The table weighs over 200 lbs, you need at least 2 strong men to move it. Also, the box it comes in will not reasonably fit into a pickup truck or a van, it's about 8' X 7'. A local contracted bread truck was at the Walmart when I was there, he offered to drive my table to my house. Thanks bread guy! He didn't want to take it, but I gave him $20 for his 15 minutes and the heavy lifting he did. People helping people is awesome!
The table went together easily enough, it took me (and a little help from the wife setting the top on) an hour or so. You need a Phillips screwdriver. Leveling the table took another 10 minutes and it leveled out fine using the adjustable feet.
The table is attractive. It looks like a "real" piece of furniture. On close inspection you can tell it's veneer, plastic, and... well, more plastic, but overall it's a good looking piece. It's heavy enough it doesn't move under normal use. My fairly picky wife doesn't hate it.
The table obviously isn't a slate bed and it plays as such. It's pretty slow, and while it was very flat and level when initially set up, we left the windows open on a cool but humid day and it is a little warped now in spots. We could have avoided it, and I knew right when I walked into the humid home that I'd made a mistake. Maybe it will flatten out over the dry winter, but I doubt it. The table is still decent looking and still fun. I wouldn't play for money on it before, I definitely wouldn't now as the play isn't 100% consistent.
If my family plays with any consistency over a year I will likely replace it with a (probably used) slate table. This table is a good one to get you started with minimal investment. If you're looking for a casual starter table that is pretty enough to put in the house, this one is hard to beat. I would NOT recommend this or any wood bed pool table for a garage or anywhere not climate controlled.
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