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sliprock
03-25-2004, 06:42 PM
There was a post here a while back concerning the different prices that people pay for table time. I was wondering if the prices for repairs would vary as much. If you don't mind, please answer a couple of questions. Thanks

1. What's your tip of choice?


2. What's the going rate in your area for installing this tip?

SPetty
03-25-2004, 08:03 PM
I don't know the "going rate" because I won't be going anywhere else as long as "my" tip guy does tips. I give $15 for a Triangle perfectly installed, including a pad and shaft conditioning, with the magical special burnishing process. /ccboard/images/graemlins/wink.gif

Troy
03-25-2004, 08:49 PM
I get $10 for Elk Master, Le Pro & Triangle, $12 for Water Buffalo and $20 for Talisman. This includes shaft cleaning and minor ding removal. Pool Rooms get a quantity discount for 10 or more cues.
Quality, Workmanship and Service guaranteed.

Troy...~~~ Uses a Talisman Pro Soft

stickman
03-26-2004, 12:40 AM
Clean, buff, and seal (sealer helps protect against warping) $10.00
Trim mushroom, reshape tip, burnish sides, & polish ferrule $5.00 (free with new tip)
Tip replacement:
$10.00 LePro medium hardness
Elkmaster soft (impregnated with blue chalk)
Triangle hard
$15.00 Talisman Pro med (laminated)
$16.00 Talisman WB med (laminated water buffalo)
$22.00 Moori 3 med or quick (laminated)
$2.00 Red fiber pad (extends ferrule life)
Replace white fiber ferrule $12.00
White threaded, capped Aegis $15.00
Ivor-X threaded, capped $16.00
Other services by quote.
Free local pickup and delivery.

Brent
03-26-2004, 01:10 AM
In my case its all 0$ because I install all my tips myself.

woody_968
03-26-2004, 06:26 AM
I normally charge $10 for Lepro or Triangle, seems to be the going rate.

pooljunkie73
03-26-2004, 10:16 AM
Damn Stickman, those are some pretty good prices. Taking on any Canadian customers? /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Kent Mc.

BLACKHEART
03-26-2004, 10:22 AM
Stickman; ELKMASTER tips are not impregnated with chalk. There are 2 ways to cure leather. One is with CHROME & that leaves the leather blue. If it's cured with tannins the leather will be brown...JER

Pelican
03-26-2004, 10:57 AM
"How much do you pay for your tips? "

My neighbors wife paid about 6 large for hers. Oh, you said tips. Never mind /ccboard/images/graemlins/blush.gif

Popcorn
03-26-2004, 12:42 PM
I assume that the price for a ferrule does no include the tip?

Wally_in_Cincy
03-26-2004, 12:54 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote sliprock:</font><hr>1. What's your tip of choice?

2. What's the going rate in your area for installing this tip? <hr /></blockquote>

<font color="blue">

<font color="blue">Elk Master </font color>


$ 10

same guy charges $40 for a linen wrap.

don't know about ferrules </font color>

bigshooter
03-26-2004, 01:00 PM
LePro + shaft cleaning $10.00
Billiard Palace pro shop.

recoveryjones
03-26-2004, 01:17 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote sliprock:</font><hr> There was a post here a while back concerning the different prices that people pay for table time. I was wondering if the prices for repairs would vary as much. If you don't mind, please answer a couple of questions. Thanks

1. What's your tip of choice?


2. What's the going rate in your area for installing this tip? <hr /></blockquote>

I paid $35.00 Canadian, which is probably about $25.00 American to have a Moori 3 meduim tip professionally installed by a competent cue repairman on his lathe.He also did an excellent cleaning job on the cue.

After miscueing about 6 times the first night I thought, My God what have I done.Since then I got a pocket chalk holder and chalk up EVERY shot as part of my pre-shot routine.Today,I absolutley love my Moori 3 tip and can go days without miscueing.All I do is give it the occasional few taps with a tip tapper as the tip is low, low maintainance.I've experienced absolutley no mushrooming, and the tip continues to hold perfect roundness.

Some people think $25.00 is expensive and to me that's a joke.A better tip can win you that much in an afternoon money session and I'll probably get at least 6 months out of my Moori. That's a measley $4.00 per month for playing with a tip that a real joy to play with.

In most cases in life you get what you pay for.A great tip, installed by a competent installer is definitly a case of getting what you pay for.RJ

Troy
03-26-2004, 01:36 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote stickman:</font><hr> $10.00 LePro medium hardness
<hr /></blockquote>
How do you determine "Medium" with the inconsistency of Le Pro's ??
I use a Type "D" Durometer.

Troy

Tom_In_Cincy
03-26-2004, 04:00 PM
Tip of Choice; Talisman
Cost to replace tip? Free, I purchased 25 tips a few years ago and also recieved additional tips with the purchase of a talisman cue case. I replace my own tips.

Rates around Sacramento range from $10 to $25 depending on the type of tip required. Layered exotic tips cost more.

LePros, Elk Masters and similar tips are in the $10 range.

stickman
03-26-2004, 11:57 PM
/ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif I don't make them, I just put them on. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

stickman
03-26-2004, 11:59 PM
Heavens forbid no. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif

stickman
03-27-2004, 12:04 AM
Thanks for the information. /ccboard/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

stickman
03-27-2004, 12:13 AM
I like to stay busy. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif I'm the only person doing this work in the local area. There are people that put on tips in by hand, but no ferrules.

rukiddingme
03-28-2004, 08:29 AM
when I go out I usually tip 20 to 25% /ccboard/images/graemlins/tongue.gif /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif
ruk