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No, if a pool table is not configured as a 6 pocket pool table it is not a pool table today.

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6 P on a P T?

6 Pockets on a Pool Table

How many pockets that a pool table have?

A pool table has 6 pockets

What is 75 percent green has 4 legs and 8 pockets?

a pool table

How many pockets are there on a pool table?

there are 6 pockets on a pool table

Who made pool tables with only four pockets?

It was not a pool table if it only had 4 pockets if it was made since about 1800. A 4 pocket table is most likely a bumper pool table.

Why would your pool table only have 4 wide corner pockets?

It is not a pool table if it only has 4 pockets. If the table is from the 1700's, it could be an antique pocket billiards table.

What size are the holes in a pool table?

There are no holes in a pool table once it is fully put together, but thare are pockets created by the play surface and the rails. The pocket sizes are the same size on all pool tables, with all corner pockets being 5 inch and side pockets being 5 1/2 inch. The pockets are allowed to be larger or smaller by 1/8 inch.

How many pockets does have in pool table?


How big are the pockets on a 4' by 8' pool table?

The pockets are the same size on all pool tables sold in the US. 5 inch opening for the corners and 5 1/2 inch for the siides, plus or minus 1/8 inch for each.

Are the pockets on an American pool table bigger than those of an English pool table?

Yes- so that is why I bought an English table

Why are there no pockets on the pool table on the beat it video?

Pocket billiards ("pool") tables have pockets. Carom billiards tables do not. Apparently the table in the video is a carom billiards table. Whether this was a specific choice or whether it just happened to be handy I don't know.

6 P or a PT?

6 pockets on a pool table

How do you fix the broken pockets on a pool table?

You can't, that's why its broken. :)

What are the odds of making the 8 ball on the break in a pool game?

Assuming a properly executed break, about 1/8 breaks. The odds increase the smaller the table - a good player will make the 8 ball 5% of the time on a none foot table. This will nearly double on a 7 foot table. The pockets are the same size on all pool tables in the US, so the smaller the table the greater open space and less distance to travel.

How big are pool table pockets?

Regulation pool table pockets are the same size whether for an 8 foot or 9 foot table. These are also the same size on a 7 foot table. The pockets are measured both at the mouth and the throat, and are different for sides and corners. There are other measurements needed, but these are the important ones for most people -Corner pockets - mouth 4 7/8 inch minimum, 5 1/8 inch maximumCorner pockets - throat 4 inch minimum, 4 1/4 inch maximumSide pockets - mouth 5 3/8 inch minimum, 5 5/8 inch maximumSide pockets - throat 4 3/8 inch minimum, 4 7/8 inch maximumUnder BCA Rules, corner pockets are 5 inches, side pockets are 5 1/2 inches, both are plus or minus 1/8 inch.Under Billiard Congress of America Rules the corner pockets are required to have a 5 inch opening, plus or minus 1/8 inch, and side pockets must be 5 1/2 inches, plus or minus 1/8 inch.Under BCA Rules, only the following pocket sizes are legal -Corner Pockets - Mouth 4 7/8 to 5 1/8 inches; throat 4 to 4 1/4 inchesSide pockets - Mouth 5 3/8 to 5 5/8 inches; throat 4 3/8 to 4 7/8 inches

What is a billiard table?

A billiard table is a felt-covered table fitted with six pockets along the perimeter, upon which pool, billiards, or snooker can be played.

Why does a snooker table have 6 pockets?

This is difficult to answer. It was the way the game was designed. It copies Billiards and pool.

Who put a pool table in the White House?

John Quincy Adams had the first billiards table placed in the White House. Congress would not pay for it, so he paid for it himself. I do not know whether Adams' table had pockets. Pool and billiards are often used interchangeably, but some use billiards only to mean a pocketless game. The current pool table in the White House has pockets and was installed by George W. Bush.

Can you rip pool table felt by dropping balls on it as you get them out of the pockets at the beginning of a game?

it probably won't rip the felt but it could put dents in the table depending on whether you have a wood or slate table

What are the dimensions of a pool table?

The dimensions of a pool table can differ depending on the place to get the pool table from and what country it is made in. How ever most pool tables come in sizes 7 ft, 8 ft, oversize 8 ft, 9 ft, 10 ft, and 12 ft.

What is the origin of the table game pool?

The game of pool is an evolution of the original table game of billiards that began in both Italy and France in the very early 1400's. In the 1700's, the game consisted of holes, pockets, and obstacles. This became more standardized by 1800 to use a table with 6 pockets, followed by the change of the rails to include cushions. By 1835, the game of pocket billiards, or pool, had reached the level very similar to that played today.

What color is the ball in pool?

yes 8 ball pool table change

What is the radius of holes in a pool table?

There are no holes in a pool table. The pockets are formed by the edges of the rails and the drop area is a semi-circle cut in the table surface. The radius of the semi-circle is 2 1/16 inch at the corner and 2 1/4 inches at the side.

How can you tell if your pool table has a slate bed?

If you go underneath the table, you will be able to see the slate surface. The slate may also be visible at the side pockets if you examine carefully.

How should you measure a 8 ball pool table?

The table is measured from rail to rail, the playing surface. The regulation pool table sizes will measure 100 inches by 50 inches (9 foot table) or 88 inches by 44 inches (8 foot table) or 92 inches by 46 inches (oversize 8 foot table).