Taper affects the feel and balance of a stick.
A LONG TAPER produces a Back-Heavy Feel with more Flex and Faster Response.
A SHORT TAPER provides More Power and Durability with a Front Heavy Feel.
A MEDIUM TAPER gives you the best Balance between the Butt and the Tip
Tip shape and material have a big Impact on the sound a drum stick produces.
Within each tip shape, it is helpful to know that a
VERY LARGE SURFACE AREA will Create a Dark, Rich Sound,
VERY SMALL SURFACE AREA will Produce a Light Sound with Clear Definition.
- Type: WOOD
- Shape: TEAR DROP
- Surface area: MEDIUM