The RK "Rock Knocker" has no tips. This 5A diameter stick is perfect for those who enjoy the power that playing with the butt end brings. Features: dense and heavy oak wood providing a sturdy feel in your hand and excellent ride cymbal articulation. Sticks made of this oak are exceptionally durable and usually last longer than other types of wood. Diameter: .551" Length: 16" Rounded butt end on both ends of the stick No taper, straight from one rounded butt end to the other All Promark drumsticks are designed, engineered, and manufactured in the USA at our Texas facility to the most stringent quality controls in the industry.