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bowler851

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Scribing vs. Yellow pencil
« on: September 23, 2015, 02:38:43 PM »
Why do certain pro shops scribe the ball and leave permanent marks instead of just using yellow pencil. Just had an internet company drill a couple balls for me and was disappointed with this. 
« Last Edit: September 23, 2015, 09:10:45 PM by bowler851 »

 

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Re: Scribing vs. Yellow pencil
« Reply #91 on: September 29, 2015, 08:28:46 PM »
Xrayjay do not come on here talking food……. Now I'm hungry thinking about surf and turf. That's just wrong
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Re: Scribing vs. Yellow pencil
« Reply #92 on: September 29, 2015, 08:47:10 PM »
Let's hope you guys don't drill if you're not concerned abt a customers feel and/or opinion since they're the ones paying you..tighten those shorts

That's why I had a hard time finding a shop when I moved here. When I worked in the culinary field, I was picky about my knives and my knife skills. If I couldn't cut a 5 oz tenderloin exactly!!! then I'm cheating the customer and/or hitting my food cost. After years of handling knives and being picky about how it "felt" on my hand, I could cut a 4 to 16oz meat/fish exactly without using a scale. (I was under the wing of a grandmaster chef and he don't mess around).

So, you drillers should hit your lines exactly too!!! It's not impossible, mistakes do happen, but if you're not taking pride at hitting lines, or listening to the customer.....see ya!

4 to 16 oz? Dang, I think even I could hit a hole that large. ;-)
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Re: Scribing vs. Yellow pencil
« Reply #93 on: September 29, 2015, 08:50:08 PM »
Xrayjay do not come on here talking food……. Now I'm hungry thinking about surf and turf. That's just wrong

What, Surf and turf?? how bout some real food! Made paella with shrimp, bass, chorizo sausage, and pork bellies.
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Re: Scribing vs. Yellow pencil
« Reply #94 on: September 29, 2015, 08:55:30 PM »
Milo, we competed in the kitchen when cutting meats to exact weight and Julian cuts to size too.... Maybe drillers should have competition too lol
Does a round object have sides? I say yes, pizza has triangles..

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Re: Scribing vs. Yellow pencil
« Reply #95 on: September 29, 2015, 08:58:21 PM »
…… you can't  add a physics term to a bowling term and expect it to mean something.

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Re: Scribing vs. Yellow pencil
« Reply #96 on: September 30, 2015, 08:13:37 AM »
Let's hope you guys don't drill if you're not concerned abt a customers feel and/or opinion since they're the ones paying you..tighten those shorts

Feel is my absolute paramount objective when I drill. But there is also the real world of a bowlers hand changing from day to day, and even from hour to hour. That's why there is bowlers tape.
It has happened all too often when a bowler brings in a ball and they say it's 1/32 or a 1/64 off, the drilling is either way too stretched, or way too short, or pitches are off for what the customers hand says it should be, and they notice that minuscule of a difference.
Bottom line, if the span and pitches are CORRECT, a 1/32 or 1/64 would not be noticeable, period. It's about finding that sweet spot for the customer.
And here's the issue. It's not that when I drill the ball that I make a mistake, but it's when the bowler is out of town at a big tourney, or nationals, something of that nature, and they get a ball drilled that may  miss a slight bit. If I did my job correctly from the get go, and I have the proper span and pitches, then the bowler won't be affected by a 1/64 or 1/32.


...And if you think a 1/64 or a 1/32 should matter, I hope all of your customers change their inserts about every 20 games, so they have that same span never change. Just sayin
« Last Edit: September 30, 2015, 08:23:34 AM by tommygn »
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