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07-10-2017, 09:40 PM

Beautiful! I had a wood to wood cue once and I loved the hit. I bet it hits a 'Ton'!


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07-11-2017, 04:14 AM

Nice to see this fantasy project get done.

I want to hear about how it plays.

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07-11-2017, 07:45 AM

Nice cue!
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07-13-2017, 09:27 AM

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Nice to see this fantasy project get done.

I want to hear about how it plays.

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I'll let you know after I play with it on Sunday. I'm sure it will play good with the Meucci Pro shaft on it. The Meucci Pro plays well on my McDermott butt, so I know that shaft hits good.

I'm more interested in seeing how the cue will play with the new shaft.

Speaking of that, there is another option that I've never even thought about. The new shaft will fit my McDermott butt...that will be something to try out also.
  
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07-16-2017, 11:43 PM

I played with the cue today at Brian's and it hits really solid. As expected, the maple shaft I ordered hits fairly stiff, but that was what I was looking for. I wanted a hit that would be what a Taiwanese player would like. I went to Taiwan a couple months ago and I'll take this cue the next time I go. I'm not sure that I like the tip though. It is supposedly an Ultra-Skin Soft but it feels and hits hard and is nothing like the soft I'm used to with the G-2. After playing with it again next Sunday, if I still don't like it, I'll have it replaced with a G-2 soft.

With the Meucci Pro shaft on the cue, you can really move the cue ball with ease. The Meucci Pro has a milk dud on it, but I'm going to swap it out with a G-2 also because the tip is worn down and shorter than I'd like. Several people tried the cue and I've already had offers to buy it.

I took it in the Pro shop to weigh it and and it came out 19.5 ounces. A couple of the guys who shot with it said it didn't feel that heavy, The butt is just a hair shy of 16 ounces. The shaft is 3.5 ounces...the same as the Meucci Pro. The balance point of the cue is around the 18-19 inch point.

I don't know if is the G-10 pin or the combination of a bunch of variables, but you can make the cue feel like a tuning fork in your hand if you hold the handle and lightly tap the forearm. You can feel the vibrations from the shaft as they go from the front of the cue all the way down to the butt...even through the leather wrap, though I know it has to be dampening it some.

One of the guys said, "you got a winner with this one".

The ebony and purple heart in this cue are really dark. I like that. The cue butt almost looks like it is black until you are under the lights.

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