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    Revo size

    I see a lot of players go from their 13 mm wooden shaft to a 12.4 Revo. Why not the 12.9? Is this just a preference thing?
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    Weird things players do .....

    I watched an old guy practicing the other day and he wasn't that bad a player, but I noticed that when he practiced his draw shots he would move his grip forward on the cue and drop his elbow following the stroke. I talked to him about it later and he said that when he was younger an old...
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    A great shot that ALMOST worked!

    My opponent breaks in 9 ball and leaves the CB frozen to middle of the head rail. The 1 is one ball to the left of center table just past the side pockets. I could of played safe or pushed but it was only a $5 game and I'd had a couple of beers. The 2 ball was sitting a little to the left of the...
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    Pool light conversion went well!

    Since I screwed up my neck in May, 3 herniated discs, I could not take the twelve year old 9 foot Diamond light down from the ceiling to work on it, can't do any lifting above my shoulders. I found a suggestion online that if I wanted to walk on the table I would have to put down a blanket, and...
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    Seniors Unite!

    I'm tired of my friends giving up the game of pool due to their age with excuses like; my eyesight is bad, the OB looks fuzzy, I have double vision, can't see the end of a nine foot table, the women don't look at me anymore .. etc. There's a huge market out there for instructors who want to take...
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    Anyone else have a "Most Embarrassing" at the pool hall?

    Here's mine: I was playing in a tournament and there were 8 players left. I was going to play in approx 30 minutes when a big gas attack hit me so I went outside, past the weed smokers, into a secluded area of the parking lot and 'let er rip'. You know the old saying, never trust a fart, well...
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    A picture that had an impact!

    Must have been around 40 years ago and I can't remember what state or pool hall I was in, but there was a picture on the wall, looked like oil on canvas. In the upper left portion it showed and old gloomy smoke filled room, a bar surrounded by spittoons, bartender asleep on chair and a regular...
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    Lefties vs Righties

    Have studies been done to see if left handed players have an advantage over right handed players or vice versa. I was reading that left handed bowlers, boxers and fencers have an advantage due to the differences of left/right brain functions in interactive sports. Something to do with spatial...
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    Found a table for only $480,000 .. WOW!!

    Don't forget the tax!! https://artemest.com/products/sinfonia-billiard-table?set_country=US&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign&utm_content&utm_term&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIyuP0_NGD8QIVqgytBh1avwdVEAQYAiABEgLQtvD_BwE
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    How is this happening? Might need Dr Dave or Bob J.

    Probably a dumb question with simple answers so go ahead and beat me up, I'm ready. I get down on my shot, line it up perfectly, all locked in, shoot the shot and boom, nothing but net .. middle of hole. I then do the same, close my eyes, stroke through to finish and hear that sweet bottom of...
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    I believe some instructors can actually ruin your game!

    I'm not talking about instructors no one has heard of but well known to the pool world. I will not mention any names. I'll use one example and I have at least 3 but one will get my point across. I had a friend who was a very good player, watched him beat a couple of pros years ago. He was...
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    Where's the f'n 3?????

    I was playing the other night in the basement when lightning struck close by and the lights went out. There I was, cue in hand, in mid stroke in total darkness. A big gruff voice rang out, in my head, 'Where's the f'n 3?'! I had to smile. When I was young an older grumpy guy, who knew his...
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    Ever have a hustle backfire .........

    I've heard a lot of hustle stories, but have you ever been duped yourself? Here's how I almost got taken: When I was younger one of my setups was an older league shirt, a vinyl wrapped box case, and a crappy looking sneaky. This setup was a magnet for a game, I didn't have to approach they...
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    What's up with chalk?

    Anything else I drop on the floor I reach down and pick it up whether it's round, square, flat whatever. Every time I drop a piece of chalk on berber carpet(my floor), tile, concrete, etc. the chalk winds up seven feet away and on the opposite side of any obstacle. For example I dropped a piece...
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    Where was Simonis when I used to play?

    competitively that is! I mean I used to travel to a lot of pool halls in the 60's and 70's until I started staying closer to home, and usually just played on that thick wool green cloth. I know Simonis has been around since the 1600's, but I don't remember anyone talking about it back then or...
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    Logon problems......

    Anyone still having problems logging on? I can't logon through the main page, I get a security warning that info will be sent over an insecure connection, I click continue but the screen blinks and it doesn't log me on. I go to the forum to logon and that works, but after 15 minutes I'm no...
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    A little table rage...............

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnEwahORlkc
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    Instructional Material

    ******* SOLD ****************- Complete set(3 dvds) of Mastering pool with Mika. - Complete set(I thru V) of Dr Dave's Encyclopedia of Pool Shots - 4 dvd set of Zero-X instruction including kicks and banks - Pro One - Basic Center to Edge - IPAT - I have the complete set EXCEPT I am missing dvd...
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    Runde Era Schon Custom

    ***SOLD****Runde Era Schon Custom from the 80's. Original shaft plus two extra stitched ringed shafts PLUS 3 extra old shafts (2 Schon and 1 Predator). A total of 6 shafts. Ferrule on original has ding as in photo but no crack, butt rolls straight some shafts roll straight some have slight...
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    Might have to go on the cave wall next to Willie!

    Reminds me of my grandma!
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