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xxZonexx

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Setting up new tournament arsenal
« on: May 30, 2008, 12:41:31 PM »
Im planning on a new arsenal for next year, how much over lap would this be

Dimension
Gravity Shift
Rapid fire
Rapid fire Prl
Spit fire
Street rod Prl
Spare ball

Im a medium track tweener with about 16mph speed and 300 revs. If there is any changes you would make to the list above please let me know. Thanks


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Monster Pike

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Re: Setting up new tournament arsenal
« Reply #16 on: May 31, 2008, 04:42:58 PM »
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hey chatnboy

bet you won't give me your address and say that
im like 6'4, i could take you


Please dude, really, who gives a flying turd how big you are?  You posted your sorry ace reply on a Storm equipment thread.  Go away.  I'm 5' 11" & I ain't scared of you either.
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Re: Setting up new tournament arsenal
« Reply #17 on: May 31, 2008, 09:44:00 PM »
I find that reaction SHAPE is so helpful for a tournament.  After a bunch of games with a ton of bowlers on the shot, I find myself moving super far left.  Then I get my weaker stuff and I can play the same area without much trouble at all.  A broad spectrum from heavy oil to bare wood helps me a ton.  From what I've seen, you definitely got a wonderful arsenal planned out (your game depending of course), and I wish you the best of luck!
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Re: Setting up new tournament arsenal
« Reply #18 on: May 31, 2008, 09:48:55 PM »
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hey chatnboy

bet you won't give me your address and say that
im like 6'4, i could take you
 


is this guy really tough talkin on a bowling forum? lol

chatnboy

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Re: Setting up new tournament arsenal
« Reply #19 on: May 31, 2008, 10:32:32 PM »
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hey chatnboy

bet you won't give me your address and say that
im like 6'4, i could take you
  it aint that serious....and i'm 6'00" so you would have a battle on your hands!!!but anyways....wasnt no disrespect it's just that you have a thing for storm balls eh????
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Re: Setting up new tournament arsenal
« Reply #20 on: June 01, 2008, 08:20:22 PM »
Usually people back up statements with facts if they are going to slam. It is a Storm forum, so why the negativity towards there product? If you are not a Storm fan, thats why there are forums for all of the manufacturers out there.

Zone, I think just a little more info is needed on what you are setting up this arsenal for. If you just bowl on a couple of house shot leagues, then I wouldn't recommend more than 3 and a spare. Anymore for house shots are just going to cause mass confusion. Now if you are setting up a true blue tourney shot arsenal, I think you will find what Greenfam wrote to be the very best way to do it.

I can give one piece of advice, the Street Rod solid is a great place to start. Very smooth, arcy piece. It is low diff, so drill it on the more flaring side of your sweet spot which should be close to 4-4.5". The diff is lower on this ball, so a shorter pin-to-pap will create a bit more flare and might even put this close to a great benchmark reaction to build around.

Tell us more about your arsenal plans and we can throw more feelings out about what a good tournament arsenal should consist of.
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Re: Setting up new tournament arsenal
« Reply #21 on: June 01, 2008, 11:55:20 PM »
Street Rod Pearl is stronger than you think. Personally I have a Tropical above my spare. (Don't check my profile, the ball list is old...have nearly all Storm and a few Rotos now)

Off the subject, I HATE the smell of the Gravity, but LOVE the reaction.
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xxZonexx

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Re: Setting up new tournament arsenal
« Reply #22 on: June 05, 2008, 10:02:33 PM »
How should I start laying out this stuff, I normally layout my own equiptment looking for some feed back on layout sugestions. This is what I have on order.

Dimension
Gravity
Rapid fire
Shift
Rapid fire prl
<--- ???
<--- ???
SPare

Still missing two spots, was looking at neptune from roto ?

My pap is 5" x 0
Speed is 16.50 Mph
I would say 300 revs


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Re: Setting up new tournament arsenal
« Reply #23 on: June 05, 2008, 10:15:37 PM »
If you are looking for something between the street rod pearl and your spare, a neptune drilled semi strong would fill that gap perfectly, or you could go with a pluto as well, just an idea though.
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xxZonexx

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Re: Setting up new tournament arsenal
« Reply #24 on: June 05, 2008, 10:21:43 PM »
Yeah i was looking at both neptune and pluto... I was looking at getting both and dropping the Street rod prl

I dont know how much diffrence in thoes two tho..

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golfnutFL

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Re: Setting up new tournament arsenal
« Reply #25 on: June 05, 2008, 11:18:18 PM »
I agree, a Neptune would fit there well...however a urethane ball would work better (IMHO), preferably a Slate Blue Gargoyle if you can find one.

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If you are looking for something between the street rod pearl and your spare, a neptune drilled semi strong would fill that gap perfectly, or you could go with a pluto as well, just an idea though.
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