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Sabeastian

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Wrist Support Glove
« on: September 24, 2015, 10:41:22 AM »
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Re: Wrist Support Glove
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2015, 10:56:12 AM »

Vise has a decent one a lot of people use as well.

Do you bowl any PBA events? If so, your choices are probably going to be between Storm, Brunswick and Vise.
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Re: Wrist Support Glove
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2015, 11:00:33 AM »
No i dont.

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Re: Wrist Support Glove
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2015, 11:52:39 AM »
I have tried just about every one of them on the market.....  I've been using the vise V3 wrist support for a few years now.... I like it the best out of all I've tried. 

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Re: Wrist Support Glove
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2015, 10:40:37 PM »
I'll second that on the Vise V3

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Re: Wrist Support Glove
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2015, 11:24:19 PM »
I'll second that on the Vise V3

 
With due respect, why not the equivalent Robbys Revs II? or the Storm Gizmo? or one of the softer Mongoose braces??
 
The point is, asking what's the best wrist brace is like asking what's the best heavy oiler. You'll get pages of everyone voting for their favorite without understanding how each is different from the rest.
 
There really isn't a substitute for experimenting. First you have to identify why you need a brace, and narrow down your options from there. I went through at least a half dozen braces (still sitting in a box) before settling on the Storm Gadget. It doesn't mean the Gadget is the best choice for everyone, but it best fits my needs. Again, each individual needs to go through their own journey to find what's best for them. The first thing the OP needs to do is identify why he needs a brace in the first place. Sometimes the best choice is no brace at all. 

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Re: Wrist Support Glove
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2015, 12:21:03 AM »
Steven, has the Storm Gadget been discontinued? I checked Buddies and Storm web sites to see what one looked like and I don't see it listed
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Re: Wrist Support Glove
« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2015, 01:06:10 AM »
Steven's comments are spot on.

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Re: Wrist Support Glove
« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2015, 06:57:19 AM »
I use a wrist support due to prior injuries and I cannot bowl much without it.
In general a support with a "finger" will provide more forward roll from my experience. Personally, I've used the Pro Release - I just got the extended version and am enjoying it.
My suggestion is to ask to borrow one for a few games/frames. Buy them a beverage and try different ones out. Everybody is vastly different in the wrist support world due to styles.
Main thing for all of them is to stay under the ball as long as you can. A wrist support can lead to topping the ball and not getting a true roll.

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Re: Wrist Support Glove
« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2015, 09:04:18 AM »


My suggestion is to ask to borrow one for a few games/frames. Buy them a beverage and try different ones out. Everybody is vastly different in the wrist support world due to styles.


 
Good advice. That approach saves a lot of money in the long run.
 
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Steven, has the Storm Gadget been discontinued? I checked Buddies and Storm web sites to see what one looked like and I don't see it listed

 
Brick, the Gadget has been discontinued for a few years now. It was replaced by the Gizmo. When the Gadget was being phased out, I bought a second one (along with the replacement pads) for backup.

The unique feature of the Gadget/Gizmo is that it doesn't keep you completely locked in. You can simulate some of the cup to un-cup release if that's built into your style. I couldn't do that with my Robbys Revs I and II braces, and felt constrained. But, it's different for everyone.

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Re: Wrist Support Glove
« Reply #10 on: September 25, 2015, 09:35:51 AM »
Yes, the Storm Gadget is no longer available, but you can still get the same thing. (The Gizmo is a piece of crap in my opinion. Cheaply made and uncomfortable to wear)

If you want the brace that Storm sold as the Gadget, this is the exact same thing with a different label on it.

http://www.buddiesproshop.com/p-5695-lord-field-rev-x-mammoth-burgundy.aspx
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Re: Wrist Support Glove
« Reply #11 on: September 25, 2015, 10:20:04 AM »
Yes, the Storm Gadget is no longer available, but you can still get the same thing. (The Gizmo is a piece of crap in my opinion. Cheaply made and uncomfortable to wear)

If you want the brace that Storm sold as the Gadget, this is the exact same thing with a different label on it.

http://www.buddiesproshop.com/p-5695-lord-field-rev-x-mammoth-burgundy.aspx

Sweet! Thanks for the link. I thought the Gadget was gone forever.
 
+1 on the Gizmo. I couldn't believe Storm would release an 'upgrade' like that. 10 seconds on the wrist and I knew I'd never own one.

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Re: Wrist Support Glove
« Reply #12 on: September 25, 2015, 10:23:31 AM »
Yes, the Storm Gadget is no longer available, but you can still get the same thing. (The Gizmo is a piece of crap in my opinion. Cheaply made and uncomfortable to wear)

If you want the brace that Storm sold as the Gadget, this is the exact same thing with a different label on it.

http://www.buddiesproshop.com/p-5695-lord-field-rev-x-mammoth-burgundy.aspx

Sweet! Thanks for the link. I thought the Gadget was gone forever.
 
+1 on the Gizmo. I couldn't believe Storm would release an 'upgrade' like that. 10 seconds on the wrist and I knew I'd never own one.

I don't know what they were thinking with the Gizmo. No one at Storm could have possibly tried it out and thought it was a good idea.
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Re: Wrist Support Glove
« Reply #13 on: September 25, 2015, 10:29:45 AM »
When I am hopefully released to bowl again in 3 more weeks, I may look into a new wrist device. What is different between the Gadget and the Gizmo?
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Re: Wrist Support Glove
« Reply #14 on: September 25, 2015, 10:36:43 AM »
When I am hopefully released to bowl again in 3 more weeks, I may look into a new wrist device. What is different between the Gadget and the Gizmo?

Night and day. They are supposed to be similar but it's not even close. Gadget is very comfortable and well made. You can feel the quality. Where the Gizmo feels extremely cheap and never seems to fit right.

Also, the Gadget has replaceable straps and pads, so you can "rebuild" it as needed. You can also take the pads out of the Gadget and wash them which IS needed unless you like the smell of old dirty socks.

 The Gizmo is meant to be disposable I guess.

The Gadget cost about $20 more.
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