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n00dlejester

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Feelin' the Teal
« on: March 28, 2019, 02:46:32 PM »
Oh. Baby! Gonna have this ready for next Tuesday league night. I'm utterly stoked.


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Re: Feelin' the Teal
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2019, 03:15:45 PM »
Nice.... How does the teal compare to the gold? Is the only difference the color, and does the pigment have a noteworthy affect on the reaction?

And how would you compare the HB to the White Hot? I've never had so many people approach me with questions about a ball since I started bringing the WHB to league.
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Re: Feelin' the Teal
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2019, 03:49:25 PM »
Nice.... How does the teal compare to the gold? Is the only difference the color, and does the pigment have a noteworthy affect on the reaction?

And how would you compare the HB to the White Hot? I've never had so many people approach me with questions about a ball since I started bringing the WHB to league.

I haven't thrown the Gold HB, or the WHB, to be honest. This is my first badger. I think Doom can speak to the differences quite well.

I did see a few videos from Asia that alleges the Teal is 4-5 boards more hook down lane than the Gold HB. How true that is, I have no clue. Here's a video from a Japanese comparison video. I'm not sure how much of the difference is the ball or the house pattern allowing it to happen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7z0WBc8khk
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Re: Feelin' the Teal
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2019, 04:22:20 PM »
I have thrown both the Teal and the Gold. The Teal is significantly more ball downlane. Same ball apparently except for the color but throwing both, the Teal is almost an arrow more.

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Re: Feelin' the Teal
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2019, 05:02:00 PM »
I should have jumped on one of these when it was on sale at Buddies.
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Re: Feelin' the Teal
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2019, 05:17:26 PM »
IMO, White hot is a bit weaker and more rounded on the back.
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Re: Feelin' the Teal
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2019, 11:13:47 PM »
I got the teal an arrow stronger than the HB gold...
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Re: Feelin' the Teal
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2019, 08:06:56 AM »
Legit question - how close is the Teal to an Inception Pearl or Inception DCT Pearl?
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Re: Feelin' the Teal
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2019, 08:50:33 AM »
For me, nothing was as angular as the Inception Pearl (Iron Pearl). That thing was stupid angular. Teal is more controllable than that was, but still strong.

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Re: Feelin' the Teal
« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2019, 09:35:47 AM »
Got ya, Bowl_Freak. The IP is *awesome* lol.
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Re: Feelin' the Teal
« Reply #10 on: April 03, 2019, 08:46:45 AM »
Teal Badger don't care about nothin'.

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Re: Feelin' the Teal
« Reply #11 on: April 03, 2019, 09:12:37 AM »
Left turn Clyde, bruh!
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Re: Feelin' the Teal
« Reply #12 on: April 03, 2019, 11:01:52 AM »
It's bonkers! I should have ample use of it in a few weeks at states, where the lanes go from alright to toast in 3 easy games!
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Re: Feelin' the Teal
« Reply #13 on: April 03, 2019, 11:05:19 AM »
Even though the regular Honey Badger is amazing, I kinda hope they consider changing the color for US. My friend just got one and threw like 14 in a row with it on a sport pattern even alternating to different lanes towards the end.
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