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Vic Firth Shogun Japanese White Oak  

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Featuring a more rigid response than hickory, the dense Japanese white oak construction of Vic Firth's Shogun 5A sticks provides added weight and pow...Read More

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The SHŌGUN® series by Vic Firth features Japanese oak for powerful cut and stout durability.

Featuring a more rigid response than hickory, the dense Japanese white oak construction of Vic Firth's Shogun 5A sticks provides added weight and power for a full drum sound and strong rhythmic projection. The hardness of the wood tip in oak creates a brighter cymbal sound and provides excellent definition during intricate ride patterns. This unique wood also produces an incredible cross-stick tone that really cuts through.

The 5A stick size is ideal for versatile percussionists with styles ranging from orchestral to light rock. The 5B stick size is ideal for percussionists seeking mid to high volumes - namely in marching band or rock applications.

FEATURES
  • 5A specs:
  • Length - 16"
  • Diameter - .565"
  • 5B specs:
  • Length - 16"

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Vic FirthShogun Japanese White Oak
 
4.8

(based on 5 reviews)

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      5.0

      a little better than promark

      By Antonio Paz

      from Mexico, Coah

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      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Drums
        • Practicing

        Comments about Vic Firth Shogun Japanese White Oak:

        little more durable than promark. but expensive too

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        5.0

        Love!!!!

        By Neil_Smoove

        from Des Moines, IA

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        Pros

        • Durable
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Anywhere

          Comments about Vic Firth Shogun Japanese White Oak:

          I love Vic Firth! Been using them ever since I started band back in middle school. But prior to the Shögun series, I had to use Pro Marks japanese white oak sticks, which were also really nice, but never gave me a Vic feel. So as soon as these came out after NAMM, I rushed to get a pair of 5a and 5b and I'm really impressed! Super smooth finish! Almost feels like a Vic Firth Titan stick. Really durable as well: Don't worry about beating the heck out of your drums and riding your crash cymbals cause these sticks can take it! Love love love them! Vic doesn't disappoint!

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          5.0

          Solid Pieces Of Wood

          By GC Pete

          from Glen Cove, New York

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          Pros

          • Good Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Good For Most Music

            Comments about Vic Firth Shogun Japanese White Oak:

            Solid well matched sticks - oak is a little heavier in the hands than hickory but
            these sticks will last a long time.

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            4.0

            good drumsticks

            By Antonio Paz

            from Mexico, Coah

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Vic Firth Shogun Japanese White Oak:

              good quality

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              5.0

              My New Stick

              By AdamandtheNumbers

              from Central MA

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              Pros

              • Bright Cymbal Sounds
              • Good Quality
              • Great Tip
              • Solid
              • Well Made

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Drumming

                Comments about Vic Firth Shogun Japanese White Oak:

                I've used hickory sticks for years; most recently the Vic Firth Buddy Rich Signature Sticks. After chewing through and breaking a few pairs recently I started to look for something else. I went to the local music shop looking for oak and tried every pair in the store. The SHOGUN 5B's were my favorite.

                I've been playing them for a while now with no flaking or splitting like I used to get on the hickory's.

                They play great on the pad also!

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