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The joy of living in the Arizona desert

Posted by Nici Laskin on

The joy of living in the Arizona desert

I love living in the desert . Coming from Germany living here is completely different and sometimes oddly surreal . Growing up as a child I always hated winter the most . When I ventured out of the apartment I was always cold and " frosted " through within minutes . Even then I was drawn to warmth and sun and missed it terribly . When we moved to New Mexico and then to Arizona the only thing I really really missed was water and water sports . I learned swimming when I was 2 years old and could clear...

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The joy of living in the Arizona desert

Posted by Nici Laskin on

The joy of living in the Arizona desert

I love living in the desert . Coming from Germany living here is completely different and sometimes oddly surreal . Growing up as a child I always hated winter the most . When I ventured out of the apartment I was always cold and " frosted " through within minutes . Even then I was drawn to warmth and sun and missed it terribly . When we moved to New Mexico and then to Arizona the only thing I really really missed was water and water sports . I learned swimming when I was 2 years old and could clear...

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Stamping my picks

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Stamping my picks

Now you might have read somewhere in my shop that I " stamp " the picks . These stamps is what I mean . I have about 20 different fonts to choose from . They are made out of tool steel that is extra hard to withstand to be whacked with a hammer over and over again . Check out my facebook page where I have videos to show you exactly how its done at https://www.facebook.com/nicispicks I basically take a letter stamp ... place it upside down onto the metal and then whack hard with a hammer . So each...

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Oy wey ...

Posted by Nici Laskin on

Oy wey ...

I just looked at my Nicis Picks blog. I totally forgot I even had one . Tsk tsk to me indeed . This part was supposed to be a weekly blog for us to keep connected with our fans and customers . To tell you what is new and exciting in the world of metal guitar picks .   well ... lots has happened . We worked together with a couple of big names like Taylor Guitars and a couple of high profile musicians . We started new lines of picks ( different shapes ) , played around with other...

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Nici's Picks Celebrates its Birthday

Posted by RJ Laskin on

Nici's Picks Celebrates its Birthday

Today Nici's Picks celebrates its first Birthday, December 13th, as a website separate from NiciArt and we are now starting our Nici's Pick Blog with the latest updates, news, and yes, our tour schedule. Looking forward to 2017, we have decided to once again attend the NAMM Music Tradeshow in Nashville, TN. As always, the holiday rush leaves our shop in utter chaos with piles of packing materials, metal cuttings, and empty boxes of supplies littering the floor, but nothing that can't be fixed with a good push broom and Shop Vac. When the holidays are over, we might sneak...

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