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The billiard table diamonds, which are often dots rather than diamonds, are placed on the rails to divide the table. The foot string, head string, and table center are found by using the diamonds. In addition, they can be used to determine bank shot calculations. Their distance from playing surface points allow them to be used for more accurate aim and calculations for difficult shots. There are more than 100 published "diamond systems" to calculate bank shots using the diamonds.

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How many diamonds are on a pool table?

There are 3 "diamonds" per rail for a total of 18.

How do you use diamonds on pool table?

Use the diamonds as numbers. Then add the numbers of the cue ball and the ball you are trying to hit to get where to aim.

Name of the dot where the rack goes on the pool table?

Foot spot. This is directly in line with both the second diamonds from the foot rail and the center end diamonds.

Where do the dots on a pool table go?

There is only one dot on a pool table. This dot goes ay yhe intersection of two imaginary lines - the center of the table, lengthwise, and, the imaginary line between the second diamonds on the side rails at the racking end of the table.

Can a pool table have 8 pockets?

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

How old is your pool table?

I do not own a pool table.

What is the difference between a pool table and a billiard table -?

a pool table has balls but billard table has balls to play i would reccommed the pool table

How do you use the diamond markings on American pool table rails?

The diamonds were introduced to the billiards table in France. All tables that are properly constructed will have the diamonds in the same locations, whether American, French, English or others today. The diamonds are first used to mark or divide the table for center, foot, and head. During play, the diamonds are used using different methods to calculate bank shots. There are more than 100 diamond systems to do this.

Where does the centre dot on a pool table go?

There is no center dot on a pool table. However, there is a dot placed near the foot of the table to identify where the racked balls are placed. This dot is placed at the intersenction of two imaginary lines - The first line is along the center of the table, lengthwise; the second is the imaginary line between the second side diamonds from the foot of the table.

Where do you place the spot on a pool table?

The spot, referred to as the foot spot, is placed at the intersection of two imaginary lines. The first is the line in the center of the table that runs the length of the table. The second is an imaginary line connecting the second diamonds from the end of the table.

Why is a pool table called a pool table?

It is a pocket billiards table, but during the 1920's men would "pool" their money for betting, hence the name pool table came to use. The common term used today is "pool table".

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