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Balance Point - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Balance Point

Balance Point is a billiards term that is a part of Pool Cue Terminology.

A point on a pool cue which is normally approximately 17 inches from the butt. This is the point at which the cue will balance on a finger tip or fulcrum. Basically, it is the point where the cue rests on the hand so that it is perfectly balanced. This point's location plays a large part in how the cue feels and hits.

See: balance for more on the meaning of "Balance Point".

Balance Point - Usage

I got a new pool cue today, but it just doesn't feel like my old one. It doesn't play the same. I wonder if it has a different balance point?

Billiards - Balance Point

  • Title: Balance Point
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/8/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:48:08 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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