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Author Topic: What's your must have ball for 2013?  (Read 2422 times)

motorbike

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What's your must have ball for 2013?
« on: December 01, 2013, 07:36:32 AM »
What's your must have ball for 2013? What ball gets the most use in your bag? What ball would you buy and save for when your current ball dies?

For me it's the Reax V2. I have only been throwing it for a few weeks now but the V2 is so clean through the front part of the lane with great backend. Carry is excellent.

 

900DJ

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Re: What's your must have ball for 2013?
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2013, 08:26:34 AM »
Must have Eagle Pearl!  Double Clutch Pearl gets the most use.  Would like to replace with a Solar Flare.

Impending Doom

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Re: What's your must have ball for 2013?
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2013, 09:20:47 AM »
Must have AMF Incinerate!
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greggie

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Re: What's your must have ball for 2013?
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2013, 09:21:39 AM »
Hammer Arson Low Flare
Cover is very adaptable allowing for use by many styles on a variety of lane patterns
In the bag:
Hammer Arson Low Flare 15# - OOB
Hammer Wrench 15# - PH Extender Polish
Hammer True Blood 15#

HG - 300 x 2, 299, 298
HS - 773
current 2013/14 avg - 220.39

Bowl_Freak

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Re: What's your must have ball for 2013?
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2013, 09:31:36 AM »
Id say Lordfield Judgement. Ball is smooth, controllable, great benchmark ball. Nice looking and particle pearl cover with a very versatile core.

vkowalski1970

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Re: What's your must have ball for 2013?
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2013, 09:56:43 AM »
Roto Grip Disturbed. Most impressive ball I've thrown this whole year and I've thrown a lot this past 12 months. My only regret is not buying it when it first came out
Surface at 500/1000/2000/3000 and I can use ball all night on my ths. Just chase oil in and no over reaction. Great ball
« Last Edit: December 01, 2013, 10:56:43 AM by vkowalski1970 »
Hyper Cell.................40x5x35
Disturbed..................50x4x65
Zero Gravity..............45x4x40
Asylum.....................60x4x40
Nomad.....................50x5x70
Lights Out.................40x4x60
Lane 1 Cherry SOS.....50x4x25

Track_Fanatic

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Re: What's your must have ball for 2013?
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2013, 09:59:15 AM »
I don't have a must have ball for 2013.  I think a 'must have' anything for me is seeking out a coach that can help me with my game.  I need more knowledge as to what I need to take out a 10 pin.  Not a flat ten.  I am consistently averaging 190 since I can make my spares but my strike percentage is way down which is hindering me with losing matches in league play.  I average about 2 strikes per game and they are far part.  I don't feel like I need a 'ball' to make me bowl better.  For me it's execution and learning what part of the lane to play in order to score better.  I must admit though, I am a ball whore. 

2handedrook12

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Re: What's your must have ball for 2013?
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2013, 10:05:00 AM »
Hy-Road is by far my most impressive ball of 2013. I am late to the whole "Storm's arguably best ball ever" thing, but I can see why everyone likes this ball. Smooth with enough backend to kick out the ten, hard hitting, even flaring, consistent ball reaction.
Currently throwing: all co.
Heavy:?
Medium-heavy: Critical Theory, Silver Streak(p1000)
Medium: Frantic, Hy-Road
Light to dry: Lights Out, Scream

northface28

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Re: What's your must have ball for 2013?
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2013, 12:24:56 PM »
HyRoad. If I could only own one ball for the rest of my life, it would be this ball.
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larry mc

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Re: What's your must have ball for 2013?
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2013, 12:36:09 PM »
ebonite pivot

tommyboy74

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Re: What's your must have ball for 2013?
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2013, 12:39:48 PM »
I was late to getting a Critical Theory but it was the most impressive ball for me in 2013.  I found it to be versatile on medium to heavy patterns and it gave me a different look that I was missing.  My Nomad Dagger and Frantic have been killers on THS this year.

As for the next ball that I'm looking at, it would be a Disturbed to replace my Outlaw.  I would also look at an IQ Tour Fusion, assuming it gets released in the states.  Absolutely love the hybrids out of Utah.
« Last Edit: December 01, 2013, 12:51:34 PM by tommyboy74 »
Current Ball Arsenal
Heavy:
Roto Grip Critical Theory
Roto Grip Defiant
Roto Grip Rogue Cell

Med-Heavy:
Roto Grip Outlaw
Storm Hy-Road

Medium:
Track 505T
Roto Grip Nomad Dagger

Medium-Light
Storm Frantic

SVstar34

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Re: What's your must have ball for 2013?
« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2013, 12:45:28 PM »
my Crossroad has been huge on ths and my Bounty has killed sport shots. Just got on the Defiant Soul train and that ball will be doing a lot of work for me on ths and sport.

I'd take an Arson Low Flare
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Bernard Byars Jr

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Re: What's your must have ball for 2013?
« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2013, 01:04:54 PM »
Must have ball is the Totally Defiant. Motiv Primal Rage gets the most use for me.

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Re: What's your must have ball for 2013?
« Reply #13 on: December 01, 2013, 01:05:55 PM »
Of all the bowling balls drilled its been the Strike King and the Ringer Platinum. They just work well.
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Re: What's your must have ball for 2013?
« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2013, 04:35:35 PM »
I still can't find that one ball that impressed me so much that I have to get another one. What works like a charm one week, turns into a dud the next.  Not the balls fault btw.