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Cyber Monday Deals
Cyber Monday Deals
CYBER MONDAY is the biggest online shopping day of the year and that means there are also the biggest and best deals! We had some great promotions last week for Black Friday and you could find some killer deals BUT there’s a good chance that the products that you have your heart set on weren’t part of any of deals. THAT CHANGES TODAY. For Cyber Monday, you can get what YOU want and we sweeten the deal with a bunch of additional billiard accessories! Here’s the details: We are giving away…
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More Tip Density Madness
Jun 21, 2010 by PoolDawg Staff 0 Comment(s)

More Tip Density Madness

As I mentioned in my previous post, in order to get an accurate reading for our pool cue tips, there must be consistency in the testing process.  Here are the parameters we used: Standard Shore A Durometer 1Kg (2.2 lbs) of pressure Average of three tip measurements 0-100mm scale We've logged our results on our handy new ultimate pool cue tip guide, but in case you don't feel like clicking the link, here's what we've got so far.  Keep in mind that our results might vary…

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The Great Tip Density Experiment
Jun 07, 2010 by PoolDawg Staff 0 Comment(s)

The Great Tip Density Experiment

Today's the day!  We just got our fancy new durometer in the mail, so let the cue tip testing begin! What is a durometer you ask?  Simply put, a durometer is a tool that allows you to check the density or hardness of material.  For the purpose of these experiments, we'll be using the Shore A chart, which is most common for softer materials and soft plastics, with a scale rating of 0-100.  To give you a point of comparison, here are some measurements for common…

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Tip Density… What Does It Mean?
Jun 02, 2010 by PoolDawg Staff 0 Comment(s)

Tip Density… What Does It Mean?

One of the most frustrating aspects of selling billiards equipment is the lack of clear information available.  Tips are a perfect example of this.  One of the more frequent questions we'll get is asking about the difference between a soft, medium and hard tip.  There are some numbers floating around but these often create more questions than they answer. For example, a Moori soft tip has a "density rating" of 63.8 whereas a Kamui medium tip rates at 74.2.  What…

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