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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    I’ve recorded myself. As much as I try I am really fighting to keep my elbow up. If I am not laser-focused on resisting dropping my elbow, I do indeed drop it, some times more than others. Even my best attempts result in a small drop which does result in contact point on CB slightly above aim...
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    You are correct. In hindsight this should have been sent to you privately. Apologies.
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    Matt, you know I appreciate what you did for me a few months back. I'm the one who innocently started this thread. But, I just have to say it here, PLEASE STOP! JUST STOP! You're trying so hard to be right, in the face of what I consider being so wrong, that, as I have seen in other posts...
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    If a nickel roundness is very close to the shape of a cue ball, a nickel would be 2.25 inches in diameter.......
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    I have one of these. Now, if I can just remember where it is . . . . .
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    Yes I believe it has major influence on my miscues. That said, I’m still working on applying the other suggestions received in this thread on hitting the CB at my intended point rather than where it typically hits, a bit above where I’m aiming, reducing the intended back spin.
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    Please ignore this reply. I stand corrected. Patrick is right. 3 is the limit per Dr Dave.
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    Huh? I thought 5 represents the miscue limit. It’s equivalent to the stripe of a striped ball, which I understood to be the limit. See this image of the Rempe ball.
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    Yes, I've noticed that the only way I can get WAY down on the shot when I keep my elbow up is to get WAY down with my knees, which is incredibly uncomfortable. I've decided (at least for now) that it's OK to have the back of the cue raised maybe 1" from its lowest possible point, so I am not...
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    Yes, I probably do have a lot of things going on. As I said in my original post, I am premature in trying this shot while I am training to groove my stroke by following Mark Wilson's suggestions. I admit I have not put in the weeks Mark suggests, yet. I tried posting the entire vid, but it...
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    Ditto my prevous response. I'll be more attentive to roughing up the tips on my cues as I continue to practice. Thanks.
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    Thanks, Patrick. I'm using Jim Rempe's training CB, photo in the original post. Yes, I clean the ball every shot, then position it so I can see where I am contacting it. My impact point is higher than I am intending, yet still miscuing even if I'm not approaching the marked miscue limit per...
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    Thanks. I am really working on keeping my shoulder quiet but as much as I try I notice I'm still dropping it, even if slightly. I'll continue to work on that. I do rough up the tip but obviously not often enough. I'll try that.
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    P.S. The red chalk I use is brand Silver Cup Chalk, Macon Ga,, don't know how old. The blue I tried is Master (amazing how we accumulate chalk from pool halls without even trying, innit?)
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    I tried a piece of blue chalk. No real difference. Any ideas about my other question, why my impact point is still well above where I'm aiming on the CB?
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    Thanks for the responses. Thanks for the responses. Too flat? Nickel rather than dime: Left to right: Huebler, Meucci, Adams. I miscue a little bit less with the Meucci than the Adams, and it is a wee bit rounder than the Adams.
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    Help with cue tip contact point.

    I could use some help. I am trying to apply Mark Wilson’s chapters 3-6. His orthodox approach appeals very strongly to how I learn. I suppose it's time to open up to criticism here. :) Historically, the impact point on the CB is right of intended. Mark’s alignment, stance, and elbow position...
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    Question about shooting fast and shooting slow......

    Another great thread, my comment from the peanut gallery. Thanks.
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    Funny pic/gif thread...

    The public elementary school near my home in SoFla had something similar; in my state schools are graded A, B, ... F. The marquee said "Congradulations! We are an 'A' School Again!" I decided to go back to photograph it but it had already been corrected. Darn I was going to post in on FB...
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