Originally Posted by Dr_Watso
I notice the biggest difference between sticks, especially tip shapes, on my cymbals. A round tip with a bit more length will sound and feel totally different from an oval tip that's a bit shorter. (comparing VF and PM in case you couldn't tell).
Maybe it is my ears, but I didn't really notice a sound difference from the cheap ones and the PM. If i did, it was negligible at best.