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Featured Bowling Ball Articles
Choosing Your Bowling Ball Toolbox
Selecting equipment for tournaments
In June, I introduced the idea of building your bowling ball toolshed, equating bowling balls as the tools you use on the lanes. Like the tools in your toolshed, you don’t necessarily need every one of them for every job....
Building a Bowling Ball – Part 2
The bowling ball development process
That’s a great new ball you just bought, isn’t it? It sports a gorgeous combination of colors and a glistening, polished cover. But this ball isn’t just good-looking; it cuts through oil like it isn't even there and hits like...
Building a Bowling Ball – Part 1
Past and present
Much has already been written detailing the evolution of bowling ball weight block and coverstock design. While this article series touches on some of that evolution, the real intent here is to answer a question: what drives the development of...
Avoiding the Bowling Ball Graveyard
Cleaning tips for maintaining performance and curing "dead" ball syndrome
Bowling balls are expensive. When they aren't properly maintained, their performance can diminish quickly, due in part to the accumulation of oil, grease, and dirt in the coverstock. Maintaining the surface cleanliness of your bowling balls can help them preserve...
The Effect of Static Imbalance on Bowling Ball Performance
Living in a 3 ounce world
As many of you are likely already aware, the USBC recently announced that they will be implementing some new equipment specifications rule changes in the very near future that will affect how bowling balls can be drilled. You can read...
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