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 1.5mm
Length 23mm 26mm
Width 24mm 22.5mm
Material Acrylic Lignum Vitae
Bevel Sharp V Soft V
Warm/Bright 6.5 7 B is slightly brighter
Fundamental/Complex 7 7 Both are very similar
Flexible/Stiff 6 9 B is significantly stiffer
Gritty/Smooth 6 10 B is significantly smoother
Volume 8 7 A is slightly louder
Precision 7 5 A is noticeably more precise
Speed 5 6 B is slightly faster
Comfort 8 8 Both are very similar
Durability 7 5 A is noticeably more durable
Grip 6 8 B is noticeably grips better
Price 4 3 A is slightly cheaper
Quality 7 7 Both are very similar
Total Grade 7.1 7.2 Overall, I slightly prefer B over A
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