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Cory
07-15-2005, 10:54 AM
wy does this happen?how do i get my cue to do it.i have a med tiger tip.im getting a mcdermott soon would this cue have the same charteristics as the pros. thnks, cory p.s. i shoot with a earl stickland cuetec ,

Cueless Joey
07-15-2005, 11:05 AM
yes

Cory
07-15-2005, 11:09 AM
Could you explain why this happens... why do certain cues make this noise??Is this noise something I should be trying to obtain in a cue tip or cue?? <font color="blue"> </font color>

BoroNut
07-15-2005, 11:47 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote Cory:</font><hr> cue makes thud sound when pros shoot ... wy does this happen? <hr /></blockquote>

It doesn't. It is dubbed on by the same people who do the kung-fu movies - ie my company, as is the sound of the ball hitting the back of the pocket. Due to the poor acoustics and poorer recording equipment the raw tapes we receive in the studio go 'Sproinggggg' when the ball is hit, and sound like breaking glass when the ball goes in the pocket. For the Kazakhstani market we dub on old Bonanza bullet sound effects, complete with ricochets when the balls collide. It's what they expect from American players and wont accept it's a real match without them.

Incidentally we also have the worldwide contract from the Government of Bangladesh to individually paint all the red bits in pilau rice, so next time you enjoy an Indian meal anywhere you have me to thank.

Boro Nut

Big_Jon
07-15-2005, 12:27 PM
BoroNut,

I have to say, that was the best post you have ever made.
Thanks for the great laugh /ccboard/images/graemlins/laugh.gif.

Oh, and to Cory, he's not kidding... I swear.

Cueless Joey
07-15-2005, 12:41 PM
RACK EM!
Classic!!! /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

ceebee
07-15-2005, 01:15 PM
Cory, that sound doesn't have much to do with pocketing balls. That sound is produced by the microphones, worn by the TV Players, picking up the impact noise when the cue stick hits the cue ball.

The proximity (closeness) of their Mic to the shaft, during impact, gives off sound to be reproduced on the audio portion of the telecast. If their MIc was moved, the sound would be modified.

Wally_in_Cincy
07-15-2005, 01:15 PM
PROBLY JUST THE WAY IT COMES THRU ON THE MICROPHONE (SOMEWHAT DISTORTED)

Rich R.
07-15-2005, 04:39 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote ceebee:</font><hr> Cory, that sound doesn't have much to do with pocketing balls. That sound is produced by the microphones, worn by the TV Players, picking up the impact noise when the cue stick hits the cue ball.

The proximity (closeness) of their Mic to the shaft, during impact, gives off sound to be reproduced on the audio portion of the telecast. If their MIc was moved, the sound would be modified. <hr /></blockquote>
Ceebee, your probably correct, but BoroNut's explanation was so much more entertaining. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Cane
07-15-2005, 05:57 PM
Honestly, I don't know what sound my shaft makes! I guess if I ever hear it, then I don't have my mind where it should be during the shot.

Of course, you all know when I play tonight, I'll shot like s#!t because I'll be listening to my cue all night!

Later,
Bob

Wally_in_Cincy
07-18-2005, 06:38 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote Cane:</font><hr> Honestly, I don't know what sound my shaft makes! <hr /></blockquote>

i had a sp one time i could not play with because of the funky sound it made.

Fran Crimi
07-18-2005, 10:37 AM
All pros don't use the same tips, nor do they use the same cues, therefore it's something else you're hearing that's distinguishing them from the others. I used to hear it too, when I was first learning. What you're hearing is a clean hit caused by good timing. They're not jabbing or poking. There's a continuous acceleration just about up to the point of contact. It comes with a lot of practice and hard work.

Yes, there could be mike distortion if you're watching TV but I distinctly recall hearing a different sound by the pros watching them live.

So, you can sit back and relax and blame the mike, or you can work on your stroke timing. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Fran

BoroNut
07-18-2005, 12:16 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote Big_Jon:</font><hr> BoroNut, I have to say, that was the best post you have ever made.<hr /></blockquote>

Oh I don't know.
Psychic Surgery (http://www.iidb.org/vbb/showthread.php?t=100312)
Children With Handicaps (http://www.iidb.org/vbb/showthread.php?t=44798)
Pecadillos (http://www.iidb.org/vbb/showthread.php?t=3345) Political Dynamite (http://www.iidb.org/vbb/showthread.php?t=7213)

tjlmbklr
07-18-2005, 01:33 PM
[ QUOTE ]
p.s. i shoot with a earl stickland cuetec , <hr /></blockquote>

First things first...get rid of the cuetec, you can use it for a break cue like I do, the same cue too.

Big_Jon
07-18-2005, 07:38 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote BoroNut:</font><hr> <blockquote><font class="small">Quote Big_Jon:</font><hr> BoroNut, I have to say, that was the best post you have ever made.<hr /></blockquote>

Oh I don't know.
Psychic Surgery (http://www.iidb.org/vbb/showthread.php?t=100312)
Children With Handicaps (http://www.iidb.org/vbb/showthread.php?t=44798)
Pecadillos (http://www.iidb.org/vbb/showthread.php?t=3345) Political Dynamite (http://www.iidb.org/vbb/showthread.php?t=7213)
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OMG!!!
I stand corrected.
You, my friend, should have your own website... or show... or something. The world needs more of you /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Cory
07-19-2005, 10:33 PM
fran you agree ,im not crazy.salvas has a great stroke smooth and solid.makes the sweetest sound .i notice 1 of my cues dose this when i hold it really lightly.thanks for everyones time,cory

Fran Crimi
07-19-2005, 10:41 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote Cory:</font><hr> fran you agree ,im not crazy.salvas has a great stroke smooth and solid.makes the sweetest sound .i notice 1 of my cues dose this when i hold it really lightly.thanks for everyones time,cory <hr /></blockquote>

No, you're not crazy at all, Cory, and you're absolutely right about the different sound you get when you hold the cue loosely. I forgot to mention that too. I can tell when my students grab the cue too tightly just by the sound. It cracks them up when I tell them they're grabbing too tight with my back turned to them. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Also, keep in mind that when you grab too tight, you can throw your stroke timing off because you're forcing your shots. Poking and grabbing go together.

Fran