Drumstick Tip Comparison
The tip of a drumstick is one of the most important factors that influence the sound - especially that of the cymbals.
Meinl Stick & Brush has chosen the most popular tips for the sticks and has also developed its own tip shape. To find the perfect tip shape for the desired sound from the total of six different options, we have compiled an overview here.
BIG ACORN TIP
The oversized acorn tip delivers full tonality on drums and woody stick definition on cymbals.
The round tip is easy to control and responds consistently on all playing surfaces.
The Classic acorn tip shape produces full tonal response on cymbals and drums with clarity and articulation.
SMALL ACORN TIP
The undersized acorn tip yields a sweet articulation on cymbals for maximum clarity while allowing them to breathe.
The unique tip starts as an acorn shape, which is trimmed down to the classic barrel size for a hybrid design that produces a dark and smooth articulation on cymbals.
The barrel tip produces woody stick definition with less mid-range overtones on cymbals than traditional round ball tip designs.