in the 1830's is when they started to ban 9-pin bowling in Texas, so many changed to 10 pin.
The origins of nine pin bowling go back to England in the 13th century.
No tap or 9 pin is where on the 1st ball if you get a 9 it is a strike
In tenpin bowling, there are ten pins per lane. In 9 pin there are nine. In 5 pin there are five.
The head pin in bowling is the name of the pin in the 1 pin position. 7 8 9 10 ..4 5 6 ....2 3 .....1
There is tenpin bowling, duckpin bowling, fivepin bowling, ninepin bowling. Variations of tenpin include color pin, red head pin, 9 pin no tap, Monte Carlo, Even/Odds, Low ball, and best frame.
This is the layout of pins in a game of ten pin bowling: 7 8 9 10 4 5 6 2 3 1
9 pin no tap, means if you throw your first ball down the lane and take out only 9, then it is a strike and the lane resets to 10 pins and you move on to the next frame. Ninepin bowling and 9 pin no tap are not the same thing. Ninepin bowling is a type of "bowling." No tap is a game type played within "Tenpin" (traditional US alley bowling).
Obviously the ten pin bowling
The front pin in bowling is called the head pin or the one pin.
Depending on the pin...a typical bowling pin might weigh from 3 lbs. 6 oz to 3 pounds 9 oz.