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Use to bowl ducks along time ago. When I was younger won the maryland state duckpin tournament. Went to the nationals and we finished 3rd. I wish I could bowl them again.
Brian Seidl <>
Schofield, wi USA - Sunday, December 28, 2003 at 04:06:12 (EST)

Growing up, my friends and I would host our birthday parties at Mark Twain Lanes in Hartford, CT. Sadly, as I grew up, the lanes shut down. I thought they were gone forever. Almost fifteen years later, I found a wonderful girlfriend who lives in Mass. Her whole family plays candlepin bowling which I had the chance to try last week. Fondly remembering the old days of duckpins, I found your website. Astoundingly, I located a duckpin alley in Hartford, CT named 'The Alley!' I hopped in my car to check it out. To my amazement, it was in fact, the same location as the old Mark Twain Lanes. Apparently, it had just changed names a couple times in the last 15 years. I bowled 5 games with a high score of 93. Humbling indeed. Anyway, I am a big fan again and plan to get my friends involved in the sport as well. -Matt
Matthew Jones <>
Avon, CT USA - Tuesday, December 23, 2003 at 12:26:28 (EST)

WHITE PLAINS, MD USA - Tuesday, December 09, 2003 at 20:24:50 (EST)

We bowl at Atomic Duckpin Bowling in the fountain square area of Indianapolis and we love it. My 14 year old daughter loves to take her friends, eat at the old fashioned soda fountain upstairs ( they have the best burgers/grilled onions and hand dipped shakes) and then go downstairs for some games of bowling. Good clean fun with the exception of the smoke. Nearly perfect - thanks to those responsible for a terrific step back to a simpler time.
Linda <>
Indianapolis, IN USA - Saturday, November 22, 2003 at 06:11:47 (EST)

USA - Wednesday, November 19, 2003 at 22:39:40 (EST)

Thanks for the great duckpin site. We happen to live in the same town as one of the five remaining duckpin alleys in Massachusetts. We didn't realize how lucky we were until looking at your site. Thanks also for tracking the closed alleys, it's interesting (and sad) to see how they are disappearing.
Laurel <>
Billerica, MA USA - Sunday, November 16, 2003 at 01:13:23 (EST)

Need to find where to purchase inexpensive duck pin bowling balls?
J Durham <>
Stafford, VA USA - Saturday, November 15, 2003 at 16:27:08 (EST)

U have a great web site for duckpins. i have been bowling for 18-19 years in the youth travel leaguesand i love the sport.U need to get the word out about the sport because it slowing going away.
Joey Roemer <>
Bel Air, MD USA - Saturday, November 15, 2003 at 14:19:16 (EST)

I go duck pin bowling all the time!!! I'm just glad that there are so many alleys here in CT that offer this rarity...
Carolyne <>
Norwich, CT USA - Saturday, November 08, 2003 at 15:33:38 (EST)

My mother's side of the family is from Baltimore, and whenever we go back "home" I look forward to duckpins. It is a shame that this sport is not available everywhere. I think it would see a comeback if it were introduced in the Deep South. There are many bowlers here that have never heard of duckpins.
chris gunn <>
elkmont, al USA - Tuesday, November 04, 2003 at 09:14:20 (EST)

your site has really been helpful. My daughter has been dying to have a bowling party and your site helped me find the alley near us. too bad there's only one. keep up the good work. val
val silva <>
springfield, va USA - Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 10:11:21 (EST)

le comento que estamos fabricando maquinas para duckpin cualquier informacion enviar un mai des ya muchas gracias ezequiel delfino
ezequiel delfino <>
buenos airs, argentina - Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 13:17:18 (EST)

I was in a nostalgic mood today and decided to do a search on duckpins.
It was a blessing to find sites like these as it brings back a great many memories for me. You see, Salisbury has not had duckpins in almost 15 years. The only place left on the Eastern Shore that has them is in Chestertown (two hours away)! I grew up in the old Wicomico Lanes here and was fortunate enough to see some great action. Jeff Ferrand, who has been a pro for many years, was the star of the local house. My aunt, Earlene Morris, went to Baltimore to appear on the old "Pinbusters" television show that used to be on WBAL-TV 11 on Saturday afternoons. For many years, she held the scoring record and I still have the old cue cards from her appearances.Anyway, I am rambling again about the good old days. I still get up to Chestertown about twice a year and spend a perfectly good Saturday evening bowling duckpins and remembering the old days. It is good to hear that the grand old game is not dead yet. Thanks,
Scott West <>
Salisbury, MD USA - Thursday, October 23, 2003 at 16:26:43 (EDT)

