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Object Ball Drift When Applying English


Object Ball Drift When Applying English

When using side 'English', during a shot, the spin imparted on the cue ball transfers to the object ball; a simple physical fact. What is not commonly known is that the motion of drift happens as well, in the same direction side English. So if the side English is 'Right' then the object ball struck will tend to 'drift' to the right.

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Object Ball Drift When Applying English

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  1. billyraddMitch Alsup on 4/22/2008 7:42:54 PM

    I think the correct term is "throw". A cue-ball with side spin will 'throw' the object ball off the path defined by the center of the balls and the contact spot between them.

    In addition, there is some spin induced in the object ball opposite that of the cue-ball, and will cause a slight amount of curve if the object ball has a significant distance to run. Much less pronounced than 'throw' and used on object ball bank shots.

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Object Ball Drift When Applying English

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  • Published: 10/16/2007 10:34:53 PM