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Agent vs Joy Ride
« on: December 03, 2015, 11:35:41 AM »
Based on todays oils, how much of a difference would I see from an Agent and a Joy Ride? They both use the same cover, but they have a much different core (2.47 .055 and 2.58 .021 respectively). I seem to have a great relationship with the Reactor cover. I had success with a Tropical Storm and Agent in the past. I also have a Ride, but I put a layout on it to use on short patterns. I missed out on the Tropical Breeze Solid and Tropical Heats. For my game, I find the reaction of this cover extremely versatile on nearly any condition I face. Nothing I have is too strong, but balls with this cover seem to match up well for me.
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Re: Agent vs Joy Ride
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2015, 11:53:25 AM »
I wouldn't worry about missing out on the Trop. Breeze solid. I had one in 15 lb. and recently gave it away, because I'm not using14s.

I do have a Ride and a TB Hybrid, both drilled identically, with the stock finish. They are definitely complementary, with the Ride hooking more and earlier and handling a notch more oil than the TB Hybrid. (The 15 TB solid was very, very similar to the TB hybrid. I used it anywhere from 3000 dull to light polish to a full heavy gloss polish. You're not missing much, if anything with the hybrid.)

I never used the Agent, but that core is much stronger, with a much lower RG and a much higher differential than the Ride. I'd estimate it was at least 1 1/2 to as much as 2 full steps stronger than the Ride.
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