The pool table cloth is extremely
important. The cloth really accentuates how the table plays. Simonis
Brunswick Contender cloth, both provide an excellent surface for the
balls to roll on.
We have 2 different qualities from a woolen blend to tournament type,
worsted wool cloth.
Each cloth is available in a variety of colors so you can choose the color that
is right for you.
Billiards Plus has a wide selection
of pool table cloth in stock.
The Contender cloth by Brunswick is an excellent
quality woolen cloth. This cloth does not pill like some woolen cloths and
wears very well. This cloth is a 75% wool and 25% nylon blend and is 21
oz. in weight. The Contender cloth comes in 12 popular colors.
We stock Brunswick Contender cloth in 8' Bed and Rail sets in all
Simonis 860 Cloth
If you have ever watched the pros play on TV, odds
are that you have seen them play on Simonis 860 cloth. It is the pros choice.
This Simonis cloth is a worsted wool blend cloth with 90% wool and 10% nylon.
Because it is worsted wool the cloth is very smooth and therefore plays very
fast and very predictable.
The pros like it because they do not have to
hit the ball as hard and they can be more consistent with the cue ball position
for the next shot. You will like it because it plays great, looks great,
and is easier to keep clean. Simonis 860 comes in 25 colors.
pool table cloth can
considerably affect ball roll. Until the cloth is "broken in" the ball may
wiggle slightly when moving very slowly. This is normal.
your table more often during the first 3 months of use the cloth will normalize
Always brush your
table in a straight line from the head of the table (where the nameplate is
located) toward the foot of the table (where the ball are racked). This
will brush the cloth's nap down. Never brush in a circular motion.
The table's cloth should be brushed once a week.
can be vacuumed periodically if you're careful. Vacuuming is a great way
to remove dust, pet dander, and chalk that has collected between the cloth and
Again, as with brushing, go in a straight line from the head to
the foot of the table. Use the upholstery brush, not a rotating brush
head, and use the light suction
setting on the vacuum.
Vacuuming only needs to be done every few months.
pool table cloth has
been used for a short period of time small white spots will appear on your
cloth. This is common and the spots fade after a period of time.
These are caused 2 different ways.
If someone tries to
put too much backspin on the cue ball the cue strikes the cloth and removes some
of the fibers from the cloth.
A white spot can also
result from striking the cue ball with excessive force. This is common on
the break shot.
On the break shot the cue ball is accelerated from 0 to
over 20 miles per hour in an instant. This creates an incredible amount of
friction which produces heat.
Typically, pool table cloth is a combination of wool
and nylon. The nylon in the cloth actually melts.
Masse' or Jump Shots
Masse and jump shots
are pretty impressive. Watching the cue ball do things that look
impossible is great.
These shots are also very hard to do correctly and
are very hard on the cloth even when done right. When they are not done
right they can rip or tear the cloth. Then the pool table cloth will need to be
By outlawing these shots on your table your cloth will last much
longer and is an easy way to help maintain your table in good condition.
Temperature and Humidity
Your cloth can
wrinkle and become loose if it is subjected the extreme temperature or humidity.
Take care to regulate both.
Opening the windows and doors in the room that
has the pool table on the first nice spring day will affect the tautness of the
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