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thedjs

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what would you recommend as a new ball?
« on: June 19, 2023, 06:56:15 PM »
Looking for a pearl or maybe a hybrid to handle medium to light conditions.  Would like a ball that has a strong back end but not a hockey stick reaction.  Need something a little stronger than a Hammer Raw.  Brand does not matter,however,I don't want anything from Storm with a 4K Fast finish.  Any suggestions would be appreciated.

 

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Re: what would you recommend as a new ball?
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2023, 07:27:13 PM »
Well the IQ Ruby has the reactagloss not the 4kfast.

That pretty much sums up your described ball motion need, something like a renevant or phaze 5 would probably work too.

A track kinetic would be great if you can find a clearance one. Melees always work for this too.

Personally I have IQ Ruby, renevant, wolverine all fitting this lower mid polished pearl spot in the bag.
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Re: what would you recommend as a new ball?
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2023, 12:47:00 PM »
Looking for a pearl or maybe a hybrid to handle medium to light conditions.  Would like a ball that has a strong back end but not a hockey stick reaction.  Need something a little stronger than a Hammer Raw.  Brand does not matter,however,I don't want anything from Storm with a 4K Fast finish.  Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Get the new Cuda Pearl coming out next month.  Have a feeling that is going to be a popular choice among the masses and I am for sure grabbing one.  But, the thing is, if you say brand doesnt matter then you could get 25 different opinions and only complicate your decision.  Really the best thing to do, is go to your PSO with what you have and let him know what you are wanting.  At the end of the day; he can physically see what you have, how it is laid out, and see you throw shots down the lane to really narrow down the choices and make the decision process easier.  It would be one thing if you narrowed down the ball company(ies) you want to target.  But saying you dont matter what company to use; it could get flooded with many different choices. 
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Re: what would you recommend as a new ball?
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2023, 04:28:51 PM »
Well the IQ Ruby has the reactagloss not the 4kfast.

That pretty much sums up your described ball motion need, something like a renevant or phaze 5 would probably work too.

A track kinetic would be great if you can find a clearance one. Melees always work for this too.

Personally I have IQ Ruby, renevant, wolverine all fitting this lower mid polished pearl spot in the bag.

This about covers it.

IQ Ruby or Revenant would be my suggestions from the Storm/RG/900G side right now for that spot.

Track Kinetic Cobalt is an easy recommend for that spot too. If I was throwing Big B stuff, I'd 100% have one in that same spot. New Radioactive Vibe would also fit above the Raw
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Re: what would you recommend as a new ball?
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2023, 07:33:58 PM »
I like my Sneak Attack and feel like it fits the description. They just put out a solid version for a little more oil and I'll probably get that and then the Purple Reactive for more than that.
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Re: what would you recommend as a new ball?
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2023, 08:34:33 PM »
Tundra Fire or Scorpion Sting would be two good options more than a Raw without going overboard. Besides, they'd be closer than anything out of the Utah stable because of the difference in tendencies of the covers.

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Re: what would you recommend as a new ball?
« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2023, 03:28:41 PM »
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Re: what would you recommend as a new ball?
« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2023, 07:04:02 PM »
Thanks to everyone who replied.  All this will help a lot in choosing something.

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Re: what would you recommend as a new ball?
« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2023, 08:03:56 PM »
Well the IQ Ruby has the reactagloss not the 4kfast.

That pretty much sums up your described ball motion need, something like a renevant or phaze 5 would probably work too.

A track kinetic would be great if you can find a clearance one. Melees always work for this too.

Personally I have IQ Ruby, renevant, wolverine all fitting this lower mid polished pearl spot in the bag.

This about covers it.

IQ Ruby or Revenant would be my suggestions from the Storm/RG/900G side right now for that spot.

Track Kinetic Cobalt is an easy recommend for that spot too. If I was throwing Big B stuff, I'd 100% have one in that same spot. New Radioactive Vibe would also fit above the Raw

Cobalt tho? Isn't it sanded? I think hed want more length, I was thinking hunt down a black ice, platinum or try that sensor they have out ..it's suppose to be kinetic like. Really like the kinetic line even though I throw storm. Great for the money, had the original kinetic pearl (purple and black) hard to beat that motion!!!! Seems to always be able to be in play, some way some how!
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Re: what would you recommend as a new ball?
« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2023, 04:31:11 PM »
I know you said no 4 K fast finish,.but the 900 Global dark moss would be a great addition.  They are on sale for $109.99 at Gephardt bowling. I throw 14 lbs.and mine has a strong backend, but not a hockey stick reaction. I took mine to 3K and put some of the CTD hand polish on it. It is an overlooked option in my opinion. At that price you can't go wrong.