Believe it or not, bowling balls come in wide varieties of options like coverstock, top weight, weight block as well as pin location and so forth. And with so many variables that can be chosen, you for sure are wondering on how to choose the right one. There are a number of things that should be taken into consideration before you finalize your decision on your next purchase for storm bowling balls.
Let's talk about each of the said bowling ball option that's mentioned earlier to get better understanding about such.
Number 1. Coverstock - basically, this is the exterior part of the ball which creates the shell. Most of the time, the coverstock can be either shiny or dull.
Number 2. Top weight - this is the core variation inside the bowling ball. In the event that the core is high within the ball, then it will produce higher top weight, if lower, then the ball will have lower top weight.
Number 3. Weight block - also the core of the ball but depending on the density and shape of weight block, it can affect the reaction of the ball when thrown.
Number 4. Pin location - it designates the location of top of weight block in the bowling ball to put it simply.
But what factors are not related when it comes to the model/make of the ball? As for this matter, we will refer to things like your bowling game such track flare, ball speed, axis tilt and so forth, which play an important role when playing bowling. You need to know that each and every person is unique when playing this sport and being able to know your style and game can make it a lot easier to finalize your purchase.
Ball speed - this is simply the bowling ball's speed. Many of the new scoring systems today can actually measure the speed of the ball when it's thrown but not all are 100 percent accurate.
Track flare - also known as oil rings which appear on the bowling ball after thrown. These rings is showing the progression of ball's rotation as it rolls down the lane and the ball changes its axis of rotation while it seeks its preferred spin axis.
Axis tilt - it is simply the bowling ball's angle of rotation, that's it.
It can sometimes be tricky to make the right decision depending on the lane conditions and your style of playing. Visiting a local bowling shop and ask for some recommendations is the best and easiest way to make a decision on which bowling ball to get.