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This is the TAD pick in 40/1000 of an inch(1.0mm) 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. Best I have ever used... 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 9th Oct 2018

    I have been playing acoustic guitar for 30 years now and I have tried just about every pick out there. I can honestly say that after a month using this pick every day, it is the best I have ever used. I was skeptical and even though BC picks have been around a while, I just never tried one. I wish I had bought one sooner.
    The BC does not get in the "way" of playing, and for whatever reason, it really helps coax even more tone out of your instrument. On my main guitar, Red Spruce top, East Indian Rosewood back and side, 1937 dread Martin copy, it made it just a little louder than it already was. It also helped it "cut" a little better in a jam setting on stage.
    I know I will never be with out several in my instrument cases.

  2. Lost but Now Found! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 1st Oct 2018

    Dear BlueChip,
    I purchased this pick previously and had used it almost exclusively from day 1. Unfortunately I lost my original and purchased this one as my replacement.
    I am spoiled as to the play-ability and tone, it is wonderful!
    Thank you for making such a great product!
    Best Regards,
    Michael Prillaman
    Pfafftown, NC

  3. What I Was Looking For. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 14th Aug 2018

    I needed a pick that would allow me to be able to switch between playing rhythm and backup and flat pick a lead. The TAD 40 does the trick. It feels really great in the hand and makes a much cleaner sound.

  4. If you're on the fence, just do it. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Jul 2018

    I have a TD50 and a TD40. I retired the 50 from acoustic use (use everyday for electric) and stick with the 40. I've been getting into the leverage, power and grip that I enjoy with the larger '346' shape and this TAD40 is just what I was looking for. To be honest, I've got a 1mm genuine TS in the same shape and I prefer the BC. And they just wear like iron... If you're on the fence, just do it. You'll understand why everybody loves 'em right quick! (and get it engraved while you're at it-personalization is cool.)

  5. Not my first Blue Chip, and certainly not my last. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 6th Jul 2018

    I really fell in love with these picks in my mandolin playing days, and have since realized that the TAD shape works for me on guitar as well.
    Being a fan of 1mm picks, the 40 is ideal for my classical, steel stringed 6 and 12 stringed axes.
    My go-to pick for everything that I want to sound its best.

  6. TAD-40 Best Flat-Pick In My Humble Opinion 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 30th Jun 2018

    This is my favorite pick ever. I have been using it for a few months now. It is comfortable to hold and does not slip, which gives it a very accurate string attack. For most of my life I have used medium thickness picks just for helping with the ability to hold onto them easier. This is a heavy pick, but is easier to hold than any pick I have used before due to the material that it is made from and its larger than normal size. It gives a very nice and clean sound without string scratch. This pick as well as the TAD-55 seem to glide effortlessly over the strings whether picking or strumming or running up and down the neck practicing scales. I will definitely buy it again.

  7. Fabulous Guitar Pick 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 26th Jun 2018

    I very much like my TAD40 right beveled guitar pick. It glides across the strings in nice manner and it is easy to hold. It produces an excellent bass sound on my Martin D35 guitar. I would recommend this pick to those who want something a bit better for playing.

  8. Awesome pick, wouldn't play any other! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 4th Jun 2018

    Great job on these picks, they are so clean and crisp and always easy to use. The only suggestion I have is, I wish you would put GPS tracking on them so I could save some money! :P

  9. Best pick that I ever owned 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 25th May 2018

    Best feel, best endurance, best sound of any pick that I have ever owned. The only reason that I needed a new one is because I lost my old one.

  10. Love my pick! 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 18th May 2018

    I love this pick! It brings clarity and definition to my guitar flatpicking. The only thing I could ask for that would make it better for my style of guitar playing for trad Irish music is a little flexibility for the up tempo strumming. But, all in all my favorite pick. Perfect for all other styles that I play. Highly recommend!

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