"I'd say to start cheap. Figure out what gauge and shape you like first, and then start experimenting with different materials. I have several favorites: Wegen 1.4mm, and their bluegrass pick. I currently use a BlueChip TAD-1R…"
"I just bought my 2nd Martin, a 2012 D-18. My first was a Martin HD-28V. Both are outstanding guitars. The D-18 is, IMHO, the best guitar for your money.
I just placed an order today with Bob Colosi, for a set of buffalo…"
"Had the chance to see David Grier, Brian Sutton, and Tim O'Brien last weekend at the Denison University Bluegrass Festival, in Granville, OH. It was my first time seeing all three artists. Had such a great time!! David was…"
"I have a left handed Blue Chip TAD 3R 40 pick and I find it a great pick to use, no scraping and quick on the strings. The only problem is that the tone is quite bass-y which is great for lead picking or Mandolin but not so good for rhythm…"
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Howdy. I'm a guitar maker and I got an inquiry from one Tim Allred on my contact form that I use on my website to try to cut down on spam. Unfortunately he didn't give a phone number and he gave an email address that will accept messages only from addresses that are on his list--which obviously mine is not. So my messages have all been returned to me. There are many Tim Allreds around. I noticed that this site has a member by that name, who is clearly interested in guitars, so I though…See More