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A long handled device that enables the user to pick up, carry and deliver a bowl or jack, without bending. Constructed from marine grade steel alloy with a green polyester finish. Available in four sizes and with a palm or thumb release.

General Details

Factors to Consider

Bowls Australia have a list of approved bowlers arms on their website (www.bowlsaustralia.com.au). The website also has details about how to obtain approval to use the bowlers arms.

Extra product information

The bowling arm is constructed from a lightweight marine grade alloy with a polyester coating.

It is activated through a spring loaded device which is available in either a palm or thumb release.

The area for grasping the bowl is curve shaped and has rubber sections to assist in the grip of the bowls.

Standard model is 650mm(26") long. Also available in a wheelchair model which is 375mm (15") long.

The bowling arm is approved for all levels of competition by the Australian Bowling council.

Cleaning Requirements

Clean with a soft cloth and warm soapy water. Marks can also be removed with car polish if required.

Method of Use

Picking up the bowl:
1. To arrange the bowl in the arm with the correct bias and alignment, place the bowl between the user's feet in the required position.
2. Hold the arm at a forward leaning angle and the jaws will fit over the bowl.
3. With your thumb around the handgrip (not the top) lightly clench your fingers until the bowl can be picked up.

The swing:
1. When swinging the arm, it is not necessary to force the delivery.
2. By lifting the arm up in front of the user's body, the target area can be lined up and the weight of the bowl will naturally allow the user's arm to go into the backswing prior to deliver.
3. The height of the backswing will depend on the distance required.

The delivery:
1. Line up as for a normal delivery.
2. Be sure to take plenty of backswing without too much wrist, as the user should swing from the shoulder.
3. As the arm swings forward, the user should unclench their fingers slightly to release the bowl at the bottom of the swing near the heel of the user's foot.
4. Several practice swings should resolve any early or late release issues.

Other suggestions:
1. Hold the arm in a loose clasp, and do not clench the fingers tightly.
2. A fixed stance can be used. Some users may prefer to take a short step, although this brings the arm closer to the green and must be allowed for.

Maintenance

Refer to the supplier and manufacturer manual for maintenance instructions and safety warnings.

Models / Specifications

Model Wheelchair size: For a wheelchair user

Model Long size: For user 1830mm or longer

Model Short size: For user 1520mm or shorter

  • Length 590 mm

Model Medium size : 1520 - 1830mm

  • Length 650 mm

Suppliers (8)

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Achievable Concepts (Caves Beach)

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Bayside Jack High Bowls (Bentleigh East)

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Bowls World (Osborne Park)

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Drakes Pride (Bendigo)

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Fred Fern Bowls Centre (Woolloongabba)

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Hills Bowls Centre (Eastwood)

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The Bowling Arm (wholesale only) (Bendigo)

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Trevor Harker - The Bowling Arm (St Leonards)

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Achievable Concepts (Caves Beach)

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Hills Bowls Centre (Eastwood)

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Bayside Jack High Bowls (Bentleigh East)

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Drakes Pride (Bendigo)

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The Bowling Arm (wholesale only) (Bendigo)

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Trevor Harker - The Bowling Arm (St Leonards)

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Fred Fern Bowls Centre (Woolloongabba)

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