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Graphite Picks

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by colforbin, Nov 10, 2000.

  1. colforbin


    Nov 10, 2000
    Has anybody ever seen a graphite pick? Mike Gordon (Phish) uses them, and the attack he gets is unreal...If so where could I get some...He was interviewed in Bass Player a couple years ago and said that Ken Smith made them, but the guys at Ken Smith say that this is a rumor and that they never have made graphite picks.

    Thanks in advance,

  2. MMiller28


    Apr 27, 2003
    i am also very interested....phil lesh uses them as well as mike gordon. anyone knolw anything about them?
  3. Mike Money

    Mike Money In Memoriam

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    Graphite. Pft.

    We all know that it is all about Jim Dunlop .88 milimeter picks.
  4. oddentity

    oddentity Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2000
    I use Modulus graphite picks and love 'em. I bought a bag of 100 ($25) off their website about about two years ago, and I still have plenty left. I gave a few to both of the guitarists in my band and now they swear by them too.

    They are rather thin and light, but very stiff. I think they only come in one gauge. The Modulus logo is raised off the surface of the pick, which makes them easy to hold on to.

    I think Dunlop also makes a graphite pick (but they call it carbon nylon).
  5. MMiller28


    Apr 27, 2003
    oddentity youve got pm

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