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Posted by Samuel Renfro on

"Better Cueing through modern chemistry"While tips have been solely graded on hardness for years the winds of change are always blowing.  Coefficient of Restitution determines the feel and energy transfer of a tip. It's a measure of elasticity.  After years of R&D we have learned to control and increase the amountof COR normally found in leather.The Outsville Ki-Tech Single Layered is the first of several tips to be offered by Outsville to the cue sports market.  Single layered means no more delaminations and a greater ability to withstand impacts and remain at the hardness you purchased.Over a decade ago Moori changed the...

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The Peanut Butter Chalk Analogy (Long)

Posted by Samuel Renfro on

The peanut butter Analogy..... Would you ever put peanut butter on the end of your cue to play pool? Of course you wouldn't... well maybe on a bet but still not likely.... The reason I am asking that question is to give you a model that everyone can relate to.... Where chalk is made up of binders, fillers, Dyes and Abrasives Peanut Butter is pretty simple... Oil, Salt, Sugar and ground Peanuts.... The binders in chalk act like the oils in peanut butter... They keep the mixtures together and have the job of helping each go on smooth..... The fillers...

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Welcome to Outsville... Population YOU!

Posted by Samuel Renfro on

Outsville?Welcome to Outsville... Population: YOU I've always wondered if Outsville exists outside of East Tennessee... 20 some odd years ago in Jokers pool-hall in Oak Ridge TN I first heard the term.... We had all sorts of characters come thru the doors back then... Corbin Nick, Jellico Billy, Lotsa Poppa, Mountain Man, Black Larry, Old Larry, Earl "Red" Frye and many many more..... It was the late 80s/early 90s and "The Color of Money"'s effects were in play. We had a full room on the week ends and I could get 40-50 players out every Thursday for our handicapped tournaments......

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