Adamas picks arrived

Adamas picks arrived

Postby Yankee Tim » Sat Jun 30, 2012 7:46 pm

After about 3 weeks, two 12 packs arrived by fedex today. So if anyone was wondering, you can disregard the back order message on thier website, the ticket window is open. :smile:
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Re: Adamas picks arrived

Postby Yankee Tim » Sat Jun 30, 2012 9:00 pm

You know, i can best describe the sound of these picks as a poker chip, when tossed onto a hard wood surface.
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Re: Adamas picks arrived

Postby TI4-1009 » Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:34 am

I found them pretty "extra-terrestrial" when I first got them, now they're my go-to pick. Normal picks just don't have the "oomph" once you get used to them (at least for Jerry stuff).
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Re: Adamas picks arrived

Postby Tennessee Jedi » Mon Jul 02, 2012 9:14 am

Just started using them this year ...
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Re: Adamas picks arrived

Postby Yankee Tim » Tue Jul 03, 2012 5:51 am

I have played for years with 1.13 mm Hi-Modulus "Reefer" picks and i thought they were awesome, and stiff. These Adamas make those look like thin flatpickers by comparison. I definitely will have a re-learning curve with these.
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Re: Adamas picks arrived

Postby JustinJohn » Wed Jul 04, 2012 7:53 pm

*side note* ...hold the adamas 2.0 pick backwards and pick with one of the 2 'butt-ends' - if u keep the edge of your thumb close enough to the edge of the pick so your thumb sometimes brushes the strings, you can get some cool Trey Anastasio sounds if ur using humbuckers and mild gain; Trey also uses the adamas 2mm graphite pics.
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Re: Adamas picks arrived

Postby Yankee Tim » Thu Jul 05, 2012 5:09 am

Cool side note on the Trey pick thingy. Will try it. I havr a Langeuknock coming in a couple months. Will be interesting to see if i can duplicate those almost harmonic string plucks he does.
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Re: Adamas picks arrived

Postby mijknahs » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:46 am

Dunlop says they are still available:

http://shop.jimdunlop.com/ecommerce/Cat ... 6&IID=2859

Although I can't connect to their server right now...
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Re: Adamas picks arrived

Postby Phishfan » Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:02 pm

I ordered a couple of twelve packs a couple of weeks ago and had them in three days. Kind of weird at first, now I love 'em. Especially with my dreadnought.
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Re: Adamas picks arrived

Postby mijknahs » Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:12 pm

Phishfan wrote:I ordered a couple of twelve packs a couple of weeks ago and had them in three days. Kind of weird at first, now I love 'em. Especially with my dreadnought.


Yeah, they're great for acoustic guitar. Mandolin too!
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Re: Adamas picks arrived

Postby wolftigerrosebud » Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:27 pm

i have nearly forty of these but i'm tempted to get more. lifetime supply? :lol:
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Re: Adamas picks arrived

Postby tigger » Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:33 pm

What is the average lifespan for one of these picks? I switched to using one about 6 weeks ago, and it doesn't seem particularly warn. Would 4 bags last forever?
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Re: Adamas picks arrived

Postby mijknahs » Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:57 pm

tigger wrote:What is the average lifespan for one of these picks? I switched to using one about 6 weeks ago, and it doesn't seem particularly warn. Would 4 bags last forever?


I have one that I've used for years. The tip is a bit blunt but not that bad. You could probably re-shape it with some sand paper or a file and one pick would last a long time.

4 bags could very well last you the rest of your life if you don't lose them.
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Re: Adamas picks arrived

Postby wolftigerrosebud » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:56 pm

i've tried sanding down graphite pick tips before with little success. perhaps a much finer grain could do it?

i feel like 4 bags might last me the rest of my life. but i also don't know if or when these will ever be available again... after all, it's been what, 20 years since they went out of production? they were selling on ebay for $50 a bag and stuff like that, which seems ridiculous.
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Re: Adamas picks arrived

Postby hippieguy1954 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 2:44 pm

That link doesn't work for me either at least not right now. Are you guys paying less than $5 a piece?

http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200 ... =824&kw=lg
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