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Old 02-05-2008, 06:04 PM   #1
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this question i'm sure has been asked before, so if there's a thread about this in the archives could someone point me in the right direction? is there a "weight" to the sticks you sing with? meaning the head heavier than the handle, or the handle heavier than the head, or should the whole thing be as light as possible? what is typically used to stuff the head?
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this question i'm sure has been asked before, so if there's a thread about this in the archives could someone point me in the right direction? is there a "weight" to the sticks you sing with? meaning the head heavier than the handle, or the handle heavier than the head, or should the whole thing be as light as possible? what is typically used to stuff the head?
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Alot of questions before you get a solid answer....It really boils down to your comfort....Several ways to make sticks....As far as wrapping try....Pre wrap...Yellow wrap used to help athletes with injuries....Check CVS....Felt works good too....Initially duct tape as well....Good Luck
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Old 02-06-2008, 02:31 PM   #3
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For me comfort is a factor. Another one for me is the drum itself. The drum we have is kinda loud, so I opt for lighter sticks. Another drum we use isn't so loud so we use the heavier sticks on that one.
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Old 03-14-2008, 05:32 PM   #5
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thanks for all the help guys...as i'm currently unemployed i have some time on my hands...so i'll try some different options. thanks again
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