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Taylor Made Snooker Cues

Taylor Made Snooker Cue Range 4

When striking the cue ball you need to be confidence that the shaft is rigid enough to deliver a solid strike and many of the ‘Whippy’ shafts in similar ranges on offer to us just didn’t stand up to this test. The fact that Gary can put aside hundreds of cues for months to go […]

How to Fit a Century G3 Snooker Pro Cue Tip

How to Fit a Century G3 Snooker Pro Cue Tip

How to Fit a Century G3 Snooker Pro Cue Tip If you would like to fit your own tips then this may get started with this video on Century Pro Cue Tips. The Century G3 tip is a slightly medium/hard tip and can be a little different to fit so as it’s so popular we […]

Removing scratches from your snooker cue acrylic badge

Removing scratches from your snooker cue acrylic badge

Removing scratches from your snooker cue acrylic badge Every now and again we get a query as someone has damaged their cue badge. It doesn’t happen often but considering how many cues have them we thought we’d try and give people a steer in case they want to try and repair it themselves. It seems […]

Finishing a Snooker Cue – Sanding Process

Finishing a Snooker Cue - Sanding Process

Finishing a Snooker Cue – Sanding Process This video gives you a snapshot into how to sand your cue ready for the oiling process. Obviously this is easier to do on a sanding lathe but this is to help the players doing their cue at home. Making sure you are sanding the cue evenly is […]

How to Remove Lacquer from your Snooker Cue Shaft

How to Remove Lacquer from your Snooker Cue Shaft

How to Remove Lacquer from your Snooker Cue Shaft This is one of the most common questions I get asked, “How can I get the lacquer off my cue shaft and butt!” Personally, I hate lacquer although I realise it has a place. Trying to cue with a shaft that is lacquered is to me, […]

Snooker Cue Repair

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The pictures weren’t the greatest here but you get the general idea of what was completed and what can be done with some cue repairs.  What should we learn from this? Never, ever lend your cue to anyone unless you accept there is a potential for damage. I have learned this from personal experience. I […]

How to Fit a Talisman Pro Laminated Cue Tip

How to Fit a Talisman Pro Laminated Cue Tip

How to Fit a Talisman Pro Laminated Cue Tip This video should give you good idea of how to change Talisman Pro Laminated Cue Tip. Even the soft Talisman tips are slightly on the hard side so if it’s the first time you have fitted one it may catch you out; personally I think they […]

How to Retip a Snooker Cue

How to Retip a snooker cue

How to Retip a Snooker Cue I love this topic as there are many ways to retip a snooker cue and even since doing this video I probably do it a number of different way depending on the tip I’m fitting. The video will, however, give you an insight into how to fit a tip […]

How to Change Cheney Cue Case Catches

How to change Cheney Cue Case Catches

How to Change Cheney Cue Case Catches Although quite a simple task, changing cue case catches can be fiddly for some so we thought we would pop up a simple video so people can see there isn’t too much involved. We sell both Chrome and brass catches on the website as well as many other […]

How to Polish your Snooker Cue Butt

How to polish your snooker cue butt

How to Polish your Snooker Cue Butt If you are looking for a steer on how to polish your snooker cue butt then this video should give you a little look into how I do it. Just because the butt has dulled down a little there isn’t always a need to go straight back to […]

How to Make a Brass Cue Ferrule

How to make a brass cue ferrule

How to Make a Brass Cue Ferrule Personally I prefer the slip on brass ferrules rather than the screwed as they are generally a thinner wall e.g. 1mm as opposed to 2mm. If I ever get short then I’ll normally buy some brass tube that is a 1mm wall thickness and cut my own. The […]

Cue Tip Shapes

Cue Tip Shapes - Kyren Wilson Damaged Tip

Professional Tip Shape 1     Jamie Jones Professional Tip Shape 2     Ding Junhui Professional Tip Shape 3     Jack Lisowski Professional Tip Shape 4     Barry Hawkins Professional Tip Shape 5     Lyu Haotian Professional Tip Shape 6     Stuart Bingham Professional Tip Shape 7     Stephen […]

How to Clean Your Snooker Cue Shaft

How to Clean Your Snooker Cue Shaft

How to Clean Your Snooker Cue Shaft? This is one of the questions I get asked all the time via email and text so I thought I’d take a little time to explain some of the ways to clean your snooker cue shaft. For me, there have been many different suggestions and there’s certainly more […]

Handmade Snooker Cues

Handmade Snooker Cues

Handmade Snooker Cues Go straight to our hand made cues collection. Well, before we get started I guess it’s best to ask the question, “What are handmade snooker cues?” We will take a look at some of the questions being raised regarding “Handmade snooker cues” as technology improves and competition increases from overseas cue makers. […]

How to clean your cue shaft

How to clean your cue shaft

Newspaper or Paper Towel Duster Microfibre Towel Baby Wipes The Glove In Conclusion Well I hope this has given you some thoughts around how to clean your cue shaft. One more little tip I learned which i’m sure some will disagree with. Do not clean your cue shaft with steel wool after each session even […]

Thailand Snooker Cue Range – Handmade Snooker Cues

Thailand Snooker Cue Range 14

  Ash   Exotic Woods   Order to size?   Exotics are Cheap?   Splicing Ebony   Ash Cue Blanks   Splicing   Fine Tuning those Splices   Splicing   Are the Cues Finished Yet?   Finishing in the UK Well I hope this article has given you a little insight as to the origin […]

Professional Snooker Player Tip Shapes

Professional Snooker Player Tip Shapes Fergal O Brien

Professional Tip Shape 1     Ronnie O’Sullivan Professional Tip Shape 2     Mark Selby Professional Tip Shape 3     Fergal O’Brien Professional Tip Shape 4     Gary Wilson Professional Tip Shape 5     Shaun Murphy Professional Tip Shape 6     Stuart Bingham Professional Tip Shape 7     Yan […]

Elkmaster Milk Dud Cue Tips

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  Well I hope you enjoyed a little look into how to make ‘Milk Dud Cue Tips’ from an Elkmaster Cue Tip. You can find all the items to give this a go on the Snooker Crazy Website if it takes your fancy but either way, when you see this type of cue tip on the […]

Fake Snooker Cues

Snooker Crazy - Fake Snooker Cues 9

  Fake Snooker Cues – Whether the sole purpose of the ebony paint was to cover up the fact that a cheaper wood was used or because the cue was damaged in a few places it’s uncertain. Either way, it’s not as described in the advertisement. One thing that’s for sure; when removing lacquer to […]

When Snooker Players Lose Their Temper

Snooker Crazy Website - When snooker players lose their temper

What happens when Snooker Players lose their temper? Well obviously we all react to situations in different ways and pressure is personal. Having seen those tempers flare at local league is bad enough but how much more pressure is in the pot when you’re playing to put food on the table? From personal experience, I’ve […]