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stopncrank

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brunsnick, other big b guys i need your help...
« on: October 14, 2009, 11:26:08 PM »
guys i need your help, i ran across a great deal on a Sidewinder yesterday. my local pro shop operator had one on the shelf for a while, so he drilled it for himself last week. long story short he used it for three games and offered it to me, i talked him down to 40 bucks so i jumped on it. first off its drilled with the pin above the middle finger, cg just below the middle finger and a weight hole just a tick above and to the right of the ring finger. im guestimating it would be somewhere around a 4" pin to pap for me. my stats are in my profile, my question is should i be ok leaving the pattern that is on it, or considering my rev rate and axis rotation should i change to a different drill pattern? im basically wanting to use it as kind of a benchmark, a ball that will blend the pattern but still give me a decent move on the back. for the record ive done well with light particle load balls in the past, and this is my first big b ball in over 10 years, so im kind stoked about it. i havent thrown mcuh brunswick stuff lately so i wanted to get a feel for what you guys would do with it if you were me! thanks in advance, stopncrank

           

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TheFreeAgent

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Re: brunsnick, other big b guys i need your help...
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2009, 07:34:08 AM »
There is two different kind of sidewinders so it might help if you know what one it is?
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stopncrank

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Re: brunsnick, other big b guys i need your help...
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2009, 07:54:10 AM »
i didnt know that, so how would i know which one i have? amd whats the difference?
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J_Mac

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Re: brunsnick, other big b guys i need your help...
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2009, 07:59:57 AM »
Particle -

http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x16/madcelt2000/IMG_0635.jpg
http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x16/madcelt2000/IMG_0536.jpg

Reactive -

http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x16/madcelt2000/IMG_0622.jpg
http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x16/madcelt2000/IMG_0621.jpg
http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x16/madcelt2000/IMG_0620.jpg

FWIW - A former Brunswick rep told me that the reactive version of the Sidewinder would basically equate to a Monster Bruiser.  Core numbers and characteristics are quite similar. Some might say a rollier Rampage...


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stopncrank

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Re: brunsnick, other big b guys i need your help...
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2009, 08:27:15 AM »
definitely the particle, and i think the pin is black, but i may be wrong. the ball i have has alot of white coloring, more than both in the pics you posted.
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Dave_in_Rio_Rancho

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Re: brunsnick, other big b guys i need your help...
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2009, 10:23:19 AM »
From personal experience I would say that with the weight/flare hole that high, flare will likely be reduced quite a bit - I wonder what the ball had for top weight before drilling.

stopncrank

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Re: brunsnick, other big b guys i need your help...
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2009, 10:28:44 AM »
not sure dave but i can find out. that could be a good thing though with my rev rate, maybe it would reduce the early burn somewhat.
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Re: brunsnick, other big b guys i need your help...
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2009, 11:56:37 AM »

My opinion is that you could use that layout if it's really anywhere close to 4" pin to PAP.




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