Posted by on 20th Feb 2017
#VikingShoutOut to our dealer of the week Ken and Sarah Rupp of Billiards Plus, located at 6555 Dublin Center Drive, Dublin, Ohio. Phone: (614) 760-9797.
Billiards Plus carries Viking SmartShops Cues, Valhalla (by Viking) Cues and a Viking Shaft Demo Set so you can try Viking’s renowned VPRO, ViKORE and eXactShot performance shafts on the table.
"I’ve been going to Ken for years!,” “ Got my pool buds going there too!” and “Their prices were incredibly affordable and the service was the best I've ever had in a billiards store.” These are just a few things that recent customers are saying online about their experiences with Billiards Plus.
Established in 1995, Billiards Plus is Central Ohio’s largest locally owned and operated billiards supply store. But what exactly does locally owned and operated mean to you? It means that when you walk into Billiards Plus, you will receive superior service, superior quality and superior savings.
Billiards Plus carries a full line of products for your rec room in addition to offering installation and repair services for the products they sell. With each installation crew having more than 12 years of experience installing pool tables, you know it will be done right.
You can visit their website at www.billiards-plus.com
You can also find them on FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/BILLIARDS-PLUS-380079703688/
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