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Old 08-15-2019, 11:31 AM
Dennis "Whitey" Young Dennis "Whitey" Young is online now
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Whitey, Howdy;

Thanks for that. My regular shooter is an early J sideways Way 57-1/2".
the new one is 58" so reckon the Balance point is about 3/4" more
forward then the "rule of thumb". Still feels like a battering ram ...
Thanks again.

hank
Have an aluminum joint pin put in, and if needed take out some of the weight in the back! There is a 3/8 x 10 aluminum pin available or a pin can be made.

The rule of thumb is my own and derived from my Herman Rambo cue that is 57-1/2" w/balance point set at 17-1/2". This I think is a good standard to go by since he made many of the cues for the great bygone players.

But some say a little forward balance point is good when a guy gets older, I really do not know about this theory. Best to go with what feels good to you!

A lot of cues these days are 58" w/19" balance point, I like the feel of an 18" balance in this length cue. Whitey

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Old 08-15-2019, 08:27 PM
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Whitey, Howdy;

The "Baby Huey" cue would need to be torn apart and rebuilt. The threads for
any weight bolt are almost 3-1/2" down inside the butt. The whole butt end
is fatter then most built now days and the naked butt, no bumper or weight
bolt, tipped the scale at a hefty 16.83 oz. also, the weight bolt is what the
bumper screws into. Someone would have to figure out how to remove another
whole ounce and a half from the butt to bring this down to something more
playable for me. Shafts were 3.7 & 3.9 oz. each before being turned from
a chunky 14 mm (each), to a trim 12.75 mm each. Forgot to have them weight
checked but they most likely still tip a scale at or very close to 3 oz. each.

We've hijacked my thread about Learning Banks but it's a good detour.

Always enjoy the input from others.

hank
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