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by bowl1820
March 30th, 2020, 4:57 am
Forum: Ball Talk
Topic: Might want to get ready for long term storage of your balls.
Replies: 5
Views: 162

Might want to get ready for long term storage of your balls.

Since all bowling has effectively come to a stand still for a indefinite time period, You might want to see about getting your equipment ready for long term storage. I would suggest, 1-remove all tape from your thumb holes and clean the hole if needed. Tape left in a hole a long time can get difficu...
by bowl1820
March 27th, 2020, 3:53 am
Forum: Layout Advice
Topic: j- layout
Replies: 2
Views: 392

Re: j- layout

bigjim300 wrote:
March 27th, 2020, 1:27 am
what is a j- layout
What was the context it was mentioned in? where did you hear of it?
by bowl1820
March 21st, 2020, 2:43 am
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: Optimal Axis Rotation
Replies: 6
Views: 320

Re: Optimal Axis Rotation

If by optimum you are referring the maximum Hook potential you might be on to something. I believe the "Optimal Axis Rotation" is being taken out of context here. The section "Analysis of hook potential" is about how axis tilt and axis rotation and other things affect the hook potential And using t...
by bowl1820
March 15th, 2020, 3:48 am
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: Slide pad maintenance...
Replies: 5
Views: 373

Re: Slide pad maintenance...

How often are you suppose to replace the heel/ front part of it. I have " the 9,s" and have had these for like a year or two. You replace your soles and or heels when you think they got wore out or have become damaged in some way. I went to circle bowl in BR today. I ton of people complained of no ...
by bowl1820
March 13th, 2020, 10:32 pm
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: USBC postpones or suspends national events until May 1
Replies: 12
Views: 645

Re: USBC postpones or suspends national events until May 1

If everyone would check SBC's facebook page, this issue has been updated refunds will be issued: Hello SBC bowling family. This weekends SBC squads will bowl as scheduled. However, due to the Governor’s proclamation and with the pandemic of the Coronavirus, the remaining 3 weekends of the tournament...
by bowl1820
March 12th, 2020, 9:13 pm
Forum: Community Coaching
Topic: Overcoming Slow Starts
Replies: 4
Views: 550

Re: Overcoming Slow Starts

krava wrote:
March 12th, 2020, 6:36 am
I had a slow start tonight, missing the 7 pin in the first frame of the first game. Still came back to get 226.
Oh come on.... you consider that a slow start??? I guess if you have 270 average that's a slow start.
by bowl1820
March 6th, 2020, 8:45 pm
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: Slide pad maintenance...
Replies: 5
Views: 373

Re: Slide pad maintenance...

A friend gave me a new pair of KR Strikeforce Flyers as I reacquaint myself with the sport. I have a couple questions about maintenance for these slide pads. What maintenance can be done on the slide pad to keep it fresh between sessions? Games? Frames? Does a slide specific power need to be used o...
by bowl1820
March 6th, 2020, 12:45 am
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: The LANE ISN'T FLAT | Topography in Bowling | What it means by Ryan Ciminelli
Replies: 0
Views: 501

The LANE ISN'T FLAT | Topography in Bowling | What it means by Ryan Ciminelli

Okay the little topography book they get for the lanes they play on looked pretty neat! I'd love to see one for my lanes here. But I agree with Ciminelli though, your ball will tell you what you need to know. I can see some players getting too obsessed with that info though and not paying attention ...
by bowl1820
March 5th, 2020, 12:10 am
Forum: The Pro Shop
Topic: Hot Off the Press with Lou Marquez - The Fitting Process (6 parts)
Replies: 8
Views: 765

Re: Hot Off the Press with Lou Marquez - The Fitting Process (6 parts)

Hot Off the Press with Lou Marquez - The Fitting Process (Part 6 of 6)
In part six, Lou talks about fine-tuning the fit by using tape.

by bowl1820
March 3rd, 2020, 1:26 am
Forum: The Pro Shop
Topic: Bowling Ball Surfaces
Replies: 13
Views: 407

