Loop holes now illegal.

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Loop holes now illegal.

Post by elgavachon » March 6th, 2019, 7:25 pm

The USBC just came out and said loop holes are illegal. Don't know how this will be interpreted. Mo has been saying to drill thumb-holes deeper (even under the Thumb assemblies). This new statement from USBC has just opened the can of worms. Mo also says that a no-thumber should drill the finger holes very deep on a symmetrical ball to stabilize it. Is the USBC going to try and say that the deep finger holes are to change the differentials now?

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Post by EricHartwell » March 7th, 2019, 4:03 am

USBC better invest in X-ray machines.
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Post by snick » March 7th, 2019, 4:55 am

The lanes and oil patterns are more significant factors than the drilling techniques.
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Post by JohnP » March 7th, 2019, 3:22 pm

EricHartwell wrote:USBC better invest in X-ray machines.
A 6" metal rule will do the same job for hole depth, and probably quicker. -- JohnP

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Post by vicsmyth » March 7th, 2019, 4:16 pm

JohnP wrote:A 6" metal rule will do the same job for hole depth, and probably quicker. -- JohnP
But won't detect rebar and stealth xholes that I've been experimenting with.

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Post by EricHartwell » March 7th, 2019, 10:37 pm

JohnP wrote:
A 6" metal rule will do the same job for hole depth, and probably quicker. -- JohnP
What is going to be the maximum depth of a gripping hole?
6" would be a good depth in my opinion.
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Post by boomer » March 8th, 2019, 5:07 pm

curiosity - regarding rebar buried in deep holes and covered over. . .

is there metallic content in our cores? enough to trigger a metal detector?

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