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Vic Firth Nova Hickory Drumsticks  Black 5A

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      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
       
      3.8

      (based on 42 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (22)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (8)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (4)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (5)

      67%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Functional (5)
      • Easy to use (4)
      • Good quality (4)
      • Improves sound (3)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing (4)
      • Back-up (3)
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        • Experienced (8)

      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...

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      3.0

      Get what you pay for.

      By Cam

      from St. Louis MO

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      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional

      Cons

      • Poor Quality

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Practicing

      Comments about Vic Firth Nova Hickory Drumsticks:

      They are ok. Sound good and played well but broke after 3 or 4 Band sessions.

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      3.0

      These are decent sticks

      By Joey

      from San Diego

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup

          Comments about Vic Firth Nova Hickory Drumsticks:

          I gave my 5 year old nephew a brand new pair of these drum sticks to mess around with. He pounded the concrete sidewalk for half an hour with these drum sticks, and the tips held up. He's a very destructive boy suffering from A.D.H.D., so you get the picture.

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          1.0

          Breaks very easily

          By clutchmonkey116

          from Rochester NY

          Comments about Vic Firth Nova Hickory Drumsticks:

          I don't play soft but I also don't kill my drum set. They just broke really easy and I was surprised

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          5.0

          Definitely would buy these again

          Comments about Nova Hickory Drumsticks:

          Perfect for my use. Learning in progress.

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          5.0

          Love this stick

          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:

            A nice heavier stick.

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            5.0

            Love them. Would definitely stock up.

            By Gino

            from Clyde ny

            About Me Experienced

            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

                    About Me Experienced

                    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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