What happens when you let the mind of world-renown drummer and online educator Mike Johnston run wild with the Vic Firth drumstick design process? You get something uniquely Mike but truly designed for players everywhere. Mike's goal in working with the expert craftsmen at Vic Firth was to create a stick that could get out of your way and let you focus on developing your skill behind the kit. Mike pored over every design choice possible to find a tip shape, taper, length, diameter, material, and overall performance that would combine to make the best possible stick to leave you with no excuses to progressing on your drumming journey.
Designed in collaboration with world-renown drumming educator, Mike Johnston
With a diameter between a 5A and 5B, this stick will feel instantly comfortable for any number of musical applications
The longer taper offers an impressive balance and just enough response to ensure the stick isn't getting in your way
The modified barrel tip offers great response and a focused yet slightly darker cymbal sound
Crafted from premium USA Hickory
Diameter:.580" | 1.47cm
Length:16" | 40.64cm
TaperTaper affects the feel and balance of a stick. A long taper produces a back-heavy feel with more flex and a faster response. A short taper provides more power and durability with a front-heavy feel. A medium taper gives you the best balance between the butt and the tip.:Long
THE FEEL FOR YOU
Find the perfect balance of length, tip, taper and feel in the Vic catalog.
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