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Bowl-Tech Tech of the Year
Bowl-Tech Tech of the Year 2013
Bowl-Tech Tech of the Year 2013
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Bowl-Tech Rising Star of the Year 2013
Bowl-Tech Rising Star of the Year 2013 Recognition of the best NEW member on Bowl-Tech.
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Bowl-Tech Tech of the Year
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Bowl-Tech Rising Star Award
Information 2010 Bowl-Tech Rising Star Award. Past Winners Are Listed here.
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Latest Poll


  • Start of Lane Conditioner From Foul Line
    by Mike Wilson
    How far out from the foul line do you not apply lane conditioner in order to keep customers from tracking lane conditioner back onto the approaches....
    We don't delay applying conditioner
    About 6 inches (15 cm)
    About 12 inches (30 cm)
    About 18 inches (45 cm)
    About 24 inches (60 cm)
    More than 24 inches (60 cm)
    12-15-2020, 10:24 AM

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