Bowler Ratings


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General Info

Name:Black Ops
Reviewed:June 2015
Coverstock Specs
Name:S70 Solid
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:1500 Grit Polished
Core Specs
Name:Break Asymmetric
Int. Diff:0.021

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The 900 Global Black Ops joins the Break Down and the All Night in 900 Global’s Preferred line. They are giving away massive performance at this price point with this newest release. The Black Ops takes the popular S70 Solid coverstock from balls like the original Break and the Eagle and pairs it with the same weight block from both of those balls. The solid black cover comes out of the box at a 1500 grit polished finish.

This ball was best for us on our medium test pattern. With the contrasting logo colors, it was easy for all three testers to see how quickly the core wanted to start up, but it still cleared the front of the lane due to its polished box finish. Even our lower

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