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Fred Kelly Poly Freedom Picks

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  • fred kelly freedom poly
  • Poly Freedom Picks
  • £3.25

The Fred Kelly Poly Freedom Pick is a new innovation in finger pick design and is Ideal for guitar and in particular Frailing and Clawhammer banjo.
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 The world famous FREEDOM PICK takes the place of your fingernails and increases volume. It also works great for frailing back and forth across the strings and hence works nicely for banjo players and others besides just guitarists. It has a comfortable, yet secure fit to your finger and is completely adaptable for a personal fit by way of manicuring, cutting and trimming. You can also customize their shape and fit by exposing them to hot and then cold water etc. The FREEDOM PICK made out of Poly it provides bright sound..  The Delrin option provides a more softer natural sound.

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.


29 reviews for Fred Kelly Poly Freedom Picks

Jonathan Boyes

by on 2019-02-27

Great product for those who cannot use false nails.

Rated 5 out of 5

Dot Anot

by on 2018-07-04

I have tried many types of picks and even ordered some from USA. Nothing worked. I am so impressed with these poly freedom picks. they are comfortable to wear and don't feel too big. I will definately buy more of them and strongly recommend them

Rated 5 out of 5

Gordon Parry

by on 2018-06-19

The picks are perfect for attaching to my finger when playing my ukulele preventing damage to my fingernail.

Rated 5 out of 5

Francis Sellors

by on 2018-02-03

For my purposes, this product is the best I've found.

Rated 5 out of 5

James White

by on 2017-10-12

Without doubt, these are the best fingerpicks on the market. Yes they can be a little bit uncomfortable in the cuticle area but this is easily remedied by filing the underside of the pick, I have a set of draper mini files which are perfect to do this. If you do not have any files, a piece of sandpaper wrapped round the end of a pencil works just as well.

Rated 5 out of 5

Lawrence Neat

by on 2016-10-20

Ditto on all counts. To be recommended.

Rated 4 out of 5

Gerrard  O’ Donnell

by on 2016-08-30

First pick I ever used. Definitely suitable for Clawhammer banjo. Very comfortable with it after using it for a couple of days.

Rated 5 out of 5

George Abbott

by on 2016-05-25

Very comfortable and pratical.

Rated 5 out of 5

terence morgan

by on 2015-05-27

I use these for clawhammer,I cant grow nails,when I do they snap.These picks are the answer,great product .

Rated 5 out of 5

greedo herb

by on 2015-03-25

Bit expensive for what it is. I just wanted something to cover my nail when i strum, I still want to use finger tips for picking. I managed to cut this down to size and file it. the small size is way way too small. I ordered a large. Can't wear the small for any length of time without it hurting.

Rated 4 out of 5

kenneth payne

by on 2015-02-28


Rated 5 out of 5

Leslie Esling

by on 2015-02-26

I use this when playing my ukulele and it saves wear ant tear on my finger nail

Rated 5 out of 5

Robin Dowsett

by on 2015-02-20

Err good for guitar picking

Rated 5 out of 5

Philippa Dent

by on 2014-12-10

New to me. Would recommend to fellow auto-harpers. As soon as I saw it I ordered a set.

Rated 5 out of 5

Laszlo Matzko

by on 2014-11-09

I only tried this interesting design to see if it's as good or maybe better than Alaska Piks. The answer to that is very much a question of taste and playing style, but I think I prefer the Alaska Pik for a nylon strung guitar. I would use this more for banjo picking. The plastic it is made of produces a rather dull tone on nylon strings, but a better sound on steel strings. It fits beautifully, though.

Rated 5 out of 5

Graham Smith

by on 2014-02-04

Fred Kelly Freedom finger picks for guitar.
These will take some getting used to, but are the best I've found so far. Didn't get on with Alaska picks.

Rated 4 out of 5

John Crittenden

by on 2014-01-26


Rated 5 out of 5

David Marshall

by on 2013-11-20

Used to teach the banjo. I recommend to all of my students. Excellent quality.

Rated 5 out of 5

Norman Pa Jones

by on 2013-10-23

As above.

Rated 4 out of 5

Martin Gerrard

by on 2013-10-21

As stated on the thumb pick review, I teach guitar and I've been a pro performer for over 35 years. The finger pick design appealed to me, which was why I bought them (the regular ones on sale I find to be useless). A pupil of mine had bought the medium size of these and they were way too small for me. I ordered the large size and they too were uncomfortably tight. I've heated and prised them so that they are a little less tight, which has taken some of the pressure off. I know that my fingers are nowhere near as wide as some guys I've taught, so I think these would be a total no no for them. Also I found them to be a bit painful where the plastic was pressing on the cuticle of my nail, which is where the edge tends to lie when pushed on to how I would use them. In use, I found the plastic nail part to be too thick and this dulled the sound. To rectify this, I filed them to a thinner, sharper edge to get that zing that a nail gives. If I were to offer any advice on how to improve on these picks, I would say, make them out of thinner plastic so that they made a crisper sound and weren't so uncomfortably tight around the finger. Maybe extend the rear of the pick so that it gripped close to the first knuckle rather than just tightly squeezing the finger pad. That way you could make them from thinner plastic, which with the extended grip would stay in place in use without strangling the feeling out of the finger tip.

Rated 3 out of 5

Dave Gallagher

by on 2013-10-18

Ok but not as comfortable as people made out, but better than other types

Rated 4 out of 5

Max Rad

by on 2013-09-21

perfect for playing the ngoni

Rated 5 out of 5

Robert Matthews

by on 2013-09-15

Brilliant for finger up picking, clawhammer frailing, even as an alternative to flat pick - or even as a thimble for Irish tenor banjo.

Rated 5 out of 5

G.E.S. Stacey

by on 2013-08-26

Use finger and thumb picks ( Fred Kelly )for picking on autoharp.
I was recommended them by a friend, and do the same to others, in fact the last order was for a friend

Rated 5 out of 5

Gordon Parry

by on 2013-05-27

Satisfied with the pick and would recommend it.

Rated 5 out of 5

Stu Weetman

by on 2013-04-14

The large size is actually quite small, but there is a bit of flexibility in the pick. I would recon that the small size would only fit very small children.

Rated 3 out of 5


by on 2013-03-28

I would recommend this product to any fingerpicking guitarist. It is as good as playing with your fingernails, with none of the hassles.

Rated 5 out of 5

David ashbolt

by on 2013-03-23

What I was after..

Rated 4 out of 5

Gail Williams

by on 2013-03-21

good quality. I bought a medium, which fitted my female middle finger snuggly for clawhammer banjo playing. A great design but am not sure about the sound it produces. It would be great if the company made the same item in brass!

Rated 3 out of 5

Rated 4.59 out of 5 based on 29 customer reviews

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