Re: Bowling Ball Surfaces

Guys, interesting conversation! For me, if I had a ball surface scanner handy all the time, I think its main use would be to measure a ball that I just used in tournament or league that was gang-busters. I would want to know what surface made it perform so well - and guarantee that I can repeat it....
by bowl1820
March 2nd, 2020, 4:14 pm
Forum: The Pro Shop
Topic: Bowling Ball Surfaces
Replies: 13
Views: 407

Re: Bowling Ball Surfaces

I don’t get the obsession with trying to get exact numbers. Have pads with you at the alley and adjust as necessary That's pretty true! Trying to hit exact numbers is basically a waste of time, even if you sitting there with a surface scanner. If the surface grit is off slightly +/- X amount most p...
by bowl1820
March 2nd, 2020, 4:05 pm
Forum: The Pro Shop
Topic: Bowling Ball Surfaces
Replies: 13
Views: 407

Re: Bowling Ball Surfaces

Bowl1820, Some additional thoughts: Probably another thing affecting my results on the spinner is that I have a one-speed spinner. A two-speed spinner might do a better job of sanding to the desired grit at the lower speed, and polish at the higher speed. I would love to try a speed control on the ...
by bowl1820
March 2nd, 2020, 5:15 am
Forum: The Pro Shop
Topic: Bowling Ball Surfaces
Replies: 13
Views: 407

Re: Bowling Ball Surfaces

Are you sanding it wet or dry? I’ve seen a lot of information stating that a wet pad does next to nothing. It's not that wet sanding does next to nothing, It just produces a different type of result. Wet vs Dry Sanding 1wetvsdry.jpg This ball was sanded with the same grit, left-dry sanded, right-we...
by bowl1820
March 1st, 2020, 3:22 am
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: Kinesiology tape techniques
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Re: Kinesiology tape techniques

How to tape for tendon pain in your finger

by bowl1820
March 1st, 2020, 3:21 am
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: Kinesiology tape techniques
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Kinesiology tape techniques

wrist pain can be annoying | How to help minimize the pain.

by bowl1820
March 1st, 2020, 1:55 am
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: Bowling on lanes with no range finders vs lanes with them
Replies: 5
Views: 339

Re: Bowling on lanes with no range finders vs lanes with them

Here is a example of reflections that could be used. in this instance the 1st&2nd ball lights give a reference for the 10board, the white light reflection across the lane is at the 40 foot mark. the reflection of the word bowling is as about 36-37 feet. See alot of thing's can be used as reference p...
by bowl1820
March 1st, 2020, 1:33 am
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: Bowling on lanes with no range finders vs lanes with them
Replies: 5
Views: 339

Re: Bowling on lanes with no range finders vs lanes with them

Does anyone have a strategy for playing on lanes that don't have range finders? If your referring to the four long lines down the lane, Those are actually called breakpoint markers not rangefinders. The rangefinder is the system of dots and arrows close to the foul line. For example do you tighten ...
by bowl1820
February 29th, 2020, 3:13 pm
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: Brunswick All American Value
Replies: 4
Views: 276

Re: Brunswick All American Value

Yep that's rubber ball. Yes it could still be used, As stated it would mainly be a spare ball. As for value whatever someone is willing to pay for it. But if that bag is in good shape, it's probably worth more than the ball. I believe that's a Colonial Round bowling ball bag from about 1970's, They ...
by bowl1820
February 29th, 2020, 2:58 pm
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: Defensive bowling making the lanes harder against another team
Replies: 7
Views: 385

Re: Defensive bowling making the lanes harder against another team

"I believe that if I can mess up the track area up that will mess the entire team of theirs up" Let's see you want to destroy the track, The area of the lane that you constantly play yourself and do most of your scoring in. As Pinbuster said: "Worry about your own game." instead of trying figure ou...
by bowl1820
February 26th, 2020, 8:21 pm
Forum: General Bowling
Topic: MY review of the Pyramid Phoenix Ball Revivor
Replies: 2
Views: 281

MY review of the Pyramid Phoenix Ball Revivor

Yes I know you can DIY one out of a food dehydrator, In Fact I'm probably one of the first ones that had made one and posted about it online years ago. But It's wore out now. Be that as it may, this is a review of one you can buy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dFYI11vnNo The Pyramid Phoenix Ball ...