Originally Posted by 7Tekku
While I don't have any problems with sticks breaking a lot considering that I use Vic Firth MS4's, a good pair to try for a, uh, "normal" sized stick (lol), are the Zildjian Mike Mangini signatures, if you don't mind a little extra weight to your sticks. I used to use them and they were great.
I can't tell what the ziljians are because they are so used that everything is pretty much worn off them lol. All i can read is that they are 5A's and the signature Starts with a J then a few letters later it has a N and then the last name starts with a S and ends with a S if that makes sense.