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Old 04-19-2011, 03:34 PM
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Default Re: When Drumsticks Break

Originally Posted by OrangeAgent27 View Post
Just thought I would share this:

About 1.5 months ago i ordered a pair of the mike Johnson maple sticks. They ended up being back-ordered and finally just received them last week. I sat down, did a quick little paradiddle groove, went to hit my inverted splash and CRACK!! Nailed the wingnut on my stand and snapped the stick in two! 1.5 months and $8.99 for maybe 15 seconds of playing. Lovely.

To be fair, the sticks felt great.
Well, maple sticks will be substantially weaker than hickory... You may have gotten a bad pair on top of that.
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