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    Default Weird Tip Problem

    Hey all
    So i fitted a new tip to my cue last week. A medium Elkmaster tip. I don't think I've ever used one before. After shaping it up and bedding it in, I noticed some strange cueball control and shots missing to the left despite the fact I'm adamant I'm aiming correctly. Then I see that

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    that's a dud, you get a few in a box. usually pressing before installing the tip will help in improving consistency.

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    Elkmasters are so inconsistent that many people have turn their back definitely on these products. Try Grand Cue medium tips, you'll see the differenc

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    I was thinking of giving ADR147' medium laminated tip a try. I hear nothing but good things about them.

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    i would go for a grand m or ts long ba over an elk now.

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    Could be a dud and looking at how rough the edges are you could also have ripped the fibres up when trimming the tip.
    Always use a new sharp bla

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