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It’s that time of year again… BLACK FRIDAY WEEK! Traditionally this week kicks off the start of the holiday shopping season but the game has changed in 2021. People have started their shopping early and for good reason. There’s never been a better time to get your Pool Cue shopping done early as global supply chain disruptions have led to inventory issues at a time when billiards is making a huge comeback in popularity. The result is that it’s going to get harder and harder to find the…
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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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