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PRO, MAPLE & HB GAMING TRADITION

Longoni two-pieces cue was born with the wooden traditional shaft, in particular with the wood joint derived from the famous French cues “Jolie”.
Despite the several technical changes made, nowadays these shafts are still available and highly required.
They are suitable for every discipline, for whoever loves to know his own game tool.
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WITH A LONGONI SHAFT YOUR CHOICE IS NEVER WRONG

The CLASSICS shafts are available in three wooden variants with different profiles and lengths in order to satisfy all needs both in pool and carom (technical disciplines and 3C) :
The Pro ones are realized with the best hard rock Canadian maple wood, selected by veining, weight and colour ;
The Maple ones are a good compromise because they are produced with the same maple of the Pro shafts but less selected : optimal playability with a more vintage look ;
The HB ones are realized in european hornbeam which is similar to hard rock maple but slightly harder and with a more grey colour.
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JBR2 FERRULE, G10 CORE AND LD TECHNOLOGY

Improving constantly the quality of the game is one of the primary goal of the Longoni team.
To guarantee the maximum gaming performance of the Longoni shafts, we worked a lot on their frontal part introducing the new JBR2 ferrules by Longoni with high density G10 support and a proprietary system to reduce deflection, improving acoustics.
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THE RIGHT PLACE FOR THE RIGHT WOOD

This point is crucial: Stradivari was used to go and choose the best wood in the valley of Panaveggio, where the fir trees grew in a unique microclimate in the world.
Longoni company uses for its shafts only the best hard rock maple from Quebec (Canda) and the whitest european hornbeam, where extreme low temperatures, sun light and ground provide the best quality of wood for the billiard game. 

wood-origin CUTTING PROCESS

The cutting of the logs is done during the coldest periods of the year to get the best physical features and that white color which distinguishes the best shafts: the Longoni shafts.
From the central parts of the boards are extracted the elements that must have straight and thick vains without the presence of knots or other ahestetic blemishes including the sugar strips which can cause spots typical of the Saccharum maple.

wood-origin DRYING PROCESS

The drying process already begins when you cut the log into boards and leave them at open air, in the extreme dry and freezing climate where they are grown.
Once the elements are obtained from the boards, these are vacuum dried to mechanically remove most of the water hold by the cells. 
After the first turning, all the Longoni shafts are left in a special climate-controlled and constant drying room for at least one year in order to loose totally the last traces of moisture before proceeding to the stabilizing process.

wood-origin STABILIZING PROCESS

The stabilizing of the wood is the process through which, from a completely dried material, the wood starts to absorbe the natural environmental humidity to reach the right balance with the outside world.
Thanks to this process which takes at least 3 months after the drying room process, the shafts will remain stable over the time and they will ensure an excellent playability.
wood-origin CLASSICS SHAFTS LONGONI WARRANTY

All Longoni shafts are covered by warranty for two years against manufacturing defects on parts such as joint, ferrule and ferrule sticking. Each shaft is controlled before the shipment to be perfectly straight and to comply with the strictest requirements of our customers. In case of anomalies our widespread aftersale service will provide you with all the help you need..

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MADE WITH THE WORLD CHAMPIONS

Players of the Longoni team have an important role in the development of our shafts because it’s thanks to the skills of the best talents all over the world that we can create excellent shafts.
All our models have been tested and approved by our champions in order to ensure the maximum results and satisfaction to our customers.
The results speak for themselves: with our shafts the most important worldclass titles have been taken.

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MADE IN ITALY: YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW

All Longoni shafts, including the laminated ones, are entirely and uniquely produced in Italy in the factory based in Mariano Comense with techniques and machineries developed by us.
The processing cycle of each shaft lasts at least 24 months: from when you cut the board to when it reaches the billiard tables around the world.
The choice to continue completely producing in Italy was dictated by the desire to have a product different from all the other ones in terms of quality and technology, always under a strict control of our staff.
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PRO SHAFT: PRECISION AND TRACEABILITY
 
All Pro shafts are univocally numbered to trace production date. Each shaft is also labelled to report product specification including code, name, diameter and exact weight .The label, beyond showing these data, is a further guarantee of authenticity. Before labelling, each shaft is individually checked on a test desk to avoid warpage and other defects. To help reporting correct weight and diameter, we use a precision digital scale connected to the system and a laser micrometer.
 
IMPORTANT NOTICE
The company reserves the right to apply modifications or changes to the product without any obligation of previous notice.
L'azienda si riserva il diritto di applicare modifiche e cambiamenti al prodotto senza obbligo alcuno di preavviso.

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