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Perfect Touch 'The Rifter' Thumb Pick

  • £10.99

The Perfect Touch Thumb Pick from Rusty Thornhill is a must to be tried by guitar, banjo, dulcimer, dobro and other stringed instrument players that are troubled with standard type thumb picks that feel ‘awkward’ to use. The Perfect Touch Thumb pick has a unique and innovative design. The white Delrin DuPont ‘pick’ is attached to a comfortable double wrap nickel body that fits comfortably, and firmly on your thumb in the ‘perfect position.’ The Riffter will stand up to a heavy hand with extra depth to the tone! Hand crafted in Tennessee USA by Rusty Thornhill, the Perfect Touch thumb pick ...supplied with a lifetime guarantee that you won't wear it out.
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If you love, our original thumb pick, but needed a bit more "umph"... You are going to be thrilled with "The Riffter"! It has a bolder sound with the heft to match. If you play with a heavy hand and need a thumb pick that will stand up to what ever you can dish out, "The Riffter" is your pick!


"The Riffter" was named by Jenny's grandson, Nicholas. He is a very eager 4th generation member of the Perfect Touch Family!


The story of The Perfect Touch Pick' so far, written by our friends in Tennessee
Although National style fingerpicks have been around for the better part a hundred years, few finger-pickers are completely satisfied with how they work and feel. Among the complaints: if they’re adjusted tightly enough to stay on , they hurt, not to mention the hangnails they can cause; for some, clicking picks is an annoyance; for others, it is difficult of impossible to finesse a musical piece with hurting fingers, or while worrying that at that moment a pick might come off and shoot across the stage.

Rusty Thornhill, a lifelong musician, recording studio engineer/producer, author, inventor, and technology developer, played a  gut strung guitar for decades because his finger nails could not endure steel strings for more than one of two songs. Whne he tried to use National style  finger picks, his ‘’touch went out the window.’’ For thirty years he dreamed of a finger pick that would feel like fingernails. He decided to make his heart’s desire a reality. After what seemed like endless hours of development, and a drawer full of hand- made prototypes, Rusty Thornhill’s dream at last emerged from the shadows. The result is what he calls Perfect Touch Finger PicksTM.(patented)

The pick has a unique shape, which virtually prevents clicking. When snugly installed, it is almost impossible to sling them off the fingers. Some say the picks feel like part of the finger when they put them on. And while in truth, they may not feel exactly like fingernails, it’s as close as one is liable to get with a finger pick. With these picks, one can actually achieve the ‘’perfect touch.’’

The picks are designed to reside above the cuticle. The middle finger pick is designed with a low wrap with cut-outs that allow the forefinger pick, which is designed with a unique high wrap, to touch the skin of the middle finger, instead of metal. This design of course, is what prevents clicking. The inside of each pick is lightly abraded, which in addition to the unique wraps, helps prevent the picks from slipping off.

Delivery & Returns

  Royal Mail announce changes to Special Delivery and Customer Service Points.
In light of the recent advice given by the government regarding COVID-19, please be aware of the following announcement from Royal Mail advising of changes to their services.

Special Deliveries.

Due to increased absence levels, we’ve reviewed our timed guarantees for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am and 1pm services and will make the following changes.

For items posted from Tuesday 31 March 2020 onwards, our guarantee delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9.00am the next working day will change to by 12.00pm the next working day*. Our guaranteed delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1.00pm will change to by 9.00pm the next working day*.

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'.

NB : Orders processed on a Saturday but will not leave us until the Monday as Royal Mail and DPD Local do not collect from us at the Weekend.


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.

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