Educator Mike Johnston’s 2451 is a great all-around design that can be used in any musical style. It has a grip size between a 5A and 5B with a gradual taper to a barrel tip for ride cymbal definition. The gradual taper gives the model a fantastic and quick feel around the kit.
The 2451 model is available in both Hickory and Sugar Maple.
Sugar Maple version is perfect for lower volume and lesson room type settings, while the Hickory version is the right choice for live and harder hitting performance settings.
“The 2451 is the stick I have dreamed about my whole career. This stick feels amazing in my hand and even better on the kit!” –Mike Johnston
“The barrel tip produces strong sounds from ride cymbals, and the gradual taper from shoulder to neck maintains nice rebound articulation. Hickory, the most popular wood for drum sticks, is durable and moderate in density. Maple is much lighter, so the same stick in maple feels less aggressive and a bit bouncier, which can be handy if you want to tone things down a bit.” -DRUM! Magazine
- Length: 16″ | 40.64cm
- Grip: 0.580″ | 1.47cm
This is the HICKORY version of the 2451 stick.