Things you should know about cue tips

Things you should know about Cue tips.

If you are playing Snooker then it is very important for you know about the cue tips. There are different types and fittings of cue tips available on the market.

Hard tips are really good to use but it’s a player’s personal preference which tips are best.

Elk Master is a fine tip made by Tweeten and it is regarded as the most popular soft cue tip across the globe.  This is one of the most popular tips for snooker.

LePro is one of the most popular cue tip used across the world. This is a medium hard tip.

Moori is a type of a layered cue tip. This cue tip manufactured from pigskin. This is the choice of the professionals. It is available in all types such as hard, medium, and soft.  Layered tips give a different feel and consistency of shot.

Most of us play snooker in our leisure. We are well aware of the rules of the games but sometimes we tend to miss out on the other aspects of the game. One such thing is the types and fittings of the Snooker Cue tips.

Most of the Snooker cue tips nowadays are made from various types of leather, the process manufacturing of which is still a very well kept secret.

Various pieces of equipment are available for cue tip fitting.  There are various vice grips, sanding pads, tip glue etc.  It’s best to experiment to find a system that works for you.

A cue is the most vital element in the game of Snooker and it is essential to own your snooker cue if you are actually looking forward to develop your ability in playing the game. While you are buying a cue you will get a variety of choices. Choosing the right type of cue is very important when you wish to excel in the game.  Bought cues may come with a cue tip pre-installed.  Make sure that this tip is suitable for you before playing.  Some cheaper cues will install an extremely poor variety of tip on the cue while custom cue makers will often ask which type of tip you prefer to be installed.

The standard length of a cue is around fifty-eight inches and the recommended weight should be not more than seventeen ounces. Snooker cue tip vary in sizes but 10 millimeters is taken to be the standard size. Although experts use 9mm and 11mm tip sizes, it is best to learn the game in a 10mm tip size. At the end of the cue a ferrule remains attached so that it can prevent the tip from splitting.

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