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Tom Hipskind
Hamilton Chicago, M13, Studio

I have been playing Vic Firth sticks for well over 30 years. I find them to be the most reliable, consistent and musical sticks I’ve ever used. I play a multitude of different styles and the 5A... (more)

- Tom Hipskind

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    5A
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    5A

    Tear drop tip for rich cymbal sounds. The #1 stick in the world—great for every style of music!

    • Diameter: .565" [1.44cm]
    • Length: 16" [40.64cm]
    • Taper: Medium
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    5ADT
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    5A Dual-Tone

    5A with a durable synthetic felt ball on the butt end. Great for cymbal swells and quick changes to warm drum tones.

    • Diameter: .565" [1.44cm]
    • Length: 161/8" [40.96cm]
    • Taper: Medium
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    85A
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    85A

    Combines the dimensions of an 8D and 5A.

    • Diameter: .550" [1.4cm]
    • Length: 16" [40.64cm]
    • Taper: Medium
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    Heritage Brush

    A retractable wire brush featuring light gauge wire and a smooth rubber handle. Fast and easy to play.

    • Diameter: .530" [1.35cm]
    • Spread: 5"
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I have been playing Vic Firth sticks for well over 30 years. I find them to be the most reliable, consistent and musical sticks I’ve ever used. I play a multitude of different styles and the 5A simply feels like home in any context, at any dynamic level.

- Tom Hipskind