Bowler Ratings


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

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General Info

Name:Break Down
Reviewed:February 2015
Coverstock Specs
Name:S70 Solid
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:neaT
Color:Bright Blue
Core Specs
Name:Break Asymmetric
Int. Diff:0.011

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The 900 Global Break Down uses a familiar core shape to other balls in both the Break and Eagle lines, but the densities have been altered. The changes result in a much lower differential and a higher RG. This equals to more lope through the front of the lane, with a much more controlled motion at the back of the lane. This ball is finished with the NEAT T pad, giving it some traction in the oil, but not enough to hook early and stop.

Comparing all of our fresh test patterns, the Break Down’s type of ball motion was best on the medium pattern. Our testers were able to attack the pattern with their feet and targets farther right than usual. The lower differential core

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