Tear drop tip. Ideal for heavy rock, band and practice. L=16 1/4″, Dia.=.630″ – For durability and the brightest cymbal sounds, nylon tips are the answer. The American Classic® nylon tip models mirror their wood tip counterparts, so drummers can switch from the richness of a wood tip to the brilliance of nylon without sacrificing feel and balance. And with Vic Firth’s new “tip locking” manufacturing process, they won’t chip or fly off – guaranteed!