Skid flip doesnt exist anymore

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Iqpro
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Skid flip doesnt exist anymore

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I used to bowl competitively back in 2015 earlier and i had quite a few balls in my arsenal. I threw an Iq pearl for my versatility shot, the eagle for my stong heavy oil matte shot, and I had the roto grip bandit drilled to skid flip to react past oil if it was heavy and getting pushed in tournaments. I sold those and got out of the scene for quite a few years and im getting back in now and trying to rebuild my arsenal. I have the iq ruby for my versatile shot and my next ball i wanted the skid flip because oil is wild due to the increase in high rev high angle two handers. I looked at every new ball and there isnt any made with high rg high dif. I was looking into the virtual energy blackout and I was wondering what should i sak for or is it even possible to drill it a certain way to extend it downlane and make it more a skid flip style ball. It seems rather close and has a nice angular finish. I would love suggestions or what to say to my local pro shop to get this figured out. Thank you
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Positive Axis Point: 4-3/4" and 1/2"up
Speed: 16 off hand
Rev Rate: 330
Axis Tilt: 12
Axis Rotation: 45
Heavy Oil Ball: Radical Tremendous, EVO solid, Hammer Obsession
Medium Oil Ball: EVO pearl, True Motion, Columbia Command, DV8 Intimidator
Light Oil Ball: Blue Hammer
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Re: Skid flip doesnt exist anymore

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A good layout can help get the ball down the lane.

There is a bit of information needed to find that good layout.
Check out this link...

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As far as a ball for this, your thoughts about the Virtual Energy are in line with what I would suggest.
I would choose a Strong Asymmetrical pearl with a High Ratio Layout and Strong Pin to PAP.
Eric Hartwell

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PAP 4.75" up 1/2"
45* rotation
12* tilt
330 rev rate
16 mph off hand
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Re: Skid flip doesnt exist anymore

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Arsenal wise i was thinking of adding the virtual energy blackout like i said and a hustle for really burnt lanes. I have my iq drilled pinup. Any advice on ball choice or filling out my arsenal? (as you can see i have a biased towards storm and always have) i would say my stats are medium rev rate for a one hander (i dont know exact average) and i consistently throw at 16mph on the monitor. Also any advice specifically with layout for whatever ball?
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