A cue stick is a utility in a pool game. A pool cue is not only used in pool but also in snooker and billiard games. A pool cue is used in striking of the cue ball as not just any ball is stroke. Made out of wood, a pool cue is tapered stick that is either covered in graphite or fiber glass. There are different styles of pool cues and each comes with their own unique qualities.
A pool stick will measure around 58inches as a standard but some will measure more. The original pool stick cues come in one piece and are the most common in pool rooms and sports stores. Some lovers of the game prefer bringing their own pool cues to the game, this sticks are usually the two piece pool cues. Making the pool stick in two pieces enables storage to be easy and at the same time make portability as easy as possible. The two piece cue sticks are not necessarily divided in half it can be some other place other than the center.
A two piece pool cue enables a player to make some special moves in the game some of which you cannot pull off with a one piece stick. The pieces of a two piece pool cue can be added to a one piece cue should a player choose to. A tapered pool cue is made in a way that the diameter of the stick reduces in diameter from the back end to the top of the stick. The tips of a pool cue can be changed and thus brings different impacts on the cue ball when its hit. In the recent times pool cues are made from some very unique materials such as bone and some other expensive materials.
Players who prefer bringing their own sticks to the game usually have them customized in an effort to add some personality to them. Painting or having some colorful patterns on your pool cue is on way of adding a custom touch.
In production of pool cues, there are semi-custom pool cues and full customized cues.For a semi-custom pool cue also known as production customized cues, they are the kind existing in stock with very specific customer specs. Fully customized cues on the other hand refer to those made from scratch with the customer specifications, there are no identical cues in stock. Whether you want to buy a custom pool cue or have one custom made, the internet will help you in getting in touch with the right people.