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#198017 - 08/13/17 08:02 PM Re: Balls with no filler [Re: Dennis Michael]
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Dennis, So you've felt a difference in various colors of finger grips from Vise. It was suggested to me to go to ovals and I've never gone back to the lifts. Usually ask for orange and blue finger grips, but have some yellow or white, too. Not familiar with the clear ones. Perhaps I ought to order some for myself. Each ball I have uses a slug in the thumb...

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#198018 - 08/13/17 08:29 PM Re: Balls with no filler [Re: Mkirchie]
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I did ask Vise, they admitted the clear are softer.

I had developed calluses on my finger tips from the lifts. Changed, and they went away.


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#198020 - 08/13/17 10:23 PM Re: Balls with no filler [Re: djp1080]
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Originally Posted By: djp1080
It was suggested to me to go to ovals and I've never gone back to the lifts.

Before I started switching my own grips, I had mine replaced in ball one time and the Pro Shop operator at the time put in the Turbo Quad ovals with the textured mesh. I hadn't asked for them, I had always used lifts before then. They were already glued in and I didn't want to be a bother, so I didn't say anything. It turned out that I really liked it and have stayed that way since.

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#198029 - Yesterday at 09:24 AM Re: Balls with no filler [Re: Dennis Michael]
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Originally Posted By: Dennis Michael


To me, the clear Vice oval grips feel softer. I bought a bag of each finger size that the PS keeps, just for me.


Originally Posted By: djp1080
Dennis, So you've felt a difference in various colors of finger grips from Vise. It was suggested to me to go to ovals and I've never gone back to the lifts.

I only use clear and like Dennis my PS he does not stock clear. I order in bulk for $1.25 each and change them out every so often depending on usage.
Finger Grips absorb hand and lane oil with each game bowled altering texture and size. The clear seems to have more texture to them and hold their texture longer without becoming slick over time. I just checked mine today. Out of 8 balls I checked that I have used over the last 6 months 4 sets need replacing. With clear you can see the oil absorption without removing the grips. They will have a brown tint to them and in some cases shrink inward. Boy was my Arctic Sniper needing a change. Spare ball seems to roll over the fingers a lot.
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#198030 - Yesterday at 11:40 AM Re: Balls with no filler [Re: BOSStull]
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Boss, Sounds like you found a pretty good deal for grips. Do you buy them on-line?
BTW. Thanks for the info from all of you. Quite interesting...

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#198031 - Yesterday at 08:09 PM Re: Balls with no filler [Re: djp1080]
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Originally Posted By: djp1080
Boss, Sounds like you found a pretty good deal for grips. Do you buy them on-line?
BTW. Thanks for the info from all of you. Quite interesting...
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#198032 - Yesterday at 08:15 PM Re: Balls with no filler [Re: BOSStull]
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Originally Posted By: BOSStull
Originally Posted By: djp1080
Boss, Sounds like you found a pretty good deal for grips. Do you buy them on-line?
BTW. Thanks for the info from all of you. Quite interesting...
EBAY LINK You may have to copy and paste in your browser. Clicking on link will not go from the forum for some unknown reason??
http://stores.ebay.com/Up-Your-Alley-Pro-Shop?_trksid=p2047675.l2563
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