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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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Siming Chen vs Donny Mills

Posted 02-20-2019 at 09:12 PM by Michael Andros

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KT has zero CB control on the break. Even practicing break b4 match, she keeps letting the CB loose, it spins down between the bottom 2 pockets. Surprising. She plays TONS of 10 / 9 ball.
KT just got WAY outta line o the 8. Played HORRENDOUS safe, left Chen straight in.

9 to 4.
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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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On The Road Again with Perfect Aim....

Posted 01-31-2019 at 11:19 PM by genomachino
Updated 01-31-2019 at 11:26 PM by genomachino

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great news gene
wish you a speedy recovery....
Getting stronger everyday. Plan on contacting some of the pool halls that were interested in having me do The Perfect Aim Seminar. When I do these I explain what Perfect Aim is and how much knowing which eye is dominant for sure will help you find that deadly aim for yourself. It all starts with this and the rest of the game fits into this like a glove. Stance, stroke and the eyes are like a puzzle you have and this will...
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You're Not???

Posted 01-20-2019 at 08:11 AM by Nostroke
Updated 02-28-2019 at 07:27 AM by Nostroke

When i was in my late 20′s, i was enamored with this girl whom i thought was the most beautiful creature on earth. She was just my type-Five foot nothing, 95/100 lbs, long hair, perfect little butt, gorgeous and she glowed..She had recently lost her fairly long term boyfriend and was going through a rough time-feeling overly sad and depressed. She and i had been pretty close both during and after her former relationship.

She slept on her couch every night though her bed was...
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Derek Vigil MD-Atlantis Florida

Posted 01-18-2019 at 06:21 PM by Nostroke
Updated 01-19-2019 at 11:14 AM by Nostroke

I arrived for my initial visit with Dr Vigil a week ago and was handed new patient forms to fill out. The forms had been copied so many times and the letters were so small they were virtually impossible to read in many places. You’d have to be an expert in miniature writing to get your phone number squeezed in where they wanted it. On the top of page 2 were about 8 numbered blank spaces to be filled in with no heading advising what info they were requesting.

I asked the girl at the...
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I Should Have Ducked!

Posted 01-13-2019 at 09:59 AM by Nostroke
Updated 01-16-2019 at 05:44 AM by Nostroke

Early this week was rather cool here in Florida with the high for the day 73 degrees but still, due to the greenhouse effect, my car was boiling inside when i entered for a short drive to my Eye Doctor. Rather than sitting there in the inferno until the A/C finally overtakes the heat, I open a couple of windows and pull away. The temperature inside immediately began dropping with the rush of the cooler outside air.

Things were getting fairly comfortable by the time i reached the...
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Dalr Perry Cue

Posted 11-13-2018 at 07:35 AM by Menelaus10

I have an older Dale Perry Cue with a uni lock joint. I believe it to be ebony with fruit-wood points and what appear to be ivory inlays. I purchased this cue years ago from an auction, but since then I've seen dale's cues come down significantly in price. My cue is beautiful and has a great feel, it also seems to be very well made. Does anyone have any insight as to why his cues now sell for so little?
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Need Help Identifying Vintage Cue

Posted 11-08-2018 at 12:13 PM by HeadCase

It’s an Adam when they were made in Japan I had the same model and it had a sticker.
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2018 Garden State Pool Tour(Open Division Grand Championship)

Posted 11-02-2018 at 07:38 PM by DFITZPATRICK

Sunday November 18,2018
Garden State Pool Tour Open Grand Championship
@Sandcastle Billiards
101 Townsley Street
Edison,NJ

Called 9-Ball
Alternate Breaks / Rack your own / 9 on the Break does not count in the back 2 pockets.
Races are to 7 on the winners side
Races are to 6 on the one lose side
Extended race Finals
3 foul rule is in effect
Jump cues are allowed
Awards for...
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Used Deluxe Cue Smith for sale!

Posted 10-23-2018 at 08:15 AM by cnyncrvr

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STILL FOR SALE!
Buyer was told by mom he could not have a lathe in their condo so it is still for sale. Also the pictures are showing up on my tablet and the full size computers. But they are not showing up on my wife's I Phone. I am not sure if it is an Apple products issue or if it is a phone issue.

Chris, I resized them for you and edited my first post with the resized pictures you emailed me. See if you can view them now on your wifes phone.
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Eddie Farris, Samsara Bar Cue and Castillo Case

Posted 10-05-2018 at 07:35 PM by brumabull

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-Prices are firm with shipping and PayPal fees include in price

-No trades at this time (might consider a partial trade if in my favor)

12.4 Revo shaft (only selling with purchase of one of the cues for $450 extra)
-joint collar has some chips

$850-Eddie Farris ( Cuemaker in Oklahoma)
-Purple Heart nose with 5 Maple points in great condition. Stiff hit on this cue
-Pin- Radial
-Butt- 14.95oz (can go up a little)
-Shaft
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Replacement of the BCA, with A Pool Trust Membership Organization

Posted 08-11-2018 at 04:22 AM by 336Robin
Updated 12-11-2018 at 06:02 AM by 336Robin

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The statement in bold is very true. I ask myself, if that was the main root cause of the decline of Pool, then why hasn't someone thought of creating an organization that would be a membership organization in which people were members that paid some dues to fix what the BCA broke?

Never mind that if you set this organization up as a foundation that saved more than it spent and used the interest off of its growing bankroll in a mutual fund, that Pool would have a permanent source of
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Blood! Blood!

