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Forum: Aiming Conversation Yesterday, 11:02 PM
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Posted By Bob Jewett
Duckie, I am absolutely certain that nothing I...

Duckie, I am absolutely certain that nothing I have to say will ever be of any benefit to you. I'm just letting you know so you don't have to waste your time in the future pointing out to me that...
Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Bob Jewett
I was doing a lot of sitting in a match with...

I was doing a lot of sitting in a match with Thorsten Hohmann. Does that count?

Well, not that much sitting. He ran 100-and-out in about 24 minutes.
Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 06:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,615
Posted By Bob Jewett
How many players during Hendry's run had a ton of...

How many players during Hendry's run had a ton of centuries in a season? Could the competition be a little stiffer now?
Forum: Main Forum 08-10-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By Bob Jewett
An "English eight ball" table, also called...

An "English eight ball" table, also called "blackball", may be what you need. For this purpose it looks just like a snooker table with rounded pockets. They seem to come in both 7-foot and 6-foot...
Forum: Main Forum 08-10-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 959
Posted By Bob Jewett
The last time I tried a chlorine-based product on...

The last time I tried a chlorine-based product on a set of pool balls, it made them turn purple. If anyone tries that, please let us know how it turns out. I think mine eventually recovered.
Forum: Main Forum 08-10-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Bob Jewett
Here is part of Matchroom's announcement from...

Here is part of Matchroom's announcement from four days ago (August 6th, 2020):

The 2020 US Open Pool Championship, originally scheduled for April 13-18, 2020 and postponed due to the Covid-19...
Forum: Main Forum 08-10-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 921
Posted By Bob Jewett
Gerald Huber (GreenFeltguy)...

Gerald Huber (GreenFeltguy) (https://forums.azbilliards.com/member.php?u=81428) hasn't been on the site for two years. Here's the book:

554757
Forum: Main Forum 08-10-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 921
Posted By Bob Jewett
Maybe on average but the extremes are...

Maybe on average but the extremes are similar.:wink:

Because carom tables have faster cloth they have to be more level or the players would scream. On a pool table, you can reduce the roll-offs by...
Forum: Snooker 08-10-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 11,329
Posted By Bob Jewett
If you had told me earlier I could have sent you...

If you had told me earlier I could have sent you some yellow squash and some romaine lettuce both of which were excess producers. Sorry, not Rocket which the innerwebz tells me is "fresh, tart,...
Forum: Main Forum 08-09-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 921
Posted By Bob Jewett
Except the carom table had Simonis 300 or...

Except the carom table had Simonis 300 or equivalent.
Forum: Ask The Instructor 08-09-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By Bob Jewett
I think anyone who thinks they actually hit up on...

I think anyone who thinks they actually hit up on the cue ball needs to look at one picture from the side taken when they think they are doing that.

But to actually answer your rhetorical...
Forum: Main Forum 08-09-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,060
Posted By Bob Jewett
Is this the thread? They seem to have erased the...

Is this the thread? They seem to have erased the offer. Personally, I think it would be better if sellers could not delete or edit the original post. Maybe add to it would be OK.
...
Forum: Main Forum 08-09-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,060
Posted By Bob Jewett
I assume that means you did not personally know...

I assume that means you did not personally know the member you contacted who said that Charmaine was legit. It is fairly easy to get accounts here. Just get three or four and give yourselves lots of...
Forum: Main Forum 08-09-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,615
Posted By Bob Jewett
He must have brushed the top of the brown with...

He must have brushed the top of the brown with his stick on the wild follow-through. I didn't see the brown move, and neither did the ref, but Liang may have felt the contact.
Forum: 14.1 Pool 08-09-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Bob Jewett
Bruni saw that the cue ball was going to scratch...

Bruni saw that the cue ball was going to scratch and he smashed it into the pocket with his cue stick.

In some tournaments like the last several US Open 14.1 tournaments, touching the cue ball on...
Forum: Main Forum 08-09-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By Bob Jewett
Here is your room with a 60-inch set of buffer...

Here is your room with a 60-inch set of buffer zones around the walls. That will allow a 2-inch backstroke with a 58-inch cue. Those are 6-foot and 5-foot rulers.

The playing surface has to fit...
Forum: Main Forum 08-09-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,060
Posted By Bob Jewett
Well, maybe, but... the OP said he was not sure...

Well, maybe, but... the OP said he was not sure which country he/she/it lived in. If it's the Philippines as Marc suspects, what is the best way forward?
Forum: Main Forum 08-09-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,303
Posted By Bob Jewett
I guess people are still looking for a set of...

I guess people are still looking for a set of colors that works on TV. I think they need to put the 3/5 red/orange further apart. The 4/5 pink/orange on some sets is very hard for me to distinguish....
Forum: Main Forum 08-09-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By Bob Jewett
1. Roll past the 5 ball and play it back to the...

1. Roll past the 5 ball and play it back to the pocket you are standing by.

2. Thin the right side of the 5 and bring the cue ball off the foot rail with right side to park behind the 8. A chance...
Forum: Main Forum 08-09-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By Bob Jewett
One pocket play needs a significantly different...

One pocket play needs a significantly different skill set than the three more common games. Including 1P results would move the ratings around some.

On the other hand, there is no reason that...
Forum: Main Forum 08-09-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,615
Posted By Bob Jewett
I think you have to get DAZN. The qualification...

I think you have to get DAZN. The qualification rounds were free.

Here is the remaining schedule for today. Starts in an hour and a half, but the scoring takes a few minutes to start after the...
Forum: Main Forum 08-09-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By Bob Jewett
With that pole, you don't have room for any size...

With that pole, you don't have room for any size of table. Here's how your experience will be:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOQaZJiMm2g

If you can get rid of the pole, for example with a...
Forum: For Sale Items 08-08-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 89
Posted By Bob Jewett
American Billiard Review magazine

American Billiard Review was published on the East Coast from about 1970 to 1977. I have some extra copies of about 20 issues during that time. They are large-format like newspapers, about 11x17.
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Forum: Main Forum 08-08-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,527
Posted By Bob Jewett
The rule of thumb where I worked (on projects...

The rule of thumb where I worked (on projects that were part of larger projects) was to take the time estimate from the engineers, triple it and also take the next higher unit of time:

2 weeks -->...
Forum: Main Forum 08-08-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By Bob Jewett
The WSR currently read like this: If no foul...

The WSR currently read like this:

If no foul is committed on the break shot, the shooter may choose to play a “push out” as his shot. He must make his intention known to the referee, and then...
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