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Old 10-19-2010, 03:26 AM
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Default How do you know when a guitar pick has 'worn out' ?

Ive tried many, many types of picks and have pretty much settled on the Dunlop Tortex 60mm and there are many of them lying around my place.

But i just realised that i actually dont really know when its time to say, yep, this ones worn out and move to the next one.

I have sort of picked up new picks unconciously but with a few exceptions when it was really, really worn, Im not really been able to determine when its time to go for the next one.

So, how do you know when a pick has had its day, do you look and feel the sharpness, wear on top etc ..?

Is there an average a number of hours a pick of say 60mm should work before its 'retired' ?

cheers.
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