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OH OH IT’S MAGIC
Less than a decade after the first automatic scorer debuted, AMF released the MagicScore, a revolutionary new scoring system. A reviewer who attended the demonstration declared that the MagicScore “li ...
SETTING THE STANDARD
Though the bowling pin may look simple, it is anything but. Every bowling pin is built to exact specifications in an effort to ensure fair play. The American Bowling Congress (now part of the United S ...
SPOTTING A PROBLEM
Part of the beauty of the AMF Pinspotter was providing easy access should repairs be needed. Proprietors often recruited maintenance workers to learn the ins and outs of the machinery, but if a pin or ...
THE MAGIC OF AMF
If pinsetting could be automated and made simpler, why couldn’t ball return? The AMF Magic Circle, released a few years after the Pinspotter, addressed this very concern. The circular revolving tray h ...
THE SCIENCE OF SCORING
Willingness to embrace new technologies has long been a strength of the bowling industry. From the early adoption of rubber balls to computerized lane maintenance, bowlers and proprietors have not shi ...
UNDER THE HOOD OF THE PINSPOTTER
The AMF Pinspotter transformed the bowling industry. While the exterior of a lane equipped with the Pinspotter displayed the AMF logo or Magic Triangle Pindicator, the interior held a complicated maze ...