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Old 06-21-2019, 02:13 PM
musicman1951 musicman1951 is offline
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Yes, $50 for a pick is expensive. I only pay $40 - but if I found a better pick I could also find another $10.

Picks are like guitars: it's crazy to pay for sound you can't hear, and it's crazy to spend money on guitar sound that you'd rather spend somewhere else.

Play what makes you happy.
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Old 06-21-2019, 03:51 PM
Silly Moustache Silly Moustache is offline
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Seems that BC picks are a constant and repeated subject here.

Let's just get one or two things straight. The pick that Justin seems to be using is, I believe, a TD50.

TD means standard 351 style teardrop, and the 50 means 50/1000" (1.23 m/m).

The picks up to "60" - cost $35, plus $5 to be personalised. This price has not increased since they were introduced.

Shipping is extra, and, of course, shipping to the UK/EU costs more than in the USA.

Also, if the value of the package is over 27 more UKC&E may impose an excise duty, and 20% VAT.

When I bought mine, a single pick was under 27 but exchange rates have changed. (I got burnt for one shipment of more than one pick - learnt my lesson).

Sound : I would not expect a listener to discern the difference in tone between this pick and another of similar shape and thickness, but I would expect most guitarists to sense the feel, speed etc.

Finally :

My car takes 65 litres of petrol, at 1.33 per litre. That is 86.45. At the current ROE = $110.15.

If you value half a tank higher than a lifetime lasting pick. OK.
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Old 06-21-2019, 03:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Charmed Life Picks View Post
Ken, I've never played the Guitar Moose products, but here a lot of good things about that, from you and others.

Scott, prior to my using your wonderful picks I was a big fan of Guitar Moose picks and occasionally grab one just for kicks. But I DO LOVE the sticky dots and use them on all the picks I currently play with, mostly the CLP .75 brown tri (my fav)
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Old 06-21-2019, 11:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Groovingdan View Post
The link to see which pick is which isn't working for me. Does anyone know which one the BC is in the video? I liked 3, 4, and 7 the best.
3 - Fender Thin
4 - Dunlop Nylon .38
7 - Dragon Heart wooden pick

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Dunlop Jazz III
Fender Thin
Dunlop Nylon .38
Dunlop Nylon .60
Dunlop Nylon 1mm
Dragon Heart wooden pick
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Tortex Purple 1.14mm
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