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Forum: Main Forum Today, 03:50 PM
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Posted By jay helfert
I love the flat faced joint with the big pin. I...

I love the flat faced joint with the big pin. I think that is a great way to connect the two pieces. I'm wondering if that is a Micarta joint or ?
Forum: Main Forum Today, 03:39 PM
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Views: 317
Posted By jay helfert
Another great little story from CJ. I spent over...

Another great little story from CJ. I spent over three decades working at pool tournaments all over the country and only saw Vern Elliott twice. The first time was at Johnston City and the second...
Forum: Main Forum 07-11-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By jay helfert
You got this one right as usual. Conditions here...

You got this one right as usual. Conditions here are luxurious compared to playing in the average poolroom (indoor or outdoor) in the Philippines. To play over there you better get used to adjusting...
Forum: Main Forum 07-11-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,602
Posted By jay helfert
Two no-games for Justin. Kaci plays too strong...

Two no-games for Justin. Kaci plays too strong and Skylar is best buddies with Justin. I will qualify that by saying if Justin sees any weakness in Kaci's game he may be willing to take him on, but...
Forum: Main Forum 07-11-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By jay helfert
Played in several outdoor poolrooms in the...

Played in several outdoor poolrooms in the Philippines. They are actually common over there in the small towns and villages. Usually a tented structure, open on three or all four sides, with or...
Forum: Main Forum 07-11-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,602
Posted By jay helfert
Pretty good handicapping here D Man. Justin knows...

Pretty good handicapping here D Man. Justin knows who to invite to his neck of the woods, and he won't be inviting any of the guys you mentioned above!

Now a good matchup for him and one he would...
Forum: Main Forum 07-11-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,307
Posted By jay helfert
We kept in real simple in my day. An 'A' player...

We kept in real simple in my day. An 'A' player was a strong player who was tough to beat. He could take on just about anybody. A solid 'A' was a very good player and an 'A+' player was a champion. A...
Forum: Main Forum 07-11-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 925
Posted By jay helfert
Spivey was the guy who brought that gaff One...

Spivey was the guy who brought that gaff One Pocket game with 21 balls to Johnston City every year, until Harold Worst and Beenie busted him. Spivey used to travel around the South with that game,...
Forum: Main Forum 07-11-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,591
Posted By jay helfert
Priority Mail has been taking a week to ten days...

Priority Mail has been taking a week to ten days (rather than two or three days normally) for the last several months) and Media mail is almost extinct. I use Media mail for shipping books and it's...
Forum: Main Forum 07-08-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By jay helfert
$20 is tip money and I prefer to tip people (and...

$20 is tip money and I prefer to tip people (and I do frequently) for services they are providing now, not some time in the future. At Christmas time I give a nice bonus to my mailman (a tough and...
Forum: Main Forum 07-07-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,358
Posted By jay helfert
Great "insight" here! :thumbup:

Great "insight" here! :thumbup:
Forum: Main Forum 07-07-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By jay helfert
Looks like it could be a Connelly table. And that...

Looks like it could be a Connelly table. And that would be a good thing.
Forum: Main Forum 07-07-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By jay helfert
I don't think you have to worry about selling...

I don't think you have to worry about selling this cue for under $10,000.
Actually Buddy played with Meucci's more than any other cue, and he sold more Meucii's than any other cue as well....
Forum: Main Forum 07-06-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 952
Posted By jay helfert
We actually did that in a tournament many years...

We actually did that in a tournament many years ago and it put a stop to all the rack shenanigans. It has also been used as a handicap/spot in money matches several times.
Forum: Main Forum 07-04-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,188
Posted By jay helfert
He threw his whole body at the balls! And he had...

He threw his whole body at the balls! And he had a pretty good sized body to throw. :wink:
Forum: Main Forum 07-04-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,335
Posted By jay helfert
There you go! When Arnold Palmer was the most...

There you go! When Arnold Palmer was the most popular athlete in America he would still answer ALL his fan mail, sign all autographs and take photos with whoever asked it of him (although they might...
Forum: Main Forum 07-02-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,742
Posted By jay helfert
I can't provide any evidence other than these...

I can't provide any evidence other than these goods being sold there have "made in China" tags on them and they are selling for 20-30% what they sell for in the high end stores. Maybe they are...
Forum: Main Forum 07-02-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,742
Posted By jay helfert
"Brunswick" or whatever is left of it has been...

"Brunswick" or whatever is left of it has been manufacturing pool tables in China for at least 10-15 years now. The only original thing left is the name!
Forum: Main Forum 07-01-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,335
Posted By jay helfert
"Captain Hook" came from his ability to leave you...

"Captain Hook" came from his ability to leave you stuck behind balls on his safeties. He would leave you dead hooked! The only backer who stuck with Mike was Larry Hubbart, who took him on the road...
Forum: Main Forum 07-01-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By jay helfert
All good stuff here Bob. The nice thing about...

All good stuff here Bob. The nice thing about using these shots in One Pocket is that even if you "miss", you leave the object ball real close or hanging in the pocket.
Forum: Main Forum 07-01-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,599
Posted By jay helfert
That's a pretty good crew there. I can attest to...

That's a pretty good crew there. I can attest to what you said about Vern Elliott. I NEVER saw him at any pro tournament after Johnston City. And even there he did not play in the tournament, only...
Forum: Main Forum 07-01-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,599
Posted By jay helfert
With Billy/Wade breaking for you that gave you...

With Billy/Wade breaking for you that gave you the edge over anyone. And Weldon rarely made a bad game of any kind. He must have thought a lot of you to have him put you in the box against Matlock...
Forum: Main Forum 07-01-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,426
Posted By jay helfert
How did you know about that? You're way to young!...

How did you know about that? You're way to young! Louie couldn't stand it. Only Buddy would give him a spot and then it was the seven ball and not the eight. Louie would go out and get pumped up and...
Forum: Main Forum 07-01-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By jay helfert
Great story CJ. You do meet some interesting...

Great story CJ. You do meet some interesting people in the poolroom. At least we did once upon a time. At the old Stardust tournaments in Vegas, all the gangsters would come to watch us play. I think...
Forum: Main Forum 07-01-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,426
Posted By jay helfert
I think I understand the question - Who are the...

I think I understand the question - Who are the guys who could fire in balls the most accurately from distance or at severe angles. This is irrespective of their overall ability to run racks or play...
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