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Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 12:08 AM
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Posted By jrctherake
Good post..... Ive had similar experiences...

Good post.....

Ive had similar experiences in pool at events that draw a lot of pros such as the DCC, Rock City Open etc...etc by approaching certain pros that are in between matching, done for...
Forum: Main Forum 07-21-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,836
Posted By jrctherake
Ive witnessed Dennis O. run several racks of 10...

Ive witnessed Dennis O. run several racks of 10 ball on equipment every bit as tight as that but, you/me/nobody else on this forum could get there even if we were in our highest gear, not even close....
Forum: Main Forum 07-21-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,240
Posted By jrctherake
Hey Nathan, Got any Zeus balls? I still got...

Hey Nathan,

Got any Zeus balls? I still got the traditional color balls but I'm wanting another set of Zeus.

I would consider aramith if they are duramith tech balls.

BTW, are those tables...
Forum: Main Forum 07-21-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,836
Posted By jrctherake
Yep, center ball works wonders for people that...

Yep, center ball works wonders for people that stay in line.

What about players like me that get out of line by the third shot? I have to spin the cb often to get back in line. Then, two balls...
Forum: Main Forum 07-21-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,869
Posted By jrctherake
People say there isn't a market for 14.1 but, I...

People say there isn't a market for 14.1 but, I say there is a market for "anything". It's just knowing "how" and "when" to do so.

Everyone knows it would be tough sell but, "some" know its...
Forum: Main Forum 07-21-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,869
Posted By jrctherake
Not smoking anything my friend. I hold out...

Not smoking anything my friend.

I hold out hope that 14.1 makes a comeback, just like 1hole has in some circles.

I truly believe it will. Now, will we be alive? Thats the question.
Forum: Main Forum 07-20-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,836
Posted By jrctherake
Most 14.1 players dont like diamond tables for...

Most 14.1 players dont like diamond tables for that very reason. Yep, a diamond will turn a 100+ ball runner thats use to a GC into a 50 to 60 ball runner unless they do as you suggest.

Most give...
Forum: Main Forum 07-20-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,836
Posted By jrctherake
Hey buddy, There is a 9' pro am with 4.25...

Hey buddy,

There is a 9' pro am with 4.25 corners in Huntsville at goodtimez, if it didn't get sold when sam sold the room (not long ago). The new owner sold off all but two 9'ers. He kept most...
Forum: Main Forum 07-19-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,951
Posted By jrctherake
PJ, you hit the nail on the head, sir. Its...

PJ, you hit the nail on the head, sir.

Its really hard, almost impossible to tell you how I play but, pretty easy to say why.

Even the top pros usually have a hard time explaining "how" but,...
Forum: Main Forum 07-19-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 791
Posted By jrctherake
I wouldn't worry about the pivot point. Instead,...

I wouldn't worry about the pivot point. Instead, I would worry about the balance point, diameter of butt and shaft, the taper length and type.....you know????..... the stuff that actually matters.
Forum: Main Forum 07-19-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,836
Posted By jrctherake
As for your game being better or worse at times: ...

As for your game being better or worse at times:

Welcome to the land of amateurs.


Sure, pros hit slumps also but, their slumps are so high we can't see them from our peaks.
Forum: Main Forum 07-19-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,836
Posted By jrctherake
I dont care what table you play on, your...

I dont care what table you play on, your fundamentals are gonna tell in you.

A tighter table just makes your lack of good fundamentals show moreso than the normal to easy tables.

Its really no...
Forum: Main Forum 07-18-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 649
Posted By jrctherake
Forward weighted cues have been my better playing...

Forward weighted cues have been my better playing cues for a while now.

Thats one reason i started using mid cue extensions.

Thats also one reason i like heavy pins and heavy wood in the nose....
Forum: Main Forum 07-18-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 649
Posted By jrctherake
Now thar ritdar ^^^^ is funny!

Now thar ritdar ^^^^ is funny!
Forum: Main Forum 07-17-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,951
Posted By jrctherake
Didn't have time to read every post but: ...

Didn't have time to read every post but:

Some of the "least educated" people I've ever met were extremely strong pool players.

On the other hand, some of the most intelligent people I've ever...
Forum: Main Forum 07-17-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,869
Posted By jrctherake
I ask a predator rep about that a few days ago...

I ask a predator rep about that a few days ago while checking on an order and they said "thats not the first time thats been said".

I ask them to go into detail but they wouldn't but, they did say...
Forum: Main Forum 07-17-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,869
Posted By jrctherake
Nobody!!!! wants to admit that part, nobody....

Nobody!!!! wants to admit that part, nobody. Especially people that have been running numbers that pale in comparison but, somehow they still like to talk chit.

WM "may" have ran 1000 balls. Hell,...
Forum: Main Forum 07-16-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,869
Posted By jrctherake
You have to keep in mind that no matter what,...

You have to keep in mind that no matter what, some are not gonna give John his due. Sad but, its just the way people are these days.

<<<<<<<< shakes head while walking away, thinking "what the...
Forum: Main Forum 07-16-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By jrctherake
Ive got a couple of buddies that deal in high end...

Ive got a couple of buddies that deal in high end cues (he doesn't call them monsters unless he is talking to someone thats inexperienced but, has the cash and interest). It'll be interesting what I...
Forum: Main Forum 07-16-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,996
Posted By jrctherake
Or learn to shoot into the pocket, not at the...

Or learn to shoot into the pocket, not at the pocket. Huge difference from same size pocket on two different shelf depths. It sounds like your well aware.

I play on a 4.5" diamond and then go play...
Forum: Main Forum 07-16-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,240
Posted By jrctherake
Hu, you, PT, Jay and a few others are the only...

Hu, you, PT, Jay and a few others are the only reasons I keep coming back to AZB.

I understand that just because your not strong today doesn't mean your weren't strong at some point and for...
Forum: Main Forum 07-15-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,240
Posted By jrctherake
I know some have multiple accounts for obvious...

I know some have multiple accounts for obvious reasons.

I know a few like myself that stop putting vids up because of the smarta55's on here that seem to not be happy unless they can start chit...
Forum: Main Forum 07-15-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,869
Posted By jrctherake
1.8 balls per minute is slow for anyone thats at...

1.8 balls per minute is slow for anyone thats at least decent at 14.1 and as you put it, on a good run.

The 4 balls per minute sounds a lot closer to what I would expect from a player of his...
Forum: Main Forum 07-14-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By jrctherake
Yep, I'm not an 8 ball fan. I do think it's the...

Yep, I'm not an 8 ball fan. I do think it's the easiest game of choice unless its on a BB.

And yes, 14.1 is the nuts. A player that gets strong at 14.1 becomes a beast in other games.....most of...
Forum: Main Forum 07-14-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By jrctherake
As most say, "YMMV" but, IMO, pattern play is...

As most say, "YMMV" but, IMO, pattern play is better taught when you have "choices" between this ball and that ball, as in 14.1. Not just, should I shoot the 5 ball and play 1 rail or two rail shape...
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