Pool Cue Review
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If you’re looking to improve your pool game but don’t want to drop hundreds of dollars on a high-end stick, we think the Viking Valhalla is the best pool cue for the money.
About the Viking Valhalla Series
The Valhalla series is Viking’s more affordable import line of pool cues. By manufacturing these cues overseas, Viking is able to offer a good quality cue at a more attainable price point.
Some customers indicated disappointment that the cue was not made in the USA, but most US-made cues will cost at least two or three times what you’ll pay for a Valhalla.
If you’re interested in a US-made cue and have a bigger budget, have a look at the Viking’s wide selection of high-end cues made in the USA.
The Valhalla 2-piece pool cue features a North American hard rock maple shaft, resin ferrule (the white piece near the end), and leather tip. It’s a standard 58″ cue with a 12″ to 14″ taper. The handle features an Irish linen wrap.
This pool cue is available in four weights ranging from 18oz to 21oz.
Viking’s UV-cured urethane finish offers great protection while bringing out the natural beauty of the wood. The Valhalla is available in a number of natural stains and solid-color finishes.
Control, Balance, and Feel
Numerous customer reviews of the Valhalla remarked that the stick was straight and true right out of the box.
Others commented on the impressive balance, control, and overall feel of the cue. Many mentioned that their pool game became noticeably better after playing with the Valhalla for a while.
Like Viking’s US-made cues, the Valhalla series have a lifetime warranty against defects in materials and craftsmanship.
What people liked
- High-quality construction
- Straight and well balanced
- Good control and feel
- Excellent overall value for the price
|Resin ferrule with leather tip|
|Heavy-duty UV-cured urethane finish|
|Irish linen wrap|
|Four weight options (18oz to 21oz)|
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