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Old 04-05-2021, 05:50 PM
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Hey Folks,

Coming soon! The Norman Blake Picks.

It has been amazing to work with Norman on this. Weíve been going back and forth on prototypes for both a mandolin and guitar pick. These will be made to his exact preferences. He knows just what heís lookiní for and the picks will have the exact shapes, thicknesses, materials and bevels (in terms of both angle and amount) that suit him just right.

Iíve gotta say, Norman is such a kind, gentle, and open-minded individual. Really, I havenít met anyone quite like him. He makes you feel like a lifelong friend. To talk with him is like an education on how to treat people in deeply respectful manner, and I aspire to be more like him.

These picks should be available on the site in a week or two. Maybe even three, we arenít rushing this.
Have a great day,

-Nik

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p.s. Norman does not have or use the internet. He lives out in the country in Georgia and would rather be pickiní his guitar on his porch rather than scrolling through a Facebook newsfeed. Pretty cool if you ask me. Anyways, to help get the word out please consider sharing the posts about these Norman Blake Picks.
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Old 04-06-2021, 06:13 AM
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Wow, what an exciting collaboration. Congratulations on that. Eager to see the picks released. Anything else you can share about ballpark thickness and shape/size?
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Thanks! There will be three picks in this collection. Norman and I worked on 2 for guitar and 1 for mandolin. The guitar picks will measure in at 1.4 and 1.5mm. The mandolin pick will be 1.5mm!
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Congrats Nik! Great to see your fine product being recognized.
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Thank yah Stephen!
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Very cool Nik. Look forward to seeing what you and Norman come up with.
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Thanks!
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Congrats on this, Nik. Norman is one of my favorite pickers and just about everyone's favorite human.

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thanks! Pretty exciting
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