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  • 5B

More substantial than a 5A, but not overpowering. Medium taper for a great balance.


.595" | 1.51cm


16" | 40.64cm

Medium Taper [?]

Taper: Medium


  • Material: Hickory
  • Surface coating: Lacquer

Tip: [?]

  • Type: Wood
  • Shape: Tear Drop
  • Surface area:Medium

The American Classic® 5B has long been one of the world’s most popular drumstick models.

The American Classic® line combines tradition and Vic Firth style. With bold designs, the Classics are turned from select hickory — a dense wood with little flex for a more pronounced sound. Hickory is also capable of withstanding a great deal of shock, making it highly durable. The tips are deeply back-cut for intensified cymbal response.

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  • Heavy for hard hits but still light enough for quieter parts. And the best thing, they don't break fast! #MyPerfectPair #VF5B
    @noah_kobusvia Twitter
  • From someone who utilizes the rebound stroke, this is the best stick for balance & weight. Smooth rolls and effortless control! #MyPerfectPair #VF5B
    @jamie_fraservia Twitter
  • Just the right weight, can seriously groove with these sticks, durable as anything too! #MyPerfectPair #VF5B
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