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Three Key Factors in Pool Slate

Table Points to Ponder

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Three Key Factors in Pool Slate

Measuring the play area

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A speedy assessment of a pool table's slate is needed when you are browsing among many for a great play opportunity.

Whether you are choosing the better tables at the pool hall or considering a used or new table for purchase, ponder:

You want a table slate level enough for play, with a quality underlay to preserve the level for years to come. On a personal note, you want enough challenge to occupy you without creating frustration.
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