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When playing pool, the cue is the white ball. It is the ball which is hit by the cue stick and used to knock the colored balls into their respective pockets.

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What does scratching the cue ball mean?

In terms of playing pool; it means to 'pot' or 'pocket' the cue ball.

Can you fit a snooker tip in a pool cue?

No. The typical snooker cue tips are much smaller than the typical pool cue tips. So, you can fit a pool cue tip to a snooker cue, but not a snooker cue tip on a pool cue.

How do you cue a pool stick?

A cue is a pool stick. You prepare the cue before a match by shaping and scuffing the tip. Then, the cue tip is chalked with pool chalk.

Where can one purchase pool cue cases?

You can purchase pool cue cases online from the Pooldawg website. Alternatively, you can also get pool cue cases online from the Cue and Case website.

What is the difference between pool cue and pool stick?

There is no difference, but the proper name is a pool cue.

What is put on the end of cue when playing billiards?

A pad, known as a cue tip, is glued to the narrow end (tip) of the cue. A small block of cue chalk is rubbed on the pad to prevent the cue tip sliding off the billiard/snooker/pool balls.

What do you call it when you twist chalk onto the tip of a pool cue?

It is called chalking the cue. The pool chalk is an abrasive, not chalk, and provides more frictin between the cue ball and the cue tip.

How does English work playing pool?

English spins the cue ball in a manner that can place it in a specific place.

What is a McCormick pool cue?

It is a McDermott cue, McDermott is the largest manufacturer of pool cues, makes medium to very high quaility cue sticks

What are cue cases typically used for?

A cue case is used for a pool cue. It is also used as a bag of sorts, because some come with a handle. It basically keeps the pool cue in good condition.

Can a pool cue shaft be made out of oak wood?

yes I am 99% positive that you can make a pool cue out of oak wood

How many balls are used when playing pool not including the cue ball?

In 9 ball - 9 In 8 ball - 15

What substance is used on the end of a pool cue?

Leather is used for the cue tip, and pool chalk is used to provide more friction against the cue ball. Pool chalk is an abrasive using materials found in sandpaper. It is not a form of chalk.

What is the heaviest in ounces you can buy for a pool cue?

The heaviest a pool cue may be under BCA Rules is 25 ounces, but there is no minimum.

What does the word ''cue'' mean?

"Cue' is a stick used in pool or billiards, or it can mean a prompt on stage.

What is pool stick?

the cue

Is there a perfect pool cue?


What is a pool cue?

The stick you use when you hit the ball in pool

I have a Pool cue with the letter B inside an outlined King Chess piece emblem any idea who made the pool cue?


Does 15 pool balls include the cue ball?

No, in 8 ball and straight pool there are fifteen numbered balls plus the cue ball.

How high should you mount a pool cue rack?

Home pool cue racks tend to be mounted lower than those in pubs and bars. In fact, pool cue stands on the floor are quite common. So, there is no minimum for home racks. The lowest section of bar cue racks tends to be 30 to 40 inches from the floor.

In pool may either end of cue be used?

No. If any part of the cue except the tip moves the cue ball it is a foul.

What is the diameter of a pool cue?

the answer is 94.1mm

How long is the average pool cue?

About 5 feet

What color is the cue ball in pool?

The cue ball is white.The cue ball in pool is white.