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    Hank Dietle's Tavern Fire

    Hank Dietle’s Tavern in North Bethesda, Maryland, burned on Valentin’s day, last Wednesday. It did not “burn to the ground” as YouTube says. I was there early this afternoon to shot some pool. The clean-up crew said Dietle’s would be back in business. I’ll take some photos the next time I am up...
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    Brunswick's GC with slate and BRUNSWICK

    To interested Table Mechanics. In your experience with Brunswick GC's and their playing surface : were the 1-inch pieces always slate? and were the 1.25-inch pieces always BRUNSTONE? Here is what Brunswick says about the two...
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    UPS Tracking Numbers

    I do not have occasion to use UPS often, but when I do, it’s usually as a receiver, not a shipper. BILLIARDS in Portland, Oregon is shipping a package to me in Maryland. On Friday, on my account at BILLIARDS, I noticed the package was in the hands of UPS (or so it seemed) with a Tracking Number...
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    VENDORS? Derby City Classic 2017

    I looked at the DCC's website as well as googling for a list of vendors of this years DCC. I came up with ZILCH. I have never been at the DCC and I had only presumed that there would be vendors at the event(s), past and present. So, please clue me in as to vendors and the DCC. Where there and...
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    Schmelke's P090 Complete Brass Joint

    David Schmelke, of Schmelke Cues has said (in an email today) that the firm is no longer offering the Uni-Lock Radial pin as an option for their cues. I was hoping order a Schmelke M Series with that joint because I have another cue with the Uni-Lock Radial, and I like commonality. I would like...
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    GTF Cases or is it G.T.F. Cases? and what does it mean?

    What is meant by GTF/G.T.F when referring to cue cases. According to the IndyQShop, Its G.T.F. at the top of the page but GTF further down the page. http://www.indyq.com/cases/gtf/ Obviously consistency is not considered worthy at the IndyQShop. According to Seyberts, its GTF...
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    Grissim, John 1979. Billiards; Hustlers & Heros …

    Grissim, John 1979. Billiards; Hustlers & Heros, Legends & Lies and The Search for Higher Truth on the Green Felt. NY, NY.: St. Martin’s Press. On the cover (it's a "wrap around, front and back) is a photo of the author and another pool player looking over a pool table. If you: 1. Have this...
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    John Barton Cases; I cannot design a case!

    Here is a screen shot of the Neon Green as seen when making a "Custom" cue case from JB Cases. Is this what others seen when they use the Custom Case making window on JB Cases, or is it my computer which does nor render the color correctly? Dave
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    Removable Inserts from JB Cases

    AJohn Barton has used his “REMOVABLE INTERIORs” on his leather cases To see the (RI) watch Mr. Barton pull out a RI from a leather case in this You Tube video at MINUTE 8:20. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJ9ryJ1lyCU&t=565s I am looking forward to seeing them on his rugged cases...
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    John Barton Cases; I cannot design a case!

    18 JANUARY 2017 I should have posted this weeks ago. I am very embarrassed for posting the Thread Title. I can not “undo” it. A user cannot edit or delete a Thread Title. The best I can do is to apologize to Mr. Barton and to the AZBilliards members. At first use, I was unable to “Build a Case”...
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    Is one of the 3 best tables BRUNSWICK, DIAMOND or GANDY?

    A review by MAINE HOME RECREATION (MHR) says NO! Not any of those three. Attached is their review of 29 different brand names of pool tables. Not 29 models; 29 brands! I did not know that there were that many. MNR places the 29 brands into four tiers; and neither Brunswick, Diamond, or Gandy...
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