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Old 08-31-2011, 09:38 AM
 
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United Billiards Florence Pool Table

Rating: 5 out of 5
  • Currently 5.0/5.0

We're going to discuss pool tables. One of my favorite hobbies. I have one in mind, but before I get to that, let us talk pool.

Always wanted a pool table right? -- If so, you need to review a few things first.

-Never buy a cheap pool table (< $900).
-Don't buy cheap pool sticks.
-Always play on an even floor, always.

The one in mind is, the United Billiards Florence Pool Table.

Overview:

Features:

-4 x 8 foot pool table.
-Available in several felt colors.
-Antique walnut light finish.
-Late 18th century Chippendale design.
-100 pct Solid maple wood pool table.
-6'' Wide-Profile top rails with four bolts per rail.
-Double center beam.
-3-Piece oversized 1'' slate with frame.
-4.5'' Solid hardwood double center beam.
-Hand-Tooled cordovan leather pockets with decorative leather shield.
-Mother of pearl and abalone inlaid double diamond sites.
-Hand carved solid maple legs.
-Dimensions: 36'' H x 48'' W x 96'' D.

The Good:

I like everything about this pool table. For one, it's beautifully crafted. Chippendale design, with a walnut finish, come on! It's really nice, just $2,499.00.

In-depth:

Cabinet:

-1.5" Thick.
-4.5" Solid Hardwood Center Beam.
-Double Cross Beams.
-Uni-body Construction.
-Solid Steel Hanger Brackets.
-Finish.

Antique Black with Burgundy
Rails:

-Wide-Profile 6" Top Rails.
-Solid Maple.
-Mother of Pearl Inlaid Diamond Sites.

Cushions:

-100% Natural Gum Rubber.
-Canvas Backing.
-BCA Approved K-66 Profile Cushions.
Pockets:

-Die Cast Iron Core.
-Hand-tooled Cordovan Leather.
Slate:

-3-Piece Oversized 1" Slate.
Legs:

-Hand Carved.
-Solid Hardwood.
-Solid Wood Corner Block.
-Steel Bolts.

Felt:

-31 felt colors to choose from.

The Bad:

Can't think of anything.

Overall rating of this product. Including cost, performance, brand. "5.0+++."

Comparing to other units, what others? Just kidding!

Review by professional reviewer, Aug. 25, 2011
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