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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 #16 on: January 13, 2012, 10:17:49 AM »
The Brunswick center I bowl at is notorious for black junk all over the ball.

Hook-It is the only cleaner I have used that is able to remove it.


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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #17 on: January 13, 2012, 11:17:24 AM »
 Thanks for all the replies. It's good to know about all the options we have to keep our equipment clean and to extend the lifespan of today's bowling balls.

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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #18 on: January 13, 2012, 11:31:57 AM »
What do you think about Hook-It relative to Motiv Clean?
 



Good Times Good Times wrote on 1/13/2012 10:50 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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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #19 on: January 13, 2012, 12:54:17 PM »
I'd rank Hook It ahead of the Motiv Gel as far as effectiveness.  Hook it is better at removing the belt / smudge marks.  However, Motiv Gel is probably more economical financially.  I got a really big bottle for like 11 bucks as I just wanted to give it a shot.   


Clean n'Dull is probably the cleaner i'd take as my first choice though.  Remedy is good too.
 



Steven wrote on 1/13/2012 12:31 PM:
What do you think about Hook-It relative to Motiv Clean?
 






Good Times Good Times wrote on 1/13/2012 10:50 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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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #20 on: January 13, 2012, 01:23:12 PM »

 

I just made a best offer and bought 10 bottles at a reduced price.

Check his other items also 32 oz Hook it gel $10.00

You cannot beat this.


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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #21 on: January 13, 2012, 01:39:12 PM »
That guy would probably get a lot more sales if he'd put "bowling ball cleaner" in his description title????  Just a suggestion....



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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #22 on: January 13, 2012, 09:36:39 PM »
FWIW, (this is my opinion only)
Motiv's Gel Clean is pretty good for a bowling ball-specific cleaner permitted to be used during
bowling. Remedy, Knock-out, Zapp-it, Liquid Nitro and Black Magic Rejuvenator are all very good "during bowling" cleaners. Much better than any isopropyl alcohol.

 
That said, they cannot compare to the power of the cleaners permitted before or after  bowling. I'm talking about Hook-It, Clean and Dull and Lanemasters cleaner. These will remove type of dirt that the water-based" permitted during bowling" cleaners cannot handle. Personally, I have not yet added Adrenaline Wipes into this category or power cleaners. (Adrenaline wipes are permitted to be used during bowling, but, note, they are not specifically marketed as a cleaner.)
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What do you think about Hook-It relative to Motiv Clean?



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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #23 on: February 02, 2012, 07:20:43 PM »
Motiv Power Clean is the best to use

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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #24 on: February 02, 2012, 08:20:25 PM »
in my opinon and ive tried a lot of cleaners  Black magic rejuvantor is by far the best, and when i dont have it around i use straight acetone that i pick up at target,  it actually gets the pores open on a ball and gets the oil out

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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #25 on: March 02, 2012, 08:37:17 PM »

I make my own cleaners, USBC approved anytime. I have Front 9, and Late Shift. I sell it through local Pro Shops, as well as on BBE. Not trying to start a for sale thread here, just saying.




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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #26 on: March 07, 2012, 11:33:16 PM »
I have bought & used roylay's Front Nine ball cleaner and I would recommend it as a highly effective cleaner. I've run out of it and hopefully I'll be able to find some more in the near future. I don't hang out @ the BBE site anymore, so I may be out of luck.
 
 



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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #27 on: March 08, 2012, 01:34:41 PM »
 Is Front Nine a gel, liquid, spray? Also is it a deep cleaner I have not heard of Front Nine. Canit be bought online?

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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #28 on: March 09, 2012, 06:35:37 PM »
Brunswick Remove All works well in my shop and so does Tac Up - in fact Tac Up is great!! 


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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #29 on: May 17, 2012, 10:09:32 AM »
Ive been using Energizer Ball cleaner (powerhosue) for years...basically haven't tried anything else. For polish i use Brunswick factory finish. All on my spinner of course

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Re: Bowling Ball Cleaner
« Reply #30 on: May 17, 2012, 10:28:53 AM »
Is Front Nine a gel, liquid, spray? Also is it a deep cleaner I have not heard of Front Nine. Canit be bought online?

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It's an everyday cleaner whose main cleaning agent is vinegar.
Look 3 or 4 posts up for member: roylay. He has a forum on BowlingBallExchange.com. You can purchase it from him there.
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