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Stormroto22

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Thinking of switching companies, need ideas on a new arsenal
« on: October 06, 2015, 06:28:51 PM »
Hey guys, I'm currently using some storm and roto grip equipment and have been interested in brunswick for a while. Wondering what you guys think would be a good league arsenal and maybe some tournaments as well? Currently I have a storm rocket, iq tour solid, ride, and a roto grip hysteria. What do you guys think would be good for brunswick? I don't have my exact parameters, but my rev rate is higher than average, my ball speed is 16.5, right handed. Thanks in advance!

 

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Re: Thinking of switching companies, need ideas on a new arsenal
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2015, 06:35:51 PM »
Nirvana heavier oil/long patterns
Mastermind Einstein med/med-heavy
Brute Strength or Melee Jab
Soul medium oil
Strike King lighter oil/short patterns
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Re: Thinking of switching companies, need ideas on a new arsenal
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2015, 06:37:37 PM »
Strike King,  LT48 or Melee Jab,  Brute Strength as a starter. Then one of the HP balls if needed.

These listed above will cover a good variety or league and tournament conditions you face. Surface, adjustments as needed.
…… you can't  add a physics term to a bowling term and expect it to mean something.

Stormroto22

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Re: Thinking of switching companies, need ideas on a new arsenal
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2015, 07:20:43 PM »
Thanks for the quick replies! What if I said dv8 is an option as well. I know dv8 and brunswick are the same essentially

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Re: Thinking of switching companies, need ideas on a new arsenal
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2015, 07:23:35 PM »
Vandal, Diva Divine or Rude Dude Outcast.

If you need something for heavier volume you could go Thug Unruly or Thug Corrupt
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Re: Thinking of switching companies, need ideas on a new arsenal
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2015, 08:08:46 PM »
Can't go wrong hitting up buddies pro shop clearance.... Always got excellent prices...
In the bag [MBT, '15 Respect, Teal HB, WH Badger, Boost, Boo-Yah]
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Coming soon.... Volatility, HB Revival, AD Pearl

Brickguy221

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Re: Thinking of switching companies, need ideas on a new arsenal
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2015, 08:28:51 PM »
Can't go wrong switching to Motiv. I have been happy with their products for a longer period of time than I ever have been with any other company plus their customer service is a step above the other companies. Almost always same day answers when you Email a question.

When compared to for example Brunswick ... I had a question a while back. I Emailed it. Received an answer 2 days later. I had a second question regarding their response on my first question and now over a month later I still haven't heard back from them.  Typical of my experience with them prior to my switching to Motiv.

At the same time I Emailed my question to Brunswick, I also sent a similar question to both Storm and Ebonite and have yet to hear a peep out of them to this day.
« Last Edit: October 06, 2015, 08:30:36 PM by Brickguy221 »
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Re: Thinking of switching companies, need ideas on a new arsenal
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2015, 10:07:29 PM »
If only there was a phone system in place where you could call and ask a real person…….. Technology willing
…… you can't  add a physics term to a bowling term and expect it to mean something.

Brickguy221

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Re: Thinking of switching companies, need ideas on a new arsenal
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2015, 10:42:43 PM »
If only there was a phone system in place where you could call and ask a real person…….. Technology willing

When you are hearing impaired like I am,   :(   no phone system would benefit me.
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Re: Thinking of switching companies, need ideas on a new arsenal
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2015, 11:16:58 PM »
I think you'd be impressed with what Motiv has to offer.  They actually had involvement in designing cores for Brunswick back in the day as Tech-Line Products.  The good things about the brand are the overall development of the line.  There really isn't any overlap and I've noticed that the balls are versatile for virtually any style.  The covers also hold up very well and can be used much longer before having to do any type of extraction.

Above all though, the service is very tough to beat.  Very often with the forum on Motiv's site and also on Facebook, their tour rep Brett Spangler is on there pretty often to answer questions.  That is at https://www.facebook.com/MOTIVBowling?fref=ts
« Last Edit: October 06, 2015, 11:24:12 PM by tommyboy74 »
Current Ball Arsenal
Heavy:
Roto Grip No Rules
Roto Grip No Rules Pearl Extreme

Med-Heavy:
MOTIV Forge Fire
MOTIV Covert Revolt

Medium:
MOTIV Sigma Sting

Medium-Light
MOTIV Tribal Fire
Roto Grip Nomad Dagger

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Re: Thinking of switching companies, need ideas on a new arsenal
« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2015, 11:38:41 PM »
If you're interested in Brunswick products, the 2 balls to really look at are the Nirvana and Melee Jab. Jumping on over to DV8, the Vandal has been the go-to ball for a lot of people.

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Brickguy221

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Re: Thinking of switching companies, need ideas on a new arsenal
« Reply #11 on: October 06, 2015, 11:43:20 PM »
If you're interested in Brunswick products, the 2 balls to really look at are the Nirvana and Melee Jab. Jumping on over to DV8, the Vandal has been the go-to ball for a lot of people.



Nick, how do you explain the Brunswick service per my post #6 above?
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Re: Thinking of switching companies, need ideas on a new arsenal
« Reply #12 on: October 06, 2015, 11:54:47 PM »
I'd be glad to help you with Brunswick questions. Not sure why you weren't responded to, but obviously you're upset enough over it to suggest a competitors product on a Brunswick forum. Feel free to PM as I have always helped you personally in the past.
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Re: Thinking of switching companies, need ideas on a new arsenal
« Reply #13 on: October 07, 2015, 02:17:50 AM »
I have always enjoyed immediate responses from Nick and other staffers here, so My customer service has been different.

As for balls, I agree on the Melee Jab. Perfect ball to open up the lanes with after they start to break down. The LT-48 is an amazing piece and a step down from the Jab.

As for something above the Jab, I have the Melee Cross which is a great benchmark control piece. A real sleeper and classic old school look. Not a big hook ball though. Buddie's did have them cheap.

 I can't speak to anything else in the new line-up except the Gold Rhino Pro. I seem to be the only guy who doesn't like mine.

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Re: Thinking of switching companies, need ideas on a new arsenal
« Reply #14 on: October 07, 2015, 06:05:38 AM »
Nirvana is looking amazing. Einstein is a winner also. The LT-48 and Strike king are proven performers. Melee Jab, is popular and most everybody seems to like.
Personally if I were putting the money down:
Einstein
Melee Jab
LT-48