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.

Brunswick Cutting Edge Hybrid

Brunswick Cutting Edge Hybrid

The Cutting Edge Hybrid is the dull-finished ball in the new Cutting Edge duo. These balls replace the Edge Dark Purple Solid and Edge Blue Pearl for the new season. This multi-colored hybrid comes out of the box with a... [Read More]

Radical Ludicrous

Radical Ludicrous

The Ludicrous offers ludicrous response off the breakpoint in the Reliable line for Radical. This release uses a new asymmetrical weight block to give it an RG of 2.535", a total differential 0.050", and an intermediate differential of 0.012" before... [Read More]

Brunswick Method

Brunswick Method

With a new naming strategy and reconfiguration, Brunswick now has four lines of performance bowling balls this season. The Method joins the Magnitude 055 and Magnitude 035 Pearl in the High performance line, which falls just beneath their Pro performance... [Read More]

Brunswick Cutting Edge Solid

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The Brunswick Cutting Edge Solid is the smoother box-surfaced ball of the two new Cutting Edge releases. Both of these bowling balls join the Advanced line for Brunswick, where the True Motion and Vintage Inferno currently reside. This ball uses... [Read More]

Radical Intel Pearl

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The Radical Intel Pearl uses the same symmetrical core that was used in the original Intel, which gives it a low RG of 2.483" and a low differential of 0.035". The difference between these two balls comes in the coverstock,... [Read More]

Hammer Black Widow Black/Gold

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The Black Widow Black/Gold is the latest incarnation of the Black Widow. This ball uses Hammer's famed Gas Mask asymmetrical core and it is paired up with the polished Aggression Hybrid coverstock. This cover uses the same base formula as... [Read More]

Brunswick Quantum Bias

Brunswick Quantum Bias

The Quantum Bias is the fourth entry into the revived Quantum line for Brunswick. This solid white ball features the new Quantum Mushroom High RG Asymmetric core shape, making it the first of the four new Quantums to feature an... [Read More]

Ebonite Matrix Solid

Ebonite Matrix Solid

The Ebonite Matrix Solid uses the same GB 12.7 Solid cover that was used on the Mission Unknown. This 500/2000 Abralon box-finished cover surrounds the asymmetrical Matrix Reload core shape that was used in the Matrix from last year. We... [Read More]

Hammer Diesel Torque

Hammer Diesel Torque

The Hammer Diesel Torque uses the symmetrical Diesel core shape from the original Diesel remake and the Juiced Solid reactive cover. The last time we saw this cover in its solid form was on the Bad Ass. This time, the... [Read More]

Track Precision

Track Precision

The Track Precision uses a new cover and a new core design that results in a ball motion that is very clean through the front, with an enormous downlane reaction. This ball uses Track's new asymmetrical Precision SD (single density)... [Read More]