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Vater American Hickory

Browse a full range of Vater American Hickory Drum Sticks available at Drum Central. We offer great value and fast delivery.

Vater have been making drumsticks since the 1950's but despite this have remained less of a household name than some of their competitors mostly because up until the 1980's they were simply making sticks for their modern day rivals Vic Firth. As soon as they started making their own sticks Vater began to innovate, becoming one of the first companies to offer custom sticks. They did this for big names such as Elvin Jones and Buddy Rich. These days they list Chad Smith and his funk blaster stick amongst their star studded Players Design Range.

Vater guarantees their sticks will be “straighter, more consistent and of higher quality than all other leading drumstick manufacturers”. Whether or not this is true is a matter of opinion that most drummers could argue all day about. Vater sticks typically are made with higher moisture content than other drumsticks, which is intended to create more durable sticks, though this does result in a slightly heavier stick.

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  • Vater Hickory 1A Wood Tip

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    £9.99

    The Vater Hickory 1A Drum Sticks are lengthy with a 5B style grip and acorn tip. Vater guarantees their sticks to be "straighter, more consistent and of higher quality than all other leading drums...

    Estimated delivery by 19/04/2021
  • Vater Hickory 2B Nylon Tip

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    £10.49

    The Vater Hickory 2B Nylon Tip Drum Sticks feature and oval tip for greater surface contact and a heavier shoulder and added length for attack & punch. "Vater 2B's are where it's at. I'm please...

    Estimated delivery by 19/04/2021
  • Vater Hickory 2B Wood Tip

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    £9.99

    The Vater Hickory 2B Drum Sticks are an oval tip for greater surface contact. Heavier shoulder and added length for attack & punch. Vater guarantees their sticks to be "straighter, more consist...

    Estimated delivery by 19/04/2021
  • Vater Hickory 3A Fatback Wood Tip

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    £9.99

    The Vater Hickory Fatback 3A Drum Sticks feature a sturdy shoulder and neck with a rounded barrel tip for volume. Vater guarantees their sticks to be "straighter, more consistent and of higher qual...

    Estimated delivery by 19/04/2021
  • Vater Hickory 5A Los Angeles Nylon Tip

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    £10.49

    Vater Hickory Los Angeles 5A Nylon Tip Drum Sticks are heavier toward the tip for fast attack and response on drums. "I can't play with any other size sticks except for the Vater 5A sticks I love t...

    Estimated delivery by 19/04/2021
  • Vater Hickory 5A Los Angeles Wood Tip

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    £9.99

    Vater Hickory Los Angeles 5A Drum Sticks are heavier toward the tip for fast attack and response on drums. "My folks tell me I've been drumming from the day I was born. I've had Rock legends' tell...

    Estimated delivery by 19/04/2021
  • Vater Hickory 5B Nylon Tip

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    £10.49 £9.44

    Vater Hickory 5B Nylon Tip Drum Sticks are very responsive, comfortable and balanced stick with acorn tip. "My stick of choice has changed extremely little over my 25+ years as a drummer. The Vater...

    Estimated delivery by 19/04/2021
  • Vater Hickory 5B Wood Tip

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    £9.99

    The Vater Hickory 5B Drum Sticks are very responsive, comfortable and balanced stick with acorn tip. Vater guarantees their sticks to be "straighter, more consistent and of higher quality than all...

    Estimated delivery by 19/04/2021
  • Vater Hickory 7A Manhattan Nylon Tip

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    £10.49

    Vater Hickory Manhattan 7A Nylon Tip Drum Sticks are longer than an average 7A with a small round tip for defined cymbal work. "I've been using Vater wood tip 7A's for many years now and have alway...

    Estimated delivery by 19/04/2021
  • Vater Hickory 7A Manhattan Wood Tip

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    £9.99

    Vater Hickory Manhattan 7A Drum Sticks are longer than an average 7A with a small round tip for defined cymbal work. Vater guarantees their sticks to be "straighter, more consistent and of higher q...

    Estimated delivery by 19/04/2021
  • Vater Hickory 8A Wood Tip

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    £9.99

    Vater Hickory 8A Drum Sticks feature a small barrel-shaped tip for defined cymbal articulation and a responsive feel. Vater guarantees their sticks to be "straighter, more consistent and of higher...

    Estimated delivery by 19/04/2021
  • Vater Hickory Fusion Nylon Tip

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    £10.49 £9.44

    The Vater Hickory Fusion Nylon Tip Drum Sticks are between a 5A & 5B in grip with a small round tip for cymbal clarity. Vater guarantees their sticks to be "straighter, more consistent and of h...

    Estimated delivery by 19/04/2021
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