Bowler Ratings


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General Info

Name:Honey Badger Intensity
Reviewed:March 2021
Coverstock Specs
Name:S70 Solid
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:4000 Abralon
Color:Pink / Blue Navy
Core Specs
Name:Grapnel 2.0 Asymmetric
Int. Diff:0.012

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900 Global’s new Honey Badger Intensity is the latest addition to the Honey Badger family. This ball uses the same Grapnel 2.0 Asymmetric core from the Honey Badger Revival and pairs it with the S70 Solid coverstock, which was recently found on the Ordnance. Between the 4000 Abralon finish and the weaker overall coverstock, this ball provided less total hook than the Aspect. The Honey Badger Intensity’s core, coverstock, and box finish combination tended to provide our testers with their best matchups in transition, with the best oil pattern depending on each tester’s individual style.

Stroker had the best overall reaction with the Honey Badger Intensity across the test patterns. On the medium house shot condition, he played a very small swing, allowing the asymmetrical core to rev up and the 4000 grit surface to read the midlane for a smooth arc downlane. On the fresh, he had more length than the Aspect, along with a smoother back end motion than the Ordnance C4. Between oil getting into the fresh cover and the lanes drying out a bit,

900 Global Honey Badger Intensity Comparisons

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Additional 900 Global Honey Badger Intensity Resources

Click here to visit 900 Global's website to read the manufacturer-supplied information on this ball. Also, see below for the manufacturer-produced promotional video for this ball.

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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.