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Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-10-2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,908
Posted By desert1pocket
I think the two rail 5 is generally the better...

I think the two rail 5 is generally the better shot. The exception for me would be if my opponent is an agressive player that I know I can outmove in the endgame. In that case I'd rather fight over...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 12-12-2007, 03:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,731
Posted By desert1pocket
Fred- Your first post was very misleading,...

Fred-
Your first post was very misleading, and I can underrstand how so many people were riled up by it. Although you did a fine job of clarifying yourself later on, most people were unable to...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-06-2007, 11:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,846
Posted By desert1pocket
I'm no expert or great player, but here's my take...

I'm no expert or great player, but here's my take on uptable balls. When you are significantly ahead, try to leave the balls uptable out of play, and don't worry about breaking up the clusters. If...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-20-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,137
Posted By desert1pocket
Welcome, and you're right, there are a few 1-hole...

Welcome, and you're right, there are a few 1-hole players in Albequerque. Last time I was there I was shocked at how many players in the area were very proficient at jumping, and even more shocked...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-20-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,074
Posted By desert1pocket
I don't have much of clue as to anything beyond...

I don't have much of clue as to anything beyond the obvious as far as the people in the pics, but I like seeing them a lot. Thanks for posting these. I know the junior player in the front next to...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 10-30-2006, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,107
Posted By desert1pocket
I regularly practice some speed control drills...

I regularly practice some speed control drills that have helped my 1-pocket game tremendously. I learned them from Glenn Bond, and they are all on his video/booklet. Here are the ones I practice...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-29-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,127
Posted By desert1pocket
I don't know where you are located, but the...

I don't know where you are located, but the cuemakers I would talk to are Judd in SW colorado and Scott Whisler in Phoenix. There are many quality cue makers who would be able to help you out, but...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-28-2006, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,052
Posted By desert1pocket
There are some pretty good one hole players...

There are some pretty good one hole players there. A great guy to learn from in the area is Glenn Bond. He charges for lessons these days, but if you hang around a while he often shows stuff to...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-10-2006, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,097
Posted By desert1pocket
Most Joss will work as all their production cues...

Most Joss will work as all their production cues are 5/16-14. Some older Joss and the Joss west use a standard size pin, but use an acme thread that won't fit anything. I just helped a friend get a...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-02-2006, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,687
Posted By desert1pocket
According to a literal interpretation of the...

According to a literal interpretation of the onepocket.org "official rules", the opponents ball would stay down and you would owe a ball.

6.2 Any scratch or foul results in the end of the...
Forum: Classified 07-25-2006, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,477
Posted By desert1pocket
Sold!

The tapes are sold- thanks
Forum: Classified 07-25-2006, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,477
Posted By desert1pocket
Accu-Stats and other VHS Tapes

I have some VHS pool tapes, but no VHS player. First $20 plus shipping gets them all. They are as follows:
1) Accu-Stats one pocket- Shannon Daulton def. Efren Reyes (2 tapes long). This is from...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 07-24-2006, 01:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,302
Posted By desert1pocket
Flying Cue Ball

One time my opponent shot that shot and hit a drink tray that the waitress was carrying. It didn't do any serious damage, just a couple of broken beer bottles. The next week I was watching a 9-ball...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 07-19-2006, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,741
Posted By desert1pocket
I learned by watching the players in my home...

I learned by watching the players in my home poolroom, asking questions, and donating to the guys that would play me cheap. I guess I am lucky that the majority of the action in my neighborhood pool...
Forum: Places to play 07-14-2006, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,604
Posted By desert1pocket
Oops- sorry about that- Portland Oregon area.

Oops- sorry about that- Portland Oregon area.
Forum: Places to play 07-14-2006, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,604
Posted By desert1pocket
Action in Portland

My wife and I will be visiting friends in the Portland area this fall, and I would like to play while I'm there. Anybody know where I can get a good 1-hole game there?
Forum: One Pocket Forum 07-12-2006, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,909
Posted By desert1pocket
Rule on short count handicap

If you are in a short count hadicapped game such as 8-7, and each player only needs one ball, what happens if a player is to make a ball in each scoring pocket during the same shot? In other words...
Forum: Places to play 07-12-2006, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,382
Posted By desert1pocket
Tucson Action

I live in Tucson, and play almost nothing but one pocket. If you want action for more than 5 or 10 a game, Clicks is the only place in town. The only bigger action in the other pool rooms is when...
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