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Just spent a wad on three Vader Jimmy Cobbs. TKillian told me to do it. Have to wait till the next unemployment check.
 

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hmm thought I was your broker wait Jimmy Cobb? ... here "I" made a Video...

 
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Joe, I took the bait and gave the MJC4 sticks a try. I like ‘em! I normally use SD9s, so these aren’t a drastic change. Still prefer the SD9, as that tip shape gets a beefier sound on toms and snare, but I can easily see how you jass dudes would dig the MJ’s. Great sound on cymbals!
 
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Joe, I took the bait and gave the MJC4 sticks a try. I like ‘em! I normally use SD9s, so these aren’t a drastic change. Still prefer the SD9, as that tip shape gets a beefier sound on toms and snare, but I can easily see how you jass dudes would dig the MJ’s. Great sound on cymbals!
yeah "coming down" from an sd9 driver if that's your 'normal' stick may not 'be' a best idea...the mjc4 more a move 'up' from say an sd4 making the sense

Ry would you say the sd9 is close in 'weight' to the mjc4 or heavier; i haven't had a recent sd9 my old ones seem denser than the mjc4
 

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Joe, your drums and cymbals sound incredible. Nice playing, too, my man.
 
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yeah "coming down" from an sd9 driver if that's your 'normal' stick may not 'be' a best idea...the mjc4 more a move 'up' from say an sd4 making the sense

Ry would you say the sd9 is close in 'weight' to the mjc4 or heavier; i haven't had a recent sd9 my old ones seem denser than the mjc4

Joe, it feels to me that the MJ is slightly heavier than the SD9, bit that could be a balance thing. The SD9 is 16.25” long while the MJ is 16.38”. The difference is minimal. Biggest difference is how they sound. One can easily tell the MJ’s are happier on cymbals than the SD9.
 

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it feels to me that the MJ is slightly heavier than the SD9,
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One can easily tell the MJ’s are happier on cymbals than the SD9.
:D yes..

My "old gen" 10Swinger/9Driver/11Slammer/7Whacker even) must have become lighter- in later "production". a Good thing! Thanks man!
 

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I went on a stick buying spree in December to try and find the right stick for my old K's. Ended up liking the sound of a very light pair from LaBackbeat. Wore 'em out and the owner of LaBackbeat said he could make me some more but I never heard back from him. Then I ran across this thread and remembered that I had bought a pair of MJC4's and never tried them. So I had my first gig last night since the pandemic (outdoor winery gig) and used them...Wow! I love them. They have a great woody stick sound and seem to swing all by themselves. Thanks for the "tip", JDA!
 
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Just so you know...keeping this thread going only adds fuel for more dumb drummer jokes. Wait I just kept it going...damnit. See what I mean!
 

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Auto swing, huh? :scratch:

Man, am I gonna have to break down and buy a pair of these damn sticks? :banghead:
 

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Exhuming this thread for a quick update. Damnit, Joe, the MJC4 have ended up knocking the SD9 out of the top spot for me. Loving the balance and feel, and that sound on cymbals... mmm mmm.
 

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I haven't got a gig with them yet..The left seems awfully long!!!
I was thinking of chipping a little off the backside ( thinking only..

Are you able to move around the drums ok? I know the right hand on cymbal is beyond belief) Ry
 

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I haven't got a gig with them yet..The left seems awfully long!!!
I was thinking of chipping a little off the backside ( thinking only..
I found I had to choke up on them quite a bit to get the balance I was looking for. Works for me as I’m always seeking ways to get a quieter yet still full sound out of drums and cymbals.
 
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I haven't got a gig with them yet..The left seems awfully long!!!
I was thinking of chipping a little off the backside ( thinking only..

Are you able to move around the drums ok? I know the right hand on cymbal is beyond belief) Ry
Wait, what!?

I thought these were THE perfect sticks!? 96 posts on how good they were, and now we're chipping some stuff off of them? What the...? :icon_e_surprised:

Say it ain't so Joe...
 

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Well at least I didn't overpay FedEx for them... They are 16 3/8" Jimmy!

Don't worry I'm going to get them out on the Test track sooon very soon...I may sound like an animal with them; )

Hitting everything in site
They're not for a lazy Sunday I can handle the commitment..
 

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Well at least I didn't overpay FedEx for them... They are 16 3/8" Jimmy!

Don't worry I'm going to get them out on the Test track sooon very soon...I may sound like an animal with them; )

Hitting everything in site
They're not for a lazy Sunday I can handle the commitment..
Well, chop a half inch off and let's get going! I need to hear these bad boys! :salute:

$73 to ship those sticks FedEx, I checked
 

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Are you able to move around the drums ok? I know the right hand on cymbal is beyond belief) Ry
Yeah Joe, I can get around OK with them. They are only a hair longer than the SD9, and I'm choking up on them about an inch to an inch and a half, so they're actually playing shorter for me. They're my 2 strikes and protect the plate sticks, for sure.
 
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