The BTM Ball Testing Team

About The BTM Ball Testing Team

The BTM Ball Testing Team is led by Eric Martinez. Our team of three testers has thrown and reviewed hundreds of bowling balls for Bowling This Month. When not testing balls for BTM, Eric owns and operates University Pro Shop in San Antonio, TX and he is an avid competitive bowler. Click here to learn more about how we test and review bowling balls.

900 Global Honey Badger Urethane

900 Global Honey Badger Urethane

The Honey Badger Urethane joins the other Honey Badgers, Badgers, and the Boo-Yah in 900 Global's Tour Preferred 700 Series line. This ball uses the Grapnel Asymmetric core from the Honey Badger and Honey Badger Claw, which gives it more... [Read More]

Motiv Thrill

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The Motiv Thrill uses a new weight block and a new coverstock to provide bowlers a new non-urethane option designed to handle drier lane conditions. Its symmetrical Flux core design has a very high RG and a very low differential,... [Read More]

Hammer Black Widow Pink

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The Black Widow Pink is the latest addition to Hammer's Black Widow series, joining the Black/Gold, Gold, and Urethane among their current Black Widow offerings. This new release uses the same asymmetrical Gas Mask core shape as previous Widows, but... [Read More]

Motiv Venom Recoil

Motiv Venom Recoil

The Venom Recoil features the reactive solid Coercion MFS coverstock—which was used previously on the Villain and T10—and a new asymmetrical core design. The Gear APG weight block is a low RG and medium differential asymmetrical design. This combination of... [Read More]

Radical Ludicrous Solid

Radical Ludicrous Solid

The Radical Ludicrous Solid is the second ball in the Ludicrous line. In this version, the Asymmetric with Scoop Technology core design—the same core used in the original Ludicrous—is surrounded by the Ai-43 reactive solid coverstock. It is factory finished... [Read More]

Radical Conspiracy Pearl

Radical Conspiracy Pearl

The Conspiracy Pearl is the pearl-covered follow-up to the extremely angular original Conspiracy. This ball uses the same asymmetrical core design, but it features Brunswick's DynamiCore filler material, which is a first for a Radical ball. The Conspiracy Pearl also... [Read More]

Brunswick Method Solid

Brunswick Method Solid

The Method Solid is the newest addition to Brunswick’s High Performance product line. It joins the original Method, the Vintage Vapor Zone, and the Magnitude 035 Pearl at this price point, and it easily provides more total hook than any... [Read More]

Brunswick Quantum Bias Pearl

Brunswick Quantum Bias Pearl

The Quantum Bias Pearl is the second recent asymmetrical entry into the Quantum line for Brunswick. It uses the same Quantum Mushroom High RG Asymmetric core design as the white Quantum Bias. This ball features the new ECA-XR Pearl coverstock,... [Read More]

Columbia 300 Savage Life

Columbia 300 Savage Life

The Columbia 300 Savage Life is the pearlized follow-up to the original Savage from last fall. It uses the same asymmetrical Savage core shape as the original, along with the Exciter Pearl coverstock. This pearl cover comes out of the... [Read More]

Roto Grip Halo Pearl

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The Halo Pearl is the complement to the original Halo. This new addition to Roto Grip's high performance HP4 lineup uses the same asymmetrical Centrum core design as the Halo, but with a pearlized coverstock. Its eTrax-P18 cover, which is... [Read More]