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fishbowler

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sonicx question
« on: February 04, 2004, 10:23:18 PM »
just got a used one sonicx pearl

how much oil can this handle or is it only for fried stuff?

also, is this ball flippy or arc?

overall opinons on this ball are welcomed.  thanks

 

Krumpy300

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Re: sonicx question
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2004, 01:32:33 PM »
It can handle a bit of oil. Mine tends to arc more than flip. I wouldn't say it's a ball that works well on burnt conditions, it will make it's move too early.

charlest

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Re: sonicx question
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2004, 08:04:00 PM »
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I believe the Sonic X Pearl was meant for the dry side of medium, and the Sonic X Solid for drier shots.  

This of course depends upon your release and speed.
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Bob,

Be clearer, please. Are you saying the Sonic-X pearl can handle more oil than the Sonic-X solid? I just gave my Sonic-X solid away because it can't handle medium-light, no less dry lanes. Medium to medium-light, yes; but I have more appropriate balls for those conditions.
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Re: sonicx question
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2004, 06:05:15 AM »
Bob,

No problem. Everyone's experience is valid, as long as it described in detail; so we can make good use of it.

I am seeing that the Sonic-X line is not for dry lanes at all, unless you have very few revs or very high ball speed or a little of both. For the vast majority, they are (very) good medium-light to medium oil balls. This is unusual in light of their very high RG factor. In this way they seem to be a lot like Brunswick's Power Groove series. The PG reactive, the solid particle and the pearl particle are all surprisingly strong balls, and yet they have very high RG ratings, even higher than the Sonics, 2.7 vs 2.6.


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Edited on 2/6/2004 7:01 AM
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