Hickory is the most popular wood choice for drumsticks due to its resilience, responsiveness, durability, and classic feelBarrel wood tip provides a board, clear tone and is ideal for live performanceLong taper for fast and responsive reboundDiameter: .551" Length: 16"All ProMark drumsticks are designed and manufactured in the USA to the most stringent quality controls in the industry
The 717 was designed by drummer, writer and clinician Rick Latham. His book Advanced Funk Studies is a modern day classic. The long taper and barrel tip provide a quick rebound with a broad sound. Because of its resilience, responsiveness and durability, hickory is the most commonly used wood for drum sticks. Hickory is the classic drum stick feel.