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CharlieBrown

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Vintage Inferno vs Gold Rhino, length?
« on: January 12, 2018, 06:05:22 AM »
All things being equal, which one is longer please?

When I had my Gold Rhino drilled, I was told that the ball would be long so I elected to have pin-down. However Ive found it to be shorter than expected (but fairly angular and very strong backend)

Id like my Infeno to be longer so should it be drilled pin-up? Or drill it the same as my Gold Rhino???

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Re: Vintage Inferno vs Gold Rhino, length?
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2018, 07:32:38 AM »
Looking at the specs of each ball and if they were drilled the same, the Inferno would have a little more length. Since you like the reaction of the Vintage Gold Rhino Pro with the pin down drilling, I would suggest going with a Pin Up drilling to give you that added length. Then you would have 2 balls that would compliment each other.
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Re: Vintage Inferno vs Gold Rhino, length?
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2018, 08:39:51 AM »
Brandon is on staff and probably knows more than I do but from what I've seen the Vintage inferno gets into a roll way quicker than the Gold Rhino. Just from what I've seen the inferno will hook sooner than the gold Rhino without major surface changes to both balls

CharlieBrown

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Re: Vintage Inferno vs Gold Rhino, length?
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2018, 09:27:56 AM »
Thanks both, sounds like pin-up is the way to go.

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Re: Vintage Inferno vs Gold Rhino, length?
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2018, 09:43:40 AM »
my vintage is pin up, rolls great on the fresh, I usually change from it during game 2, but game 3 I can use it again.

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Re: Vintage Inferno vs Gold Rhino, length?
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2018, 10:32:21 AM »
The Vintage is earlier than the Gold Rhino was for me.  The cover and core on the Rhino are weaker.  The pim up layout should give you  a more defined move at the breakpoint.
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Re: Vintage Inferno vs Gold Rhino, length?
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2018, 01:51:07 PM »

My experience is what Chris has said.  The Gold Rhino is longer and sharper, but the Vintage Inferno is a bit earlier and stronger overall.   The Inferno is not getting all the buzz that it should.  It is an excellent choice for what we bowl on 90% of the time. 
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Re: Vintage Inferno vs Gold Rhino, length?
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2018, 06:57:09 PM »

My experience is what Chris has said.  The Gold Rhino is longer and sharper, but the Vintage Inferno is a bit earlier and stronger overall.   The Inferno is not getting all the buzz that it should.  It is an excellent choice for what we bowl on 90% of the time. 


I know this is a little off topic but from your assessment the Vintage DZ would fit in between the Rhino and Inferno in terms of length and hook? 
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Re: Vintage Inferno vs Gold Rhino, length?
« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2018, 07:57:33 PM »
That is correct, the Vintage DZ would be right in the middle.  The Edge solid with a little smoother surface also rolls alot like the Vintage DZ.  For me the Magnitude 035 also fits in between the two.
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