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  1. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    This is such an Amazing pick such whole,round and crisp tone at your fingertips...Rodney and I have been sharing this with many friends...He had mentioned that he wanted to share this little secret with others at the Jem site but is unable to post...So my fellow Jemheads here it is the V-PICK...
  2. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    Alright all you jemsiters, its time to start talking about picks, what kind you use, gauge, and why you use them ! Purpose of topic To inform and educate fellow jemsiters of pick selections and opinions. How this topic will work Users will post their favorite picks and then explain why they...
  3. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    A few days ago I noticed that my fast alternate picking speed was noticeably slower than normal. I realized my picking technique wasn't affecting my fast playing, it was the pick itself! I used to use .96mm Dunlop Gator picks and I could shred/play fast quite well, but ever since I switched to...
  4. Polls
    Doesn't matter much to me, I used to be all tortex but now I use the nylon jazz IIIs
  5. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    Lately, I've been working on my speed-picking. I'm trying to get faster with my up-down stroke, but can't get my pick to move fast enough and hit the string every time. I don't want to sound retarded here, I know the proper technique to hold the pick, but I'm wondering if my tension on holding...
  6. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    After the article in this months Guitar One I decided to try them out. Just got two black and two red. Looks promising though, it will take a few days to get used to but I think I'm going to like them.
  7. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    Current issue of Guitar One with Eric Johnson on a doubleneck - has a feature article on a pick! Evidentely, the Dunlop JAZZ III is some sort of 'super-pic' that major players like Tremonti, Johnson, Laiho and Petrucci use exclusively. The way these guys are quoted, this pick was a huge part...
  8. Polls
    Just curious. I use Dunlop Tortex 0.88mm. The green ones. They're great: not too thin, not too thick. By the way, don't you just love the little turtle illustration on it? :D http://www.jimdunlop.com/index.php?page=products/pip&id=8&pmh=products/picks The alligator illustration on the 'Gator...
  9. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    I have just come to the conclusion, that my playing is never going to get to the point of being any good, and I think the one thing that really seems to be holding me back is my picking technique, or lack of. I need help, I always seem to dig too deep and get stuck on the string or pick too...
  10. Off-topic / Miscellaneous
    the rest of the forums are disabled in regard to posting/replying. all posts here in this TEMP FORUM will be wiped clean.. glen
  11. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    how do i learn to do this in a controlled way, as in, at the moment, i just spazam (sp?) my hand, works fine, but im not in controll, and for string changeing/skipping, i really need to be in controll if what im doing. any advice?? ive tried just picking to a metranome, and slowly increasing the...
  12. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    this is a question for any players out there who have a VERY solid technique and are pretty much fearless in tackling alternate picked lines (i know you're out there!) : so here's the deal; i've noticed that, of the proficient shredders i've played with, their picking attack is really heavy...
  13. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    Has anyone here tried any of the various Ibanez picks? It's hard to tell from photos, but it looks to me that the Gilbert signatures (and to maybe a lesser extent the Vais) seem to have a slight point on the tip. I've been wondering about the rubber and sand grips, as well. Very hard to find...
  14. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    For years I've used just Fender heavys. But I'm always open to try new things. So far, nothing comes close. I just want to try something new, something that doesn't wear as easily like the Dunlops with the beveled edge. My favorite all time pick was the Pickboy. The tip was a little...
  15. Vendors, Auction & Reseller Talk
    Hi all. I have been looking at a few places for custom guitar picks, and was wondering if anyone out there has dealt with any of the companies. Here is a short list I found. Most take your own designs via template upload in the basic formats, and payment online as well.. ...
  16. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    Hi guys. Longtime lurker here. You might find this funny but I thought I'd try. I have hundreds of guitar picks in all brands and sizes but I have an old guitar pick that came with a Jem I bought and I love it and can find none of them anywhere and maybe you can help. The pick says Ibanez on...
  17. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    This seems to be a reoccuring theme here so i mind as well put in my 2 cents. Buying gear because our favorite artist uses them! Oh man I'm sure we've all been there and deeply depressed about the amount of cash we have shelled out to buy Joe Schmoe's signature $3K amp, only to find out we...
  18. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    It seems when I play death metal power chords palm muted and very fast, my pick slides around every which way...and if I try to keep a tighter grip on it, I can't play as fast. Speed is the key here! :lol: Any tips on playing fast palm muted power chords?
  19. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    I would really want Jazz III picks with Jemsite graphics. This can be done along with the original order of Jemsite picks. Are YOU interested? The original discussion is here ->http://www.jemsite.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=30498&start=35
  20. Polls
    pretty self explanitory!!! Whats your favourite? I hover around the 1mm to 2mm range. :twisted:
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