Each Vic Firth Signature Series model was conceived though extensive discussion and research with the finest drummers from a variety of musical styles. The designs are a reflection of their musical requirements in terms of balance, feel, sound projection and cymbal color. All sticks are in hickory. All colored sticks feature a clear natural tip.An Extreme 5B shaft with the neck and tip of a Rock. Plenty of weight for heavy hitting, yet thin enough to play with finesse.L = 16 1/2"D = .595"