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Old 2004-09-24, 15:33
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Sticks

How much you spend your money on Sticks ??

and how much u are willing to pay for sticks?

also how much did your current sticks cost
 
Old 2004-09-24, 21:55
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wow dude, spend like $6 or around there.
 
Old 2004-09-25, 04:41
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$80NZD

for a set of AHEADS.....
 
Old 2004-09-26, 09:08
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22$ AUD for a set of Vic Firth 5B. I'm willing to get sticks that are better than mine for free or atleast way below their cost, because I like my current sticks.
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Old 2004-09-26, 09:56
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I saw these and I soooooo want to try them just for a laugh: scroll down until you get to the 'laser sticks' and read....

http://www.aheaddrumsticks.com/ahead_st.htm
 
Old 2004-10-13, 03:04
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I spend about 7 doallars for just about any kind of sticks where i live. I use Promark 747s.
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Old 2004-10-13, 04:37
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i use Zildijans Absolute rock and vic firth 7B ^^
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Old 2004-10-13, 17:20
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mine where 1.75
so i bought 3 pairs.
got it on sale at my local store.
but then i am just a beginner
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Old 2004-11-03, 12:50
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mine were free they are unbranded and pretty terrible
 
Old 2004-11-04, 02:08
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^^ yeah unbranded sticks are usually pretty shitty. they're never the same weight...sometimes they're warped...but if you can dig through the bin of them and find a decent set, you can probably save a few bucks and not ose too much quality.
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Old 2005-10-30, 11:02
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$22 aus on a pair of vic firth america classic nylon tip metal drumsticks. there 17 inch and .635 diameter, i play metal myself but a lot of punks drummers had a go of them at a show my band did and they were screwing stuff up cause there used to shorter light sticks, but i've been using larger sticks since i started being that my first sticks were american classic 2bn so im used to them by now.
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Old 2005-10-30, 11:30
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$22 aus

22 bucks!!, do ya'll have high inflation or no trees in australia? arent there local stick brands where you are that are cheaper? i spent 35$ on a pair of aheads and felt the fresh sting of fire in my empty pockets, but thats an aluminum and plastic stick reputed to last a long time. id never pay that amount on one pair, shit man, id save up and buy a fuggin wood lathe, a chop saw and 2x4s and BE the local drumstick company if i were you.

please tell me thats just a price due to inflation, you guys are being robbed
 
Old 2005-10-30, 12:07
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A pair of Vic Firths 5A cost around 12.5euro aroud here (13-14 dollar i guess).
But i have mine "custom made" for only 9.5euro.
 
Old 2005-10-30, 12:52
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i pay 8 bucks on vater "hammers" no tip, any price more would be uncivilized, maybe ill get the wood lathe
 
Old 2005-10-30, 15:05
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SixfeetUnder420
I spend about 7 doallars for just about any kind of sticks where i live. I use Promark 747s.


Fuck me, I use them but they cost me about 10 ($16US, maybe?).

I feel cheated.
 
Old 2005-10-31, 05:37
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Quote:
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$22 aus

22 bucks!!, do ya'll have high inflation or no trees in australia? arent there local stick brands where you are that are cheaper? i spent 35$ on a pair of aheads and felt the fresh sting of fire in my empty pockets, but thats an aluminum and plastic stick reputed to last a long time. id never pay that amount on one pair, shit man, id save up and buy a fuggin wood lathe, a chop saw and 2x4s and BE the local drumstick company if i were you.

please tell me thats just a price due to inflation, you guys are being robbed


i have no idea why the price is so high, that was the cheapest i could find them, it could be because could no one gets those sticks so i had to order them in, there are some local stick brands that are pretty cheap but i've broken most of those i use
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Old 2005-11-01, 15:50
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i pay 7 for vater los angeles 5A with nylon tip. i suggest not investing money in ahead stix i did and there not that great. and stop paying over $10 for sticks. u have to be insane to pay that much for 2 stixs.
 
Old 2005-11-03, 00:46
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I usually spend about six to seven dollars on Vic Firth 5bs. They're pretty much all you need.
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Old 2005-11-03, 11:14
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About 10 -13€ for a pair of Manhattan 7a.
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Old 2005-11-07, 03:07
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2 Dollars On The Nameless Ones ....O Common call me cheap BUT I like em and thats all that matters
 
Old 2005-12-23, 04:05
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6-7 on nylon Regal-Tip 2B's

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