33 year duckpin bowler, member RI Duckpin Hall of Fame, 3 time #1 ranked bowler in RI, ranked 15 times in top 20 in RI, ranked 7 times in top 20 in Nation. High game 246, high set 575. Member of Duckpin Pro Tour for over 20 years, member of Duckpin Pro Tour Board of Directors for 16+ years. Good luck & God bless to all.
Dave Mulvey <>
N. Attleboro, MA USA - Tuesday, October 21, 2003 at 16:35:16 (EDT

I just bought a set of balls from this site: he was amazing knew how to answer all of my questions. He sells the balls individualy which is odd, but i was able to mix and math an amazing set of balls, I love it.
Greg Schneider <>
tarrytown, NY USA - Tuesday, October 21, 2003 at 12:36:34 (EDT)

Love your website, especially the photo of Babe Ruth bowling duckpins! I grew up in Maryland and bowled duckpins since I was 8 -- miss the game terribly since moving out of state a few years ago. Hope to save the ducks! Get the word out to all enthusiasts as to what we can do to save the sport of duckpin bowling!
Mo <>
USA - Friday, October 17, 2003 at 23:20:24 (EDT)

michelle <>
frederick, md USA - Sunday, October 12, 2003 at 12:28:18 (EDT)

My father was a semi pro bowler, who raised me in the bowling alley. I started duckpin bowling when I was 4, and bowled until I was about 15. I stopped duckpin bowling for 4 years (don't know why I did). I decided to join in a league with my father at Parkville Lanes in the summer of 2002. I started off with a 110 average and ended with a 112. Bowled into the fall, started with 112 and ended with 113. Bowled in summer 2003 league, started with a 113, ended with a 116. I'm currently bowling in the fall league and have a 128 average. Not bad for getting back into the sport last year. Now I wish I would have kept on bowling. Hopefully we can save a great sport from dying. I saved me!
Justin Simmons <>
baltimore, md USA - Thursday, October 09, 2003 at 12:59:13 (EDT)

Great website. I bowl duckpins every chance I get when visiting the U.S. I am searching for some Ebonite Tornados in green and white or black and white, these are not Prolines. Any info, please contact me at
Greg Peteraitis <>
Toronto, Ont Canada - Friday, October 03, 2003 at 22:13:47 (EDT)

Have bowled duckpins since I was sixteen. I'm 42 now. Also bowled ten pins. More of a challenge to ducks than tens... but I like a challenge. Bowl in a couple of duckpin leagues a week, have a respectable 125 avg. Highest game I ever bowled in ducks was a 210 at Glen Burnie Bowl in Glen Burnie, MD. Duckpins is alive and well in Central Md. If duckpins went away, I'd turn in my bowling shoes and sell my bowling balls. No way I'd bowl ten pins again. This was a really great site, it's in my list of favorites so that I can go back to it from time to time.
Donna Sypniewski <>
Hanover, MD USA - Monday, September 29, 2003 at 22:46:24 (EDT)

I just wanted to say I enjoyed you site I just seen a duckpin lane that just opened and had no clue what it was...thanks for the great info.
Grace Porr <>
Mechanicsburg, PA United States - Saturday, September 27, 2003 at 11:19:02 (EDT)

Great website. Play duckpins everytime I visit the U.S. I am still searching for some Ebonite Tornados in green and white or black and white, these are not Prolines. If anyone can locate a set, I would like to purchase them. Any assistance would be appreciated. Please contact me at
Greg Peteraitis <>
Toronto, On Canada - Friday, September 26, 2003 at 19:58:14 (EDT)

Great site and great info. Since I travel a bit I plan on visiting several of the duckpin houses.
David Westby <>
Fairbanks, AK USA - Friday, September 26, 2003 at 15:48:50 (EDT)

TAMPA, FL USA - Friday, September 26, 2003 at 13:03:39 (EDT)

I love bowling..all types! I grew up bowling candlepin and then tenpin. I bowled ducks for the first time at the old Fountain Square Lanes in Indy about 6 years ago and love it! I would LOVE to own a large, 40-50 lane house that features all the major bowling formats, maybe 10 lanes of each duckpin, candlepin, tenpin, rubberband duck, and fivepin! My high games: TEN: 297, candle: 132, ducks: 154 Ohio could use some smallball lanes!
Columbus, OH USA - Friday, September 26, 2003 at 00:50:14 (EDT)

