sweet man! can't wait to hear it. yeah, i'm planning on coming down on friday for sure and either monday or wedsnday also. i'll prolly be doing a thingymagig on texas style accompaniment on m or w if you're gonna be around. are you guys playing at wooten bros? d'you ever get that guy to send you some strings? can't wait to jam with you guys again! pick hard lol!
In answer to the pick... i have no idea what kind I use. Somebody gave me one at a festival several years back, and i havent been able to put it down. Its rounded on all three sides... if that helps to ID it...
Hey Jed, Thanks for the welcome. I mainly use a Bluegrass 1.0 white w/ holes. I have also used the 1.2, but went back to the 1.0. Mainly chose it, because it was the closest to the size and shape of my older picks.
BTW, has anyone tried to "rough up" a Wegen to get a better grip? You better have a grinder!
They're tough and last! Art
Sorry I didn't respond sooner. I just saw your comment. I was looking for the TF Shape Pick in a 150 or 1.5 size. I did see them on a website one time but the owner told me they were a special order and he was sold out. I use the TF 140's now in black but would love to have them a little thicker. I have tried to email Wegen recently but I either am not getting through to him or maybe he is too busy. I have been trying the email address on his website. Is there any other email address that you know of?
Thanks for the welcome, Jed. I use either a 1.0 or 1.2 Wegan Bluegrass w/ holes and the speed bevel edge.
As far as roughing them up, I have tried everything short of a dremel tool or a grinder...nothing worked. I did try some gorilla snot last year and one time I either used too much or didn't play very long after I used it, because some of it dried on the pick. Now it feels "roughed up" w/ ridges and craters and is definitely not as slick. Sometimes, that's my favorite pick. I may experiment on a couple more and see how it turns out. Art
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