NEW Products for NAMM 2013!

January 29, 2013 4:09 pm in Endorser & Company News by Web Team

Vic Firth Company, the world’s largest and leading manufacturer of drumsticks and mallets, is proud to announce several new products for 2013! Press releases and high resolution images can be found below. Press inquiries, please contact markdyke@vicfirth.com or andrew@vicfirth.com.

 

New ‘Extreme Series’ Additions

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American Classic® Extreme 8D
Perfect for the 8D player looking for more reach and leverage.
L = 16 1/2" | Dia. = .540"  [enlarge photo]
American Classic® Extreme 55A
An extended version of our popular 5A/5B hybrid‚ the 55A.
L = 16 1/2" | Dia. = .580"  [enlarge photo]
American Classic® Extreme 55B
A 5B‚ with increased shaft thickness and length. Leverage and power with great feel.
L = 16 1/2" | Dia. = .610"  [enlarge photo]

 

HingeStix® Practice Drumsticks

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American Classic® 5A HingeStix®
The number one stick in the world‚ with HingeStix® technology. Designed as a learning tool to force correct grip technique. The perfect choice to "get it right from the start".
L = 16" | Dia. = .565"  [enlarge photo]
American Custom® SD1 HingeStix®
The number one concert snare stick in the world‚ with HingeStix® technology. Designed as a learning tool to force correct grip technique. The perfect choice to "get it right from the start".
L = 16 3/8" | Dia. = .635"  [enlarge photo]

 

Pete Lockett Signature Stick

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Pete Lockett (SLOC)
Very small round bead for extremely defined sound. Designed as a double-ended stick for multi-purpose use. Great for drumset‚ electronics‚ timbales‚ metallic percussion and more!
L = 16" | Dia. = .585"  [enlarge photo]

 

High-Fidelity Earplugs

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High-Fidelity Earplugs (Regular)
The world's highest fidelity non-custom earplugs. Configured to replicate the natural response of the ear canal so that sound is reproduced exactly as the ear would hear it, only quieter. Clarity of speech and richness of music are preserved rather than muffled. 20db sound reduction across all frequencies. Heavy-duty neck cord and carrying case included.
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High-Fidelity Earplugs (Large)
The world's highest fidelity non-custom earplugs. Configured to replicate the natural response of the ear canal so that sound is reproduced exactly as the ear would hear it, only quieter. Clarity of speech and richness of music are preserved rather than muffled. 20db sound reduction across all frequencies. Heavy-duty neck cord and carrying case included.
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Branded Anniversary Products

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SD1 General
Round tip. Ideal for orchestral work‚ rock and band. A legendary practice stick.
L = 16 3/8" | Dia. = .635"  [enlarge photo]
SD2 Bolero
Round tip. Perfect for light jazz‚ studio‚ orchestral and pit work.
L = 15 3/4" | Dia. = .635"  [enlarge photo]
T1
For all-around playing. Produces rich sound yet is capable of rhythmic clarity.
Head = 1 1/2" | L = 14 1/2"  [enlarge photo]
T2
Very soft. Ideal for soft rolls‚ legato strokes and the richest sounds.
Head = 1 3/4" | L = 14 1/2"  [enlarge photo]
T3
Medium hard for rhythmic articulation.
Head = 1 1/4" | L = 14 1/2"  [enlarge photo]
T4
Hard. Produces the clearest rhythmic projection of the felt models.
Head = 1 3/8" | L = 14 1/2"  [enlarge photo]
T5
Very hard. A special effects mallet.
Head = 1 1/4" | L = 14 1/2"  [enlarge photo]
T6
Larger and heavier than a T1. Produces an enormous sound.
Head = 1 3/4" | L = 14 3/4"  [enlarge photo]