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 Post subject: Lateral Thumb Pitch
 Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:20 am Post Number: #1 Post
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Hey,

I was wondering if you guys and gals could give me a recommended lateral thumb pitch.

I'm right handed.

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 Post subject: Re: Lateral Thumb Pitch
 Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:11 pm Post Number: #2 Post
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Looks like it should be 0° left/right.


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 Post subject: Re: Lateral Thumb Pitch
 Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:12 pm Post Number: #3 Post
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I got you at 1/16" left

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 Post subject: Re: Lateral Thumb Pitch
 Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:26 pm Post Number: #4 Post
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If you follow the outer line of the Thumb youll see that the Thumb goes away from the fingers. So i whould give a 1/16 as well to let it slide natural.
But Kelly i see a 0° as well. But in This case I think a 1/16 works a bit better.

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 Post subject: Re: Lateral Thumb Pitch
 Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 5:16 am Post Number: #5 Post
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Hey,

Right now my thumb hole slants to the left at 1/4. I believe that is 1/4 left lateral, but I have to check it tomorrow since I have no tools.

When I cock my wrist and go to release it, my ring finger has a ton of pressure on the joint like its almost trying to pop out of the hole. I also feel like my thumb is slammed into the left side of the hole (at release so it would be the right side if the grip was facing up).

Here is a picture of my ring finger trying to pop out.

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If I wanted to change the lateral pitch, does he have to plug the hole or is there faster way?

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 Post subject: Re: Lateral Thumb Pitch
 Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:52 pm Post Number: #6 Post
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With so many Problems with your fitting, first I recommand to improof your fitting using the "Morich fittingguide" in the Wiki and compare with your current fitting!!

It will kick your problems off!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Lateral Thumb Pitch
 Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:15 pm Post Number: #7 Post
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Nsane wrote:
With so many Problems with your fitting, first I recommand to improof your fitting using the "Morich fittingguide" in the Wiki and compare with your current fitting!!

It will kick your problems off!!!

Thomas


Thanks! I agree with you!


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 Post subject: Re: Lateral Thumb Pitch
 Posted: Sat Feb 05, 2011 1:48 am Post Number: #8 Post
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Hey,

This is my wiki fit.

MF: 4 5/16, 3/8 left, 3/16 forward
RF: 4 5/16, 1/2 right, 3/16 forward
Thumb, 1/16 Reverse 1/16 Left

My Ball was drilled

MF: 4 5/16, 3/8 left, 3/16 forward
RF: 4 5/16, 1/2 right, 3/16 forward
Thumb, 1/16 Reverse 1/4 Left

I'm getting the thumb lateral changed to 1/16 left and hopes that helps.

Ill update when its done and I can throw it.

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 Post subject: Re: Lateral Thumb Pitch
 Posted: Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:22 pm Post Number: #9 Post
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Hey,

Here is the update. My thumb was drilled 1/4 Left, 3/16 Reverse. I changed it to 1/16 Reverse and 1/16 left. I need absolutely 0 pressure with my hand to keep it from slipping. I was just tossing it across my carpet and it comes off incredibly clean. Best of all, my ring finger no longer wants to pop out of the ball. I really wanted to thank you guys for the lateral pitch suggestion and really wanted to thank Mo for writing that fitting guide. It's really amazing that you could teach me who knows nothing about fitting hands how to get a great fit.

Thanks so much!


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 Post subject: Re: Lateral Thumb Pitch
 Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2011 7:37 pm Post Number: #10 Post
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closer2313 wrote:
Hey,

Here is the update. My thumb was drilled 1/4 Left, 3/16 Reverse. I changed it to 1/16 Reverse and 1/16 left. I need absolutely 0 pressure with my hand to keep it from slipping. I was just tossing it across my carpet and it comes off incredibly clean. Best of all, my ring finger no longer wants to pop out of the ball. I really wanted to thank you guys for the lateral pitch suggestion and really wanted to thank Mo for writing that fitting guide. It's really amazing that you could teach me who knows nothing about fitting hands how to get a great fit.

Thanks so much!


Your ability to use the Wiki fitting guide is as much of a testament to your thoroughness, your intelligence, and your ability to read, as it is the the guide itself. Glad we could provide the info you needed to complete your task.


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