Vic Firth 5A American Classic Hickory

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  • Size 5A
  • American Classic Series
  • Hickory wood
  • Wooden tips
  • Teardrop tips
  • Ideal for rock and as practice sticks
  • Length: 406 mm
  • Diameter: 14,4 mm

Further Information

Material Hickory
Nylon Head No
Tip Tear Shaped
Length in mm 406 mm
Handle Diameter in mm 14,4 mm
Weight in g 50,0 g

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Best sticks I've played
Jizus, 16.09.2020
These particular sticks feel incredibly balanced and consistent (across different pairs), especially compared to other brands I have tried.
In terms of durability, they are as durable as a wooden stick can be. I especially notice, though, that their tips tend to chip quite quickly, but overall the comfort I receive from these sticks outweighs the cons.

All in all, amazing sticks at an awesome price here, compared to the price in local shops for me.
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The "default" drumstick
Ike, 30.10.2014
To me, the Vic Firth 5A American Classics are the standard of drumsticks. These are well-balanced, well-matched, great sounding drumsticks. As a drummer of small stature with hands that are on the small size, I find these sticks to be of just the right size, both in length and diameter, and weight for general playing. The bead of the stick also gives a good, clear sound on the cymbals. For slower, heavier songs I prefer a 5B or other bigger model, but for faster stuff and for lighter playing that requires less volume, these are great.

On the negative side, I find that while these sticks hold up well even under fairly heavy playing with constant rimshot backbeats, they're not as durable as e.g. Pro-Mark's equivalent 5A model (though I've never had a Vic 5A snap on me within minutes of starting playing, as has happened with some other sticks). The wood tips also have a tendency to chip, so they may not be intact at the end of a 50-minute set.
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Top quality
Sebadasta, 10.12.2020
You can’t go wrong with this ones! If the size is right for you then it’s a no brainier.

Been using these on edrums for the las 2 years and still look “like new” so you will get great value for the money
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A well balanced stick
tkit, 08.12.2020
Not sure what else to say about it, it's a pretty standard stick, nothing to complain about.
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Vic Firth 5A American Classic Hickory
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Vic Firth 5A American Classic Hickory

Drumsticks Size 5A, American Classic Series, Hickory wood, Wooden tips, Teardrop tips, Ideal for rock and as practice sticks, Length: 406 mm, Diameter: 14,4 mm

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