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JamminJD

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bcw1969

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Re: How Many People Currently use or have used Visionary in the Past:
« Reply #16 on: March 22, 2016, 11:16:29 PM »
I currently own 3 midnight scorchers, great on tournament patterns with heavy oil
2 Purple Ice Executioners, my favorite ball of all time
a granite Gargoyle
a centaur AMB Particle -- my second go round with this one -- didn't match up well with the amb core --this one I put a 320 hook/set drilling on it, haven't gotten to use this one enough yet to see if this drilling is better for me
a Gladiator solid -- love this ball when I can use it
a Gladiator LE -- love this ball, gets much more use than the solid
a Scorcher NPT -- my second go round with one of these....with a high flare drilling on it I actually like this one.
a Green/blue centaur -- also my second go round with one of these. The first one I owned I absolutely hated -- picked up another one last year and put a 320 degree hook/set drill on it and now I like it
a crimson Executioner --- really like it when I can use it
a warlock dc -- not really sure about that one, but still have it
clear Amulet -- I should have kept that one--but I have a clear wolf now
an immortal solid -- never really matched up with the core -- no longer own it
Bronze centaur pearl -- never really matched up to that ball either -- no longer own it
Gladiator pearl -- hated it --- bought it used -- it was already drilled twice , once for a righty and once for a lefty, which might be the main reason that ball never rolled right or consistently-- no longer own it
Spartan -- never handled the conditions as I was led to believe it would -- tried multiple surfaces and redrilled it and didn't like it at all...no longer own it

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Walking E

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Re: How Many People Currently use or have used Visionary in the Past:
« Reply #17 on: March 23, 2016, 01:22:58 AM »
I would really like to try Visionary but for a variety of reasons I haven't yet (though, it's not because they are a small company). The Ravens look great to me, as does the Samurai and a few other pieces. I don't think anybody in my leagues throws Visionary balls so I haven't been able to watch them roll firsthand. One of these days...
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Re: How Many People Currently use or have used Visionary in the Past:
« Reply #18 on: March 23, 2016, 11:54:08 AM »
I STILL HAVE A CLASSIC IN THE ROTATION, AND A GLADIATOR PEARL ON THE SHELF.

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Re: How Many People Currently use or have used Visionary in the Past:
« Reply #19 on: March 23, 2016, 11:54:33 AM »
As many know, I have used Visionary since their inception.  I have used every VBP ball since then except for some of the z-spinners.  I had some issues with the z-spinner balls which has been beat to death and I won't go into.

I currently use a 2016 Warlock Hybrid XV (medium to medium-heavy) and an old 2006 Blue/Green Centaur (light). 

I have many 15 and 16 lb. older VBP stored away as keepsakes that I shot many honor scores with.  All the great balls from the past Warlocks, Gargoyles, Executioners, Ogre.

I can't wait til next fall when the Ogre line is replaced hopefully.  I also see a Raven Invasion in my future to bad my bowling season will be ending shortly otherwise I'd try more. 

I have never has a VBP ball crack and they are all long lasting.  Great customer service from some of the best folks in the industry. I see good things for VBP in the future.

   




 
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Re: How Many People Currently use or have used Visionary in the Past:
« Reply #20 on: March 23, 2016, 12:41:38 PM »
As many know, I have used Visionary since their inception.  I have used every VBP ball since then except for some of the z-spinners.  I had some issues with the z-spinner balls which has been beat to death and I won't go into.

I currently use a 2016 Warlock Hybrid XV (medium to medium-heavy) and an old 2006 Blue/Green Centaur (light). 

I have many 15 and 16 lb. older VBP stored away as keepsakes that I shot many honor scores with.  All the great balls from the past Warlocks, Gargoyles, Executioners, Ogre.

I can't wait til next fall when the Ogre line is replaced hopefully.  I also see a Raven Invasion in my future to bad my bowling season will be ending shortly otherwise I'd try more. 

I have never has a VBP ball crack and they are all long lasting.  Great customer service from some of the best folks in the industry. I see good things for VBP in the future.

   




 
I was wondering when you would come to the party! Great to have you post and hope you can post a lot more in the future, you have the most wealth of knowledge about Visionary and the bowling balls.

