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Product Description

Inspired by Russ Carson, this thumbpick is the same one he uses.  It is constructed using a custom designed stainless steel band and a talon shaped BlueChip pick. 
These picks are named BCT-BR in memory of Byron Robbins. Byron was a close personal friend of BlueChip's owner Matthew Goins and an avid banjo player who lost his battle with cancer in 2018. We are proud to be able to have this small opportunity to honor him.
These picks are laser etched, professionally machined, and hand beveled to create the best thumb pick available.

Size compares to a standard medium thumb pick of any brand. 

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  1. Perfect thumbpick 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 1st Aug 2023

    I love that the metal band fits tight enough to never slip with just enough "spring" to keep it in place, plus you can always bend it open or shut a little as your thumb swells or shrinks. And of course the tone from the material that strikes the string is excellent - can't be beat. So far ahead of typical plastic thumbpicks it's crazy. It's a lot of money, but it's worth the money.

  2. Got 2 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 1st Dec 2022

    I Got 2 have these BR-M picks. Don’t slip .. give me confidence! I’m Teetop and I Got 2 use Blue Chip banjo picks!

  3. review 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 20th Sep 2022

    I have always used National thumb picks and slit the inside to make raised grooves, to stop the pick from sliding off. That method is taught in the Earl Scruggs book. The Blue chip thumb pick fits my thumb securely and is comfortable! I have changed my approach!

  4. Perfect Pick 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 27th Jul 2022

    Perfect Fit… never slips .. last a long time .. never looses shape

  5. SIZE MATTERS 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 16th Mar 2021

    I own 3 or 4 BlueChip thumb picks for banjo/dobro. The only reason I did not give 5 stars, is the following. My last purchase was for a M size, as my fingers have thinned since no longer in the work force. YES, I know you can bend them a bit, but that can also change the depth of the pick portion that engages the strings. Some of us prefer a certain 'Depth' of the 'Delron Pick' without filing or grinding down the same.
    Other than that, there's no better choice than 'BlueChip'.

  6. choose no other thumb pick 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 11th Nov 2020

    Been playing them since 2018. Awesome picks the tone is incredible. It also increased my accuracy due to them not slipping. I recommend them to everyone I meet. Great job blue chip.

  7. Ouality producet 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 10th Aug 2020

    Stays on the thumb don't move around as some just a great product. lost my last one why I reorder.

  8. cant beat these picks 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 1st Jan 2019

    The blue chip thumb picks are just the best! There is no second either. They stay in place , don’t wear down , and top quality product . You just can’t beat these blue chip banjo thumb picks !

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