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Offline BBFooser

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Is this a legal shot? (Video included)
« on: April 29, 2017, 12:56:58 PM »
Hey everyone! Wanted to get a ruling if this is a legal shot. The spin should be legal, but it involves an 'ungrasped rod' during the spin, which I've read mixed rulings on, but can't find anything the ITSF rulebook about.
Link to video here: https://media.giphy.com/media/mPzmWpwcYuuA0/giphy.gif
 

Offline eamez

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Re: Is this a legal shot? (Video included)
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2017, 06:46:10 PM »
That man spins over 360 so i would say its illegal.  why not just do a normal push shot.

Offline bolt115

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Re: Is this a legal shot? (Video included)
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2017, 09:32:17 AM »
To be illegal it would need to be 360 before or after striking ball...the video does not look like it breaks that rule. I am not a fan of being able to release rod as you shoot but it is done a lot with the "flip"  straight shot.   

Offline snake eyes

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Re: Is this a legal shot? (Video included)
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2017, 08:54:16 AM »
Not a shot I would spend any time learning but,,, I do see Tony Spredeman use the flippy once in a while if he catches you leaving a straight open when he sets up his roller  :o