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    Antique rail bolts stripped. Need to know how to fix them

    I am recovering an 1905 pool table. It has the old style rail bolts with two holes that bolt into the slate however, the holes are stripped out*****EDIT: the holes on the table not the holes on the bolt*****. Is there any way to fix this issue? I was thinking drill bigger and put in a heli...
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    Identifying rail rubber

    Got another one for you guys. I have a set of rails off of a Handy, but when I pulled it off it is considerably bigger than k55. It's almost a1/16 th wider and to the noise is almost an 1/8 th inch. Don't have pics right now but I'm comparing it to brand new k55 and it is easily bigger. Any ideas.
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    how to differentiate between rail rubber

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    how to differentiate between rail rubber

    ironically i took pics with both i only uploaded the ones with micrometer cause i figured it was more accurate. Here are the others. Not sure of make of table because that plate is long gone and only markings i could find was where it was stamped slate so that helps none. I do know its an old...
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    how to differentiate between rail rubber

    Ok so I was able to get over there and here is what I found. The rail rubber from base (part you glue) to nose is .831 inch or 21.12mm. The width of the base is 1.047in or 26.46mm. From what I can tell from the pic I found on one of the sites, this appears to be closest to the u23 profile...
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    how to differentiate between rail rubber

    Is there a foolproof way to differentiate between the rail rubbers when replacing the rubber on a table? I thought it was color but this person swears up and down it is k-66 on his table. How do i know for sure which one to use?
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    Radius of the cut of a leather wrap

    Does anyone know the exact radius that needs to be cut at the top and bottom of a leather wrap. I am trying to design something in a 3d program and i need the exact radius for both the top and bottom of the leather wrap . I think i remember it being in my cue man book but I don't have it here...
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    Having problems separating joint protectors after finishing

    Ok first off i don't have sanding mandrels. I know that is one option however, I have made probably 20 or 30 sets without issue until now. Im using a super glue finish. I have tried leaving them on my drive pins and then screwing them together after finishing. I have tried leaving them...
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    viking weight bolt

    Does anyone know or can check the size and thread of a Viking weight bolt. Im making something for a friend that has a Viking and i don't have access to the stick at this time. If someone knows please let me know. I think it is the same size as a Joss.
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    Stack leather wrap video

    There was a stack leather wrap video on cue components that he sold for like 10 bucks. I have seen the "short version" on youtube. ( However there are some gaps in there. Does the real one show more or is it just this part and then another part that...
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    Copy joint

    ok so I have this guy what wants me toe reproduce these two joint collars on to some sneaky peats. (he bought out Danny Veighs when they went out of business so he has I believe fifty of just the shafts with no butts) And it looks pretty straight forward I think. it looks like I can buy the...
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    simonis video

    Has anyone ever seen the Simonis Rail & Bed Cloth Installation Training DVD they sell at Seyberts? Is it on youtube anywhere? I don't mind spending the money but not if i have already seen it. And before someone starts flaming me, no i am not looking for a free copy. I have watched almost...
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    felt coming loose

    I installed a simians 860 hr on a valley table using super 77 spray adhesive as I have in the other 50 or so tables I have done and never had a problem. I got a call from the client saying that the felt had come up at the end. I went out and pulled the felt completely off Cleaned the slate...
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    help identifying tip

    I got this tip an a shaft of a Schon I bought. I have looked around at Muellers and Seyberts to see if I could identify it by one on there but can't seem to. Heres what I know for sure: 1) It has the color of maybe a Moori, but it definitely is not a Moori. 2) It has 6 countable layers...
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    looking for Birdseye maple

    I have a friend with a Richard Black that wants joint protectors made for it and he wants it to match his stick. The forearm is Birdseye maple and I would need enough to do a butt and two shaft protectors. I know I can get full blanks but figured I would see if anyone has any cut offs laying...