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Peter Vitalie pool table - 10-06-2009, 12:02 AM

Does anybody have experiences on these tables? quality or not?
  
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10-06-2009, 12:27 AM

Vitalie tables are IMO the finest furniture style tables on the market. They are rock solid, extremely well made, and the cushions play accurately. The pockets are a bit more generous than a Gold Crown or Diamond but they could always be shimmed to play tighter. If I were in the market for a very well made furniture style table I would have no problem with a Vitalie table over a similar Brunswick, or A. E. Schmidt table.
  
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Smile Billiard Hall filled with Peter V's - 10-06-2009, 06:11 AM

I have in the past used Peter V's in my pool room and have the best expience re tables from. Classy, cool, modern, practical, easy to work on, good looks, etc, etc,
One of the best tables if you can afford, my favor......."Lord Nelson"
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10-06-2009, 08:42 AM

I agree that they might be the best made of all "antique" replica tables. I had a friend with one in his home that we used to play on all the time. The pockets had been shimmed and it was a tough table to play on. But we played Banks, so I killed anyway.

The owners of this company are serious about making good playing tables. Gil Atkisson was a pretty good shortstop himself once upon a time. We gambled a little many, many years ago before there ever was a Vitalie table.


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10-06-2009, 01:46 PM

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10-06-2009, 02:23 PM

I've had one for 7yrs,great table..pockets are alittle bit big..Cant go wrong with one.
  
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09-30-2012, 06:02 PM

Peter Vitalie was making pool tables in CA for 18 years before moving to Rosman, NC. They started the Sterling Billiard company to make a commercial table and mid-low end tables to compete with the mid-low end market. Peter Vitalie Billiard company has always made Peter Vitalie tables, not Sterling. Although I have nothing good to say about Gill or Andy. We did make the best tables.
  
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09-30-2012, 07:06 PM

When I lived in NC I went by there on occasion for some of their scrap wood. Burned great in my fireplace

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09-30-2012, 09:13 PM

I have one. It is the "Le Meiux". Nice solid playing table. I had the pockets shimmed and had simonis cloth put on. Plays great! This particular table I acquired was actually in the Move "Kiss Shot" starring Whopi Goldberg.
  
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07-27-2017, 09:09 AM

Somebody on my listserv is advertising a Peter Vitalie 8-foot table for $750. What do you think? Good deal? You have pay to move it and pay to set it back up. That's a big expense too. Is this table an antique?

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/...237589323.html


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07-27-2017, 09:14 AM

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Somebody on my listserv is advertising a Peter Vitalie 8-foot table for $750. What do you think? Good deal? You have pay to move it and pay to set it back up. That's a big expense too. Is this table an antique?

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/...237589323.html
Keith must have played on one of those at some point, I know I have seen those tables used in pro competition back when ESPN was showing pool on TV.


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Somebody on my listserv is advertising a Peter Vitalie 8-foot table for $750. What do you think? Good deal? You have pay to move it and pay to set it back up. That's a big expense too. Is this table an antique?

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Somebody on my listserv is advertising a Peter Vitalie 8-foot table for $750. What do you think? Good deal? You have pay to move it and pay to set it back up. That's a big expense too. Is this table an antique?

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/...237589323.html
It's not an antique. Keith did play on these tables before at the Peter Vitalie Invitational at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. They were the tightest tournament tables ever used, maybe a little too tight.


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07-27-2017, 12:35 PM

Very well said, second to none


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07-27-2017, 12:48 PM

Here is one table mechanic's opinion about various brands including Peter Vitalie.
http://www.mainehomerecreation.com/product-reviews/
  
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