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Siddy
11-07-2012, 09:02 AM
I did a bit of pratice last night and for some reason i am coming to a complete stop on my final step. The Heel of my shoe just sticks. I was away for a week and my shoes where kept in my bag in my bedroom. I'm sure i did not step in anything. I even wiped them off and still was very sticky. The slide part of the show feels fine. They was not like this the last time i bowled the day before i left.

Any idea what i can do to stop them from sticking or should i just look to getting a different shoe?
They are Etonic http://www.etonic.com/mens/bowling/ebasic/EBMD146-11.html

J Anderson
11-07-2012, 09:07 AM
I did a bit of pratice last night and for some reason i am coming to a complete stop on my final step. The Heel of my shoe just sticks. I was away for a week and my shoes where kept in my bag in my bedroom. I'm sure i did not step in anything. I even wiped them off and still was very sticky. The slide part of the show feels fine. They was not like this the last time i bowled the day before i left.

Any idea what i can do to stop them from sticking or should i just look to getting a different shoe?
They are Etonic http://www.etonic.com/mens/bowling/ebasic/EBMD146-11.html

Generally speaking the heel of a bowling shoe has a higher coefficient of friction than the sole. Your weight should be on the front part of your foot as you go into your slide.

bowl1820
11-07-2012, 09:29 AM
Generally speaking the heel of a bowling shoe has a higher coefficient of friction than the sole. Your weight should be on the front part of your foot as you go into your slide.

J is right you were probably shifting your weight toward the heel, this would "put the brakes on".

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 10:11 AM
The above is correct, but if the heel is actually "sticky" and has some sort of residue on it, it should be cleaned.

AZBowla's Girl
11-07-2012, 01:52 PM
I have also had issues with my left shoe sticking somewhat when I release my ball. But it feels more like it is at the front part of the sole. I have tried to clean them and all, but I still have issues with them, so I have been using house shoes at the moment. I am actually looking into buying some new shoes instead of dealing with the ones that I have now though. One they are pretty old and i would like to have some that look nicer too, not just some plain shoes. LOL :)

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 01:57 PM
I have also had issues with my left shoe sticking somewhat when I release my ball. But it feels more like it is at the front part of the sole. I have tried to clean them and all, but I still have issues with them, so I have been using house shoes at the moment. I am actually looking into buying some new shoes instead of dealing with the ones that I have now though. One they are pretty old and i would like to have some that look nicer too, not just some plain shoes. LOL :)

Hmmm how can i tourture AZBowla? I know, make you fall in love with the most expecive bowling shoes i can find!
http://www.bowlingball.com/products/bowling-shoes/Storm/10335/Women-s-SP2-601-White-Silver-Teal.html :D

AZBowla's Girl
11-07-2012, 02:07 PM
Hmmm how can i tourture AZBowla? I know, make you fall in love with the most expecive bowling shoes i can find!
http://www.bowlingball.com/products/bowling-shoes/Storm/10335/Women-s-SP2-601-White-Silver-Teal.html :D

Thanks. I love it. I will have to make certain that he sees this. :) He loves to spoil me too. LOL

AZBowla
11-07-2012, 02:20 PM
Gee, thanks Lockwood, you're a real pal...

(Good thing these don't come in purple or I'd be in real trouble lol)

AZBowla's Girl
11-07-2012, 02:38 PM
Gee, thanks Lockwood, you're a real pal...

(Good thing these don't come in purple or I'd be in real trouble lol)

Yes that is true, if they were purple he would definitely be in BIG trouble. LOL

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 02:41 PM
Yes that is true, if they were purple he would definitely be in BIG trouble. LOL
I'm on the case!

