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Slant on my pool table


Slant on my pool table

I've recently bought a 2nd hand pool table and have noticed that the balls seem to role slightly towards the cushions. The table itself is perfectly level so I wasn't sure if this was the cloth or maybe something else? Like I say it's just near the cushions where there seems to be a slight slant. Do I need to get a new cloth or is there something else which may fix the problem. Any help is much appreciated.

Slant on my pool table

Replies & Comments

  1. chrisGDNZeke on 6/18/2015 6:04:29 PM

    May we assume it's not slate?

  2. chrisGDNchrisGDN on 6/19/2015 1:53:05 AM

    No it's not slate.

  3. chrisGDNZeke on 6/19/2015 4:19:45 PM

    Could be anything. Warped surface, bad cross pieces, bad shims, stuck in high humidity environ, the opposite; low desert humidity, you name it.

    You need some strong lights, decent eyesight,-a few playing cards and a straight edge ~ 4' long. Find out just how "out" the straight edge is from the table surface and use the cards to map the lowest and highest spots.

    Shims might be a help - if there's a place to stick them. Let us know what you find.

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Slant on my pool table

  • Title: Slant on my pool table
  • Author: (Chris Gordon)
  • Published: 6/18/2015 3:58:39 PM