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Pool Cues - Luther Lassiter Stick Weighs In

Lassiter's "Bala" fetches high asking Price


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Luther Lassiter took his pool cues seriously

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A Luther Lassiter Balabushka joins the ranks of fabulous pool cues hitting auctions this year.

Luther "Wimpy" Lassiter's pride and joy, a George Herman Balabushka custom cue, was recently posted on eBay.com for a starting bid of $45,000.00 US. Why so much money?

Lassiter is arguably the greatest 9-Ball player of all time. And add Balabushka's devastatingly brilliant cue craftsmanship and you have a real winner.

While I admit to having paid four figures for really fine cue work, I at least got to shoot with my most expensive cues. I can't imagine anyone but an enthusiastic millionaire ever taking more than a few shots with his new Lassiter Balabushka--unless he wanted to potentially incur the wrath of an insurance company. Out of sight!

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