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Forum: Main Forum 07-13-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,718
Posted By angluse
Maybe the premise of this thread has already been...

Maybe the premise of this thread has already been pegged as nonsense, but in case there are any who are reading this, wondering which is the better table to buy...

Up until a month ago, I didn't...
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 06-14-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,199
Posted By angluse
Yes, all the scratches came out. Wet sand. If...

Yes, all the scratches came out. Wet sand. If not, definitely wear a mask.
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 06-13-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,199
Posted By angluse
When mine came from Classic Billiards, I noticed...

When mine came from Classic Billiards, I noticed those fine scratches too. I assumed they were just milling marks / sand scratches.
I just wet sanded mine, with 600 to start, then 1000-1500-2000...
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 06-07-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,447
Posted By angluse
Sent you a PM. When I pulled cloth that a...

Sent you a PM.

When I pulled cloth that a mechanic had lightly glued with 3M 77 at pockets, the glue had picked up debris and I think it would have been difficult to remove that. Plus it had...
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 06-06-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,433
Posted By angluse
I got a T-Rail table in 2004. Before that, it...

I got a T-Rail table in 2004. Before that, it was assembled and in play. When I tore it down, no cracks. It was in storage from 2004-2016. Finally set up in 2016, still no cracks.
When it was...
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 05-21-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,716
Posted By angluse
8' OS Brunswick 20th Century

In the AZ For Sale forum.

https://forums.azbilliards.com/showthread.php?p=6400804#post6400804

Just raising to attention here lest it become buried in FS forum. If I shouldn't have posted...
Forum: For Sale Items 05-21-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By angluse
8 OS Brunswick 20th Century, circa 1940

8’ oversize Brunswick 20th Century, from 1940.

Posting this for a league mate. Purchased around 1976, table hasn’t moved since. Was never commercially installed, two previous owners had as...
Forum: For Sale Items 04-17-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By angluse
Nice 9' Brunswick Pfister in Northern CA

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/spo/d/fairfield-antique-pool-table-finders-fee/6863974224.html

This guy's offering $1k finder's fee if you can locate him a buyer, presumably only if at his asking...
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 04-16-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By angluse
**I'm not a mechanic** I would think that...

**I'm not a mechanic**

I would think that particle board slate backing isn't great for stapling into, more than once or twice.

What say you, actual mechanics?
Forum: For Sale Items 04-11-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,502
Posted By angluse
Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
Forum: For Sale Items 04-03-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By angluse
--Sold-- Brunswick Centennial balls - decent used condition

--Sold--

Brunswick Centennial Balls. Used, in decent condition.

--Sold--
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 04-03-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By angluse
Good question. I would have to measure them...

Good question. I would have to measure them again, carefully this time.



Maybe one reason is that in the foldover of cloth, I didn't trim a triangle out, so there's extra cloth thickness at...
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 04-01-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By angluse
Unfortunately the GCs I play on all the time are...

Unfortunately the GCs I play on all the time are small. One of them is 4 1/4", one other is 3 7/8", and the rest are all 4". Yes, it hasn't been fun and I had to do something to improve my...
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 04-01-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By angluse
I used a serrated knife, then an angle air...

I used a serrated knife, then an angle air grinder with 120 roloc disc, and finished with a sanding block. Soapy water on that knife definitely helps.

I tested first on old cushions, a sharp...
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 03-31-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By angluse
Sub-Rail extensions on an old Brunswick, done.

Sub-rail extensions are done, rails covered and table is back together. When setup by a mechanic before, the cushions were installed too high. Now that cushion noses are at the correct height, it...
Forum: Main Forum 03-27-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,381
Posted By angluse
My regular place has Artemis K55...

My regular place has Artemis K55 ('Intercontinental 66") on some of their GCs and Superspeeds on others, all setup by the same guy. I honestly cannot tell a difference. But even at $225 your Ebay...
Forum: Main Forum 03-22-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By angluse
Brunswick table model ID and opinions

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/fuo/d/el-dorado-hills-pool-table/6842128953.html

It's in good condition by the looks, but hard to tell how old. Some reviews say avoid all low- to medium-grade...
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 03-17-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By angluse
Bondo and contact cement

At the end of the sub-rail where the facings used to be, and now the extension is attached, the old wood is a bit chewed up in places. The new cushion will be attaching across this...
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 03-07-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By angluse
After much reading, I started to overthink. ...

After much reading, I started to overthink.
Since I have a can of Weldwood here, some almost-new MBS cushion rubber I just removed, I will test it on some 2x4s, see if I can get comfortable with...
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 03-04-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By angluse
Cushion glue preference - in California

I know this has been discussed earlier, but I'm guessing the California formulations may be different than those sold in other states.

Do you prefer:

A. 3M Neoprene Adhesive 10...
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 02-25-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By angluse
Reused, tacked in featherstrips

I don't remember seeing this one in the 'shoddy work' thread. Common?
I guess I should be thankful they weren't glued in. Rrrrr.
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 02-19-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By angluse
Advantages to Neoprene facings

Recently I ordered standard 1/8" cloth covered facings from Muellers, haven't installed them yet. I'm wondering now what might be the advantage to using the same thickness facings in Neoprene? ...
Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 02-05-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By angluse
Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 02-05-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By angluse
Looking for info on Huebler cue

Here is a Huebler from a league mate. This was a custom order, as he recalled? I haven't seen these rings in other threads.

What do you guys think? Approximate year of manufacture? If not a...
Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 01-29-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 41,423
Posted By angluse
Here is a Huebler from a league mate. Was a...

Here is a Huebler from a league mate. Was a custom order, he said? I haven't seen these rings in this thread, but I haven't looked much elsewhere.

What do you guys think? Approximate year of...
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