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The Zildjian Black DIP Drum Sticks 5A Nylon provide drummers with an unparalleled combination of comfort, control and performance. Zildjian's popular 5A drumsticks receive a slip-free upgrade with the addition of the brand's proprietary DIP coating in a sleek black finish. The DIP material is expertly applied to the area where drummers grip the most, allowing for faster playing, reduced fatigue and fewer dropped sticks. Beneath the DIP coating, the 5A's hickory construction provides a perfect density to produce punchy tones from drums and articulate responses from cymbals. For drummers seeking a versatile stick that can handle any gig, the Zildjian Black DIP Drum Sticks 5A Nylon are available at Guitar Center.

DIP Coating Technology Provides an Unbeatable Grip

Zildjian's innovative DIP coating is a special material applied to the grip area of drumsticks to give players a comfortable, tacky surface that reduces slippage even when hands get sweaty. The DIP coating comes in a variety of colors, including the stealthy black finish found on the Zildjian Black DIP Drum Sticks 5A Nylon. This coating allows drummers to maintain control and speed up their playing, especially during more intense sections of a performance. The DIP material also helps absorb shock, decreasing the impact on players' hands, wrists and arms to prevent fatigue over long practice sessions and multi-hour shows.

Trusted 5A Design Delivers Versatile Tone and Feel

Zildjian's 5A drumsticks are one of the most popular models in the world thanks to their versatility, comfort and ability to produce quality tones in any genre. With a medium taper, standard 16" length and familiar balance, the 5A's design allows drummers to seamlessly switch between different styles of music without changing sticks. The 5A's small oval nylon tips provide clear, articulate cymbal responses and a musical range of tones from drums. Between the tips and grips, the 5A's hickory shafts supply a density that translates into volume and power.

Built to Withstand the Rigors of Performance

Zildjian holds their drumsticks to the highest manufacturing standards to ensure durability and consistency. Made from select hickory, Zildjian drumsticks are kiln-dried then turned and sanded to a precise 100% straightness. This meticulous process results in sticks that feel and perform the same every time they're picked up. The Black DIP coating provides an additional layer of protection from the elements to prevent damage for longevity. For drummers who demand reliable gear that can keep up on stage and in the studio, the Zildjian Black DIP Drum Sticks 5A Nylon are purpose-built to withstand the rigors of performance.

Zildjian Black DIP Drum Sticks 5B Nylon

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Quantity and Sizing (Pairs)
  • Quantity: 1
  • Type: Sticks
  • Drum Stick size: Multiple
  • Diameter: Multiple
  • Length: Multiple
Construction and Features
  • Material: Hickory
  • Drum Stick tip: Wood
  • Tip Shape: Oval
  • Taper: Medium
  • Finish: Lacquer
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Grip Material: Yes