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BHE and FHE English system? - 07-08-2016, 10:37 PM

I'm trying to work out a system or guidelines to using Back Hand English (BHE) and Front Hand English (FHE), but I don't really know much about it. I just came up with the idea today, and I was hoping I could get help sorting it all out.

So what I know up until this point:

- with BHE, the QB comes off straight at the target and after a while swerves in.
-FHE will squirt out more initially before swerving back in.

My approach has been to start with 100% BHE for the spin I'm putting on it, and subtract BHE, and add enough FHE to compensate for the swerve, depending on the shot, speed, etc.

I play on a barbox, so needing a shorter bridge is not uncommon.

I think the halfway point between the tip and the Natural Pivot Point (let's call it the Halfway Pivot Point), let's you use a 50/50 blend of BHE/FHE to achieve the same results as 100% BHE.

So I think it'll let me use pivot English with different bridge lengths


For example if I use the Halfway Pivot, I use 50% BHE and 50% FHE, it'll go straight down the line of aim. If I need to add squirt to negate swerve, I minus both in their relative proportions and add the FHE.

And I think it let's you move up and down your shaft like an instrument.

So let's say the distance between your Natural Pivot Point is and Halfway Pivot Point is 5 inches (or you divide whatever the distance is by 5):

Natural Pivot Point: 100% BHE / 0% FHE
+1 inch: 90% BHE / 10% FHE
+2 inches: 80% BHE / 20% FHE
+3 inches: 70% BHE / 30% FHE
+4 inches: 60% BHE / 40% FHE
Halfway Pivot Point: 50% BHE / 50% FHE

And this will replicate the cue traveling straight down the aim line like your natural pivot point, and you just mix in extra FHE to compensate for the swerve.
  
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