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TAD80

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This is the TAD pick in 80/1000 of an inch(2.0mm) thickness. It is shaped identically to the TP, but is slightly larger. All BlueChip Picks are professionally machined, laser engraved, and hand beveled.

 

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  1. TAD-80. Best Pick I've ever used! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 24th Dec 2016

    Can't believe the difference this pick makes. My playing is so much more accurate and the tone is much better. I wouldn't have believed it if I didn't try it out myself. Expensive, yes, but worth the price. This is a must have!


  2. TAD - 80 (Round Bevel) 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 12th Dec 2016

    This is without a doubt the best pick I've ever used! It really does make a difference. The tone was instantly better. The pick feels really good and secure and has great smoothness almost like glass gliding over the strings. It has improved my accuracy as well. I will be buying more. The price is definitely worth it.


  3. Good for guitar or mandola, too fat for mandolin 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 12th Dec 2016

    I would say max 60 for mandolin, even if you like a really stiff pick like me. But it brings out the bigger sound of guitar and mandola nicely.


  4. best feel in any pick 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 27th Sep 2016

    I use this pick to thicken-up the sound on my Eastman mandolin. I used to use the wegan 2mm round pick. This pick, after switching from round to triangle, has helped me tremendously. It is crisp, fast, and still thick and somewhat dark sounding. But best of all is the feel in your hand and on the strings. When i don't get in my own way, it positively glides across the strings. My favorite thing is that it stays put. I used to sand picks or buy picks with holes in them in order to not have the pick slide around while performing and sweating. No more. These just stick to you somehow. Framkly, Bluechips seem to allow me do do things I can't do with other picks. It's not hype! I wish it was... i have lost two of these picks:) Although i resisted, I had to buy a third replacement. It killed me, but it killed me more not to have this pick.


  5. The thicker the better 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 11th Jul 2016

    I own 4 Blue Chip flat picks and the 80 is my favorite for flat-picking guitar and mandolin. I'm mostly doing Bluegrass nowadays. Your hand can actually relax because a thick pick is easier to hang on to. I generally always keep it wedged in the strings of my #1 guitar when it's not between my fingers.


  6. Immediate gains in technique! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 28th Jun 2016

    I noticed faster picking with much better articulation. More responsive. It would be hard to go back. The sound is good, a little brighter than I wanted at first, but with just a little practice more sounds are evolving. I could never go back to my old pick, so I ordered 2 more for back ups. At fifty bucks a pop it is a lot, I like having the extra edge I don`t care if anyone else uses it I like having an edge.


  7. Complete frequency range and upper harmonics 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 28th Jan 2016

    Complete frequency range and upper harmonics of the strings are very good expressed. All other picks I own sound woody after i've played with my BluChip TAD80 pick.


  8. TAD 80 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 25th Dec 2015

    Simply the best there is. Perfect shape and size. Support fast palying. Gives a huge and warm tone.


  9. Ya it's good. 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 17th Aug 2015

    Feels nice, sound is a little crisper on the high end. (compared to the 2.0 mm dunlop gators) The "speed bevel" really makes the pick come off the string quick,and has tidy'd up my picking a bit. I find that hinders it a little playing rhythm as it's a little hard to dig into those bass walks. Still getting comfortable with it. The shape and size are perfect. I was real excited waiting for it and was tracking it in the mail. For some reason I was expecting it to be in a fancy box or something. Mostly because I'm Canadian and it ended up costing $80 or so to get it here and it was just a envelope with a Pick in a dime bag!


  10. Slick & Chic 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 27th Jun 2015

    Dear Blue Chip-Team,
    i recently bought a TAD 80 ( after trying virtually all other Custom Plectriers like Wegen, Dugain, Red Bear etc. ) and have to state, that this delivers the best playing feel i´ve ever had. The structure of your TAD-Model is perfect for economy picking and requires only a minimum of polishing ( Micro Mesh 4000 and 12000 ). Based on the fact that i like fat/darker tones, i´ll order the TAD 100-1R next :). Unfortunately i am domiciled in Germany, so i am forced to pay additional import sales tax...this sucks !


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