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 02:47 PM
even more expensive!
http://www.bowlerstore.com/p-2271-linds-semi-custom-shoes.aspx

AZBowla's Girl
11-07-2012, 02:52 PM
even more expensive!
http://www.bowlerstore.com/p-2271-linds-semi-custom-shoes.aspx

Thank you Lockwood. I am going to have to show him these. :) He knows that my favorite color is purple and I would most likely have a purple ball too, but I want a ball for performance not color. LOL

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 02:54 PM
Thank you Lockwood. I am going to have to show him these. :) He knows that my favorite color is purple and I would most likely have a purple ball too, but I want a ball for performance not color. LOL

new objective! find an expensive high performing purple bowling ball!

AZBowla is gonna hate me by the time i'm done LOL

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 02:55 PM
O, i also found these...http://www.stormbowlingshoes.com/Product?stockNo=S503-3

AZBowla's Girl
11-07-2012, 02:57 PM
Thank you Lockwood. I appreciate all the help I can get on getting any new gear. :) AZBowla is not going to like this I bet, because I do have very expensive tastes. LOL

AZBowla's Girl
11-07-2012, 02:58 PM
But he loves me and spoils me :)

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 02:59 PM
Hammer Tabbo deep purple!
http://www.bowlingball.com/products/bowling-balls/Hammer/10559/Taboo-Deep-Purple.html
Lane #1 Buzzbomb carnage
http://www.bowlingball.com/products/bowling-balls/Lane1/9836/BuzzBomb-Carnage.html
Roto Grip Defiant:
http://www.bowlingball.com/products/bowling-balls/RotoGrip/10110/Defiant.html

Hehehe

AZBowla
11-07-2012, 03:00 PM
Why do I get the feeling that my lovely girlfriend is going to have a bigger, more high performance arsenal than me?

I'm gonna have to put this expensive new gear to work by getting her into some tournaments around here....

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 03:00 PM
Thank you Lockwood. I appreciate all the help I can get on getting any new gear. :) AZBowla is not going to like this I bet, because I do have very expensive tastes. LOL

haha, no problem, i aim to help (and torture AZBowla :cool:)

AZBowla
11-07-2012, 03:06 PM
Hammer Tabbo deep purple!
http://www.bowlingball.com/products/bowling-balls/Hammer/10559/Taboo-Deep-Purple.html
Lane #1 Buzzbomb carnage
http://www.bowlingball.com/products/bowling-balls/Lane1/9836/BuzzBomb-Carnage.html
Roto Grip Defiant:
http://www.bowlingball.com/products/bowling-balls/RotoGrip/10110/Defiant.html

Hehehe

My wallet just ran away and hid....

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 03:16 PM
My wallet just ran away and hid....


Well, my work here is done :cool:

now all i have to do is sit back and wait for

Honey.... can i get all 3? LOL

AZBowla
11-07-2012, 03:41 PM
Well, my work here is done :cool:

now all i have to do is sit back and wait for
LOL

You are an evil, evil man. Evil!

:D

She didn't say she wanted all 3, but she did comment on the Purple Taboo, so thanks for that, LOL! What makes it worse is if she gets one then I will probably want one too. I'm starting to understand how these bowling equipment manufacturers make their money. These products should come with warning labels that say "warning, collecting bowling balls is highly addictive and can be very expensive to your wallet."

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 03:51 PM
Mwhahaha

but the deep purple taboo does look cool, and its PURPLE!

if you do get one it shall be named barney! LOL

AZBowla's Girl
11-07-2012, 03:57 PM
Well, my work here is done :cool:

now all i have to do is sit back and wait for
LOL

They are all very cool, but not all three as of yet. ;) I do however really like the Taboo. That one looks awesome. :)

AZBowla's Girl
11-07-2012, 04:00 PM
Mwhahaha

but the deep purple taboo does look cool, and its PURPLE!

if you do get one it shall be named barney! LOL

I could never never call it Barney! Barney is the devil and Tele-tubbies are his minions. AHHHHHHHH, run and hide, run and hide. LOL

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 04:01 PM
i could never never call it barney! Barney is the devil and tele-tubbies are his minions. Ahhhhhhhh, run and hide, run and hide. Lol

lol!!!!!!

