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Golden Retriever
09-04-2007, 06:15 AM
Is smoother the surface the faster?

kevhen
09-04-2007, 06:34 AM
Yes. Rough surface equals slow.

Bagumbawalla
09-04-2007, 04:33 PM
In general, yes. A tennis ball will "cling" to a grittier surface- which slows it down for a few microseconds.