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thedjs

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Eruption replacement
« on: July 16, 2019, 05:01:11 PM »
My wife has an old blue Eruption that is in bad shape.  What ball in the Ebonite family would be good replacement? 

Thanks.


 

MrNattyBoh

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Re: Eruption replacement
« Reply #16 on: July 18, 2019, 10:48:41 AM »
I never said that. I said it would be a good replacement. Based off my experience with the web tour and the description of the Eruption pro on C300's website, "blend out wet/dry conditions on medium to light oil patterns." My web Tour does just that for me. Perhaps take the factory polish off the Eruptiuon and you probably have similar shape.....
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Steven

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Re: Eruption replacement
« Reply #17 on: July 18, 2019, 02:25:41 PM »
I never said that. I said it would be a good replacement. Based off my experience with the web tour and the description of the Eruption pro on C300's website, "blend out wet/dry conditions on medium to light oil patterns." My web Tour does just that for me. Perhaps take the factory polish off the Eruptiuon and you probably have similar shape.....

 
Given that you haven't thrown the Eruption Pro, I can see how the website descriptions would be misleading. Even taking off the factory finish of the Eruption Pro wouldn't make them similar. The Web Tour has a more aggressive cover under any circumstances.

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Re: Eruption replacement
« Reply #18 on: July 19, 2019, 12:36:36 PM »
Here is another possible recommendation -- Columbia Black Chaos. On the surface, it doesn't sound like a close match on paper. I found that the Black Chaos is more aggressive than the Eruption Pro, but not by much.


I switched to my Black Chaos last night in the third game burn, and the reaction reminded me a lot of the Eruption Pro. The two balls come with the same factory finish (500/1000 w/Powerhouse Factory finish), and for me have similar hook shapes.


I'm going to throw the 2 balls side-by-side this weekend to make sure I'm not blowing smoke.  ;)

TWOHAND834

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Re: Eruption replacement
« Reply #19 on: July 19, 2019, 09:22:49 PM »
Heat Lava would be my choice.  RG is pretty similar.  Diffs are similar.  Main difference is Heat Lava is a pearl and the Eruption Pro is a solid.  However, be willing to bet if you take the Lava to 3000 or 4000 with no polish you may get pretty close.
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Re: Eruption replacement
« Reply #20 on: July 19, 2019, 10:12:34 PM »
Everyone is over thinking this.  160 ave with slow ball speed means almost anything she throws is burning.   Tamest entry level ball you can find is going to be as good as Eruption was

thedjs

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Re: Eruption replacement
« Reply #21 on: July 20, 2019, 10:31:25 AM »
Everyone is over thinking this.  160 ave with slow ball speed means almost anything she throws is burning.   Tamest entry level ball you can find is going to be as good as Eruption was

That's more of what I was thinking.  My original thoughts were something like the blue Vibe or the Turbo/R.  Most of the other balls mentioned would, more than likely, be too strong.