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Dime or Nickle? - 02-21-2019, 02:30 PM

What tool do most of you all prefer to shape your tips?
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Nivecraft - 02-21-2019, 04:20 PM

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Dime and nickel sizes. I use nickel for larger than 12.75 mm and dime for thinner tips.
  
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02-21-2019, 05:36 PM

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Dime and nickel sizes. I use nickel for larger than 12.75 mm and dime for thinner tips.
what if it is exactly 12.75? either? i only ask because mine is 12.75...
  
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02-21-2019, 06:26 PM

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02-21-2019, 10:29 PM

For my level of play a Nickle is better.
Even on a 12.5mm tip.
It is more forgiving when I need to hit the cue ball dead center with no side spin.
I am willing to give up a bit of spin for better accuracy.
Helps me make those straight in long shots.
  
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02-22-2019, 05:46 AM

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Dime and nickel sizes. I use nickel for larger than 12.75 mm and dime for thinner tips.
Thank you, had not seen that one yet!
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03-04-2019, 02:24 AM

I haven't used many, but I like the last4ever tip tool-

https://www.last4ever.com/


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03-04-2019, 05:00 AM

A file, and my eyeballs.

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03-04-2019, 06:33 AM

With the newer type cloth, I prefer the dime. Anyone know who has em in stock? Been difficult to find one. Or anyone wanna trade a Willards nickle rounder for a dime?


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03-16-2019, 07:27 PM

A Q-Cube. Drill a 5/16 hole thru the center so you don't shorten the tip.


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04-11-2019, 10:24 PM

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For my level of play a Nickle is better.
Even on a 12.5mm tip.
It is more forgiving when I need to hit the cue ball dead center with no side spin.
I am willing to give up a bit of spin for better accuracy.
Helps me make those straight in long shots.
they both give the same spin on a pool cue

you won't see a difference until the tip is under like 9-10mm

source: math


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04-12-2019, 07:57 AM

Over 13mm Nickle and under 13mm dime.
  
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04-12-2019, 09:07 AM

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A Q-Cube. Drill a 5/16 hole thru the center so you don't shorten the tip.
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04-12-2019, 01:14 PM

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they both give the same spin on a pool cue

you won't see a difference until the tip is under like 9-10mm

source: math
Intending to hit center of the cue ball but hitting slightly off center, therefore imparting spin to the cue ball, will be lessened with a flatter tip.

source: math


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04-15-2019, 01:32 PM

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Intending to hit center of the cue ball but hitting slightly off center, therefore imparting spin to the cue ball, will be lessened with a flatter tip.

source: math
so work on your stroke?


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