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Featured Bowling Ball Articles
A Guide to Managing Ball Surface
Techniques, general guidelines, and real-world applications
A few years ago, I wrote Bowling Ball Surface Management, where I covered some basic rules and techniques for adjusting ball surface. This time around, in keeping with my recent series of adjustment-focused articles, I wanted to dig a little...
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...
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