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  1. Thread: 100 ball run

    by 141and3c
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    Re: 100 ball run

    You & I are very similar in ability and vision. I haven't got to 100 yet either. 2 years ago I took up 3C seriously and wished I started years ago. 3C gives me greater satisfaction because it's so...
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    Re: draw stroke question

    The method I've used for 45 years is this: The forward stroke must be very quick, but the back stroke must be FASTER. It's called "snap back" in some books. This is because of friction from your...
  3. Thread: Mental game

    by 141and3c
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    Re: Mental game

    I recommended the Inner Game of Tennis a few weeks ago. It is the absolute best book to learning self confidence. "THE ART OF RELAXED CONCENTRATION" is key.
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    Re: "This is a scratch shot."

    THE INNER GAME OF TENNIS by Timothy Gallwey (rvised 20 yrs later) will help, I guarantee it. It's about $16 at barnes and noble. He tells you to divide your body into Self1 (teller) and Self2...
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    Re: Question for Internet (Explorer) Techies

    Friends,
    I'm a computer security specialist. If you have WindowsXP I HIGHLY RECOMMEND XP Service Pack 2 with its built in firewall. Get it now. With broadband you should (must) get a hardware...
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    Re: 3-C beginner's luck!

    I've been playing for a year or so, and have some advice: Get some paper hole covers (paper Axx holes) and set up shots & mark all 3 to play over and over. IMPORTANT: Speed is everything in 3C. ...
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    Re: 3-C beginner's luck!

    I highly recommend Systematic Billiards by Alan Gilbert. Its about $12 but worth many times that. I bought other books included Hoppes' off of ebay and finally got Gilberts book, and should have...
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    Re: Rubber Butt Grips

    Thanks,

    Seyberts has the Black one I am looking for.
    Thanks again.
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    Re: Brunswick Gold Crown or Diamond ProTable

    I can shed a bright light on this since I have owned both tables. I enjoyed the GCIII for many years then sold it. 3 years ago I started playing 14.1 seriously again and got a Diamond Pro 9ft. It...
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    Re: Rubber Butt Grips

    Not quite. Those have a smooth feel and I have them also. The one I'm referring to has a rough bumpy texture. And I believe they only come in grey.
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    Rubber Butt Grips

    Anyone know where I can get the Grey Rubber Butt Grip with rough surface(tiny bumps)? My local supplier ran out and won't tell me where he got them. All he would say is that they are from New York....
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    Re: Old timers - do know of superstroke ??

    In the mid 70's I asked Jim Rempe how good Bruce Christopher was and Rempe said: "He couldn't win a girl's tournament!"
  13. Thread: GC IV prices

    by 141and3c
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    Re: GC IV prices

    I owned a GCIII for 15 years and thought it was the greatest. I stopped playing and sold it. Then I bought a 9' Diamond Pro from Scott Lee and will never own anything else. It has sharpened my...
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    Re: An Aiming System for Banks.

    Of course kick shots are the toughest. On a tough kick, I sometimes visualize trying to miss the kick on both short and long sides of the object ball. Then, I divide the difference with cushion...
  15. Re: Homemade lathe for tips and shaft cleaning

    I have a homemade jig that clamps a drill into it. Then I chuck a threaded bolt from the cue butt end into the chuck. I have about 5 or 6 different bolts for various cues. To use it I hold the...
  16. Thread: Straight Pool

    by 141and3c
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    Re: Straight Pool

    Portland Oregon has a long time running Straight Pool tournament @ Sams Billiards the first Sunday of every month.
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