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.

Columbia 300 Spoiler

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The Spoiler rolls into Columbia 300's mid-performance Yellow Line collection this fall, joining the Juke, the Sideswipe, and the Sideswipe Solid. It uses the Bend-It Solid coverstock paired up with the brand new Spoiler core design that has a higher... [Read More]

Hammer Gauntlet Fury

Hammer Gauntlet Fury

The Gauntlet Fury joins the original Gauntlet, the Scandal, and the Scandal Pearl in Hammer’s high performance line. This new release shares the Semtex Pearl CFI coverstock with the Scandal Pearl and pairs it up with the asymmetrical Gauntlet core... [Read More]

Ebonite Real One

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The Real One is the latest release to bring back a familiar name from Ebonite’s past. This ball uses a hybrid version of the GB 13.3 coverstock that is finished with 1000 Abralon and then polished with Powerhouse Factory Finish... [Read More]

AMF Ninja Pearl SE

AMF Ninja Pearl SE

The AMF Ninja Pearl SE uses the same symmetrical Shredder core as the Ninja SE. The differences between the two Ninja SEs come in the coverstock and box finish. The Ninja Pearl SE uses a pearlized version of the F70... [Read More]

Ebonite Turbo/R

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The Ebonite Turbo/R is available in three color combinations, all using the GB 10.7 coverstock and the new Turbo/R core. This symmetrical weight block is a high RG shape (2.59") with a low total differential (0.035"). When combined with the... [Read More]

Roto Grip Hot Cell

Roto Grip Hot Cell

The Roto Grip Hot Cell is a first in this era of bowling. This ball takes an old-school urethane coverstock and pairs it with a large, high-flaring asymmetrical core. The only previous urethane ball in recent Roto Grip history was... [Read More]

Motiv Trident Quest

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The Trident Quest uses the same asymmetrical Turbulent core from the original Trident. The weight block, however, is where the similarities between the two Tridents end. The Trident Quest has a polished pearlized coverstock that provides a strong read in... [Read More]

Radical Cyclops Pearl

Radical Cyclops Pearl

Following in the footsteps of the original Cyclops, the Cyclops Pearl is the second ball from Radical to use the Spindle Symmetric core. Whereas the original paired this higher RG and medium differential core with a hybrid coverstock, the Cyclops... [Read More]

Radical More Cash

Radical More Cash

When we reviewed the original Cash, we were impressed with how much energy it retained for the back end, considering that it was such an aggressive bowling ball. The Radical More Cash takes that to the next level. With a... [Read More]

Ebonite Affinity

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The Affinity joins a trio of Game Breaker 2 releases in Ebonite’s Mid Performance line. This ball uses the brand new symmetrical Affinity core shape and pairs it with the GB 11.2 Pearl coverstock from the Game Breaker 2 Phenom... [Read More]