A unique alternative to regular sticks the Zildjian Gauge Series – 12 Gauge Drumsticks are suitable for all styles of music. There are five models in the Gauge series with the 12 Gauge featuring the largest diameter with a heavier design that produces greater volume with less effort. All drumsticks in the Gauge Series feature a consistent length taper and a fusion style tip shape which is a blend between the popular acorn tip and round tip giving you the best of both worlds. Each model has a proportional diameter allowing a familiar feel and seamless adjustment between the sticks. All Gauge Series drumsticks are made in Maine from US hickory and are weight-matched tone-paired and guaranteed straight.