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Forum: Main Forum Today, 04:36 AM
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Posted By jrctherake
Most all seasoned players "that I know", read...

Most all seasoned players "that I know", read that stuff at the onset of becoming serious.

People that have not read at least that much material but, claim to be a serious player that's trying to...
Forum: Main Forum Today, 04:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By jrctherake
OP: What brand and size table was it? ...

OP:

What brand and size table was it?

BTW, if all object balls had to hit the heart of the pocket to be accepted, well...lol....even the biggest killers wouldn't be able to run even the...
Forum: Main Forum Today, 02:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,891
Posted By jrctherake
From my understanding, the Z shafts have a...

From my understanding, the Z shafts have a modified conical taper.

The P-Lite pechauer 11.75mm shaft's taper is very close to the Z taper.

Jeff
Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By jrctherake
In general: Weight loss without regard to...

In general:

Weight loss without regard to health = calories in vs calories out.

For health purposes (and athletes in certain sports) = calorie in vs calories out with the macronutrients...
Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,891
Posted By jrctherake
Oh, I know. I was talking about others that do...

Oh, I know. I was talking about others that do that. Not you. You've always gave the answers the Op was asking when deflection was the concern.

:thumbup:

Jeff
Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 03:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,628
Posted By jrctherake
OP: Lessons are worthwhile to anyone thats...

OP:

Lessons are worthwhile to anyone thats willing to take them.

The best players on the planet get help from time to time....

Jeff
Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 12:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,570
Posted By jrctherake
There have been a couple others that went to...

There have been a couple others that went to Efren and beat him for the cheese and was never invited back.

Funny how none of the "Efren's the greatest player that ever played" fans never mention...
Forum: Main Forum 12-09-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,891
Posted By jrctherake
If possible, I think I would like 0 deflection. I...

If possible, I think I would like 0 deflection. I don't believe that's possible but, I would like to try it if it's ever offered.

Diameter and deflection isn't always a 1:1 ratio. As you know,...
Forum: Main Forum 12-09-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,891
Posted By jrctherake
The OP made it clear he was interested in...

The OP made it clear he was interested in performance and nothing else.

I just love it when someone asks a question about low deflection and people start spewing out:

Visual aids (white...
Forum: Main Forum 12-09-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,107
Posted By jrctherake
Yes, Dennis was worn out. Not making excuses for...

Yes, Dennis was worn out. Not making excuses for his losses but, if he had been a bit more rested, I believe his losses would have been much, much closer.

Even world champions have breaking...
Forum: Main Forum 12-09-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,891
Posted By jrctherake
If you truly don't care about anything but...

If you truly don't care about anything but playability, revo is for you.

Why revo? Revo is lower in deflection than bcue, Jacoby black, mezz, go custom, cuetec etc...etc

Again, if deflection is...
Forum: Main Forum 12-09-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,628
Posted By jrctherake
Maybe you should take a break from pool in...

Maybe you should take a break from pool in general or maybe try a different game.

If I spend to much time playing 9 and 10 ball, I get bored quick. To help bring the interest back, I change to...
Forum: Main Forum 12-08-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,937
Posted By jrctherake
I agree. I had much rather play a pro in 9...

I agree.

I had much rather play a pro in 9 and 10 ball with the breaks and BIH vs playing the ghost. The ghost NEVER misses a ball but, pros do. They don't miss often but, rarely is more often...
Forum: Main Forum 12-08-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By jrctherake
All good points... Yes, it's usually easy to...

All good points...

Yes, it's usually easy to pick the dangerous players out by just being aware of my surrounding and paying attention to the details of conversations and even facial expressions...
Forum: Main Forum 12-07-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,937
Posted By jrctherake
You weren't asking me but, I've got a little...

You weren't asking me but, I've got a little experience with it playing a several pros over the last ~3 years.

My comparison is:

I've bet the rail I would beat the 10 ball ghost for "x" amount....
Forum: Main Forum 12-07-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By jrctherake
Lol....I hear ya. I was a much better coach...

Lol....I hear ya.

I was a much better coach and trainer than I was at competition itself.

I got a few old pics from the mr. AL from late 70's and early 80's. Best I placed in the al was 3rd in...
Forum: Main Forum 12-07-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,383
Posted By jrctherake
Great minds think alike sir...

Great minds think alike sir...
Forum: Main Forum 12-07-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,383
Posted By jrctherake
You may get what you need but, it may not be what...

You may get what you need but, it may not be what you want..
Forum: Main Forum 12-07-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By jrctherake
I was a state level bodybuilder for a number of...

I was a state level bodybuilder for a number of years. After I stopped competing, I opened a private gym in order to train others.

During my competition years, I just assumed most didn't have the...
Forum: Main Forum 12-07-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By jrctherake
In my experience, especially with pool, people...

In my experience, especially with pool, people almost always go from one extreme to the other. Very few actually stay with it "whole heartedly" but, rather just coast thru, just hitting balls and not...
Forum: Main Forum 12-07-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,383
Posted By jrctherake
Exactly. All the world beaters are gonna say...

Exactly.

All the world beaters are gonna say ~4.5" pockets are huge and way to big for pros eventhough, pros miss on 4.5" pockets more often than most think.

Sure, the elite move through 4.5"...
Forum: Main Forum 12-07-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By jrctherake
OP, everything, not just pool is like that. ...

OP, everything, not just pool is like that.

The old saying:

If it was easy, everyone would do it.....



Lol....well, it's not easy but, most everyone is doing it. Thing is, most only think...
Forum: Main Forum 12-07-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,383
Posted By jrctherake
IMO, all tables should have the same pocket size....

IMO, all tables should have the same pocket size. Furthermore, I think it would be a good idea for all tables to be the same size....8, 9 or 10 foot....doesn't matter which but, just make one size...
Forum: Main Forum 12-07-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,228
Posted By jrctherake
PT, correct me if I'm wrong but, I think your...

PT, correct me if I'm wrong but, I think your saying we learn from our mistakes.

Like you, I'm certain that Filler learned "a" valuable lesson at the MC.

Having said that, some people have to...
Forum: Main Forum 12-05-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,253
Posted By jrctherake
Every other player in most rooms are sporting way...

Every other player in most rooms are sporting way nicer looking cues than most any sneaky.

IMO, a sneaky is a sign of a better player. :wink: Most of the really good players that I have came...
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