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

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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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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Comfortable abd durable

AA, 12.04.2018
These sticks are really durable compared to any other sticks ive tried across many different brands. 1 set can last me up to a year, which is particularly impressive compared to alternative sets of drumsticks. I also particularly like the weight and grip comfort of these sticks, more so than my last Nova sticks.
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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

  • 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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5A Sticks Wooden tips, Comparable to 5A sticks but slightly longer for better reach and volume, Length: 419 mm, Diameter: 14.4 mm

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  • Nylon Head: No
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  • Length in mm: 419 mm
  • Handle Diameter in mm: 14,4 mm
  • Weight in g: 50,0 g
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  • Nylon Head: No
  • Tip: oval
  • Length in mm: 406 mm
  • Handle Diameter in mm: 14,7 mm
  • Weight in g: 53,5 g
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  • Nylon Head: No
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  • Length in mm: 419 mm
  • Handle Diameter in mm: 14,4 mm
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Drum Sticks American Sound series, American Hickory, Round stick head for brilliant cymbal sound, Length: 406 mm, Diameter: 14.4 mm

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  • Nylon Head: No
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  • Handle Diameter in mm: 14,4 mm
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Drumsticks American Classic Series Kinetic Force, Hickory wood, Wooden tips, Teardrop tips, Kinetic energy is the result of mass and speed, enhanced by adding heavy material to the end of the...

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  • Length in mm: 406 mm
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  • Weight in g: 51,0 g
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