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Date: 30 Oct 2007 11:48:54
From: Jimmy G
Subject: Switch Grip thumb
I just had this put in 4 balls and for the first time I have the exact same
feeling in all the balls. Anyone else have these?






 
Date: 07 Nov 2007 14:58:48
From: Richard Schwager
Subject: Re: Switch Grip thumb
I've been using them for 5 years a have 5 ball with them installed. None
have ever broken. The glue on one did separate, I just had it reglued.
I did have one ball that they couldn't be installed in, a Columbia
Messenger BSP Titanium Pearl, the dense Ceramic titanium core can't be
drilled & the sleeve goes deeper than a normal thumb hole. I have 4
different sizes & don't have to worry about trying to pull 1 piece of
tape & winding up with 2 or 3 pieces & the trying to put several back.

Jimmy G wrote:
> I just had this put in 4 balls and for the first time I have the exact same
> feeling in all the balls. Anyone else have these?
>
>


  
Date: 07 Nov 2007 18:15:40
From: Jimmy G
Subject: Re: Switch Grip thumb
So far I have 3 different sizes. Still playing with 2 to get the proper fit
when my thumb swells.
"Richard Schwager" <resabc@verizon.net > wrote in message
news:IokYi.3334$if6.2619@bgtnsc05-news.ops.worldnet.att.net...
> I've been using them for 5 years a have 5 ball with them installed. None
> have ever broken. The glue on one did separate, I just had it reglued. I
> did have one ball that they couldn't be installed in, a Columbia Messenger
> BSP Titanium Pearl, the dense Ceramic titanium core can't be drilled & the
> sleeve goes deeper than a normal thumb hole. I have 4 different sizes &
> don't have to worry about trying to pull 1 piece of tape & winding up with
> 2 or 3 pieces & the trying to put several back.
>
> Jimmy G wrote:
>> I just had this put in 4 balls and for the first time I have the exact
>> same feeling in all the balls. Anyone else have these?




 
Date: 31 Oct 2007 07:40:25
From: PromptJock
Subject: Re: Switch Grip thumb
> I just had this put in 4 balls and for the first time I have the exact same
> feeling in all the balls. Anyone else have these?

Just an addition to what's already been entered: I know a lad who has
these installed in his gear. He actually ** LOST AN INSERT ** in the
pit when its' securing ears suddenly broke (the locking sleeve stayed
in the ball). Other than that, he swears by them.

Just a suggestion: get ** THREE ** of the inserts drilled for you as
follows.

* One insert for your "normal-sized" thumb
* One insert for when your thumb EXPANDS
* One insert for when your thumb SHRINKS

Happy bowling, etc. :)



  
Date: 31 Oct 2007 11:28:48
From: Jimmy G
Subject: Re: Switch Grip thumb
Yup. I need a 3rd after last night. My thumb usually shrinks while bowling.
Last night it expanded a little. Not quite enough for the big slug, but too
tight for the "normal" slug.
"PromptJock" <102151.3223@compuserve.com > wrote in message
news:1193841625.844544.256570@v23g2000prn.googlegroups.com...
>> I just had this put in 4 balls and for the first time I have the exact
>> same
>> feeling in all the balls. Anyone else have these?
>
> Just an addition to what's already been entered: I know a lad who has
> these installed in his gear. He actually ** LOST AN INSERT ** in the
> pit when its' securing ears suddenly broke (the locking sleeve stayed
> in the ball). Other than that, he swears by them.
>
> Just a suggestion: get ** THREE ** of the inserts drilled for you as
> follows.
>
> * One insert for your "normal-sized" thumb
> * One insert for when your thumb EXPANDS
> * One insert for when your thumb SHRINKS
>
> Happy bowling, etc. :)
>




 
Date: 30 Oct 2007 16:15:40
From: Darby
Subject: Re: Switch Grip thumb
No, tell us about them. How do they work? How long have you been using them?
What do they cost?....etc.
Dar

"Jimmy G" <offsethammerman@yahoo.com > wrote in message
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>I just had this put in 4 balls and for the first time I have the exact same
>feeling in all the balls. Anyone else have these?
>




  
Date: 30 Oct 2007 14:19:40
From: Jimmy G
Subject: Re: Switch Grip thumb
I'm going to take all four balls tonight and see what happens.
"Darby" <tenpinhawkeye@mchsi.com > wrote in message
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> No, tell us about them. How do they work? How long have you been using
> them? What do they cost?....etc.
> Dar
>
> "Jimmy G" <offsethammerman@yahoo.com> wrote in message
> news:G-ydnaXZU6D0z7ranZ2dnUVZ_rmjnZ2d@giganews.com...
>>I just had this put in 4 balls and for the first time I have the exact
>>same feeling in all the balls. Anyone else have these?
>>
>
>




  
Date: 30 Oct 2007 13:52:50
From: Jimmy G
Subject: Re: Switch Grip thumb
Here's a link:
http://www.turbogrips.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11&Itemid=8

"Darby" <tenpinhawkeye@mchsi.com > wrote in message
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> No, tell us about them. How do they work? How long have you been using
> them? What do they cost?....etc.
> Dar
>
> "Jimmy G" <offsethammerman@yahoo.com> wrote in message
> news:G-ydnaXZU6D0z7ranZ2dnUVZ_rmjnZ2d@giganews.com...
>>I just had this put in 4 balls and for the first time I have the exact
>>same feeling in all the balls. Anyone else have these?
>>
>
>




  
Date: 30 Oct 2007 13:49:50
From: Jimmy G
Subject: Re: Switch Grip thumb
It consists of 2 pieces. The thumb slug and the sleeve section that goes in
the ball. The thumb slug has locking tabs on the bottom that engage the
sleeve and lock in place. I have 2 slugs. One is slightly smaller than the
other so when my thumb swells I pop the small one out and go with the larger
one. The great thing is the feel from ball to ball doesn't change. The cost
for the slug was $18.00. The sleeve was $12.00. I've got $48 in sleeves (4
balls so far) and $36 for the thumbs.
"Darby" <tenpinhawkeye@mchsi.com > wrote in message
news:MMIVi.178341$Fc.130992@attbi_s21...
> No, tell us about them. How do they work? How long have you been using
> them? What do they cost?....etc.
> Dar
>
> "Jimmy G" <offsethammerman@yahoo.com> wrote in message
> news:G-ydnaXZU6D0z7ranZ2dnUVZ_rmjnZ2d@giganews.com...
>>I just had this put in 4 balls and for the first time I have the exact
>>same feeling in all the balls. Anyone else have these?
>>
>
>