Ball Reviews

Jet: Maximum Altitude

September 16th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

52 Hook 15 Length 15.5 Breakpoint Shape Manufacturer’s Intent: “When we saw the success the Altitude [February 2012] was having, we had no choice but to introduce a pearl version to the market,” says Jet CEO and President Chris Crossett. “Our intent was to produce a ball that kept the same great core with a […]


Lord Field: Heritage

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50 Hook 15 Length 15.5 Breakpoint Shape Manufacturer’s Intent: “The combination of the aggressive Korrupt core and a pearl coverstock make the Heritage one of the most aggressive pearls in the marketplace,” says Tony Martin of Lord Field. “They give it a distinctive breakpoint and consistent reaction that a bowler can have confidence in. The […]


Lord Field: Nasty

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51 Hook 14 Length 14.5 Breakpoint Shape Manufacturer’s Intent: “A good early reaction with strong roll makes it easy for the bowler to read the lanes with this ball,” says Tony Martin of Lord Field. “The high-rev player and the low-rev player will benefit equally from the straight lines and from the mass bias puck […]


Roto Grip: Shatter

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48 Hook 16 Length 15.5 Breakpoint Shape Manufacturer’s Intent: “Since the Rising Star hybrid [April 2011] and Shooting Star solid [November 2011] have provided such great performance for a minimal price, we felt it would be good to add a pearl version to create a more skid/snap type reaction,” says Chris Schlemer. “This is a […]


Roto Grip: Berzerk

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53.5 Hook 13.5 Length 15 Breakpoint Shape Manufacturer’s Intent: “When restructuring the Roto Grip product line top to bottom, we felt we needed a hybrid in the HP-3 line,” says Chris Schlemer. “With the success of the Bandit pearl and Outlaw solid [both August 2011], we knew we had a proven core that would benefit […]


Roto Grip: Shout

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45 Hook 16.5 Length 13.5 Breakpoint Shape Manufacturer’s Intent: “Introduced alongside its pearlized counterpart, the Shout, too, is designed for lighter oil conditions or those high-friction lane surfaces,” says Chris Schlemer. “Again, a bright and fun color combination creates another superb option for the novice or beginner player. Even high-rev, tournament-ready players will appreciate the […]


Roto Grip: Scream

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44 Hook 17 Length 14 Breakpoint Shape Manufacturer’s Intent: “The new HP-1 line, which includes the Scream and the Shout, was created for a couple different reasons,” says Chris Schlemer of Storm/Roto Grip. “Reason one: give the more advanced player a good pearlized option when there is lighter oil or more friction in the lane. […]


Brunswick: Karma Urethane

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44 Hook 13 Length 13 Breakpoint Shape Manufacturer’s Intent: “Our goal was to create an improved old-school urethane ball motion and improve the pin action of older urethane coverstocks,” says Billy Orlikowski of Brunswick. “We achieved this by using our Activator base urethane coverstock, which provided the length, controlled backend and power through the pins […]


Brunswick: C(System) Maxxed Out

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53 Hook 13.5 Length 14.5 Breakpoint Shape Manufacturer’s Intent: “Our goal was to create a stronger version of the highly popular C(System) versa-max [March 2012],” says Brunswick’s Billy Orlikowski. “We also wanted a ball motion with mid-lane control and strong continuation after the lane pattern has broken down. We achieved these goals by transferring the […]


Brunswick: Nexxus F(P+S)

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55 Hook 14.5 Length 16 Breakpoint Shape Manufacturer’s Intent: “Our goal was to create the most hooking pearlized ball to date,” says Billy Orlikowski of Brunswick R&D. “We achieved it by utilizing our ‘Addaptive Chemistry’ to create a new Snap additive which improves the back-end traction of the coverstock. This is the most aggressive Brunswick […]



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