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:Hook! Blue
Reviewed:May 2011
Coverstock Specs
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:4000 Abralon
Color:Blue / Blue
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Hook! is the new introductory price point ball for 900 Global. This new Hook! line of bowling balls will replace the Missing Links this summer. There will be three versions of the Hook! This month’s Hook! blue/blue is a pearlized version of the S43 reactive coverstock. The Hook! uses an elongated modified version of the core found in former AMF balls such as the Code, Mega Friction, and Mega Recovery. The modification creates core numbers similar to the phased out Missing Links. This cover creates traction in the oil as well as when the ball encounters friction, compared to pearlized Missing Links.

While some players with slower speeds will find more use on heavy oil, we preferred using it on

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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.