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Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 03:23 PM
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Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 10-08-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By Type79
Diamond King

Thanks. I always wanted a Diamond King and I also found the red catalin attractive.

Since those pictures were taken, the cue has been restored. I'm not a fan of refinishing and rewrapping cues on...
Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 10-08-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By Type79
A few More

Diamond King, a few Titlists, and a house cue conversion with a six stage wrap.
Forum: Main Forum 10-07-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,379
Posted By Type79
Since this thread seems to be focusing on...

Since this thread seems to be focusing on appearance over function, I will relate my recent experience.

In the spring we swapped-out one Gold Crown for another and in the process went from a table...
Forum: Main Forum 10-02-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,186
Posted By Type79
Obviously you have never played APA.

Obviously you have never played APA.
Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 09-29-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By Type79
The donor cue was reversed to make it have maple...

The donor cue was reversed to make it have maple prongs.
Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 09-29-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By Type79
Paradise - Reverse Titlist with Engraved Gold Sleeve

All Paradises are special but this one is a made using a reverse Titlist and has an engraved gold sleeve making it unique in several ways. The cue is original except for a replacement window by Ryan...
Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 09-28-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By Type79
Show Your Paradises

It's about time we had a Paradise gallery here on AZ.

I'll start with a Paradise house cue conversion from 1968 that I recently acquired from a fellow AZ member. I won't relate his interesting...
Forum: Main Forum 09-18-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,141
Posted By Type79
"What makes a custom cue expensive?" ...

"What makes a custom cue expensive?"

Price
Forum: Main Forum 09-15-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,501
Posted By Type79
Consider shipping your rails. I don't know...

Consider shipping your rails. I don't know shipping costs from Canada to the US and back but within the US the cost isn't prohibitive.
Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 09-15-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By Type79
Very nice collection with some rare models we...

Very nice collection with some rare models we don't often get to see outside of the catalog images. What is also impressive is the condition of all of them. The owner must have been quite discerning...
Forum: Main Forum 09-14-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,501
Posted By Type79
I feel your pain, but thanks for the pics. They...

I feel your pain, but thanks for the pics. They will help me in a sale of my very clean original Gold Crown I.

Hope everything works out for you.
Forum: Talk To A Mechanic 09-04-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,128
Posted By Type79
Hire An Experienced Professional Pool Table Mechanic

My recommendation is to hire an experienced pool table mechanic. If you do otherwise, you are only taking chances. First quality used tables (Gold Crowns for example) don't fetch a lot of money, so...
Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 09-02-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 64,573
Posted By Type79
More Palmers

Palmers are never lonely on my table.
Forum: Main Forum 08-27-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,677
Posted By Type79
This post raises two recurring issues: 1)...

This post raises two recurring issues:

1) These posts which serve a primary purpose of providing a platform for the customer to vent their frustrations in which the cue maker remains anonymous,...
Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 08-21-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,307
Posted By Type79
Beautiful.

Beautiful.
Forum: Main Forum 08-19-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 939
Posted By Type79
I realize it varies by geographic location but in...

I realize it varies by geographic location but in general there are usually many Gold Crowns available and sometimes under $1,000. A percentage of those available are Gold Crown I's and II's.
Forum: Main Forum 08-07-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,677
Posted By Type79
I disagree. If he was quoted two weeks and it's...

I disagree. If he was quoted two weeks and it's now more than two months, he's hardly "in good shape".
Forum: Main Forum 08-07-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,677
Posted By Type79
A better question would be: "Has anyone...

A better question would be:

"Has anyone here NOT had a bad / horrible experience with getting their cue refinished whether it be price? Time frame? Horrible work?"

Pool players and cue...
Forum: Main Forum 08-03-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 663,087
Posted By Type79
It took more than five years but I finally...

It took more than five years but I finally realized my dream of owning a near perfect Gold Crown was realized last month.

This has been a long- standing project and goal of mine, to replace my...
Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 08-02-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By Type79
Love it and nicely executed.

Love it and nicely executed.
Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 07-27-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Type79
The cue with the Gold & Black rings and foil is a...

The cue with the Gold & Black rings and foil is a Model B, as you say a simple house cue conversion and the other is a Third Catalog Model 6 a Merry Widow. (If you look carefully, you can see the...
Forum: Main Forum 07-22-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 549
Posted By Type79
Based on your skill level, I think you would get...

Based on your skill level, I think you would get the most enjoyment on a table with standard or at most, just minimally tighter pockets.
Forum: Main Forum 07-21-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,082
Posted By Type79
It's A Gamble

That may work for some but I would never chance it.

Every cue maker I admire and consider among my favorites have made cue designs I would never own.
Forum: Cue Reviews 07-20-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,900
Posted By Type79
I disagree. Not all cue makers use the same...

I disagree. Not all cue makers use the same quality woods, especially shaft wood, and some source their parts from China.

Many players/buyers critique a cue from pictures and that is impossible...
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