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

Name:Freight Train
Reviewed:August 2012
Coverstock Specs
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:nEat
Color:Black / Grey
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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900 Global’s first ball of the new bowling season is in their high performance line and is called the Freight Train. It uses a new s77 coverstock and combines it with a new version of the Combustion core used in the Train.

The ball is finished with the E pad which gave us our best reaction on our heavy oil test pattern. All the testers were able to play in their comfort zones on this pattern and make small moves into the oil as the pattern broke down. For us, this ball kept the pins really low. We did not throw anything across the deck, just straight back.

Moving to the medium pattern, only Stroker was able to keep the Freight Train on line at the box finish. Tweener and

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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.