Where is Fairlanes? AMF kill them, but not duckpin bowling. I learned to bowl at Fairlanes Perring Parkway, got better at Fairlanes Joppa (135). When I get to Batlimore to visit always go duckpin bowling. Does any one know what AMF did with all the old lanes & equipment? Really miss bowling duckpins.
Robert Michael
Roanoke, VA USA - Thursday, September 25, 2003 at 22:12:24 (EDT)

Went duckpin bowling for the first time on 9-20-03. And had a good time. Had to drive almost 30 miles to go, but it was worth it. If there were some lanes closer to where I live I would most likely join a league. My 2 kids liked it also and they want to go again. First saw duckpin bowling on the show from Baltimore, "bowling for dollars", my mom even won $20 from the show.
Louis <>
Dover, DE USA - Sunday, September 21, 2003 at 21:30:12 (EDT)

hey Brad, I'm soo glad you mentioned Pikeside Bowling alley. It is definately the best alley in the tristate area! I bowl there regularly and i enjoy both duck and king pin bowling. Its a sport for all ages, young and small :)
Jenn <>
WV USA - Thursday, September 18, 2003 at 23:58:33 (EDT)

I am interested in finding out the history of Super G Hi-Line, Heelco, and ABC Duckpin Balls..I am interested to know where and when they were manufactured..please e-mail me if you have any info..thanks!
John Honeyford <>
Oshawa, On Canada - Sunday, September 14, 2003 at 11:21:55 (EDT)

i had my sons 6th birthday party at amf country club lanes last year. they have 10 pin bowling. the kids had a hard time bowling them balls . so this year i planned his party at eastpoint amf that has duckpin bowling. im sure they wont have a hard time this year.
stacey <>
baltimore, md USA - Saturday, September 13, 2003 at 11:07:10 (EDT)

Yes, I will be traveling from Williamsport,PA to NIagara falls, ca in 2 weeks and i was trying to duckpin/candlepin bowling (something besides tenpin), that might be around the area i'm traveling to or on the way there???
Jessica <>
Williamsport, PA USA - Monday, September 08, 2003 at 20:15:42 (EDT)

Since I have moved to Alabama, I have not found any duckpin bowling lanes. Do you know where I can purchase duckpins for myself?
Margaret Spain <>
Montgomery, AL USA - Wednesday, September 03, 2003 at 16:08:30 (EDT)

Thank you for this web site. Very informative. Will help me start up my own center in the future.
Mark Adams <>
Charlotte, NC USA - Wednesday, September 03, 2003 at 12:36:50 (EDT)

I was on bantam leagues from about age 8 and as an adult bowled at Rinaldi in Riverdale and Queenstown for St. Bernard's. It was really fun and I'd love to join a league now but not a serious one!!
Pat DeHof <>
Laurel, MD USA - Monday, September 01, 2003 at 23:33:56 (EDT)

Love the game. Wished we had it in Texas. Got 9 Pin...Need more duck houses. Of course AMF's problem. We'll lose awhole lot more in MD. Keep up the good work. As far as ducks forsale, I have plenty.. Check out Ebay!!!
James Hale
Dallas, Tx USA - Saturday, August 23, 2003 at 23:55:42 (EDT)

This is a great site, love it. =-)
Slavin <>
Tarrytown, NY USA - Tuesday, August 19, 2003 at 09:35:41 (EDT)

I used to duck pin bowl growing up in Maryland. I really miss it.
Karen Johnson <>
Cocoa, FL USA - Friday, August 15, 2003 at 08:33:11 (EDT)

$100 FIRM to ANYONE who has a MINT condition P.B.S. rubberband duckpin. My wife won this duckpin way back as a bantam bowler. She doesn't have it anymore but still wishes she did, so I want to give her the same duckpin on our anniversary. This wooden but plastic coated duckpin has a blue corporate symbol on front and 2 stripes painted at top. Does this description match your rubberband duckpin? Paying $100 for it if it's MINT! E-mail a photo and questions to Thanks, Dick D.
Dick Danialson <>
Detroit, MI USA - Wednesday, August 13, 2003 at 22:09:45 (EDT)

