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whaaaaaats your fav pick & strings????

Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 1:21 pm
by SUSHI GUY
8) i have tried many picks and strings in the past like everyone has and this combi has been my best ever since the early 90s. it was a struggle before i met these and those struggling times were uncomfortable if i recall then now. it felt like the extensions of my hands when i first tried them. it has become a part of me since and i cant seem to leave them alone for forever. its very much as i cant live w/o them. its one of my worst fears that if ernie ball stopped making that pick then what i be like w/o? i know they never stop making the slinkys but their picks?........i got worried big time once so i just bought 80 of this ernie ball picks and it was in 1991 or something.......j.

@ (Cellulose Acetate Nitrate) tortoise Shell, Heavy 0.94mm

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@ Super Slinky Nickel Wound .009 - .042 Pink pack

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@ i also use the earnie ball poly straps usually.........

8)

Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 1:30 pm
by SUSHI GUY
:) so whats your fav picks and strings and straps and drinks????? i am so dew addicted for a long time now......j

Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 3:25 pm
by Ozeshin
Bloody Mick and his Zakk Wylde fixation...it's rubbing off:
My picks
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And my strings
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I used to use Boomers many MANY years ago and I've recently gone back to them.

Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 4:30 pm
by JohnA
Dunlop small stubby 3mm

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D'addario 10-52's
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Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:10 pm
by leadguitar_323
Good to see the "stiff" picks there guys. I was talking to Tommy Emanual in Sydney a few years back and he told me that " if you can bend your pick then throw it away" he went on to say that the light and shade should come from your hands, not your pick.... :D I use D'andrea Pro Grip 1.21mm Picks, they have a "rough" finish and i like that, i sweat a lot and used to lose a few picks, not any more.. I use DR and Dunlop strings depending on the gauges, DR for the 10-52's and Dunlop for anything up too 70-12's...

http://muzyczny.pl/pokaz.pl?id=105987&u ... ent=105987

Mick

Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:43 pm
by Ozeshin
JohnA wrote:Dunlop small stubby 3mm

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D'addario 10-52's
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------------->Refraining from comments about Poms and their "short and stubby's" :P

Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:50 pm
by JohnA
Look at the strings though Oze XL :lol:

Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 6:14 pm
by leadguitar_323
JohnA wrote:Look at the strings though Oze XL :lol:
Extra Little..... :lol:

Mick

Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 12:44 am
by JohnA
leadguitar_323 wrote:
JohnA wrote:Look at the strings though Oze XL :lol:
Extra Little..... :lol:

Mick
Pick on JohnA day! What do I need to do post pics?

Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 2:34 am
by luis
I like Gibson Vintage(now discontinued) strings 0.010 and I tried after a knowledge person recomendation Scalar strings and I can say these are my favourites,great feel.Regarding pics I feel more comfortable using fingers and nails but I like Dunlop 1 mm. pics.

Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 2:46 am
by SUSHI GUY
luis wrote:I like Gibson Vintage(now discontinued) strings 0.010 and I tried after a knowledge person recomendation Scalar strings and I can say these are my favourites,great feel.Regarding pics I feel more comfortable using fingers and nails but I like Dunlop 1 mm. pics.
8) gibson vintage......very cool luis!

Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 5:52 am
by leadguitar_323
JohnA wrote:
leadguitar_323 wrote:
JohnA wrote:Look at the strings though Oze XL :lol:
Extra Little..... :lol:

Mick
Pick on JohnA day! What do I need to do post pics?
We'll take your word for it mate......pleeeeeeease no pics.. :o :o :lol: :lol:

Mick

Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 8:20 am
by marcusnieman
For picks:

Dunlop Jazz III Stiffo Sharp - 1.38mm


Strings:

D'Addario EXL115's nickel wound (11 - 49 sometimes with the high E replaced with a 12)

Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:39 am
by Dave_Mc
i use dunlop gator grip 1.5mm, and rotosound 9s/pinks (for E tuning, anyway). I think I'm going to try those Newtone strings next, though, I've been hearing some good things about them.

Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 5:17 pm
by JohnA
leadguitar_323 wrote:
JohnA wrote:
leadguitar_323 wrote:
JohnA wrote:Look at the strings though Oze XL :lol:
Extra Little..... :lol:

Mick
Pick on JohnA day! What do I need to do post pics?
We'll take your word for it mate......pleeeeeeease no pics.. :o :o :lol: :lol:

Mick
:lol: