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This is the TAD pick in 50/1000 of an inch(1.25mm) thickness. It is shaped identically to the TP, but is slightly larger. All BlueChip Picks are professionally machined, laser engraved, and hand beveled.


Quarters, Nickels and Dimes, if included in the pictures, are for size reference only. They are not etched on the picks or included with the sale. To use this reference, please place a coin on your current non-Bluechip pick and then compare to the pictures of our picks with coins on top of them. This will help you choose the pick that is closest to your current favorite size and shape.

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  1. Picking perfection 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 10th Feb 2022

    I find the Blue Chip TAD 50 as the perfect blend of strength and size for my hand when playing my Gilchrist and Gibson Master Model F-5 mandolins. The bevel is the right angle for a crisp tone without scoring the pick. I can't believe how long the pick lasts.

  2. great! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 20th Oct 2021

    I love my Blue Chip. Great tone. Use it on an acoustic archtop at the recommendation of Joey McKenzie and it makes a difference. It only took a few days to receive, so service was great. I’ll be using it on every song of our new album we are recording next month!

  3. send favorite pick 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 13th Oct 2021

    Second favorite pick (after TAD 40) to use with my Weber Bitteroot mandolin. It nearly has the flexibility and speed of the TAD 40 but smoother tone. Also easier for tremolo while keeping good volume.

  4. Great volume and projection. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 6th Sep 2021

    I have tried several picks over the years. I play guitar in a bluegrass band and in a church folk group. The TAD-50 is the best overall pick for volume and projection when strumming and playing leads and breaks.

  5. review 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 20th Aug 2021

    i hesitated for years owing to the price. just one of many bad decisions i've made. i wish i'd bought one years ago.

  6. Best since shell 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 25th May 2021

    My 2d Blue Chip. Just lost my 1st, and immediately replaced it. Still pissed i lost it.

  7. Don't pass this up. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 24th May 2021

    If you have any reservations about getting a Bluechip pick, I can assure you that these are top quality, high and tight craftsmanship and 100% worth the investment. Having cycled between many brands trying to find the "one" I have chosen this brand as my primary source and without a doubt, will never look back. I love these picks and will continue to purchase them. Try it out and spread the word, this company deserves the love.

  8. Great product 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 19th May 2021

    I’ve had my pick for a few weeks so far and I am very happy with it. I wanted a large triangle shape that was half way between a standard TAD and a TAD 3R. Told you guys what I was after and you absolutely nailed it! Thank you!

  9. Dudn’t get any better 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 30th Mar 2021

    At least for my mando playing, this is the perfect pick. Nothing else is even close. I love the feel of this pick, how it glides across the strings, and the tone it coaxes out. Rhythm or lead, it dudn’t get any better.

  10. best pick on the market 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 24th Mar 2021

    Just love these picks. Great grip, tone and shape. Tried a couple different thicknesses, the 50 is perfect for me.

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