Blue Chip Picks

Just received two new Blue Chip picks in the mail today… A TD 40 and a TP-1R 40.  Basically, they’re backups for Blue Chips I already have.  Yes, I know, Blue Chip picks are INSANELY expensive ($35 each).  So if you’re a player who likes to fling picks into the audience or you regularly lose picks, Blue Chip picks are not for you (unless you happen to be a rock star with a boatload of disposable income that is!).  I almost never lose picks (still have picks from high school) and I can’t think of the last (or the first) time I flung a pick into an audience, so I can kind of rationalize the price.  Cost aside, Blue Chips are hands down the best I’ve ever used — terrific tone, almost indestructible and they stick to my fingers like no other pick.  Love ’em!

2 thoughts on “Blue Chip Picks

  1. what is the difference in the td and tp and all the others, stp, tpr, etc.,,,what would you recommend for a rhythm player??

  2. Hi Jeff… The difference between a TD and a TP-1R is the shape. A TD is similar to a “standard” teardrop shaped guitar pick. A TP-1R is wider and has one rounded corner. Both of the picks are great! They each have a unique tone and feel to them, which I really like — gives me options for different songs. I have a right hand speed bevel on all of my Blue Chip picks.

    For a rhythm player, I’d say start with a TD40. If you don’t like it, I believe Blue Chip will exchange it for a different model.

    Hope this helps,

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