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AHEAD Classic Series 5A Drumsticks

Item ID: 5A

AHEAD Classic Series 5A Drumsticks

Tired of breaking sticks? Not only do AHEAD aluminum-core drumsticks last 6-10 times longer than traditional wood drumsticks, they're also claimed to be easier on your wrists and hands and safer on your precious cymbals. Designed to be harder hitting with less effort, AHEAD drumsticks make it easier to get through long gigs with less soreness.

The AHEAD Classic Series 5A is a best selling, comfortable drumstick that is light-weight and fast. Great for all musical styles.


  • All NEW Hyper-Form Engineered swaging process for a longer life span
  • 50% less shock than wood drumsticks
  • Last 6 to 10 times longer than wood drumsticks
  • 5% more rebound than wood drumsticks
  • High precision alloy core guarantees consistent weight and balance variations of less than 1%
  • Replaceable covers, tips, and rings
  • High quality, unbreakable nylon tip provides a softer, wood-like sound
  • Super-hard polyurethane replaceable covers protect your drumsticks and your gear
  • Ergonomically tuned handles
  • Built-in Vibration Control Sytem (VRS)
  • Limited 60 Day Warranty
  • Made in USA


 Series: Classic
Length: 16"
Diameter: .540"
Wall Thickness: .030"
Weight: 53 grams
Taper: Medium
Cover: MT
Cover Options: MTS, MTW, WMT 
Tip: 5AS
Tip Type: Delrin
Tip Options: 5AT, 5AB, 5ATB
Blend Ring: RGB5A
Optional Mallet Head: Yes
Manufacturer Part Number: 5A