Vic Firth Murray Gusseck Corpsmaster Signature Snare Drum Sticks have a thick shaft and a medium long taper. "M-Dawgs" offer great balance from front to back. The slightly elongated tip provides quick rebound with a bright sound that works well on both snares and tenors. Turned in hickory for strength and power. Available in wood tip only. Length = 17" Diameter = .715"