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Author Topic: Buddies has CodeX and RG Idol up 3/9 release  (Read 2017 times)

SVstar34

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Buddies has CodeX and RG Idol up 3/9 release
« on: February 07, 2018, 02:21:16 PM »
https://www.buddiesproshop.com/shop/roto-grip-idol-bowling-ball

Idol hp3 new symmetrical core and new cover stronger than MicroDNA. More hook than the Haywire apparently

https://www.buddiesproshop.com/shop/storm-code-x-bowling-ball

Code X with R2S solid
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Re: Buddies has CodeX and RG Idol up 3/9 release
« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2018, 03:37:47 PM »
We don't talk about the Hyroad Solid.  Only ball ever to have R2S solid on it and suck.  R2S Solid that's on the IQ Tour Solid, Torrent, Rocket Ship, etc . . that's what we're talking about. 

Wasn't the R2S solid on the Hyroad Solid?

I did say I would consider a solid version of the Code Red over the Intense.
Maybe this is what I was looking for in my Hyper Cell post.

Don't know about this Idol ball. I wonder who comes up with these names. Perhaps Neutrino Particle would of been better.
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Re: Buddies has CodeX and RG Idol up 3/9 release
« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2018, 03:40:23 PM »
I'm trying to figure out why Roto has 2 balls (DDT and Idol) in the HP3 line that for all intents and purposes do the same thing.  Is the Trick on the way out?

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Re: Buddies has CodeX and RG Idol up 3/9 release
« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2018, 04:03:40 PM »
I'm trying to figure out why Roto has 2 balls (DDT and Idol) in the HP3 line that for all intents and purposes do the same thing.  Is the Trick on the way out?

The Idol should in theory be stronger overall than the Trick. The Trick will be smoother
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Re: Buddies has CodeX and RG Idol up 3/9 release
« Reply #19 on: February 09, 2018, 07:55:27 PM »
Idol should be an arrow stronger.  Nano tech plus a diff .011 higher?  It's going to be a monster. 

I'm trying to figure out why Roto has 2 balls (DDT and Idol) in the HP3 line that for all intents and purposes do the same thing.  Is the Trick on the way out?
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Re: Buddies has CodeX and RG Idol up 3/9 release
« Reply #20 on: February 09, 2018, 08:41:59 PM »
I just saw an Idol on Instagram that is dull and a shade lighter than the Loco Solid.

It looked like a Hammer Hi-Rev. Pretty ball.

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Re: Buddies has CodeX and RG Idol up 3/9 release
« Reply #21 on: February 09, 2018, 09:06:46 PM »
The core looks 900g made.
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Re: Buddies has CodeX and RG Idol up 3/9 release
« Reply #22 on: February 10, 2018, 01:41:19 AM »
We don't talk about the Hyroad Solid.  Only ball ever to have R2S solid on it and suck.  R2S Solid that's on the IQ Tour Solid, Torrent, Rocket Ship, etc . . that's what we're talking about. 

Wasn't the R2S solid on the Hyroad Solid?

I did say I would consider a solid version of the Code Red over the Intense.
Maybe this is what I was looking for in my Hyper Cell post.

Don't know about this Idol ball. I wonder who comes up with these names. Perhaps Neutrino Particle would of been better.

The only Hyroad I tried was the solid.  Guess I should try the pearl?
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Re: Buddies has CodeX and RG Idol up 3/9 release
« Reply #23 on: February 10, 2018, 09:32:54 AM »
We don't talk about the Hyroad Solid.  Only ball ever to have R2S solid on it and suck.  R2S Solid that's on the IQ Tour Solid, Torrent, Rocket Ship, etc . . that's what we're talking about. 

Wasn't the R2S solid on the Hyroad Solid?

I did say I would consider a solid version of the Code Red over the Intense.
Maybe this is what I was looking for in my Hyper Cell post.

Don't know about this Idol ball. I wonder who comes up with these names. Perhaps Neutrino Particle would of been better.

The only Hyroad I tried was the solid.  Guess I should try the pearl?

How about the legendary OG itself??

I’m excited for some comparison videos of the Code X vs the Black and Red. 

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Re: Buddies has CodeX and RG Idol up 3/9 release
« Reply #24 on: February 10, 2018, 10:06:53 AM »
Schlemer told us all that this is the first time either company has done a solid color Nano cover, and that it's producing a lot of variation in manufacturing, so everyone should have their own unique ball.  Some are darker, some are lighter, some have phasing, some don't, etc, so this should actually be a really accidentally cool thing. 

I just saw an Idol on Instagram that is dull and a shade lighter than the Loco Solid.

It looked like a Hammer Hi-Rev. Pretty ball.
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Re: Buddies has CodeX and RG Idol up 3/9 release
« Reply #25 on: February 10, 2018, 06:12:55 PM »

(quote) We don't talk about the Hyroad Solid.  Only ball ever to have R2S solid on it and suck. (unquote)

Sucks? Everyone has an opinion, that's for sure. Who's WE?  :-X While bowling the other day, my other two balls were flipping big time and hitting Brooklyn constantly. Grabbed (old trusty) HyRoad Solid and it was pure money to the pocket. 226 in my third and final game. Went home feeling refreshed and assured. It's usually last out of the bag for me these days, but is still used when needed. With all of that said, "to each there own" I figure.  :D
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Re: Buddies has CodeX and RG Idol up 3/9 release
« Reply #26 on: February 10, 2018, 07:18:34 PM »
We don't talk about the Hyroad Solid.  Only ball ever to have R2S solid on it and suck.  R2S Solid that's on the IQ Tour Solid, Torrent, Rocket Ship, etc . . that's what we're talking about. 

Wasn't the R2S solid on the Hyroad Solid?

I did say I would consider a solid version of the Code Red over the Intense.
Maybe this is what I was looking for in my Hyper Cell post.

Don't know about this Idol ball. I wonder who comes up with these names. Perhaps Neutrino Particle would of been better.

LOL! Ok. I didn’t know that. It just happen to be the only ball I could remember that had R2S solid that I’ve actually used quite abit. so I can get a mental reference of how it performs. I didn’t know about the IQ Tour Solid, Torrent; and didn’t know there was a solid Rocket Ship. I was buying Motiv gear at the time.
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Re: Buddies has CodeX and RG Idol up 3/9 release
« Reply #27 on: February 10, 2018, 07:31:33 PM »
Luke's on the inside. I think he's just referencing the majority.

I felt personally attacked by the hyroad solid hate.  It was a great reaction for me.... people must not bowl on heavier patterns and new synthetics cuz mine was money!


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Re: Buddies has CodeX and RG Idol up 3/9 release
« Reply #28 on: February 12, 2018, 12:10:52 PM »
Idol should be an arrow stronger.  Nano tech plus a diff .011 higher?  It's going to be a monster. 

I'm trying to figure out why Roto has 2 balls (DDT and Idol) in the HP3 line that for all intents and purposes do the same thing.  Is the Trick on the way out?

I want to see a review comparison cause all I'm thinking is "An arrow stronger for who?!?!?!?!?!?!?" 

Us rev-challenged folks won't get a full arrow - maybe 2 boards.  Even the Roto site lane comparison tool has it maybe 2-3 boards stronger for a stroker on medium conditions and 1 board stronger on heavy with slightly different shapes. 

And I know looking at the specs, it should be stronger - and it probably will.  But for all intents and purposes, there's overlap here - 2 strong symmetrical solids in HP3. 

At the end of all this I'm just asking for a comparison vid is all I'm saying.