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Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 10-28-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,452
Posted By Tom1234
Sounds like a tip problem since the Elkmaster tip...

Sounds like a tip problem since the Elkmaster tip didn’t make the click. As I mentioned above, make sure there is no air gap between the tip and ferrule. I have removed old tips preparing for the new...
Forum: Main Forum 10-26-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,715
Posted By Tom1234
I tried chalkless cue tips over 2 years ago....

I tried chalkless cue tips over 2 years ago. Donít waste your time or money. Center English will work with these tips, but if you need extreme English, forget about it. These are not for serious pool...
Forum: Cue Reviews 10-21-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,221
Posted By Tom1234
Ditto on that.

Ditto on that.
Forum: Main Forum 10-21-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By Tom1234
No offense meant to anyone (I worked for a...

No offense meant to anyone (I worked for a company based in Copenhagen), but after you’ve paid outrageous sums of money to stay there, eaten food (?) there, you sure you’ll have the time and money...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 10-08-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,452
Posted By Tom1234
From my experience, a cue will make a tink sound...

From my experience, a cue will make a tink sound when the tip has gaps in the glue surface. Once the tip has been pressed against the ferrule, do not remove; just use the tip to spread the glue...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 10-01-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By Tom1234
Couldnít say it better; best advice here for a...

Couldnít say it better; best advice here for a great install.
Forum: Main Forum 09-26-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,050
Posted By Tom1234
Trouble is, some LOs weight those 2 nights FAR...

Trouble is, some LOs weight those 2 nights FAR higher than the other nights where you were off (bad day maybe). These very same POS LOs never look at consistency. So what if you just beat a SL7, they...
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 09-23-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Tom1234
Thanks guys for getting back so quickly. Mine...

Thanks guys for getting back so quickly. Mine doesn’t need replacing yet, just wanted to be prepared if or when it does get damaged. My main concern is what type of tenon the ferrule attached too....
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 09-22-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Tom1234
Cuetec Cynergy ferrule

Iím curious if anyone has replaced the Cynergy ferrule for a customer. If so, where did you get the new ferrule and how much trouble was it to remove and install. Thanks for any help you can provide.
Forum: Main Forum 09-15-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,114
Posted By Tom1234
From my experience, you should press an Elkmaster...

From my experience, you should press an Elkmaster tip first. I usually press for a couple of days. I have also found that moistening the tip before trimming to size also helps. Best of luck. I just...
Forum: Cue Accessory reviews 09-02-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,862
Posted By Tom1234
Looks like other installers have had this...

Looks like other installers have had this problem. Since Iíve had new tips directly from a distributor delaminate on install, I can see why you would be suspicious of player supplied tips. Too many...
Forum: Cue and shaft reviews 08-30-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,383
Posted By Tom1234
Looks like the problem was with drilling and...

Looks like the problem was with drilling and tapping of the joint. Hope to get this resolved quickly. Thanks.
Forum: Cue and shaft reviews 08-29-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,383
Posted By Tom1234
Shaft that wobbles on lathe when set up for cleaning

Thanks to any or all who may have an answer for me. I recently bought a Cynergy shaft (3/8x14 pin) and used a new driver pin on my lathe for set up and cleaning. I know, many of you are saying why...
Forum: Main Forum 08-24-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By Tom1234
As an 18 year member of APA, I think I have seen...

As an 18 year member of APA, I think I have seen it all. It appears that the bulk of *****ing and moaning is because of how SLs are set. I know some LO want to raise as many players as possible to...
Forum: Main Forum 08-21-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,784
Posted By Tom1234
Iím sure that happens, but the OB has travelled...

Iím sure that happens, but the OB has travelled well past the OB and cue ball contact point when it happens to me. Since I use mainly top or bottom english, the combination of spin on the OB imparted...
Forum: Main Forum 08-21-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,784
Posted By Tom1234
What I stated has happened several times. It may...

What I stated has happened several times. It may be a combination of dirty OBs and chalk on the cloth. The tables I play on get new cloth once a year and are never cleaned. Once the OB hits that spot...
Forum: Main Forum 08-21-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,837
Posted By Tom1234
I have a question about the ďlocalĒ system. You...

I have a question about the ďlocalĒ system. You say my last 20 games are the basis. I played so badly after being raised to a SL 7 that I was dropped back to a 6. However, after JUST 3 matches...
Forum: Main Forum 08-20-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,784
Posted By Tom1234
I’ve found that the object ball seems to “skid”...

I’ve found that the object ball seems to “skid” more closer to the rails. I’ve seen an object ball almost stop (I could plainly see the number on the ball) before continuing on it’s way. I couldn’t...
Forum: Main Forum 08-19-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 28,625
Posted By Tom1234
My SL was raised from 4 to 5 AFTER MY FIRST MATCH...

My SL was raised from 4 to 5 AFTER MY FIRST MATCH in 2001 while at the APA championship. I played a 5 and it took 16 innings to win. No way this guy was a SL 5 in my league back home. We went...
Forum: Main Forum 08-08-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By Tom1234
What he said. From experience, once you apply...

What he said. From experience, once you apply Renaissance wax, you must buff pretty quickly.
Forum: Main Forum 07-30-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,107
Posted By Tom1234
At one time the Virgin Islands had the highest...

At one time the Virgin Islands had the highest rate of VD in the U S or itís territories! Go figure!
Forum: Cue and shaft reviews 07-09-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,390
Posted By Tom1234
Be careful here. Itís my understanding that the...

Be careful here. Itís my understanding that the hardness of a mfg tips is relative to the other tips. For instance, one mfg super soft tip is the softest tip they have; this super soft tip may be...
Forum: Main Forum 07-05-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By Tom1234
Youíre spot on about a proís consistency. I heard...

Youíre spot on about a proís consistency. I heard this years ago - an amateur practices till they finally get it right; a pro practices till they never get it wrong. Great post!
Forum: Cue Accessory reviews 07-02-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,576
Posted By Tom1234
The SX is 67 on durometer testing? The one I...

The SX is 67 on durometer testing? The one I installed was harder than Chinese arithmetic. Using a new Lenox titanium blade, shaping the tip on my lathe made the sound of a brick scraping on...
Forum: Main Forum 06-18-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,501
Posted By Tom1234
Since your Cynergy probably came with a Sniper...

Since your Cynergy probably came with a Sniper tip, he could have left the red pad on and installed the new tip on the same pad. Iíve done this several times on mine as I wanted to try super soft,...
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