Every guitarist needs one or two picks, but how to choose? Which material should I choose to make of?
Alexander H. Tullo wrote in the American Chemistry Society’s Chemical & Engineering News weekly that musicians have used a variety of plastic picks.
These include traditional cellulose, but also nylon and acetal. Each plastic has its advantages and disadvantages, and many musicians have their own very specific preferences.
“The nylon paddles are very durable and hardly wear out after many hours of use. There’s a certain amount of elasticity to the material, and perhaps because of this, the tone (at least this guitarist thinks) can be a bit dull,” Tullo wrote. “Acetal is a hard, engineered polymer with a smooth surface. This material can be found in the gears of electronics that have moving parts, such as printers. The guitarist also discovered that polyacetal picks provide a sharp hitting sound and a clean, bright tone. ”
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