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Forum: Main Forum 12-10-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 981
Posted By nibrobus
I just recently had an epiphany regarding my own...

I just recently had an epiphany regarding my own mental game. I frequently fall victim to pre-match anxiety, which leads to "trying too hard" when playing a match of any consequence. In crucial...
Forum: Main Forum 12-07-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By nibrobus
I've hit this shot about a dozen times on a...

I've hit this shot about a dozen times on a crappy bar table haha. On a 9 foot I've only been able to do it a couple times, but it was on new/almost new cloth and very clean balls. Corey doing it in...
Forum: Main Forum 12-06-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By nibrobus
John Kucharo came through my hometown around 20...

John Kucharo came through my hometown around 20 years ago looking for a game. My buddy (who was around 18 or 19 at the time) ended up playing him some one pocket and 9 ball, ended up either even or...
Forum: Main Forum 12-06-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,583
Posted By nibrobus
My best was doing the drill 3 times in a row...

My best was doing the drill 3 times in a row without a miss, 9' table. I also tend to miss only when I lose concentration for a second or shoot out of rhythm (usually too quickly). I've also done the...
Forum: Main Forum 11-26-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 805
Posted By nibrobus
Thornton checking in, work from home so I don't...

Thornton checking in, work from home so I don't get to have a snow day.

Hey Slayer, my mother-in-law lives in Westcliffe and we visit there once in a blue moon. Where do you shoot pool, anywhere...
Forum: Main Forum 10-24-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By nibrobus
I've been playing for about 20 years now and have...

I've been playing for about 20 years now and have owned many different cues, from production to custom ordered cues from both respected names and new guys on the block. I've sold all my cues except...
Forum: Main Forum 10-24-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,495
Posted By nibrobus
I've noticed that guys that play fast/very fast...

I've noticed that guys that play fast/very fast tend to be great shotmakers but their cueball control isn't as tight as some of the slower players. You have exceptions like John Schmidt who plays...
Forum: Main Forum 10-24-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By nibrobus
I love Mezz cues as well and I've had my eye on...

I love Mezz cues as well and I've had my eye on the AXI-151 for a few years now, might pick one up down the road some time. Enjoy your cues for years to come!
Forum: Main Forum 10-16-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By nibrobus
Efren's kick safe at 6:10 of the video is the...

Efren's kick safe at 6:10 of the video is the best kick safe I've ever seen. Seen it several times and it never gets old. There's only one ball on the rail he can get behind and hits it perfect...
Forum: Main Forum 10-11-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,709
Posted By nibrobus
Lock Artist Hair Trigger Deadeye Hawkeye ...

Lock Artist
Hair Trigger
Deadeye
Hawkeye
Sharpshooter
Marksman
Bandolier (holds bullets, get it?)
Bulletproof
SharkBait
Orca (also known as a Killer Whale, known to eat sharks)
Forum: Main Forum 10-09-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,709
Posted By nibrobus
Iron Will (or IronWill) Dauntless Valiant ...

Iron Will (or IronWill)
Dauntless
Valiant
Relentless
Tenacious
Grit
Granite
Resolute
Forged
Forum: Main Forum 10-09-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,709
Posted By nibrobus
Ringer Roadman Road Dog Road Warrior ...

Ringer
Roadman
Road Dog
Road Warrior
Giant Killer
Lionheart
Nerves of Steel
Ice Water
Assassin
Stone Cold
Forum: Main Forum 10-09-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,709
Posted By nibrobus
Stacks (Staxx, some other stylized spelling) ...

Stacks (Staxx, some other stylized spelling)
Dead Money
Easy Money
High Stakes (or just Stakes)
HeavyWeight
Flex
Bankroll
Busted
Forum: Main Forum 10-05-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,308
Posted By nibrobus
Yes, seems like they've shut the doors ...

Yes, seems like they've shut the doors

https://forums.azbilliards.com/showpost.php?p=6489918&postcount=29
Forum: Main Forum 10-02-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,229
Posted By nibrobus
My most memorable shot(s) was a runout I had...

My most memorable shot(s) was a runout I had against one of the best players in my area.

It was the biggest tournament of the year where I play, had about 40 players with added money. This is a...
Forum: Main Forum 09-29-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,242
Posted By nibrobus
Based on the feedback I've gotten in this thread,...

Based on the feedback I've gotten in this thread, I decided to try the 2nd ball break with just below center ball and about a half tip to a full tip or so of inside. Didn't get to practice it before...
Forum: Main Forum 09-28-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,242
Posted By nibrobus
I've actually been experimenting with a Chinese 8...

I've actually been experimenting with a Chinese 8 Ball style break too. Cue ball in a straight line down the middle of the table and draw it back a couple feet. Balls behind the head ball track to...
Forum: Main Forum 09-28-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,242
Posted By nibrobus
Thanks for the question! I don't have a break app...

Thanks for the question! I don't have a break app currently but my buddy had one years ago. My "power" break back then was around 20-22 mph (not world class, I know).

I was finally able to...
Forum: Main Forum 09-28-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,242
Posted By nibrobus
Thank you Dr. Dave! I've actually seen your 8...

Thank you Dr. Dave! I've actually seen your 8 ball break video and read your 8 ball strategies page and it's a wealth of good info (as is the rest of your site). I believe I was applying too much...
Forum: Main Forum 09-28-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,242
Posted By nibrobus
I really appreciate all the responses thus far,...

I really appreciate all the responses thus far, great info and advice! 8 ball is not a win in our format; if it goes in the breaker has the choice to spot the 8 and continue shooting or have re-rack...
Forum: Main Forum 09-28-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,242
Posted By nibrobus
8 Ball Break - Hitting the 2nd Ball

Hey guys, just had a question for those of you who are proponents of hitting the 2nd ball on your 8 ball break (either ball behind the head ball).

What english/spin do you like to use when using...
Forum: Main Forum 09-27-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,792
Posted By nibrobus
Beautiful cue! I've been playing with the same...

Beautiful cue! I've been playing with the same Mezz EC-7 for about 10 years now and it's the only cue I've kept; gone through about 20 cues since I started playing including some custom orders...
Forum: Main Forum 09-25-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By nibrobus
The adjustments I make tend to be more about the...

The adjustments I make tend to be more about the way I'm playing rather than my opponent.

For example, if I'm having trouble making balls on the break I'll play with the cue ball position in the...
Forum: Main Forum 09-19-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,313
Posted By nibrobus
Welcome Mr. Glenn and thank you for allowing us a...

Welcome Mr. Glenn and thank you for allowing us a peek of your awe-inspiring collection! I am a huge Efren fan (like many others) and was wondering what cue he is currently playing with now? I have...
Forum: Main Forum 09-11-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By nibrobus
I've used the super slo-mo on my phone several...

I've used the super slo-mo on my phone several times in our local weekly tourney. Every player that's asked me to watch the hit has loved the feature. There's been 2 or 3 times where the naked eye...
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