December 2015

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A Few Reviews. ~ Warren Ackary {Review}

Q-Whiz Cue Shaft Conditioner Surprised I purchased one of these, and am happy I did! Q-Whiz did a brilliant job cleaning my cue shaft. No more sandpaper, steel wool, or hard abrasives to take particles of timber off the shaft. Forget wet and dry, brown paper or a damp cloth… Get one of these from

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Threes. ~ Jacqueline Karol {Instructional}

Here’s an exercise you can do with someone you want to teach or learn from to increase run out percentages. It will help you be specific and get endless specific examples. Most players know that they need to play three balls ahead. They may also already be able to get the cue ball where they

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The Gentleman of Artistic Pool: William DeYonker ~ Kevin Brown {Interview}

Artistic Minute with Kevin Brown. Brought to you by WAPPA (World Artistic Pool Player Association): “Representing the finest in artistic pool and beyond.” Artistic Pro: William “The Gentleman” DeYonker Current WPA-APD Ranking: 7th Kevin Brown: When did you start Artistic Pool, and who were your influences? William DeYonker: I started at 14 years of age when I

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The Other Farmer Story. ~ Peggy Mallen

Are you tired of the usual run-of-the-mill story about the great names in billiards? Well, I’m here to tell you the “other” story about one of the great artistic pool players of our time, Marty “The Farmer” Carey. Sure, he’s had many accolades through the years (starting in the early 1990’s finishing first in many

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Brian Pauley. ~ Kevin Brown {Interview}

Kevin Brown: When did you start doing artistic pool and who was your influence? Brian Pauley: I started doing artistic pool about a year ago. But several years before that I met professional pool player/trickshot artist Steve Lillis of Gospel Trick Shot Ministries at the Derby City Classic. Steve is who influenced me to do

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CheckBilliard App. ~ Dustin Crowe {Review}

From the start I must say, I’m writing this review based on using the app on my [Andriod] phone for only a couple of days. I figure first impressions mean more than anything else. There are two ways to get this app. First, by going through the Google Play store on your phone [the iTunes

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The V-Pro Shaft. Garret Troop {Review}

I have been working with Viking the past year, and I am pleased to announce that I have tried all of their shafts (as you may have read.) The V-Pro is a standard maple shaft that can be cut or extended to meet the needs of the player. It has a firm, stiff feel like

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