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 04:07 PM
So, any other purple products that you would like me to find? LOL

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 04:13 PM
a bag perhaps?
http://www.bowlingball.com/products/bowling-bags/Brunswick/8604/Gear-Double-Roller-Purple.html

AZBowla's Girl
11-07-2012, 04:25 PM
a bag perhaps?
http://www.bowlingball.com/products/bowling-bags/Brunswick/8604/Gear-Double-Roller-Purple.html

You know the funny thing about that is, is that I saw that bag in one of our local Pro shops and pointed it out to him too. LOL I guess he better watch out huh? What about towels, wrist guards, etc? ;)

AZBowla
11-07-2012, 04:31 PM
Might as well throw in a custom PBA Jersey while we're at it. http://g2gemini.com/pba-replica-jerseys/

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 04:42 PM
Might as well throw in a custom PBA Jersey while we're at it. http://g2gemini.com/pba-replica-jerseys/

now your getting it!

don't forget shoe covers, custom purple pin, mini purple ball with your name on it, that bowling ally with your name on the deed (in purple ink) LOL

AZBowla's Girl
11-07-2012, 04:51 PM
now your getting it!

don't forget shoe covers, custom purple pin, mini purple ball with your name on it, that bowling ally with your name on the deed (in purple ink) LOL

You two are just too funny. :)

Yes, exactly. Everything must be purple. LOL

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 04:58 PM
You two are just too funny. :)

Yes, exactly. Everything must be purple. LOL

haha, just keep AZBowla south of the border... i don't want to die LOL

AZBowla
11-07-2012, 06:02 PM
haha, just keep AZBowla south of the border... i don't want to die LOL

Too late, I am on my way to raid your fridge of Canadian beer and your house of Canadian chocolate since I will be spending all my grocery money on bowling stuff now, lol!

AZBowla
11-07-2012, 06:04 PM
Too late, I am on my way to raid your fridge of Canadian beer and your house of Canadian chocolate since I will be spending all my grocery money on bowling stuff now, lol!

Correction: PURPLE bowling stuff.... :D

Brother_jd
11-07-2012, 06:15 PM
Correction: PURPLE bowling stuff.... :D

Here are some more purple balls.

http://www.bowlingball.com/products/bowling-balls/Storm/10143/Crossroad.html

http://www.bowlingball.com/products/bowling-balls/Storm/9109/Victory-Road.html?lf=otherInCategory

http://www.bowlingball.com/products/bowling-balls/RotoGrip/9984/Shooting-Star.html?lf=pwb

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 06:43 PM
Too late, I am on my way to raid your fridge of Canadian beer and your house of Canadian chocolate since I will be spending all my grocery money on bowling stuff now, lol!

I just rushed home and the beer is safe! the sad thing is, i'm the only lockwood family in all of markham, so tracking me down wouldn't be that hard LOL

AZBowla
11-07-2012, 07:09 PM
I got stopped at the border. Apparently the mounties don't like it when an American calls them Dudley. I should be able to post bail in a couple hours.

75lockwood
11-07-2012, 07:18 PM
I got stopped at the border. Apparently the mounties don't like it when an American calls them Dudley. I should be able to post bail in a couple hours.

Quick AZBowla's Girl! while he's in jail, take the credit card and buy all of the purple gear!

Siddy
11-13-2012, 09:30 AM
Eh.... dont know how this got to being 3 pages about purple stuff but ok..... But to let you know that come to find out it was the approach itself that was sticky. Bowled with the same shoes on a different lane this Saturday and had no problems. It was down on lanes 3-4 they are mostly used for parties so someone must have drop something there.

75lockwood
11-13-2012, 11:22 AM
Eh.... dont know how this got to being 3 pages about purple stuff but ok..... But to let you know that come to find out it was the approach itself that was sticky. Bowled with the same shoes on a different lane this Saturday and had no problems. It was down on lanes 3-4 they are mostly used for parties so someone must have drop something there.

Lol, sorry i'm good at changing the topic...

dam those sticky lanes!