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Featured Bowling Ball Articles
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...
LASER, Revisited – Part 4
E is for equipment
During this series of articles, we’ve been following the trials and travails of Barbara the Tournament Bowler, a fictional righthander who is battling her way through an eight-game tournament by using LASER to make adjustments. LASER, as you know, is...
A Look at the USBC’s Bowling Technology Study
Some thoughts on differential, balance holes, static imbalance, and coverstock oil absorption rate
About a month ago, the USBC published the results of a recent research project that examined bowling balls and their impact on the bowling environment. This project, which they are calling the Bowling Technology Study, primarily examined bowling ball RGs,...
15 Pounds vs. 16 Pounds
What bowling ball weight is best for your game?
There is an old saying that reads as follows: “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” This statement rings true today in the world of bowling, as we are seeing a common topic widely debated that has...
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