December 2016

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The Balabushka “DIRECT HIT” Jump Cue Review ~ Jason McKee

First off I would like to say that the Balabushka “DIRECT HIT” Jump Cue would not have been my first “go to” Jump Cue if the need had arose. After using it many times, I have to say it rivals its competitors and functions above and beyond what’s to be expected. I am not an

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James Hanshew Jump Cue, a Review ~ Garret Troop

NO BULL!   James Hanshew Jump cue   First, of I have to say that is was a pleasure working with James. As far as a cue maker goes he is on my top 10 list for quality. I had the pleasure of doing this product review on his jump cue. I honestly have started

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The Kilowatt, Part Two ~ H.W. Moss

Rich is estranged from his 86-year-old father who ditched Rich’s mother and moved back to the Philippines where he hooked up with a woman sixty years younger and wrote a will favoring her only. Rich still sees his sister and mother at Thanksgiving, but they live in San Jose which is an impossible trip for

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The Kilowatt, Part One ~ H. W. Moss

Billiard chalk is not chalk at all. It is a combination of talc silica and aloxite (aluminum oxide) in frangent crystals.  “Frangible” means breaking or fracturing easily without implying weakness or delicacy. Modern cue chalk was invented in 1897 by William A. Spinks, a world class professional billiard player, and William Hoskins, a chemist. It

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