Viking has become recognized as the leading cue maker in the industry. The A283 is built with Northwoods Maple and features Pink Premium Pearl Sleeve. Comes standard with the new Black Cherry stain and features White Premium Pearl Rings on the Shaft, Joint and Forearm. The ViKORE shaft is a Hard Rock Maple shaft that features a Pro Taper and a Tiger Everest tip. Viking cues come with a lifetime warranty that includes warpage.