Originally Posted by The Old Hyde
Ahead stick by Easton. They have an aluminium center shaft and a hard plastic sleeve on the outside. the plastic dents a little but wont crack and the stick itself wont break. there pricy around 30 buck a pair but they last. the sleeve is replaceable as well as the tip.
i would not suggest ahead sticks, you end up having to replace the sleeve, which can really adds up over time. Many complain about cracking cymbals with these, especially if you dont replace the sleeve. For insane durability, go with vater, they last so much longer than vics and promarks.