acoustIQ Grand Slam Plus pipe band tenor drum mallets are designed in the United Kingdom by eleven-time World Drum Corps Championship winner Scott Currie. This 8.5 inch mallet is injection-moulded in a sleek jet black Acetyl with fully integrated head, shaft and cord retention bead. Since there are no separate components, you can have absolute confidence in a stick that will never come apart during the rigours of day-to-day performance. In addition, the foam head construction delivers pure, clear and rich tonal definition, allowing you to apply the right texture to every stroke. Well balanced to accommodate the full range of dynamic, rhythmical and visual techniques, the acoustIQ Grand Slam tenor drum mallet offers great feel, response and reliability to tenor drummers of all levels of expertise. All acoustIQ Grand Slam Plus tenor drum mallets are custom-made in a choice of amber, light blue, sky blue, parakeet green, grey, magenta, orange, fuchsia pink, light pink, purple, sapphire or yellow synthetic furs and high quality co-ordinated black flourish cords. acoustIQ Grand Slam tenor drum mallets are manufactured and sold under UK patent licence.