Vic Firth N5BB Wood Tip Black Paint Nova Drumsticks Vic Firth NOVA sticks Vic Firth at a budget price. The Nova Hickory Drumsticks are manufactured by Vic Firth. More substantial than a 5A, but not overpowering. Medium taper for a great balance.
Tear drop tip for rich cymbal sounds. The #1 stick in the world—great for every style of music!
- Diameter: 0.595" [1.51cm]
- Length: 16" [40.64cm]
- Taper: Medium
Taper affects the feel and balance of a stick.
A LONG TAPER produces a Back-Heavy Feel with more Flex and Faster Response.
ASHORT 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
- Material: Hickory
- Surface coating: Black Paint
Tip shape and material have a big Impact on the sound a drum stick produces.
Within each tip shape, it is helpful to know that a
VERY LARGE SURFACE AREA will Create a Dark, Rich Sound,
VERY SMALL SURFACE AREA will Produce a Light Sound with Clear Definition.
- Type: Wood
- Shape: Tear Drop
- Surface area: Medium