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Long Bank - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Long Bank

Long Bank is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

Long bank is another term for a straight back bank, which is a bank off the head rail cushion of a pool table. The long bank shot is quite difficult as compared with other cross side bank shots due to the possible margin of error when shooting the ball over the great distance of a widening angle. The long bank shot is a cross corner bank shot made from one end of the pool table to the other and where the ball crosses the center string.

See: straight back bank for more on the meaning of "Long Bank".

Long Bank - Usage

You will need to do a long bank on the 2 ball so concentrate. They are hard.

Billiards - Long Bank

  • Title: Long Bank
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/16/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:33 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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