How it plays: · Schon cues have a stiff hit due to the stainless steel piloted joint and shorter taper.
Selling Points: · Schon cues are produced in smaller quantities in order to concentrate on quality. · Schon has a reputation for tradition and mystique. · Exotic materials are used in making the cues, which increases the value. · "Schon" is German for "beautiful" Specifications: Quantities of Schon cues can be limited. Please try to have several selections when you are ready to order. Wood types, ring style,stains and veneer colors will vary. Tip: 13mm proprietary backed tip, hard (similar to Water Buffalo tip) Ferrule: Proprietary "Schon" brand, developed to hit like ivory Shaft: 29'' long with a 10" to 12'' pro taper, hard rock maple Collar: (shaft & joint): Black proprietary plastic with a nickel silver ring Joint: Polished stainless steel, piloted Pin: 5/16" 14 pitch, stainless steel Forearm: Stained birdseye maple with six cocobola points and ebony veneer - Inlays: Six diamond shaped kingwood inlays outlined in ebony, six notched diamond shaped and six notched triangle ivory inlays Rings: Three cocobola and nickel silver rings Wrap: Irish linen, black with white specs Sleeve: Cocobola with six diamond shaped kingwood inlays outlined in ebony, twelve notched diamond shaped and six notched triangle ivory inlays outlined in ebony Bumper: Black rubber, and is secured by a screw which threads into the weight bolt in the bottom of the cue