Pool cue cases
One of the most popular options when it comes to billiard is a case which can protect a cue or sets of cues. The materials usually make the difference in durability. They vary from soft cases to leather cases or hard box cases. Some of the premium models come with padded interiors for better protection. These materials can be made from synthetic or natural fibers, velvet or memory foam.
Most premium pool cue manufacturers offer extra shafts which can range from 11 to 13mm. Extra shafts are also a good way of experimenting newer technologies as they can allow easy mounting systems. Most shafts are made from hard woods like Canadian maple and come with uni-loc systems.
One of the best methods to enhance your playing style is to use billiard gloves. They can ensure a steady and even stroke while allowing movements for some bridge positions. When choosing a glove set players should look for breathability and natural materials such as leather.
Regular chalk can work for cue tips but there are many specials types of chalk which are specially designed for billiard. They can act either to enhance your playing style or just to stay longer on the cue tip.
Talc can have a positive effect in reducing the feeling of stickiness on the shaft of the cue. Thus it can enhance your playing abilities and often comes with plastic and wooden holders.
If your cue construction allows for extensions you can add as much as 10 inches to the total length. Some of the most popular cue extensions are compatible with the Uni-Loc system.
Joint protectors come in various shape, sizes and designs or can even come with customized artwork. They can protect your cues when broken down and can be made from plastic, steel or other metals.
Tips can be replaced and they can easily impact the playing style as the come in varied hardness: extra soft, soft, medium, hard and extra hard. They can have a single or multiple layers and can have some added capabilities such as the ability to hold chalk.
Pool cue ferrules
If your cue is made with slip-on ferrules then you can have some extra pieces at hand when needed. Ferrules can make tip replacement easier and can come in 12mm or 13mm.
Pool cue weight bolts
Customizable weight is one of the easiest ways to personalize your cue to your playing style. You can add or remove weight by adding or removing steel bolts from the butt.
Portable pool cue holders
One of the simplest methods of securing your cues against scratches of hits is to use a portable cue holder which can attach to any table. Portable cue holders are usually made from plastic or metal materials. Most models are small enough to fit in your pocket.