what sticks do you use?

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Post Sun Jul 01, 2007 11:20 pm

wot sticks does everyone here use???
i like the pro mark 7A's or 5A's and vic firth 7's and 5's i like the 7's more cuz it helps me with speed for fills etc being
a lighter stick...
oh and has anyone ever tried sex wax for drum sticks??? i saw them on ebay its a wax made by sex wax surf board comp. but for drum sticks, thought id ask if its anygood???
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Post Sun Jul 01, 2007 11:43 pm

Daza73 wrote:wot sticks does everyone here use???
i like the pro mark 7A's or 5A's and vic firth 7's and 5's i like the 7's more cuz it helps me with speed for fills etc being
a lighter stick...
oh and has anyone ever tried sex wax for drum sticks??? i saw them on ebay its a wax made by sex wax surf board comp. but for drum sticks, thought id ask if its anygood???


Pro Mark 5B Nylons. I like the length and the feel I get from them. Also, don't fall for the misconception that a lighter stick is a faster stick!
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Post Sun Jul 01, 2007 11:45 pm

true... i find the 7's help but
specially with 16ths on the hi hat if im using 5A's my fore arm sometimes canes after a good bashing
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Post Sun Jul 01, 2007 11:48 pm

Daza73 wrote:true... i find the 7's help but
specially with 16ths on the hi hat if im using 5A's my fore arm sometimes canes after a good bashing


I guess it depends on what technique you are using as well. :wink:
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Post Sun Jul 01, 2007 11:56 pm

Rob the Drummer wrote:
Daza73 wrote:wot sticks does everyone here use???
i like the pro mark 7A's or 5A's and vic firth 7's and 5's i like the 7's more cuz it helps me with speed for fills etc being
a lighter stick...
oh and has anyone ever tried sex wax for drum sticks??? i saw them on ebay its a wax made by sex wax surf board comp. but for drum sticks, thought id ask if its anygood???


Pro Mark 5B Nylons. I like the length and the feel I get from them. Also, don't fall for the misconception that a lighter stick is a faster stick!


I agree!! And also, a heavier stick is not a "louder" stick, just as a lighter stick is not a "quieter" stick.

I use 2B Pro-Mark Hickory wood tips for EVERYTHING, including quiet dinner jazz "wallpaper" gigs. It's all how you control it.
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Post Mon Jul 02, 2007 6:28 am

I use a couple of different sticks at the moment. The first I'm using is Vic Frith's Steve gadd sig model. I really like the feel of the stick and use both wood and nylon tips. Nylon more for practice and wood for live.

I also use VF John Dolmayan sig sticks as well. They're a bit fatter than the Steve Gadd model have a nice barrell tip. I just like the feel for when I'm playing heavy rock!
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Post Mon Jul 02, 2007 9:32 am

Trueline 2B nylon tip with Unigrips.
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Post Mon Jul 02, 2007 11:20 am

Pro Mark 420 (portnoy) or Pro Mark 707 nylon tip.............pro mark all the way
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Post Mon Jul 02, 2007 5:47 pm

Pro-mark 808 Oak, sweet balance, wood tip only.
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Post Mon Jul 02, 2007 5:48 pm

Bellson Saturn Tips....and they're all broke. I'm not even sure they're still making them, we just had them laying around the back of the store where I work. I like 'em though.
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Post Mon Jul 02, 2007 5:58 pm

Promark 707, 808, and 747B Super Rock
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Post Mon Jul 02, 2007 5:59 pm

pro mark 5B hickory and ahead tommy lee sigs.
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Post Mon Jul 02, 2007 11:55 pm

VATER 5A's!!!!! wood tip
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Post Tue Jul 03, 2007 5:14 am

I choose to play using Pro-Mark TX707 Nylon tip sticks. I wear Zildjian drum gloves and use GatorGrip tackifyer to help my grip.
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Post Tue Jul 03, 2007 7:54 am

I just recently fell in love with Pro-Marks TXR747N natural hickory sticks. Before that I was using Vic Firth 5A's.
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