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twiztid_cue
05-27-2003, 09:56 AM
I was looking around just to see if there is anything in the cue world that really is appealing to me. and i ran across this company. dominiak cues (http://www.dominiak.com/) and some of their cues look really nice. has anyone heard anything about this company and how their cues preform and if they last? I know different people like different cues for different reasons but help out if you can. good or bad.

Chuck

Koop
05-27-2003, 10:59 AM
I personally have not played with one but everything I have heard about his products have been positive. Some cue makers will let you play with their cues before buying. If you do purchase or play with one I would be curious to know what you think.

Dave

twiztid_cue
05-27-2003, 11:24 AM
Maybe if my tax return check ever gets here i will pick one up. there are only a couple of cues up on the site but this one is by far my fav.

http://www.dominiak.com/products/dw1001.asp

Koop
05-27-2003, 11:40 AM
You should also check out www.bcmcue.com
He makes a beautiful looking cue and I know for a fact that you can play with his cue before commiting. Very reasonable prices too.

Dave

bruin70
05-27-2003, 01:09 PM
i actually got to play with one about 3-4 years ago.

all i can remember is that i got a lot of action on the cb. the shaft WAS NOT whippy. it was plain looking. he used a southwest pin but it didn't have a SW hit. the hit was more solid,,,,,heavy. the SW hit is kinda dry.

i thought the dominiak cue was well worth what they were charging at the time,,,which was around 200-300 for a basic. the owner said dominiak was very accomodating. i tried to call and never got a response.

twiztid_cue
05-27-2003, 01:49 PM
I like a solid hit. and the price is fairly reasonable. for shipping it would be just under $500 for the cue i want.

Double D
05-27-2003, 03:34 PM
DDKoop:
You should also check out www.bcmcue.com Those are some nice looking cues. How do they play? I sent the guy an e-mail, but I would love to hear some comments from anybody that has played with one.

Chucklez65
05-27-2003, 09:25 PM
I have hit with a BCM cue and they have a very nice hit...Bryan was the housepro at the place where I started playing in Phoenix several years ago and he has been getting better and better all the time with his designs. I have no problem recommending his cues. They have a very consistent hit and I know many people that would recommend them to you.

Just my opinion....for what its worth

Chuck

Koop
05-28-2003, 05:58 AM
Originally posted by Double D
DDKoop:
Those are some nice looking cues. How do they play? I sent the guy an e-mail, but I would love to hear some comments from anybody that has played with one.



Double D

I have not hit one but I love the look. I was recently thinking about buying a low end model figuring for the price I couldn't go wrong. Chucklez would certainly be more of an expert on this because he has played with one.

Dave

Double D
05-28-2003, 06:25 AM
yeah, he had a few $300 cues on his webpage....hard to not take a shot at that...they look nice too....i got a response from him on email, and the cue I was looking at getting him to build is around $1000, which is considerably lower than alot of cuemakers I could name.

If the hit is as well as Chucklez says, I think I might go with him. Plus, he seemed like a really nice guy as well.

Chucklez65
05-28-2003, 06:47 AM
If you are interested in getting one of Bryan's cues...just tell him that Chuck Parrill recommended him to you....(no, I dont get a commission..heh)

He will take care of you.

Chuck

Zims Rack
05-28-2003, 11:35 AM
I have personally shot with a Dominiak Custom Cue...very nice! Dominiak has been making cues for a while and has a great looking, well made, very nice price tag on his cues. The price might seem a little low, but that is due to the wood process they use, and there are no plastics or stone inlays, just good ol' wood! If you're interested in a Dominiak Custom Cue, contact me, I'm an Authorized Dealer for Dominiak Custom Cues. Thanks, Zims Rack. www.zimsrack.com

Snapshot9
05-29-2003, 03:52 PM
Never buy a cue without seeing it in person or one just like the one you want built. It's like marrying a woman before you had sex with her... You just don't know for sure. The cue on the website looks similiar to a Lucasi. Me, I am not a big fan of white inlays in cues, a little is okay, but that's all, but that is just my taste in cues. I play with a custom built Shurtz cue, made right here in Wichita, and am very pleased with it. It was featured in American Cueist Magazine
(cover and article) a year and a half ago.
I have inspected several Jacobi cues of a friend of mine, and have been very impressed with them. They do excellent inlay work, many unique designs. I always rate cues in this order:
1) Balance 2)feel (including hit) 3) how solid (joints, etc.) 4) How good looking

(Maybe I should have rated my 4 ex wives that way too since my cues lasted longer than they did ... <grin>)