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Smash/r is a Smash!!
« on: June 17, 2003, 06:16:44 PM »
Not ready to review yet, but extremely impressed so far.

One of the Greatest balls for me ever was a Crimson Red Sledgehammer from faball drilled hook set 3 3/8 X 1 with a pap hole.  Even smooth and big hitting on fresh backends.

I've always wanted to find a ball just like it but get just a touch more pop out of it in the back.

Drilled slightly flippier the Smash/r fits the bill.  Drilled 4 X 4 weighthole on the Pap.(weighthole is angled 1/2 inch away from grip)  One never sees it but it looks like it is only arcing(lots of midlane) until there is a little flip pop at the back(almost imperceptable) and then a big smash!  Even works on some carrydown!

It is even cleaner thru the heads.  

I've tried a ton of balls to get this reaction (see my number of reviews).

The closest I see is the Vortex II's both solid and pearl.  The solid is earlier than the smash/r and a little flippier the pearl revs up harder and then flips very hard.

For some reason even though this ball is closer to the V2 solid it is almost something I could carry and cover both of their slots and also the Sledge unless the backs are very jumpy!!!

That seriously reduces the number of balls I would have to carry.



PS I like this ball so much better than the Red Fuze I can't believe it took me this long to use it.  I could see getting the Frenzy too!  For a cleaner head look!
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Re: Smash/r is a Smash!!
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2003, 11:25:12 PM »
i had a monster smashR and i loved it. when the swamp monster was too aggressive and the monster screamR didn't turn the corner the monster smashR was a great ball to go to.


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Re: Smash/r is a Smash!!
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2003, 12:52:45 PM »
I LOVE my Smash/R. However, just make sure you keep it really clean. It is an oil sponge, and loves to soak it up.
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Re: Smash/r is a Smash!!
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2003, 01:50:29 PM »
I did the exact same thing you may do.  Bought the Smash/R, and after a 300 game with it, got the Frenzy, kept it shiny, and gives me a tamer reaction on drier conditions.  Works great.