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Product 443390

Vater Hickory Drumsticks Prepack Wood 5B

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Vater chose hickory for these 5A drumsticks. Hickory is the most popular wood used for making drumsticks. It's denser, heavier and more rigid than ma...Read More

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      Vater chose hickory for these 5A drumsticks. Hickory is the most popular wood used for making drumsticks. It's denser, heavier and more rigid than maple and can absorb a great amount of shock, reducing hand and wrist fatigue.


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      VaterHickory Drumsticks Prepack
       
      4.6

      (based on 96 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (70)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (16)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (5)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (2)

      88%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good quality (20)
      • Functional (17)
      • Easy to use (12)
      • Improves sound (8)

      Cons

      • Poor quality (3)

      Best Uses

      • Practicing (15)
      • Concerts (9)
      • Back-up (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (13), Professional musician (9)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Great sticks

      I have been using these since I started playing, roughly 6 years ago? Anyway, I haven't ever had a problem. I prefer the nylon tips, since the wood ones chip. I mostly...Read complete review

      I have been using these since I started playing, roughly 6 years ago? Anyway, I haven't ever had a problem. I prefer the nylon tips, since the wood ones chip. I mostly play Metal, and through the 6 or so pairs I've been through since I started, I've only had 1 break pre-maturely. They can hold up to heavy hitting/playing til they wear REALLY thin. I was alittle frustrated they take so long before breaking - because I refuse to start on a new pair til the ones I'm using are unplayable anymore. These things are very well worth the money.
      I have been using these since I started playing, roughly 6 years ago? Anyway, I haven't ever had a problem. I prefer the nylon tips, since the wood ones chip.

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      Uneven Weight

      Like a few others in the reviews, my pack had terribly uneven sticks. The weights were TOTALLY off for all of them. I can't recall if the pairs themselves were even, but throwing...Read complete review

      Like a few others in the reviews, my pack had terribly uneven sticks. The weights were TOTALLY off for all of them. I can't recall if the pairs themselves were even, but throwing them in my stick holder, it'll take me 10 tries to find 2 sticks that are remotely close to each other. This may be a bad batch, but man these are out right unusable for me.

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      4.0

      Vater Hickory Drumsticks 4 Pack

      By rjr225

      from MA.

      About Me Professional Musician

      Ask me a question

      Pros

      • Good Deal

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All

        Comments about Vater Hickory Drumsticks Prepack:

        Good sticks at a good price !

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        4.0

        Great Sticks

        By gtrman

        from Southern IL.

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Balanced Well
        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound
        • These Sticks Are A Good F

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing
          • Work In Any Situation

          Comments about Vater Hickory Drumsticks Prepack:

          These sticks are a good fit for me. I am worship director at a church that plays the drums and also have a contemporary rock christian band and have used these sticks for the last four years and love them. They are always well made and the price is right.

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          5.0

          Best sticks! Hands down.

          By Martylittle

          from Redlands, CA

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Balanced
          • Functional
          • Good Quality
          • Longer Life

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everything

            Comments about Vater Hickory Drumsticks Prepack:

            I started using vater sticks in 2003 and have loved them ever since. To me, vater sticks have a softer more shock absorption feel over leading brands without shortening the life. I've tried to use other brands over the years to compare but I always go back to vater.

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            5.0

            Sticks are perfect

            By gsgarbear

            from California

            About Me Novice

            Ask me a question

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Practicing

              Comments about Vater Hickory Drumsticks Prepack:

              Since being a novice, these are the first sticks I have ever used, and they are great for me. Very nicely finished and balanced. Not familiar with other brands, but truly like these as a start.

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              1.0

              OK

              By ACE

              from HOLLYWOOD, FLA.

              About Me Professional Musician

              Pros

              • Functional

              Cons

              • Poor Quality
              • Splinters

              Best Uses

              • Practicing

              Comments about Vater Hickory Drumsticks Prepack:

              SPLINTERS !!!

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              5.0

              Vater Drumsticks are simply the best

              By FAAR

              from Austin, TX

              About Me Professional Musician

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

                Comments about Vater Hickory Drumsticks Prepack:

                i've used many brands over the years including Pro Mark, Vic Firth, etc and once i tried Vater 10+ years ago i've never tried another brand. Vater has always been a solid product and i've never had a defective or bad pair. recommended.

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                4.0

                Nice Sticks Great Price

                By Omegawatt

                from Chicago

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Functional
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Vater Hickory Drumsticks Prepack:

                    Worked as advertised.. No complaints here!

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                    5.0

                    Vater 4-pack 3A

                    By MeinlMaker

                    from Lebanon, VA

                    About Me Experienced

                    Ask me a question

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality
                    • Withstand Hard Hitters

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

                    • Live performances
                    • Practicing
                    • Studio

                    Comments about Vater Hickory Drumsticks Prepack:

                    I ordered 3A nylon tip (I like a louder ride cymbal ping) and they are the best quality all around! I once ordered 3A vaters but they came warped. Probably because they weren't from musicians friend. Great product! Definitely will buy these again. Thanks Musician's Friend!

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                    4.0

                    Quality sticks...great price

                    By Velovity Drummer

                    from Lexington, OH

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality
                    • Nicely balanced

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Vater Hickory Drumsticks Prepack:

                      Great sound. Love the look of the grain. Very minimal shredding and no chipping yet. Very satisfied!!!

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                      5.0

                      good sticks

                      By perostick

                      from lagos. nigeria

                      About Me Experienced

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality
                      • I Love The Tone
                      • Improves Sound

                      Cons

                      • Easy To Use

                      Best Uses

                      • Backup
                      • Concerts
                      • I Love The Tone
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Vater Hickory Drumsticks Prepack:

                      guys go for dis stick is very good, it will improve your perfermoance

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