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.Barrel tip for broad cymbal sound. A fast stick with great leverage. Available in wood or nylon tip.L = 16 1/4"D = .560"