Originally Posted by EarthRocker
I really like Vic Firth's SD1 sticks. It was my first experience with a Maple stick, and even as a hard hitter, I have yet to break one of these. I love the way the tips sound on the ride cymbal, and the weight of it is simply perfect. I bought a whole brick of these, and when I finally run out, I'll buy another.
Funny. I love everything about SD1's except how they sound on the ride. It's definitely a distinctive sound, though. I use SD10's because they feel the same in my hand, but I like the sound of the pointier tip on the ride.