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This is the TAD-3R pick in 50/1000th of an inch(1.25mm) thickness. It is identical to the TAD, but HAS THREE ROUNDED CORNERS. All of our picks are professionally machined, hand beveled, and laser etched.


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. Blue Chip. The best! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 9th Apr 2021

    I’ve played the TAD50-1R for years. Now have a guitar that sounds best on the “R” point so have switched to the TAD50-3R for this guitar. Now I don’t have to make sure I’m playing on the right point. Love the sound a Blue Chip gives all my guitars. I believe the right pick makes all the difference. Try a Blue Chip - you won’t regret it. But have it engraved with your name so it’ s identifiable as yours!

  2. Great Buy! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 19th Mar 2021

    Great pick. Excellent tone and very playable.

  3. It's a great pick! (pun intended) 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 5th Mar 2021

    I have several Blue Chip picks and I wanted a triangle with a bit more rounded edges. The sound, feel, and quality of these picks are amazing!

  4. Once you try a Blue Chip You can't go back 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 29th Oct 2019

    These picks feel great in the hands. I don't know how to describe the feeling, but not slippery and not rough. They also sound like better. My teacher put one into my hands and I've had a hard time going back to other picks.

  5. Best mandolin Blue Chip pick 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 16th Sep 2019

    I ordered a TAD50-3R Blue Chip pick to play mandolin and it is excellent.. ...I took the advice of another mandolin player....3 nicely rounded corners that enable me to play the mandolin faster with more control......Best picks.....I am very pleased... These great picks help my 79 year old fingers to hold the picks better....They are worth the cost.....

  6. TAD-50 3R is an amazing pick!! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 14th May 2019

    I love the speed bevel and the equal round corners allow you to pick it up and just play. The pick is very fluid and smooth! I would recommend this pick to any bluegrass player!

  7. Simply the best... 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 3rd Sep 2018

    Yes, it's a cliché and yes, they're expensive but there's nothing to touch these picks; feel, tone, quality of workmanship, the lot.
    I use the TAD50-3R for mandolin and while Wegen dedicated mandolin picks (from Europe) are good, these are better.
    Just don't lose one!

  8. Great Pick 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 28th Aug 2018

    It makes a difference...... a pretty big difference.

  9. A Flatpicker's Delight 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 2nd Jul 2018

    The TAD-50 is a "tad" larger than the TPR-50. The rounded tips and beveled edges of the pick result in a warm, smooth, tight and punchy tone.

  10. A Loyal Customer Since 2008. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 1st Jan 2018

    I selected this pick because I generally use TD picks for strumming, but since this pick has a more rounded tip, I knew it would be less bright and warmer than my TD picks for lead or single-string playing. I am very satisfied with the sound and playability of this pick. Perhaps because of its shape, I believe I can feel it sliding off the strings with less friction than other picks. It sticks to your fingers, but slides off the strings! Of course, Blue Chip is a great company and it has been a pleasure dealing with them whenever I've needed to write or talk to someone directly. I've never completed a transaction with Blue Chip and been unhappy. I want to like my TD picks more, but I really love this shape of TAD-3R. At any shape, in terms of quality, Blue Chips are the best picks ever made.

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