100% hickory for the versatility you've been looking for.
This pack includes six pairs of Vater drumsticks.
Vater chose hickory for these drumsticks. Hickory is the most popular wood used for making drumsticks because it's denser, heavier, and more rigid than maple and can absorb a great amount of shock, reducing hand and wrist fatigue. These sticks are well-balanced, versatile, and responsive.
Each pair of sticks is perfectly pitch- and weight-matched and then shipped shrink-wrapped, which reduces moisture loss and ensures straightness.