Originally Posted by Les Ismore
Cut away! It'll affect the feel/balance of the stick, tho it may be to your liking, you won't know until you cut them.
I've cut lots of sticks in the past as an experiment, eventually you'll end up with a length you like, then you can reference manufactures sticks and try different tips/tapers etc.
That's a nice clean cut, what did you use to cut it that smoothly?