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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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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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Raise your skill level ~ The Monk (Tim Miller)

When you study my concept in teaching you will find that I focus on skill development. I can show you a shot and you will know it before you build the skills for the shot, so I spend most of my workshop and private lessons time on skill development. I want you to return to

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Kamui Vue Review ~ Steve Sherman

Quite simply, the VUE bridge head is one of the best bridge heads I have ever used. It is much pricier than other bridge heads on the market, but it is well worth it. Here is what makes the VUE a great product: The VUE is an extremely well engineered, high quality product Made out

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Willie Blade 2017 Interview ~ Ashley Kellem

A pool player is only as good as his or her cue, and no one knows that better than Willie Blade, a Ukrainian born cue craftsman. Thirty-one years of age, he’s been in the cue-making family business from the young age of fifteen, falling in love with, and developing a keen mastery ever since. The

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iPro McDermott Low Deflection Shaft ~ Review by Garret Troop

Well, ladies and gents it’s here. The new McDermott low deflection shaft.  The iPro has a conical taper to it like some other LD shafts on the market.  The shaft played stiffer than the shaft I currently play with. It took a few strokes to see what exactly what it can do. I am impressed

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A Dutch pool player on a mission: Project One Pocket ~ Pepijn de Wit

“One Pocket, it’s an epidemic and there ain’t no cure.” – Strawberry Brooks Project One Pocket is a project in which I advocate One Pocket and try to inspire others, especially in the Netherlands and eventually in the rest of Europe as well, to start playing One Pocket, to share knowledge and ideas about the

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Ultimate Banking Angel Drill ~ Jackie Karol

  Knowing the 4 main variables that affect bank shots such as contact point, force, English, & collision induced throw are one thing, but training your muscle memory is another. This drill provides my excellent practice routine covering virtually every type of common bank shot on the table. There are 135 total reference shots here. 

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OB Chalk Review ~ Jaared Arosemena {Review}

When I found out that OB had finally come out with their new brand of chalk, I jumped at the chance to try it and review it.  In order to do my review objectively (as people who know me know that I love and prefer Kamui .98 and 1.21 chalk), I compared it to a

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