Hammer Bowling Ball Reviews

Bowling This Month currently tests and reviews all new Hammer bowling balls. See below for links to all recently-reviewed Hammer equipment, a comparison table showing all of our Hammer ball reviews, and a comparison graph that visually shows how all of the Hammer balls we've tested compare to each other in terms of our four bowling ball rating parameters.

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Summary Table of All Hammer Ball Reviews

The table below shows a tabular comparison of all recently-reviewed Hammer bowling balls. Currently, all balls in our database are shown in the table. BTM subscribers can customize the columns displayed on their Edit Profile page.

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Ball NameIssueCoverBox FinishRGDiffInt
Absolut CurveR Hyb500 / 500 / 500 Abrl / 1.5K Abrn / PHFF Polish2.480.0480.000
Absolut FlipR Prl500 / 500 / 500 / 1K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.480.0480.000
AmpR Hyb500 / 1K Abrl / PH CnS Compound2.490.0540.013
Amp UpR Prl500 / 500 / 500 / 1.5K Abrn / PHFF Polish2.480.0540.013
ArsonR Hyb800 / 1K / 2K / 2K Abrl2.50.0450.000
Arson High FlareR Prl500 / 2K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.480.0540.000
Arson High Flare SolidR Sol500 / 3K Abrl2.480.0540.000
Arson HybridR Hyb500 / 1K / 1K / 3K Abrl2.480.0450.000
Arson Low FlareR Hyb500 / 500 / 500 Abrl / PH CnS Compound2.480.0200.000
Arson Low Flare SolidR Sol500 Abrl / PH CnS Compound2.480.0200.000
Arson PearlR Prl500 / 1K / 2K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.480.0450.000
Bad AssR Sol500 / 2K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.480.0480.000
Bad IntentionsR Sol500 / 2K Abrl2.480.0480.000
Bad Intentions HybridR Hyb500 / 3K Abrl2.480.0480.000
Black Widow AssassinR Sol500 / 500 / 500 / 1K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.500.0580.014
Black Widow LegendR Hyb500 / 500 / 500 / 1K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.500.0580.014
Black Widow Red LegendR Prl500 / 500 / 500 / 1K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.500.0580.016
Black Widow Red Legend SolidR Sol500 / 2K Abrl2.500.0580.016
Blue HammerUre Sol800 / 1K / 2K / 4K Abrl2.570.0320.000
Blue VibeR Sol500 / 2K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.510.0420.000
BrickR Hyb500 / 500 / 1K / 2K Abrl2.500.0520.008
Burgundy HammerR Sol500 / 500 Abrl2.570.0320.000
Cherry VibeR Prl500 / 2K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.510.0420.000
Cobalt VibeR Prl800 Abrn / 1K / 2K / 4K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.510.0420.000
Cold BloodR Prl500 / 500 / 1K Abrl/PH CnS Compound2.480.0560.009
Dark LegendR Hyb500 / 1K Abrl / PH CnS Compound2.500.0580.016
Dark Legend SolidR Sol500 / 2K Abrl2.500.0580.016
Deadly AimR Hyb500 / 1K / 2K / 4K Abrl / PH CnS Compound2.490.0540.008
DieselR Hyb500 / 2K Abrl2.510.0460.000
EpidemicR Prl800 / 1K / 2K / 2K / PHFF Polish2.530.0500.013
First BloodR Hyb500 / 500 / 500 / 1.5K Abrn / PHFF Polish2.480.0560.009
GauntletR Hyb500 / 2K Abrl2.500.0500.012
Grape VibeR Prl800 Abrn / 1K / 2K / 4K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.510.0420.000
Hardcore BrawlR Sol800 Abrn / 1K / 2K / 2K Abrl2.560.0450.000
InfectionR Prl800 / 1K / 2K / 4K Abrl2.500.0550.011
NailR Prl800 Abrn / 1K / 2K / 4K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.550.0420.000
Nail TitaniumR Prl800 / 1K / 2K / 4K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.550.0420.000
PhobiaR Prl500 / 1K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.490.0540.000
PlagueR Hyb500 / 1K / 2K Abrl2.500.0550.000
RatchetR Hyb800 Abrn / 1K / 2K / 3K Abrl2.490.0570.009
RebelR Prl500 / 1K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.480.0440.000
Rebel SolidR Sol500 / 2K Abrl2.480.0440.000
RhythmR Sol800 Abrn / 1K / 2K / 2K Abrl2.480.0450.000
ScandalR Sol500 / 2K Abrl2.480.0540.000
Scandal PearlR Prl500 / 1K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.480.0540.000
SpikeR Prl800 Abrn / 1K / 2K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.560.0540.000
Spike Black/BlueR Prl500 / 500 / 500 / 1K Abrl / PH CnS Compound2.560.0540.000
Spike Black/GoldR Hyb800 / 2K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.560.0540.000
SwaggaR Hyb800 / 1K / 2K Abrl2.500.0600.014
TabooR Sol800 / 1K / 2K / 2K Abrl2.500.0600.016
Taboo Blue/SilverR Prl800 Abrn / 1K / 2K / 3K Abrl2.500.0600.016
Taboo Deep PurpleR Prl800 Abrn / 1K / 2K / 2K Abrl2.500.0600.016
Taboo Jet BlackR Sol500 / 1K / 2K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.500.0600.016
Taboo SparePolyester800 / 800 / 1K / 2K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.500.0600.016
The ChalkR Sol500 / 1K / 2K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.480.0560.000
ViralR Prl500 / 1K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.510.0420.000
Viral HybridR Hyb500 / 2K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.510.0420.000
Viral SolidR Sol500 / 1K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.510.0420.000
WrenchR Prl800 Abrn / 1K /2K Abrl / PHFF Polish2.500.0520.008

Hammer Ball Comparison Graph

The graph below shows a comparison of all Hammer balls. It shows four dimensions from our on-lane testing results:

  • Horizontal axis: Total Hook rating
  • Vertical axis: Length rating
  • Circle size: Torque rating
  • Circle color: Backend rating

Hover over each colored circle in the graph to see that ball’s name and ratings. Click a colored circle to view that ball’s full review.

(Note: The graph below is just a preview. Our actual interactive ball comparison graph is only available to subscribers.)

Bowling Ball Comparison Graph Preview