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Vic Firth Nova Hickory Drumsticks  Black 5AN

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      OVERVIEW

      Nova Hickory Drumsticks are manufactured in the U.S. and have minor cosmetic blemishes that don't impact their playability in any way.

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      Vic FirthNova Hickory Drumsticks
       
      3.9

      (based on 38 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (21)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (6)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (4)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (4)

      83%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Functional (4)
      • Good quality (4)
      • Easy to use (3)
      • Improves sound (3)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (6)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Worked for me

      I got a pair of these sticks about 4 years ago and still have them. I got them when I played a lot more back in high school and they stood up to the...Read complete review

      I got a pair of these sticks about 4 years ago and still have them. I got them when I played a lot more back in high school and they stood up to the abuse pretty well. They do chip and splinter, but you can make these last awhile. They do have a chance of leaving black or red, (depending on what color you get), marks behind as you play. These sticks worked great for me, but I have noticed others having a lot of trouble with them. I would suggest at least trying them out and seeing if you like them.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Not the same as Vic Firth

      These are budget quality sticks- NOT just renamed blemished Vic Firths. They have different paint, different tip shape, and most crucially, different taper: the 5B model's is a much shorter &...Read complete review

      These are budget quality sticks- NOT just renamed blemished Vic Firths. They have different paint, different tip shape, and most crucially, different taper: the 5B model's is a much shorter & more abrupt taper- making them front heavy compared to Vic Firth 5B sticks. Not bad- but not a deal on real Vic Firths...

      Reviewed by 38 customers

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      5.0

      Love this stick

      By Gino

      from Clyde ny

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      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Vic Firth Nova Hickory Drumsticks:

        A nice heavier stick.

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        5.0

        Love them. Would definitely stock up.

        By Gino

        from Clyde ny

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Vic Firth Nova Hickory Drumsticks:

          They are a light weight, good quality stick.

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          5.0

          This product was outstanding!

          By Taylor

          from Orlando, Florida

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality
          • Improves Sound
          • Well-Made

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Vic Firth Nova Hickory Drumsticks:

              This product was inexpensive, great quality, appealing, and easy-to-grip even without stick tape.

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              5.0

              Not a bad deal!

              By Weylin75

              from Jasper, AL

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              Pros

              • Functional
              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Practicing

                Comments about Vic Firth Nova Hickory Drumsticks:

                Bought these for myself to practice and my son is a snare player in the school band. Fairly good deal and price for what we will be using them for.

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                5.0

                Great Stick

                By Marcus R.

                from Lansford, PA

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

                • Durability

                Cons

                • Not Enough Size Options

                Best Uses

                • All Playing Styles

                Comments about Vic Firth Nova Hickory Drumsticks:

                I got these on a whim. Looking for new sticks, figured I would give them a try. I am very impressed with them. Vic 2nds or not, they seem like they hold up even better. A little shoulder ware, but after six months on the same pair. I couldn't ask for more(other than other sizes). Great, durable, long lasting stick. Takes rim shots like a champ. Out lasted Vic's Classic black.

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                1.0

                Broken within 5 minutes of first use

                By churchmouse

                from Iowa

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                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Poor Quality

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Vic Firth Nova Hickory Drumsticks:

                    I bought these (the red version) for my four-year old son to play with. At the price, I didn't expect them to last long, but I didn't expect them to break the very first time he used them either. I was very disappointed, but not as disappointed as my son.

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                    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Good Sticks

                    Comments about Vic Firth Nova Hickory Drumsticks:

                    Overall really good sticks!
                    Very good sticks for the price.I highly recommend them.
                    Great price and free shipping.can't beat it......Hahaha

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                    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Poor Quality Drum Sticks

                    By Russ

                    from Raleigh, NC

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                    Comments about Vic Firth Nova Hickory Drumsticks:

                    I do not like the weakness and propensity to break in half early in the life cycle.
                    I used these drum sticks twice and one of them broke in half. It had a knot right in the center and the stick dissintegrated. How sad. They were so inexpensive, I did not even bother about reporting the issue, but I cannot recommend these sticks.
                    They broke in the 2nd use.
                    Great price, but for what?

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                    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Nova Hickory Drumsticks

                    By Lynne Brown

                    from New York

                    Comments about Vic Firth Nova Hickory Drumsticks:

                    Good for the Price
                    Okay, got small hands. These arevery smooth and comfortable for the hands. Light weight professional feel. Gives quick action.
                    Nice look
                    Colorful

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                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Decent Stick

                    By Josiah Vik

                    from Poplar, WI

                    Comments about Vic Firth Nova Hickory Drumsticks:

                    These are a decent set of sticks for the price. I got the red ones in 5A and they are very comfortable. The only complaint is that they leave red marks on my cymbals and heads, but i should have figured that. i would suggest the nylon tips to avoid this problem.

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