Recent content by BarneyCalip

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    Photo of Gene Stary

    I am looking for photos of Gene Stary at the old California Billiard s in San Jose Ca. Pictures of Al the Plumber, Dennis Seacey, etc.... Early 1970 Thanks
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    Happy 240th Birthday US Marines

    Enjoy your day Marines. Say a prayer for our fallen brothers. Semper Fidelis.
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    Chinese Players hit the Cue Ball Harder ????

    I have noticed that they hit the cue ball harder. Wu Jia Qing pounds the cue ball. Ko Pin Yi hits them softer, he occasionally will slow roll a ball. It was a great match, Hill Hill between them......Ko won.
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    Does Shane VanBoening have a sponsor?

    Shane played great against Orcollo. He wore a blue jacket and I am sure his sponsors appreciated that !!!!!!!!!! :mad: It could be that they are not allowing players to show their sponsors on there clothing? Does anybody know?
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    Happy Memorial Day

    Today we remember our Fallen Brothers and Sisters with great Sorrow and Happiness. We live in a great country thanks to those who sacrificed there lives for us. RIP James Cook Carlin, Semper Fi....................
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    Joe Tucker Laser Trainer

    I tried to buy Joe Tucker's Laser Trainer but did not see it in his website. Tried to contact him but, I got a Host error that said my email was not private. Not sure how tovget hold of him, BarneyCalip.
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    Joe Tucker Products

    I want to order some of Joe's products. I submitted my question on Joe's website site and got a warning that anyone could see my Phone Number and could not send it. :( Here is what I tried to send to Joe. Joe, I was told I am Left eye dominant. I switched six months ago after playing with my...
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    Any updates on California Billiards?

    Family Billiards Cole Dickson Memorial Jaden do you mean the Cole Dickson Memorial. I believe it is June 28 and 29 at Family Billiards in San Francisco. Here is a picture of Cole Dickson at California Billiards Club Mountain View
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    Hiow Do You replace Cushions

    I have a 1923 Brunswick Balke Collender Monarch Table. I am looking to put the best rubber, is Artemis the best? I have seen them replaced by hand, by a local mechanic. I noticed that the rubber was not even it was wavy. Someone told me they used jigs in 1923 to make sure they were even across...
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    I just watched the latest TAR podcast with Efren and Shane. JCIN announced that this was the last TAR event, I am hard of hearing. I hope, that this isn't the case? Best Wishes to JCIN and TAR.
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    The Lizzard

    What can you tell me about Steven James Smith aka the Lizzard.
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    Ray Martin

    Ray was going to make a Instructional Pool Video, has it come out? Does anyone know how he is doing? Hoping he goes to th Derby this year, would like to take a lesson.
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    Wondering if I should go to Tunica

    I have been and played at the Derby but never been to Tunica. I love to see all the Pro's and Action. I do miss Louisville though it was the best. Living in Mountain View Ca. it does cost a pretty penny to fly and stay for 2 weeks. Would hate to go there and find out lot of the Pro's will not...
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    Wondering about Bobby Hunter Cue

    I have always wanted a 60 inch ivory jointed cue from Bobby Hunter. Would like a plain cue for around $1500. Not sure what his cues go for, can't aces his website on my IPAD? I heard he lives in Chicago? Wondering if I would be better off, pay to pay Bobby for lessons for a month instead of a...
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    Who makes the Best Rack

    I have a Sardo Rack which works great but it is too slow. I use my Diamond wooden rack which works great. Looking for something new. I once saw a rack that only had two sides, which folded nicely. You could fit it into your case.