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for me its .36 and .24 nylon
usually dunlops but occasionally I find thin sand papery no name brands
also quite good

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Dunlop 1mm, black with the grippy texture on them. Thats the ONLY pick I will use. Well really I've been using them so long they are the only ones I can use now. Nothing else feels right.
 
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Did we do this poll already? I can't remember...

For acoustic I like the sharp attack of a brand new .73 mm Tortex. For electric I'll go to the Tortex if I really need some bite but otherwise I pretty much always use 1.14 mm Dunlop 500s -- they have an edge I find very versatile.
 

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man I love the dunlop Jazz II's. I have yet to try the jazz III's but they seem awesome too...I think its just a difference in the tip pointyness....
 

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man I love the dunlop Jazz II's. I have yet to try the jazz III's but they seem awesome too...I think its just a difference in the tip pointyness....
I used to use a typical shaped pick and half an hour after using a Jazz III I threw the other picks out, lol.

I can play much faster with them 'cause of the sharp tip, the thickness, and they don't slip from sweat because of the raised text on both sides... makes pinch harmonics easier to achieve 'cause the size of the pick is about half that of a typical one... among many other things, they rock.
 

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I assume Tortex is some type of plastic?
 

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I've always liked the old style celluloid (plastic) picks. The Fender shape works for me.

I like the durability of nylon but I prefer the sound of the plastic.

I buy them by the gross with my name on them (for kicks).
 

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I like hard plastic that doesn't bend with a smooth finish. Generally .96mm

It just feels more pleasant then nylon and I think the pop it gives you is key for certain styles. (such as funk)
 
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