Replacing rubber cushions is one of the most
common things we get questioned about. People want to know when their pool
table may need the cushions replaced and what their options are.
Hard, Soft, or Loose
There are 3 things that can affect a pool table's
the cushion rubbers become hard the ball will hit the cushion
and the ball will "thunk". The player will have to smash
the ball to get it to bounce off the rail.
If the cushion rubber goes soft the ball will be pinched by the
rubber and will squirt off the rail strangely.
third problem is if the cushion rubber starts to become delaminated from the
wood rail. Then the cloth is the only thing holding the rubber in place.
When a ball hits the cushion it can act like a hard rail, a soft rail, or just veer
off at any random angle.
When any of these 3 things happen the cushion
rubbers need to be replaced.
Cushion rubbers must be replaced as a set to
ensure a consistent bounce, rail to rail.
Replacing rubber cushions is best left to
This is a job that must be done in the shop. Special
glues, jigs and fixtures are required if you want to get the cushions on
straight, even, and with the proper nose height.
Billiards Plus can replace your cushion rubbers the right way.
We have all the equipment and "know how" to do the
If someone says that they can do the job onsite
they either don't know how to do the job right or don't care.
Our technicians know what to do so you don't have
Stop in and let our
professional staff help you today.
Would you like an estimate?
Please provide the following:
The size of the table. (7 foot, 8 foot, 9 foot, etc.)
The table manufacturer. (Usually a nameplate on the head rail)
The approximate age of the table.
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