The Viking A505 is sleek looking design that looks as good as it plays. The forearm is stained Midnight black and built with Northwoods Maple. The sleeve has a similar design but features 2 sets silver and black index rings. The wrap is double pressed Irish linen, black with silver specks. Comes standard with the ViKORE performance shaft but several shaft upgrades are available. All Viking cues come with a lifetime warranty that includes warpage.