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Musician's Gear Hickory Drum Sticks   10-Pack

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Well-balanced Musician's Gear hickory drumsticks handle well and can hold up for a long time even with hard-hitting drummers. Sold in packs of 10.Not...Click To Read More About This Product

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Good wood, good sticks, great price.

Well-balanced Musician's Gear hickory drumsticks handle well and can hold up for a long time even with hard-hitting drummers. Sold in packs of 10.

Note: These sticks are packed in a mix and match set, so no particular size, style or tip can be guaranteed.


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Musician's GearHickory Drum Sticks
 
4.0

(based on 282 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (139)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (78)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (23)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (61)
  • Functional (56)
  • Easy to use (45)
  • Improves sound (6)
  • Cheap (4)

Cons

  • Poor quality (5)

Best Uses

  • Practicing (69)
  • Back-up (42)
  • Concerts (26)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (46), Professional musician (31), Novice (17)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Descent value sticks

I tend to break sticks period no matter the make/model, that being said, if you are fine with frequent changes like between every third or fourth song, these are just fine. Rim...Read complete review

I tend to break sticks period no matter the make/model, that being said, if you are fine with frequent changes like between every third or fourth song, these are just fine. Rim shots sound great. The tips are obviously the first to suffer and the stick tends to split about the same place at the point of complete failure.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

you get what you pay for

I have a few pairs of these lying around in my basement that a friend brought over. Yhey're very light compared to other drumsticks. they almost seem porous... and they put a...Read complete review

I have a few pairs of these lying around in my basement that a friend brought over. Yhey're very light compared to other drumsticks. they almost seem porous... and they put a weird coating over the drumsticks to make them last longer (since the wood has such little density). yes they last about as long as a normal drumstick pair. not quite, but almost. sure, you can hit drums with them. but there are 3 flaws1) like I said, they're light. too light. I like having more weight behind the stick, but that's just my oppinion.2) the head of the stick (I got 5a wood) sounds AWFUL on ride cymbals. wayyy too muddy.3) I use hearing protection, which makes me play louder. I play verry loudly. when you hit hard, THESE DRUMSTICKS HURT! yes, they hurt. they vibrate excessively and make your hand sting after about 10 minute of heavy playing. especially with rim shots.my oppinion - have 2 or 3 good pairs of drumsticks lying around so you can actually 'play' with. if you really wanna have a ton of backup pairs for whatever reason, then sure, buy these, but don't expect to be good. too light for rock, too sucky sounding on the ride for jazz, and they just hurrrrrt.

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5.0

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By 14k

from queens village

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Musician's Gear Hickory Drum Sticks:

    great size and grip

     
    5.0

    Good for the price

    By Israel Jimenez

    from El Paso tx

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    Pros

    • Functional

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing

      Comments about Musician's Gear Hickory Drum Sticks:

      I got them in the stupid deal of the day, they come in a bad mix they don't have the sleeves like you would get in the Vic Firth so what I did I just marked them in pairs according to what I though it would work as balanced weight They are good for practice if you are I drummer, I'm a percussionist so I use it to play my mounted tambourine. They are great for 10 for 10 dlls, don't expect the quality of Vic firth of 10 for 70-80 dlls

       
      4.0

      Well worth the price when on sale

      By PeterK

      from Simi Valley, CA

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      Pros

      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Practicing

        Comments about Musician's Gear Hickory Drum Sticks:

        I received them today. Wood tips, YAY. All looked well made, no knots or uneven grain. Diameter 0.56". Pretty much a 5A. Weights vary quite a bit. I pulled out 4 at random. All 4 appeared to roll straight and were not warped. They weighed 43, 49, 51, and 53 grams. Ok, 43g is way off but the other 3 are close enough for bashing work. There's probably a better match for the 43g stick in the bunch, but I'm not that picky. FWIW, a pair of new stick from a boutique manufacturer weighed within 1 gram of each other, but they cost quite a bit more The finish felt a bit sticky after playing them for a few minutes, not a bad thing. Overall, well worth the sale price. I will use them for my "bashing" band and save the boutique sticks for my finesse band. YMMV, the next batch may be totally different.

         
        5.0

        EXCELLENT FOR THE PRICE....

        By 14k

        from queens village

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts

          Comments about Musician's Gear Hickory Drum Sticks:

          REHEARSAL AND GIGS

           
          5.0

          Drumstick bundle

          By John

          from LaBelle, FL

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          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Musician's Gear Hickory Drum Sticks:

            I am using these in my daily teaching. Students are loving to do the percussion rhythms. Great quality.

             
            4.0

            Great Value on drumsticks

            By Hounddog

            from Chino Hills, CA

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Practicing

              Comments about Musician's Gear Hickory Drum Sticks:

              Excellent value for every day practice or live sticks.

               
              3.0

              READ THE FINE PRINT

              By Ludwigdrummer

              from Mo

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              Comments about Musician's Gear Hickory Drum Sticks:

              Watch out for the fine print, the picture is wood tips but i got nylon tips. They say this in the note but i just looked at the picture. Just know what you are getting into. The sticks are fine just dont like nylon tips

               
              2.0

              sticks

              By Blues & Boogie Band

              from Wisconsin

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              Pros

              • Functional

              Cons

              • Poor Quality

              Best Uses

                Comments about Musician's Gear Hickory Drum Sticks:

                Disappointing

                 
                4.0

                Great Value

                By ReadJohn3

                from Rockford, IL

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                Pros

                • Good Quality
                • Straight
                • Well Balanced

                Cons

                • Varying Weight

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Musician's Gear Hickory Drum Sticks:

                These are great sticks to have around the house, studio or road. They're well made and well balanced with one caveat - the weight varies between sticks. Simple enough, but time consuming. I bought 2 packs of 10, so I immediately laid them out and went through them all, feeling each stick and pairing them according to weight and feel. It took about 15 - 20 mins. of my time but once it's done, I was grateful to know that each time I grabbed a pair they would be matched. And for a buck a pair with that crazy Cyber Monday sale... How do you loose? Haven't broke a stick yet.

                 
                5.0

                Great deal

                By Ronhar

                from East TN

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                Pros

                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Musician's Gear Hickory Drum Sticks:

                  These are a great deal. 10 pr for the cost of one name brand. Mine even had grip texture applied. Good enough for everyday use.

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