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: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 3/8/2006
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:48:08 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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