Are blue diamond tips good?
Are blue diamond tips good?
Due to their special design, they are consistently reliable with each tip so you don’t need to search for a good one. If you haven’t used one before and need a comparison, Blue Diamond tips are a little harder than an Elkmaster. These tips are very easy to change and take glue easily.
Which snooker cue tips are best?
We recommended the Century G1. He was extremely happy with the recommendation. Welsh professional Andrew Paggett has only very recently released along with Exotic cues, a batch of AP EXOTIC TIPS. We tried these in the Extra Hard and bought the Hards, and these I think are probably the best tips released in 2021.
What is the best tip size for a snooker cue?
9.5mm to 10mm
Generally speaking most pool players prefer and 8mm to 8.5mm tip for a 1 & 7/8 pool cue ball, and most snooker players prefer a 9.5mm to 10mm tip for a full size 2 1/16 snooker cue ball. American pool uses an even bigger cue ball so the tip sizes are normally between 12.5 mm and 13.5mm.
What is the best cue tip?
Here are some of the best tips for breaking cues:
- Tiger Icebreaker.
- Elite Phenolic.
- Tiger Break Jump.
- Samsara Break Jump.
- White Diamond.
- G10 Break Jump.
What tips do professional snooker players use?
It’s personal preference – but many top professionals and amateurs are using the new Century Pro Cue Tips because they come in four Grades from soft to hard in G1, 2, 3, and 4.
Is Blue Diamond a soft tip?
The two main tip brands that I use are Elkmaster and Blue Diamond. I prefer Elkmaster tips and they tend to be slightly softer than Blue Diamonds. A way of playing with a softer tip is to use a larger tip – commonly known as a mushroom tip.
What tip does John Higgins use?
CC BRAND AMBASSADOR “I have been working with CC brand now for over a year. I am very impressed with what they are trying to do and achieve. Many tournaments are now been played worldwide and our equipment needs to be of the highest standard. I use a CC G3 tip which has never let […]
What does the perfect snooker cue tip look like?
There is no ideal. It’s down to your interpretation of what you consider the “ideal” shaped tip for your tip. The starting rule of thumb is the tip should have a nice rounded dome to it. Your idea of what is a “nice rounded dome” is up to you!
Is 8mm tip too small for snooker?
The tip sizes for cues are normally determined by the size of the cue ball you are playing with so the smaller the cue ball the smaller the tip. Generally speaking most players prefer and 8mm to 8.5mm tip for a 1 & 7/8 pool cue ball, and 9.5mm to 10mm tip for a full size 2 1/16 snooker cue ball.
What is the softest snooker tip?
If you are someone who likes a soft to medium tip then playing with a G1 or G2 is the tip for you from Century. If you prefer a harder denser sounding tip then go for the G3 or G4. Either way, you won’t be disappointed.
What snooker cue tip does John Higgins use?
John Higgins uses 9.75mm. I use between 9.8mm and 10mm, depending on how my cue plays with the tip. The cue I have now is perfect for a 9.8mm tip so that’s what I’m using.
What cue did Stephen Hendry use?
Seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry didn’t take long to find his perfect match, though it wasn’t the pristinely hand-crafted timber that you may think would befit the King of the Crucible. The Scot used a £40 machine-made cue, a Powerglide Connoisseur, which his dad bought for him at the age of just 14.
Is a smaller cue tip better?
It should always be the same diameter as your shaft – no smaller. A smaller tip will give you more control over spin, but may also cause more miscues. A larger tip will give you less spin control, but a more powerful, consistent shot. With American cues, the standard size is usually around 12 or 13mm.
What should a snooker tip look like?