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    Which is more popular in England? Pool or snooker!

    BBC peak viewing figures for the World Snooker final this year 4.5 million.
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    Black Crown Pool Tables - Black Crown i vs Black Crown ii?

    Pockets like garbage cans and inconsistent rails, build quality is suspect to say the least. Not even in the same ballpark as a Gold crown.
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    WORLD POOL CHAMPIONSHIP (6-10 June2021) Champion $50K

    Probably better to start a Shane excuses thread, it could be a long one.
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    Stolen cues alert! Lafayette LA last Monday night.

    Well since he's doing such a bang up job with all the children with cancer I'm sure he has time to find Scotts cues.
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    Stolen cues alert! Lafayette LA last Monday night.

    for next time https://www.apple.com/ca/airtag/
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    Brunswick Monarch Mission Style B circa 1909

    I have come across one of these for sale in 9ft, it's in the home of the original owner and is in nice condition. I am trying to come up with a value for it but have a couple questions. I believe these came with Monarch rubbers, what would be the best playing replacement without sub rail work...
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    Best Non commercial tables

    Looking for a used 9ft and wondering what the best playing home style tables are worth looking at, no buckets and no ugly tables either :) I always had a soft spot for the balke collender style
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    Whitten 2 X 4 Case

    Whitten 2 x 4 case with some minor wear on the bottom and the inside of the lid, otherwise in nice condition. Sold sold sold thanks
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    TNT Purple Heart/Bacote Jump Break Cue

    TNT Purple Heart/Bacote Jump Break Cue. Phenolic tip & ferrule, new thread pins with phenolic inserts much stronger than original. Very nice condition. $200 shipped lower 48 Shipped within the US no customs or duty. buyer pays Paypal.
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    Some wood

    I am moving house and have a bunch of lats and veneers of wood. Just want to see if there is any interest or worth in it before it gets binned which would be a shame but if it's value is less than shipping then I guess it gets thrown Sizes and qty's are rough estimate tbc, this wood has been...
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    Phenolic-Juma-Taps-Pins-Delrin-Thread Mill etc

    sold fast, thanks for all the calls lol phones on fire. Left over supplies from repair business sold as a total lot, sorry I will not separate it's all or nothing so please don't ask thanks. Lots of Linen phenolic, Delrin, nylon, juma, carbon fiber, Aircraft alloy rod and tube of all sizes...
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    Magic Rack New cloth madness

    Haven't been on a pool table in over a year but went out to try out a few things that I had been thinking about. I got asked for a game by one of the locals and we played on a on a Brunswick Metro (big Pockets) with new cloth and a magic rack. What a silly game it turned out to be, soft tap...
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    Radial Blanks

    Who has the best radial blanks, need 2 right now, must be at least 30" should have put WTB in the title sorry :) Thanks
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    Death of a sport (Long post)

    It does not feel like 40 years but checking my calendar, noticing my 55th birthday cards on the mantle and admiring the slippers I received as a gift from my wife and the boys it shocks me into the realization that it is indeed 40 years. 40 years since I first picked up a cue in anger, I...
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    Touch of Dead Center (Dr Dave?)

    I almost never hit center ball (along the vertical axis) I will strike just above or below and adjust speed to get what I need. Now here’s my thinking and correct me if I am wrong (what on AZ???:grin:) With a dead center strike it feels like you are absorbing the whole mass of the CB, the CB...
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