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Jusxusfanatic

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Tips on hooking a ball
« on: March 23, 2017, 05:01:13 AM »
Do you have any tips on hooking? I seem to cant hook it. Best game was 94 out of 3 haha

Btw, my pro shop says balls under 10lb have no cores?! I'm using a roto grip wreck em

 

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Re: Tips on hooking a ball
« Reply #16 on: March 23, 2017, 02:18:54 PM »
This smells like 2handedvolcano! 10LBS ball but have a ball that starts at 12LBS. I think he has a new name.
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Jusxusfanatic

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Re: Tips on hooking a ball
« Reply #17 on: March 23, 2017, 07:28:20 PM »
Thanks for all the replies:) hmm, so you cant hook a 10lb ball??

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Re: Tips on hooking a ball
« Reply #18 on: March 23, 2017, 08:42:20 PM »
Thanks for all the replies:) hmm, so you cant hook a 10lb ball??

You can. Just don't listen to certain people

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Re: Tips on hooking a ball
« Reply #19 on: March 23, 2017, 08:57:17 PM »

Hasn't this method been replaced?  I admit it is probably the easiest way, but not necessarily the preferred method by the teaching academies.

 Maybe, but I'm not a teaching academy, I'm just an old school biwler who learned this way, and have averaged over 200 for many seasons.

 He isn't trying to be professional level, he just wants to hook it a bit and have some fun, and that's what I'm trying to help with.

 If he has fun, he may want to learn more and develop his skills later. Right now, he just wants to have fun. Let him do that. Isn't that what got us ALL in the game in the first place?
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Re: Tips on hooking a ball
« Reply #20 on: March 23, 2017, 09:05:52 PM »
[quote author=milorafferty link=topic=313654.msg2575535#msg2575535 date=1490289009

I wasn't trying to dog the person, just giving an opinion. With a ball that light, accuracy has to be paramount.
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 Oh, I know, and you are correct. But, he doesn't seem to concerned with that, so I am not going to worry sbout that either.

 He wants to learn to hook the ball, no matter what the weight. Once he learns to fo that, he can work on doing it accurately later.

 Baby steps guys, baby steps. Can't learn it all at one time.
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Re: Tips on hooking a ball
« Reply #21 on: March 24, 2017, 04:56:37 AM »
+1

Jusxusfanatic

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Re: Tips on hooking a ball
« Reply #22 on: March 24, 2017, 05:01:32 AM »
*Update*

Now, my ball either goes into the gutter or it goes straight and does a strike... MY pro shop asked me to go to him and he'll teach me, and probably sand the surface a bit which I don't want him to do, but yea

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Re: Tips on hooking a ball
« Reply #23 on: March 24, 2017, 08:04:36 AM »
*Update*

Now, my ball either goes into the gutter or it goes straight and does a strike... MY pro shop asked me to go to him and he'll teach me, and probably sand the surface a bit which I don't want him to do, but yea

 By all means, if he us willing to work with you and knows something about it, you can learn a lot. Sounds like a good thing.

 And that sanding thing? I understand not really wanting to do it, but the surface finish can make a BIG difference, and depending on how much oil there is, your ball may actually NEED to be dulled down a but to work correctly. I have had to dull my stuff down to get it to "read" the lane pattern here correctly.

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Re: Tips on hooking a ball
« Reply #24 on: May 30, 2017, 04:03:31 AM »

I didnt think this matter until I read all of the replies.
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