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  1. galipeau

    4 ball - anyone playing?

    Great way to learn 3c is Korean 4 ball. Add a second red, hit both balls any way you want. Only foul is hitting opponents cue ball with yours. Teaches great control and helps learn the harder game of three cushion.
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    Who won the ebony nosed cue off shopgoodwill?

    It was paired with a Dale Perry and had a cracked buttcap.
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    Half n half tip

    Has anyone messed with installing a tip of one hardness, then trimming down and installing another half of a tip with differing hardness? Not sure what made me think of it, but curious to know if it's been done. I have no clue if there is any benefit. Would try it myself, but I've moved and no...
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    Older Vikings

    Would like to see some! Just picked up a be plain Martin style BEM merry widow Viking from the 80's or 90's. Will post when it arrives. Want to see what else you guys have.
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    Scallop secrets

    Has anyone here cut scallops in a cue? I'd love to see any pictures of setup. Did you build a jig and bandsaw the cuts, or did you use a router attachment and indexing headstock? If you are doing overlapping scallops, I'm assuming you need to cut, assemble, glue, turn, then cut, glue turn...
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    Sleeve steel joint with another material

    Has anyone sleeved an existing steel joint cue with another material? Or would you instead just replace the joint altogether. Sent from my ONEPLUS A6013 using Tapatalk
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    Anyone here an snag this is cue?

    Found this on Craigslist outside Portland. Looks like a tad/martin or at least a replica. And a possible McDermott d series. Emailed the guy and it was sold... Made me want to cry.
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    Rebuilding a vintage cue

    So I saw a viking on an auction site recently and I'm 90% sure the forearm was an old Titleist blank. Due to the age the rings and plastic were distorted and shrinking or loose possibly. How do you guys feel about rebuilding something like that? Would you attempt to keep it true to the original...
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    Share your cool pool apparel.

    Any good vintage tournament shirts, jackets, hats, etc - post them here! What do you wear that shows your love for the game? Sent from my ONEPLUS A6013 using Tapatalk
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    Delrin

    Anyone looking for delrin blanks for joints and buttcaps? I have a bunch leftover from a machining project. 39 pcs 2"dia x 2.2" long 211 pcs 1.5" dia x 1.35 long Longer Miscellaneous cutoffs of each are also available Rochling sustarin c acetal black Make an offer on the lot, I'd rather...
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    Mali and OB shaft

    Nice old Mali in great condition. With original shaft it hits firm like a sugartree. I got it years ago with a hand tooled leather case and was going to flip it at the time, but it plays so nicely that I kept it. Have to make room now. OB shaft is optional, can sell separately. Fairly sure...
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    Classy Pete

    Not so sneaky, but I like the natural color palette. Cueball joint protector and bumper (not shown). This thing hits really solid, nice firm ping in the feedback. Brass 3/8x10 pin.
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    What's the quickest you've ever made a cue?

    Start to finish. Just curious... Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
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    McDermott Fellini style Mac case 1x1

    Just what the title says. Fellini style McDermott tube case. Half the price, twice as strong. Aluminum tube construction, wooden end caps. $135 Sold pending payment Trades welcome, but has to be interesting. Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
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    Gambling with Venmo

    Anyone ever done it? Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
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    White Delrin bumper for box cue

    Fun little project to personalize my Adam JR12 and change the feedback a little. Snug fit, with slots cut in the back to compress. Love the color as it's so unique. With all the white in this cue, I think it really works! Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
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    3 cushion coaching

    Anyone in the Bay Area available to give Carom lessons? PM me please Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
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    Cue Swap

    Wow, been a while since I've logged in. Thought I'd like to put this out there: After all my years of playing, I've never had the chance to really really play with some of my favorite cuemakers creations. I've hit a few balls around with some notable cues, but haven't had the chance to really...
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    Stabilizing Ivory cueball

    Has anyone done this? Have a CB with some severe cracking and checking. I don't really care what it's worth, wanted to know if stabilizing with resin or epoxy was possible. Would be cool to have it filled with a bright color too! Could be used as a buttcap, joint, or shift knob. Shipping would...
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