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Best Table Spots - 05-07-2017, 07:54 AM

I have been using Tefco Master spots for my tables after I run out of Simonis spots that are supplied with the cloth. They probably average about 2 weeks per spot before the ends start to lift off the tables.

Is there a better spot?

Are there any tricks (besides making sure the tables are clean when applied) to getting better adhesion?


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While - 05-07-2017, 08:17 AM

The spots are wet I take a hair dryer & roll a ball around on the spot while drying it.Sticks to the cloth better
  
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05-08-2017, 02:41 PM

I've been through Championship, the spots that come in a tin and Simonis but the best spots I've found are from the APA. Find an APA rep and get all you need. No one really cares that it says APA and they last 3 - 6 months and save your cloth ... which is why you use spots anyway.


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Champ Spot - 05-11-2017, 07:20 AM

Disclosure: I work at Championship.
We sell a sticker style spot and I hear great things about them. I've also used them in my own room and personal table. We can make a custom spot with your pool hall name and number or website etc... There is a minimum amount of rolls (250 count) that need to be ordered. I can be contacted for pricing and Buffalo Billiards in Petaluma, CA can be contacted for a reference/testimonial. We also sell Tefco tins

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05-15-2017, 01:42 PM

I spoke with Seth at Championship and he said the minimum order is 20 roll (250 per roll) at $26 each plus a $50 set-up fee. That's a total of $570 for 5,000 spots. If I could get 5 room owners to go in on these, it would just be $114 per room (plus I assume a shipping charge).

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Table Spots - 09-16-2017, 09:44 PM

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I spoke with Seth at Championship and he said the minimum order is 20 roll (250 per roll) at $26 each plus a $50 set-up fee. That's a total of $570 for 5,000 spots. If I could get 5 room owners to go in on these, it would just be $114 per room (plus I assume a shipping charge).

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I was 40 years in the industry......played on all Pro Tours......Opened 28 upscale Million Dollar rooms and sold a ton of tables in my time.......NEVER USED TABLE SPOTS........NEVER.......Want to know a real neat and much better trick...????? lets see who responds to this......PLUS It does'nt cost a nickle........
  
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I was 40 years in the industry......played on all Pro Tours......Opened 28 upscale Million Dollar rooms and sold a ton of tables in my time.......NEVER USED TABLE SPOTS........NEVER.......Want to know a real neat and much better trick...????? lets see who responds to this......PLUS It does'nt cost a nickle........
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09-21-2017, 08:21 AM

cost more than a nickel, plus time and handy skills, this stencil and a sharpe
last forever. Not a fare example of ware and tare though, this spot just
doesn't get used a lot, been there a couple of years now.

I'm going to guess Gary's method is simply a quick dot with a shape,
I'm sure with a ruler involved.
  
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09-22-2017, 01:30 PM

Gary, care to answer? If that is the answer, does anyone make these templates or do I need to create my own?


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09-23-2017, 07:05 AM

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Gary, care to answer? If that is the answer, does anyone make these templates or do I need to create my own?
get me an address, I'll send you a couple of them. Any graphics shop or
person with a plotter/cutter does this, best made with the stencil material
vs cast permanent vinyl. Getha one of those sharp pointed tweezers, with a
little TLC you'll be able to get more than one mark-up with one stencil even
though the cut and apply is intended as a one time use.
Must be quick with the sharpe , any thing longer than nano NY sec. will
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09-23-2017, 08:04 AM

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09-27-2017, 08:14 AM

Dan, I received the spots. I haven't tried them yet, but I wanted to thank you for sending them.


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