Made from the finest selection of North American Hickory, these models feature the time-tested favorite of all drumstick woods. Hickory, known for its rigidness, produces less flex, making them a very durable choice for any style of music. Available in a variety of sizes and finishes.
A great lightweight alternative to hickory wood models. Maple drumsticks feature a fine grain pattern with a greater amount of flex than hickory. Also great for players that prefer a bigger stick without the added weight.
Laminated Birch Series
Dense, powerful, consistent. Resin-coated plies of the finest U.S.A. Birch wood are selected to create heavy, durable stick. Great for acoustic drums or practice pads. Laminated Birch models pack a punch that is sure to turn some heads.
Whether you’re in the middle of a gig, or performing in a setting that’s quieter or louder, the adjustment time when changing to a different Gauge stick is eliminated. This is due to similarities in taper, length and tip shape.
Derived from each artist’s individual style and custom crafted from the finest hardwoods.
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.
American Classic - Nylon
Vic pioneered the process of injection molding nylon tips onto drumsticks. By fusing the nylon with the wood, tips are guaranteed not to chip or fly off. The injection process also makes it possible to create complex, precision shapes that match their wood tip counterparts exactly.
American Classic - Vic Grip
Vic Grip is an anti-slip drumstick coating that provides a comfortable and slip resistant grip to the top selling American Classic models. The specially formulated material is extremely durable and an ideal choice for players who prefer an enhanced grip on their sticks.
American Classic - Specialty
Uniquely designed to help you deliver all those cool sounds that are in your head. These revolutionary options are added for practice and sound production.
Developed for the player who is looking for ultimate rebound, featuring a long taper in the shaft for that great feel. The neck specifications are sizeable enough to create dark cymbal sounds, and thesmall tear drop tip keeps everything in focus.
Featuring the popular American Classic models with a full, round tip. The surface area of the round tip brings increased focus and clarity to the drums and cymbals.
The American Custom line consists of a variety of models conceived and engineered by Vic Firth — performer and educator. The first manufacturer to apply the concept of a round striking surface to drumstick design, Vic developed the other originals that complete the line with jazz, pop and rock players in mind.
Turned from select rock maple for a light, fast playing stick with great flex and rebound, the Custom line is perfect for the artist who is playing lighter types of music, or prefers a beefier stick without a lot of weight.
Modern Jazz Collection
Developed collaboratively with drummers on the cutting edge of “American’s Original Art Form”, including Jeff Ballard, Greg Hutchinson, Joe McCarthy and Lewis Nash.
Made from Japanese White Oak — a denser wood with a more rigid response than hickory, more power and articulation.
The Shogun line is manufactured to the level of perfection you have come to expect from Vic Firth. Japanese White Oak provides a full drum sound and strong rhythmic projection, the hardness of the wood tip creates a brighter cymbal sound and provides excellent definition during intricate ride patterns. This unique wood also produces an incredible cross-stick tone that really cuts through.
Crafted in maple rather than hickory for greater rebound and flex, and the ability to produce dark tones on your instruments.
American Heritage drumsticks feature the dimensional specifications of the popular American Classic models, but are crafted in maple wood that provides a lightweight alternative to hickory. This series allows drummers to have the feel of heir favorite American Classic model, but with a lighter, more “airy” sound, especially on cymbals. This approach is another extension to offer drummers the ability to change their sound and color without changing feel and balance.
Each signature stick is conceived with respect for artistry and musicality. Models in the Signature Series are designed through extensive research with the finest drummers from a variety of musical styles. The designs reflect their musical requirements in terms of feel, sound projection and cymbal color. Vic’s Signature Series truly puts the artist’s personal touch into your hands!
Superb drumsticks made of hickory, crafted of the same First Quality wood used for Vic Firth brand sticks.
Each pair is weight-sorted and tone-paired using Vic Firth technology.
An ambitious series trying to expand the new possibilities of sticks by focusing on the unique potential of the Oak material.
While most of Oak sticks in the world have ever utilized the shape developed for Hickory sticks, Oak Lab has thoroughly analyzed its balance of hardness and weight; which usually leaves the reputation that Oak is hard to control, but has the advantage of high durability. By pursuing original shapes and balance that utilize the hardness and weight comes the realization of high levels of controllability that improve playability without changing the Oak’s feature of high durability. Furthermore, the Oak Lab Series sticks draw the cymbal’s rich mid-low tone which cannot be obtained by Hickory or Maple. In addition, you can select the right sticks to improve your playing style, this range of sticks cater towards specific directions such as speed, delicate control, power and so on. Whether or not you are a drummer who has used Oak until now, drummers of all persuasions and playing styles will highly appreciate the Oak Lab Series Sticks.
– Best choice for drummers seeking volume as well as speed.
– Large size ball tip that is suitable to easy handling and large volume.
– A rough grinded finish without lacquer finish prevents slipping.
– Adjusted to bring out a rich resonance of drum itself.
– Easy to handle without feeling the weight in hand.
– Sharpened tip that provides rich, full-volume sound and various sound character.
– All round versatility for any music style.
– Slightly heavier to increase the accuracy of the stick control.
– True Round tip makes it easy to arrange the balance of tones and volume.
– Designed for a powerful sound and punchy attack.
– Centrifugal force generated powerful sound caused by bringing the center of gravity forward.
– Huge acorn tip, hits the drum head over a large area is capable of delivering a louder volume.
– Very suitable to a scene where required to seriously control the timbre and dynamics.
– Easy to handle from intricate delicate playing to louder dynamic playing.
– Small oval Oak tip that brings a bright, clear cymbal sound and delicate stick control.