ||11-19-2012 02:03 PM |
Am I the only one who likes metal picks? Someone gave me a copper pick when I was at university and I used it for bass until I lost it, as one does---I've just gotten around to buying a few more and I find the rigidity helpful.
(I'm a guitard as well, so I'm used to the feel of those spindly little strings against a plastic pick---on a bass string I feel like a plastic pick doesn't have enough backbone.)
|colcifer ||11-19-2012 02:10 PM |
When I play guitar, I use .8 mm thick acetate Claytons exclusively.
|sillyfabe ||11-19-2012 02:13 PM |
I use a pick about 5% of the time but when I do I use Dunlop Tortex .73mm picks (the yellow ones)...
|macbassplayer ||11-19-2012 02:14 PM |
Blue Tortex 1mm
|Corevalay ||11-19-2012 02:17 PM |
|jay tay ||11-19-2012 02:26 PM |
I switch from finger to pick quite a bit so I use one of these...
Unfortunately it stops me from slapping, So I can either play finger style and slap, or play finger style and pick, but not all three, and not pick and slap.
|FatCity ||11-19-2012 02:32 PM |
Dunlop Tortex 1.14mm (the purple ones)
|MrMeacham ||11-19-2012 02:38 PM |
I've grown fond of the Everly Brothers picks. The star works for me.
|musicman666 ||11-19-2012 02:42 PM |
|MrPierre ||11-19-2012 02:43 PM |
Red "Brain" pick.
|LarryO ||11-19-2012 02:44 PM |
SAME AS SILLYFABE the yellow one
|LumberjackTBird ||11-19-2012 02:50 PM |
I have a lot of picks I have just picked up here and there. The ones I use the most are 1 or bigger, and they have to have a little flex. I have some cheap, walmart first act picks that are a soft plastic and probably 1.5. A few of them I have used so much the first act logo wore off. Bummer...
Anyone used a wooden pic? A friend gave me one, its pretty cool, but started to get ate up with my roundwounds. So its just a novelty now...
|nutso42 ||11-19-2012 02:53 PM |
When pick playing on bass, I prefer strength and rigidity. In those fields, nothing beats these:
However, when I'm playing guitar, I like these best:
Dunlops. Darn good stuff. Never had one break, and the grips on it are ridiculously good.
|musicman666 ||11-19-2012 02:55 PM |
Fender picks always seem to break in my opinion..
|mjac28 ||11-19-2012 02:58 PM |
Beatles- Rubber Wedgies 5.0mm
Rock- Adamas Graphite 2.0mm Dunlop "Big Stubby" 3.0mm
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