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Date: 02 Feb 2005 23:19:33
From: Rick
Subject: Syracuse Masters
Any thought on how to tackle the oil pattern that is going to be used.

From what I was told oil 25 feet down and no oil after that. Balls are
hooking way too much.

Thanks
Rick







 
Date: 03 Feb 2005 01:04:42
From: Jeff Rife
Subject: Re: Syracuse Masters
Rick (mgm@starband.net) wrote in alt.sport.bowling:
> From what I was told oil 25 feet down and no oil after that. Balls are
> hooking way too much.

Use a ball that "arcs" instead of "skid/flips". You want to (in effect)
increase the amount of hook in the oil and decrease the amount in the dry.
Keep good speed on the ball.

Then, it just becomes a matter of figuring out where to stand left and
throw right, and let the ball come back. You can usually get about 4-5
boards of area if you figure things out right.

--
Jeff Rife


  
Date: 03 Feb 2005 01:20:17
From: Rick
Subject: Re: Syracuse Masters
Why is that it seems things always get setup for real speed bowlers?

I have all I can do at about 17mph





   
Date: 03 Feb 2005 00:29:36
From: twobirds
Subject: Re: Syracuse Masters
Rick wrote:
> Why is that it seems things always get setup for real speed bowlers?
>
> I have all I can do at about 17mph

Then perhaps for this event you should be thinking more about roll than
hook. Your pro shop man can drill you just about anything, I'm sure. There
is a fellow on my league team who is probably around 15mph (maybe even
less). His drilling promotes motion to the left, so he can roll the ball
(read - little to no revs) over the second arrow and end up in the pocket on
any oil condition. His ball naturally moves left without cranking it... It
makes ten pins hard for him, but he has a spare ball with a different
drilling for the rare occasion he leaves a ten.