Tipping Equipment

Tipping Equipment
BCE/RILEY - Accessories - Diverse - TIP DOMER
your price 8,65 CHF
MSRP 16,50 CHF
your price 16,22 CHF
Cue care kit
BCE/RILEY - Accessories - Diverse - Cue care kit
MSRP 65,00 CHF
your price 63,78 CHF
Boxwood Tip Clamp
27,50 CHF
Tipping Super Glue Gel
6,00 CHF
Tweeten 10 Minute Cement
6,00 CHF
Tip-Mate Pricker & Shaping Tool Black
27,50 CHF
Ferrule Fitting Machine
409,00 CHF
Extra Chuck for American Pool Cue Diameters (S2208)
75,00 CHF
Chuck for Snooker Cue Diameters  (S2208)
75,00 CHF
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Perfect leather change and precise processing - everything you need to change the leather on your billiard cue

The quality and performance of a billiard cue depend to a large extent on the care and condition of the leather cap (tip). A well-maintained cue ensures optimum ball control, precise shots and a long service life.

In our billiard shop, you will find an extensive selection of special tools and materials to help you change the leather and maintain your cue professionally. From grinding and moulding tools to special adhesives and comprehensive care sets.

Why the leather on a billiard cue needs to be changed regularly

The leather on a billiard cue needs to be changed regularly for the following reasons:

1. Wear and tear

  • Intensive use: With repeated use, especially with powerful and precise strokes, the leather cap wears out. The constant friction against the billiard ball leads to material loss.

  • Flattening: Over time, the leather cap flattens and loses its original curvature, which can affect ball control.

2. Loss of texture

  • Smoothing: Due to the constant contact with the ball and the moisture of the chalk, the rough surface of the leather becomes smooth, which reduces the ability to hold chalk and thus control the ball.

  • Cracking and crazing: Leather can dry out and crack, reducing the effectiveness of the cap.

3. power transmission and precision

  • Impact on shot quality: A worn or damaged leather cap changes the way power is transferred from the cue to the ball. This can lead to inaccurate and unclean shots.

  • Spin and spin shots: An intact leather cap is crucial for control and precision, especially for spin shots where the ball is spun.

4. maintenance and care

  • Regular replacement: Regular replacement of the leather cap is part of general cue care and ensures that the cue always functions optimally.

  • Maintaining the quality of play: As with all sports equipment, regular maintenance and replacement of wearing parts is crucial to ensure a consistently high quality of play.

5. change for preference and playing style

  • Adaptation to playing style: Some players change the leather cap to try out different degrees of hardness and properties that better suit their individual playing style.

  • Competition requirements: Before important tournaments or competitions, many players renew the leather cap to ensure their cue is in the best possible condition.

Replacing the leather cap on a billiard cue is not only a matter of maintenance and care, but also an essential prerequisite for consistent and optimal playing performance. A well-maintained, intact leather cap enables more precise shots, better ball control and an overall improved playing experience.

Comprehensive range for leather replacement and processing

The general product range for leather changing and processing in our billiard shop includes a variety of tools and materials required for the maintenance, repair and optimisation of billiard cues, such as:

  1. Moulding and grinding tools:

  • These tools are used to shape the leather caps (tips) of cues into the desired shape and roughen the surfaces for better ball control.

  • Examples: TIP DOMER, TIP SHAPER, Shaped Tip Sander, Supafile Tip File.

  1. Adhesives:

  • Special adhesives used for attaching and fastening the leather caps to the cues. These ensure a stable and durable connection.

  • Examples: Tipping Super Glue Gel, Tweeten 10 Minute Cement.

  1. Holders and clamps:

  • These aids hold the leather caps in place during drying and ensure that they are attached evenly and correctly.

  • Examples: Nylon lace clamp, boxwood lace clamp.

  1. Care sets:

  • Complete sets containing all the necessary tools and cleaning agents to keep the cue in optimum condition.

  • Example: Cue maintenance set.

  1. Special tools:

  • Tools for specific work on the cues, such as adjusting the ferrule (protective sleeve) or roughening the cue tip.

  • Examples: Ferrule Fitting Machine, Tip-Mate Pricker & Shaping Tool.

  1. Spare parts and accessories:

  • Additional components and spare parts to ensure the service life and functionality of the tools.

  • Examples: Extra Chuck for different cue diameters, Replacement Blades.

These products are designed to maximise the performance, precision and service life of billiard cues by enabling comprehensive care and maintenance. Our billiard shop therefore offers everything that both amateur and professional billiard players need to keep their cues in top condition.

The importance of leather replacement and treatment for your billiard game

In the world of billiards, the small but crucial difference often comes down to the leather cap at the end of the cue. By regularly maintaining, shaping and changing the leather in a timely manner, players can significantly improve their precision and control over the cue ball. A worn or damaged leather cap can affect the quality of play, while a well-maintained tip ensures consistently high-quality shots.

By using specialised tools and materials from our billiard shop, changing and maintaining the leather cap becomes a manageable task. This not only contributes to the longevity of the cue, but also allows you to refine your individual playing style and excel at the highest level.

A well-maintained cue is therefore not only a sign of professionalism and dedication, but also an essential factor for success on the pool table.

If you have any questions about leather changes and maintenance, we will of course be happy to advise you with our many years of expertise.