Originally Posted by 2bsticks
I too find myself in between 5b & 2b sizes. I was thinking of checking these out on my next stick purchase.
American Classic® Extreme 55B
A 5B‚ with increased shaft thickness and length. Leverage and power with great feel.
L = 16 1/2" | Dia. = .610"
Originally Posted by bonzolead
Vater 3A's my favorite larger stick.
Originally Posted by masonni
Vic Firth X55B - L=16.5" Dia.= .610"
Vater Power 5B - (same as Vic X55B)
Regal Tip 2BX - L=16.25" Dia.= .625"
All excellent choices.
The Vic Firth Danny Carey Signature stick is my latest favorite.
Length: 16 1/2"
Diameter: tapered from .695" to .630"
Vic Firth says this stick is made of hickory but it feels a little lighter, enough so that I thought it was maple.
Feels like a beefier 5B, plays like a 2B luv it