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Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by poolshark, Oct 13, 2001.
what are good pick sizes for basses?
like for a certain style like punk, etc.?
Whew! I'm glad that said PICK!
Anyhow, I think it's just whatever makes it easiest to play. When I played in a band that did some Allmans covers, I used these picks that I got from Modulus. It was a little difficult (and expensive) to get them, but I see that now they're selling them from their website for $25 for 100. They're really thick, if that's the kind of pick you like....
I use .73mm Dunlop Tortex (yellow) picks. They are medium I think. When it comes to picks, the thinner they are, the faster you can pick. I used to use .60mm orange, but they wore out too fast and sounded too clicky. I like the yellow ones better.
The best things about Dunlop Tortex picks is they last very long, they dont chip like Fender picks, and they have a picture of a turtle on them! so cute!
I posted a thread around this premise a while back. i used to use a gator grip 1.0 . Now i use a Tortex 1.14. faster. but the tone from the gator grip was more fuller i think.
Not much to do with basses.
Misc. seems like a better place for this one.
So off you go.
the best pick for bass.. sounds warm and still gives you the picking sound.
Ditto FLOWER BOX.
I don't use a pick much, but when I do, Stubbys are the best.
The won't break or bend like most picks.
My pick HAS to bend a little. i play some fast stuff, and hamering down and upstroks with a pick that doesnt bend is kinda hard....
is everyone insane? why do you all use such thick picks!!!!!!
I hate thick picks, I dont know why. I just cant use them.
don't pick much, but when I do I use whatever geetar pick I have in my pocket and it works fine IMO.