Should my spare ball be lighter than my strike ball?

The ball’s design is to try and reduce the amount of friction (hook) and dynamics (core) so the ball goes where you throw it. Because of the ball’s design, it wouldn’t make sense to make it lighter since going back and forth from 15 pounds to 14 pounds and back can lead to inconsistencies in your release.

What kind of ball do you use for a spare ball?

Instead, you’ll want to opt for a urethane bowling ball. These balls hook throughout the lane, not just at the end, and are ideal for picking up spares on a drier lane.

What makes a spare ball different?

Most bowlers roll their first shot with a hook, and a spare ball is used for a more precise second throw that won’t hook away from the pin(s) that remain. (Think especially of the dreaded ten pin spare or seven for lefties–which leaves you very little margin for error.)

Whats a good weight for a spare ball?

Typically, adult male beginner players tend to choose balls from 14 to 16 pounds while adult female beginner players choose balls from 10 to 14 pounds. Young bowlers should choose balls in the 6 to 14 pound range.

Are all plastic bowling balls the same?

Bowling balls are made of four main different types of Coverstocks-Plastic, Urethane, Reactive Resin, and Particle (Proactive).

Is a storm mix a good spare ball?

I agree with what everyone else is saying in that the Mix is a great spare ball. It is extremely durable and can be used on the toast as well!

Do Pro bowlers use a spare ball?

There is a reason professional bowlers go more directly at spares, whether they flatten their wrists or use a spare ball: It is to take the lane pattern out of play.

What are the best spare balls?

Brunswick Tzone Deep Space Bowling Ball.

  • Pyramid Path Bowling Ball.
  • Ebonite Maxim Northern Lights Bowling Ball.
  • Brunswick Lizard Eye Glow Viz-a-Ball.
  • Elite Star Purple Pearl Bowling Ball.
  • Columbia 300 White Dot Scarlet Bowling Ball.
  • DV8 Zombie Spare Viz-A-Ball.
  • Storm Ice Blue White Bowling Ball.
  • Brunswick T-Zone Patriot Blaze Bowling Ball.
  • What are the best bowling balls for beginners?

    Brunswick T-Zone Bowling Ball. The T-Zone from Brunswick is one of the most popular balls for beginners.

  • Pyramid Path Bowling Ball. Pyramid’s Path is designed for beginners and is one of the most purchased balls.
  • Columbia 300 White Dot Bowling Ball.
  • Ebonite Maxim Bowling Ball.
  • Motiv Venom Cobra Bowling Ball.
  • What are the top 5 bowling balls?

    Bowling balls by Storm, Pyramid, Roto Grip, Hammer, PBS, 900 Global, Ebonite, Brunswick, DV8, Motiv, Columbia 300, Track and more, all below retail pricing with the fastest free shipping on every item every day, no handling fees.

    What’s a good spare ball?

    An ideal spare ball, the Storm Ice Bowling Ball has a sleek color scheme and good value and is suitable to be used on any lane conditions. Featuring a 3-Piece Pancake Core with a Pearlized Polyester Coverstock, the ball has a 3500-grit polish finish. The ball is designed to roll straight for more consistency.