Joss has been preserving the traditional look and values of old-time cue making for over 32 years. Each cue is marked with a unique serial number on the joint to increase value and create distinctive character. A real family effort since 1968. Joss takes the profession of cue making very seriously. They are produced in smaller quantities, therefore concentrating on quality.Specifications: Tip: 13mm Triangle TipFerrule: "Aegis Linen"- aegis is a linen based plastic that is designed to hit like ivoryShaft: 29" long with a 9" to 10" pro taper, hard rock mapleJoint: Piloted, has a stainless steel collar with black plastic ringsPin: Size is 5/16" 14 pitch, stainless steelForearm: Birdseye mapleWrap: Irish linen, black with white specsSleeve: Maple with six ebony circles and six mother of pearl notched diamond shaped inlaysPlate: White, and made of Herculite, a durable material that doesnt crack or breakBumper: Threaded rubber with "Joss" emblem stamped on it Weight Changes: Joss cues have a changeable weight system. You can change the weight by using a _" allen tool. 2 to 3 oz. is the maximum change.