The Vic Firth MS1 Marching Snare Sticks feature a full oval tip and short taper that bring out the dark sounds on drums and cymbals. CORPSMASTER SNARE STICKS Field tested and field proven, the superior designs of the Corpsmaster line developed throughout years of collaboration with the world's finest drum and bugle corps. Each season since the products were introduced, Corpsmaster sticks and mallets have remained the most popular choice among the top high school bands, indoor percussion ensembles and DCI Championship corps. The Corpsmaster Signature marching snare sticks feature designs which reflect the musical requirements of each artist in terms of balance, feel and sound projection. All models are turned in hickory for strength and power with the exception of the MS4 which is crafted in Sta-Pac for maximum weight.