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Type of Pool Table Used in Three Cushion Billiards


Type of Pool Table Used in Three Cushion Billiards

Do you need a table with no pockets to play this Three Cushion Billiards?

Type of Pool Table Used in Three Cushion Billiards

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  1. unitedtear on 5/17/2007 1:23:52 PM

    Yah, Three Cushion Billiards is a carambole game, and not really a billiards game. (Like artistic billiards.) So really, for the Three Cushion Billiard Rules to work as they were intended, Three Cushion is to be played on a pocketless table.

  2. uniteddereke on 2/10/2010 6:33:13 PM

    you could play three cushion on a pocket table lol if you wanted but it wouldn't last very long those dame pockets would get in the way lol besides three cushion tables are a larger table i believe they are 10x5.5 I'm not quite sure cloth is way faster then simonis or champ 3030 and the rails are spot on man spot on

    dereke

  3. unitedterry bare on 2/25/2010 12:05:25 PM

    Yes, you need a table with no pockets. Go to you you tube, "carom three cushion billiards". You will find numerous videos. It's a great game, and the videos are excellent for learning. Enjoy. Terry

  4. unitedFox523 on 3/18/2010 7:44:17 AM

    3 cushion is usually played on a 5ft x 10ft billiard table without pockets. The balls are also bigger. Pool balls are 57.2mm (2 1/4 in) billiard balls are 61.5mm (close to 2 7/16 in)

    If you have a snooker table nearby, but not a billiard table - try English Billiards.

  5. uniteddeg38 on 5/12/2011 2:34:56 PM

    I had entertained the thought of putting a pool table in my house but then I thought, "I hadn't played pool in years". Then for some reason, perhaps generated by the movie "The Hustler" with Paul Newman, I thought, "well what about this other game..3 cushion billiards. Even though I'd never played it I was curious. I've since aquired a table built in Chicago in 1948(9 by 4.5). This is one fascinating game and I am totally hooked. I've had the table for 4 months now and am just getting the hang of it. It comes highly recommended!

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Type of Pool Table Used in Three Cushion Billiards

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