Vintage Herco picks - WHAT A ROYAL PAIN IN THE A$$$$$

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  1. colchar

    colchar Banned

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    Now that they have been in the house a little while, they don't feel so bad and seem a lot closer to the older ones than I had originally thought. I'll try them tomorrow and will have a better idea then.
     
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    X–Ray Cowbell by Misadventure Premium Member

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    They just need a chance to settle into a new home
     
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    just ordered a few packs of extra lights 66s to replace my old faithfuls (Dunlop Nylon 0.73)
     
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    Hi forum :).

    I've been searching for the vintage Herco's for a long time now, still to find one.

    I recently bought the new reissues and they seem pretty good, they give a bit more brighter tone than the Flex 75's I think.

    X-Ray, how was the comparison between the reissues and originals? :)
     
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    X–Ray Cowbell by Misadventure Premium Member

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    Hi pava - welcome to the Fun House!

    Still waiting on picks - they are being shipped with a Fulltone SSTE I ordered which hasn't been delivered to Sweetwater yet

    Will keep you posted :D
     
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  6. colchar

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    Or I need a chance to get my head out of my arse so that I stop imagining things :laugh2:
     
  7. 5F6-A

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    Compared the vintage 66 RI to 73 nylon by Dunlop. The 66 sound rounder, warmer and firmer. They feel stiffer too.
    I think I like the 66s but I have to play them for longer...
     
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    Try the Dunlop anniversary.....
     
  9. morbidalex666

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    Sure, but why? Care to share your experience?

    BTW I still use the Snarling Dogs 1.00mm.
     
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    I have used these for years.

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  11. 5F6-A

    5F6-A Senior Member

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    What about the new holy Grail? They are supposed to be even more faithful to the original than the vintage 66... I have to be totally honest the vintage 66 weren't as good as I thought they would be. Maybe these holy Grail are it? I have read that Planet Waves Nylflex are extremely similar to the holy Grail (and to old Hercos) but at a much lower price.
     
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    I like the Herco Flex 50s.
     

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