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Forum: Aiming Conversation Today, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Patrick Johnson
I don't recall hearing the claim that a swoop...

I don't recall hearing the claim that a swoop stroke lengthens contact time, but I'm sure that's part of somebody's claim that it produces "more spin". As I'm sure you know, a swoop stroke is just a...
Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 06:45 PM
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Posted By Patrick Johnson
You mean 23 hours 59 minutes, right? pj ...

You mean 23 hours 59 minutes, right?

pj
chgo
Forum: Aiming Conversation Yesterday, 06:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 507
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Contact time changes with force, tip offset and...

Contact time changes with force, tip offset and even tip hardness, in a normal range of 1-2 ms. That's all been demonstrated in clear and convincing ways. The theory of controlling contact time...
Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,161
Posted By Patrick Johnson
What kind of shot is that? pj chgo

What kind of shot is that?

pj
chgo
Forum: Ask The Instructor Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Funny, I thought you liked CTE. Yeah, we...

Funny, I thought you liked CTE.


Yeah, we know.

pj
chgo
Forum: Aiming Conversation Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 507
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Who do you think says otherwise? pj chgo

Who do you think says otherwise?

pj
chgo
Forum: Main Forum 11-10-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,161
Posted By Patrick Johnson
You mean people read the stuff posted here? ...

You mean people read the stuff posted here?

Ruh roh...

pj <- that changes everything
chgo
Forum: Main Forum 11-10-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,161
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Yeah, that's what I assume he meant, and what I...

Yeah, that's what I assume he meant, and what I think he's mistaken about - the OB will slide as much with outside spin as with center ball, just in a slightly different direction. What changes...
Forum: Aiming Conversation 11-10-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 507
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Yep - whatever visualization helps you do the...

Yep - whatever visualization helps you do the right things is the right visualization, whether or not it's technically accurate. The ones I like best do both.

pj
chgo
Forum: Main Forum 11-10-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,161
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Me too - except for the snooker part. ...

Me too - except for the snooker part.


Sure - it's the shots that don't need spin for shape that I question its use.

pj
chgo
Forum: Aiming Conversation 11-10-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 507
Posted By Patrick Johnson
They're not alone in that - lots of pool players...

They're not alone in that - lots of pool players have also said they think "timing" and "stroke quality" are about extending tip/ball contact time.

pj
chgo
Forum: Aiming Conversation 11-10-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 507
Posted By Patrick Johnson
...duplicate post...

...duplicate post...
Forum: Main Forum 11-10-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,161
Posted By Patrick Johnson
As Bob says, there's a big difference between...

As Bob says, there's a big difference between pros doing it and imperfect human players. It will most likely decrease our shotmaking percentage but increase theirs.

pj
chgo
Forum: Aiming Conversation 11-10-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 507
Posted By Patrick Johnson
The idea that contact time can be meaningfully...

The idea that contact time can be meaningfully controlled with your stroke (or that it would make any meaningful difference if you could) has been repeatedly debunked.

I think "good timing" means...
Forum: Main Forum 11-10-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,161
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Impossible. For example, to give the CB "instant...

Impossible. For example, to give the CB "instant natural roll" you have to hit it with 80% of maximum follow. That amount of follow can't be transferred to an OB even with a straight shot and...
Forum: Main Forum 11-10-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,765
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Not yet, but I'll check it out. Yes, and...

Not yet, but I'll check it out.


Yes, and on cut angle and amount of spin. Common wisdom is that throw:
- decreases with more speed
- increases with more cut angle up to half ball
- decreases...
Forum: Main Forum 11-10-2019, 03:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,161
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Yes. Plus new aiming variables (squirt/swerve)...

Yes. Plus new aiming variables (squirt/swerve) and fewer position options.

It’s a bad trade.

pj
chgo
Forum: Main Forum 11-09-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,765
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Thanks, Dave. I'm somebody now! ...

Thanks, Dave.


I'm somebody now!

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Forum: Main Forum 11-09-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,562
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Here's a great quip from the original...

Here's a great quip from the original PoolKillers81 thread that kinda sums it up for me:

pj
chgo
Forum: Main Forum 11-09-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,765
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Just off the top of my head: The greater the...

Just off the top of my head:

The greater the angle the smaller the OB contact target.
The greater the angle the less CB/OB throw.
The greater the angle the less follow/draw effect.

Those...
Forum: Main Forum 11-09-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,765
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Totally cool if you had - I might get credit for...

Totally cool if you had - I might get credit for inspiring you to build on it!

pj
chgo
Forum: Main Forum 11-09-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,008
Posted By Patrick Johnson
"Unique cue ball with distinctive targeting...

"Unique cue ball with distinctive targeting triangles"

How's the "targeting triangle" supposedly used?

pj
chgo

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Forum: Main Forum 11-09-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,765
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Here's a simpler version (of part of it) that I...

Here's a simpler version (of part of it) that I posted in the aiming forum last year:

Easy Fractions (https://forums.azbilliards.com/showthread.php?t=474591)

pj
chgo
Forum: Main Forum 11-07-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,562
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Here's what that looks like. pj chgo ...

Here's what that looks like.

pj
chgo

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Forum: Main Forum 11-07-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By Patrick Johnson
And for the cue ball, being hit every shot with...

And for the cue ball, being hit every shot with the chalked cue tip may be the biggest factor.

pj
chgo
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