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  1. #9


    Join Date: Dec 2013
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    Whatever’s lying on the table. For general playing, Dunlop Gator Grip picks (1.5mm or 2.0mm). For faster, precise playing, I’ll go Dunlop Tortex Jazz IIIs (1.0mm)

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  3. #10


    Join Date: Oct 2016
    Location: Corpus Christi
    ME: LTD H7, KM6, 540SLTD
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    Still loving the Big Stubby.

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  4. #11


    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: Woodbridge, VA
    ME: CS USA Soloist 7
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    Rig: Mesa Triple Rec

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  6. #12


    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: Montreal / QC. / CAN.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Randy View Post
    How does the edge hold up? Literally my only complaint about any of my pointed Jazz style picks are the tips rounding over fairly quick.
    Hard to say, as I use a bunch on rotation and I kind of prefer them when the tip isn't "brand new pointy".
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  7. #13


    Join Date: Nov 2013
    Location: Akhet-Aten
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    At the moment, it's mostly that carbon fibre jazz thing or D'Addario Black Ice with a custom print for my band. (Never play without the blessing of the Aten)
    I had a phase where I was all about the bigger Tortex thingies but found my technique to get a bit clumsier with them.
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  8. #14


    Join Date: Dec 2008
    Location: Pennsyl-tucky
    ME: Schecter KM-7 mk iii
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    Rig: Orange Brent Hinds Terror

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    I have been using 2 mm Flowpicks for a bit over a year after like 30+ years of red nylon Jazz III.
    I tried a bunch of different pick sizes and material and ended up really liking the these. Great pick attack due to the pick thickness but also great control due to the bevels. I tried the 1.5 mm also but much preferred the 2.0 mm.

    My only negative is that I wish they were Jazz III size (They are Jazz III xl sized).

    I just ordered some of these: Ernie Ball Prodigy Picks (2mm)



    I think/hope/wonder if they are closer to Jazz III size.

    Curious to see if I will like these better than the flow picks.
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  9. #15


    Join Date: Apr 2010
    Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Quote Originally Posted by playstopause View Post
    I've been using carbon fiber Max-Grip Jazz III for years now and won't ever go back in the plectrum rabbit hole.
    That's where I was.... and then I thought I'd try to mix it up a bit. I tried Dunlop Tortex Flex Jazz III Guitar Pick, 1.35mm... didn't like the lack of grip or bevelled edge.
    I've been trying the JPs recently and getting on well with them.

  10. #16


    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: Boston, MA
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    Rig: AFX3 / KPA / MKV

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    Timely thread, I just had a new batch made up (the black ones). Black and blue are 1.0, purple is 1.14. XJJ jumbo jazz.

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