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Old 05-14-2013, 01:31 AM
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Default Re: Pitch-matched sticks - How critical is it?

Originally Posted by rstix View Post
a trick i was taught was to knock each stick against the side of your head above each ear and listen for pitch. If i remember correctly though the pitches are never really perfect unisons, they are normally a 3rd apart I believe but can be worse
(a) physics would tell me you would require a significant blow to get the stick to ring an audible pitch from wood
(b) it sounds like (a) would hurt a lot, and cause headaches after any stick purchase
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