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.38mm plectrums..good enough for napalm death...

Discussion in 'Backline' started by halibuttsharon, May 18, 2011.

  1. TheDriller

    TheDriller Member

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    Fuck burning churches, lets burn down schools and
    For anyone saying thin picks are better,
    Imagine hitting a church bell with a wooden plank, listen to it.
    Now imagine hitting it with a sheet of cardboard, listen again.

    sounds like shit huh?
     
  2. JeffTD

    JeffTD Senhor Testiculo

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    Imagine painting the thin edge of a wooden plank a paint brush, feel it.
    Now imagine painting it with a brick, feel it.

    Feels like shit, doesn't it?
     
  3. TheDriller

    TheDriller Member

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    Yeah jeff, bricks are shit at painting,
    Points for effort though.
     
  4. JeffTD

    JeffTD Senhor Testiculo

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    You've gotta admit, hitting a bell is a terrible comparison to hitting a guitar string. If we were comparing it to hitting a snare with a drumstick vs a rod, maybe, but a guitar string?
     
  5. Mattayus

    Mattayus Sir Groove-A-Lot

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    I use Jim Dunlop carbon fibre Max Grip Jazz III. You hear nothing but the strings.
    With thin picks, you hear the pick almost, because it's so scratchy and flappy.
     
  6. reneisgod

    reneisgod Rene

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    -Noodles- 3 Initals Mixer

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    All about these.
     
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    I use those for bass guitar, and the 2mm ones for guitar. Those are the best picks ever
     
  10. Harry Hughes

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    My picks of choice for quite a while now. I imagine I'm not alone in using these
     
  11. zirkonflex

    zirkonflex You name it

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    Tortex 1.35 SHARP, the absolute boss.
    The sharpness is really the shit, certainly my main pick right now.
     
  12. SimonTaddio_Qc

    SimonTaddio_Qc Headbanger

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    I have quite a collection of picks and when recording DIs, I'd say I can spend at least 1 hour finding the best sounding one. Sometimes I'll even use different ones for different riffs.
    The thickness of the pick alone is not that relevant, as the strings gauge has a lot to do with which pick works/sounds best.

    I remember jamming with a gypsy kind of guy a couple months ago, and the guy was just using HUUUUUUUGE picks, like 3+ mm, but he had one of the best sounding pick attack I've ever heard on an acoustic guitar, but obviously these wouldn't work as good in another context.
     
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    I think new picks with a few seconds of shredding are the best. I do believe the thicker picks have a better tone to them and also believe if you can pick well on a thicker pick you will be able to pick well on a thinner pick as well. BTW, Thinner picks tend to Bow and I hate that, When a pick starts to bow or get worn I toss it for a new one right away. That's just me.
     
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    I also like these but nothing less than 1 mm.
     
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    3.0mm triangle live , otherwise 1mm triangle regular dunlop at home
     
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    LMFAO this is awesome for burning your guitar without gaz and matches lawl
     
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    zirkonflex You name it

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    Napalm Death is not the authority on great sounding andclean guitar tracks btw.
    I bet those guys just say fuck it and cut their picks from an old credit card if they feel like it.
     
  20. Lasse Lammert

    Lasse Lammert HCAF Blitzkrieg

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    this!

    usually I prefer Pickboy ST4 Stone though, but they're too expensive.

    best alternative for a good sound is the JazzIII Ultex, live I'm playing the max grips as well
     

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