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AHEAD Classic Series 5B Drumsticks

Item ID: 5B

AHEAD Classic Series 5B 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 5B is a best selling, comfortable drumstick designed for fast, light rock. An industry standard with excellent balance and power.


  • 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: .595"
Wall Thickness: .030"
Weight: 58 grams
Taper: Long
Cover: LT
Cover Options: LTS, WLT
Tip: TIP
Tip Type: ST801
Tip Options: TIPB, SAT, MBT, BALL
Blend Ring: RGB
Optional Mallet Head: Yes
Manufacturer Part Number: 5B