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2handedrook12

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Arsenal Additions?
« on: January 20, 2018, 10:47:47 AM »
Approximate specs: 19 mph off hand, 570 rpm (rev dominant), tilt around 2-3 degrees, rotation usually around 50 degrees (can change it when needed).
Current main arsenal: Boost (1k-2k), Torrent (2k-3k), Mission (2k-1k polished), Wipe Out (4k-2k polished), Purple Pearl Urethane. I can explain a bit of my arsenal if needed. Adding a Lit above the Boost (for total shape and hook) and a Hy-Road under the Torrent and Mission replacement. I saw some comments about the Phenom Pearl not matching up as well as the Affinity for most people, but I don't know if it's strong enough in the midlane. I want a ball just as strong as the Torrent for this role, just a different shape.

I would also like 2 other ball recommendations as I will be looking to round out the arsenal as needed (shape wise). I bowl on sport more than house, so this isn't really about standing left throw right. I have my eye on a Turbo R as a Ride replacement (had it a few years ago as my short pin to PAP ball). Besides that and an replacing the Mission, open to thoughts.
Main Rotation: Verdict, Torrent, Mission, Teal Rhino
Up next: HC Fused, Match Up Black#2, Torrent#2, Respect#2, Eon
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Re: Arsenal Additions?
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2018, 12:34:12 PM »
Approximate specs: 19 mph off hand, 570 rpm (rev dominant), tilt around 2-3 degrees, rotation usually around 50 degrees (can change it when needed).
Current main arsenal: Boost (1k-2k), Torrent (2k-3k), Mission (2k-1k polished), Wipe Out (4k-2k polished), Purple Pearl Urethane. I can explain a bit of my arsenal if needed. Adding a Lit above the Boost (for total shape and hook) and a Hy-Road under the Torrent and Mission replacement. I saw some comments about the Phenom Pearl not matching up as well as the Affinity for most people, but I don't know if it's strong enough in the midlane. I want a ball just as strong as the Torrent for this role, just a different shape.

I would also like 2 other ball recommendations as I will be looking to round out the arsenal as needed (shape wise). I bowl on sport more than house, so this isn't really about standing left throw right. I have my eye on a Turbo R as a Ride replacement (had it a few years ago as my short pin to PAP ball). Besides that and an replacing the Mission, open to thoughts.

Not sure about two handers but if bowling on sport pattern especially in tournaments IQ Tour is usually recommended.  Have one and big knock on it is taps out many of us strokers but I imagine that is less of problem with those revs.  Cover stock is fairly strong (though weaker than Torrent) but diff is small so doesn't jump off the dry.  A great control ball.
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2handedrook12

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Re: Arsenal Additions?
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2018, 01:17:04 PM »
Approximate specs: 19 mph off hand, 570 rpm (rev dominant), tilt around 2-3 degrees, rotation usually around 50 degrees (can change it when needed).
Current main arsenal: Boost (1k-2k), Torrent (2k-3k), Mission (2k-1k polished), Wipe Out (4k-2k polished), Purple Pearl Urethane. I can explain a bit of my arsenal if needed. Adding a Lit above the Boost (for total shape and hook) and a Hy-Road under the Torrent and Mission replacement. I saw some comments about the Phenom Pearl not matching up as well as the Affinity for most people, but I don't know if it's strong enough in the midlane. I want a ball just as strong as the Torrent for this role, just a different shape.

I would also like 2 other ball recommendations as I will be looking to round out the arsenal as needed (shape wise). I bowl on sport more than house, so this isn't really about standing left throw right. I have my eye on a Turbo R as a Ride replacement (had it a few years ago as my short pin to PAP ball). Besides that and an replacing the Mission, open to thoughts.

Not sure about two handers but if bowling on sport pattern especially in tournaments IQ Tour is usually recommended.  Have one and big knock on it is taps out many of us strokers but I imagine that is less of problem with those revs.  Cover stock is fairly strong (though weaker than Torrent) but diff is small so doesn't jump off the dry.  A great control ball.
I've had one. It's not really a control ball for me, but that's a separate topic. Also meant to mention I'm looking more so in the WBI department.
Main Rotation: Verdict, Torrent, Mission, Teal Rhino
Up next: HC Fused, Match Up Black#2, Torrent#2, Respect#2, Eon
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Dave81644

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Re: Arsenal Additions?
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2018, 02:13:33 PM »
The GB3 would be a candidate for a medium/medium strong, controllable piece. The new Track Ultra Heat is supposed to be very good as well, medium to medium-weaker. The Affinity definitely needs some friction in order to be effective.