pounding down the head ball most of the time to set it in place when
>off (it's glued on), and re-stretch it to gain some more life out of it.
>You could even swap ends if the rack area is well worn. HTH
>Mark0 <--suspects the table gets a lot of play
>A friend of mine bought a new table and the shop convinced him to buy
>"backed" cloth as they claimed it would last longer. Now about 8 months
>later, there is a groove starting at the one ball spot going straight back
>about an inch. We figure what has happened is the one ball has been driven
>down into the table on the breaks compressing the backing. The "divot" is
>deep enough to capture a slow moving ball. Has anyone else had this
>problem? Any suggestions as to how to fix it? We thought about trying to
>pull it up with a vacuum.