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Ahead 5B Limited Edition Chrome Drumsticks

Hit heavy with these tough as chromed out drumsticks. If you need that extra "oomph" without the extra broken sticks, these are for you. (87) Read 5 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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This limited edition 5B pair from Ahead is perfect for heavy hitting drummers who need sticks that can withstand their punishing playing styles. Night after night, these drummers play with power equal to that of an army of angry bear-elephants and expect their sticks to keep delivering crisp, clean hits at a high volume without wimping out.

These are those sticks.

And, while 5B sticks are best suited for rock styles, the heavier weight and thicker shaft provides power and strength to drummers across all genres.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Ahead products.
.595 in. diameter

.030 in. wall

Long taper

16 in. long.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-547-6401

Product Description

Precision crafted of aircraft grade aluminum with super durable, replaceable shaft covers, Ahead drumsticks are the choice of today's hardest hitting drummers on stage and studio. Always perfectly balanced and matched with cushioned grips, Ahead sticks are backed by a 60-day replacement warranty against breakage direct from the manufacturer.
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"No other can replace this smooth looking, great sounding, easy going drumstick"
Sound: The sound of these drumsticks are great I haven't heard any better ones that are made out of wood, so in my opinion these sticks are great for marching or concerts or for playing on the drumset Feature: I loved the removable shafts but the only problem is that they don't com with extra shafts like the rest but since the shafts ore only $4.00 more its worth it to buy these. Quality: This product is made great its built tuff and is designed to take anything you throw at it. they have the best sound and they are a little bit heavier then wooden sticks but thats o.k. because they are only a little bet heavier. this is a product you dont have to worry about because it comes with a 60 day warranty and are so strong that you don't have to worry about it. Value: I say if you going to buy another pair of wood sticks I would say to hold that money and get a pair of aheads because these sticks are more then likely good for a lifetime. and if you buy these and the shaft breaks well thats ok because the shafts are still cheaper then a pair of wooden sticks Manufacturer Support: I havent talked to the company but if there support is as good as these sticks then they would have the best company known to man. The Wow Factor: this product has the nicest look I have seen. with the smooth shaft and the shiny chrome handle this stich looks like if you were looking at the side of a blue jay aircraft only that is chrome at the back and the rest is black and its made smaller. Overall: I expect to be satisfied with this product forever no matter what. if your looking to buy another pair of sticks I say dont waste your money on wood when you can get chrome and graphite. so if you buy these I know you will love them too.
Style of Music: Rock, jazz, alternative, christian, and about all other types
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"Elite drumming - For a price (Don't worry, it's not your Soul)"
Sound: The Ahead stick is kinda soft and hard at the same time. It make crashes crash and splashes splash. It's heavy, to give grunt behind the stroke, making you use your full body to get the stroke going, giving you wicked momentum. But they also have a lightness to them so they can easily be thrown about in your awesome fills and in your cymbal riding. AAAAANNNDDD, they look awesome as well. Feature: It is built like a rod of iron, giving it immeasurable duability, But it is quite expensive. You also have to keep buying shells for them though. Quality: The sticks are very comfortable and they don't make your hands sweaty like wood or wood dips. It takes a hell of a long time to damage them so they sound good AND so you don't have to buy new sticks, for a long peroid of time. Value: A bit top heavy with the price but it will be worth it, for you with not have to spend that much on sticks for a long time. The Wow Factor: They look absolutely awesome and stylish plus they look cool flying through the air! Overall: I would be very happy with this product. If the band I'm in takes off I would get sponsored by these guys!
Style of Music: hard rock
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