The Vic Firth 5A is a drumstick made by the Vic Firth company. It is a standard size drumstick, measuring 16 inches in length and 0.565 inches in diameter. It is made of hickory wood, which is known for its durability and ability to absorb shock. The 5A drumstick has a teardrop-shaped tip that provides a balanced and clear tone on drums and cymbals. It is commonly used in a variety of musical genres and is suitable for both beginners and professional drummers.