What sticks do you use?

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Post Wed Apr 23, 2008 8:56 am

I guess I'm not that adventurous,

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Post Wed May 07, 2008 8:03 am

Vater Fusion nylon tip, my main stick.

or

Vic Firth 5BN, my old main stick, still like em, but i prefer my Fusions.
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Post Wed May 07, 2008 8:48 am

Rob Crisp wrote:
OllyDrummer wrote:I've never tried out the Steve Gadds, what are they like?


Personally I love the Gadd sticks! They have a really nice barrell style tip. Nylon or wood. I tend to practice with nylon tips and perform with the wood.


do the wood tipped ones still leave black marks all over everything?
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Post Fri May 09, 2008 4:11 pm

Vic Firth 85a and 5b. Both sticks have a great balance and feel. In the past i used Dave Weckl sticks and Vater New Orleans with good success.
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Post Fri May 09, 2008 8:10 pm

i use Pro Mark Oak 747 Neil Peart's sticks.
feels smooth, great weight and it doesnt break easily :D

edit: also i use these sticks pro mark Oak 2S Tommy Aldridge
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Post Fri May 09, 2008 8:32 pm

blink44 wrote:i use Pro Mark Oak 747 Neil Peart's sticks.
feels smooth, great weight and it doesnt break easily :D


I second that one lol. I love those sticks.

I also have quite a few 5A pro-mark sticks. I only use pro-mark though. My first year of percussion, our teacher took the percussionists to the Pro-Mark factory here in Houston. I'll never use another stick lol.
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Post Fri May 09, 2008 9:03 pm

I used to really be into Pro Mark 707 or 747 Oak.
Lately I've been using Vic Firth 5A wood.
Sometimes Vater

I usually use the butt end on the left hand for a FAT snare sound and feel.
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Post Sat May 10, 2008 12:35 pm

vater 5b wood and nylon tips depending on the situation, and hornets 5b
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Post Sat May 10, 2008 2:14 pm

My Stick that i have come to swear by are the

Vic firth extreme 5A's wood tip

great weight
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Post Tue May 13, 2008 6:07 pm

sjoey1r wrote:My Stick that i have come to swear by are the

Vic firth extreme 5A's wood tip

great weight


Same here dude. I don't have a band right now, so I use the wood tips, cuz if I'm just playing by myself, I don't want to worry about the tips breaking off.
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Post Tue May 27, 2008 5:34 pm

for a few years i used vater fatback 3a wood tips when i played a lot of heavier music. since ive switched to vater super jazz, recording, or studio, all wood tips, i like the lighter feel of these sticks and i can still hit my drums hard with them
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Post Sat May 31, 2008 1:50 am

my main stick is the vater fusion nylon tip. sometimes i'll also use the pro-mark 747. i really enjoy them both, but the vater has been my main for years.
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Post Sat May 31, 2008 2:55 am

vic 5b nylon tips
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Post Sat May 31, 2008 8:39 am

Alan_ wrote:
Rob Crisp wrote:
OllyDrummer wrote:I've never tried out the Steve Gadds, what are they like?


Personally I love the Gadd sticks! They have a really nice barrell style tip. Nylon or wood. I tend to practice with nylon tips and perform with the wood.


do the wood tipped ones still leave black marks all over everything?


vic firth took all the colored wood tps off theyre sticks a while ago. now theyre all nautral wood tips.
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