Bowler Ratings


Bowler ratings are from 1 to 10 in order of Stroker (ST), Tweener (TW), Cranker (CR)

Note: Ratings are only available to our premium members.

General Info

Reviewed:September 2010
Coverstock Specs
Name:S73 Reactive
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:4000 Abralon
Color:Black / Copper Pearl
Core Specs
Name:Self Righting Core (SRC)
Int. Diff:0.020

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The Bank is the latest high performance release for 900 Global. This new release uses a brand new core design which is sure to create some buzz. The Self Righting Core, or SRC, is touted as having only one stable point, while most cores have multiple stable points. The reason for one stable point versus several is that it allegedly allows the core to migrate from unstable to stable much more easily. That is as far as we will get into it, since we are merely ball testers and aren’t in the business of designing cores. Just remember that a ball doesn’t have to have an explosive reaction at the breakpoint to have excellent pin carry.

All testers found the Bank to match up best with our oily test pattern. On this pattern, all three were playing small swing shots, with Cranker being the deepest of the three, as usual. Getting the Bank to read the pattern was never a problem. We

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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.