Hello Great Web sites It is nice to see that Im not the only one that loves Duckpins I bowled at the Fairlanes Bowling alleys in Bowie Maryland in the early 70s. My high game was 175 at age 15. Anyone from Bowie out there? Take care all
Kenneth Wagner <>
Plymouth, Ma USA - Wednesday, August 13, 2003 at 06:53:55 (EDT)

cool website. I live in st paul Mn bowling is popular here but there are no duckpin bowling centers here in minnesota . I want to travel to the east coast so i can give it a try. I COLLECT BOWLING PINS I WOULD LIKE TO HAVE DUCKPINS OR SOME RUBBER DUCKPINS ADDED TO MY COLLECTION IF ANYONE WANTS TO SELL ANY PLEASE E-MAIL ME @ jjmaki2 or call (651) 698-5328
jason maki <jjmaki2>
st paul , mn USA - Saturday, August 09, 2003 at 02:08:30 (EDT)

I am still searching for a pair of Ebonite Tornados in either green and white, black and white or green and cream. The green or black with white are not Prolines. If anyone has or knows where I could obtain one please contact me.
Greg Peteraitis <>
Toronto, Canada - Tuesday, August 05, 2003 at 21:01:53 (EDT)

Would someone be kindhearted enough to send me the dimensions ( even your rough guess would be fine ) of 1 duck pin lane. I have played it once in a bar in Charlotte, NC but have forgotten how much room you would need for 4 to 6 lanes. Any dimensions or guesses would be greatly appreciated. I would love to bring this fun sport to my area of the world.
greenville, sc USA - Thursday, July 10, 2003 at 00:33:14 (EDT)

Michael Bell <>
Port Charlotte, FL USA - Saturday, June 28, 2003 at 16:34:52 (EDT)

I am interested in designing and selling new duckpin pin-setter equipment. I will then pursue opening a duckpin alley near Belair. Is anyone interested???
Greg Nikol <>
Forest Hill, Md USA - Wednesday, June 25, 2003 at 22:39:50 (EDT)

asuncion, PARAGUAY - Sunday, June 22, 2003 at 09:15:54 (EDT)

Does any one know where I can buy new or used Duckpin pin setters ? please e-mail me.
rick goetz <>
richfield, wis USA - Tuesday, June 17, 2003 at 22:48:02 (EDT)

Hello everyone! Not all the news is bad. Here's an update on my situation since I last wrote: Even though I've moved, I still live about 80 miles from the nearest duckpin center (Barnum Lanes in Stratford, CT), but that hasn't stopped me from bowling in three leagues last year! I've given up bigpins completely, thanks to severe elbow tendinitis that won't let me pick up a 15-pound ball. I also won my first tournament, the 2001 Swede Lavers Memorial, and came in second in both Single and Triples at the 2002 Conn. State championships. I finished this past season with a full-season average over 130 in two different leagues, and I am ready to become the only current DPBA pro bowler from the state of New York! I have bowled my first 200+ game (a 210!) and am only five pins shy of my first 500, though I've broken 475 four times in the past two years. I also had a letter printed in the Winter 2003 Duckpin News, about how duckpins has it all over bigpins--read it if you can find it! Anyone else have good news to report? Please share!
Mike Blitz <>
Westbury, NY USA - Tuesday, June 17, 2003 at 00:41:13 (EDT)

Can you tell me where I can find the Bowling Alleys near my city (Baltimore,Md). I am willing to go as far as I can as long as I can get there by bus. Thanks
Maria Anne Brighoff <>
Baltimore, Md USA - Monday, June 09, 2003 at 23:46:20 (EDT)

I visited Plaza Bowl for their Grand Re-Opening on June 1st and had such a great time I made a special trip back on June 3rd! Plaza Bowl is on its way back to its original glory under new (and dedicated) management. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE visit them and spread the word to your friends so that this alley will last a long time! Call them at (804) 233-8799 to show your support or to find out more information.
Beth Brown <>
Richmond, VA USA - Tuesday, June 03, 2003 at 20:13:33 (EDT)

Hi there!! I am 19 and I started playing duckpin bowling last year and immediately got hooked. Its a great game and I never get tired of playing even if I usually score only between 60 and 110. I usually get together with my friends and family and play once or twice a week. Great site for an absolutely enjoyable game!!!
Luis <>
Bacolod, Philippines - Monday, June 02, 2003 at 22:05:12 (EDT)

