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so when you are hitting the cue ball your sticks dont slip and you dont mess up.

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Q: Why put chalk on a pool stick?
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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.

What kind of things do you use to play pool?

a pool stick, pool balls with numers on them, chalker to chalk the top

What does pool chalk do?

Pool chalk serves multiple purposes. The chalk allows the tip to become softer, so there is less chance of breaking the tip, and the most important thing chalk does is put English on your cue ball. If your not very good at pool and you go to the YMCA to play, you really don't need chalk, but to be good you need chalk to be able to put English on your ball to make easier shots.

In a game of pool what is the colour of the cue ball?

Well the cue ball is suppose to be white but when you hit it many times with the pool stick it starts turning blue from the chalk on your stick.

How do you send a pool stick through the mail?

lol they put it in a box as long as the pool stick is and they deliver it to your front door

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

Billiard chalk. It comes in many colours.It is referred to as pool chalk, but is actually an abrasive to scuff up the leather tip that is not related to chalk.

What is the name of the blue chalk in pool?

cue chalk

A white stick used for writing on blackboard?


What is that thing called to play pool with?

The pool STICK,billiard pool stick or pool cue stick all refer to the stick that is used to play pool with

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.

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.

How to you clean a blackboard?

Use a wet towel or sponge. put a few drops of detergent in the water. After the (slate0 board is dry, chalk it by rubbing the side of a stick of chalk all over it then erase it with a felt eraser.

What does Lebron James put on his hands in the pre game?

Lebron puts on chalk on his hands to help the ball stick better. You have probably already seen him do his traditional "put extra chalk in his hands, throw it up, blow it into the air, and clap his hands." Garnett is also known for clapping his hands in front of the commentator with the extra powdery chalk in his hands.

Why is a stick of chalk a pure substance but a stick of candy not?


What substance is put on the end of the cue when playing billiard?

It is called pool chalk. However, it is not chalk at all, but more is a material identical to what can be found in some "sandpaper". It's purpose is to roughen up the leather tip to increase friction.

Which sport uses chalk and pockets?

The sport of pool or pocket billiards uses chalk and pockets.

How big is pool chalk?

like1inch tall

What is a collective noun for chalk?

A collective noun for chalk is a box of chalk.

What happens when you put chalk in vinegar?

When you put chalk in vinegar the chalk is dissolved and broken down. However, as a result of the mixture of compounds co2 is formed.

Is chalk a mixture or a solution?

a chalk is a mixture whose particles stick on the board due to the force of adhesion between the chalk molecules and board molecules

What happens to sand and chalk when put in water?

When chalk are put into water they become wet.

How do you clean a very dirty brown pool?

Put one of the strips that tell how much of the chlorine in it and all of that then stick the vacume for pools in there and get what you can. Next, stick the chlorine and other cleaning stuff the strip told you to out in. If that does not work you can always change the water in it. You should try scrubbing and cleaning your pool frst before you put the water in.

How do you use a tip pick on pool cue?

The leather tip needs to be slightly roughened to hold the pool chalk. A tip pick is tapped firmly into the leather, evenly and all around, to produce small dents into the leather to help it to hold the pool chalk.

How fast does half a stick of chalk dissolve in water?

In order to dissolve chalk in water, vinegar needs to be added. The vinegar has acid in it that eats away at the chalk to dissolve it.

How many corners a stick of chalk has?