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SIMONIS...The Finest Billiard Cloth

Sat, Jan 29th, 2011

Purchasing a pool table is an investment.  In order to get the best return on your investment you will need to give extra thought to the cloth you will use on your pool table. The cloth you choose is absolutely critical to the enjoyment you will experience over the years.

Since 1680 Simonis cloth has been woven in Verviers, Belgium.  For over 300 years the Simonis family has dedicated themselves to produce the finest billiard cloth made anywhere in the World.  Simonis cloth is faster, lasts longer, and does not need to be replaced as ofter as regular cloth.

3 different grades available:


  • Our #1 selling cloth
  • Worsted Wool
  • Higher wood content than #760
  • Constant ball speed
  • Humidity resistant
  • Nap free
  • Cloth will not pill
  • Long lasting
  • Less ball burn


  • Faster than #860
  • Original Blend
  • Constant ball speed
  • Humidity resistant
  • Nap free
  • Cloth will not pill
  • Long Lasting
  • Recommended for Snooker


  • Extra fine thread
  • High Speed
  • Sheared and finished
  • Worsted Wool
  • Humidity resistant
  • Nap free
  • Cloth will not pill
  • Recommended for Carom or Billiards

Only Simonis Worsted Wool cloth gives you a surface so smooth and flat that you never need to overpower a shot to get the distance you require.
Ball spin is consistent and the ball roll is accurate,

Simonis Worsted cloth has been used in World Tournaments throughout the world...
for generations.


Doesn't your game deserve as much?


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New Golden West Billiards Website

Sat, Jan 1st, 2011

Welcome to the new Golden West Billiards website.

For the past 6 months we have been developing our brand new Golden West Billiards website.

Please e-mail or call us with comments or suggestions you may have.  We always look forward

to constructive ideas.  Also please suggest any articles on billiards you would be interested in

learning about.


Future blogs will include:

  • History of Billiards
  • History of Golden West Billiards
  • Antique pool tables
  • How pool tables are manufactured
  • Slate
  • Professional pool players
  • Pool stories
  • Different pool games
  • Pool table installations
  • Installers
  • Golden West Dealers
  • BCA (Billiard Congress of America)
  • Past Golden West Billiards customers
  • Donald in Math Magic Land (Donald Duck explains the geometry of a pool table)
  • What to look for when buying a quality American built pool table
  • Billiard Cloth
  • Women in Billiards
  • My 43 years in the billiard industry
  • And much more

From all of us at Golden West Billiards we wish you and your Family a Happy New Year.

Terry Moldenhauer

January 1st 2011

Portland, Oregon

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