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#196438 - 01/15/17 01:11 PM Re: Bowling: Why Straighter is Greater? [Re: Dennis Michael]
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The biggest disadvantage of throwing the ball straighter, it requires too much accuracy :-)

I shouldn't need to be a world class horseshoe player to get a strike :-)

I just want to be an average schmo with an extra $250 to spend, who throws 20 MPH and just happens to put 400-500 RPM's on the ball :-)

With a big hook, I no longer need to worry about the 17.5 board, 4-7 degrees of entry angle, oil or those annoying 'single' messenger pins :-) I don't even need to practice.

Now, anything close, makes it seem I'm bowling on a lane with a broken AMF pinsetter. Pins come from everyplace to make sure I only need to throw a single shot each frame.

Did I just describe Jason Belmonte and EJ Tackett?

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#196439 - 01/15/17 04:06 PM Re: Bowling: Why Straighter is Greater? [Re: mrthang]
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Well, it seems to work for you on your condition. But, it doesn't work on all conditions. I tend to bowl where oil is heavier, not a sport. So, high revs don't help, and speed is a nono.


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#196452 - 01/16/17 08:39 AM Re: Bowling: Why Straighter is Greater? [Re: Dennis Michael]
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Originally Posted By: Dennis Michael
Originally Posted By: goobee
"Straighter hook?" Is that a new bowling term?


Yes, it's like Jumbo Shrimp.


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