Pickin’ and grinnin’ might have to do with personal hygiene for some folks, but every musician knows it’s about that feeling of playing guitars (and banjos and mandolins) among friends. In order to be pickin’, you need a pick. Choosing a pick to fit your style is a personal thing often determined by trial and error, sometimes with more pickin’ and less grinnin’ until you get it right. Pick choices depend on style of play (flat pick or finger style) as well as personal preferences for pick thickness and flexibility, and grip texture. Here’s how to figure out which one is right for you.