Are pool cue shafts interchangeable?
The pool cues that are only one piece cannot be changed with any other pool cue as they are simply one piece. To change or interchange the shaft, you need to separate the halves and connect the shaft with the bottom handle to the shaft you want to replace with.
What is the best shaft size for a pool cue?
12 mm to 13 mm
Shaft diameters typically range from 12 mm to 13 mm. While this is a small range, shaft sizes increase by 1/4 mm increments because even 1/4 mm can greatly affect hand comfort when playing. The most important factor to take into consideration when choosing your pool cue shaft diameter as a new player is your hand size.
Are Predator pool cues good?
For the ultimate in beauty and performance, look no further than the Predator 2. Experts have called the P2 “the finest cue ever made” and with good reason. It’s specially engineered to transmit the feel generated in the front of the shaft to the hand without distortion from unwanted vibrations.
What is a carom shaft?
Carom cues are made to different specifications than a traditional pool cue. Carom cues are 56″ long (2″ shorter than a traditional pool cue). The shafts on carom cues have a straight taper (often called a “European” taper) and feature a smaller tip diameter ranging from 11.75mm-12mm.
What diameter cue shafts do the pros use?
13mm comes standard on most pool cue shafts.
Are carbon fiber cue shafts worth it?
A carbon fiber shaft might be more of an investment than shafts made from other materials. However, the cost is certainly worth it if you are willing to invest in a shaft that will last a long time and offer excellent performance.
What is the weight of the Predator Revo shaft?
Tip Diameter – 12.4 or 12.9. Joint Type – Uni-Loc, Radial, 3/8×10, 5/16×14, 5/16×18. Length – 29″ or 30″ Weight – 3.5 oz, 4.0 oz (standard), 4.5 oz.
What is the difference between a carom and a cue?
Carom cues are typically a little shorter, have a smaller tip (11-12mm diameter), and have a stiffer conical taper than pool cues. The stiff taper is needed for the larger, heavier carom balls.