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Bowling Ball Arsenal

Developing a useful bowling ball arsenal begins with a sensible strategy. Since every bowling ball in today’s market is offered at discounted prices and with free shipping here at our site, your next purchase should be one which expands the ball reaction range of your present equipment.

The strategy you need to consider is one which evaluates the bowling balls you presently use in terms of matching to the lane conditions you most frequently encounter at your favorite bowling centers. As an example, if the lane conditions you encounter most often uses a high volume of oil, you must seek to use a ball which has a short skid-length potential and rolls strongest on the front end of the lane with a pliable coverstock for enhanced gripping action on the lane surface.

If you have a ball which matches up well with high volume of lane conditioner on the front ends of the lane but the ball does not hook sharply enough on the back end of the lane, then choose another ball with the same length potential rating and pliable, gripping coverstock as in the previous example but also one which offers a high back-end hook potential rating to address both challenges. Perhaps you need a ball which needs a strong roll in the mid lane? Choose a ball which rolls strongly in the mid lane and with a cover which provides sufficient skid but does not over skid with a sufficiently back-end hook potential. This type of ball works because it will be easy to control, will provide a consistently smooth arcing pattern as it rolls down the lane and is a good choice to use as a lane reading ball when you begin your warm-up process.

Dry lanes present yet another challenge and choosing a ball with a stiff cover and a long skid potential will help match best to dry lanes or lanes with low volumes of oil conditioner. Rounding out a bowling ball arsenal would not be complete if one of the bowling balls does not help you easily convert spares. Typically, a good spare shooting ball is one which does not make unpredictable moves on the lane when delivering the ball at cross lane angles for corner pin spares.

If you bowl only once per week, using two bowling balls will do the trick so long as one ball can be used as a good spare shooting ball. If you bowl more than once per week, owning three or four balls with various degrees of skid and hook potential plus a dependable spare ball is a smart objective. Bowlers who are highly competitive and bowl leagues and tournaments might want to additional bowling balls to fit and match between gaps in lane conditions. Social bowlers only bowling on occasion should own one ball to make sure of having a proper fit and avoid possible hand injury. has become the No. 1 “e-tailer” of choice for bowling equipment by consumers of America. When you are ready to place an order, it is an easy process by following simple online instructions or merely calling us at (888) 265-2695 and one of our sales associates will be available to assist you 24 hours a day, every day of the year! Thanks for visiting!