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vilecanards

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Odyssey surface grit....
« on: April 14, 2007, 11:49:08 AM »
I think I may have to agree with cnimsk about the OOB finish on the Odyssey. I have my own ball spinner and decided to "refresh" the surface on mine after 4 sessions of league play at two different houses. I took a barely used 2000 abralon pad, and the result was a definite sheen... a NOTICEABLE difference to the naked eye! Took it early to league last night, rolled a practice game and a half, and saw a HUGE difference in reaction on the lanes. Took it to the in-house pro-shop and had THEM spin it with 2000... still looked wrong... so I had them spin it with a 1000 pad. Eureka! Ball reacted the way it did before I messed with it(OOB finish). I think my technique on the ball-spinner may have contributed to the "sheen", as I turned the ball 5 times(covering six quadrants) which is probably better suited to a complete resurfacing of a ball as opposed to scuffing/refreshing the surface. Anybody else have similiar experience with this, or could perhaps school me on some ball-spinner techniques? Thanks.....
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Re: Odyssey surface grit....
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2007, 02:31:41 AM »
The sheet says 2000 Ab, but it's 1000. it's a typo.
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Re: Odyssey surface grit....
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2007, 08:55:34 AM »
would almost have to be, I've checke several and they all appear to be much less than 2000, 2000 gives of quite a sheen almost polished.
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Re: Odyssey surface grit....
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2007, 09:27:56 AM »
AT last! I'm not crazy....well....okay that's debateable but at least not on this issue!

Chuck :-)

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Re: Odyssey surface grit....
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2007, 11:58:12 AM »
I agree as well and posted about it a few days ago.  I went from OOB to 4000 and didn't care for either.  I'll try it at 2000 next...that should be the ticket.

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