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  1. Mikey Town

    -- Loaded Ariel Carmeli -- Brand New & Priced to Move --

    Hi all, Up for sale is a new (un-hit) Ariel Carmeli cue. The photos are not misleading... it's at least as gorgeous in person as it looks here. Incredible Curly Maple Forearm Ebony Points and Buttsleeve All the right inlays + the 24 dot trim rings (that's 192 total inlays!) No Ivory in this...
  2. Mikey Town

    Brand New - Loaded Carmeli 4-Pointer

    Just picked this beauty up from the shop 3 hours ago... LOVE how it came together. I'll let the photos speak for themselves. Cheers,
  3. Mikey Town

    New Eddie Cohen - Christmas Cue!

    I gave Eddie the following: I don’t like Bird’s Eye Maple I love bridged veneers Other than that, you have complete creative control... surprise me. Theme: If you made a cue for Santa Claus, this would be that cue. On Friday, he delivered this beauty. Would love to hear your thoughts...
  4. Mikey Town

    -- Gorgeous Eddie Cohen -- Lots of Bells and Whistles --

    Hi all, Up for sale is a new (un-hit) Eddie Cohen cue. It really is as gorgeous as it looks in the photos. Curly Maple and Ebony Bridged Veneers at the points Veneered Windows at the back All the right inlays Joint and Butt Cap are Tomahawk No Ivory in this cue Black Leather Wrap Tiger Onyx...
  5. Mikey Town

    -- Gorgeous Cohen -- Possible Trade for Watch --

    Hi all, I have the Cohen cue from the thread below. It's still brand new and un-hit. Great veneer colors, bridged points, veneered windows, etc... it's just gorgeous. I love it, and I don't really want to sell it... but I'd be willing...
  6. Mikey Town

    -- Jacoby Custom Jump/Break -- Priced to Move --

    Hi all, Up for sale is a custom Jacoby Jump/Break cue. Cue has Uni-Loc joints at both positions, a phenolic tip and is in good used condition. Hits em' hard and jumps em' high. Great bang for your buck with this one. 30" Butt + 29" Shaft = 18.59 ounces of rack crushing, obstacle hurdling...
  7. Mikey Town

    — New 2X2 Volturi Case — Priced to Move —

    Hi all, Up for sale is a new, never used, 2X2 Volturi case. It’s a modern classic made from a beautiful warm brown leather. Sold shipped and PayPal’d in the CONUS. Dust jacket/bag included. Cheers, Mike
  8. Mikey Town

    Decorative Pins in Cues

    Hi all, I had an idea that I thought turned out well and wanted to hear your thoughts on it. I feel like the pin of the cue offers some creative possibilities that haven't been fully explored. We've seen pins made of different materials, but not many that are a decorative feature of the cue...
  9. Mikey Town

    Bob Owen - Classic Bushka Style Beauty

    Hi all, Up for sale is a gorgeous Bushka style cue by Bob Owen. I purchased this cue from deanoc and he said that the green material in the butt sleeve is actually from George Balabushka's old personal stock. It hits beautifully (like all of Bob's cues) and the craftsmanship is top notch...
  10. Mikey Town

    My "Bushka Inspired" Bob Owen

    I was lucky enough to acquire this cue, as of late... it's one of the "Paternal Twins" cues that Bob did for deanoc, so photos of it have already been posted here (fairly recently). That said, as soon as I got it in hand, I realized that those photos didn't come close to doing this cue justice...
  11. Mikey Town

    The Little Things That Set Cues Apart

    In the current climate of cue making, with so many people out there producing high quality products, it's the little things that set a pool cue apart from the rest. Whether it's an uncommon material that is used really well, a particular twist on an inlay design, an unexpected color combo...
  12. Mikey Town

    --- Loaded Ariel Carmeli --- For Sale or Trade ---

    Up for sale or trade is a gorgeous 8-point cue by Ariel Carmeli. This cue is still brand new (un-chalked and un-played). Retail price is just north of $5,000 and Ariel's current wait list is at 2 years and growing. This is a great way to pick up a monster of a cue without the wait. Butt...
  13. Mikey Town

    Loaded Ariel Carmeli

    This my be one of (if not the) last ivory cue that came out of Ariel's shop. Haven't hit it, but at least I got around to photographing it. Enjoy...
  14. Mikey Town

    Home Pool Room - What to Add Now?

    Let's say you've been lucky enough to cover the basics, in a beautiful way... You have the table you always wanted, playing like you always wanted it to. You have a matching light that does a beautiful job. You have enough space, good seating, a place to keep your cues and accessories, some...
  15. Mikey Town

    Brunswick Centennial TV Ball Set

    Thinking about picking up a set of the Centennial TV balls. Please let me know what you have and how much you'd like to get. I also have a Jacoby Jump/Break and 2 new 2X2 Volturi cases, in case you're open to a trade. Cheers, Mike
  16. Mikey Town

    WTB: 9' Gold Crown in So Cal

    Hi all, Putting the feelers out for a 9' Gold Crown (preferably a 3 or a 4). I'm in contact with West State Billiards, and I found their prices very fair for the work they do. While I'm leaning that direction, I won't be ready for the table to be delivered until mid-September, so I want to...
  17. Mikey Town

    Cohen Cue in the Works

    Just wanted to share the first look at a cue that Eddie Cohen is putting together for me. It's just a forearm for now, but it's a great start. I'll try to keep this thread updated with progress photos as they are available. I know that every computer monitor displays colors a bit differently...
  18. Mikey Town

    Carmeli - Davis Conversion

    East Indian Rosewood into Straight Grain Maple, Titlist Veneers, Steel Sleeve/Flat Faced Joint. Kept this one simple and classic... Just may be my new player. Really liking the phenolic bumper, too. Gives the feel/feedback of bumperless with the protection of a bumper. Special thanks to...
  19. Mikey Town

    Does Anyone Also Make Pens?

    Hi all, I'm in the market for a nice new pen and was leaning toward something out of wood, instead of the usual boring, store-bought stuff everyone else seems to have. As functional as a pen is, I still want it to be a bit of a display piece, though. I figured that there has to be at least a...
  20. Mikey Town

    How to Contact Roger a Volturi Cases?

    How to Contact Roger at Volturi Cases? Hi all, Does anyone have a more effective way then email to contact Roger at Volturi Cases? I have a case on order with him, that was supposed to be complete last week. Over the last 5 days, I've sent two emails requesting status, photos, or any update...