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About bowl1820
Location:
Central, Florida
My Bowling Stats and Info
Bowling Style:
Stroker
Right or Left handed:
Righthanded
Bowling Ball Brand You Use:
Brunswick,DV8,Motiv,Rotogrip, Storm
Bowling Ball(s) Weight:
15 lbs
Best Game / Series:
300/798

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Right handed Stroker, high track ,about 13 degree axis tilt. PAP is located 5 9/16” over 1 3/4” up.Speed ave. about 14 mph at the pins. Medium rev’s.High Game 300, High series 798

"Adjust too soon and maybe ruin one frame, adjust too late and ruin a game."

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Online Bowling Notes #03

by bowl1820 on 10-17-2018 at 09:45 PM
"PUSH" is a reference to the average skid length of a ball past the end of the oil pattern to the breakpoint. Push is basically contingent
on a bowlers speed and rev rate, With Rev Rate appearing to be the dominate factor.

Another potential discovery is that a ball thrown with 350 rpm at about 18 miles per hour appears to be the optimum rev rate. Why? This preliminary research shows that at this rate a bowling ball seems to skid the proper amount to achieve optimum

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Updated 10-17-2018 at 10:47 PM by bowl1820

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Comparisons of Methods of Calculating Rev Rate

by bowl1820 on 07-28-2017 at 11:23 AM
After trying the different methods of calculating the rpm's.

Using a test video.

I've tried counting the rotations as the ball goes down the lane. (gave a result that was 450 rpm.)

Example (this is a new video from Storm to use with their new Matchmaker app page.)


I then tried the USBC method that uses counting 10 frames & how many hours the ball turns (1 rotation = 12 hours). (This

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Tips on INCREASING/DECREASING BALL SPEED

by bowl1820 on 04-13-2016 at 06:36 PM
Quote Originally Posted by bowl1820 View Post
Heres two old posts that might help

Quote Originally Posted by Tampabaybob View Post
Here's another tip that may help you:

CONTROL YOUR ROLL INCREASING/DECREASING BALL SPEED
By Bryan O’Keefe

Bowling is about the ability to repeat shots and the readi- ness to adjust to changing conditions.
Today, we have bowling balls that absorb oil and we compete on an invisible playing field that changes with virtually every shot that goes down the lane. Bowlers need to con- stantly adjust to those

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Ball Cleaner Showdowns / writen Reviews

by bowl1820 on 03-05-2016 at 11:04 AM
Ball Cleaner Showdown #1

Ebonite Powerhouse-Energizer Cleaner
-VS-
Track Clean'N Dull

Balls used in test-
Ball#1-A Track EMB with the coverstock freshly dulled with a green Scotchbrite.
Ball#2-A Ebonite NitroR2 Classic with the coverstock freshly Dulled to 600grit.

Ball condition at time of test-
Ball#1 was used for 3 games in a night Mixed league. After the league the ball was shiny with oil and a normal amount of grime

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Updated 03-05-2016 at 11:21 AM by bowl1820

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Online Bowling Notes #02

by bowl1820 on 01-10-2016 at 12:22 AM
Shoe Sole and Heel information

Old Dexter Sole Set:

S-2 Brown Leather - Less Slide
Use this sole when bowling on slippery approach conditions, such as synthetic lanes.

S-4 Red Leather - Short Slide
Use this s4 sole when bowling on moderately slippery approach conditions.

S-6 White Microfiber - Long Slide
Use this s6 sole for normal to slippery approach conditions.

S-7 Perforated Yellow Leather (Buckskin)

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