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by russelldean
July 31st, 2020, 6:05 am
Forum: Layout Advice
Topic: Inverted track
Replies: 4
Views: 426

Re: Inverted track

Is that because it’s just used for reference? Seems a pin with an x Val angle would migrate quite differently
by russelldean
June 26th, 2020, 12:47 am
Forum: Layout Advice
Topic: Inverted track
Replies: 4
Views: 426

Inverted track

Hi guys,
Should the Val on an inverted track parallel the track, as opposed to the grip line?
by russelldean
March 29th, 2019, 3:43 am
Forum: Layout Advice
Topic: Sport Layout Ratio Question
Replies: 34
Views: 2064

Re: Sport Layout Ratio Question

EricHartwell wrote: Black Beauty? As in the Classic Rubber ball with a pancake core from the 70's.
Please tell me your using it for spares and that is what you are measuring your PAP from.

Ha yes. Spare ball
by russelldean
March 28th, 2019, 6:34 am
Forum: Layout Advice
Topic: Sport Layout Ratio Question
Replies: 34
Views: 2064

Re: Sport Layout Ratio Question

What is your PAP measurement and what ball? I am surmising that the fresh condition is what is giving you fits and once the pattern blends out and the midlane opens up you get comfortable, yes? Pap is 4 7/8. Up 7/8. Black beauty. Fresh is fine through maybe game 1 until downlane motion disappears. ...
by russelldean
March 27th, 2019, 7:29 pm
Forum: Layout Advice
Topic: Sport Layout Ratio Question
Replies: 34
Views: 2064

Re: Sport Layout Ratio Question

Hmm, interesting specs I have tried to stay away from recommending the Asymmetrical low flare for bowlers with higher tilt especially when coupled with speed dominance. An Asym with a short pin is really going to get length with a bowler that has 20+ degrees of tilt. Then you add some speed dominan...
by russelldean
March 26th, 2019, 8:05 pm
Forum: Layout Advice
Topic: Sport Layout Ratio Question
Replies: 34
Views: 2064

Re: Sport Layout Ratio Question

For a generic layout yes. My recommendation takes the Long and Strong Ratio and Totals that are based on the Benchmark with the reduced pin to PAP. I factor in many points including all the release specs, starting differential of the ball, coverstrength/prep, other balls in the arsenal, lane condit...
by russelldean
March 19th, 2019, 4:18 pm
Forum: Layout Advice
Topic: Sport Layout Ratio Question
Replies: 34
Views: 2064

Re: Sport Layout Ratio Question

EricHartwell wrote:I've seen the Asymmetrical low flare layout called the layout of the future.

I think the future is here.

90 x 2 1/4 x 45?
by russelldean
March 8th, 2018, 2:28 am
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: Axis rotation
Replies: 4
Views: 637

Axis rotation

Does anyone have any information on the rotation of the top pros?
Obviously they can vary, but in general it seems less rotation is the norm.
by russelldean
May 28th, 2017, 3:27 am
Forum: Ball Talk
Topic: The 2017 urethane ball thread
Replies: 221
Views: 17271

Re: The 2017 urethane ball thread

My btu hooks like urethane. Hits like reactive
by russelldean
April 24th, 2017, 5:25 am
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: Single Strip vs. Double Strip
Replies: 47
Views: 2957

Re: Single Strip vs. Double Strip

There are so many things that can go wrong with the machine. Problem with cleaner mixture as mentioned. Squeegee blade crush/wear, vacuum/filter issue. Foam roller. cloth count/unwind time. sensors and motors for cloth. motor windup. Cleaner nozzles/lines plugged. Checkvalve issue....Etc Etc Etc. A ...
by russelldean
April 12th, 2017, 7:32 am
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: lefty that bowls right handed
Replies: 6
Views: 579

Re: lefty that bowls right handed

RobMautner wrote:OMG! If he's a natural lefty, it's definitely worth his while to learn to bowl left handed. While it occasionally works against them, overall, the lefties have the advantage over righties more times than not.
On the house shot yes. Sports patterns no.
by russelldean
April 4th, 2017, 6:06 am
Forum: Layout Advice
Topic: More forward roll
Replies: 3
Views: 801

Re: More forward roll

How far is your index and pinky spread? Experiment with moving them together with ring and middle
by russelldean
April 2nd, 2017, 6:17 am
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: I was a fool wasting my time...
Replies: 9
Views: 756

Re: I was a fool wasting my time...

I have seen some multi directional spinners
by russelldean
March 17th, 2017, 7:18 am
Forum: The Pro Shop
Topic: Drill press
Replies: 9
Views: 1337

Re: Drill press

1 800 use enco. Or check out specs on the website. Overseas press will do just fine
by russelldean
March 10th, 2017, 6:49 am
Forum: Layout Advice
Topic: Tilt question
Replies: 12
Views: 1261

Re: Tilt question

shorten middle 1/16, and pitch additional 3/8 toward palm. Lengthen ring 1/16, and pitch additional 3/8 away
by russelldean
March 9th, 2017, 8:39 am
Forum: Layout Advice
Topic: Balance Hole Location - Quick Question
Replies: 4
Views: 590

Re: Balance Hole Location - Quick Question

Holes below thumb are not always flare safe
by russelldean
March 2nd, 2017, 9:08 am
Forum: Layout Advice
Topic: Want new ball to replace DV8 Dude.
Replies: 7
Views: 737

Re: Want new ball to replace DV8 Dude.

What weight Dude are you looking for?
by russelldean
February 6th, 2017, 8:20 am
Forum: Ball Talk
Topic: Weak ball to add to my arsenal along with timeless?
Replies: 17
Views: 1546

Re: Weak ball to add to my arsenal along with timeless?

Cant beat a Rhino for entry level
by russelldean
February 5th, 2017, 10:57 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: BowlingChat Matchplay Championship 2017
Replies: 113
Views: 16642

Re: BowlingChat Matchplay Championship 2017

Thanks Eric. Thanks for running this again. Creates a little excitement for us all.
by russelldean
February 4th, 2017, 5:13 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: BowlingChat Matchplay Championship 2017
Replies: 113
Views: 16642

Re: BowlingChat Matchplay Championship 2017

Alright James. Lucky for you, i have not had time to drill my SS yet. good luck in the final...