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Jump to new posts Re: Summer House Tourney by Dennis Michael @ Yesterday at 04:35 PM

Hi Arlington bowl. This house caters to bowlers. 2 big Men's Leagues on Mon and thurs. Good payouts too. And, the food is good and bar cheap.
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Jump to new posts Re: Summer House Tourney by explorer05 @ Yesterday at 12:27 PM

That sounds like fun. What house is it?
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Jump to new posts Re: End of Days by explorer05 @ Yesterday at 12:19 PM

Unfortunately that is happening in a lot of areas. I am fortunate to live where I have up to 3 bowling alleys within 6 minutes of my house and 5 with in 25 - 30 minutes of my house.
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Jump to new posts Summer House Tourney by Dennis Michael @ 07/16/18 09:27 PM

My new house has a Bowler appreciation House tourney running ev Sunday thru July. You get one free entry for each league bowled in. I got 2 for Mon and thurs nites, and a possible 3rd for last Summer. It's a handicap tourney with your highest leag
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Jump to new posts Re: Help with grip/ Thumb Position by 82Boat69 @ 07/15/18 08:11 PM

I'm similar. I flex my wrist back and forth and settle with it slightly broken to keep it relaxed. The 2 o'clock thumb puts my fingers at 6 o'clock on the way back and the way forward. If I just keep my elbow tucked in, I have a nice solid release
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Jump to new posts Re: Help with grip/ Thumb Position by Dennis Michael @ 07/15/18 07:43 PM

I always bounce the ball in my hand to seat my thumb. While holding the ball in presentation, the thumb points at 2 o'clock and the ball rests on the hand knuckle of my index finger. The back of my hand and forearm are straight, and kept that way t
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Jump to new posts Re: End of Days by Dennis Michael @ 07/15/18 07:34 PM

The same saga all around. I said it before. I read where there were 265 bowling alleys in the Chicago Phone book in 1965. Today, there are 15. Here, the big chains are hurting while the privately owned houses thrive.
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Jump to new posts Re: End of Days by steveA @ 07/15/18 05:39 PM

Latest news it will close end of August. Not sure as yet on what will happen to it , current operator rents the building as a bowling centre so will have to leave everything in place. Leaving the landlord the owner of a non operating centre, Its not
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Jump to new posts Re: Help with grip/ Thumb Position by 82Boat69 @ 07/15/18 05:25 PM

Here's a website that shows how a ball should fit. It comes from a book by Bill Taylor whom many consider a guru of ball fitting and drilling. https://issuu.com/franknz/docs/bill_taylor_fitting_drilling_a_bowl As for whether your palm should touch
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Jump to new posts Re: Help with grip/ Thumb Position by Jason_C @ 07/15/18 04:46 PM

By the way, yes my hands are small
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Jump to new posts Help with grip/ Thumb Position by Jason_C @ 07/15/18 04:44 PM

I know even with the pics below you can't get specific with answers online. I am going to be talking to my Pro Shop guy this week. But I am wondering this. When I grip my ball before starting approach Should the ball be making contact with my full p
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Jump to new posts Re: End of Days by BOSStull @ 07/15/18 04:38 PM

Hate to hear your loosing your center. Your mot alone. If you have facebook good group keeping tabs on closings. https://www.facebook.com/groups/148480165318101/
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