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Rileybowler

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4k Fast
« on: July 22, 2022, 11:06:29 AM »
I ordered a Hyped pearl and originally they were 1500 polished surface and mine came with the 4k fast and understand now that Roto Grip and Storm have changed all 1500polished to 4k fast. I loved the 1500 polished and whenever they would start to lose the pop on the back end I would use Reacta Shine and that would do the trick. My question is with the 4k fast from what I understand they start at the lowest grit and move up to the next grit until they end up with the last 4000 grit, so when my back end starts to go now with this 4k fast will I just need to hit it with a 4000 pad or will I need to go lower. I know this does not have anything to do with this post but I cannot wrap my head around why they call it 4000fast when you have to go through 6 steps to get the end results.
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Re: 4k Fast
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2022, 12:18:06 PM »
I ordered a Hyped pearl and originally they were 1500 polished surface and mine came with the 4k fast and understand now that Roto Grip and Storm have changed all 1500polished to 4k fast. I loved the 1500 polished and whenever they would start to lose the pop on the back end I would use Reacta Shine and that would do the trick. My question is with the 4k fast from what I understand they start at the lowest grit and move up to the next grit until they end up with the last 4000 grit, so when my back end starts to go now with this 4k fast will I just need to hit it with a 4000 pad or will I need to go lower. I know this does not have anything to do with this post but I cannot wrap my head around why they call it 4000fast when you have to go through 6 steps to get the end results.

You can still take it to 1500 polished.  It just doesnt come from the factory that way anymore.  So if 1500 polished is what you "love"; then just go back to it. 
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Re: 4k Fast
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2023, 07:13:04 AM »
I think he's asking something a little different and something was curious about also. I recently did two balls 4K fast (well, one I did 3000 as the last step instead of 4000). After X number of games when the reaction starts to change, to get it back to 4K fast, can you just hit it with a 4000 pad, or do you need to go back through all the steps? Starting at 180 is time consuming and will eventually remove a fair amount of cover stock if it's done over and over.

I guess if you bowl a ton of games without touching the cover, I believe lane wear and tear will take a cover to about 800 grit. If that's the case, I assume you'd pretty much need to start the whole process again. But if you bowl 20-40 games and wanted to just touch up the cover, is just hitting the cover with a 4000 pad sufficient? Or would it be more accurate to do 2000/4000 or 1000/2000/4000, or?

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Re: 4k Fast
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2023, 08:26:54 AM »
In case anyone else cares, I wrote to Storm and they said for a touch up to use a 2000 pad with light pressure and a 4000 pad with firm pressure.

Rileybowler

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Re: 4k Fast
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2023, 09:44:46 AM »
In case anyone else cares, I wrote to Storm and they said for a touch up to use a 2000 pad with light pressure and a 4000 pad with firm pressure.
     Thanks for the info
Carl
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