Customers should look for a mover that can examine the pool table ahead of time to provide an accurate estimate, notes FlatRate.com. These movers should also know how to take the table apart for the move and put it back together properly.
The ideal room size for a 7-foot pool table is 16 2/3 feet long by 13 1/2 feet wide if players use standard 58-inch cues. A smaller room, such as one 14 1/2 feet long by 11 1/2 feet wide, accommodates a 7-foot table if players use 48-inch cues.
The standard pool-table height is between 29 1/4 inches (74.3 centimeters) and 31 inches (78.74 centimeters). This measurement represents the distance between the floor and the table bed of the pool table.
To install felt on a pool table, remove the pool table rails, staple or glue one side of the felt in place, stretch the felt, and attach the other edges. Then, cut out the pocket holes, and affix the felt inside of the pocket holes. If felt is also needed on the cushion rails, then remove the feathe
To rack a game of eight-ball pool, place the 15 colored balls into the triangular rack. Once filled, position the rack over the foot spot.
The average dimensions of a pool table light fixture are between 35 and 110 inches long, with three to five lights per unit. The most commonly purchased light fixtures are three-shade units that use 100- to 150-watt light bulbs or floodlights and measure between 51 and 55 inches in length.
Good avenues for purchasing inexpensive pool tables include eBay.com, Amazon.com, Craigslist.org, Costco.com and eFamilyFun.com. Amazon, eBay and Craigslist all sell used and refurbished items, making them less expensive. eBay also features auctions, offering another way to buy items at a deep disco
Ozone Billiards and Sears Outlet sell discounted pool tables. Other sources include Darting.com and PoolTables.com. These vendors also sell other billiards equipment such as cues and ball racks.
The top five slate pool table brands according to Pool Table Review Guru are Olhausen, Golden West, Timber Creek, Brunswick and Vantage. Models they consider the highest rated, because of their value for the price, are the Huntington by Olhausen, Seville by Timber Creek and Allenton by Brunswick Bil
To refelt a pool table, remove the pool table frame, and then remove the pool table pockets and old felt. Stretch new felt over the pool table surface, recover the bumpers and cut holes for the pool table pockets. Reattach the pool table frame.