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Poll: Dunlop Pick Thickness

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by moxnix9, Jul 5, 2002.

  1. Red-.50 MM

    0 vote(s)
  2. Orange-.60 MM

    10 vote(s)
  3. Yellow-.73 MM

    7 vote(s)
  4. Green-.88 MM

    11 vote(s)
  5. Blue-1.00 MM

    12 vote(s)
  6. Purple-1.14 MM

    16 vote(s)
  7. White-1.50 MM (I found some at my local music store)

    3 vote(s)
  8. Depends (Please specify)

    8 vote(s)
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  1. This is only for pick users that use Tortex Dunlop picks. What thickness do you ALWAYS use? Otherwise check depends and please specify.
  2. By the way I use .60 MM cuz I play a lot of chords/power chords.
  3. Does anyone really care?:( I'm upset and disappointed...(sob).
  4. The green meanies.
  5. Listen


    May 19, 2002
    i use whatever is thickest
  6. This poll is worthless...will more people please vote...someone has got use Tortex picks!
  7. berserk


    Aug 24, 2000
    Parma, Ohio
    Blue Triangles all the way! :cool:
  8. i voted that it depends. i use lighter picks for more of a thinner sound, while it allows me to go faster.

    i use fatter picks to get a nice, deep sound for slower stuff.

    but i generally use the 1.0mm

    by the by, i only pick about 30% of the time
  9. craigb

    craigb G&L churnmeister Supporting Member

    Not that I use a pick a lot but it depends on the bass I'm playing. I like the black ones (2 mm?) on some basses, the green ones on some and on others I resort to a Fender heavy pick.

    My green one has disappeared from my pocket so I guess that's the one I used last.
  10. I used to use some personalized green ones that said "Loudmouth" and the guitar and/or bass players name on 'em... played a show w/them in San Francisco and they left a big pile of 'em behind... :p

    I mostly use my fingers now so that pile lasted about a year...
  11. Stupidnick


    Mar 22, 2002
    ...my room...
    i use flesh colored pics..... made of real flesh.. there really my fingers....lol *grins* but sometimes reallly i use the green tortex ones whatever thickness it is.. I dont limit myself.. i use picks if it sounds right with the song though and i like picks better but for my sake i usually use my fingers while learning the latest jazz song by notation and slapping at a million miles an hour

    note the sarcasm.. i just dont wana be looked down at cause i dont like notation and use a pick...... =D
  12. Well, when I can't find any of my Big Stubby's (3mm) I'll normally use a .88mm.
  13. Funkster


    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    When I do use a pick for certain things it's always the Green .88 I used to like the Fender Extra heavy's but they were discontinued a few years back.
  14. joke


    Sep 17, 2001
    I usually use the green or blue triangles. I started out using the blue ones, but when I caught the Jimmy Eat World bassist's green pick at a gig, i used it, then went out and bought a few.
  15. Noah-Fecks


    Sep 13, 2000
    Scotia, NY
    I've gone from using the girth enhanced Black picks (thicker than white) down to a nice orange. Even the yellow and greens seem so hard when I play them now. Back in the day I hated thin picks but life changes and so do i.
  16. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    These days I use picks only on 2 of my songs, I prefer the feel and sound of flesh and bones rigth into the strings....... but when the song is too fast or I want that hard -attack sound, I pick a pick.:D

    .......1.00 mm., the blue ones.......
  17. BassMann2112


    Jun 21, 2002
    Yes this poll is useless. I would not be seen dead with a piece of plastic in-between me and my bass. :oops: :eek: :confused: :(
  18. Dunlop Nylon .73mm, the Grey ones.
  19. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm...

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    1mm dunlop picks, mine are black though....
  20. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton My P doesn’t have flats or tort Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    i use the purple 1.14


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