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post #16 of 121 (permalink) Old 05-01-2007, 02:26 PM
 
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Re: Ultex Jazz III review

I got a pick from JD and i love it. Although I loathe the normal size Ultex, in Jazz III form it's perfect.
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post #17 of 121 (permalink) Old 05-03-2007, 01:45 PM
 
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oh my heck. this is awesome. barring vai picks, jazzIIIs and the regular ultexes have been my favorite, and i've played the ultexes because they just last longer. this makes me distastefully happy.

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why do people keep saying that red and black Jazz III pics sound different? How are they different other than color? I use both and haven't noticed. What should I be looking for?

It does bother me that they wear out so easily.
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why do people keep saying that red and black Jazz III pics sound different? How are they different other than color? I use both and haven't noticed. What should I be looking for?

It does bother me that they wear out so easily.
To me it's more that they feel different and respond differently because of the different material type. Never thought about sound, but I'd imagine the red's would be more trebly because of the seemingly denser material.
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post #20 of 121 (permalink) Old 05-03-2007, 05:15 PM
 
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thats pathetic... I never even noticed they were made from different materials!
It's ok... I will NOT be posting samples of my playing.
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post #21 of 121 (permalink) Old 05-03-2007, 08:45 PM
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I notice absolutely no difference in the red and blacks. I will buying some Ultex, though. Sounds exactly like what I need. I like the large Jazz III (red, of course, I like the colour).

Cheers for the review.
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post #22 of 121 (permalink) Old 05-04-2007, 08:13 AM
 
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i just mailed dunlop, theyre sending me some samples all the way to south africa awesome service!
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I notice absolutely no difference in the red and blacks. I will buying some Ultex, though. Sounds exactly like what I need.
The reds gave a bit more "snap" to them and a brighter tone. I find the blacks are a bit duller/smoother sounding. They're very similar though.

I'm looking forward to trying the Ultex III out too.
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post #24 of 121 (permalink) Old 05-04-2007, 02:09 PM
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Again, I find no difference at all, and I've really tried to hear and feel whatever difference there is.

I also mailed 'em and got a reply. They're sending me a sample. Cool!
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Strings Direct in the UK will be having them in stock in a couple of weeks.

Dee - the difference between red/black is subtle but it's there
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post #26 of 121 (permalink) Old 05-04-2007, 09:39 PM
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My ears are shot to bits man, too many years standing in front of a Marshall!
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I agree with bikeman. I can notice and feel a difference between the two. To me the black ones have a slightly harder tone/feel and digs in deeper to the strings.
I prefer the tone of the red ones more.

It looks like i'll be waiting awile longer for the Ultex's. They were supposed to come with the guitar, but because they still haven't been released it seems i'll be ordering them in separately.

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post #28 of 121 (permalink) Old 05-05-2007, 12:46 AM
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Anne, drop an email to 'em, they'll send out a free sample. If I get more than one I'll send you one.
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I can feel a more noticeable difference in the tactile quality than in the tone, but the differences are there as well, and they're really subtle.

I like both the blacks and the reds, both regular and XL versions. I figure I'll order a few bags of the Ultex Jazz III's, and *then* Dunlop will come out with an Ultex Jazz III XL.
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Anne, drop an email to 'em, they'll send out a free sample. If I get more than one I'll send you one.
they only send 1.
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