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What pick are you using? Have you tried Gravity?

Discussion in 'Acoustic Heaven' started by DrPepper, Aug 11, 2020.

  1. DrPepper

    DrPepper Friend of Leo's

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    I lust watch a Jeremy Sheppard video where he did a pick shootout. The clear winner was the $29 Gravity pick. Now, I want one, I think.

    I've been using primetones for quite a while and tortex before that.

    I have a few different picks for different flavors of tone. Now, I guess I'll try one more.
     
  2. rangercaster

    rangercaster Poster Extraordinaire

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    I like V picks ...

    Picks and strings are cheap GAS items ... compared to $1000 guitars ....
     
  3. sirshackleton

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    I've tried a few Gravity picks. They're not bad. When it comes to that particular type of pick (material, design, etc), I think the V-Picks are a little nicer. Then again, I'm a plain old Tortex guy.
     
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    Recce Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    D7171482-580D-4E81-A859-E4E01F4B0084.jpeg CB645DF1-4B25-44FB-A481-0BFE88DE040F.jpeg V-picks, normally round medium, for electric and a Blue Chip CT 55 for acoustic.
     
  5. Bluego1

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    You must be referring to one of their thermoplastic “gold” picks. Most Gravity picks are acrylic and cost from 5 to 10 bucks, depending on thickness.
     
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    Yeah, I love Gravity picks. The gold pick line is pricey, but really good. I have actually been using their "Thin pick" line. They are grippy, and sound great. They make them from .6 to 1.1 thickness. Cheers to Gravity picks!
     
  7. bullfrogblues

    bullfrogblues Friend of Leo's

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    PM your mailing address to me and I'll send a couple to you. It won't be the $29 model, but Gravity anyway.
     
  8. blowtorch

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    Not tried the gravity. I like V picks like you guys, and also pointless picks:
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    I have tried the zero gravity pick, back when neurapathy was a big issue, with dropping my pick often
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    Currently I am back to generally good ol Fender Mediums
     
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  9. Fiesta Red

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    Most of the time, I use these five...

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    On rare occasions, I’ll use a Clayton 1.52mm teardrop-shaped one or a Dunlop Jazz III...something thick and pointy.
     
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    Palm reader could retire on that bad boy.
     
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    I really like the V picks as well, and typically use the Stiletto. I have used, and still do, Dunlop Jazz IIIs in various materials prior to finding the V picks.

    I also like the Max Grip for strummin'.
     
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  12. Tommy Biggs

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    I like the v pick acoustic model, especially the glow in the dark ones.
    I did try a sampler of Gravity, they were good too, but that V pick screamer/acoustic model was my fav.

    I still love my jazz III maxx grips though.
     
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  13. BluesGuitarMart

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    I've just started using the Jim Dunlop Nylon picks, they're purple and grippy. I like them so far but I have a weird relationship with picks where I have to use them but I hate them and I'm never happy with whichever ones I currently use.

    Luckily they're cheap so not the worst problem in the world to have.
     
  14. Fiesta Red

    Fiesta Red Poster Extraordinaire

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    Yeah, it’s been through a lot...along with everything else it’s attached to!
     
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    I never really give picks much thought.

    As long as they're the appropriate size and of a decent thickness, I'll use whatever. Shape, material, various edges, grips, etc...I just don't really consider those things.

    Should I?
     
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    I also prefer nylon, tried several gravity models and use gravity for bass playing. Bought a pkg each of probably twenty different style picks of various makes and materials but have always got back to nylon. Finally I settled on meshuggah signature Dunlop nylon, the point on these seems to stay in better shape than regular Dunlop nylon
     
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    Have often considered metal but haven’t tried, one of my favs Ian Bairnson uses a six pence and his sound is stellar!
     
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    Sorry but I would never spend 30 bucks on a pick, you could get three pickguard blanks on amazon for that money and make your own. I'm sorry, but their plastic ain't that special, sounds like this topic could rapidly approach directional cable territory. I wonder if the video was really just an ad.

    I used the round corners of fender mediums for at least ten years, now Jazz IIIs, I like them both just fine. Nothing makes me play or sound better than practicing.
     
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    LOL!
     
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