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  1. Pelican

    Pool & Billiards or Billiard Digest magazine with Simms advertisement

    I would like to purchase an older pool magazine the has an advertisement for the Simms company vibration damper. In the ad it has a picture of players holding their cues. Grady Mathews is one of the players and he is holding a cue that Leonard Bludworth made for him. If someone has a magazine...
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    Brent Hartman cues

    Since Brent retired has the price of his cues eased up?
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    RIP Scott Lee

    Man, I am going to miss him using our place for a day or two layover when coming or going. He loved the Bada Bing Shrimp at a local resturant. Rest easy my friend.
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    9' Diamond with light

    OK folks, decided I don't need this anymore. Just don't play on it enough to warrant keeping it. 9' Diamond Professional with the more desirable big Diamond light. I purchased from Grady Mathews in 2006 or 2007 when he lived on Goldstone in Columbia, SC. Being Grady's table naturally it has...
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    White Diamonds

    Field at White Diamonds seems to be a bit shy this time. Is there another big event pulling players away?
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    Rule concerning Cribbage

    In cribbage say I make the 3, can I use another ball to combo the 12 to make my crib? Thanks, Pel
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    Bank Tournament June 6th in Foley, AL

    Having a short rack bank tourney at the Billiards Club Bar, 1157 S. McKenzie St, Foley, AL on June 6th. Calcutta and rules at noon play starts at 1 pm. This limited to the first 16 PAID entries. Will be played on two 9' Diamonds. Tournament will be played using Derby City rules. Entry is $50...
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    VENA Rules Question

    I'm not familiar with VENA rules. Do they allow jump cues? Thanks, Pel
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    Grady Needs Our Support

    As most already know, Grady Mathews is battling lung cancer. He is in a long term care facility in Lexington, SC. As you all know Grady is a competitor and he is fighting this with all he's got. He has completed two sessions of chemo and has one or two more before they can give him a long...
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    Side to side movement

    I have noticed in the past few months that when I am doing my preshot strokes the tip of the cue seems to move a little side to side. Could this be an age related problem (65)? I have not been able to figure out how to stop this movement. It's slight but I know it is enough to affect my...
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    Gold Crown 4 disassembly

    Bought a GC4 and will have to disassemble to bring home. Is there anything special I need to know or will breakdown be obvious when I get under it. Have done Valley and Diamond but never a GC. Any shortcut tips would be appreciated. Pel
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    Is November Busy?

    Hey Sarah, how you is dahlin'. Wondered if you might try to make Starkville in November, the 20th-22nd. Professor is bucking up a $1000 guarantee for 1st place. Not shabby for a smaller tournament. Later, Pel
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    Starkville, MS

    I know it's a ways off but the fall/winter event at Southern Billiards will be November 20, 21, & 22. Will post a copy of the flyer later when Professor Gilmer gets it together. The ole Pelican will celebrate his joining of the medicare crowd birthday on the 20th by playing in the ring game...
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    Hey Lil Bit, you gonna make Starkville? I'm bringin' Grady. Pelican
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    Six plus years but I got my Hercek!!!

    I got on Joel Hercek's waiting list early spring of 2003. He contacted me April 1, 2008 to tell me he was getting together a new batch and I could be in it. I accepted and a few days later he called to work out details. The cue I had initially wanted to build got cancelled as it was to be a...
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    One Pocket and 9 ball Southern Billiards Starkville, MS

    One Pocket Tournament December 7 & 8 2007 Fall Follies at Southern Billiards. THE BASICS: Limited to the FIRST EIGHT ( 8 ) to pay the $500 Entry; Double elimination; Races to 3; Played on the two Diamond tables; Pays three places: $2,100; $1,000; & $600; Scheduled match times; Starts Friday at...
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    BCA/IPT connection

    What is the link between the BCA and the IPT? Pel
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    A horrible thought

    Do you realize that in about 40 years, there will be millions of old ladies running around with sagging tattoos?
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    Sorry I didn't

    get to say bye at Mobile. I was dragged out. Way too old for those round the clock tournaments. Wish we could have done better but hey, we gave it a shot. We'll knock 'em down at the next one. See ya then, Pel
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    Breakers - Mobile, AL

    Billiards & Sports Bar Two Day 9- Ball Bar Table Tournament August 13th & 14th, 2005. Guaranteed $10,000.00. $65.00 Entry Fee. "Plus Players Auction" Starts Saturday August 13th At 1:00 PM. .75 cent 3 1/2 Valley Bar Tables, Race To 9, Texas Express Rules Open 24 Hours For Tournament...