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TX5AB - 5AB American Hickory Wood Tip Stick
- Made from American Hickory with lacquered finish
- Oval shape wood tip
- Medium (14mm) diameter, 406mm length
- Pitch (tone) matched and weight matched
- Made in USA by Pro Mark, Texas
The size of the tip's point of contact with the instrument determines tone and articulation. The differences can be very subtle. Wood tips generally produce a warmer sound, and nylon tips often produce a brighter, more articulate sound and are more durable. Experiment until you find the sound that you like. Oval tips produce a dark, warm tone; suited for multiple applications.
The main effects of a stick's finish are on its grip and feel. Lacquer is the choice of most drummers. Lacquered sticks are smooth to the touch. This comfortable finish helps to reduce chafing and blisters.
Houston, Texas-based Pro-Mark was founded in 1957 by Herb Brochstein. Since then the company has grown to become a leading designer and manufacturer of drumsticks, mallets, and percussion accessories. Pro-Mark products are sold in more than 115 countries around the world.
Pro-Mark tests and inspects its drumsticks many times during the manufacturing process so that you don't have to. Each pair is weight and pitch-matched to ensure quality and uniformity. When you buy Pro-Mark drumsticks, you buy with confidence. All Pro-Mark products are covered by our exclusive Performance Guarantee. All Pro-Mark sticks, mallets and accessories are guaranteed against defects in materials and workmanship. If an item cannot be repaired, we will replace it with an identical product. Your satisfaction is guaranteed on all Pro-Mark products.