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nu2

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Rapid Fire vs. Spit Fire
« on: January 09, 2008, 02:09:51 AM »
Hi all,

I am interested in getting my first Storm ball and was interested in the Spit Fire.  However, once I know the Rapid Fire is going to be released, I began to do research on both.  To me, it does seem like the biggest different is the "invert" of the core, which make me wonder on how it is going to affect the game play.

Thanks,

 

revTrex

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Re: Rapid Fire vs. Spit Fire
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2008, 10:16:33 AM »
The biggest difference is not the core, it's the solid coverstock versus the pearl coverstock.

The Rapid Fire should have similar roll characteristics with an earlier and slightly smoother backend motion, with, obviously, better oil-handling capability even at the OOB 1500-polished surface.

nu2

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Re: Rapid Fire vs. Spit Fire
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2008, 10:46:09 AM »
Correct me if I am wrong...

But from what I read, the Rapid Fire is having a 1500 Grit Polished surface, which is same as the Spit Fire (not Sure Fire).  I supposed there could be using different coverstock material, but I supposed they are both polished...

Again, corret me if I am wrong... =_=b

thundercat23

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Re: Rapid Fire vs. Spit Fire
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2008, 10:54:29 AM »
The Spit Fire uses the Reactor Pearl, while the Rapid Fire is going to be R2S solid.  Yes, both are 1500 polished, but two totally different covers, R2S is stronger than Reactor and one solid other pearl.

Hope this helps,
Jeff

nu2

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Re: Rapid Fire vs. Spit Fire
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2008, 02:56:41 PM »
So, there are no difference between the Twin-V core or the Inverted Twin-V core?

Reason I ask is I recall I heard there are some differences between the weight block is closer and farther from the fingers.

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Dan Belcher

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Re: Rapid Fire vs. Spit Fire
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2008, 05:42:53 PM »
The difference in the core is much smaller than the difference in coverstocks.  The inverted core is a little earlier rolling than the standard core.  However, the solid R2S coverstock is going to read much earlier than the pearl Reactor coverstock.