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Forum: Main Forum 04-18-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By jimtauer
Black residue on Cuetec - 2 week mark

I've now had full two weeks with the Cuetec Cynergy, and it is still producing black residue on my hands and on wipes when wiping down the cue afterward.

I emailed Cuetec after the first week and...
Forum: Cue and shaft reviews 04-08-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,505
Posted By jimtauer
Cynergy - black residue?

Anyone else with the Cynergy shaft get black residue on their hands from playing? It started happening to me in my 2nd/3rd session of using it. Wiped the cue down in between with the included wipes...
Forum: Main Forum 04-07-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,969
Posted By jimtauer
I just got a Cuetec Cynergy and my fingers where...

I just got a Cuetec Cynergy and my fingers where I bridge the cue have black smudges on them. I cleaned once so far with the included wipes. The wipe was very black. I will try the cleaning method...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 03-22-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By jimtauer
It probably didn't need to be exact - but close,...

It probably didn't need to be exact - but close, somewhere closer to the rail would have worked but not ideal. I was at the end of an 8 ball break and run, so all the opponent's balls were still on...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 03-21-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By jimtauer
Thanks all for the replies. Very insightful. I...

Thanks all for the replies. Very insightful. I have come to the conclusion that the best shot would have been to play proper shape before this one ;). Or, should have taken that ball out earlier in...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 03-20-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By jimtauer
Help with side pocket shot

This came up in a match last night (missing it cost me the match, unfortunately - well, what really cost me is not getting proper shape to this point). How to make the 13 and get shape to the square...
Forum: Main Forum 04-03-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By jimtauer
Cue ball worn out?

Is it possible for a cue ball to get "worn out", even if cleaned regularly? I've seen cue balls at bars that are obviously chipped etc, but this week I was getting frustrated, practicing on my home...
Forum: Main Forum 08-30-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,894
Posted By jimtauer
It is a 7' diamond black with Simonis

It is a 7' diamond black with Simonis
Forum: Main Forum 08-29-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,894
Posted By jimtauer
Agreed on practicing the "ball in jaws" shots. ...

Agreed on practicing the "ball in jaws" shots. Definitely not something I had even considered practicing a lot before, I can usually figure an out with this few balls left on the table but this one...
Forum: Main Forum 08-29-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,894
Posted By jimtauer
Thanks everyone for all the responses. Very...

Thanks everyone for all the responses. Very insightful. Here is what I did, which I mentioned lost me the match - of course this situation came up hill-hill and decided everything.

-Shot the 10...
Forum: Main Forum 08-28-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,894
Posted By jimtauer
8 ball end game - advice?

Had this layout last week in league. I was stripes. What is your first instinct to run out from here?

I will post what I did later (This happened hill-hill and I lost my match), but wanted to...
Forum: Main Forum 08-15-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 20,391
Posted By jimtauer
Just the same I'd love to see reviews and how...

Just the same I'd love to see reviews and how this compares to the Mezz break cues in the $500 range.
Forum: Main Forum 08-15-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 20,391
Posted By jimtauer
Where can you buy it? Checked Seyberts and it's...

Where can you buy it? Checked Seyberts and it's not there yet. I saw it advertised on Facebook but no link to purchase.
Forum: Cue Reviews 04-12-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,834
Posted By jimtauer
Personally I use a Jacoby butt with a Schon...

Personally I use a Jacoby butt with a Schon shaft. I do this because I like the feel of the Jacoby (elforyn joint), and most Schons have a Steel joint which to me is too stiff hitting. You can tell...
Forum: Main Forum 12-14-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,108
Posted By jimtauer
Sold! Thanks for all the feedback.

Sold! Thanks for all the feedback.
Forum: Main Forum 12-14-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,108
Posted By jimtauer
Billiard Warehouse

Anyone buy from Billiard Warehouse recently, are they a reputable seller and fast shipper? I'm thinking of making a purchase there but am always wary of web sites that can't even take the time to...
Forum: Main Forum 12-12-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,985
Posted By jimtauer
Since no-one seems to have answered the question...

Since no-one seems to have answered the question I will tell you my experience.

I would go with Olhausen - but cover it with Simonis. Not as nice as a diamond but I practice on it all the time...
Forum: Main Forum 11-09-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,709
Posted By jimtauer
I finally got ahold of someone there (Jose) who...

I finally got ahold of someone there (Jose) who said it is shipping tomorrow. We'll see. I do understand the short-staff of a small business. However there are processes that could be put into...
Forum: Main Forum 11-07-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,709
Posted By jimtauer
What's up with Schon cues?

I sent a shaft into them a month ago now just to get a tip replaced (long story but I finally decided to just let them do it). I have called and emailed them and they don't return my calls to let me...
Forum: Main Forum 10-26-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,350
Posted By jimtauer
Defensive players

Anyone have any good stories about "defensive" players in 8 ball? I ran into one last night in leagues. I have never seen anything like it - I'd say at least 50% of his shots were safeties, he was...
Forum: Main Forum 07-21-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,472
Posted By jimtauer
There are many pool matches (old and newer) to be...

There are many pool matches (old and newer) to be found on YouTube. If you don't have a smart TV, get a streaming box that has the YouTube box and watch on demand.
Forum: Main Forum 07-20-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,868
Posted By jimtauer
Tips

Here are a few resources that may help you:

http://www.pooldawg.com/article/pooldawg-library/the-ultimate-pool-cue-tip-guide

http://billiards.colostate.edu/threads/cue_tip.html#hardness_chart
...
Forum: Main Forum 07-11-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,090
Posted By jimtauer
I was able to contact Evan and he is shipping me...

I was able to contact Evan and he is shipping me some tips. Am hopeful that solves my problem. Thanks to all for your advice.
Forum: Main Forum 07-11-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,090
Posted By jimtauer
I saw that a while back. I contacted...

I saw that a while back.

I contacted Seyberts about them as I no longer saw them listed on their web site. This was their response:

"Hello, we do not have any in stock at this time... Schon...
Forum: Main Forum 07-11-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,090
Posted By jimtauer
No. Maybe I'm missing something but why would...

No. Maybe I'm missing something but why would that matter? Are you suggesting I would have to ship my shaft to them and have them replace it, that they do something special to it?
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