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Sensation
11-21-2006, 01:51 AM
Simple question: Does the majority of pro players play with low deflection shafts? Does anyone have stats about that?

xidica
11-21-2006, 01:57 AM
Yes, there is actually a thread just about what the pro players play with :


1/Acosta, Roland- Widowmaker, original shaft
2/Adkins, Dee- Nova, OB-1
3/Alcaide, David- Buffalo, Smart Shaft
4/Alvarez, Frank- Predator, Predator Z
5/Appleton, Darren- Predator, Predator Z
6/Archer, Johnny- Scorpion, original shaft
7/Bartram, Chris- Custom cue, predator shaft
8/Basavich, Daniel- Pechauer, Predator 314
9/Beaufils, Yannick- ................................
10/Breedlove, George- Rick Howard, original shaft
11/Brienza, Paul- Judd Fuller, original shaft
12/Broadhurst, Jackie- ................................
13/Bryant, Charles- Olivier cue, X-shaft
14/Bustamante, Francisco- Bear, Predator(?)
15/Butera, Lou- ................................
16/Butera, Sal- Mali, X-shaft
17/Calderon, Jerry- Buffalo, original shaft
18/Carter, Linda- Viking, original shaft
19/Carvajal, Alejandro- ................................
20/Catledge, Wayne- Nitti, Predator 314
21/Cernero, Michael- Mike Bender, original shaft
22/Chamat, Marcus- Predator, Predator 314
23/Chenman, Lee- Predator, Predator 314
24/Chohan, Tony- Bobby Hunter, unspecified shaft
25/Colenso, Colin- Jian Ying, original shaft
26/Corr, Karen- Custom, unspecified shaft
27/Crane, Wade- Schon, original shaft
28/Czetli, Aaron- Jacoby, unspecified shaft
29/Daulton, Shannon- Schon, original shaft
30/Davenport, Kim- Gus Szamboti, original shaft
31/Davis, Mike- Eddie Anderson, Predator 314
32/Deuel, Corey- Woodpecker, Predator 314
33/Di Liberto, Dann- ................................
34/Di Toro, John- Pechauer, unspecified shaft
35/Dodson, Robin- Casanova, original shaft
36/Dominguez, Ernesto- Tad, original shaft
37/Eberle, Max- Schon, Predator 314
38/Eckert, Ralph- Arthur, original shaft
39/ Edey, Tyler- Predator, Predator 314
40/Ellerby, Sarah- Lucasi, Smart Shaft
41/Facquet, Vincent- Thierry Chevron, original shaft
42/Feijen, Niels- Longoni, Predator 314
43/Fisher, Allison- Cuetec, original shaft
44/Fisher, Kelly- Fury, Predator 314
45/Földes, Vilmos - ....................................
46/Frank, Troy- Mike Guluassy, X shaft
47/Franken, Aaron- Dishaw, original shaft
48/Friend, Bernie- Mali, regular shaft (Capone Jr.)
49/Fusco, Jimmy- ................................
50/Fusco, Pete- ................................
51/Gay, Leil- Cognoscenti, original shaft
52/Goh, Tuan Kiat- Meucci, Predator 314
53/Gonzalez, Rafael- Predator, Predator 314
54/Groce, Brian- Madison Bob, original shaft
55/Gulyassy, Mike- Gulyassy, X shaft
56/Hann, Quinten- ................................
57/Harrison, Philip- ................................
58/Hatch, Dennis- Schon cue, predator shaft
59/Hill, Mick- Custom, Predator Z
60/Hofstatter, Gerda- Predator, Predator Z
61/Hohmann, Thorsten- Lucasi, Smart shaft
62/Holtz, Patrick- Falcon, Predator 314
63/Hopkins, Allen- Prather, original shaft
64/Hundal, Raj- Bear, Predator 314
65/Hunter, Bobby- Bobby Hunter, original shaft
66/Immonen, Mika- Mezz, Hybrid Pro
67/Incardona, William- Cognoscenti, regular shaft
68/Jahnke, Bernd- ................................
69/Jakulj, Zlatko- Ivan H Cue, original shaft
70/Jones, Loree Jon- Meucci, original shaft
71/Jones, Jeremy- Schuler, original shaft
72/Jones, Sammy- Meucci, original shaft
73/Jones, Tammy- Mike Stacy, Fusion shaft
74/Juva, Markus- Edwin Reyes, Edwin shaft
75/Keller, Ryan- Schon, regular shaft(Pettit)
76/Kelly, Ed- ................................
77/Kennedy, Thomas- SouthWest, original shaft
78/Kenniston, Mary- ................................
