Here's most of the setup for the shot (the trick shot). I place the vodka bottle on the first diamond, a little bit off of the rail. I freeze a ball to it, so it's aligned to go in the corner pocket. On top of the vodka bottle, I place a shot glass upside down.
There are a couple ways to make this shot easier. One is to place a rack along the near short rail. This will guide the frozen ball and the ball on the shot glass into the corner pocket. You can also place a rack on the far short rail, or set up a combo on the hanging ball. It's a bit difficult to control the cue ball coming off the vodka bottle.
As for a hit, I try 3:30 english to get it to come back and stay on the long rail. You can make it with straight 3 o'clock if you get a good hit on the vodka bottle. Also, every now and again I would catch the point of the side pocket and miss the shot. It happens.
This shot is one of Lukasz Szywala's creations. Special thanks to Jennifer, Jeremy, and Albert for emptying the vodka bottle for me.
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