1182PC Pool Cue Live Center

$88.00 $70.40

Pool Cue Live Center

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About the pool cue live center

We designed this center at the request of some of our customers who use our machines (or modifications of our machines) to make pool cues. They needed a live center with an extended nose, to give them room for their cutters. This would allow them to start cutting from the tip of the pool cue without needing extra material to hold onto.

The center body itself is case harden steel which turns on two preloaded sealed ball bearings. It is fitted with a #0 Morse taper to fit our tailstock. The run-out of the 60-degree tip of the live center is .002″ or less.

The sealed bearings are permanently lubricated and require no maintenance.

NOTE: The bearings are pressed in at the factory. Preload on the bearings is adjusted before the nose piece is installed. Once assembled, the Pool Cue Live Center is not considered user-serviceable.

Click on the Video tab above to watch a video of a billiard cue being turned on a custom-built Sherline lathe using the 1182PC Pool Cue Live Center.

Other Purchasing Options:

1191 Live Center
1182 Bullnose Live Center

The improper use of machine tools and their accessories can result in serious injury. Before using this tool, thoroughly read the instructions and make sure you understand its proper and safe use.


Always wear safety glasses when operating machine tools.

Download PDF 1182PC Instructions

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Live Center Nose Material Case Hardened and Finish Ground 12L14 Steel
Shaft Taper #0 Morse Taper
11822 Pool cue live center
11823 Bullnose preload nut
10930 3/8″ bearing (2)
11824 Bullnosed shim washer
11821 Bullnose center body
11825 5-40 x 1-1/2″ socket head cap screw

Custom Lathe and Pool Cue Live Center

Billiard cue being turned on a custom-built Sherline lathe using the 1182PC Pool Cue Live Center. Video courtesy of Joel Hercek, Hercek Fine Billiard Cues.