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    Antique tables, How much is too much?

    Antique tables, How much is too much? NOW WITH PICS Just looking for some thoughts and opinions. I'm working on a pre 1900 Brunswick. Somewhere along the line someone put Monarch Superspeeds on it and the nose is well below 1.25" Ball hop abounds. I pulled the rubber off and the face of...
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    Gold Crown I Carom table rubber question

    So, I have a 10' Gold Crown I carom table that needs new rubber. The rubber that is on it is Brunswick Monarch Truspeed. I am assuming this is going to be the same as changing out Monarch Superspeed. The angle of the subrail will need to be reworked as I assume there is no direct replacement...
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    Anniversary Knock Off

    Can folks tell me the different variations of Brunswick Anniversary tables? I've got one I'm about to put some work into but some things are standing out as odd. Oliver L. Briggs & Sons Electric Cushion Fast K-66 One piece side rail, no center pocket casting 2 stretchers between the pedestals...
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    What would cause a slate to split apart?

    Why would a slate break apart on it's own? Just the facts... Antique Brunswick. T-rail side bolt. About 100 years old. 10' pocket table. Original slates. This table is in a high end home and was not set up by a hack. The slates were in very good shape when last recovered and set up, I...
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    Another Moncarch Super Speed Question

    If the rails on a Gold Crown I has good Monarch Super Speeds on it and the rubber is not coming loose is there any good reason to change it? Rubber is still soft and glued on well. Table is going into a home that just wants to have some fun with a decent table to play on. Thanks. Julio
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    Introduction and Covering Rails Question

    Hello All. My name is Julio and feel it's time to introduce myself. I visit the form often and appreciate the wealth of knowledge offered here. I'm not sure I'll call myself a mechanic just yet, but I am an up and comer in Las Cruces, New Mexico. I learned the trade from one Kerry Rhodes...