Just starting the new APA season. I think it may be my last before switching to the BCA. I played well, lost by 4 balls to a guy that I'm fairly evenly matched with. I got him last time. He came two 9 balls from having 3 break and runs on me. I couldn't find my break until the end. Came...
I'm with you on this. I like this better than hiding the 1 in the cluster. If the 1 is in the cluster rather than the white, I'm less likely to have a good shot on 1 when I get back to the table. Just thin the 1 softly of the rail and park the white behind the 6. The 1 only needs to roll out...
That shot on the 2 was great. Fun match to watch. Got completely screwed on the breaks though. That final one would have been legal but the white came back and bumped the 7, I think, as it was heading towards the line.
I spoke way too soon there. Earl tanked it there at the end. I'm happy to see he was able to keep his composure and stick it out though. Shane might be just enough of a calming factor to keep Earl from exploding.
...when you pull your $1000 cue out of your $500 case and complain about the $8 drink you just bought at the bar.
...when the whiteboard in your office illustrates the last shape you missed.
...when all of your pants have blue stains at the left pocket.
I like your picks of Germany, Holland, USA, and Philippines but will guess that its Germany and the Philippines in the finals.
I'd love to see Shane go all the way, but I'm not so sure Earl can keep his cool long enough.
I do something similar for my league play. The majority of my matches are on a diamond table with simonis cloth and I use a z2 shaft with a 12 millimeter tip. On the valley tables I switch to a 314 shaft with a 13 mm. The 314 shaft is also about a half ounce heavier. I feel like I have a little...