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Harder than hickory!

Pro-Mark Japanese white oak drumsticks are balanced and carefully crafted using hand-selected white oak. Grown in the mountainous regions of Japan, this particular species of oak is a harder wood than hickory and will take more wear, tear, and punishment. It resists chipping and wearing soft. Made with Pro-Mark's exclusive Millennium II manufacturing process, each stick is hand-finished and hand-inspected. The result is a strength and durability no other stick can match.

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  • Harder than hickory
  • Resists chipping
  • Won't wear soft
  • Hand-finished

Harder than hickory! Order today.

 
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Pro-MarkJapanese White Oak Drumsticks
 
4.6

(based on 11 reviews)

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The perfect stick

I have several different models of the Shira Kashi Oak, mostly 5As and Jazz sizes; some nylon-tipped, some wood. They all play great. Very rigid, and balanced, and the finish is...Read complete review

I have several different models of the Shira Kashi Oak, mostly 5As and Jazz sizes; some nylon-tipped, some wood. They all play great. Very rigid, and balanced, and the finish is natural and great to the touch. These are a bit heavier than hickory, and yet play with finesse--assuming you have it... I love the solid feel, gunshot rim shots, and confidence they give. And--they are hard to break! A solid 5 stars from yours truly. Great sticks - never had a bad set!

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great sticks!

i play hard. i mean hard. but these stick survive with minimal chipping. my wood tip 5A's are incredible. they're balanced, but ridiculously light for oak, which goes well with my...Read complete review

i play hard. i mean hard. but these stick survive with minimal chipping. my wood tip 5A's are incredible. they're balanced, but ridiculously light for oak, which goes well with my funk-rock style.

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5.0

I would buy this product again and again

By aldyfreestyle

from Majenang, Indonesia

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        Comments about Pro-Mark Japanese White Oak Drumsticks:

        good product (y)

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        1.0

        great sticks!

        By Reese Uchihara

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Pro-Mark Japanese White Oak Drumsticks:

        i play hard. i mean hard. but these stick survive with minimal chipping. my wood tip 5A's are incredible. they're balanced, but ridiculously light for oak, which goes well with my funk-rock style.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        The only stick I'll use

        By Max Stratmann

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Pro-Mark Japanese White Oak Drumsticks:

        I personally use the 747 Nylon tipped sticks, and I don't want to use any other. The are small, but have decent weight. Also, the durability is absolutely ridiculous. I'm not the hardest hitter in the world, but I hit fairly hard and I can usually make a pair last about 2 months before they break. Definitely awesome bang for the buck.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        727 Nylon Japanese White Oaks

        By deadly_do_rock

        from columbus, ohio

        Comments about Pro-Mark Japanese White Oak Drumsticks:

        If you're in a playing situation where heavier sticks are too loud, these are great sticks. The typical 7A's are too short for me to swing or rock it. I do prefer nylon for it's definition, but the 16 1/4 length makes them feel much stronger in your hands. And my bandmates don't complain about over-powering them acoustically. Pricey, yes. But you are worth it.

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        5.0

        the best

        By james carson

        from pueblo,co

        Comments about Pro-Mark Japanese White Oak Drumsticks:

        the 707's are the best and only sticks i ever use,nothing less.the length and thickness is perfect. they are perfectly balanced for any type of music to use. i strongly recommend the oak 707's

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        best sticks I've ever played

        By Drew-MWV4b

        from Ames, IA

        Comments about Pro-Mark Japanese White Oak Drumsticks:

        I've used a lot of sticks over the years, a lot of different weights, woods, and grades, and I've become firmly convinced that it's worth every penny to buy Japanese white oak promarks. I play better when I'm holding well made sticks rather than B grade cheapie sticks. They're always excellent quality, and pretty stinkin hard to break. They are more dense than most sticks for a given diameter, so I play sticks that are a little smaller than what I might use otherwise.

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        5.0

        This is the ONLY drumstick I've used for over 15 years

        By Michael Hanker

        from Downey, Ca

        Comments about Pro-Mark Japanese White Oak Drumsticks:

        I've been drumming for over 20 years and this stick is the ONLy drumstick I use because I cant break it. I've tried Tama, Ziljian, Regal Tip and Vic Firth sticks and snapped tham all like tiwgs. I've been using the Pro -Mark Oak 5B and 2B sticks since like 1988 unto present day as a Solo Artist. You cant go wrong with using OAK sticks. Vey well done Pro-Mark!! =)

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        5.0

        Very Durable

        By Matt-LQMqC

        from Milwaukee,WI

        Comments about Pro-Mark Japanese White Oak Drumsticks:

        I use the 747s and these sticks take a beating. Sometimes I go 3-4 shows without breaking a stick and I pound my cymbals alot. These sticks are a little heavier than hickory so I dropped one size and I can play 50 songs a night with no arm fatigue. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

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        (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        wood tips forever

        By Steve B

        from Schaghticoke, NY

        Comments about Pro-Mark Japanese White Oak Drumsticks:

        As durable as nylon tips are I have never liked what they do to perfectly good ride cymbals, they just become cold and tinging. If you like that to each his own, but if not, get a set of Japanese oak pro-mark sticks. Being a wood fanatic I have shredded the tips of countless hickory sticks. I have 2 pairs of Japanese oak sticks. One left to me by a former church drummer with nylon tips I refuse to use, and one pair with wooden tips that I have owned for almost a year and are just starting to show signs of wear (on the tips). If you like the sound of wood but hate dull splintering stick tips BUY THESE STICKS.

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        (36 of 56 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        The perfect stick

        By Kevin McGovern

        from Ypsilanti, MI

        Comments about Pro-Mark Japanese White Oak Drumsticks:

        I have several different models of the Shira Kashi Oak, mostly 5As and Jazz sizes; some nylon-tipped, some wood. They all play great. Very rigid, and balanced, and the finish is natural and great to the touch. These are a bit heavier than hickory, and yet play with finesse--assuming you have it... I love the solid feel, gunshot rim shots, and confidence they give. And--they are hard to break! A solid 5 stars from yours truly. Great sticks - never had a bad set!

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