Advantages of a Folding Pool Table
Pool tables are a great source of entertainment to friends and family members and they have made their way into the game rooms of many individuals due to the popularity of the sport. Yet, there are many people who would choose not to purchase a pool table, in spite of having the money to invest in one. The folding pool table becomes one of the alternatives that such people can consider when they find the need to purchase something that will be cherished by their family for generations.
The folding pool table
The folding pool table, as the name suggests, can be dismantled easily into two or three pieces and arranged back again without needing any professional help. The main advantage of this type of pool table is that it can be assembled at a temporary location and then relocated anytime. The pool tables which come in a single piece are very difficult to transport. They are not only much heavier than folding pool tables , but they are also more susceptible to damage.
Single bed pool tables are more suited for a permanent installation in a large, indoor area where there are not many instances when the pool table needs to be moved. Folding pool tables are comparatively cheaper and lighter than single bed pool tables, making them much easier to transport as compared to the single bed tables.
The shortcomings of folding pool tables
Folding pool tables are very convenient for transportation and they are cheaper than single bed pool tables. But if the quality of the pool table is not good or it has not been installed properly, the pool table surface may not be completely level. This can change the dynamics of the game by giving unfair advantage for shots taken towards a certain direction over the table.
If the quality of the folding pool table is good and if it has been professionally installed, then the difference in gameplay would not be very noticeable. But as it is disassembled and then reassembled, you would need to take care to keep the surface as level as possible to increase the enjoyment of a game of pool.