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About Ahmir Thompson
A living link between the digital science of modern hip-hop and the flesh and blood textures of vintage R&B - Ahmir Thompson. A co-founder of the Roots, Ahmir is universally hailed as one of the most sonically inventive hip-hop acts. Meanwhile, his collaborations with such artists as D'Angelo, Erykah Badu, and Common have reasserted the importance of real-time playing in a style dominated by sampling and programming.
Never drop your sticks - Vic Grip
Vic Grip is an anti-slip drumstick coating which provides a comfortable and slip resistant grip to the top-selling models. Made from an eco-friendly, water-based urethane, the Vic Grip is extremely durable and prevents you from dropping your drumsticks during performances - perfect for drummers who prefer an enhanced grip on their sticks.
The Vic Grip drumsticks are moisture proof and the grip coating isn't affected with wet or sweaty hands.
The perfect US hickory
A combination of traditional and Vic Firth style. And, made from hickory - show off bold designs for a more pronounced sound. Hickory is a dense wood with little flex, providing exceptional sound quality. In addition to this, hickory is also great at dealing with shock, making it extremely durable.
Vic Firths time invested manufacturing
The Vic Firth drumsticks' thorough manufacturing process ensures each stick meets the Vic Firth quality standard. No one else invests so much time and energy into creating the perfect pair of sticks - with approximately 16 steps of honing, refining and finishing.
Read more about how Vic Firth drumsticks are made
- Length: 17''
- Diameter: 0.520''
- Material: Hickory
- Tip Type: Wood
- Tip Shape: Tear Drop
- Taper: Long
- Surface Area: Small
- Surface Coating: Vic Grip