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Rocket354
10-27-2008, 01:51 PM
I have a J&J J/B cue. When I bought it, it was 19.2oz. Now it is 18.8oz. I also think it has shrunken some in total size, although I can't prove it as I didn't measure it when I got it (each section is now 28.75").

I'm sure it's the cue and not my scale because my other cues have remained consistent, and my scale still matches up perfectly with the post office scale every time I ship something.

Any ideas what could cause this?

grindz
10-27-2008, 01:53 PM
Fairy dust? :)

td

GMAC
10-27-2008, 01:57 PM
I have a J&J J/B cue. When I bought it, it was 19.2oz. Now it is 18.8oz. I also think it has shrunken some in total size, although I can't prove it as I didn't measure it when I got it (each section is now 28.75").

I'm sure it's the cue and not my scale because my other cues have remained consistent, and my scale still matches up perfectly with the post office scale every time I ship something.

Any ideas what could cause this?

I wonder if it is just getting old and needs some Viagra. or a little eye candy like a new Gina cue with a patent leather wrap.

Black-Balled
10-27-2008, 01:59 PM
The shaft always shrinks in cold water.

Fatboy
10-27-2008, 01:59 PM
cue's can lose some water and shrink but not .4 ounces thats impossible.

Rocket354
10-27-2008, 02:03 PM
I should say I've had the cue now 6 months, so this has happened since May.

I was thinking it might be water but yeah that's a lot of water. My scale only goes to the tenth of an ounce so maybe it really went from 19.15oz to 18.84oz, which is .31oz. Maybe more reasonable?

Johnnyt
10-27-2008, 02:03 PM
Use penis enlarger pills for chalk times two weeks and then call me. DR. Johnnyt

Bigkahuna
10-27-2008, 02:20 PM
It shrinks????????????

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm3F9piwnTU

Big C
10-27-2008, 02:42 PM
Hey, it happens to the best of us. Or so I am told. Just grind up some Viagra and use it for chalk. But be warned. I'm not sure how big it will get. :D

shinobi
10-27-2008, 03:49 PM
Weight bolt was stolen? :D

poolcuemaster
10-27-2008, 05:59 PM
Maybe your breaking way harder than the rest of us and slivers are coming off the ferrule and wood parts, film your break shot a few times for us.--Leonard

You won't have much trouble breaking harder than me

Quesports
10-27-2008, 06:30 PM
Where is Marissa when we need her the most!!!!

ArizonaPete
10-27-2008, 06:39 PM
If your actual loss in weight is .40 oz that equates to a 2% wt. loss. If it was .30 oz that would equate to 1.5% wt. loss. Both could be attributed to moisture content loss. Was the cue stored in a air conditioned room with very low humidity?

Fatboy
10-27-2008, 06:55 PM
I have a J&J J/B cue. When I bought it, it was 19.2oz. Now it is 18.8oz. I also think it has shrunken some in total size, although I can't prove it as I didn't measure it when I got it (each section is now 28.75").

I'm sure it's the cue and not my scale because my other cues have remained consistent, and my scale still matches up perfectly with the post office scale every time I ship something.

Any ideas what could cause this?

i'm in vegas, too and its 100% dehydration-vegas is hell on cues, the newer they are the worse it is,

Craig Fales
10-27-2008, 07:40 PM
I have a J&J J/B cue. When I bought it, it was 19.2oz. Now it is 18.8oz. I also think it has shrunken some in total size, although I can't prove it as I didn't measure it when I got it (each section is now 28.75").

I'm sure it's the cue and not my scale because my other cues have remained consistent, and my scale still matches up perfectly with the post office scale every time I ship something.

Any ideas what could cause this?
that's because the wood was cut down only 3 days before the cue was made.

Fatboy
10-27-2008, 07:50 PM
that's because the wood was cut down only 3 days before the cue was made.

thats right, among alot of other factors.

emoney
10-27-2008, 07:55 PM
diddo what craig said

Rocket354
10-27-2008, 11:21 PM
So is there any way to avoid this weight loss? Move outta Vegas?

Thankfully so far any nicer cue I've bought has remained pretty steady, although now that I think about it I think I may have had a few other cues lose .1 or so. I guess the trick is to either not buy the cheapo cues or to buy them a little heavier than I want.

Fatboy
10-27-2008, 11:26 PM
So is there any way to avoid this weight loss? Move outta Vegas?

Thankfully so far any nicer cue I've bought has remained pretty steady, although now that I think about it I think I may have had a few other cues lose .1 or so. I guess the trick is to either not buy the cheapo cues or to buy them a little heavier than I want.


some cues just dont survive vegas, some do.

cuesblues
10-27-2008, 11:40 PM
It shrinks????????????

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm3F9piwnTU

Those Seinfeld references are always hilarious.

As far as cue shrinkage, I hope they shrink evenly.
Maybe they need humidifiers like solid top guitars.