What sticks do you use?

It's time to discuss drum accessories.

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Post Tue Feb 20, 2007 8:58 pm

Pro-Mark American Hickory 5A.
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Post Wed Feb 21, 2007 7:48 pm

Lol i just bought a couple pairs of Vic Firth 5As and i started hittin the crash and and i could see little chip marks when i took a break. Then i did a rimshot and bam those things popped off Anyways my faves r probably the 5B from Vic Firth but those chip pretty easy too :?
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Post Mon Mar 05, 2007 4:45 pm

Zildjian 5A Anti Vibe Wood Tips and i love using hot rods once in a while
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Post Fri Mar 16, 2007 9:07 am

i use vic firth 7a's
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Post Fri Mar 16, 2007 6:04 pm

I use Vic Firth 5b's and 7a's

Tried some of those Zildjan DIP sticks. The DIP did the exact opposite of improve grip for me. It was like tryin' to play with sticks dipped in lubey when your hands get sweaty.
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Post Mon Mar 19, 2007 11:38 am

GretschClub wrote:i use vic firth 7as most of the time but im broke them today so im trying to get portnoy sigs.

hi. i have a gretch catalina club and i can't seem to get a decent sound out of my snare (too pingy for my taste). do you use the catalina snare? if so, what heads are you using? thx
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Post Mon Mar 19, 2007 1:14 pm

Dang it. I looked through this whole forum topic and no one has mentioned Innovative Percussion! IP is by far my favorite stick company for concert/marching percussion, but they just came out with combo sticks in 2005 and I haven't been able to find a place that sells them yet.
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Post Mon Mar 19, 2007 1:35 pm

Vic Firth 5BN.
Yamaha Stage Custom Advantage drums
Gibraltar 9600 hardware
Meinl Byzance cymbals
Pearl snare
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Post Mon Mar 19, 2007 2:52 pm

I use vic firth 8D's for rock and funk and 8A's for latin and jazz.

I'd like to try some pro mark as I've always heard good things, but I just have never gotten around to it.
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Post Tue Mar 20, 2007 11:46 pm

Vic Firth X5A Sticks
Vater 5B or 5A
Zildjian 7A
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Post Sun Mar 25, 2007 3:09 am

Carbostick 5a's ..... I've only ever used 2 pairs in 3 years... I play pretty dam hard and well they've lastes a VERY long time. I snapped 1 by accident I believe. Wasn't on the drums lol.
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Post Mon Mar 26, 2007 12:23 am

Alcyon wrote:Anyone else use the metal Ahead sticks? I love my Lars Ulrich signatures, especially with some vater sticktape on 'em... It's like having really big 2Bs without the weight.

Yes, I love AHEAD sticks, I use the Maxums and I have a concert and studio pair. If it weren’t for AHEAD sticks I would not be able to play due to my Carple Tunnel Syndrome. When I used wood sicks it was Vic Firth Rock.
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Post Tue Apr 17, 2007 9:29 am

VicFirth - Danny Carey signature series for rock/metal
VicFirth - Matt Cameron signature series for funk/pop
VicFirth - Steve Gadd signature series for jazz
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Post Fri Apr 27, 2007 10:42 am

i use AHEAD 5-B LTs
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Post Fri Apr 27, 2007 5:41 pm

Vater 3a's, had em for 2 years and only chipped off about a 1/4 in. of the wood =/. but other than that i like em pretty good like and such
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