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The Viking V-Crush Shaft. ~ Dakotah Schmidtknecht {Product Review}

Viking Cue Company started in the early sixties, and as they grew in popularity they moved to a new facility in Madison, Wisconsin. At this location the company was really able to take roots and make high quality cues. In the early 2000’s, the company had to shut down for economic reasons. In 2011, a

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Taom Chalk ~ by Garret Troop

In this industry we are all looking for that competitive edge.  In the end your stroke and creativity on the table is the only thing that will separate you.  With that being said the equipment that you choose to put in your case and on your cue really defines what you’re capable of doing on

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Willie Mosconi vs. Jimmy Caras Review ~ by Steve Sherman

The name Willie Mosconi is or should be familiar to anyone who follows professional billiards on television – the annual Mosconi 9-ball US vs. EU tournament is named after him. You can read more about him on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willie_Mosconi The name Jimmy Caras is not as familiar, though as a contemporary of Mosconi’s, he was equally

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Review of CueZ Finger Slides vs. Unglove~ by Steve Sherman

This is a review of two products that are alternatives to full gloves, the Cue-Z Finger Slides and UnGlove V2.  I also reviewed a $7 generic pool glove I ordered from Amazon to have as a reference. Both the Cue-Z Finger Sleeves and the UnGlove V2 fit over the thumb, index and middle fingers.  In

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Black Ice Shaft Review ~ by Garret Troop

There are a lot of different styles of breaking cues appearing on the market today.  Some are lighter than others and it really depends on your style and stroke as to what is best for the player. For those of you that like the forward weighted breaking cues there are some options.  The idea is

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Roku Chalk Review ~ by Steve Sherman

Roku is another high quality chalk manufactured by Kamui. It was released in July 2018. I had an opportunity to get a pre-release version of this chalk back in April, which is the basis for this review. The pre-release version I reviewed is exactly the same as the official production released version of the chalk.

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Kamui Roku Chalk Review ~ Garret Troop

The Kamui brand has always stood for excellence in quality and craftsmanship. The new Kamui Roku is a new line of chalk on the market that is turning heads with looks of interest and skepticism. The chalk it self has a new look and feel to it. The new Hexagon shape that Kamui has chosen

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Gaijin Custom Cues ~ Patrick Sampey

I just sat down with the guys of Gaijin Custom Cues, and they want to make a cue to suit you. Robby, Marshall, and Josh are just typical southern guys with a love of the game of pool and non-traditional design. They have a simple philosophy, each of us has a natural stroke and the

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Popular Billiard University Summer Boot Camps Concluded for 2018~ Dr Dave Alciatore

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dr. Dave Alciatore Email: info@BilliardUniversity.org Phone: (970) 482-8229 PRESS RELEASE The Popular Billiard University Summer Boot Camps Concluded for 2018 July 17, 2018 (Fort Collins, CO): The sixth annual Billiard University (BU) Summer Boot Camps wrapped up the weekends of July 6-8 (Overview Course) and July 13-15 (Advanced Course). This year’s

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