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    Hello everyone! My husband and I decided to make a billiard room from one room. The room is small. Advise which table is better to choose? In general, I consider the 7 foot tables from this list. But what better, alas, I don't know. What parameters should pay close attention?
    Thanks in advance!

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    I didn't have time to read thru your list, but I can only say that make sure your playing surface is quality marble. humidity will not effect it compared to any manmade material such as mdf or the likes. sorry to hear your room is too small. have you thought about buying a cheap stick and cut it to use when your up against the rail so to speak? In reality your buying a piece of furniture so buy the best you can afford.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike91 View Post
    Hello everyone! My husband and I decided to make a billiard room from one room. The room is small. Advise which table is better to choose? In general, I consider the 7 foot tables from this list. But what better, alas, I don't know. What parameters should pay close attention?
    Thanks in advance!
    Hmm...Looks suspiciously like spam...

    Alas, this is a Machining / Manufacturing Forum. So you may not get the best advice here.

    Best Regards,
    Bob

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnfalco View Post
    I didn't have time to read thru your list, but I can only say that make sure your playing surface is quality marble. humidity will not effect it compared to any manmade material such as mdf or the likes. sorry to hear your room is too small. have you thought about buying a cheap stick and cut it to use when your up against the rail so to speak? In reality your buying a piece of furniture so buy the best you can afford.
    It looks like all those amazon links are affiliate links. If anyone were to follow one regardless of what was bought the postee would receive a cut of all the sales made by the clickee for a set amount of time. Mike and his husband are just clever spammers.

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    7ft is not a pool table. It's a toy. Dont get anything smaller than 8ft. 9ft if you have room.

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    It is spam to sell 7' tables, all I saw was a list I copy and pasted: "Best 7 foot pool tables on the market" from a place called game table zone.
    If you are going to spam us at least include some sexy pics of yourself on top of one of the tables.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike91 View Post
    Hello everyone! My husband and I decided to make a billiard room from one room. The room is small. Advise which table is better to choose? In general, I consider the 7 foot tables from this list. But what better, alas, I don't know. What parameters should pay close attention?
    Thanks in advance!
    Since WHEN has Mah Jong been played on pool tables?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thermite View Post
    Since WHEN has Mah Jong been played on pool tables?
    Since when do you play billiards on a pool table?

    Larry

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnfalco View Post
    but I can only say that make sure your playing surface is quality marble.
    I remember a guy telling me that a quality table has granite underneath the felt top.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rons View Post
    I remember a guy telling me that a quality table has granite underneath the felt top.
    I thought they are slate?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trboatworks View Post
    I thought they are slate?
    Yeah, that is right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by L Vanice View Post
    Since when do you play billiards on a pool table?

    Larry
    I wouldn't. That's but a coin-op "bar size".

    Worse, the OP/spammer SAID "billiards" but the linked-to page says:

    "Best 7 foot pool tables on the market.

    Not everything that knocks balls about with a stick is either one.

    Some are simply (ex) wives.

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    I thought pool table tops are made from slate, but i could be wrong.

    From the little bit of telly i watched whilst living in England, I'm pretty sure you can only play billiards if there is also a guy wearing white gloves to reposition the balls when need be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrStretch View Post
    I thought pool table tops are made from slate, but i could be wrong.
    They surely used to be. Before particle-board and bulls**t about it were invented, anyway.



    From the little bit of telly i watched whilst living in England, I'm pretty sure you can only play billiards if there is also a guy wearing white gloves to reposition the balls when need be.
    Some might say you also have to BE in England.


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    What we call pool was called pocket billiards for years.

    7' table is a bar box and not worth playing on.

    If you're an 8-ball player 4 x 8 is fine, but I like 9 foot tables more. If you're a 9-ball or straight pool player you want 4-1/2 x 9.

    3-cushion (billiards) is played on 5 x 10 tables. Billiard players have their own special cues too, and a serious 3-cushion player wouldn't be caught dead with a pool cue.

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    FWIW, Slate is most common for tops, but we used to have one that was marble.

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    Unless you are "elite" one plays pool on a bar sized table.
    If you want to be all stand up and proud, 8-9 or pick your game let's face it that is where the big money is.
    The problem in a small room is length for a real cue when up against the rail.
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    Robert Nasmyth made himself a 12'x6' table from one piece of cast iron.It weighed 8 tons.That is a worthwhile project for any retired machinist.Whitworth had a similar table.

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    Qty (18) post's and some re-quoted the spammers linky.

    Excellent !

    Keep that spam on top, and leading the google hit parade.

    And people wonder why so much spam comes here.

    Bunch of blind enablers.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by digger doug View Post
    Qty (18) post's and some re-quoted the spammers linky.

    Excellent !

    Keep that spam on top, and leading the google hit parade.

    And people wonder why so much spam comes here.

    Bunch of blind enablers.....

    Old chap.....i believe we've been snookered....

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