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Author Topic: Replacing Twisted Fury Pearl (and Avalanche Pearl) (Read 1009 times)

CharlieBrown

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Replacing Twisted Fury Pearl (and Avalanche Pearl)
on: December 26, 2017, 06:12:34 PM
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Which balls to replace Twisted Fury and blue/silver Avalanche Pearl?


Hi,

Looking for a replacement for my pin-up Twisted Fury Pearl. No idea of dual angle but pin is above my middle finger (right-hander) with MB at about 45 degrees. My PAP is about 4 to 4 1/4 over, 1 up. At the right condition it goes long then make a controllable and continuous turn.

About me: My game is closer to Missy Parkin than EJ Tackett so medium speed / rev. A game is track area 17-6 on THS but nothing further left than 4th arrow. I can play the Norm Duke / Liz Johnson line on tougher shot. Used to bowl a lot but took a break about 6 years ago, then got back into it about 3 years ago.

I bowl in one league and sub in another. Disappointingly about eight weeks ago the (main) league voted to change from a more challenging 42-foot 3:1 shot to 40-foot THS (8:1).

I have only bought one ball since returning to the game, a pin-down Vintage Gold Rhino. Its very strong but not long enough for my THS so Ive been using my 9yo, never resurfaced, never de-oiled pin-up Twisted Fury Pearl. Its one of my all-time favourite balls.

I love Brunswick, especially Activator, and still use my old Zone Classic, Vapor/Red Zone and Absolute/Ultimate Inferno every now and then, in fact I still have a few Activators NIBs in my collection (2x Original Inferno, Absolute, Red, Vapor, a couple Lane 1s and a Morich)! Having said that the Zone Classic (pin down) and Twisted Fury match up best with my game and THS.

Anyway, I was thinking of drilling a Vintage Inferno (pin-up) and/or Fire Quantum (pin-up) as a replacement for my Twisted? And maybe a Soul Mate (pin-up) to replace my blue/silver Avalanche Pearl (pin-down, very good ball but not long enough)?

What about the new Magnitude 035 Pearl?

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don coyote

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Re: Replacing Twisted Fury Pearl (and Avalanche Pearl)
Reply #1 on: December 26, 2017, 06:32:15 PM
Let me know if your interested in a 16 LB NIB Twisted Fury Pearl. (2-3" pin, 2.3 Top)

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Re: Replacing Twisted Fury Pearl (and Avalanche Pearl)
Reply #2 on: December 26, 2017, 06:56:58 PM
If the Vintage Rhino is too much I'd look at a Rhino. Mag 035 Pearl could work, just don't know where it fits yet
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CharlieBrown

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Re: Replacing Twisted Fury Pearl (and Avalanche Pearl)
Reply #3 on: December 26, 2017, 07:27:02 PM
Let me know if your interested in a 16 LB NIB Twisted Fury Pearl. (2-3" pin, 2.3 Top)

Only bowl with 14lbs, Im a lightweight! Thanks though.
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Re: Replacing Twisted Fury Pearl (and Avalanche Pearl)
Reply #4 on: December 27, 2017, 01:02:56 AM
The Vintage Inferno will make you forget the Twisted Fury Pearl.  I think it's an overall better ball that will be more forgiving (for most).

The Rhino would help replace the Avalanche Pearl.  Just pick a color.  They might a be a little bit stronger, but you will like their motion.  Mine is pin down, actually Rico'd, and I really like it's stability.
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CharlieBrown

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Re: Replacing Twisted Fury Pearl (and Avalanche Pearl)
Reply #5 on: December 27, 2017, 06:35:56 PM
Thanks everyone.

Rhino seems like a good fit. I had a Power Groove years ago and it was a good ball. My Power Groove was stronger than advertised though if I recall correctly, but the Rhino should be longer than my Avalanche.

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Re: Replacing Twisted Fury Pearl (and Avalanche Pearl)
Reply #6 on: December 27, 2017, 07:05:15 PM
Thanks everyone.

Rhino seems like a good fit. I had a Power Groove years ago and it was a good ball. My Power Groove was stronger than advertised though if I recall correctly, but the Rhino should be longer than my Avalanche.



I don't know if I'd expect the Rhino to be longer than the Avalanche. Same light bulb core with slightly more diff .030 vs .024. I don't think the cover is too different from PK18 but a new variation that's going to be slightly stronger. I had a Rhino that worked well on a light oil house shot, mine was pin up around 5 1/4" pin-pap. Ball had plenty of control but I was still able to move inside with it
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Re: Replacing Twisted Fury Pearl (and Avalanche Pearl)
Reply #7 on: December 27, 2017, 08:19:16 PM
^^^^^

My Avalanche is pin down so maybe pin up Rhino should give me more length?

Ive just been studying the numbers...... for length Avalanche 140/235 vs Rhino 160/235. I have a Platinum Ringer NIB and its supposed to be longer (180/235) but its stronger still.

House A is doubles so generally I dont see much transition. House B is trios and my Twisted Fury would lose reaction game three. Im trying to find one that would allow me to stay right when burnt, as I dont have enough hand to move too deep inside.

Anyway I dont bowl often enough these days so Im trying to avoid drilling too many balls.  :-\
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