Vic Firth American Custom SD1 General Drum Sticks have round tips and make a perfect orchestral/concert stick. The American Custom line consists of a variety of models conceived and engineered by Vic Firth. Perfect for the artist who is playing lighter types of music or prefers a beefier stick without a lot of weight. Round tip. Ideal for orchestral work, rock and band. A legendary practice stick. Length: 16 3/8" & Diameter: .635". Short taper, round tip, with a small surface area.