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    GC IV Side Pocket Issue

    Hello, I have a Gold Crown IV that kicks balls out of the side pockets if not hit dead center and at slower speed. I believe the issue is that the rails were lengthened causing the pocket rubber to push out, causing the balls to spit out. I'm curious of the recommended solution to this...
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    Mechanics for table dismantle and move from GTA to 90mins East

    Looking for recommendations and contact info for mechanics to dismantle and move a table from North East of the GTA (Ontario, Canada) and going 90 mins east. Thanks in advance for suggestions.
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    Purchasing a used Gold Crown, what to look for?

    Hello, looking for advice on what to look for to ensure a table is in good condition..slate, legs, apron, etc. I have made an offer on the table and when I go and look at it need to know if its worth the money ($2300) or not. I'm not sure of the age but guessing it is either a Gold Crown 2 or 3.
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    Players Ages @ World 9-Ball

    Just looking through the final 64 at the world 9-Ball and found it interesting that Ralf Souquet is the most seasoned coming in at 50! Says quite a bit for where his game is still at to compete with the rest who are aged 17 to early 40's! Next in line would be... Yukio @ 43 Feijen @ 41 Deuel...
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    Jacoby Soft Hit, What others?

    I recently tried a buddies new Jacoby (HB4T) with the Ultra shaft and loved how soft the hit was. To ensure it wasn't just the shaft I tried the Ultra on my Dishaw and it softened the hit slightly but nothing like when its on the Jacoby butt. I have owned a OB1 in the past and found it way too...
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    Turning Stone - Dishaw Cues

    If anybody is at Turning Stone and wouldn't mind snapping a picture of the cues Dishaw has on display and posting them I would appreciate it. Thanks!!
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    APA Roster for Toledo Format

    Morning, Not looking for a bash the APA thread, just looking for opinions on what APA / CPA players feel the best 'Toledo' roster would be? For this please assume that all players are average within their skill level / region and the max is 23! For those that may not be familiar with 'Toledo'...
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    Ivory/Python in Canadian News

    This article talks about charges and sentencing due to illegal export of Ivory tusk and a "leather case made from python"! It even mentions Ernie in the picture caption.
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    Heart & Stroke Charity Doubles 8-Ball (CPA) - $10,000

    Played in a very well ran tournament this weekend. It was the Heart & Stroke Charity Doubles 8-Ball Tournament in Kincardine, Ontario. Handicap system & rules were CPA and they had three divisions, A (SL12), B (SL10) and C (SL6). It ran Friday to Sunday and the 'A' division (32 Teams) alone had...
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    Joss Model JOS26 Wanted

    Looking for a Joss Model JOS26 which was part of the Cuestix Int. line. They discontinued the cue a few years ago and I have always liked the look. Thanks in advance. Greg
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    FS: Dishaw (Red Palm & Ivory)

    FS: Dishaw (Red Palm & Ebony) Hello, Said I would never sell it, but if I can get what I need I will. Dishaw, (2006) 19.4oz - Radial Pin Red Palm, Butt and Forearm 6 - White in Ebony Diamond Inlays 6 - (3 Hi/ 3 Low) Ebony Points w/Holly/Ebony/Holly Veneers High points have white inlays in...
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    Pool League - Richmond Hill or Close?

    Hello, Just moved to Richmond Hill and looking at possibly getting involved in a league, any around? Thanks, Greg
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    Old Viking Ferrule Required

    Good evening, I had a older Viking shaft come in for repair with the metal tenon. The customer is asking for a ferrule like the one that I took off and he does not want to change the tenon out to wood. Does anybody have a ferrule or two they would like to sell? Thanks in advance for your...
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    Sniper Tips - Quality Change?

    This topic may have been discussed before, but I could not find it. Did Tiger change the way they manufacture Sniper Tips? I use to only use Snipers, until about a year ago when I tried putting one one and it was terrible to work with. The tips have seemed to go from a medium/hard to a very...
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    9 Ball - Handicap Definitions???

    Could somebody please explain the following terms used when handicapping 9 ball. - Last 2 - 5 Ball - 5 and out Thanks,
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    Shaft - Weird Issue

    I have an interesting issue with a newer OB-1 Shaft. After playing with it for a sort while there seems to be a small section approx. 5" from the tip and an 1" long that feels sticky. I put it on the lathe cleaned the shaft got it nice and smooth and again after a short while playing it came...
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    Superstorke Sighting! This is a Joke....

    For anybody out there that knows of or has heard of Bruce "Superstroke" Christopher...He's reeled in a few more Fish on his life long hustle! Check out this website and the article is currently the cover. .
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    Leagues Paying Green Fee's (Y/N)

    I would like to know how many players that play in leagues do not have to pay the host location(s) where they play green fee's? If you do have to pay how much are we talking about? Thanks to all who reply.
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    No Hdcp - 9 Ball Tourn. - Belleville, Ontario

    Hello All, I'm putting on a 9 Ball Tournament @ Mr Zed's Billiards in Belleville, Ontario, Canada (60 min East of Toronto) on September 15, 2007. Small tournament that last year was drawing about 15 - 20 local guys. - Entry Fee Handicapped by $, Plus $4.00 Green Fee. (Pro $200, Elite...
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    Predator Recall ?

    I was just informed by a competitor to Predator that Predator is recalling shafts due to bad ferrules. Is there any truth to this?