ZILDJIAN DIP DRUM STICKS – HICKORYDIP® material is a special coating that is applied to the grip area of the stick to provide a comfortable, slightly tacky gripping surface. The DIP coating also offers an alternative striking surface.ZILDJIAN – 5A nylon tip. The most popular model in a black dip. Full size oval tip provides full tone.Tip: Oval, L=16″, D=0.57″. Black dip.