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For some guitarists—especially acoustic players—turtle shell picks occupy an empyrean region far beyond the realm of mere mortal plectra. These financial and moral considerations have dissuaded all but the most ardent users—but players continue to sing the praises of turtle shell picks, thereby perpetuating the mystique. Not surprisingly, several manufacturers have sought to create picks that deliver the same sound and feel as turtle shell, but at a lower cost and without requiring the slaughter of endangered animals.
But I finally may have found it. For years, tortoiseshell picks have been the gold standard. But natural turtle picks have a number of shortcomings.
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Tortoise Shell Picks. Picks are often a subject of discussion on AGF. Genuine tortoise shell picks are supposed to be the ultimate pick.
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Celluloid is the material that many players prefer and most sounds like real tortoise shell. Picks made from this material have warm tone and respond well. We think it is one of our best sounding materials. Skip to main content.
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