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Re: How Many People Currently use or have used Visionary in the Past:
« Reply #21 on: March 23, 2016, 10:23:23 PM »
 Started rolling Visionary in 1997. Orange Warlock, high series this ball 782 (still have). Currently have Warlock XV and XV pearl, Violet Gargoyle, Frankie May Gryphon, & urethane Ogre . Had AMB Centaur, Green Gargoyle. Visionary is a great company to work with. They have a great quality rating(IMO). Check out their website.  I am a Lefty, average 185-195, tweener style.

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Re: How Many People Currently use or have used Visionary in the Past:
« Reply #22 on: March 24, 2016, 12:30:00 PM »
Recently plugged and drilled a Raven Invasion for myself. First VBP for myself. With my specs, it works great with dryer conditions. Would love to try another for more oil. Any suggestions?

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Re: How Many People Currently use or have used Visionary in the Past:
« Reply #23 on: March 24, 2016, 12:56:11 PM »
had a slate blue gargoyle, blue sparkle gryphon and a G3.  all good bowling balls, just moved on to difference companies.

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Re: How Many People Currently use or have used Visionary in the Past:
« Reply #24 on: March 24, 2016, 01:11:33 PM »
Invasion is the pearl version of the Raven Attack. Attack has a solid cover, so by nature, it will handle more oil. VBP covers are very easy to work with, so you could try it at factory surface and adjust as you see fit.

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Re: How Many People Currently use or have used Visionary in the Past:
« Reply #25 on: March 24, 2016, 01:22:41 PM »
I used to throw Visionary stuff primarily back in 2002 and 2003.  Had all of the Gargolyes (Which included the clear spare ball with the Gargoyle in it that I still have), and the Gryphons.  By far, the best of that bunch for me was the Blue Sparkle Gryphon.  I loved that ball and could work it on multiple types of lane conditions.  Wish I had never gotten rid of it.
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JamminJD

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Re: How Many People Currently use or have used Visionary in the Past:
« Reply #26 on: March 25, 2016, 08:41:42 AM »
It good to see that people really like their VBP and still have a open mind about them.

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Re: How Many People Currently use or have used Visionary in the Past:
« Reply #27 on: March 25, 2016, 08:53:34 AM »
Just received another Warlock XV pearl (sitting by me) and will be ordering a new Raven and Invasion within the next week.

Wish VBP had more users, but by the same token, the little company can stay responsive to customers. Wish nothing but the best for the Wonders! I will continue to use VBP for as long as I can see.

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Re: How Many People Currently use or have used Visionary in the Past:
« Reply #28 on: March 25, 2016, 11:16:22 AM »
 I currently am throwing a blue/green centaur. I got rid of the one I had, and regretted it so much, that I have spent the last year keeping my feelers out for another. Got lucky, and walked into the shop a couple of weeks ago, only to find a fully plugged and in pristine condition one on the for sale rack.  It now resides at my house, as I honestly consider this one of those "must have" balls for my game. Will NOT be gatting rid of this one.

 I was a BIG fan of Visionary. I found out they were the people that had originally been the Faball creators, and I LOVED the old Hammers back in the urethane era, so I gave them a try.  They were impressive and really fit my game well, so I had actually gotten to the point where they were the only ball I would throw.

 I have had:

 Blue/Green Centaur----3
 Green Gargoyle---------3
 Granite Gargoyle--------2
 Immortal Pearl----------1
 Charcoal Executioner---3
 Blue Sparkle Gryphon--2
 Burgundy Gryphon------1
 Warlock DC Tour--------1
 Red Sorceror------------1
 "Blurple" Ogre-----------1
 Orange/Black Ogre------1
 FM Gryphon--------------1

 
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Re: How Many People Currently use or have used Visionary in the Past:
« Reply #29 on: March 25, 2016, 06:15:17 PM »
Wowzers, I agree a hundred percent. Visionary will be in my bag as long as I bowl!!!!!!!!

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Re: How Many People Currently use or have used Visionary in the Past:
« Reply #30 on: March 26, 2016, 06:06:09 PM »
I had a couple different Visionary balls in my bag from 2007 until a year or two ago.  The main reason I don't use Visionary anymore, is that I am forced to use an online pro shop atm, and they don't carry Visionary balls.  I used to buy the ball directly from VBP and take them to the local shop, and that's no longer possible.  I would love to try the new Warlock, and I always loved the Ogre core so the Raven would be something I would like to try.
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