How to choose your billiard cue?

Select the right billiard cue from the wide selection offered by Kozoom.  Your equipment should be appropriate to the discipline you practice.  There are 4 types of billiard cues, corresponding to these different disciplines.

  • Carom cues
  • Pool cues
  • 8 Pool or Blackball cues
  • Snooker cues

For each discipline, the criteria differs: length, weight, tip’s diameter, etc. To maximize your success it is best to select the correct cue.

You wouldn't choose a tennis racket to play badminton, the same goes for billiard!

 

Type of billiard cues

Game

Popular brands

Length

Weight

Tip Diameter

Tip Hardness

Carom Cues

Balkline or Free Game

Longoni, Layani, Karma

140 cm / 55 in

470 - 490 gr

11 - 11.5 mm

Soft or Medium

1-Cushion

Longoni, Layani, Karma

142 cm / 56 in

500 - 510 gr

11 - 11.75 mm

Medium or Hard

3-Cushion

Longoni, Layani, Molinari, Adam, Karma

142 cm / 56 in

520 - 530 gr

11.5 - 12 mm

Medium or Hard

Pool Cues

Playing Cues

Predator, Mezz, OB, McDermott, Poison, Layani

147 cm / 58 in

540 gr / 19 oz

11.75 - 13 mm

Soft or Medium

Break Cues

Predator, Mezz, Poison

147 cm / 58 in

540 gr / 19 oz

12.75 - 13 mm

Hard

Jump Cues

Predator, Mezz, Poison

100-120 cm / 40-47 in

300 gr / 10.5 oz

12.75 - 13 mm

Hard

Blackball or 8-Ball Pool Cues

Blackball

Cue Craft, Lambert, BCE, Master Cue, Riley

145 cm / 57 in

510 gr / 18 oz

8 - 8.5 mm

Medium or Medium Hard

Snooker Cues

Snooker

Cue Craft, BCE, Master Cue, Riley

145 cm / 57 in

510 gr / 18 oz

9 - 10 mm

Medium or Medium Hard

 

In addition to the entry-level billiard sticks (equivalent to racks or club cues), our wide selection allows you to choose your cue according to many criteria: brands, design, wood, etc.

Contrary to a common belief, Top-level players are extremely selective in the choice of their equipment.  Billiard cues provide very different sensations depending on the tip, the balance point and the flexibility of the shaft.  Good sensations allow a better control of the ball, to give it the right trajectory and the right effects.

Feel free to contact us or go directly to the product’s descriptions to get all the information you need to choose your billiard cue. 

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