Understanding Surface Change While Bowling | Fresh vs Stable Surface Bowling Ball Reaction

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9 Comments on “Understanding Surface Change While Bowling | Fresh vs Stable Surface Bowling Ball Reaction”

  1. So if I have 2 balls with the same surface (let’s say both balls are at 3000 grits), when would I know when to switch from one ball to the other during league night. I have the CTD surface scanner version 1

    1. remember the lanes are transitioning just like the ball surface. you should change when you stop get the proper look from the ball, NOT because the surface is different.

  2. I think my take away from these recent videos is that I need to build my arsenal to only use stable balls because the ball returns are taking away my surface prep before I can even complete a single game.

    1. I agree with you. One thing I’ve noticed is how quick my bowling balls change to stable/5000/>5000 in a matter of one full game. So I’m currently gearing towards keeping my arsenal around 4000 grits and above

    2. You may want to think more. There’s a reason balls don’t come factory at stable & it’s the same reason people claim a ball died after 60 games when all it needs it surface management.

    3. @William Freitas You’re right, but a lot of new bowling balls scan out of box at stable or at a higher grit using the CTD surface scanner

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