PRD-8K2 Predator Pool Cue. This Predator 8K Series cue features a golden stained Birdseye Maple forearm and shaft, alternating silver & micarta rings, Uni-loc® Leather Luxe™ wrap, tunable Uni-loc® Weight Cartridge system, and third generation 3143 shaft. Uni-loc® joint. 3143 low deflection shaft with Victory tip. C4+™ Technology construction with carbon fiber core for enhanced performance. Uni-loc® Leather Luxe™ wrap for a smooth, comfortable grip. Predator: Victory Through Innovation. Predator’s high-performance cues and shafts have been engineered with one goal in mind: to provide the best performing low-deflection shafts, playing cues and break cues in the world. For over 20 years, Predator has been a leader in billiards technology with a commitment to innovation that speaks for itself. 8K Cue Features. C4+™ Technology construction featuring four wedges over a sleeve of exotic wood that has been reinforced with phenolic for enhanced accuracy and solid feel. Uni-loc® weight cartridge system for fine-tuning to within a tenth of an ounce. Uni-loc® quick-release joint for a solid fit and quick shaft changes.