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03-28-2002, 09:58 AM
I snapped the screw stud on my shaft. A machinist told me he can't tell how it's in...He may break the wood to get it out. I have never taken one apart. Is it epoxied into the wood? Should I apply heat and turn out? There is about a quater of an inch left sticking out. Any knowledge on this here?

Thank You

Pizza Bob
03-28-2002, 10:43 AM
Not quite clear on what you mean. It sounds as if the pin on your cue is in the shaft, rather than in the butt. Unless it's a Robinson, an antique, or a Layani it most likely is an Import (Taiwanese) and probably will cost more to fix it than to replace it. I may be totally off-base with this assumption, if so, please give us more info. If it is a quality cue, go to a cuemaker, not a machinist.

Adios,

Pizza Bob

03-28-2002, 11:44 AM
what kind of cue is it?