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-Finger Inserts
12/12/1999 - By George Freeman
     For many fingertip bowling balls, rubber (or some other compound) finger inserts are used to give the bowler a better feel and more gripping power. However, no finger insert lasts forever. As you use the bowling ball, the rubber inserts will wear down. You need to check them regularly for wear and tear. If they wear down too much, you'll lose grip power on the ball and will not come out of the ball as cleanly as you used to. In extreme circumstances, when the inserts have not been changed in an unusually long amount of time, it can even affect the span of your bowling ball, because the rubber lift will have been worn away, causing your span to shorten.

     A good method to determine wear on your inserts is to check them every 25-30 games. Look at the inserts, do they still have the lip on them? Is it wearing down? Take your ball into an experienced pro shop operator to ask him to evaluate your grips. If you are unsure, they are the best source for information.

     Remember, a ball that fits properly will perform properly :)


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