Featuring a fresh new design the Zildjian 5A Maple Drumsticks are part of Zildjians latest line of versatile 5A sticks with greater overall balance and a streamlined design. The new wood tip delivers a warm and full tone with added durability in the upper neck area reducing the possibility of breakage. Maple wood offers a lighter alternative to hickory and produces dark tones with a softer feel. You can use these alongside your favourite sticks for a new yet familiar feel to inspire your playing style and technique. Featuring a smaller tip longer taper and bigger neck than their previous edition the Zildjian 5A Maple Drumsticks are a solid choice if youre looking for the optimal balance of features and incredibly durable performance.