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Post Wed Jan 14, 2009 6:52 pm

looking for something between 5A and 5B. does this dream stick exist?
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Post Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:53 pm

if there is, would you really notice the difference?
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Post Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:53 pm

Tons, like the 808 and 818 Pro-Mark
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Post Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:55 pm

btw

i find that 5A's and 5B's feel different from company to company. Vic Firth 5A's aren't the same as Vater 5A's (at least when they're in my hands they seem different)

try a different brand of 5A sticks and see if you cant get that sweet spot
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Post Wed Jan 14, 2009 11:06 pm

Tip and taper make have a huge impact on how a stick feels and rebounds
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Post Fri Jan 16, 2009 3:03 pm

so i found some sticks that feel so perfect in my hands, better than anything i've tried. the only problem? they're crappy novelty sticks handed out at my school prom. they're not straight at all, and they have the biggest pitch difference ive ever heard. (plus they say "kv prom 08': rockin the night away". but the size is perfect. i gotta measure em with dial calipers and then compare to others to find out what size they come out to, if they do at all. and if they dont, what do i do?
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Post Sat Jan 17, 2009 3:06 am

custom_sticks wrote:and if they dont, what do i do?


Adjust. :)
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Post Sun Feb 08, 2009 5:19 pm

Adjust. :)

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Post Mon Feb 09, 2009 3:06 am

Try Vater Fatback 3As
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Post Mon Feb 09, 2009 12:11 pm

I can't pay $10 a pair for 808s so I'm trying some Vater fusions
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Post Sun Feb 15, 2009 11:24 am

the perfect stick in my hands is pro-mark mike portnoy signature.
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Post Sun Feb 15, 2009 12:24 pm

Vater XD-5A - love em cause I was looking for the same thing as you. L 16 1/2" D .580" - a little longer and a little thicker then most 5A's
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Post Sun Feb 22, 2009 11:12 am

SGarrett wrote:
custom_sticks wrote:and if they dont, what do i do?


Adjust. :)


you "COULD" adjust, OR, you become so famous that you get a signature stick :D
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Post Sun Feb 22, 2009 2:05 pm

Drumosaurus wrote:
SGarrett wrote:
custom_sticks wrote:and if they dont, what do i do?


Adjust. :)


you "COULD" adjust, OR, you become so famous that you get a signature stick :D


Good idea. He'd still have to know the measurements he wants though
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Post Wed Jul 01, 2009 7:25 am

55A
Combines the dimensions of a 5A and 5B. A great choice when a 5B is just a little more stick than required.
L=16", Dia.=.580"

Check it out on Vic's website. I've tried them and they feel exactly how they are described. But I went back to 5B anyhow.
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