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Simple question about no thumb starting finger pitches

Post by TonyPR » October 30th, 2015, 2:18 am

I know Mo recommends MF 1/4" Forward, RF 3/8" Reverse and 7/16" both laterals for right handed two hander no thumb bowlers' starting pitches... There's a difference of 5/8" between the 2 fingers. This makes the MF dominant and is supposed to help with the typical high track/low tilt/tracking over MF of two handed no thumb bowlers... Would MF 1/4" Reverse, RF 7/8" Reverse, laterals 7/16" both work more or less the same? Why or why not?

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Re: Simple question about no thumb starting finger pitches

Post by Mo Pinel » November 8th, 2015, 12:53 am

TonyPR wrote:I know Mo recommends MF 1/4" Forward, RF 3/8" Reverse and 7/16" both laterals for right handed two hander no thumb bowlers' starting pitches... There's a difference of 5/8" between the 2 fingers. This makes the MF dominant and is supposed to help with the typical high track/low tilt/tracking over MF of two handed no thumb bowlers... Would MF 1/4" Reverse, RF 7/8" Reverse, laterals 7/16" both work more or less the same? Why or why not?
It'll work, but will be harder to hold on to. We always want help reduce grip pressure.

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Re: Simple question about no thumb starting finger pitches

Post by Qman » November 8th, 2015, 8:47 am

Mo Pinel wrote:
It'll work, but will be harder to hold on to. We always want help reduce grip pressure.
Performance fit by the Rocket Scientist! I expect a commission from here on out young man! :lol:
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Re: Simple question about no thumb starting finger pitches

Post by TonyPR » November 8th, 2015, 6:38 pm

Thank you Mo. I know I have been back and forth between different fits trying to find the best one and I really appreciate the time Mo, Eric and all of the people here have spent helping me.

After a 20 year break, being almost two years back in bowling and trying almost everything the best results I have seen in my strike ball have been with the 2 handed no thumb technique and have finally decided to stick with that. Will still shoot my spares one handed straight with a plastic ball until I get my two handed speed from what it is now (14 mph monitor) to at least 16 mph monitor and then I will decide if I will also shoot my spares two handed although I enjoy throwing it fast at the 6-10 one handed (last night in league clocked a 10 pin at 19.8 mph monitor speed). Speed helps with converting splits...

Anyway, 1 last question:
Does the 7/16" both laterals apply to both with inserts and without?
Currently use Fake Vaccu with the 31/32 - 1 1/32 holes , 1/4" bridge and was planning to try without inserts. Without inserts bridge would also be 1/4", MF 45/64" hole, RF (between 21/32" and 41/64").

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