Went to Plaza Duckpin bowl several months ago and fell in love with Duckpins! Busy schedule has prevented me from getting back, but I called them yesterday and they reopened after renovation. I did fairly well my first few games, having scored low 100's...Enjoyed your site..found it on a google search for duckpins
Tim Crum <>
Richmond, VA USA - Sunday, June 01, 2003 at 17:02:56 (EDT)

$50 FIRM to ANYONE who has a MINT condition P.B.S. rubberband duckpin. My wife won this duckpin way back as a bantam bowler. She doesn't have it anymore but still wishes she did, so I want to give her the same duckpin on our anniversary. This wooden but plastic coated duckpin has a blue corporate symbol on front and 2 stripes painted at top. Does this description match your rubberband duckpin? Paying $50 for it if it's MINT! E-mail a photo and questions to
Dick Danialson <>
Detroit, MI USA - Friday, May 30, 2003 at 20:04:43 (EDT)

Very interesting place I enjoy it
Pat <>
Jax, Fl USA - Friday, May 30, 2003 at 00:04:36 (EDT)

I grew up in Rhode Island bowling duckpins and miss it very much. In the area I currently live there are no duckpin lanes. I wish there would be a manufacture of duckpin setting machines again so I could open a small house here. I think it would go over big.
Marcel Dessert <>
Newton, NC USA - Sunday, May 25, 2003 at 15:45:30 (EDT)

Support the INDEPENDENT HOUSE BDT (Baltimore Duckpin Tournament) If you would like a summer tournament schedule, please contact me...come out with a partner, enter to win $$. Great for the summer...costs the same as a league fee... I will provide more details to serious inquiries!!!!
Baltimore, MD USA - Friday, May 23, 2003 at 13:11:41 (EDT)

Its sad to see so many people loving this game and wanting it in their states. I don't understand why someone won't help Norton with his prototype and convince a manufacturer to make new machines. Duckpins would go up all over the place..Independant houses would take overpriced, overinflated AMF out of business. NORTON<<<IF YOU ARE OUT THERE...HURRY UP!!!!
Baltimore, MD USA - Friday, May 23, 2003 at 13:08:08 (EDT)

I was looking through your list of Duckpin Alleys and noticed you only have one mentioned in PA. I bowl at Zips Classic Lanes, a 12 lane bowling alley. It is located in Johnstown, PA 15904, and is sanctioned by the ARDBC.
Avid Duckpin Bowler
Johnstown, PA USA - Friday, May 23, 2003 at 01:39:31 (EDT)

We are getting ready to move and have been deciding what to sell and what to move. I have 11 rubberband duckpins and two balls. All are at least 50-60 years old, but in very good condition. I would like to sell this set. Anyone interested, please email me and I will email pictures. I am currently located in Central New York. This is a chance for a very rare purchase, and lots of years of good clean fun.
Sam Sonnacchio <>
Cortland, NY USA - Saturday, May 17, 2003 at 12:37:09 (EDT)

We just took our kids bowling for the first time last night (10 pin). They were having such a hard time with the 8 lb ball, that my husband and I both commented that we wished there was duckpin bowling out this way. We both grew up in MA and have fond memories of playing duckpin. Thanks for driving my trip down memory lane!
Maureen <>
Albuquerque, NM USA - Wednesday, May 14, 2003 at 17:57:58 (EDT)

$50 FIRM to ANYONE who has a MINT condition P.B.S. rubberband duckpin. My wife won this duckpin way back as a bantam bowler. She doesn't have it anymore but still wishes she did, so I want to give her the same duckpin on our anniversary. This wooden but plastic coated duckpin has a blue corporate symbol on front and 2 stripes painted at top. Does this description match your rubberband duckpin? Paying $50 for it if it's MINT! E-mail a photo and questions to
Dick Danialson <>
Detroit, MI USA - Monday, April 28, 2003 at 11:52:11 (EDT)

As of the time of this writing me and my family has just come home from duckpin bowling. I won 4 out of 6 but only hit over 100 twice. We love this game. Unfortunately, this may be Plaza Bowl's last week that it will be open here in Richmond. I love this site. Never remove it.
Seb <>
Richmond, Va USA - Sunday, April 27, 2003 at 01:08:23 (EDT)

les escribode argentina y les comento que me dedico a la venta e instalacion de pistas de duck pin y me interesaria ponerme en contacto con fabricantes de articulos y maquinas de duck pin desde ya muchas gracias y espero su respuesta
ezequiel delfino <>
buenos aires, buenos aires argentina - Wednesday, April 23, 2003 at 16:21:59 (EDT)

