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Ferrule on revo shaft

Posted 01-24-2020 at 08:26 AM by Snooker Theory

=jrctherake;6564721]I was curious so, I had my cue guy put a ferrule on my revo long before most other cf shafts with ferrules came out.

I had my cue guy glue a very, very thin fiber pad directly to the red pad.

Then I had him glue a piece of tomahawk to the fiber pad...

Then my tip..

I started out with a full .5" ferrule. It was to much and totally changed the deflection properties of the revo.

So, I then had him tip...
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map the shot then work from there.

Posted 01-23-2020 at 06:11 AM by JazzyJeff87

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A lot of people have already said the same things coming in this post but another way of looking at things might help.

First, we all agree this isn't the easiest shot on the table. So first thing, put the cue ball where the object ball is. Fire it into the long rail on the way down until you find out how much of the long rail you can hit and the ball still fall at moderate to firm speed on your table. Mark that spot just for reference. OK, still using your cue ball on the object ball
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Turning Stone Classic XXXIII: players list, predictions, updates

Posted 01-10-2020 at 06:19 AM by stunshotDAVE

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No Mika or Hatch either.
Grate to see earl in, anyone know if Billy I. Or Danny d., will be present?
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Top 3 Chalks

Posted 01-09-2020 at 11:57 AM by RonRosas

[QUOTE=RonRosas;6554505]1.) Toam Pyro Chalk, can't be beat!
2,) Kamuaii Roku, I usually hate Kamaui but this chalk is awesome.
3.) G2 Chalk

All the rest, Masters, Predator, Blue Diamond are all pretty much the same, these 3 stand out!

And just a dusting of Roku Chalk on my BulletProof Break Tip and I can get insane jump with spin, draw, top! Bulletproofbreaktips.com
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Please return the Tascarella

Posted 01-09-2020 at 10:15 AM by deanoc

i sent don sherman a jackpot cue
he bought it
i figured someone did not get a jackpot since everything was shipped
i woke up one day and looked under the table,in the closet
everywhere i could

i am not demamding anyone to send me a picture

that may sound like a good idea to you,but not to me.

I made a mistake and am not accusing anyone of anything

I am admitting I made a mistake, I would rather forget it than...
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Tad 8 point, mint cond, sale or trade

Posted 01-04-2020 at 05:55 PM by ron3

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In general, pool cues are not generally a sound Investment.
There are always exceptions but in general, absolutely not.

The best aspect of acquiring a high end custom is price protection.
What you paid for the cue will likely not drop due to supply & demand.

The top cue-makers have limited annual production which results in backlog
of work resulting in a long waiting list of several, if not many, years. Those cues
have the best chance
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Developing Expertise In Pool

Posted 12-06-2019 at 09:25 AM by Imac007

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Seems we are getting into areas that are going to be confusing to those that take things literally. Many believe in "muscle memory" as in muscles themselves developing memory. The body seems to be given thinking ability in some of these posts.
I don't think "muscle memory" is completely metaphorical. Just as muscles develop strength over time to perform practiced tasks, the brain and neural pathways controlling...
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Match Of The Century-Orcollo v Van Boening (Nov 7-9),10ball Race to 120 (Sterling VA)

Posted 11-07-2019 at 03:13 PM by Curt

Does anyone know who may be in the booth with upstate Al?
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New to me Snooker table

Posted 11-01-2019 at 07:26 AM by BryanB
Updated 11-13-2019 at 10:18 AM by BryanB

Just picked up a Brunswick Centennial 5x10 Snooker Model C-1. I am unsure of the exact year but somewhere between 1947-1949. It is in decent shape overall. I will be setting it up next week and will take pics then. No plans to do a restoration at this time. Rail rubber seems to be good and the slates are in good shape. I will be re-using the Simonis 860 that was previously installed on it for now. Just to have something to play on. It will be going into my 1400sq/ft shop that also doubles as...
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Home Room Project

Posted 09-30-2019 at 06:20 PM by cjr3559

Exactly one year ago today we broke ground on a home game room for a pool table I’ve been wanting for three decades.

As an anniversary gift to myself, thought I’d start a blog showing the development.

Here’s the spot. We have a detached garage and the new space is built right behind it. Say goodbye to the shed, it’s getting moved further back in the yard.

We did all the proper planning we could to ensure the room would fit a 9’ foot table. The city...
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For Sale: Balabushka GB-23 Like New

Posted 09-14-2019 at 01:46 PM by cuecrazy

Balabushka GB-23 Like New!
Posted Yesterday at 04:55 AM by cuecrazy
Updated Today at 04:41 PM by cuecrazy
Current production cue GB-23 butt.
Custom shaft.
Played 5-7 games.
No scratches or dents.
$650 shipped anywhere in Continental USA
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White Diamond Billiards Super 9-Ball Nov. 9-10th, 2019 (Lafayette, La)

Posted 08-29-2019 at 11:34 PM by terryhanna

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Terry H. You are the very best! Thank you so much! Come by White Diamond Billiards and your RIBEYE and Shrimp dinner and drinks on me!

