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  1. Okie

    WTB Complete Set of Cyclop Balls

    New is not important....but condition is. Skittle or standard colors...doesn't matter. Delivered to Oklahoma. If you have a set please post a pic and a price. Thank you, Ken
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    Online Tournament Management and Bracketing Web Site

    I introduced a lot of the pool world to challonge.com a couple of years ago. Well, Don Bodden (AZB user dbodden1019) has taken it to the next level for pool! http://leaguepoolstats.com/ is the best tool I have used for running tournaments. I have used challonge.com for a lot of events but this...
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    Bridge Arm and Shoulder Tension

    Looking for instructor opinions on bridge arm and shoulder tension..... On a scale from 1-10 with 1 being loose as a goose and 10 being locked down tight like a bulldog's bite, what would you think would be optimal for most players? Any other insights on the subject are welcomed! Thank you, Ken
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    My BCAPL Vegas Experience

    The good and the not so good... The good The rooms were nice! I expected a small kitchen of sorts but that was a small issue. Refrigerator held plenty of beer and water and kept both very cold! I liked the life sized pictures of players as you walked down the hall just before the pool area...
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    1994 Pro Tournament at Riviera

    I recently purchased a table which was used in the finals of a tournament at Riviera in 1994. Unfortunately we haven't been able to remember what tournament it was. It was held during the BCA North American Championships that year. I have been googling it a bit but am having no luck. Does...
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    FS - 4x8 Table in OKC Area

    4x8 Brunswick with the ball in claw base. Plays great. Installed black diamond rails about a year ago. These are the same rails that are on a Diamond bar box. Currently has Simonis 860 on it but I would replace the cloth if it was up to me. I have hit a lot of shots from the same place on it and...
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    Posted: Stolen cues

    This is a picture of cues stolen from Bob Owens in Wichita, KS yesterday. Ken
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    AZB Pool Tournament at BCAPL in Vegas!

    It started here (http://forums.azbilliards.com/showthread.php?t=310988) but I thought the title needed to be more informative to catch more folks attention. Tuesday 7/23 at or around 1pm we will be gathering for a tournament comprised of AZB'ers. No entry has been discussed. I see no reason...
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    AZB's AKATrigger on Livestream

    She is playing for the hot seat of the OB Cues Ladies' Tour against OKC's Sherri Foley! http://justin.tv/jamaicajoes Free live stream compliments of Jamaica Joe's! Enjoy! Ken
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    OB Cues Ladies' Tour Event

    Jamaica Joe's is hosting an OB Cues Ladies' Tour event this weekend and providing a free stream! http://www.justin.tv/jamaicajoes
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    Runde Era Shafts vs LD Shafts

    I have 3 of Runde era shafts and a gentleman was telling me yesterday I was crazy to not be using them. I asked him why and he said because they are better. So... How do these shafts stack up against today's LD shafts? What are the differences in play-ability? Ken p.s. didn't there used to...
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    AZB Felix playing on stream!

    AZB's Felix is playing at http://justin.tv/jamiacajoes Ken
  13. Okie

    Looking for Opinions

    As my journey with pool continues I was wondering what the experts might think of where I am today. Specifically - http://www.justin.tv/0kie/b/366372936 I have been streaming my practice sessions almost every day lately. I don't highlight them but they are there for a couple of days to be...
  14. Okie

    Why Object Ball Last?

    ATI forum looked a little slow today so I thought I would bug ya'll. :eek: It seems to me that most players and instructors advocate looking at the object ball before starting the backstroke aka last. But why? What do we gain by doing this? Thank you! Ken
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    What center cueball has done for "The Blade"Stevie Moore

    Thank you Mr. Moore! Please...PLEASE ignore those who would derail a thread like this (both sides of the fight). There are many of us out here reading and learning from those willing to share. But as players of a more humble standing we tend to stay quiet so it is kinda hard to tell we are...
  16. Okie

    Have you ever made a $10,000 10 ball?

    Well I have! I got drawn last week in Jamaica Joe's break and run pot. It was the second time I had been drawn in a year. The first time I got drawn I got unlucky when the cue ball was kissed into the corner pocket at the head of the table. So this was my first real shot at it and I pulled it...
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    Rules Interpretation - Racking

    Last night at league we had a rules discussion. I was told that the BCA didn't mean random like I was interpreting it. The section of the rule in question is below. (8 ball) ******************************************************* the remaining balls are placed at random, except that the ball at...
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    Tip Contact Time

    I imagine it is going to take a Dr Dave or Mr Jewett to answer this one. Is the time that the tip is in contact with the cue ball the same with a decelerating stroke and accelerating stroke? Was just driving home and got to thinking... Thanks in advance! Ken
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    Long Overdue Thank You to Mr. Byrne

    Last night as I was helping a friend I was reminded of the best information I think I have ever received on the game of pool. About 20 years ago I read Byrne's Standard Book of Pool and Billiards. The lesson which stuck with me was about the physics pertaining to the tangent line. Knowing what...
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    Any Kansas City Tournaments Thanksgiving Weekend?

    As the title says I am looking to play a tournament the weekend of Nov 24/25th in Kansas City. Is there anything going on then? Big small whatever...just wanna play :) Thanks! Ken
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