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PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks

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For you hard hitters.

Pro-Mark Thunder Rod sticks offer the ultimate in strength and durability as they provide that patented Rods sound.


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PROMARKThunder Rod Drumsticks
 
3.9

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (5)
  • Functional (5)
  • Good quality (5)
  • Improves sound (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (5), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

What I was Looking For

The ProMark Thunder Rods are just what I was looking for. They are louder than the other Rods, but they are still a lot quieter than sticks. I use these at church mostly,...Read complete review

The ProMark Thunder Rods are just what I was looking for. They are louder than the other Rods, but they are still a lot quieter than sticks. I use these at church mostly, so I don't over-power the rest of the band, and these are quiet enough for that. They don't chip as easily as Hot Rods, and are very durable (even for the hard hitters like me!) They give a pretty good all around sound, even on cymbals. Previously I have had and used different wands and brushes made by Vic Firth and ProMark Hot Rods, but Thunder Rods are the best for me.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

The diameter and the balance not right for me

Diameter and balance not right for me

Diameter and balance not right for me

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

What I was Looking For

By littledrummerboy-spk_3

from Ohio

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Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

The ProMark Thunder Rods are just what I was looking for. They are louder than the other Rods, but they are still a lot quieter than sticks. I use these at church mostly, so I don't over-power the rest of the band, and these are quiet enough for that. They don't chip as easily as Hot Rods, and are very durable (even for the hard hitters like me!) They give a pretty good all around sound, even on cymbals. Previously I have had and used different wands and brushes made by Vic Firth and ProMark Hot Rods, but Thunder Rods are the best for me.

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

A Little Too Loud

By tacoman1234

from TX

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Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

I got these drumsticks hoping that I could get something quiet that fits well with acoustic intruments. These drumsticks are louder than I expected, which was disappointing, and aren't as quiet as any of the other rods. Though they do give a good snare and a ping on the cymbal, just they are too loud for the places I'm playing in. If only these were softer, they'd be PERFECT for me. Which they're not, and It's not.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Mom doesn't have a headache anymore!!!

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

These are sweet! They play a loooooooooot quieter than sticks, and they soften up the tone of both drums and cymbals. Of course I got the heaviest one's, because I didn't wanna keep breaking my drum stuff, and when I got them (a little before Christmas) all four Pro Mark rod sizes were the same price. Thanks Pro Mark!!! (My mom thanks you too!!)

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Hot alright

By Jamie Carfi

from Gallatin, TN

Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

Been using these sticks for sometime now and there simply the best stick for creating a range of sweet, full taps, or raps on skins. They're a little light and whispy on the cymbals, but great on hi-hat as they respond with precision, and create a full cymbal stomp, or light, whispy, tingling cymbal taps. Also, with a little emphasis you can get a nice bell rap off of the bell of crown of the cymbal. My style of play ranges from jazz to hard rock, and everything in-between. Try them. I did and I won't do without now!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

The diameter and the balance not right for me

By muskrat

from ohio

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality
  • Improves Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

      Diameter and balance not right for me

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Be wary

      By Scott

      from Bristow, Ok

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Functional
      • Improves Sound
      • The Feel And Sound

      Cons

      • Poor Quality

      Best Uses

        Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

        Bought, recieved, and got about 3 songs through a set and they rods started comming apart...literally. Im a hard hitter, and I have to have something that will hold up. These did not. Ive used Zildjian, Vater, and Ahead rods. I like the Zildjian and ahead. These are by far the worst multi-rods I have ever used.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Thunder Rods for Church Worship

        By rc

        from Hot Springs, AR

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Sound Feel

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

          Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

          I use them for church worship. I've used sticks, but enjoy better volume control without backing off the drums as much. They do get a different sound than sticks, but I like it. Also, for me, they have a great feel.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Pro-Mark Thunder Rod Sticks

          By Papps-7VSuS

          from Bayonne, NJ

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          Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

          These are the best drums sticks for an acoustic setting. I recently played an acoustic show with my band, and these were very good. They provide excellent sound, complete with warm, full snare clicks. Though these are more expensive than the other Pro-Mark Hot Rods, they are better, so spend the extra money and you will get the better quality.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Wow

          By Dan H-XhgFb

          from Rockford, Illinios

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          Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

          These have lasted me along time, they're pretty tough and great for the price. The only thing about them that I don't like is the width. They're really thick, and I have actually dropped them in live performance. They sound incredible, and I would recommend getting a few pair. These are great sticks for the price. *Look cool too!*

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Good Alternative to Hot Rods

          By Thomas-fPiLh

          from Great Falls, VA

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          Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

          Hot rods get torn up by cymbals and lose their bounce. Thunder rods are extremely heavy duty (just 6 rods of wood) and maintain a good, responsive feel and keep the rods' "slap". the differences between these and hot rods are that these are louder, fatter, more durable, and more responsive. I keep the hot rods in the bag unless it's a really quiet gig.

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          pro mark hot rods-to loud

          By RocketDrummer

          from wisconsin

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          Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

          i purchased these for a quiet solution of loud drumming but they do not really help bring down the volume in any way i have noticed.

           
          4.0

          So far so good

          By Ronnie

          from Payson,Az

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          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Good Quality
          • Improves Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

            I used to use the lightning rods and they just wouldn't`t hold up and they split really easy only after a few uses. I needed something sturdier to really project on my ride cymbal as the lightning rods just weren't cutting it on my last gig. Then I ran across the thunder rods and thought, why not....so I ordered 2 pair and just got them in today where I used them in practice. I give them a 4 star rating for now as I`m not sure if they will hold up longer than the lightning rods. I will see if I can get more than 2 practice's out of them before they fall about.

             
            2.0

            Not for me!

            By Bowbie

            from Arizona

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            Pros

            • Good Quality

            Cons

            • Difficult To Use

            Best Uses

            • Practicing

            Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

            Needed sticks that I could use in smaller settings without the loudness of regular sticks. These might be ok for those that like a heavier and thicker stick because they are quieter than regular sticks. For me, they were not what I was looking for.

             
            5.0

            Great Sticks, Great Feel, Great Price! (ProMark ROCKS!)

            By MR. Metal

            from Maine (one economic sewer of a state!)

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality
            • Improves Sound

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

              Love the feel in my hands, and they allow me to be soft when I need to be. They also feel just right and allows me to totally freak when I want to! Feels like I'm playing with HAMMERS!

               
              3.0

              Pretty good, some durability issues.

              By wingmanc17

              from NJ

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Practicing

                Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

                Sticks to reduce the sound for practice, but the durability is not what I anticipated. Individual rods crack and break; sometime fly around! My guitar player is looking for hazardous duty pay! Overall, decent quality but can't be used regularly.

                 
                5.0

                Perfect for me

                By Maxwell Slater

                from Madison, WI

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about PROMARK Thunder Rod Drumsticks:

                    Heavier than brushes, as needed, but allows me to play to my full capacity without overwhelming the others in my band.

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