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efren and straight pool

Posted 08-28-2019 at 03:12 PM by chas1022

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if i remember correctly , ortmann won the 1993 us open ?!
efren played the 2012 world 14.1 by accident , he was there for the world class 3 cushion tournament in the same location .
schmidt vs reyes 2012 was one of the best straight pool finals ive ever saw .
keep in stroke everybody
A friend of mine played with Efrain back in the 90's and Joe was playing straight pool with Dallas West at the time. He played Efrain 9 ball and he asked Efrain does he play straight pool...
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Thomas Wayne $2150

Posted 08-24-2019 at 11:06 AM by boychev

New lower price $2050 shipped
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Shaft collar

Posted 06-21-2019 at 05:49 AM by thoffen

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If he can 'build' an LD shaft, he should have no trouble making the associated ring work to match your butt....if he says he can't, then maybe find another LD shaft builder as he probably has no clue what he is doing and maybe he has someone else making the shafts.
Just my thoughts, good luck.
Dave
Right that's easy to replicate. Maybe he wants to make sure the materials are exactly the same?
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Chris Hightower Cue Building Book

Posted 06-04-2019 at 07:49 AM by Johnny "V"

NM... Just found out that I am getting a new one for fathers day.
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Back to School Once More

Posted 05-29-2019 at 07:42 AM by Nostroke
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So I'm back in High School and as usual I'm confused and can't find my classes etc but i find a pad of 'excuse forms' for class absences and i figure I'll just use these and forget about English for a while. I do so for at least half the year.

Time goes by and I finally decide to begin attending classes-at least one anyway, and to my surprise English is being given by a no beard-still-in-his -prime David Letterman!

Letterman doesn't ask for the excuse form which i haven't...
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A Day's Pay For A Day's Work?

Posted 05-14-2019 at 06:27 PM by Nostroke
Updated 05-26-2019 at 05:18 AM by Nostroke

In 1967/68 i was so busted i worked at a Car Wash- the biggest i had ever seen-On Gervais St in Columbia SC. They only had a small permanent staff because they couldn’t have 40-50 workers getting paid on a rainy or otherwise lousy day with no business. They hired Shapers (guys that showed up hoping to work) on a daily basis and I was “lucky” enough to get picked one beautiful Saturday near dawn.They probably hired 40 extras that day.

The cars were lined up the street, up the hill...
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cue shop for sale

Posted 05-09-2019 at 06:16 PM by SwissChris

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edited post in cue machinery and supplies section for entire cue shop for sale contact me at 913 334 8414 thanks
Pictures might help
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LIVE STREAM: WPA Players Championship, Apr 12-19, 12 p.m. pacific time

Posted 04-18-2019 at 02:40 PM by otrebor22

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LIVE STREAM: WPA Players Championship, Apr 12-19, 12 p.m. pacific time

Posted 04-18-2019 at 02:37 PM by otrebor22

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Please refund the money you owe!!

Posted 03-09-2019 at 08:42 AM by BSummersCues

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After all this id still like to see the cue atleast
It's the purpleheart fullsplice 360 style cue.


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Please refund the money you owe!!

Posted 03-06-2019 at 03:59 PM by BSummersCues

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Good point as I was wondering the same thing. I know cue makers that would never let things go out the door with those issues.
Well I really didnt care I was over dealing with the guy being questioned every other day from the beginning of the build. Believe me this is not his first fallen out with cuemaker. I've had a few different builders contact me that put up with same stuff. Then have to hear this at least once a week that his wife was on his ass when is the cue going to be done....
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Official 14.1 High Runs

Posted 02-16-2019 at 03:39 PM by BluesTele

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All the more reason that for a high run to be official, it should be witnessed to be recognize...
...otherwise we’ll have thousand runs coming outta the woodwork.


my high run is 62 a few years ago. now, whenever i get close to about 50 or so - i choke.
hate this game
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Garden State Pool Tour NJ

Posted 02-12-2019 at 09:44 AM by DFITZPATRICK

Snookers Pub Grill & Billiards
960 Highway 9
South Amboy , NJ

Sunday February 17,2019
Doors open at 11:00am

B+/B/C+/C/D+/D players only
Entry fee:$50.00
2019 tour membership:$20.00

Races depends on skill levels
Double Elimination
Finals one Extended Race
Awards for the Top 3 players

Split chart with B+/B and C to D players if possible.
Progressive 10-Ball Break and Run!!...
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