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MJS73

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Motiv Nuclear Forge
« on: September 19, 2023, 02:36:29 PM »
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Re: Motiv Nuclear Forge
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2023, 02:38:24 PM »
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Re: Motiv Nuclear Forge
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2023, 01:02:05 PM »
Got a few games on mine this week, pretty impressed with how strong it is with the factory finish on it. Usually shiny stuff wiggles for me until there is a really defined spot, but this one didn't seem to be anywhere as sensitive. The EJ VIP Sigma has a bit of the same feeling to me, but it's just not as strong as the Nuclear Forge, but both covers get the balls to read a bit earlier than i'm used to out of the shiny pearls from Motiv.

Strength wise, i'm finding the Nuclear really close, and if not stronger than the Sky Raptor, and for me, a little more continuous, where the Sky Raptor gets forward quicker after it starts hooking. Both have their place.

It's harvest season so it'll be a bit before I can make time to film a video comparison, but so far i'm liking what i'm seeing.

Couple clips from a house pattern after league use:
https://www.youtube.com/shorts/_DPNhSdlUkk
« Last Edit: October 01, 2023, 01:03:43 PM by themagician »
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Re: Motiv Nuclear Forge
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2023, 08:13:37 AM »
Gotten some more games on the Nuke now and going to echo what I said above, this one, despite where Motiv places it on the ball chart, is stronger than the Sky Raptor. The Nuclear doesn't squirt quite as much and is a lot more continuous where the Sky Raptor stands up and gets more forward.

Leaving a lot more 9 pins with the Nuke than i'm used to, but that's alright, it's nice to have a tool in the bag to create more angle than you are used to.

Haven't had a good chance to get a filming session in, but should have some rain outs coming later this week (I farm on top of a day job) and hope to get a video done this week.
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Re: Motiv Nuclear Forge
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2023, 01:23:06 PM »
Tossed a video up on youtube, linked below. Started to the right and creeped in on a heavier house pattern, excited for others to get their hands on this one, it definitely sees the spot, and doesn't get forward as fast as the Sky Raptor, which to me allows it to be a little better suited when chasing the pattern in.

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