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    Disks Under Centennial Rails

    The metal disks that the 3/8-16 bolt goes into from underside of the rail. The screws that hold the disk in place are loose in many spots. I can turn some of the disks and then drill new holes to take care of the problem, but there are a few that have been turned many times already and that...
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    What a Mess

    Finished the dismantle of my Centennial last night. When I took another look at it today, just shook my head. There was a layer of chalk all over the rack side of the slate and caked on there heavy ,,in almost like lines ,thick I mean. Sorta shaky about just cleaning it with water to get it all...
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    Keeping Ferrules Clean

    Have just tried a new idea on some of my playing cues and it's working great. There is a ceramic coating manufactured by Mothers Auto Finishes called RMX Ceramic polish. After polishing ferrule I applied a light coating with a cotton swab and let it dry, then buffed and applied another coating...
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    Rest In Peace John Herke

    Heard sad news of my Friend John Herke's passing late yesterday. John was a true pool junky all his days that I had known him which goes back to the late 70's when we first met. John accompanied on many outings and he steered me to many spots through out the Carolina's back when. He also was an...
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    Bill Lawson write up from back in the mid 80's

    There's a lot of bull in this write up, but there is also a lot of truth. Irvin Lawson at one time, was not the game, a road player ever wanted to be matched up in. He was a giant when he was in gear and many who knew stayed away. Last 9 ball tourney he played in (Roanoke Va) in the final match...
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    New HR Simonis Cloth

    Christmas present arrived early. Wife has purchased a new bolt of HR Simonis for my Brunswick Centennial . Question,, the facings on the rail rubber is the original material . The rail rubber plays well , but thinking about replacing just the facings. Are there different materials that would...
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    New HR Simonis Cloth

    Christmas present arrived early. Wife has purchased a new bolt of HR Simonis for my Brunswick Centennial . Question,, the facings on the rail rubber is the original material . The rail rubber plays well , but thinking about replacing just the facings. Are there different materials that would...
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    Surgery ,,Oh No

    Well after trying to make do for a few years, looks like rota-tor Cuff is going to need repairing. Lotta diff between 60 and now 65. Wonder how this will work out with getting back into playing a bit.
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    Break In

    My son left his car unlocked a few nights ago. Someone was in the area and went through about 6 cars taking what ever wasn't nailed down. He had a nice old Palmer cue that was in one of my old cases and a break cue stolen. Cue looks a lot like the one in the following link...
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    Mike Shough Has Passed

    An old friend and dang good player has passed on, Mike Shough from Patrick Springs Va. Mike and I grew up playing together from an early age,,guess we met when we were like 14 or 15 years old and had many battles on the tables while growing into our games. He could get loose and run 100 balls in...
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    Speaking Of Mr. Lassiter

    Never Saw These Two Before https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxobcdPCYwE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxobcdPCYwE I noticed the shot before the last,,he spun his cue ball , pretty well to get to the last ball needed to win the Championship---Also the third shot in the last rack,,on the nine...
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    Wife Will Love This,,By Our Pool

    Got to set this one up,,while She Is out of town for a few days,,Yep,,That's The Ticket http://www.odditycentral.com/news/snookball-a-sport-that-lets-you-play-billiards-with-your-feet.html
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    Dope Smokers (E-cigs) inside Hard Times Sacramento

    Things Happen--Yep
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    Storm Action

    Well The winter storm is starting to hit my little sleepy Mountain town. Last night when I got in from work, cleaned the table up real good , brought in extra wood in case we loose power. Brought more food and beverages in...now let it hit and I can work out some and get my right arm feeling...
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    Twilight Zone Christmas

    Merry Christmas Everyone--Always Liked This as a Kid When I first Saw It--Still Do http://www.cbs.com/shows/the_twilight_zone/video/622073531/the-twilight-zone-the-night-of-the-meek
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    Does Thought Inhibit Play

    Came across an interesting article just awhile ago. Though ,it hasn't any mention of pool,,but it had me thinking about being in the zone as soon as I saw it. http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/12/05/study-says-you-probably-do-this-without-thinking/
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    Now I'm to the young age of 61

    Just turned the big one and 1 more added,,interesting thing though--last year when turning 60 I had a 115 run just before hitting the mark--no witnesses--this year is was 137 just a few days ago and witnessed by my son's best freind Johnny Martin of Mville Va--he hadn't seen runs of over 3 or 4...
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    Shaft Facing

    How much of the Shaft Facing should match up to the joint when both parts are mated together. I'm noticing on my cue that there is a ring around the shaft facing just a little in from the edge all the way around the shaft facing--but there is alot of the facing on the shaft and the bottom joint...
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    April Fools Tragedy in the making

    Be carefull when pulling April Fool pranks--what might seem funny one one, might not be percived the same by others--good example--I had my Mother in law call the local Funeral Home and ask for Myra Mains--my Father in Law thought it was the best trick ever pulled and I made real points with him...
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    99 and then left with no shot--TOI works

    Played for a few hours yesterday couldn't get my stuff together--best was a 57. Got up earlythis morning to head out on the road and make a trip with the family to take my Mom to Church--it' was sleeting like crazy--had breakfast--laid back relaxed--went down to the table room and cleaned the...
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