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Bowling Ball Cleaner
« on: December 14, 2011, 11:27:26 PM »
I would like BR commenters opinions on the best ball cleaner on the market today. Also, what cleaner is the best bang for the buck.

 

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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2011, 07:56:52 AM »
In my opinion the best cleaner is
(not a bad price either)
 
 
Best bang for buck as far as money well spent
(which it's still a good cleaner)
 
I used Remedy Rx for the past year or so, and just switched to the Storm because of cost efficiency as of late.  Both do an outstanding cleaning job, can't go wrong with either one.
 


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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2011, 08:16:16 AM »
Ball Cleaner for use during sanctioned play or for prior to or after competition?
 
For during I like Remedy RX.
 
For prior to or after I like Neo-Tac Hook-IT, Lane Masters High Performance Cleaner, Track/Powerhouse Clean and Dull.  C&D I use at home for balls that I use a lot every other week or so.  I use LM Cleaner after league/tourney at lanes.  The prior to/after cleaners are stronger and pull more dirt grime off of ball cover than approved cleaners for during.....I take a white paper towel and always remove more grime even if I use an approved cleaner during.  I believe that to be key for long lasting ball life.


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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2011, 09:25:12 AM »
My vote is for Lane Masters cleaner. Needs ventilation to use but will out clean any cleaner I have ever used. Only drawbacks are it is strong and needs ventilation and cannot be used during competition. I have removed significant dirt from balls that have been "cleaned" by other cleaners. I and several friends who use this cleaner have not had any type of ball death with any ball since using this cleaner, over 3 years now. We clean every ball after every set bowled. We never place a dirty ball back in the bag or locker which may also account for the longevity of the ball action.

 

Cost from Buddies is a little more than a $1.00 per oz if you order the 32oz bottles and oder enough to get free shipping. Been able to convince the local pro shop to stock it and our cost is now about $.70 per oz after tax.



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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2011, 11:30:01 AM »
Has anyone ever tried the lane stripper from a lane machine? I wonder how that would work.
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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2011, 01:06:45 PM »
Thanks everyone for the replies so far.

What is your opinion of Ultimate's Black Magic?

 

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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2011, 03:00:07 PM »
Motiv cleaner is great and you get 16oz for about $14.00 or less from many suppliers


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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2011, 03:33:21 PM »
It's a good cleaner for during bowling. Smells very strong.
It's not as good as the after/before cleaners mentioned above.
Visionary 4626 wrote on 12/15/2011 2:06 PM:
Thanks everyone for the replies so far.

What is your opinion of Ultimate's Black Magic?

 

Thanks.


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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2011, 03:34:40 PM »
But that white gel is hard to use at the alleys and it's difficult to transfer into smaller containers.
It's a decent cleaner for during bowling. The after/before cleaners are still stronger.
badbeard wrote on 12/15/2011 4:00 PM:Motiv cleaner is great and you get 16oz for about $14.00 or less from many suppliers



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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2012, 02:46:45 PM »
My FRAUD ometer is going off.
 
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Use Vise cloth. It absorbs oil better.




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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2012, 12:50:08 PM »

 

I like Ultimate Black Magic to use as everyday cleaner after league and tournaments. Leaves the bowling ball feeling tacky after use. I like Clean and Dull for a deeper cleaner  when I feel the ball needs a good cleaning.

There are several other cleaners  that will do just as well. Most of them are good, it is just a matter of  choice.

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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #11 on: January 08, 2012, 02:54:55 PM »
+1. The prior to/after cleaners simply do a better job. But I do like Remedy to refresh the cover during league play.



 
scotts33 wrote on 12/15/2011 9:16 AM:
Ball Cleaner for use during sanctioned play or for prior to or after competition?
 
For during I like Remedy RX.
 
For prior to or after I like Neo-Tac Hook-IT, Lane Masters High Performance Cleaner, Track/Powerhouse Clean and Dull.  C&D I use at home for balls that I use a lot every other week or so.  I use LM Cleaner after league/tourney at lanes.  The prior to/after cleaners are stronger and pull more dirt grime off of ball cover than approved cleaners for during.....I take a white paper towel and always remove more grime even if I use an approved cleaner during.  I believe that to be key for long lasting ball life.


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Edited by Steven on 1/8/2012 at 3:55 PM

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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #12 on: January 08, 2012, 02:57:40 PM »
lane masters high performance cleaner is very good. i also use powerhouse ball cleaner becuase it is fairly cheap if you buy it in bulk


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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #13 on: January 11, 2012, 09:46:13 PM »
Here are my choices of ones you should try: 
 
Cleaner: Motiv Power Gel, Ultimate Black Magic Rejuvenator, Remedy RX, Powerhouse Power Wash
Polisher: Ultimate Black Magic
Deep Cleaner: Clean 'N' Dull 
 
Another deep cleaner you might want to look at is the new Ebonite Adrenaline Wipes, alot of good comments about that product so far.  



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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2012, 09:50:06 AM »
Right now rotating between a few cleaners.

 

I'm using Neo-Tac Hook It at the moment, have a quarter bottle of Motiv Clean Gel left and a brand new bottle of clean n'dull unopened. 


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