What sticks do you use?

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Post Fri Oct 13, 2006 1:53 am

Vic Firth American Classic 5A's or/and 5B's.

Great sticks, all though I found them a bit expensive and easy to break at times.
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Post Sat Oct 14, 2006 1:36 am

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.
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Post Sat Oct 14, 2006 4:02 pm

pro-mark 747's or vic firth 2b. thinking about switching to vic firth 3a's though...
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Post Sat Oct 14, 2006 4:23 pm

i use ahead joey jordison sticks and and 7a groove percussion sticks
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Post Sun Oct 15, 2006 3:12 pm

Reagle Tip Quantum 3000 Nylon Tip by Calato
Hit it hard. Hit it fast and beat it like you own it.
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Post Sun Oct 15, 2006 5:25 pm

Steve Gadd Sig Sticks
Pro-Mark 737
Nylon tips on both.

those are my preferred sticks. The 737's are THIN. Great jazz stick, and offers a very large amount of control and range. The Gadd's are just plain awesome. There is nothing one can't do with 'em.

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Post Sun Oct 15, 2006 6:55 pm

I would have to say That the Vic Firth Extreme 5A stick is the best wood tip stick around if you switch to them you will never go back they are good jazz sticks funk sticks rock sticks folk sticks metal stick whatever you like try them out.
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Post Sat Oct 21, 2006 11:52 pm

I prefer the Mike Portnoy signature sticks buy Promark. They are the perfect weight for me and, while I play pretty hard, they hold up very well.
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Post Sun Oct 22, 2006 10:02 am

I use Dennis Chambers Zildjian signiture sticks, their very light with round wood tips. If not them then i use normal Zildjian or Vic Firth round wood tips 7a
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Post Sun Oct 29, 2006 7:41 pm

i use silverfox 5b's or 2b's. they last forever and the have a nice feel, im using them forever
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Post Sun Oct 29, 2006 8:20 pm

Vater - Cymbal sticks with a wood ball tip....I played some stewart copeland signature sticks once that i really liked too
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Post Wed Nov 01, 2006 11:37 am

In my 6 years of playing drums, my style and technique has demanded me to beat the hell out of my sticks. I've been through Vic Firths, Promark, and the Zildjian dip sticks. I'm using Vater Xtreme design 5B Nylon tip sticks and from my perspective I think they are the toughest sticks I've ever got my hands on.
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Post Fri Dec 01, 2006 5:02 pm

i love to use the vic firth tony royster jr. sticks they have great weight and the tip gets a great sound on both drums and cymbals :D. the best thing i love ablout them is they are long and for me the longet the better :lol:. i just found them and i love them
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Post Sat Dec 02, 2006 8:03 pm

Vic Firth SD4 Combos.

i have some ahead ones but the tips would keep flyin off of them so i dont use them. it was a waste or 35 bucks cuz i played one gig with them and they were ruined
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Post Sat Dec 02, 2006 8:40 pm

ive really grown fond of my promark 5a oak wood sticks with a wood tip but vic firth 55a shaft hickory caught my hands ;p
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