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Layout Opinions
« on: October 12, 2018, 09:31:13 AM »
It's opinion time!  What layout do you like to put in your heavy oil ball and why?

I'm recently returning to bowling from a bit of a break, and I'm rebuilding an arsenal.  I'm sorely tempted to put my favorite control layout (60*x2x50*) in an Idol as my top end ball (for now).  My only concern is that a lower flare layout might waste some of the potential of the ball.  Thoughts?

In case it matters, I'm 16 mph downlane and decently high rev rate from being two-handed.


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Re: Layout Opinions
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2018, 10:30:04 AM »
Heavy oil assym, I'm going with 50*5*30 and some surface.
Heavy oil symmetrical, either 4*20 or 5*65.

Remember, surface is key to get it to slow down enough. I'm looking to put a Sumo SE with the 4*20 and 2000 and the Contiuum 50*5*30 oob.
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Re: Layout Opinions
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2018, 10:33:07 AM »
You should also consider length in the discussion.  You will get a total different suggestion for heavy oil for 35 feet versus heavy oil for 45 feet.