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Head Rail - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Head Rail

Head Rail is a billiards term that is a part of Pool Table Terminology.

The head rail is the short rail at the end of the pool table from which the shooting player breaks. The head rail is opposite the side where the balls are racked.

Head Rail - Usage

I'd be trying for the 6 ball that is located up by the head rail. You have a nice clear shot to the corner pocket.

Billiards - Head Rail

  • Title: Head Rail
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/9/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:22 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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