Bowling Ball Drilling in Portland

bowling ballsHere at Larry’s Pro Shop, we know every bowler is different. That’s why we offer specialized bowling ball drilling and resurfacing services. We’ll help you fit your bowling ball to your specific needs.Bowlers of all skill levels, ages and sizes will benefit from a bowling ball drilled to match the size of their fingers. Additionally, having a bowling ball resurfaced and de-oiled will allow you to fine-tune your skills and abilities, and make the most of the time you spend at the bowling alley.

Bowling Ball Services

Larry’s Pro Shop, as one of the Portland area’s premier providers of bowling products and services, offers several different types of bowling ball care. Here are just some of the ways we help you care for your bowling equipment:


Your ball should be drilled to meet the measurements of your hand. This will balance the ball against the size and weight of your own body, ensuring that you’re able to throw with increased accuracy and precision. If you purchase a ball at Larry’s Pro Shop, bowling ball drilling in Portland, OR is included for free!


It’s important to clean your ball after each and every use, to keep its pores open and free of dirt and debris. After a while, however, even the most well-cared for bowling ball will begin to have its pores clogged by oil and dust. That’s why it’s important to schedule periodic bowling ball resurfacing in Portland, OR.


Oil extraction:

Modern bowling balls are designed to absorb oil, making them more reactive in the lane. Unfortunately, however, they may absorb too much oil, causing them to lose friction on the lane. After every 80 to 100 games, you should take your ball in for professional oil extraction to clean out its pores and ensure its operating as intended.

Improve Your Gear

Larry’s Pro Shop has the expertise and knowledge necessary to service your bowling ball and improve your game. If you’re looking for a trusted local shop to help you make the most of your time at the alley, contact one of our friendly representatives today at 503-772-2142 to learn more about how we can assist you.

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