"I just ordered 4 more blue chip picks love them well worth the money I already have 5 still have my tortoiseshell picks I put them away for keep sake the price for blue chip picks is nothing compared to the price of a tortoiseshell pick I know a guy…"
Doc Watson, Norman Blake, Tony Rice and David Grier and many more.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Salt Creek, Wildwood Flower, Whiskey Before Breakfast, Blackberry Blossom, Worried Man Blues and many others.
My own Martin HD-28 and Gallagher Doc Watson Signature model
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
Born and raised in southern Sweden. I play mostly bluegrass, old-time, country and fiddle tunes. Got my first electric guitar when I was 12 years old. For the last few years the acoustic guitar has been my main instrument.
Found a solution to an often mentioned problem when having installed a piezo type bridge plate pickup transducer. The consensus of several Internet responders who have done this is that while the sound from strings 2 through 6 is good, the high e-string is way too quiet with no real ring, sustain, etc. Some have suggested moving the transducer for that string away from a brace, Adding a 4th transducer, a not so easy job, etc.I recently installed a JJB pickup (jjbelectronics) in a 40 year old…See More
I play two-thirds of a guitar. I have some wrist issues with fretting the 6th string. I enjoy finger picking but have been an avid follower of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine for about 6 years. I find Dan Huckabee's beginners arrangements great for the bari-uke. I have also found much of Adam Granger's work suits my DGBE tuning.I once took a class from Dan Miller in Palo Alto, California and he told me that his daughter was playing the baritone uke. I have e-mailed Adam about his new FGM…See More
"I have a left handed Blue Chip TAD 3R 40 pick and I find it a great pick to use, no scraping and quick on the strings. The only problem is that the tone is quite bass-y which is great for lead picking or Mandolin but not so good for rhythm…"