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bgh

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Saturn - Layout
« on: April 06, 2006, 03:16:55 AM »
First off, I've got a Saturn drilled 5X2, I've had it for about a month, tested it in practice, put it into league and pot game THS use, love it, shooting very good numbers with it. I like this ball so much I'm going to drill up another one. It is highly versatile, coverstock tweakable,  an all around great ball!

My question:  Anyone as of yet drilled this ball with both the pin and cg closer to the PAP?  thinking 2X2 or 2X1.  I know this ball is fairly new, and though many have drilled one, most of the drilling that I've seen seem to be more of the conventional drillings (4X4, 5X4, 4X5, etc).  Just trying to think tank the layout with the BR community. Have been very pleased with past posting reply results. Thanks for the help.

Thinking of shinning up with delay polish, my first one, 5X2 for medium light and leaving a 2X2(or 2x1) abraloned (1000 or 2000) with no polish or light, light polish for medium oil.  Exhibit A= will go moderately long and nice controled arc; and speculation on layout  Exhibit B= early roll (short length) and more slight arc. Any suggestions, actual experience, or counter speculations, or even general Saturn lovefest comments; welcome.  (please feel free to check out my profile for style details)(added: I have a Storm HR Hybrid, 2.5X3.5 polished, that I use for an over/under shot, didn't want to double up on this drilling, Hybrid can be dulled for earlier hook, similar ball, smaller weight block and not as aggressive coverstock as the Saturn = different reaction not as good as of a mid lane read as the Saturn)
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Edited on 4/6/2006 4:51 PM

 

Next Level PS

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Re: Saturn - Layout
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2006, 11:30:21 AM »
i have drilled about 20 of them in the shop most of them have 3-4 1/2" layouts. with the low diff the stronger layouts still doesn't read the fronts early and this is with bowlers having 375-500 revs rates. this layout will be some what stronger than your 5x2 but over all give you will have a different look on the lane.

the Saturn is one best values on the market, the stronger cover is what makes this ball a treat, at around $110-$130 this ball is staight player, power player and bowlers who has low tilt and low axis rotation dream.
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Jeffrevs

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Re: Saturn - Layout
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2006, 11:51:52 AM »
Roger has always said not to drill the entry level stuff too weak. I'm not sure how 'in-love' you'll be w/ a 2x2 or so,....but,....I think you might like more of a label type drill....... say 2x5 ?
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bgh

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Re: Saturn - Layout
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2006, 12:18:45 PM »
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Roger has always said not to drill the entry level stuff too weak. I'm not sure how 'in-love' you'll be w/ a 2x2 or so,....but,....I think you might like more of a label type drill....... say 2x5 ?


Jeff,

I was thinking in the back of my mind the same thing, maybe kicking the cg to close to the pap with this particular ball might be a mistake with less than optimal results.  Beginning to warm up to the idea of a 2X4 or 2X3.5, 1X3;  appreciate the comment and idea.  

I do have a Storm HR Hybrid that is 2.5X3.5, polished that I really like for an over/under shot condition.  Didn't want to get to close to the same look at the lane reaction, because I can dull that baby (sorry I didn't mention that).
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Re: Saturn - Layout
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2006, 12:21:16 PM »
I went 6x4 with mine, and I absolutely love it.  Long and clean off the spot, allowing me to stay square when the heads start to go a little.  Great ball.
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