</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="VERDANA,ARIAL,HELVETICA,TAHOMA">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="VERDANA,ARIAL,HELVETICA,TAHOMA">Originally posted by emperor:
I looked online and found balls for very good prices. Going to proshops (all small) were overpriced. For example I bought my Hammer Blade Pearl for $90, and went to a pro shop to get it drilled for $30. Don't go crazy with your funds, buddy. When you talk to the pro shop guy, you can figure if he knows his stuff. </font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="VERDANA,ARIAL,HELVETICA,TAHOMA">Not in the shop I work P/T in. You bring a ball in purchased from the internet to get punched up, expect to pay $50 for drilling plus Finger Inserts plus thumb Slug. Total cost : $77 to get a ball drilled. And say the ball you got from the net has a 1 inch pin and 5 OZ Top Weight, don't expect us to swap out the ball for one that fits your game. We're gonna drill what you give us. Ain't no way to make sure you get a pin placement and Top weight that suits your game from the web. Other web balls I've seen have been 5 inch pin with 1 1/2 Oz on top... not much you can do in terms of layout. Other things I've seen in balls of the net include balls with a clearly marked Mass Bias (Rad for Storm, may vary depending on the brand) where it would be a good ball to setup for a lefty, however the guy who got it is a righty... Again, we're not going to swap out balls so we do the best we can given the ball in hand.
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