Having seen the ups and downs of Internet sites since 1996, we can see that your site has what it takes to succeed in long term.
The Plaza
USA - Tuesday, April 22, 2003 at 14:53:38 (EDT)

PITTSBURGH, PA USA - Thursday, April 17, 2003 at 12:36:26 (EDT)

How come there is no Duckpin center here in California? If you want to build a 20 lanes duckpin bowling center, what is the approximate cost of that?
Alex <>
Milpitas, CA USA - Tuesday, April 15, 2003 at 15:35:16 (EDT)

How come there is no Duckpin center here in California? If you want to build a 20 lanes ducpin bowling center, what is the approximate cost of that?
Alex <>
Milpitas, CA USA - Tuesday, April 15, 2003 at 15:34:54 (EDT)

Great website. I am looking for a set of Ebonite Tornados in either green and white or black and white (these are not Prolines). If anyone has or knows someone with a set to sell, please contact me. Thanks.
Greg Peteraitis <>
Oshawa, Ont Canada - Thursday, April 10, 2003 at 17:51:21 (EDT)

I am interested in opening up a duckpin center in PA.I need any information on how to start this business. Golden Age Solutions Inc. 2005 Pine Hollow Blvd. HERMITAGE,pa 16148 (724)347-7147
Bob Brzezinski <>
Hermitage, PA USA - Thursday, April 10, 2003 at 12:03:51 (EDT)

I am very interested in starting my own business concentrating mostly in duckpin bowling, but I need info on how to get duckpin machinery. If you have any advice please contact me at
Robert Selby <>
Reno, NV USA - Wednesday, April 09, 2003 at 13:15:38 (EDT)

I work at a Bowling center in Northern CA. Last month a friend took me to MD/DC and we tried our hand at Duck Pins several times in Severna Park. I'm returning this month and I intend to stop in for a game or two. I wish we offered this sport in Concord, Ca!
Libby Wilson <>
Martinez, CA USA - Sunday, April 06, 2003 at 08:54:51 (EDT)

$50 FIRM to ANYONE who has a MINT condition P.B.S. rubberband duckpin. My wife won this duckpin way back as a bantam bowler. She doesn't have it anymore but still wishes she did, so I want to give her the same duckpin on our anniversary. This wooden but plastic coated duckpin has a blue corporate symbol on front and 2 stripes painted at top. Does this description match your rubberband duckpin? Paying $50 for it if it's MINT! E-mail a photo and questions to This is a great duckpin page!
Dick Danialson <>
Detroit, MI USA - Sunday, April 06, 2003 at 00:37:20 (EST)

Keep the Duck's flying !!!! Support the sport you love, join the NDBC and your local bowling center. Vist the Rhode Island Duckpin Bowlers Association..........
Kevin F. Brown <>
Cranston, RI USA - Friday, March 28, 2003 at 18:35:07 (EST)

I grew up on Duckpin Bowling in Richmond, Virginia, from 1967 until 1974. My senior year in high school, I had a 127 average in the youth league. Once I left for college and a career in the Army, my duckpin career was over. I still have fond memories of the great people I bowled with and many are still active in Richmond as I read their names and scores from the Sunday Richmond paper over the web. I still have my bowling balls and some patches from the past. Thanks for having the web site.
Gary N. Jackson <>
Blacksburg, VA USA - Tuesday, March 25, 2003 at 13:59:11 (EST)

I absolutely loved duckpin bowling with some friends of mine in Fountain Square in Indiana. This was a great place to relax and enjoy the atmosphere.
Monica <>
Franklin, IN USA - Friday, March 21, 2003 at 17:07:15 (EST)

we just love duckpin, we play it ever sat.
maegan and anna <>
goochland, va USA - Thursday, March 20, 2003 at 09:38:36 (EST)

Just saw your list of Duckpin Alleys. Very interesting. I didn't have any idea that there were still that many lanes in this county. I started duckpin bowling about l956 in Washington, DC and later moved to NC and had to move to tenpins as all the duckpins were gone near here. I am glad I found your site.
Jim Atwell <>
Lexington, NC USA - Monday, March 17, 2003 at 17:03:02 (EST)

I went duckpin bowling last night for the first time (my significant other's idea) Wow it's soooo much fun... more challenging.. but i managed to get a few strikes... but for the firs titme and only being 17 not bad
bristol, ct USA - Sunday, March 16, 2003 at 09:43:12 (EST)

