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Product 443922

Vic Firth American Classic Extreme Drumsticks Wood X5A

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For the 5A player who wants more power and reach. 16-1/2" length, .580" diameter....Read More

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    $10.98 Top Rated

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    $7.95 Top Rated

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      Vic FirthAmerican Classic Extreme Drumsticks
       
      4.9

      (based on 38 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (34)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (0)

      93%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good quality (15)
      • Functional (12)
      • Easy to use (11)
      • Improves sound (8)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts (8)
        • Practicing (6)
        • Back-up (4)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Professional musician (6), Experienced (5), Novice (3)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        great product, great help from saleperso

        I bought these sticks for my son as a Christmas gift, he's a drummer by profession. He told me that he would be ordering these again because he was very pleased. The thing...Read complete review

        I bought these sticks for my son as a Christmas gift, he's a drummer by profession. He told me that he would be ordering these again because he was very pleased. The thing that impressed me the most was the help I received when ordering. The ones I originally wanted were backordered- so the salesgirl put me on hold to locate another salesperson who is a drummer,he recommended a different pair that turned out to be perfect. So, not only would my son recommend these particular sticks, I am so pleased with the help I received while ordering! Thank you MF

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Lasted Me A Day!!!!

        These sticks aren't very durable. I had them for a day and I went through a pair already. I don't know if it's me or the sticks but if your thinking about buying these...Read complete review

        These sticks aren't very durable. I had them for a day and I went through a pair already. I don't know if it's me or the sticks but if your thinking about buying these sticks don't. I hit my cymbals alot and they snap right in half.

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        5.0

        Great pair of sticks

        By masonw

        from Dixon, MO

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Vic Firth American Classic Extreme Drumsticks:

          Good pair of sticks. Provides the extra reach without compromising weight. Enhances control better than a 16" length.

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          5.0

          My brand- Don't want another!

          By Nino

          from New York

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts

            Comments about Vic Firth American Classic Extreme Drumsticks:

            This is what I buy and Arianna at Musicians Friend hooks me up with the best pricing.

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            5.0

            Sweet

            By Jay

            from CT

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Vic Firth American Classic Extreme Drumsticks:

                I love them, I used to use 5a and switched to X5A, they are a big longer but they feel just right. My choice of stick forever.

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                5.0

                Excellent quality drumsticks

                By Timberhill

                from Utah

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Extended Reach
                • Functional
                • Good Quality
                • Great Balance
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Vic Firth American Classic Extreme Drumsticks:

                    VF X5B's are my exclusive stick of choice. For my style of play, they provide unmatched balance, reach and durability.

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                    4.0

                    Not the same logo as advertised.

                    By Jpacjr77

                    from Davenport,FL

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Quality
                    • Perfect Size

                    Cons

                    • Logo

                    Best Uses

                    • Concerts

                    Comments about Vic Firth American Classic Extreme Drumsticks:

                    The reason i bought these sticks was because of the original vicfirth logo as displayed in the picture. I prefer that logo spell because i like to distinguish my sticks when i share a kit with other drummers.

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                    5.0

                    Great feel!

                    By jdw5000

                    from San Antonio, Texas

                    About Me Experienced

                    Ask me a question

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Vic Firth American Classic Extreme Drumsticks:

                      Been using the X5A's for nearly a year and I will continue to favor them in live and studio situations. What I like most is the feel, the added length and weight just feels right in your hand. Double stroke rolls seem to take less effort, I get more attack and rebound out of each stroke. I grade the durability of these sticks the same as regular 5A's, your experience may be different because they do give you more powerful strokes. Give them a try if your looking for a different feel around the kit and don't want to change the diameter of your 5A or 5B stick.

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                      5.0

                      good sticks

                      By imafastone

                      from lake geneva wi

                      About Me Experienced

                      Ask me a question

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Vic Firth American Classic Extreme Drumsticks:

                        good quality sticks

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                        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great Sticks.. On time and within budget

                        By Logan's Mom

                        from Weaverville, NC

                        About Me Novice

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Backup
                          • Concerts
                          • Practicing

                          Comments about Vic Firth American Classic Extreme Drumsticks:

                          My son is new to the band at school and he need sticks for the suspended cymbal that wouldn't sound so tinny. You all had just what he needed and it arrived in time for him to be able to practice before the spring concert. Thanks!!

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                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          great product, great help from saleperso

                          By momofmusician

                          from rapid city, SD

                          About Me Professional Musician

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Functional
                          • Good Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Concerts
                            • Practicing

                            Comments about Vic Firth American Classic Extreme Drumsticks:

                            I bought these sticks for my son as a Christmas gift, he's a drummer by profession. He told me that he would be ordering these again because he was very pleased. The thing that impressed me the most was the help I received when ordering. The ones I originally wanted were backordered- so the salesgirl put me on hold to locate another salesperson who is a drummer,he recommended a different pair that turned out to be perfect. So, not only would my son recommend these particular sticks, I am so pleased with the help I received while ordering! Thank you MF

                            Comment on this review

                             
                            5.0

                            I would buy these again

                            By yardfrog

                            from Edna, Texas

                            About Me Novice

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Functional
                            • Good Quality

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Backup
                              • Concerts
                              • Practicing

                              Comments about Vic Firth American Classic Extreme Drumsticks:

                              I bought these for my son and he loves them. They are very good quality sticks.

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