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.

Track Tundra Solid

Track Tundra Solid

The Tundra Solid is the second release in the current Track lineup that uses the Track Symmetric core. This high RG, low differential core shape was previously paired with a polished pearlized coverstock on the original Tundra to give bowlers... [Read More]

Storm PhysiX

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The PhysiX is the latest entry into the high performance Premier line for Storm. It uses the new Atomic asymmetrical core design that is nearly identical in RG, total differential, and intermediate differential to the RAD-X core from the Sure... [Read More]

Hammer Rip’D Pearl

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Hammer's latest Rip’D release features a pearlized version of the Aggression CFI cover. This coverstock surrounds the same asymmetrical Rip’D core shape as the previous two Rip’D releases. The Aggression Pearl CFI cover comes out of the box at a... [Read More]

Storm Hy-Road X

Storm Hy-Road X

The Hy-Road X celebrates the tenth year since the introduction of the original Hy-Road, which is still in production today. It uses the same symmetrical Inverted Fe2 core design as the original, but the coverstock has been changed to R2X... [Read More]

Track Paradox V

Track Paradox V

As suggested by its name, the Paradox V is the fifth Paradox release from Track. This time, the I-Core 2.0 weight block from all the previous Paradox releases is surrounded by the Prime Pearl coverstock that was introduced recently on... [Read More]

Ebonite Destiny Hybrid

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Ebonite introduces the new Destiny Hybrid as a third coverstock option in their Lower Mid Performance line. As expected from a polished hybrid, this ball fits between the Destiny Solid and Destiny Pearl in length, motion off the breakpoint, back... [Read More]

Motiv Trident Abyss

Motiv Trident Abyss

The Trident Abyss is the newest high performance ball for heavy oil from Motiv. We would actually go so far as to say that this is THE ball for heavy volumes of oil in the Motiv lineup. The Trident Abyss... [Read More]

Ebonite Game Breaker 3 Pearl

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The Game Breaker 3 Pearl is the latest ball to use the symmetrical Enhanced V2 weight block in Ebonite's Mid Performance line. This is the same core that has powered all the Game Breaker balls since the Game Breaker 2,... [Read More]

Columbia 300 Savage

Columbia 300 Savage

The Savage rolls into Columbia 300's high performance Red Line Collection, joining the Lit and the Lit Pearl. It uses the same HyperSHOCK Technology additive in the filler material as the Lits, but it features a new asymmetrical core design.... [Read More]

Track Tactix

Track Tactix

The Tactix joins the Logix in Track’s Upper-Mid Performance line. This ball is the sanded solid alternative to the polished pearlized Logix. Interestingly, while staying with the same naming theme at this price point, the Tactix uses a different asymmetrical... [Read More]