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Forum: Main Forum 02-13-2020, 07:05 PM
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Posted By gregcantrall
I would like to add the amendment that the last...

I would like to add the amendment that the last of the pause is to give the subconscious computer time to do the final velocity calculation.
Forum: Main Forum 02-10-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,165
Posted By gregcantrall
I concur

Barry's videos on The Grip (https://youtu.be/ZKOy9gWj0nk?list=PLFNnZKmZvEDnht1MHPnl-9GcEQ58ODnEd) have been very helpful for me.

The rest of the series is top quality as well the grip was my...
Forum: Main Forum 02-09-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 90
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Posted By gregcantrall
Thumbs up For me it is a pause at the back of the stroke to...

For me it is a pause at the back of the stroke to come down to the pin point focus on the target.(Which for me is the cue ball.) When it is working the pause is a by product of the final focus. Just...
Forum: Main Forum 02-05-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,244
Posted By gregcantrall
I gave myself a pep talk that enabled me to play my best.

1989 at The White Spot bar box tournament. Big venue race to 7 with all the best players from the north west and then some.

I managed to get to the point match but was tilted. I had missed the...
Forum: Main Forum 01-19-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 18,380
Posted By gregcantrall
I wonder if it will be on my table.

Well it wasn’t mine but I was the only regular player in the Sun City West rec room that played on it. The rec room gave it back to Diamond in exchange for a nine footer. The mechanic that took it...
Forum: Main Forum 01-14-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,813
Posted By gregcantrall
The spin that put the red back in the corner...

The spin that put the red back in the corner pocket was created when the red struck the rails. It made me think of the times I have seen balls still spinning long after every other ball has stopped...
Forum: Main Forum 01-02-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 23,418
Posted By gregcantrall
Wink Well to Wiley eyes you should real eyes it is...

Well to Wiley eyes you should real eyes it is pillory eyes. Whew, I think I strained something.
Forum: Main Forum 12-29-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,739
Posted By gregcantrall
Personally I enjoyed playing for stakes. I had...

Personally I enjoyed playing for stakes. I had friends that shot really well that didn’t play for money. We still had fun competing. I respect anyone that tells me they don’t gamble. If however I...
Forum: Main Forum 12-26-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By gregcantrall
https://forums.azbilliards.com/showthread.php?t=30...

https://forums.azbilliards.com/showthread.php?t=304747
A thread that I started in 2013 regarding my experiments looking at the cue ball while delivering the stroke.There is a little background...
Forum: Main Forum 12-22-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 902
Posted By gregcantrall
Oh no I forgot the numbers. Santa? With numbers...

Oh no I forgot the numbers. Santa? With numbers in little white circles. Please!
Forum: Main Forum 12-22-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 902
Posted By gregcantrall
Thumbs up Great idea that is the adjustment the 9 ball rack...

Great idea that is the adjustment the 9 ball rack needs. 🎅🏼 I will ask Santa to make it so.:thumbup:
Forum: Main Forum 12-20-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,228
Posted By gregcantrall
The amazing part was the red is on the side rail...

The amazing part was the red is on the side rail 1/2 diamond off the end rail. At first I thought it was an accident. Had to rewind and watch again. They also replay the shot.

Go to the 27:00...
Forum: Main Forum 12-15-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,921
Posted By gregcantrall
I am not an APA player. I would submit that...

I am not an APA player.

I would submit that my method would be to introduce the cue into the game on a normal shot then switch to the preferred shooter
(Would shoot more than 1 ball). I would...
Forum: Main Forum 12-15-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By gregcantrall
The main thing I noticed about the Gandy tables...

The main thing I noticed about the Gandy tables was they had a spring on jump shots. The slate seemed to have a trampoline like spring making jump shots easier.
Forum: Main Forum 11-29-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,007
Posted By gregcantrall
Geese. I hope you just having fun with this ...

Geese. I hope you just having fun with this Greg! Would hate to argue over a BJ.🤭
Forum: Main Forum 11-28-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,007
Posted By gregcantrall
This isn’t a “Thank You For Your Input”

But sincerely thank you for the evidence!

I was trained as a catcher in Little League when I was 8. In 1960 our little league was 8-12 years old.(by Raymond J. Ellis) Ray was Marine Corp in WWII....
Forum: Main Forum 11-28-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,007
Posted By gregcantrall
Yep, a warning would have been appropriate. It...

Yep, a warning would have been appropriate. It would not have affected the play but helped to preserve the integrity of the game.

Michaela, ah yes. I remember her dealing with Earl. She is an...
Forum: Main Forum 11-28-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,007
Posted By gregcantrall
I think Shane made the right decision. Him...

I think Shane made the right decision. Him calling foul with a referee present would have led to a distracting controversy. I would prefer a stronger referee that takes charge of the game. It was his...
Forum: Main Forum 11-28-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,007
Posted By gregcantrall
Touché :grin:

Touché :grin:
Forum: Main Forum 11-28-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,007
Posted By gregcantrall
An unfortunate loss of compression.

My studies have shown that the loss of compression while executing the stroke does not provide extra velocity. It in fact diminishes the velocity I am able to achieve. So no foul(other than the...
Forum: Main Forum 11-28-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,007
Posted By gregcantrall
Wind assistance

Flojo's 100m World Record (10.49 sec) (https://www.brunel.ac.uk/~spstnpl/BiomechanicsAthletics/WindAssistance.htm)

An unexpected outcome of the work on wind assistance was the discovery that...
Forum: Main Forum 11-28-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,007
Posted By gregcantrall
The Amazing Randy

This clip from Psychic Cringe Fails 2 - The Best of James Randi: shows how we don't always understand unseen forces.

https://youtu.be/uq5MtA33OHk?t=236

While this psychic can turn a phone book...
Forum: Main Forum 11-28-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,007
Posted By gregcantrall
Pool has been an enjoyable sport/hobby for my...

Pool has been an enjoyable sport/hobby for my wife and me for a long time. Part of the pleasure we experience is the social intercourse. The last scotch doubles tournament we played in was a fun...
Forum: Main Forum 11-28-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,007
Posted By gregcantrall
It is an old joke.

Why do they call me "That Old C*** S*****"?;)

I was serious about the foul call or lack there of. I don't hold it against the referee, as we all miss on occasion.
Forum: Main Forum 11-28-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,007
Posted By gregcantrall
I am a retired carpenter.

:confused:
I have worked on some of the largest bridges in the northwest. Am I called “That Old Bridge Builer”. Made some of the nicest office desks in Seattle. Am I called, “That Old Furniture...
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