One of the best ways to improve your game is to consistently play with the same cue. Sterling headquartered near Charlotte makes this STDCRD billiard stick. Sterling Gaming is famous for manufacturing excellent cues for excellent prices. This is a very nice cue. For the money, it is hard to beat a Sterling pool stick. This cue is a two-piece cue. The tip diameter is 13mm. The cue has maple shaft. Take the time to look at all the nice cues by Sterling! We guarantee that you will be happy with one of these cues. This cue is a deep crimson color.