The Pro Mark LA Special Unlabeled 5A Drum Sticks with Acorn Tip produce a dark, ringing tone and are ideal for acoustic performance. Made of Hickory, the most popular wood for drum sticks, the Pro Mark 5A acorn tip LA Specials are resilient, responsive and sturdy with a classic drumstick feel. Pro Mark tests and inspects the LA Special drum sticks many times during the manufacturing process so that you don't have to. Each pair is weight and pitch matched to ensure quality and uniformity. When you buy Pro Mark drum sticks, you buy with confidence.