Bowling

TruCut Improves Resurfacing 220 Grit is now 240 Grit

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TruCut Improves Resurfacing 220 Grit is now 240 Grit

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CtD Offers FREE Shipping of Excluded Storm Bowling Balls for National Staff Members

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From the beginning, Creating the Difference has been committed to growing the sport of bowling. CtD has continued to provide education and information to the bowling community regarding updates and insight. Currently, there is an unfortunate situation regarding six Storm bowling balls which have been excluded from USBC National events. Click here to learn more. Storm made the decision to offer a voluntary replacement option for consumers impacted by this situation. One of the stipulations for replacement is that the consumer has to send the ball back to Storm at their expense. It is great that Storm is offering a...

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USBC Excludes 6 New Bowling Balls in USBC National Events

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USBC ARTICLE ARLINGTON, Texas - The United States Bowling Congress and Storm Products have agreed on a national tournament exclusion rule and ball exchange program for six Storm Products manufactured ball models. The agreement comes after USBC identified the models having a percentage of balls produced below USBC minimum 73D hardness specification.USBC's investigation showed a percentage of these ball models measured below the USBC-required hardness level of the approval samples submitted by Storm. Storm collaborated with USBC after being notified of this testing.The affected models include: Storm Phaze 4 Storm Electrify Solid Storm Trend 2 900 Global Altered Reality 900 Global...

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Which Bowling Ball Is Best To Replace the Storm Spectre?

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By Dustin Zehner On March 14th, 2022, USBC revoked the approval of the Storm Spectre Bowling Ball. The approval was revoked because the hardness on their test balls fell below 73D on the Shore D Hardness Scale which is the spec for hardness put in place by the USBC. You can read their findings here. For more information on bowling ball hardness, click here. A week later on March 21st 2022, Storm announced the resolution for customers that purchased a Spectre. They are offering their customers that purchased a Spectre and have it drilled, a $50 drilling credit to their...

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The Effects of Bowling Ball Hardness: What is Special About the Purple Hammer Bowling Ball?

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With all that is currently going on surrounding bowling ball hardness, Creating the Difference decided to run some tests in an effort to help explain some things about hardness and help the bowling community have a better understanding of this topic. Though not an exhaustive study, we wanted to collect some information and see if we could understand more about this topic.  With the help of Mikey Pinel, we sought to answer some of the following questions:   Does changing the hardness of a ball have a direct impact on both footprint and/or performance?  Is there a way to tie hardness...

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