Excellent website, very informative. Keep up the excellent work
- Thursday, March 13, 2003 at 08:49:22 (EST)

Thank you for such a fun, informative and well maintained site. I am an artist with an urge to do a project on bowling but I don't know why yet! This site gave me confidence to procede;thanks again.
Flo Perkins <>
SANTA fe, NM USA - Sunday, March 09, 2003 at 11:22:51 (EST)

Looking for comments and suggestions on whether or not I should add a few duck pin lanes to a center I am planning. Is there a greater amount of trafic because of them? What are the additional markets that open up by having Duck Pin lanes? Seniors Small Children Handicaped What is the cost of equipment and maintanence vs. 10 Pin?
Ed Barrett <>
Lewisburg, PA USA - Friday, March 07, 2003 at 22:22:58 (EST)

Save the ducks.
Ear Falls, Ontario Canada - Monday, March 03, 2003 at 00:01:39 (EST)

I used to be a ten pin bowler for many years until my tendonitis became bad. I moved to Pa in 1999 and tried duckpin. I can do that without the pain. I enjoy doing the sport. I don't do it on a regular basis. Good Luck in getting it to grow back.
JoAnn Boeschen <>
Upper Strasburg, Pa USA - Sunday, March 02, 2003 at 08:21:03 (EST)

Cool site, good job.
Hackensack, New Jersey USA - Thursday, February 20, 2003 at 14:01:00 (EST)

I am a frequent duckpin bowler and sometimes 10 pin bowler in baltimore. I bowl at Parkville Lanes and am on the major league on saturdays. Im 16 and have pretty much done it all my life. It was crushing when they closed AMF Joppa. There was never one day that place wasnt packed, what a stupid move to close it. I love the game and have just received some new advice that has helped my game immensely! I dont bowl 10 pin much anymore because it messes up my duckpin game!
Daniel Aker <>
Baltimore, MD USA - Tuesday, February 18, 2003 at 20:37:13 (EST)

FANTASTIC site! I just went duckpinning for the first time ever, bowled a 125 and 121(2 in 1st frame too!) I grew up 10 pinning and did some candlepin. I'd like to do a 1 or 2 day trip of all five bowling types. Can anyone help me locate the most central area to hit Candlepin fivePin(canada only right???) duckpin rubberband duckpin thanks! mike
mike engle <>
Troy, NY USA - Monday, February 17, 2003 at 16:28:46 (EST)

My wife & I are attempting to acquire information about duckpin pinsetters and returns. However, I know that nobody has made them in a long time. I understand someone in Iowa is designing one, but do not have a contact for him. Any useful info about a contact will be appreciated.
Chris <>
Indianapolis, IN USA - Wednesday, February 05, 2003 at 09:00:47 (EST)

useful and informative
john barker  <>
Staffs, uk uk - Saturday, February 01, 2003 at 12:03:56 (EST)

Thanks for this site and greetings from London!
G. Cooper
USA - Friday, January 24, 2003 at 18:31:30 (EST)

Is duckpin bowling the same things as "regular" bowling? I'm soo confused. Looking at the rules, they appear to be the same, but i've never heard it called duckpin! Thanks for the great site.
SF Limo Jack
San Francisco, CA USA - Friday, January 10, 2003 at 14:00:06 (EST)

Great site, I was in a conversation w/ a guy at work and he had the oppotunity to Duckpin while in Maryland I originally being from Massachusetts also did but then candlepin lanes took over. BTW, The manufacturer from Worcester also made textile weaving looms I had worked on some of there machines that were built in the early 20's. Thanx Again for the info. Wish they had Duckpin or candlepin out here in ohio LOL
Brian Tracey <>
Niles , Ohio USA - Wednesday, January 08, 2003 at 00:52:58 (EST)

I used to bowl duckpins many years ago at the Dual Lanes in Hagerstown. Not very good at it, tho ... just there for the beer.
Cheri Oliveri <>
Fairfield, pa USA - Tuesday, January 07, 2003 at 10:34:50 (EST)

Thanks for the info on how to play and where to find a place to play. I took my kids (10 & 11) there for the first time today and they loved it! With out your Web site I would not have known that there was till a place to go in Richmond! Thanks so much Lea
Lea Townsend <>
Richmond, VA USA - Saturday, January 04, 2003 at 13:12:14 (EST)

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