Posted 07-17-2018 at 05:37 AM by Nostroke
Updated 02-07-2019 at 07:01 AM by Nostroke

Back in in the 70’s a friend wanted me to tag along to see this guy in upper Westchester. My buddy, Eric, had found himself in possession of some extremely low quality green leafy material-referred to as ‘headache weed’ back then as no matter how much you consumed, that would be all you got. My friend wasn’t having that, and he told me this guy Spencer was the only person to whom he could unload it. It was only an ounce and If it was tested for THC, you probably couldn’t be prosecuted for it....
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My Dream With Big Paulie (6/23/18)

Posted 06-24-2018 at 12:10 PM by Nostroke
Updated 03-01-2019 at 07:19 AM by Nostroke

I joined what seemed to be a simple men’s hangout club in NYC. I went there every chance i had. It was in a Brownstone with the usual 7-8 cement steps out front. I’m in my 30′s or so.

I hang around for 2-3 weeks there having fun with the guys-Just BSn mostly, talking about fishing, women etc. No one ever talks about the club itself, dues, who owns it or anything similar. None of that enters my mind while im hanging there. I'm just having fun!

So one day 2-3 weeks...
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A Typical Dream For Me

Posted 06-07-2018 at 08:49 AM by Nostroke
Updated 06-27-2018 at 05:33 AM by Nostroke

Along the same lines as my mafia dreams where i screw up every order Gotti gives me, lose or spill ketchup on his suit and wind up going for a long drive in the country with Joe Pesci sitting behind me, Donald Trump last night insisted on lending me his Stradivarius Violin. Things proceeded southward from there. The Stradivarius was in a plain cardboard box so as not to draw unwanted attention.The first thing that goes wrong is when i take it out of the box, some guy rips it up for recycling....
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Quest for 200

Posted 05-25-2018 at 04:34 PM by Straightpool_99

Huge stroke improvement! Adjusted my grip to be a tad firmer with all fingers in contact on ball hit, slowed the backstroke down some, and increased the back pause! Wow, I fell into sick stroke! Ran 80 balls like butter and got a kick. Then a 52 just goofing around with insane stroke shots in there and a 30 unfinished. Not too shabby, but still my focus is not quite good enough for 3 digits. I keep fading out.

I suspect it's from being overweight. I'm going on a very harsh diet, to...
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Quest for 200, day one

Posted 05-18-2018 at 04:39 PM by Straightpool_99

Well the results are in, and they are not good!

Spent 2.5 hours at the pool hall. Broke 50 only once. I'm disgusted. I recon at this point I'm as far away from running 200 as I am from running 100 meters in under 10 seconds! But I also think I can fix it, I just need more time.

Problem: My stroke has suffered more than I feared. My draw is weak and I can't stroke the breakshots with confidence, because I jerk the forward swing. TERRIBLE. I also think I'm not playing...
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Quest for 200

Posted 05-17-2018 at 02:02 AM by Straightpool_99

Well, the first day didn't go as planned. Couldn't even get started properly before I was interrupted by a phone call and had to leave. The short warm-up session showed me something important, though. I missed a couple of shots by throwing them out of the pocket. Otherwise my stroke seemed to not have suffered too much from my lay-off. Touch was decent, draw lacked a bit of power, otherwise ok.

In order to run 200, all such English-misses must be avoided. For my first REAL training...
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Respect Finally

Posted 05-16-2018 at 10:04 AM by Nostroke
Updated 05-26-2018 at 03:53 PM by Nostroke

In 9th grade, due to some academic and disciplinary problems that occurred at a Catholic school, i had to switch to a Public School. Ninth grade was the last year of Jr High back then and i was the new guy thrust in with kids who had gone to school together for two years minimum, and many who had been together since kindergarten.

All the “cool kids” dressed in the style of the day whereas previously i had worn a school uniform. I didn’t have any cool clothes and...
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My efforts to become a 200 ball runner, the (re)beginning

Posted 05-15-2018 at 10:10 PM by Straightpool_99

A few months ago I announced on the forum that I was quitting pool. Well, I'm an addict and I had no chance. I must accept what I cannot change. I've bought back my cue and I'm ready to start anew.

Status: Haven't touched cue in about 6 months, and my game was on the downslide way before that. No idea where it is at this moment. Physically, I'm middle-aged, flabby and not in good shape. Neither of those facts are acceptable.

Goal of day one: Run 50 balls. Modest, but...
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Worst ER ever?

Posted 05-04-2018 at 06:58 AM by Nostroke
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WORST ER EVER?
This past Tuesday 4/17, I fell and broke my elbow/arm (hairline fracture), tripping over one of those ‘manhole covers’ in a gas station within 30 yds of my home. The covers were raised at least an inch off the surface. Admittedly, the one that got me may have been painted orange (There were several in the area- both painted and unpainted) but 2 cars were coming at me from 2 different directions and my attention was on them. After my foot made direct contact with the cover....
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Very Rare Gus Szamboti Purpleheart Cue

Posted 04-17-2018 at 12:13 PM by acho7

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[IMG][/IMG]Very Rare Gus Szamboti Purpleheart Cue

"Gus Szamboti Cue: SW 19.6 oz. 3 original shafts: 2 are 12 3/4 mm in very good condition; 1 is 13 mm in very good to excellent condition. This particular cue is very rare for several reasons. The cue is all original, meaning that Gus Szamboti is the only cue maker to do any work on this cue. The shafts, finish, and
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