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Old 04-15-2011, 08:05 AM
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Default Re: When Drumsticks Break

Originally Posted by kyle View Post
Just to clarify something, even before the sticks break that does not mean they are still fit to use. After a while the head of the stick begins to chip and at that point the stick is not good for drum heads. So those of you who have used sticks for 5 years or more may want to check on them.
Oh... my... god. I never even thought of that. Yikes. Luckily I never bought any special drum heads for this set. Still same drum heads that came with it. It's a Yamaha Manu Katche Hipgig Jr kit. Will have to take a close look at the heads. Most of the time I use mute pads, though.
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