Pick Compare Tool

This tool can compare any two picks head-to-head. To see the full list of picks with customizable grading, visit this page.

A B Comment
Thickness 1.4mm 1.5mm
Length 25mm 26mm
Width 22mm 22.5mm
Material Nylon/Carbon Lignum Vitae
Bevel Soft V Soft V
Warm/Bright 5.5 7 B is noticeably brighter
Fundamental/Complex 3 7 B is significantly complexer
Flexible/Stiff 6 9 B is significantly stiffer
Gritty/Smooth 9 10 B is slightly smoother
Volume 7 7 Both are very similar
Precision 6 5 A is slightly more precise
Speed 5 6 B is slightly faster
Comfort 4 8 B is significantly more comfortable
Durability 6 5 A is slightly more durable
Grip 10 8 A is noticeably grips better
Price 10 3 A is significantly cheaper
Quality 3 7 B is significantly better made
Total Grade 6.4 7.2 Overall, I slightly prefer B over A
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