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    Default If I were to ever become a professional, paid musician-

    I would definitely associate with the Dunlop USA. My favorite picks are tortex sharps, my favorite strings are Dunlop heavy cores 10-48, and I plan on getting a new crybaby soon.

    I have no complaints about that company.

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    Default Re: If I were to ever become a professional, paid musician-

    I use their picks.....
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    Default Re: If I were to ever become a professional, paid musician-

    Yeah, I like to keep my gear within certain family limits as well - if I can help it. Dunlop is a good company it seems. Lucky you.

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    AM I too late here, or is there a market for a signature pick? I should get a billon dollars for this idea. I hereby patent it!
    Of course, the forst sig pics will be EVH and George Lynch.
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    Default Re: If I were to ever become a professional, paid musician-

    I could get along just fine using nothing but Dunlop accessories. They're a good example of what most companies should strive for......make better products than everyone else at a price that the average guy can afford to pay. Smart company.

    Hiring Jorge Tripps was the best thing that ever happened to them, and I'm sure Jim Dunlop knows it.
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    I'd associate with the companies that paid me the most money
    Gravity...its just a theory

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    Quote Originally Posted by Archer_of_Fish View Post
    I'd associate with the companies that paid me the most money
    Can't argue with the logic...
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    Jazz 3 all day everyday.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Archer_of_Fish View Post
    I'd associate with the companies that paid me the most money
    Dave Mustaine, is that you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by speed2dirt View Post
    Dave Mustaine, is that you?
    If your making a living by it can you really blame him? I work for the company who made the best offer to me last time I was job hunting... wouldn't you?
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    Default Re: If I were to ever become a professional, paid musician-

    Ever since first using a Tortex, I've used nothing else.

    However, an endorsement really wouldn't do me any good, as I bought 150 blue and purple Tortex picks eight years ago, and I still have over half of them left. I am not a pick waster. I stop using them when they become pretty much round instead of triangular.

    I've never tried Dunlop strings, but I'm not a string waster either, so an endorsement probably wouldn't do me a ton of good. I change individual strings as they break, and I keep strings until the intonation is so far off that they sound like total crap. I think strings sound fine far after the point when most would throw them away. I actually prefer the sound and feel of old strings to fresh ones.

    As for bass strings? Ha! I started learning bass in 1988 on a fretless '77 Music Man that was my dad's. When I started playing in school band a few months later, he didn't want me taking his MM, so he let me use his beat-up Musicmaster Bass instead. At that point, because I had been playing flats on the Music Man, I put a set of flats on the Musicmaster. Those stayed on there until the low E broke during a gig in 2009. Bass strings don't even sound anywhere close to their best until they are at least a year old IMO.
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    Dunlop!!

    I use their picks, strings, stomps, etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by speed2dirt View Post
    Dave Mustaine, is that you?
    No but I have no problem with admitting that I would only enter into business associations that would net me the most gain.

    Making money isnt a bad thing, nor does it make one less of an artist. It is called the music business for a reason.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GuitarDoc View Post
    Dunlop!!

    I use their picks, strings, stomps, etc.
    Yup.

    Good stuff,IME...
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    Default Re: If I were to ever become a professional, paid musician-

    I've been saying the same thing for a long time. Every pedal on my board is MXR, and I love their pics. I've only ever played the Zakk Wylde set of strings, which I didn't care for, but that might have been the gauge.
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    I use their picks (Jazztones), Strings (Heavy Cores 12-54), and all my electronics are MXR. As Billy Gibbons put it, if you need something, look through the Dunlop catalogue. If you can't find it, look again because you will.

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    Dunlop's awesome.

    Period.

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