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09
December

Hammer Amp Up

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Hammer Amp Up The new Hammer performance ball, Amp UP, is a very good combination of good, clean pearl motion thru the heads and very good pop at the pins. The Overdrive pearlized coverstock wrapping the Powershot core, gives the Amp UP a very good 1-2 punch with the Hammer Amp. Bring a new level […]

23
November

Hammer Absolut Hook First, you have Absolut Curve, and that wasn’t enough, soooo…now you have Absolut Hook. Hammer has released the new Absolut Hook, which gives you more hook for the slickest of conditions. It has the H-200 coverstock along with the same Fat Max core from the Absolut Curve. The stronger coverstock will give […]

23
November

Brunswick Mastermind The new Brunswick Mastermind sets on the quest to master the heaviest of oiled lanes. The Mastermind has fully equiped with a new coverstock, Honor Roll Solid Reactive, and the Mastermind Ultra Low RG core, so this ball will get into a heavy roll to grip the slickest of conditions. This ball could […]

23
November

Radical Yeti Untamed The beast has been unleashed, again. Radical Bowling Technologies are started to fill their performance lineup with some very strong equipment and the Yeti Untamed is another one that fills the bill. The Yeti Untamed has the same symmetrical core from the original Yeti, but this one has a solid reactive coverstock, […]

23
November

Hammer Cold Blood 15 Only LAST ONE During this holiday season and as the weather gets colder, Hammer bowling tries to continue this trend with the new Cold Blood. The Cold Blood has the same core design from the First Blood, however, it is wrapped in a new NBT Pearl coverstock. The combination of core […]

Radical Reax Version 2 As many movie watchers now, most sequels or 2nd version are never as good as the first, The Reax Version 2, however, changes the thoughts on that notion. The new Radical Reax Version 2 is a lot of hook as compared to the Original Reax and some thoughts that it could […]

31
October

DV8 Dude

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DV8 Dude The bowling world was waiting to see what DV8 was going to do as a compliment to last year’s successful Diva bowling ball, and here it is, DV8 Dude. The Dude uses the Class 4F solid reactive coverstock that will give a little earlier but smoother ball motion. The Dude still has that […]

15
October

Pyramid Path Origin Pearl Gold RETIRED The Origin Gold Pearl is the new release from Pyramid Bowling, and is a compliment to the Path Origin of last season. The Origin Pearl has a reactive pearl coverstock wrapping around the SG 19.5 symmetrical weight block, giving this ball a nice smooth move through the heads and […]

15
October

Pyramid Dark Path Hybrid RETIRED Here is a new release from Pyramid Bowling, the Dark Path. The Dark Path has combined the asymmetric core that was popular in last year’s Chosen Path line, but wrapped it around the new Navigational Hybrid coverstock. This ball will be a very versatile compliment to the rest of the […]

24
September

Storm Reign On The Storm reign on the mid-priced line of bowling balls continued with their new release in the Thunder line, Reign On. The Reign On has the popular R2S Hybrid coverstock surround the C.A.M. core from the Reign series (last one being the Reign of Power) so you will get a nice move […]

24
September

Storm Byte The latest Storm release in the premier line is the Storm Byte, which takes the ERG coverstock from the popular Lucid release then added more differential to the G2 core from the Sync, and you have this new addition to the Storm arsenal. The Byte has very good shelf appeal but don’t be […]

Roto Grip Totally Defiant The Roto Grip Totally Defiant has the same core and pearlized look as the Defiant Edge with one key ingredient missing that will create a new ball motion for this HP4 line ball. Totally Defiant is just pearl reactive so it doesn’t have the Micro Bite additive that the Defiant Edge […]

02
September

Radical Reax Pearl The Reax Pearl from Radical Bowling Technologies is a great compliment to the Reax Solid release from last bowling season. The colorful Highly Responsive Pearl coverstock gives a very clean, but heavy roll through the front part of the lane, but the backend motion is very predictable. The Reax pearl also rolls […]

02
September

Radical Torrid Affair The Torrid Affair is a new affordable price point release from Radical Bowling Technologies. The Torrid Affair has a low RG symmetrical core wrapped around 2000 finished EZ Use Performance coverstock. As compared to the other balls in Radical’s lines, the Torrid Affair has a very smooth controlled ball motion. Alot of […]

02
July

Ebonite Source

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Ebonite Source The new performance release from Ebonite called The Source seems to capture that look from the Mission series that was very successful from Ebonite. This ball has good length with the XL2000 pearl coverstock and strong hit using the Mission core. This ball has very good shelf appeal and will be a good […]

Brunswick Aura Mystic The Mystic Aura is the new release in the Pro Performance line from Brunswick. This ball has the new Optimum Versatility Reactive coverstock that resembles a hybrid look in my opinion. The Mystic will have a nice shelf appeal with the solid Black/Gold Pearl swirl and it will be a good addition […]

Storm Hy-Road Pearl The cheering you hearing aloud is coming for all of the fans of the original Hy-Road as Storm has finally made a pearlized version of this classic. The Hy-Road Pearl has the Inverted FE2 core inside of the popular R2S Pearl Reactive coverstock. The ball reaction is so smooth and predictable has […]

DV8 Endless Nightmare The Endless Nightmare is the new release from DV8, and by all accounts and tests, the strongest ball by far from DV8. The new Nightmare kept the same Nightmare core from the last two Nightmare releases, but wrapped this core with a new Class 9 Hybrid cover. This combination will make this […]

02
April

Ebonite Champion The Ebonite Champion is the new release from EBI, and this ball seems to have the ball motion that EBI has missed over their last two high performance releases, great length but strong, controlled motion on the backend. This ball has great shelf appeal but the performance of this ball will be a […]

27
March

Pyramid Path Origin Solid RETIRED The new third Performance release from Pyramid is the Path Origin. This bowling ball has a Reactive resin coverstock but unlike the Chosen Path, this ball has a Symmetrical weight block. The Origin has a very clean look through the heads and the really smooth motion at the backend, typical […]

11
March

Radical Yeti The Radical Yeti is the 2nd release from Radical Bowling Technologies. This ball is a symmetrical compliment to the Reax. It goes longer with a smoother move off the spot, where as the Reax can be a bit more angular. The Yeti has also a very simple color combination that will allow this […]

Radical Reax The new Radical Reax, from Radical Bowling Technologies, is the new release from Mo Pinel, Phil Cardinale, and Brian Graham. They went with the subtle classic black color with a new Offset core, wrapped in a 500/1500 coverstock. Smooth ball motion with a nice continuous motion through the pin deck. Looks like this […]

Pyramid Chosen Path Orange/Smoke RETIRED The new adventure from Pyramid into the performance category, the Chosen Path, is an symmetrical core with a smooth 2000 grit coverstock should give this ball a very clean move through the front part of the lane. If you watch the video, you will see this, but the hit in […]

Pyramid Chosen Path Acid Lime/Pink RETIRED The new adventure from Pyramid into the performance category, the Chosen Path, is an symmetrical core with a smooth 2000 grit coverstock should give this ball a very clean move through the front part of the lane. If you watch the video, you will see this, but the hit […]