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Ferrule - Billiard Term Definition

Welcome to the billiard, pool, and snooker glossary of terms. This is the definition of Ferrule as it relates to cue sports. You can also view the entire billiard dictionary

Definition of Ferrule

Ferrule is a billiards term that is a part of Pool Cue Terminology.

The ferrule is part of a pool cue is a piece of protective material (generally white) located between the shaft and the tip of a cue. The ferrule of a pool cue can be made from a number of different materials. These may include melamine, fiberglass, metal, ivory, horn, and plastic, to name a few. The ferrule is like a sleeve, and is fitted tightly over the lathed-down cue tip. The cue tip is then mounted on the ferrule and serves to protect the wooden shaft of the pool cue from splitting and cracking from the impact of the cue ball.

Ferrule - Usage

What type of ferrule do you have on your pool cue?

Billiards - Ferrule

  • Title: Ferrule
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/10/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:12 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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