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Urethane Gargoyle
« on: October 11, 2004, 07:13:29 AM »
Is this one weak or strong on drier lanes??  

I have seen a few Visionary balls but never thrown one myself.  The Crimson Ex. looked devastating on the backend.

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Re: Urethane Gargoyle
« Reply #16 on: October 12, 2004, 03:48:12 PM »
I have a SBG and it is a nice ball, but it isn't as mild as you might think. On really hooking conditions the SBG goes long and then really hooks a ton on the backend. Carry is very good, but sometimes I just can't get deep enough on the lane. I like it best when the heads are dry and some oil has carried down. I can play a bit straighter with the ball and pound the pocket all day. I actually find my Barbed Wire to be straighter than the SBG on most hooking conditions. The Barbed wire won't hit with carrydown where the SBG will. It all depends on what kind of dry we're talking about and how you roll the ball.


My apologies as I was merely referring to Louie's post that I quoted above.  That was just a part of information that stuck out in my mind, no means tended to dictate the reaction that everyone was getting.

Have any of you tried drilling the ball with the pin about 2 inches above the bridge, 4 3/4 to 5 1/2 inches from you axis and the CG set in the center of your grip??

If i'm not mistaken it looks like out of the three posts we have 2 layouts with somewhat of a strong stacked drill and another with an ARCH drill.

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Re: Urethane Gargoyle
« Reply #17 on: October 12, 2004, 05:12:59 PM »

No apology necessary. I was just making sure you understood where I was coming from. Sometimes one post gets so many varied responses that we have to chart them.

Mine is too new to change the drilling yet. Only used it a couple of times in practice and once in league. I'd modify the cover before I redrilled it, as a matter of procedure, for myself.

First, however, I want to try it on heavier oil than I have to date. (Heavier, not heavy). ALthough it's "only" a 4x5, the pin is very high for me, which should add some natural length.

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Re: Urethane Gargoyle
« Reply #18 on: October 14, 2004, 01:04:25 AM »
Mine has the pin over the bridge, and the CG about 1" negative, about a 4.75 x 5 for me.
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