A large shaft and oversized tear drop tip speak loudly and clearly. Designed to produce a thunderous sound on the drums! In hickory. L = 16 1/8″, Dia. = .650″ – Each Vic Firth Signature Series model was conceived through extensive research with the finest drummers from a variety of musical styles. The designs reflect their musical requirements in terms of balance, feel, sound projection and cymbal color. All colored sticks feature a clear, natural tip. All sticks are hickory unless otherwise noted.