79/Kiamco, Warren- Predator, Predator 314
80/Klasovic, Andreja- Bear
81/Kutcher, John- Southwest, original shaft
82/Laurance, Ewa- Bob Hunter, original shaft
83/LeBron, Mike- ................................
84/Lely, Alex- Predator, Predator Z
85/Leonardo, Gunnar- ................................
86/Lohtander, Marko- Mezz, Predator 314
87/Macias, John- ................................
88/Manabu, Mori- Lambros, original shaft
89/Manalo, Marlon- Paul Drexler, Predator 314
90/Martin, Ray- ................................
91/Massey, Mike- Schuler, original shaft
92/Mathews, Grady- Scruggs, original shaft
93/McCready, Keith- Jack Madden, original shaft
94/Mckenna, Robert- ................................
95/Miller, Jason- Dufferin, regular shaft by Schon
96/Minici, Joe- ................................
97/Montal, Edwin- Schon Cue, Tiger "X" Shaft
98/Morris, Carl- ................................
99/Morris, Rodney- Szamboti, original shaft
100/Murphy, Austin- Fury, original shaft
101/Ouahbi, Amine- Thierry Chevron, original shaft
102/Orcollo, Dennis- Mezz, hybrid pro
103/Ortmann, Oliver- Kruger, original shaft
104/O'Sullivan, Ronnie- Parris Cue, Predator Z
105/Owen, Gabe- Troy Downey, original shaft
106/Pagulayan- Alex- Schon, Predator 314
107/Parica, Jose- Judd Fuller, Tiger X
108/Peach, Daryl- Viking, Predator 314
109/Petroni, Fabio- Cognoscenti, unspecified shaft
110/Potier, Paul- Deroo, Deroo shaft
111/Putnam, Shawn- Josey, Tiger X
112/Putnik, Ivica- Bear cue, original shaft
113/Raney, Jim- ................................
114/Raybone, Neil- ................................
115/Reljic, David- ................................
116/Rempe, Jim- Meucci, Meucci shaft
117/Reyes, Efren- Judd, original shaft
118/Roberts, James- ................................
119/Robles, Tony- Predator, Predator 314
120/Runnels, Ike- Darrin Hill
121/Sakai, Miyuki- Gina, Predator 314
122/Saleh, Brian- Dale Perry, Predator Z
123/Salvas, Luc- Schon, original shaft
124/San Souci, George- SouthWest,Predator 314
125/Santl, Stefan- Jacoby, original shaft
126/Schmidt, John- Bobby Hunter, regular shaft custom
127/Schwartz, Larry- Cognoscenti, original shaft
128/Sigel, Mike- Mike Sigel, original shaft
129/Souquet, Ralf- Joss, Predator 314
130/Stalev, Evgeny- Pyramid
131/Storm, Tom- ................................
132/Strickland, Earl- Cuetec, regular shaft
133/Thornfeldt, Helena- Judd, regular shaft
134/Tourangeau, Stan- Predator, Predator 314
135/Townsend, Scotty- ................................
136/Travers, Laurent- Thierry Chevron, regular shaft
137/Van Boening, Shane- Joss, OB-1
138/Van den Berg, Nick- Musashi, Musashi shaft
139/Varner, Nick- Nick Varner, original shaft
140/Vickery, Howard- ................................
141/Watson, Gerry- ................................
142/Webb, Monica- Judd, original shaft
143/West, Dallas- ................................
144/Wetch, Jimmy- ................................
145/Wheeler, Adam- Sigel Custom, original shaft
146/White, Jimmy- John Parris, original shaft
147/Williams, Charlie- Predator, Predator Z
148/Wims, John- ................................
149/Younger, Johl- unspecified snooker cue, original shaft
150/Zimmerman, Michael-Roger Pettit, Dave Jones, original shaft

Original/regular shaft: 61(51.69%)

Predator 314: 26(22.03%)

Predator Z: 8 (6.77%)

Unspecified shaft: 7(5.93%)

Tiger X shaft: 6 (5.08%)

OB-1: 3(2.54%)

Universal Smart shaft: 3 (2.54%)

Hybride shaft: 1 (0.8%)

Edwin shaft:1 (0.8%)

Deroo shaft:1 (0.8%)

Fushion shaft:1 (0.8%)

Musashi shaft:1 (0.8%)

Total; 118


Taken from http://forums.azbilliards.com/showthread.php?t=28322&page=14

Sensation
11-21-2006, 02:02 AM
Well... I guess it's a good answer! Thanks a lot:D

xidica
11-21-2006, 02:07 AM
You're most welcome. :D