April 2016

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Cheqio & Darren Appleton ~ Jeanna Diedrich

There has recently been discussion and even some controversy over a new product on the market called Cheqio (check-e-oh). According to the Cheqio website, the product is, initially designed for, “Precision sportsmen to stay focused and concentrated for a longer period of time during demanding situations.” Cheqio comes in two forms; the Precision Capsule and

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McDermott Glove Review ~ Garret Troop

I recently had the pleasure of doing a product review on the new McDermott glove. I have to first off start by saying that I have used many different gloves and finger sliders recently.  McDermott has been a leader in cues for many years and this is a newer product launch for them.  The glove

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Marc Dionne Interview

I caught up with New England 9 Ball Series tournament director Marc Dionne at the 10th annual memorial tournament for his father Robert Dionne. The tournament serves as a fundraiser for the March of Dimes, a cause that was very dear to his father’s heart. His father always called Marc his miracle baby because the

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Ron Daniels: Twisted Turtle Cues

Artist, painter, poet, musician – Ron Daniels does it all when it comes to the arts, including producing one of the most unique custom cues on the planet! He gets many of his talents from his grandfather who held over 140 patents in his lifetime relating to the medical field. Ron’s true passion of custom

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Dick Abbott Interview

I recently had a very enjoyable phone conversation with pool cue photographer, Dick Abbott at his home in Virginia. I hesitate to label him as a pool cue photographer because he is so much more than that; entrepreneur, trendsetter, maverick, and visionary are all words that could be used to describe him. In addition to

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A Biography: Joe Pechauer ~ April Larson

  Due to his father, Jerry Pechauer, being a member of the pool world for many years; Joe had it in his blood to do something involving this wonderful sport. Ever since he could see over the table, he took part in doing what he could to learn what he could about pool. Until around

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OB Chalk Press Release

Introducing OB Chalk By Shane Sinnott at OB Cues We often get asked by players to come out with new products, and by far the most common request we have gotten over the last few years is for a premium OB Chalk. So we spent the last year working directly with a new chalk manufacturer

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