Josswest finished

bstroud

Deceased
After almost 45 years of cuemaking I am finally retiring to play more pool.

I am taking no more orders and doing no more repairs.

My thanks to all the people that have supported Josswest for all these years.

I still have a small amount of work to finish. Not much.

Bill Stroud
 

jay helfert

Shoot Pool, not people
Gold Member
Silver Member
After almost 45 years of cuemaking I am finally retiring to play more pool.

I am taking no more orders and doing no more repairs.

My thanks to all the people that have supported Josswest for all these years.

I still have a small amount of work to finish. Not much.

Bill Stroud

See you at DCC. Bring plenty of cash! :D
 

dr9ball

"Lock Doctor"
Silver Member
After almost 45 years of cuemaking I am finally retiring to play more pool.

I am taking no more orders and doing no more repairs.

My thanks to all the people that have supported Josswest for all these years.

I still have a small amount of work to finish. Not much.

Bill Stroud

Best wishes for continued happiness and success in your retirement Bill.
 

Fast Lenny

Faster Than You...
Silver Member
Good luck in your return to playing more pool Bill, hopefully one of these days I will get to meet you. Are you still coming through Phoenix?
 

mattb

AzB Silver Member
Silver Member
Thank You

Thank you for 45 years. Enjoy several more your way this time.
 

bstroud

Deceased
See you at DCC. Bring plenty of cash! :D

Don't worry Jay, I will.

Can you tell me more about the break and run one pocket?
Just open break and start running balls?
5 racks?

Big pockets? small pockets?

Glad you missed the weather in the Phill.

Bill
 

Ken_4fun

AzB Silver Member
Silver Member
As you know, you have tons of fans. Most of all, me...:thumbup:

Okay if I introduce myself at DCC?

Ken
 

ignomirello

Tony IGGY
Silver Member
Enjoy

After almost 45 years of cuemaking I am finally retiring to play more pool.

I am taking no more orders and doing no more repairs.

My thanks to all the people that have supported Josswest for all these years.

I still have a small amount of work to finish. Not much.

Bill Stroud

Enjoy yourself!
 

robleyf7

AZB Horse 2016
Silver Member
After almost 45 years of cuemaking I am finally retiring to play more pool.

I am taking no more orders and doing no more repairs.

My thanks to all the people that have supported Josswest for all these years.

I still have a small amount of work to finish. Not much.

Bill Stroud

mister Bill it was good finaly meeting you in okla homa city few months ago good shooting btw i hope too meet u again soon take care hope u had a great christmas an happy newyears
 

jackpot

AzB Silver Member
Silver Member
old times

Billy,
I am going to try to get to the derby. I want to go for a ride in that Audi.
If you are too busy I would be happy to take it out by myself. Remember
when we were going to that pool hall on Forest Ave. in Dallas, we were
in that Lotus you had and it exploded. That is the reason I think it would
be best if I broke the new one in for you. That was also about the time
that little dog of yours, I think his name was Bear bit my finger. It has
never been the same. I haven't been able to pick my nose since.
Good luck my friend,
jack potter
 

atthecat

AzB Silver Member
Silver Member
Owned many of your cues. Outstanding work!!! Enjoy your retirement.
Here's a picture I just found from August 1972.
BillStroudSmall.jpg
 

TATE

AzB Gold Mensch
Gold Member
Silver Member
Bill,

That was an amazing run - 40+ years and still going strong. So much for you to be proud of, so many innovations, happy customers, and so much enthusiasm for the game. I don't know how you pulled it off, but you did and you certainly are as well known as any person in the industry.

It must be difficult to say "no more" - I'm just happy I have my Josswest player and I'll continue to hold onto it with both hands.

Good luck - I hope we can play if and when we run into each other again.

Chris
 
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Chopdoc

AzB Silver Member
Silver Member
So how does it feel to be such a prominent part of the history of cue making?

I bet you really didn't imagine that when you set up shop with Dan Janes in the late sixties.

My hat is off to you. If I am lucky, someday I will own one of your cues.

Best of luck on the tables. From what I hear you didn't lose much being away from it all these years. And I can bet your equipment will always be the best in the room. Everybody is going to want to know what you are shooting with down to the millimeter....probably more than they want to know what the leading pros are shooting with.


The best is yet to come.......
 

Blue Hog ridr

World Famous Fisherman.
Silver Member
Lifes work well done Bill.

Enjoy your retirement. When you look back, you'll know that you left a legacy in every cue that is still being used, for decades and more.
 

Ktown D

Neverwuzzz
Silver Member
I will be sure and introduce myself at Derby. Your cues are awesome and I am looking forward to seeing you play some.
 
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