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Aquarian formula X-10 Rock Drumsticks  5A

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The patented Formula X-10 sticks combine nylon, graphite in a unique formula that makes them more durable, no n-warping, consistent in weight, and su...Read More

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      Aquarianformula X-10 Rock Drumsticks
       
      4.4

      (based on 27 reviews)

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      Aquarian Formula X-10

      These sticks last forever, and have a real nice feal to them. I did have to take some sandpaper to the grip ends to increase grip, they where a little too smooth but...Read complete review

      These sticks last forever, and have a real nice feal to them. I did have to take some sandpaper to the grip ends to increase grip, they where a little too smooth but other than that, great sticks. They are a bit heavy, but that helps to really bring out the tone of the drum. At first did not like the weight, but after playing a couple of sets, I love how they make my drums sound. A++++

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      durable comfortable stick

      comfortable to play with no fatigue, would be better with some stick tape. i would buy again but might be a while as they are very durable

      comfortable to play with no fatigue, would be better with some stick tape. i would buy again but might be a while as they are very durable

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      5.0

      awesome!!!!!!!

      By Wade Thompson

      from Bellville Ohio

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • live shows
        • Practicing

        Comments about Aquarian formula X-10 Rock Drumsticks:

        i love them, never been so happy with a pair of sticks. im a hard hitter cause i play things like nirvana and ive been playing them for over 6 months and thriugh several live shows they are a must have

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Definitely not unbreakable.

        By Culito

        from Missouri

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Functional

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Aquarian formula X-10 Rock Drumsticks:

            I had high hopes for these sticks since I play hard, but don't like big sticks. I go through a lot of Pro-Mark oak 747s.
            These sticks feel nice - they are a bit more flexible than wood sticks but I liked the feel. Two practices in, and I broke one stick about an inch from the tip (they are hollow - how about that!)
            So I guess I'll use up the two pairs I bought and go back to the regular ol' wood sticks.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            durable comfortable stick

            By tomo

            from madison wi

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

            • Synthetic Breakthru

            Cons

            • Too Flexible

            Best Uses

            • Rockers

            Comments about Aquarian formula X-10 Rock Drumsticks:

            comfortable to play with no fatigue, would be better with some stick tape. i would buy again but might be a while as they are very durable

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            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Aquarian Formula X-10

            By emb777672

            from New Orleans LA

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            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Aquarian formula X-10 Rock Drumsticks:

            These sticks last forever, and have a real nice feal to them. I did have to take some sandpaper to the grip ends to increase grip, they where a little too smooth but other than that, great sticks. They are a bit heavy, but that helps to really bring out the tone of the drum. At first did not like the weight, but after playing a couple of sets, I love how they make my drums sound. A++++

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            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Longer Lasting

            By K-Kerry

            from Bay Area

            Comments about Aquarian formula X-10 Rock Drumsticks:

            I like these sticks because, for me, they last a lot longer than wooden sticks do and they also have a nice bounce off the head. Their only drawback is that they make your drums sound different than wooden sticks, so, you will need to retune your set to these or any sticks made of this sort of material. I need to retune my drums a bit lower and open up the dynamics a bit to achieve a similar sound as I get using wooden sticks of comparable size. Its like if you are playing an accoustic guitar and you switch from a medium pick to a thin.

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            5.0

            Awesome

            By Jon Baldridge

            from Louisiana

            Comments about Aquarian formula X-10 Rock Drumsticks:

            I love these sticks they are sturdy and look pretty cool
            These sticks hold up great, they give you a great rebound and they look pretty cool.

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            4.0

            X-10 Rock

            By Shane Balkcom

            from Michigan

            Comments about Aquarian formula X-10 Rock Drumsticks:

            I bought these to see if they would hold up to my playing style; hard. I've used them for about 6 hours of playing. They do create more vibrations with everything they are connected; i.e., hands. One thing I've noticed is that after about 10 mins, I think due to warming up, they "feel" floppy. I'm used to Aheads. With Aheads, floppy is not good. It equals broken. A bit disconcerting. However, they are not broken. They are lighter than what I'm used to playing, but I think I can adapt. They sound good on the cymbals as another reviewer has stated. I have a Zildjian Projection Crash that I think could break the sticks. So far, they've held up. I wish that MF would sell the grips for them. I bought another pair that has them from another vendor. They add balance to the stick and are reusable. Overall, I like them. In the long run, they'll be cheaper.
            And something for those who play hard, if you break these, play the stick in your hand and not the one in your head. I have been using Aheads for close to 8 yrs. I've broken every single one. Why? Because It's easier to play hard with them. How many sticks/heads/cymbals have we destroyed because of our style? Stop blaming the stick/head/cymbal. It's the player.

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            1.0

            Durable but not functional

            Comments about Aquarian formula X-10 Rock Drumsticks:

            dont buy unless you dont care about the way your drums sound or unless you use an electronic kit
            these stick do something that deadens the sound of the drum. I'm not sure what it is but a drum hit with one of these sounds drastically different (in a bad way) than the same drum hit with a wood stick.
            even though they dont work well, they are still extremely durable as stated

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Have used the same pair for months

            By Mackbd

            from Watertown, SD

            Comments about Aquarian formula X-10 Rock Drumsticks:

            I'm gonna come right and say it...I play heavy. These sticks have taken everything i've thrown at them. I literally can not break these. Trust me, i've tried.I took a well-worn size 5A stick outside, and smashed it hard against the pavement, with all of my might, dozens of times. It would not be broken, and was barely dented at the tip.- The volume produced between the drum heads vs. the cymbals is pretty even, one doesn't overwhelm the other.- The tone produced between being used on the drum heads and cymbals seems very mid-range.- Switching to any other wooden stick, the immediately realized how much lighter the aquarians were in comparison

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            (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            No durability = stick (ha!) to wood

            Comments about Aquarian formula X-10 Rock Drumsticks:

            In terms of feel, I thought these were pretty awesome. A little lighter than wood, perhaps, but not enough that it was a noticeable difference for me.But durability? That's a joke. Yes, I hit pretty hard, but I seriously broke a pair halfway through a show and started seeing the other pair cracking down the seams 2 days later at a different show. Good thing I still brought wooden pairs as backup; I was otherwise planning on relying on these as my 2 main pairs.It would have been great if they HAD lasted even a month as other have mentioned in reviews, since I probably go through a couple pairs a week, but these couldn't even last more than a few songs. Forget it, I'll spend 2 dollars less per pair and deal with replacing them as often as I always have. Maybe I got a bum pair or two, but still, what a disappointment.

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