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Foot Spot - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Foot Spot

Foot Spot is a billiards term that is a part of Pool Table Terminology.

The foot spot is the spot that is marked on the foot of the table where the balls are racked. It is perfectly centered in the table, and is two diamonds out from the foot rail.

The foot spot is found where the long string and the foot string intersect, and is normally marked with a paper spot or sticker.

The foot spot is the point on the pool table's bed where the apex ball of a rack or triangle is centered above.

Diagram showing the foot spot on a pool table

See: center string, centre string, center spot, centre spot, long string, head string, foot string, head spot, pyramid spot for more on the meaning of "Foot Spot".

Foot Spot - Usage

No, you must place the rack down near the foot spot, not at the other end where you have it.

Billiards - Foot Spot

  • Title: Foot Spot
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/10/2006
  • Last Updated: 1/1/2018 4:46:31 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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