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Question what cue maker or branded marks have the best cost-benefit ratio? - 11-22-2019, 04:49 PM

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iam not so good to know what cue maker or branded mark cue has the best cost-benefit Ratio?

I know they are cues for more than $2000 on the market, but which of them are in a category like an BMW M3?

I dont Need a Aston Martin (8 Pointers) only for the look i mean who produces for less amount the best playing cue?

Price value max $1000

who are the top notch cue maker.
  
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11-22-2019, 05:00 PM

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Hello,

iam not so good to know what cue maker or branded mark cue has the best cost-benefit Ratio?

I know they are cues for more than $2000 on the market, but which of them are in a category like an BMW M3?

I dont Need a Aston Martin (8 Pointers) only for the look i mean who produces for less amount the best playing cue?

Price value max $1000

who are the top notch cue maker.
Buy a Mezz you have the beauty of a custom weather that be fancy or plain and you have many Low Deflection shafts to choose from.

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11-22-2019, 05:20 PM

I would invest in some good instructional DVD's, and one hell of a lot of table time. There are no magic Cues, Shafts, or other gizmos.

Most people who are great at something has little to do with equiptment, it skill, and mental game.
  
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11-22-2019, 05:24 PM

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I would invest in some good instructional DVD's, and one hell of a lot of table time. There are no magic Cues, Shafts, or other gizmos.

Most people who are great at something has little to do with equiptment, it skill, and mental game.
Which is why all good players use bar cues off the wall. You should just answer the question instead of being contrarian for no damn reason.
  
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11-22-2019, 05:25 PM

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Hello,

iam not so good to know what cue maker or branded mark cue has the best cost-benefit Ratio?

I know they are cues for more than $2000 on the market, but which of them are in a category like an BMW M3?

I dont Need a Aston Martin (8 Pointers) only for the look i mean who produces for less amount the best playing cue?

Price value max $1000

who are the top notch cue maker.
Buy any butt you like the looks off and can afford from a known maker (anywhere from McDermott basic lines to whatever), then start trying out different shafts and tips to go with it. Very few players these days buy a cue and stick with the shaft it comes with, which pretty much changes the cue. I've use a $500 shaft with a $80 cue and liked it, and used a $120 shaft on a $1,000 cue and liked that. The key is to get the balance, grip type and hit feel you like.


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11-22-2019, 05:34 PM

Production - Pechauer
Custom - Rick Howard or Keith Josey
  
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11-22-2019, 05:42 PM

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Hello,

iam not so good to know what cue maker or branded mark cue has the best cost-benefit Ratio?

I know they are cues for more than $2000 on the market, but which of them are in a category like an BMW M3?

I dont Need a Aston Martin (8 Pointers) only for the look i mean who produces for less amount the best playing cue?

Price value max $1000

who are the top notch cue maker.
This is a very subjective question so expect a lot of opinions. Here's mine on great customs that can be had for under $1000:

Jeff Olney

Jensen

Pat Diveney

Joss

There certainly are others but these 4 would be my best recommendations. Keep in mind that a non-fancy cue (no inlays or even poss no points) can be had by these makers for $500 or less and will play just as good.

The following are production cues which are also excellent players and can be purchased for under $1000, some can be as low as in the ~$300 range depending on model/shaft.

Pechauer

Mezz

Schon

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11-22-2019, 05:48 PM

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iam not so good to know what cue maker or branded mark cue has the best cost-benefit Ratio?



I know they are cues for more than $2000 on the market, but which of them are in a category like an BMW M3?



I dont Need a Aston Martin (8 Pointers) only for the look i mean who produces for less amount the best playing cue?



Price value max $1000



who are the top notch cue maker.


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11-22-2019, 06:28 PM

Check out Cem.


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11-22-2019, 07:27 PM

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11-22-2019, 09:07 PM

Philippi sneaky petes might be the biggest bang for the buck, imo
  
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11-22-2019, 09:18 PM

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Which is why all good players use bar cues off the wall. You should just answer the question instead of being contrarian for no damn reason.
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11-22-2019, 10:31 PM

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I would invest in some good instructional DVD's, and one hell of a lot of table time. There are no magic Cues, Shafts, or other gizmos.

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Simple - 11-22-2019, 11:45 PM

Whatever you pay for a SW when you sell it you will get all your $ back and if it is in good condition you will also get a profit.
It is just that simple no current cue being made with the exception of Dennis Searing can get you that.
You will pay more up front but get it all back when selling.
  
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