Thanks Bob, I totally agree. I really don't want to sell it, but I am funding a bigger cue. I am am going to keep this if it doesn't sell soon.If you like this cue, buy it. You won't be sorry. Way under what you'll pay if you order a new one from him and these are the best steel jointed cues I've ever played with. I currently own 2 of Gartens cues.