The basic Teardrop shape is a classic design that has withstood the test of time. It is suitable for almost any hand size and is ergonomically shaped for comfort, balance and control. An average Teardrop shape is about 2 ¼ inches long and about 7/8 inches at its widest diameter.
These handle shape descriptions are merely guidelines to help you find your perfect baton. Any of the shapes can be altered and changed to meet your needs. We are limited only by your imagination and certain laws of physics. If you would like to discuss your design ideas with us, we welcome your phone call or e-mail.
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The Narrow Teardrop is more slender than the classic teardrop and usually a little bit longer. An average Narrow Teardrop shape is about 2 ½ inches long and about ¾ inches at its widest diameter.
The Pear shape is similar to the basic teardrop, but is a little shorter and more round. An average Pear shape is about 2 inches long and about 7/8 inches at its widest diameter.
The Bulb shape is the shortest, most round handle design. An average Bulb shape is about 1 ¾ inches long and about ¾ inches at its widest diameter. This handle is best matched with a graphite or wood shaft. If you choose a fiberglass shaft, the maximum length this handle can properly balance is about 14".
The Tapered Cone is usually about the same length as the teardrop and can range from a quite slender shape (½-inch diameter) to a much thicker handle diameter (7/8-inch).
The Maestro design provides a comfortable, secure grip. By design, it is a little longer than most other handle shapes. An average Maestro shape is about 2 ½ inches long and about 7/8 inches at its widest diameter. The extra grip portion of the baton is usually about ½ inches but can be made smaller or larger depending on the preference of the conductor.