I bought a set of these with nylon tips specifically for my electronic drums. I had heard that these are the best sticks on the market for playing on e-drums because the anti-vibe technology reduces the vibrations caused from hitting pads. I broke 2 pairs of sticks on my electronic kit before buying these and was shocked because I had been under the impression that it was the cymbals that did the most damage to my sticks. I learned that the sticks vibrate too when you play with them, and too much vibration can cause the stick to break (think opera singers breaking glass). This is also why I would get really nasty blisters on my hands after long sessions. When I play the drums, I tend to lose track of time and can play for 2 hours straight (or as long as my hands last before blistering up)! But now with these anti-vibe sticks, I can play a solid high-energy 2 hour session with minimal damage to my hands. The way the anti-vibe sticks is they have these foam inserts inside of the sticks that act as shock absorbers. They work just as advertised! I bought one pair of these about 6 months ago and they're still holding up just fine (I haven't used them on acoustic drums or cymbals, just the electronic pads).