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Date: 03 Feb 2005 22:41:05
From: Spammy Sammy
Subject: Ball plugging
Hi.
Quick question - does anyone know of a kit or similar product that will
enable someone to plug their own ball? If so, please post a link.
Thanks.






 
Date: 05 Feb 2005 00:06:37
From: Spammy Sammy
Subject: Re: Ball plugging

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Thanks for the info everyone.
I was thinking of plugging a ball before offering it for sale, however it
appears, as with most things, that it is not as simple as it seems so I
shall instead leave it as it is.
Rgds.




  
Date: 04 Feb 2005 21:33:57
From: Ryan Press \(NI\)
Subject: Re: Ball plugging
Just get it plugged at the proshop... cant be that expensive..?

Ryan



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> "Spammy Sammy" <Someone@microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> Thanks for the info everyone.
> I was thinking of plugging a ball before offering it for sale, however it
> appears, as with most things, that it is not as simple as it seems so I
> shall instead leave it as it is.
> Rgds.
>
>




 
Date: 03 Feb 2005 13:05:49
From: Smokey
Subject: Re: Ball plugging
> Hi.
> Quick question - does anyone know of a kit or similar product that will
> enable someone to plug their own ball? If so, please post a link.
> Thanks.

You can get all the plugging, etc. materials you need from Donkee,
www.donkee.com.

HOWEVER, Heed Ryan's advice: if you don't have a proper drill press, the
special bits/trimmers to remove the excess plugging material and dam, and a
ball spinner/resurfacer to restore the ball's roundness, you'll end up
RUINING the ball you're trying to plug! better to pay the $$$ and let a Pro
Shop do it - if the SHOP messes things up, they are responsible for
"restoring things, etc."




  
Date: 03 Feb 2005 17:15:47
From: Joe Zachar
Subject: Re: Ball plugging

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I was thinking about plugging and then I got my senses back. If you
have a lot of balls to do and have a drill press set up to re-drill then
it makes sense. If you don't it is very expensive.

The material, about $50, for a starter kit (quick set) is just the
start. You may also need the coloring kit if you want the plugs to
match you ball color (another $50). Then cups to mix the 2 chemicals
in; stiring sticks; clean up material in case you get sloppy, and
something to dam up the top of the hole (because the ball is round you
have to go a little above the hole on the outside in order to fill the
hole in the middle).

Then for about $100 you have to get a special cutoff router bit that is
the outside shape of the ball. This is so you can trim off the top of
the plug (the part that sticks up over the dam material. Then there is
re-surfacing and polishing, etc., and then you have to get someone to
drill the new holes.

Joe Z

Smokey wrote:

>>Hi.
>>Quick question - does anyone know of a kit or similar product that will
>>enable someone to plug their own ball? If so, please post a link.
>>Thanks.
>>
>>
>
>You can get all the plugging, etc. materials you need from Donkee,
>www.donkee.com.
>
>HOWEVER, Heed Ryan's advice: if you don't have a proper drill press, the
>special bits/trimmers to remove the excess plugging material and dam, and a
>ball spinner/resurfacer to restore the ball's roundness, you'll end up
>RUINING the ball you're trying to plug! better to pay the $$$ and let a Pro
>Shop do it - if the SHOP messes things up, they are responsible for
>"restoring things, etc."
>
>
>
>


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I was thinking about plugging and then I got my senses back.  If you have
a lot of balls to do and have a drill press set up to re-drill then it makes
sense.  If you don't it is very expensive. <br >
<br >
The material, about $50, for a starter kit (quick set) is just the start.
 You may also need the coloring kit if you want the plugs to match you ball
color (another $50).  Then cups to mix the 2 chemicals in; stiring sticks;
clean up material in case you get sloppy, and something to dam up the top
of the hole (because the ball is round you have to go a little above the
hole on the outside in order to fill the hole in the middle). <br >
<br >
Then for about $100 you have to get a special cutoff router bit that is the
outside shape of the ball.  This is so you can trim off the top of the plug
(the part that sticks up over the dam material.   Then there is re-surfacing
and polishing, etc., and then you have to get someone to drill the new holes.<br >
<br >
Joe Z   <br >
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Quick question - does anyone know of a kit or similar product that will
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You can get all the plugging, etc. materials you need from Donkee,
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HOWEVER, Heed Ryan's advice: if you don't have a proper drill press, the
special bits/trimmers to remove the excess plugging material and dam, and a
ball spinner/resurfacer to restore the ball's roundness, you'll end up
RUINING the ball you're trying to plug! better to pay the $$$ and let a Pro
Shop do it - if the SHOP messes things up, they are responsible for
"restoring things, etc."


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Date: 03 Feb 2005 17:55:16
From: Ryan Press \(NI\)
Subject: Re: Ball plugging
You probably wont be able to order any unless you do so through a proshop,
but then, you would need the proshop tools to "router" off the tip of the
plug when it's hardened, which you would be able to do without proshop
tools...

Ryan


"Spammy Sammy" <Someone@microsoft.com > wrote in message
news:420214d4@news.eftel.com...
> Hi.
> Quick question - does anyone know of a kit or similar product that will
> enable someone to plug their own ball? If so, please post a link.
> Thanks.
>
>