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justbrake
08-29-2004, 12:42 AM
imagine playing with a chalkless tip /ccboard/images/graemlins/confused.gif


http://www.chalkless.com/index.html

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wantsumrice
08-29-2004, 02:28 AM
Wow, that is the most ridiculous thing I have ever heard... I enjoy chalking my cue...

~ivan

dg-in-centralpa
08-29-2004, 08:39 AM
A couple years ago, someone was trying to market rubber tips instead of leather. He called them the tip of the future, funny... I don't see them around anymore. I never tried them.

DG - couldn't imagine they would work

Popcorn
08-29-2004, 08:52 AM
I don't know about rubber tips but I used a tip a few years ago call something like "Future tip". They were actually very good but you could not keep them glued on. I see no reason the properties of leather can't be reproduces if a manufacture was so inclined. Not a chalkiness tip or a tip that would last forever, just a more consistent tip you would dress the same as a leather tip. There is probably some off the shelf materials now you could make a cue tips from that would work.

NU_Gameroom_Guy
08-29-2004, 06:23 PM
hmm.. sounds like weapons grade bolognium to me /ccboard/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

poolshoota74
08-30-2004, 12:09 AM
I chalk my tip after almost every single shot. I think it would throw off my rhythm if I didn't chalk my stick /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif