English Amateur Billiards Association

EABA : The Billiard Monthly : October, 1911

The Billiard Monthly : October, 1911

Plain Stroke Potting Table

For Object Ball Direction

(Based on the fact that contact always takes place half-way
between the point of aim and the centre of the object ball as
viewed through the centre of the cue ball).

Aim at edge of ball. Ball takes a line drawn through it
from ½ inch inside edge.

Aim ½ inch inside edge. Bail takes a line drawn through
it from ¾ inch inside edge.

Aim ½ inch outside edge. Ball takes a line drawn through
it from ¼ inch inside edge.

(The above are the three principal aims and contacts in
billiards).

Aim ¼ inch inside edge. Ball takes a line drawn through
it from 5/8 inch inside edge.

Aim ¾ inch inside edge. Ball takes a line drawn through
it from 7/8 inch inside edge.

Aim ¼ inch outside edge. Ball takes a line drawn through
it from 3/8 inch inside edge.

Aim ¾ inch outside edge. Ball takes a line drawn through
it from 1/8 inch inside edge.

Aim 1 inch outside edge. Ball takes a line drawn through
it from its edge, or almost a right angle.


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