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Featured Bowling Ball Articles

Cleaning tips for maintaining performance and curing "dead" ball syndrome

Avoiding the Bowling Ball Graveyard

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...

Living in a 3 ounce world

The Effect of Static Imbalance on Bowling Ball Performance

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...

E is for equipment

LASER, Revisited - Part 4

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...

Some thoughts on differential, balance holes, static imbalance, and coverstock oil absorption rate

A Look at the USBC's Bowling Technology Study

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,...

What bowling ball weight is best for your game?

15 Pounds vs. 16 Pounds

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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IssueArticle TitleAuthor
Avoiding the Bowling Ball Graveyard
The Effect of Static Imbalance on Bowling Ball Performance
LASER, Revisited - Part 4
A Look at the USBC's Bowling Technology Study
15 Pounds vs. 16 Pounds
The Resurgence of Urethane Bowling Balls
Welcome Back to the Sport of Bowling - Part 2
Some Thoughts on Bowling Ball Surface Wear and Lane Oils
The PWBA Round Table: Bowling Ball Selection and Matching Up
This Ball is Too Weak, This Ball is Too Strong, This Ball is Just Right!
Bowling Ball Strategies
Surface Management: What's Your Number?
The Spaces Between
Fast and Furious Changes in the Game of Bowling
Demystifying Ball Manufacturers' Websites
Ball Speed and the Right Equipment
Writers’ Thoughts on Timing and RG
A Discussion on Surface Preparation and Maintenance
Some Simple Guidelines
Ball Weight, Ball Speed, Pin Carry, and Wrist Braces
Arsenal Analysis
The Dishwasher and Other Bowling Tools
Prepping You and Your Equipment for Nationals and Is Drifting Okay?
Bowling Ball Surface Management
Ball Weight
The Non-Physical / Non-Mental Game