How it plays:· Scorpion cues have a stiff hit· "Water Buffalo" tips supply-increased control and Irish linen wraps reduce slipping while in stroke.Selling Points:· Scorpion cues are armor protected with fiberglass to provide protection against warping and dings. · Developed especially for four-time world champion, Johnny Archer.Weight Changes:· Weight changes are impossible to do on Scorpion cues because the bumper is sealed in to protect the cue from outside conditions.Specifications: Tip: 13mm, Hard Water Buffalo Ferrule: Capped and threaded fiber ferrule.Shaft: Hard rock maple with fiberglass power bonded to it. 13-14" pro taper. The base has black and thin silver trim rings. The plastic insert in the shaft protects from outside conditions. Joint: Steel collar with black and silver ring. The joint also has a plastic insert to protect from outside conditions. Pin: 3/8x14Butt Construction: -wood core-fiberglass shield-transfer design-clear coatingForearm: cherryWrap: Black leather wrapButt Sleeve: Cherry Butt Cap: Stainless steel sealed to protect from outside conditions with bumper screwed in.