Alaska Pik AlasKa Pik 'Set of Five'

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A 'Set of Five' AlasKa Pik's in Plastic with a choice of sizes...Please tell us the size etc. that you require by writing in the comments section when you order. Please See Picture for sizes available. The Over the Finger, under the Nail' PLASTIC finger and thumbnail Pik for stringed instrument pickers; Banjo, mandolin, guitar, autoharp, dulcimer, harp, ukulele etc. These innovative USA design picks can be manicured, clipped and filed to a preferred shape and length. Please see below for user and 'manicure' instructions
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Description

Our company owner Steve 'Eagle' Noon, first discovered and started importing The 'aLasKa Pik' from the USA over a decade ago. Since that date, we have introduced the unique  'Over the finger, under the nail' pick to hundreds of our customers. If you fancy trying them, we have tried below, to make it easy here for you to choose the correct sized set. Please read on, for user and 'manicure' instructions.

Easy guide sizing: The PLASTIC AlasKa Piks come in four sizes, small, medium, large and extra large

  • If you have average size hands, choose medium size for your fingers and large for your thumb
  • If you have large size hands, choose large for your fingers and extra large for your thumb
  • If you have small hands, choose small for your fingers and medium for your thumb

 

Please Note: if you order the wrong size, just send them back with a note to explain your problem and we shall exchange them for you. It will only cost you the postage to do this.

Please choose size from the options list ...aLasKa Piks are priced individually. (The picture shows a 'set' of plastic picks being used
 

Here are the user and manicure instructions writen by the makers. Please also see the 'Red' aLaska PiK photopraph on this page:-

1. aLasKa Pik's TM. plastic  can be manicured to a preferred length:( Plastic) use nail clippers. To manicure ...Place pick securely ''over the finger, under the nail'' decide the length desired , then clip and file. 'For a side of the fingernail attack, remove plastic at indicator #1 in the photograph

2. To match the curvature of the user's flesh under the nail area, file on the backside of the picking surface (indicator #2 in the photograph) This adds security. This should be done before changing length.

3. To un-stiffen pick (plastic) remove all or part of the pressure band (indicator #3). For added comfort file smooth all uncomfortable edges.

4. Some fingernails may need to be manicured for best fit, especially the outer edges.

5. For the aLasKa PiK to work, you need to have a short length of natural nail. When you manicure your 'broken' nails, remove as little natural nail as possible when damage occurs

Delivery & Returns

 

We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using DPD Local Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop). On the day of delivery you will receive a text message with your hours delivery time slot

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

You can read our full deliveries policy here.

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

DVD's and CD's cannot be returned unless they are faulty

Banjo heads cannot be returned once you have tried to fit them to your banjo

Harmonica's have a 7 day guarantee and can be returned within this time if they are found to be faulty

Goods must be returned to Eagle Music together with a covering letter and contact details so that the matter can be dealt with efficiently and promptly.

You can read our full returns policy here.

Reviews

12 reviews for Alaska Pik AlasKa Pik 'Set of Five'

Alan Harvey

by on 2018-12-24

Not suitable for classical guitar (I had asked vendor for advice).
Product does not fit well in any case.

Rated 1 out of 5

Geoff Waller

by on 2018-12-14

The Alaska guitar finger picks have proved hard to find in the medium size in the past so to discover a set of 5 was extremely fortunate for me. the product is excellent and can be manicured to fit the picking style required. They are designed to take the place of a broken nail and fit directly over the finger tip. (great idea).

Rated 5 out of 5

glen stapleton

by on 2018-07-22

Great

Rated 5 out of 5

David Evans

by on 2016-07-24

Quality of items - very good

Rated 5 out of 5

Denis Hopkins

by on 2015-03-13

great picks comfortable and good for strumming as well as fingerpicking.

Rated 5 out of 5

Rodica Iordache

by on 2015-02-26

I use the product to get a good resonance when playing my acoustic guitar.I would reccomend this item to any guitar player,because of its great quality.

Rated 5 out of 5

Philippa Dent

by on 2014-12-10

Have been using these for years for autoharp. They are quite delicate but last a surprisingly long time.

Rated 5 out of 5

John Jones

by on 2014-11-23

Wonderful for anyone who fingerpicks but can't maintain nail length. Firm but comfortable fit.

Rated 5 out of 5

Nick Hill

by on 2014-10-13

Recommended by others in my ukulele group

Rated 4 out of 5

Barbara Cunningham

by on 2014-05-08

Excellent for playing fingerstyle on metal strings and protecting the fingernails to play on nylon strings.

Rated 5 out of 5

Jane Morgan

by on 2014-04-08

I bought these Alaska piks for my ukulele.
I ordered different sizes to be included in the
pack..I received my order very quickly with the mix of piks that I had asked for. Good quality of product.

Rated 5 out of 5

Chris Lovegrove

by on 2013-02-22

I use these on my kona-style lap slide guitar, as I was never satisfied with the finger picks that cover the tips and wanted something to go over the tops of my fingers so I could 'feel' the strings more but still get a clear and defined picked sound. These fit the bill perfectly! I'm still getting used to pick playing, but they really sound great. What I really like about them is how they are so easy to customise the fit to get them just right. If you find the written instructions a little confusing, there are even video tutorials (if you look for them) of people filing them to different shapes for different sounds etc. All in all, a great set of picks.

Rated 5 out of 5

Rated 4.58 out of 5 based on 12 customer reviews
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