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Forum: Main Forum 06-04-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,486
Posted By Jon Manning
He started an era, one we are still in... well,...

He started an era, one we are still in... well, him and Spain(to those in the know) Most of the greats alive or dead acknowledge him as inspiration.
Being first counts for a lot.
Forum: Main Forum 06-03-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,251
Posted By Jon Manning
Interesting you ask. I recently started doing...

Interesting you ask.
I recently started doing it for a couple reasons;

It’s no longer my property, and if the new owner wants the picture posted they can do what they wish.

Not to long ago I...
Forum: Main Forum 06-03-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,267
Posted By Jon Manning
Most likely can't be identified without a clear...

Most likely can't be identified without a clear picture of the endgrain and a good close picture of the board. If anyone on this board can identify it would be Mr. Crisp, that dude is a wood junkie...
Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 06-01-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,459
Posted By Jon Manning
What if Tony got the idea for his butt cap from...

What if Tony got the idea for his butt cap from another makers cue? Pretty sure its been done in one form or another long before Tony did it, Schick and Black come to mind.
Im pretty sure there is a...
Forum: For Sale Items 05-21-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,774
Posted By Jon Manning
Cases for sale

Below are four cases i have for sale, the price includes shipping (CONUS) and PP fees, thanks for looking feel free to PM for any additional questions.

1) Fellini "Coach Whip" 1x2 The case has a...
Forum: Main Forum 05-20-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,096
Posted By Jon Manning
John K. Bender. I have a couple cues from him...

John K. Bender.
I have a couple cues from him with a third being built now. The cues play as good as anything I have played with, which is important to me but even more importantly I donít have to...
Forum: Main Forum 04-18-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,253
Posted By Jon Manning
John K. Bender!!! Great guy, tell the man what...

John K. Bender!!!
Great guy, tell the man what you want and don't worry about it. Does what he says he will do and makes one hell of a cue.
Forum: Main Forum 03-08-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,404
Posted By Jon Manning
From my cue maker, in his ďhow to care for your...

From my cue maker, in his ďhow to care for your cueĒ pamphlet;

I suggest pressing a piece of course sandpaper (60-80 grit) into the dented area. This is to break the current seal on the shaft....
Forum: Main Forum 03-06-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 25,990
Posted By Jon Manning
Well... Interesting first sentence. That pretty...

Well... Interesting first sentence. That pretty much tells me everything I need to know.

I wish you and the OP the best, hope it all works out.

JCM
Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 02-24-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,274
Posted By Jon Manning
Itís always fun tinkering with design and...

Itís always fun tinkering with design and watching it all come together!
Personally, these are some of the changes I would make.
1) I love straight grain maple in the nose, providing the maker has...
Forum: Cue & Case Gallery 01-09-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,928
Posted By Jon Manning
Wow, all original.... might be the best condition...

Wow, all original.... might be the best condition Iíve seen!
Is that a Spain nose?
Forum: For Sale Items 01-08-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,427
Posted By Jon Manning
Still available Also... I assume you are...

Still available

Also... I assume you are asking for Spates number? If so Danny Spates *(713) 385-6582‬
Forum: Main Forum 12-20-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 16,747
Posted By Jon Manning
He did in the other thread.... kinda. Iíve had...

He did in the other thread.... kinda.
Iíve had a couple ďdifference of opinionsĒ with Harris on here throughout the years, and he is banned at the moment, so he canít defend himself. But, IMO he...
Forum: For Sale Items 12-11-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By Jon Manning
GLWS! Those Rouncerville blanks are the nuts!

GLWS!
Those Rouncerville blanks are the nuts!
Forum: Ask The Cuemaker 12-11-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,933
Posted By Jon Manning
I’m not a cuemaker, so I can’t speak from their...

I’m not a cuemaker, so I can’t speak from their point of view.
As a customer, it doesn’t make any difference to me. What does matter, is the maker puts his name on it, meaning it is up to his...
Forum: Main Forum 12-11-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,720
Posted By Jon Manning
Lots of great cues for $1500 and under, donít...

Lots of great cues for $1500 and under, donít know if you are looking for new or used.
You can get just about anything on the secondary market at that price.

But, if it was me......
Forum: Main Forum 12-11-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,963
Posted By Jon Manning
Thank you very much for the info! I greatly...

Thank you very much for the info! I greatly appreciate your valuable input, it will be impossible to gather this info without input from makers like yourself.

Disciple... wouldnít say that.
...
Forum: Main Forum 12-11-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,963
Posted By Jon Manning
To the posters talking about all the non true...

To the posters talking about all the non true stuff in this thread.
Yes, that is to be expected on the journey to the truth. The reason I started this tread is so we could get to the truth of this...
Forum: Main Forum 12-10-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,963
Posted By Jon Manning
Would you happen to still have the x-rays?

Would you happen to still have the x-rays?
Forum: Main Forum 12-09-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,963
Posted By Jon Manning
Right on! That’s one of the reasons I decided to...

Right on! That’s one of the reasons I decided to post this tread, so we (as a community) could discuss The who, what, when, where and how we got to this point in cue constitution.

Do you know...
Forum: Main Forum 12-09-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,963
Posted By Jon Manning
Strong point! Martin style! Does anyone know...

Strong point!
Martin style!
Does anyone know who inspired Martin? From what I understand about him, every cue was different. The cues were made for the player truly custom. Didnít he measure and...
Forum: Main Forum 12-09-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,963
Posted By Jon Manning
Letís call them Widow cues, unless someone has a...

Letís call them Widow cues, unless someone has a better name.
It would be interesting to know if they are different in construction, guess that would depend on who built it.

I remember seeing a...
Forum: Main Forum 12-09-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,963
Posted By Jon Manning
I have a copy, Iíll look back through but donít...

I have a copy, Iíll look back through but donít remember seeing who learned from who.
Forum: Main Forum 12-09-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,963
Posted By Jon Manning
Cuemaker history

Hello all,
Been think about how we got to where we currently are with cue design.
To my knowledge there are two different styles of cues;
1) Balabushka style
2) DPK style

Iím sure there are...
Forum: Main Forum 12-06-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,042
Posted By Jon Manning
I’ve owned a few throughout the years, recently...

I’ve owned a few throughout the years, recently sold my 81 Hustler and loved that cue. I have three now with a fourth being built. The Hustler has an Ivory joint big pin, it is a good playing cue,...
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