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4. The size of tip is also important. Tips vary in diameter between 12 mm and 14 mm. Make sure that tip is round, and not flat. A larger tip is thought to be better for English.
5. Next check weight of stick. Depending on manufacturer, cue sticks weigh between 18 and 21 ounces. Find a weight that is comfortable for you, and feels well-balanced.
6. If you can afford it, purchase a separate stick for breaking. This will protect your tip, and help to keep your stick in top form longer. The tip for your breaking cue should be larger than your playing one.
7. When purchasing your stick, don't forget to buy a case for it. Properly cared for, some sticks can last a lifetime.
Whether you choose a production or custom cue, take time to look around before buying. Check out different manufacturers. Play with a couple of different ones, to get a feel for them. Find out if dealer offers a money-back guarantee if you're not satisfied with it. The main thing when purchasing a Pool cue stick is to find one that feels right and that you're comfortable using. You never know, it just might help your game! You can see a wide veriaty of pool cues at http://www.poolcuestore.us for more information
Ashley Barnard is a keen Pool Player and has been playing pool in Pub and clubs around the country and has now ready to share with us some of his tips about choosing the right cue. You can see a wide variety of pool cues at http://www.poolcuestore.us for more information