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PROMARK Large Broomsticks   

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Pro-Mark Broomsticks are created using actual broomcorn. You'll get more volume than with cymbal brushes, but less attack than rods. The rubber bands...Read More

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      Broomsticks produce a sound that's in between brushes and Hot Rods.

      Pro-Mark Broomsticks are created using actual broomcorn. You'll get more volume than with cymbal brushes, but less attack than rods. The rubber bands are adjustable for different sounds.


      Another versatile sound at your command. Order your Broomsticks today.

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      PROMARKLarge Broomsticks
       
      4.4

      (based on 14 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (10)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (0)

      90%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Functional (7)
      • Easy to use (6)
      • Good quality (6)
      • Improves sound (6)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts (5)
      • Practicing (5)
      • Back-up (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Professional musician (5), Experienced (4)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      I use broomsticks almost exclusively for praise &

      I've been using broomsticks with a touring praise & worship band for over a year, and I absolutely love the sound they make. Much more durable than rods. They cover all the dynamic...Read complete review

      I've been using broomsticks with a touring praise & worship band for over a year, and I absolutely love the sound they make. Much more durable than rods. They cover all the dynamic ranges I need.

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      Specialty Only

      If you want to ride with a stick and get a fat backbeat on the snare these will do. They are useless on cymbals and non-coated drum heads. I've tried to drive the hi...Read complete review

      If you want to ride with a stick and get a fat backbeat on the snare these will do. They are useless on cymbals and non-coated drum heads. I've tried to drive the hi hats with these and it does not work. Interesting sound if you use a circular motion on a coated head. I love the heavier ProMark Rods, but the Broomsticks are very limited in their usefulness. BTW, the diameter is enormous; don't plan on doing anything uptempo with these.

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      5.0

      great brushes

      By joel61436

      from Gilson, IL

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about PROMARK Large Broomsticks:

        I am a beginner with drums and brushes. I got these because I like Promark products, and I was interested in brushes made from broom corn.. Broom corn is grown near me. The length of these brushes can be extended. I would recommend them.

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        5.0

        These are awesome. Wish I had bought them years ago!

        By jfor

        from GA

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about PROMARK Large Broomsticks:

          Perfect sound for my country band on shuffles and great for backbeats in ballads.

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          5.0

          Used them this past Sunday with my Cajon. Loved them!

          By Captain Ron Drummer

          from Bloomington, IL

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about PROMARK Large Broomsticks:

              Used with my Cajon. Worked great, loved sound.

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Nice sticks

              By Cajon guy

              from North shore Lake Superior

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              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts

                Comments about PROMARK Large Broomsticks:

                I made a pair of these with broom corn about three years ago, glad to see a commercially available version.

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                5.0

                Many creative uses

                By JohnSeanJuan

                from Tennessee

                About Me Professional Musician

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Acoustic Music
                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about PROMARK Large Broomsticks:

                  These are great for acoustic music and can be used in a variety of musical situation from subbing for jazz brushes on coated heads to producing interesting tones and textures on hand drums. Creative percussionists in many genres will find several uses for these little wonders. Love them!

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I love these things !

                  By msean

                  from Tampa

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Pros

                  • Great Feel
                  • Great Tom Tone

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about PROMARK Large Broomsticks:

                    These babies are my favorites for playing alone or in a low-volume situation beause they just feel so good and have a really nice, warm tone. Vic Firth Tala Wands are my second choice. The Broomsticks have little attack on cymbals, so if you're playing a kit, they wouldn't do for most amplified situations.

                    For what they are, they stand up pretty well, but don't expect them to last forever if you play them really hard. And, really laying into them does feel great.

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    BROOMSTICKS

                    By looppool

                    from Santa Cruz, California

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about PROMARK Large Broomsticks:

                        These have a beautiful soft texture and I love them for playing swung
                        Nahiln's 2nd Line rhythms in a Jazz context.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        Fragile Fun

                        By Professorbarefoot

                        from MA

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Backup
                            • Concerts

                            Comments about PROMARK Large Broomsticks:

                            These feel great in your hands & produce pleasant tones on cymbals and drums-including snares- much more pleasing than the various rod bundles on the market. Have just the right combination of supple texture and heft. Good for quiet rehearsals, and for upbeat ballads in performance (you'll need mics). The big downside: straw is frail. Unless you play pretty softly, they just won't hold up.

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                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            2.0

                            Specialty Only

                            By marchsong

                            from St. Joseph, MO

                            About Me Experienced

                            Pros

                            • Big-fat Backbeat

                            Cons

                            • A Huge Diameter

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about PROMARK Large Broomsticks:

                              If you want to ride with a stick and get a fat backbeat on the snare these will do. They are useless on cymbals and non-coated drum heads. I've tried to drive the hi hats with these and it does not work. Interesting sound if you use a circular motion on a coated head. I love the heavier ProMark Rods, but the Broomsticks are very limited in their usefulness. BTW, the diameter is enormous; don't plan on doing anything uptempo with these.

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                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              3.0

                              Broomsticks

                              By Andy C.

                              from Baltimore, MD

                              About Me Professional Musician

                              Ask me a question

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Functional

                              Cons

                              • Poor Quality

                              Best Uses

                              • Practicing

                              Comments about PROMARK Large Broomsticks:

                              Fall apart too easily if not handled carefully.

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