Just wondering...

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Markus V.
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Just wondering what does Steve use to keep his picks attached to his guitar's headstock. Does anybody know?

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I think it' been answered elsewhere, but Steve uses gaffer tape rolled up into a little tube and then stuck along the underside of the headstock. Sometimes he uses double sided tape. It doesn't need to be really sticky - only enough to hold picks and quickly release them when you grab for a new one.

Hope this helps!

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Hi!

But these little "Tubes"...won´t they go with the pick ;)?
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You fuckin idiots! its a dunlop pick holder(I have one!) you can get one from any music shop.
Gaffer tape! what are you guys on!(can i have some? :twisted:
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Nightmare405 wrote:You **** idiots! its a dunlop pick holder(I have one!) you can get one from any music shop.
Gaffer tape! what are you guys on!(can i have some? :twisted:
No need for name calling.

Steve's picks have always been attached to the headstock with a thin roll of gaffer.

In recent months, Thomas Nordegg has recently affixed a plastic clip that runs along the bottom of the headstock. It's not a Dunlop pick holder. It's affixed to the headstock with velcro.

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mikey! ban that son of a beesh!

:twisted: lol
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indeed!
ax murderer
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haha, how did i know that thomas attached it with velcro? that man is a velcro nutcase!!
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oh no, oh no thomas is the best there is!!
Ryan Layton
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definatly, did you see the thing on the Astoria dvd where steve said he would not play a concert if thomas wasn't there? hes gotta be pretty damn good.
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yes ryan i did, and believe me the man is really good , he can not only modify guitars but also steve`s gear (g-forge by tc electr.)

cheers,

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King Snake wrote:mikey! ban that son of a beesh!

:twisted: lol
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i do the same as vai i stick my picks on the headstock of my jem with normal tape which i roll into a tube and stick it on :P
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Vai's new headstock pick holder's ARE actually Dunlop Pick-Clips.
I've just got 3 of them.

They're really designed to clip onto your strap, but I think they'd get in your way if you put them there.

Anyway, if you cut of the holding clips, you can easily attach it to your headstock with some double-sided tape.

It is reasonably bendy enough to fit the contours of your headstock. My Jem and Jackson are fine, but Fender's you may have set it to float a little across the gap.

Mine are clear, but they also come in Black or White. They're really cheap as well. I paid $2.99 each for mine.

Have fun.

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I'd trust Mikey on this one, seeing as... I dunno.. he's on tour or recently returned from a tour with Vai.

Something gives me a slight inclination that he actually KNOWS, as opposed to blowing smoke.
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