Vic Firth Original Rute Rods


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Designed to provide the player with alternative sounds and feels across a variety of musical settings. Features premium birch dowels secured in a birch drumstick handle. The handle provides a natural feel and can also be used for back beats, cross rim work and intricate patterns on the cymbal bell. A moveable band adjusts the effect from crisp to splashy.

The Original Rute Rods are designed for all-around rock, jazz and combo playing. Features: 16 dowels (.056"); 16" length; .750" handle thickness.

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Tough and durable!


from Laurel, Mississippi

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    Comments about Vic Firth Original Rute Rods:

    These Rute rods are very tough and high quality. I'm a hard player, in general, and normally destroy other dowel-rod-bundles made by competitors. These sticks stood up to frequent rim shots and playing cymbals on their edges through a solid hour-long acoustic set in an auditorium designed for 500 people - with no mics! I had very minimal dents and light chipping. I highly recommend this product. Note: the base of these rods are very thick and are comparable to matching drumsticks. That being said, they are lightweight and well balanced.

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    Model Original Rute Rods
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