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Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks Wood 5B

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The Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks are manufactured in the U.S. and have minor cosmetic blemishes that don't impact their playability in any way. Buy the Nova 12-pair brick and save a bundle!

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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The Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks are manufactured in the U.S. and have minor cosmetic blemishes that don't impact their playability in any way. Buy the Nova 12-pair brick and save a bundle!

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Nova12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks
 
4.5

(based on 19 reviews)

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wow

WOW! For the price and personal selection of these sticks, they are great! I'm a real hard hitter and I've owned these for almost a month and I havn't broken a stick yet....Read complete review

WOW! For the price and personal selection of these sticks, they are great! I'm a real hard hitter and I've owned these for almost a month and I havn't broken a stick yet. They are really great for all types of music.

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unfinished product

My first shipment that arrived was raw, unfinished wood with no tips on the drumsticks. They were fat, rough wood and useless as far as drumsticks were concerned. But, Guitar Center turned...Read complete review

My first shipment that arrived was raw, unfinished wood with no tips on the drumsticks. They were fat, rough wood and useless as far as drumsticks were concerned. But, Guitar Center turned that around with shipping a second batch to replace them, (Yes, i thought they might be the same as the first product shipped.) They were a finished product, much thinner than the first shipment, and had nylon tips. Guitar Center made good on a bad product.

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(53 of 59 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

wow

By Drums Rule!

from Midlothian, VA

Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

WOW! For the price and personal selection of these sticks, they are great! I'm a real hard hitter and I've owned these for almost a month and I havn't broken a stick yet. They are really great for all types of music.

(44 of 54 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

MB says Dis Stick GOOD

By MB

from Cali Baby

Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

I've used 5B Nylon Nova sticks for years and NEVER lost a tip. Although I have busted a few tips off but never has one come unguled. Very few Nova sticks break on the grain. Slow shredding is the rule and these sticks follow that rule effortlessly. The quality and price can't be beat. Ha... get it, beat.

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

for the money? yeah... worth it.

By grand theft radio

from virginia

Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

i use the 5A nylon ones... i got a 20 pack like 3 years ago and am just now buying another multipack... these things really are the shiznit. i play metal at home and play weekly in a cover band, so you can thrash them and they hold up. the nylon tips eventually snap in half, and outlast the sticks themselves.

(3 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

NOVA Sticks

By Drew Gilroy

from Virginia

Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

I got these sticks and the first day I got them I broke one. More recently (1 month after purchase) I had a show at a local venue and I broke 5 sticks. It made me kind of mad that they were just breaking so easily. Most of them were breaking right under the tip. And I had a couple break in the middle in my left hand from hitting the rim and snare at the same time. But I am not worried because I remembered I had about 5 more pairs at my house. So even though they break easily for me, still a great bargain for the price. I will be ordering more soon and you should too!

(3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best bang for the buck

By mikeylikesdrums

from Newark, DE

Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

I play between 60-80 gigs per year and Nova sticks have been my primary stick for well over two years now. These are excellent sticks for the price. These are Vater sticks that failed to meet specs for whatever reason. My only complaint over the past few years is inconsistency. For example, I used 5B wood tips for a long time and they did a decent job. Out of 12 pairs, I would break between 6-8 sticks prematurely per batch, while the rest simply wore down like a good stick should. But I recently switched to 5B nylon tip and so far, I am very impressed! I have noticed a denser and more well balanced stick and I haven't broke one yet and I'm down to the last few pairs. Either Vater changed something in how they make these sticks or I just got a really good batch. I dunno. But I do know that Vater is stepping it up on these sticks - adding a new logo, better finish, and they are lasting longer. A word to the wise - mark your sticks so you don't break up the pair. These sticks vary in consistency from one pair to the next and if you mix and match, you'll notice a big change in the feel. If you break a stick, throw its twin into the junk/practice pile. But if you play with proper technique, you should get plenty of life out of these sticks. And you simply can't beat the price.

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!

By Ali

from Aurora, IL

Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

These sticks are amazing. They haven't chipped at all anywhere and I play pretty hard. They are the best sticks with nylon tips for the price.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

5a wood tip

By michael trezza

from stmarys ,ga.

Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

I purchased the nova 5A wood online for my electic drums and fell in love with them,The quality is amazing for the price.I thought they would make agreat practice stick,but now i use them all the time.The5A wood are my favorite.If they made an acorn shaped tip i would give them a 5 star. they are extremely durable and have a great feel.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Solid buy

By Jamie

from Chicago

Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

Lightweight, straight, durable. I got the wood 5B's. The bead has a different shape than other 5B's-- these have a bead shaped like those oblong seedless grapes-- but they're fine. This is the way to go if you want low priced sticks that play fine and wont break easily. You'll want the denser premium sticks for gigging, but for home practice, when you're not that concerned with perfect tone and weight, use these.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great sticks

By Bill Whittaker

from Oswego, NY

Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

I've been using these for the past 5 years. They changed a little for the better when they got the vic firth name printed on them. I buy the 2B nylon tips and they are as good as any signature stick for a lot less money. I'm working on beating world records for fastest single strokes on hands and fastest single strokes on feet. I use these sticks exclusively and they work excellent. I'm at 1000 bpms currently and plan to beat all record holders.

(1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

unfinished product

By Annie

from Tamaqua, PA

Comments about Nova 12-Pair Hickory Drumsticks:

My first shipment that arrived was raw, unfinished wood with no tips on the drumsticks. They were fat, rough wood and useless as far as drumsticks were concerned. But, Guitar Center turned that around with shipping a second batch to replace them, (Yes, i thought they might be the same as the first product shipped.) They were a finished product, much thinner than the first shipment, and had nylon tips. Guitar Center made good on a bad product.

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