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:Desert Hook
Reviewed:September 2013
Coverstock Specs
Name:S30 Pearl
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:Polished
Color:Copper / Royal Blue
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Desert Hook is the latest entry level release from 900 Global. It has a modified weight block from the previous Hook! balls with a higher RG and a lower differential. Combined with the weaker S30 pearl coverstock, this ball is designed with drier lane conditions in mind. We actually had our best reaction on our medium test pattern. The Desert Hook gave us enough hook in the oil and also allowed us to play closer to the track area.

All three testers were very close to each other on the lanes at the arrows and the breakpoint. The weaker

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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.