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    • BrianWilliams
    • By BrianWilliams 5th Dec 17, 5:57 PM
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    Lawn Bowls with a narrow bias
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    • 5th Dec 17, 5:57 PM
    Lawn Bowls with a narrow bias 5th Dec 17 at 5:57 PM
    For playing Bowls indoor either short Mat or Long Mat I understand Bowls with a Narrow Bias are preferable. I am looking to purchase a second hand set as I do not want to spend a lot of money on a new set. I was wondering what brands types of bowls have a narrow or straight bias. Thank You
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    • AnneMarie4687
    • By AnneMarie4687 5th Dec 17, 7:14 PM
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    You could try Hensilite Tiger, Almark Sterling Slimline or Drakes Pride Fineline .All these I believe have a narrow bias. Often Bowls clubs themselves have bowls for sale . Alternatively look on E Bay or Gumtree but then you are buying blind. If possible best to try out the Bowls before you buy or at least get the feel of them for grip, size and weight.
    • captainbeaker
    • By captainbeaker 6th Dec 17, 8:57 AM
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    If possible I would suggest sticking to the same manufacturer as they should have similar grips and feel to your current model. what bowls are you currently using? On a fast indoor surface it is probably better considering a heavyweight bowl so they are harder to dislodge.
    It may also be good to see if someone could let you borrow there bowls for an end or two so you can see the difference between those and your own.
    • ThirdThoughts
    • By ThirdThoughts 12th Dec 17, 11:44 AM
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    Hensilite Tiger are straight bowls and are probably in my opinion more suitable to short mat bowling than outside lawn Bowls. You will lucky if you find a sceond hand cheap set, I have been looking for some time and have found nothing yet. I only require them as a second set and don't want to buy a new set at the high price. I prefer my Drake Pride set with a bias for outside bowling
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