How can you tell a Joss cue?

Each cue has an unique serial number embossed into the steel joint for identification. All Joss cues come with one 13mm Joss shaft.

Who started Joss Cues?

cuemaker Dan Janes
Founded by ACA Hall- of-Fame cuemaker Dan Janes, Joss cues are one of the most sought after brands in billiards. Janes continues to preserve the traditional look and values of old-time pool cue making while producing cues that play among the best in the world.

What are Sneaky Pete cues?

The Sneaky Pete Cue, also known as Hustler style cue, is the oldest traditionally designed two-piece cues. The pool stick was produced to be a higher-end cue. Although its physical features are not too different from that of the regular pool stick or house cue, but looks can be deceiving.

What pool cue was used in the color of money?

The Color of Money Cue by Joss Cues is a replica of the pool cue used in the classic Martin Scorsese movie, “The Color of Money.” Referred to in the movie as a Balabushka, this cue was, in fact, a Joss Cue.

How much does a Balabushka pool cue cost?

Balabushka Signature Series Pool Cues Click on a cue for a more detailed view

Product Our Price
Balabushka GB-GS Pool Cue Gus Szamboti Era $900.00
Balabushka GB-BS Pool Cue Burton Spain Era $805.50
Balabushka GB-T Pool Cue Titlist Era $661.50
Balabushka SLE-3A Pool Cue Limited Edition Pool Cue w/ 2 Shafts $1,399.00

Do pool cues have serial numbers?

On most Predator cues, the serial number can be found on the pin of the cue butt. If you have a P3 cue, the serial number is on the butt cap.

What is the best cue stick brand?

TL;DR – These are the Best Pool Cues of 2021:

  • Lucasi Custom Sneaky Pete Pool Cue – Best Overall.
  • Players Technology Series HXT15 – Runner Up.
  • Predator Sport 2 with 314-3 Shaft.
  • Lucasi LHC98 Hybrid Pool Cue – Best Splurge.
  • Meucci SB1-S Handcrafted Pool Cue.
  • Players C-960 – Best Under $200.
  • Predator 8K-2.
  • Lucasi Mystic.

What weight pool cue do pros use?

19 to 19.5 ounces
A: The pros use cues which weigh 19 to 19.5 ounces. Available pool sticks range from a low of about 15 to as much as 27 ounces, an extra half-pound over the pro cue.

Is Tom Cruise actually good at pool?

Cruise prepared for his role by shooting a lot of billiards, estimating that he had improved “200 percent” in a few weeks’ time. Cruise performed all of his own pool stunts, except for when Vincent jumps two balls to make his desired shot.

How much is a Balabushka worth?

Balabushka GBGS You can expect to pay around $1000 for the GBGS pool cue.

What cue weight do pros?

What’s the most expensive cue stick?

1. The Intimidator Masterpiece Cue – $150,000.00. What would you be willing to pay just to own the most expensive pool cue in the world? The price tag on this one is a whopping $150,000.

Who are the people who make Joss Cues?

Each cue is created from superior products and assembled by Dan and Stephen Janes. Additionally, every component is designed and developed in-house to ensure that it meets our high standards of quality.

How big are Joss pool cues in inches?

Joss Cues are proudly made in the USA. Click on each page for prices, descriptions and detailed pictures. Available 29″ in 12, 12.25, 12.5, 12.75, 13, 13.25, 13.5, 13.75, 14mm diameter and 30 inch 13mm diameter.

Why was Joss Cues chosen for the color of money?

Joss Cues is a real family effort that results in a company that cares about its product and clients. Dan’s cues were chosen for the film that resuscitated the entire billiard industry, “The Color of Money“ even the cue passed off in the movie as a “Balabushka” is really a Joss.

What to look for in a cue stick?

There are a lot of factors to consider in picking your cue. These include the stick’s length and weight, design, tip, and more. At Joss Cues in Towson, MD, we offer a wide variety of classic and professional cue models crafted from the finest raw materials for you to choose from.