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 1.5mm 1.5
Length 26mm 25mm
Width 22.5mm 25mm
Material Lignum Vitae Vespel
Bevel Soft V Sharp V
Warm/Bright 7 6 A is slightly brighter
Fundamental/Complex 7 6 A is slightly complexer
Flexible/Stiff 9 9.5 B is slightly stiffer
Gritty/Smooth 10 10 Both are very similar
Volume 7 6 A is slightly louder
Precision 5 8 B is significantly more precise
Speed 6 8 B is noticeably faster
Comfort 8 9 B is slightly more comfortable
Durability 5 9 B is significantly more durable
Grip 8 4 A is significantly grips better
Price 3 4 B is slightly cheaper
Quality 7 9 B is noticeably better made
Total Grade 7.2 7.8 Overall, I slightly prefer B over A
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