If you’re looking for a stick that strikes a perfect balance between a 5A and 5B then look no further than the Vic Firth American Classic 55A. These sticks are a great choice when you want a slightly larger stick without too much volume. If you’re a fan of either the 5A or the 5B you should give these a try. They may end up being your new favorite stick! -Alex
The Vic Firth American Classic 55A Hickory Wood Tip Drum stick combines the dimensions of 5A and 5B. A great choice when a 5B is just a little more stick than required.
The American Classic line combines tradition and Vic Firth style. With bold designs for fuller sound, the Classics are turned from select hickory a dense wood with little flex for a more pronounced sound. Hickory is also capable of withstanding a great deal of shock, making it highly durable.The wood tips are deeply back-cut for intensified cymbal response.