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  • Nylon 5B

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  • Nylon 2B

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  • Wood Rock

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  • Wood 5A

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  • Nylon 5A

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  • Wood 7A

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  • Wood 2B

    $45.00 Free Gift

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  • Nylon 7A

    $45.00 Free Gift

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  • Wood 5B

    $45.00 Free Gift

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      Nova12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks
       
      4.2

      (based on 240 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (141)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (50)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (20)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (21)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (8)

      96%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Functional (12)
      • Good quality (12)
      • Easy to use (8)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing (17)
        • Back-up (11)
        • Concerts (10)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Experienced (16), Professional musician (8)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Great value in sticks.

        Ive been using Nova 5A Nylonsfor over 6 years. Money is tight and it just dosent make sense to pay for brand name sticks when deals like these are out there. These stick are...Read complete review

        Ive been using Nova 5A Nylonsfor over 6 years. Money is tight and it just dosent make sense to pay for brand name sticks when deals like these are out there. These stick are hickory. Some will have small blemishes like knots but they always run straight and true. Excellent balance, bounce and weight. I tried the Goodwood in the same size and they just dont feel near as balanced. Rimshots sound good and they dont chip out too badly. Youll sooner split it in half than chip them but that all depends on the player as well. The only negative thing I can come up with is that these sticks will soak up hand sweat there upsetting the balance a bit. I gig with these sticks and practice too.

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        You Get What You Pay For...

        These sticks are truely little more than a "stick". There is almost no quality matching of tone, weight, balance point, or stick circumfrence. Since I received a bulk pak...Read complete review

        These sticks are truely little more than a "stick". There is almost no quality matching of tone, weight, balance point, or stick circumfrence. Since I received a bulk pak of these as a gift from a relative (my wife) I felt obligated (required) to at least use them. Thank goodness they are finally gone!

        Almost every stick has a radically different characteristic than it's sleeved partner. You will best be served by attempting to re-partner (and mark) the entire batch on your own. These are the first sticks I've ever owned that required including curvature as part of their sorting properties. Almost every stick had some degree of warping effect ranging from a slight bend on up to won't even roll across a table with a good push.

        For anybody even remotely serious about percussion, please, don't waste your time with these as you definately will be very disappointed. However if you're a beginning percussioninst on a budget or even an elemenetary school music director, these would be just fine. While these sticks do have the durability, and ocassionally the weight of a set of "pro sticks", I would have to classify these as little more than a "toy" due to the lack of consistency manufacturing and pair matchings.

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        5.0

        Good sticks for the working Drummer

        By Run-Run Zabatista

        from San Francisco

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        Pros

        • Affordability
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

        • Nothing To Add

        Best Uses

        • Gigs
        • Practicing

        Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

        Good affordable quality sticks for the working drummer. playing 5-7 times a month takes its toll on my stick inventory. They (5B wood tip) have a good feel and weight. I have always received a consistent quality with this brand. I know quite a few people dislike them but hey, for those of us who buy our own sticks this is a great deal.

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        4.0

        Really good sticks!

        By Big Al

        from Richmond, VA

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

          Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

          I've been playing for a LONG time. These sticks are as good as any I've played. They take a pretty good beating before having to be retired. I still play the rock I've always played, it's just called classic now, and these boys can take it.

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          5.0

          DEFINITELY A BEST DEAL

          By SIXTIESDRUMMER

          from Scott Depot, WV

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          Pros

          • Good Balance
          • Good Quality
          • Perfect Weight

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • I Now Use Nothing Else

          Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

          After several years, lots of money, and using every type of stick known to mankind, I found that cheaper is actually better for me. I play Mapex Birch with Evans G2 coated and in small to medium venue these give me the perfect volume and sound that I want. The weight and nylon tip also brings out, for me, the best sounds in all of my Sabian AAX's.

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          5.0

          Highly recommend for the rock drummers

          By danokenchey

          from Kinsman, Ohio

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          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

            Highly recommend, great quality, lasting product, great for any level drummer.

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            5.0

            Great buy!

            By 224KICKS

            from HICKORY, NC

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            Pros

            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

              Great buy for slightly blemished sticks. Why pay more for a pair of sticks at the local music store when this is THE buy. I play hard and the 5B wood tips never left me down.

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              4.0

              good stick

              By frantik420

              from harvard, il

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

                  these sticks are all i use. cheap and pretty good quality. they seem to last a long time without breaking.

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                  4.0

                  Price over durability

                  By @Chrisdesaliss

                  from CNY

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional

                  Cons

                  • Poor Quality

                  Best Uses

                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

                  I've been playing drums for just over 5 years now and I've gone through thousands of sticks but these have a good hold to them. The price is a little high for the quality of the 7a nylons. These sticks are reasonably priced for the amount but the durability lacks.

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                  4.0

                  Greatest Deal

                  By Ray/Ringo

                  from Farmington Hills, MI

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                  Pros

                  • Good Quality
                  • Nice Feel And Balance

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts
                  • Light Medium Rock Jazz
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

                  NICE AND STRAIGHT. NONE WARPED.

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                  4.0

                  A Great Buy

                  By Baldringo

                  from Gibbstown, NJ

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • If You Are Looking For 7a

                  Cons

                  • Weight Varies

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts
                  • Great For Everything
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

                  If you love 7A nylon tip sticks, you should love these. The price is right. Some sticks seem like they may vary is weight. This is the 2nd brick I have purchased, and will not hesitate to do so again.

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                  5.0

                  Exactly what you should expect.

                  By MonsterRain77

                  from Honesdale, PA

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional

                  Cons

                  • Poor Quality

                  Best Uses

                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

                  Look, it's this simple: You get what you pay for.

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