Viking has become recognized as the leading cue maker in the industry. The A227 is built with Northwoods Maple. The forearm features a double pressed Irish linen wrap. Sleeve are stained with Vikings own Ocean Blue Stain. This cue comes standard with the V PRO Hard Rock Maple shaft which features a Pro Taper and a Le Pro tip. This model is available in 15 different stains. If your interested in a stain not listed, please contact us at 800-959-3947.