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Product Description

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. Just the right amount of give 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 12th Sep 2023

    I’ve played the TD and TAD 50 for a year prior and the TAD 40 seems to make flatpicking faster runs a little easier with the pick not wanting to overdig into the strings. It has a noticeably brighter tone to it vs the TAD50 but in a good way. I work to always have good pick hand technique with a looser relaxed grip and the TAD40 for me just plucks and moves on better it doesn’t try to stick around too long like our congress.

  2. Great for flatpicking 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 23rd Aug 2023

    At first I wasn't sure about shelling out $35 for a pick! Then after I got used to this pick, I bought two more :) Just in case. These work great for me for bluegrass guitar picking, adding some brightness to the boominess and helping the guitar stand out more in the mix. They feel great on the strings and deliver a really nice tone. They're worth the price.

  3. Beyond Outstanding 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 8th Aug 2023

    There is simply no way to overstate how incredible these picks are. Like many of my friends, I was exceptionally skeptical that any rational person would pay $35 for a single flat pick. One day, out of sheer curiosity, I ordered one. It changed everything about my approach to playing music. I played Bluegrass professionally for almost 15 years, and I will tell you in no uncertain terms that I would gladly pay three times the going rate for a Blue Chip pick.

  4. It's great 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 2nd Aug 2023

    I was afraid it might be too cumbersome and large and it's anything but that. You barely notice it when playing and in my opinion those are the ingredients of a great pick. Love my TAD40

  5. My favorite 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 13th Jul 2023

    Love love this pick…. Except when they grow legs and sneak off somewhere…?

  6. Best Pick Ever 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 28th Jun 2023

    The TAD40 is far and away the best, most responsive pick I've ever used. Well worth the investment.

  7. The best pick ever 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 28th Jun 2023

    I have other Bluechip picks, but this one the TAD 40 is just what I needed. It’s fast with tremolo on my mandolin, when I strum it’s just perfect and it doesn’t move around like some picks can when your fingers get hot and sweaty. I couldn’t ask for a better pick. I’ll be getting another one soon. And I got it quickly too. Thanks folks.

  8. Large size but thin profile 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 16th Jun 2023

    Love that there's plenty of surface to hang on to and the 40 thinness seems brighter than the 55 I have.
    Makes my 50s 18s nice and loud. I can really dig in for rhythm arpeggiation

  9. My favorite dread pick 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 1st Jun 2023

    I use it exclusively on my Martin D-28 Modern Deluxe. Exactly the sound I was looking for - no click, just pick.

  10. Amazing! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 25th May 2023

    The only pick I have used that is excellent for both acoustic and electric guitar. Well balanced and great value!

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