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Gorilla Snot helps guitarists hang on to their picks while burning up the strings and helps drummers keep a grip on their drumsticks when they drum u...Read More

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Get a grip!

Gorilla Snot helps guitarists hang on to their picks while burning up the strings and helps drummers keep a grip on their drumsticks when they drum up a sweat. Gorilla Snot has also found a niche among roadies and sound techs for hauling gear around.

Natural, biodegradable rosin is applied by rubbing a small amount of Gorilla Snot between your thumb and index finger and working it into your pick or sticks. Gorilla snot dries in about 45 seconds, forming a soft yet tacky surface activated by body heat.


Gorilla snot keeps you from losing your grip onstage. Order today — you'll wonder how you ever got along without it!

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Gorilla Snot
 
4.7

(based on 28 reviews)

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    (23)

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    (2)

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        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Great solution for drumsticks

        This stuff is great for drum sticks and I'm suprised to see mainly reviews from guitarists here.

        The Snot helps you grip your sticks comfortably and without strain when you're warming up....Read complete review

        This stuff is great for drum sticks and I'm suprised to see mainly reviews from guitarists here.

        The Snot helps you grip your sticks comfortably and without strain when you're warming up. This reduces fatigue not only early on, but throughout your entire practice time or set.

        The main caveat I can offer is a little goes a very long way. Putting on too much will actually make it harder to play (think sticks glued to your hand with no finger mobility), so be conservative with it until you find the amount that works best.

        Finally, this is really nothing more than pine sap/tar/resion, so it's going to stay on your hands until you remove it and it has that unmistakable odor.

        But I'll gladly smell like a Christmas tree with sticky hands to enjoy the ability to warm up more quickly, not tire out as quickly and have immensely better stick control than go without this essential product.

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        Good for picking, bad for finger picking

        I tried this at a music store, trying to get the Jazz III picks to stay in my grip. This stuff smells a lot like pine rosin (think violin bow rosin). It...Read complete review

        I tried this at a music store, trying to get the Jazz III picks to stay in my grip. This stuff smells a lot like pine rosin (think violin bow rosin). It works great for gripping. However, if you wipe your hands on your jeans, it will pick up fuzz. Also, if you decide to finger pick, you will get this stuff all over your strings. It's a good idea, but it's just not for everyone. For me, picks with a grip area on them work better.

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        5.0

        Used for metal Autoharp picks.

        By Ronnie

        from Texas

        Pros

        • Works really well

        Cons

        • none

        Best Uses

        • Metal Picks

        Comments about Gorilla Snot:

        Difficult to get off fingers, but your sales rep made excellent suggestion for particular product that really works.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Gorilla Snot Sticks

        By Chief

        from Thomasville,NC

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        Pros

        • Keeps Picks In Place

        Cons

        • none

        Best Uses

          Comments about Gorilla Snot:

          I've been using this stuff for years. A tiny amount rubbed on your pick and you can forget about dropping it. Amazing !

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          4.0

          Don't lose your grip

          By Oldhoss

          from near Knoxville TN

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Eliminates Drop Outs
          • Keeps From Dropping Picks

          Cons

          • Hard To Fingerpick After

          Best Uses

          • Strumming Guitar

          Comments about Gorilla Snot:

          I put some in every guitar case. Rub between fingers holding your pick. It helps keep hold of picks so playing is fluid with no drop outs from lost picks or having to use fingers after dropping. I have diabetic neuropathy and this is a lifesaver for me due to lost feeling in fingers. Works best strumming. The only negative is the transition from strumming to fingerpicking. Fingers stick together so need to wipe off to fingerpick.

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          • No

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          4.0

          TOO Sticky

          Pros

          • Reduced Slippage

          Cons

          • Pro Grip Is Better

          Best Uses

          • All Flat Pick Players

          Comments about Gorilla Snot:

          I bought Pro-Grip from Elderly Instruments, Lansing Michigan and Gorilla Snot from Musicians Friend. Both are rosin-based products designed to reduce flat pick slippage and turning by getting sticky. Pro-Grip is more creamy, smells better and gets sticky in a few seconds. Gorilla Snot doesn't have an aromatic scent added and is immediately sticky. Both work great to reduce flat-pick slippage and turning. Turning means the flat-pick will turn around between your fingers if you tend to perspire while playing. The Pro-Grip was a bit less expensive than Gorilla Snot. Granted, both products work as advertised, but I prefer the Pro-Grip. Try them both and see which you prefer, then gift someone with the product you don't like.

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          5.0

          great product

          By jim

          from punta gorda fla

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Gorilla Snot:

          great product

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          3.0

          Name is worse than product

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                Comments about Gorilla Snot:

                Dated 2013 but still had a 1/4 inch crust on top. Smells like turpintine, but not bad. A little bit goes a long way. Problem is that it holds pick in place to well; can't adjust pick once you grab it on the fly. Concerned it will gunk up my strings as I switch from pick to finger picking. It DOES work. I'm sure it will come in handy when it's hot.

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                5.0

                M.F.: The go-to source for gear.

                By MountainMartinMan

                from Roanoke, VA

                Verified Buyer

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                      Comments about Gorilla Snot:

                      Always find gear here that local shops don't carry.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Won't gig without it

                      By Biscuit Head

                      from Statesville,N.C.

                      Verified Buyer

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                            Comments about Gorilla Snot:

                            Not for everyone,I'm sure.If your stage volume and your fatigue level is high,try some.Gloves and grip tape were not my solution.Probably too much adhesion for finger-control jazz players.I don't plan to gig without it.It did,however,pull skin on my right hand,I bandage tape friction spots now.Added speed and confidence.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            I like it. Never lose a pick with snot.

                            By Dogboy

                            from Bellingham, WA

                            Verified Buyer

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                                  Comments about Gorilla Snot:

                                  Thank you

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Great solution for drumsticks

                                  Pros

                                  • Helps With Warming Up
                                  • improves grip
                                  • Reduces Fatigue

                                  Cons

                                  • easy to apply too much
                                  • Smells Like Pine Tar

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Improving Stick Grip

                                  Comments about Gorilla Snot:

                                  This stuff is great for drum sticks and I'm suprised to see mainly reviews from guitarists here.

                                  The Snot helps you grip your sticks comfortably and without strain when you're warming up. This reduces fatigue not only early on, but throughout your entire practice time or set.

                                  The main caveat I can offer is a little goes a very long way. Putting on too much will actually make it harder to play (think sticks glued to your hand with no finger mobility), so be conservative with it until you find the amount that works best.

                                  Finally, this is really nothing more than pine sap/tar/resion, so it's going to stay on your hands until you remove it and it has that unmistakable odor.

                                  But I'll gladly smell like a Christmas tree with sticky hands to enjoy the ability to warm up more quickly, not tire out as quickly and have immensely better stick control than go without this essential product.

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