Not surprisingly, I've enjoyed watching videos on YouTube of crokinole
tournament highlights and especially the final's matches: definitely
check out Nathan Walsh's series.
Besides the level of play, the striking difference I've noticed is the
way the pieces appear to float during the ricochet. I've often suspected
this is due to the powders and lubricants in use, but I've yet to
experience them first hand, until yesterday.
My parents have come to visit for the weekend and brought both a can of
#3 shuffleboard powder (yuck, its like sand) and a bottle of Mespi
Anti-Friction Powder (for
I put only a tiny bit (teaspoon or less) in the ditch in front of both
of us and was amazed by how fine the grain is and how much fast and less
friction it brought to the game.
I'll have to follow up with more details, but let me say it does change
Posted Sat 19 May 2012
I first read about using gong bags as carrying cases for crokinole
boards over at
There's a German seller mentioned, but clearly importing wasn't
something I was interested in.
market cases specifically targeted at crokinole players both on their
own site as well as on ...
Posted Wed 14 March 2012
A friend and I ordered a pair of 20 holders from Crokinole
Depot. I was excited to order
this for a number of reasons. First, Crokinole Depot is run by Ray and
Jason Beierling who are active in the Crokinole community and ranked
players. Their website and participation in online ...
Posted Wed 07 March 2012
initially looks like a compelling and inexpensive portable table for a
Crokinole board. Unfornately, it didn't live up to my expectations.
Fortunately I found an inexpensive version on eBay. The image available
widely online shows a thin rectangular surface. This is NOT included
with or attached ...
Posted Thu 01 March 2012
Having found some inconsistencies with my first set of discs and
significant impact on the speed of the board. I ventured out of my house
to find some pure carnuba paste wax. Boardgamegreek and other crokinole
forum's highly recommend "Mothers pure carnuba wax."
Many car waxes, such as Turtle-brand ...
Posted Tue 14 February 2012