Bowler Ratings

PatternStTwCr
Oily:X.XX.XX.X
Medium:X.XX.XX.X
Dry:X.XX.XX.X
Sport:X.XX.XX.X

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

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General Info

Coverstock Specs
Name:S43
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:Polished
Color:Pink / Black
Empty
Core Specs
Name:NA
Type:Symmetrical
RG:2.551
Diff:0.046
Int. Diff:0.000

This new Pink and Black offering is a hybrid version of the S43 coverstock. This Hook! uses the same weight block as the previous three with the difference being the coverstock change. So far, we were given a dull finished pearl with the Blue/Blue, a polished pearl with the Purple/Orange, and a polished solid in the Yellow/Red. The Pink/Black hybrid cover pushes farther than the Blue and Yellow/Red versions. It has more angle as it exits the pattern than all the versions but the Blue.

Our testers had the most room for error on our medium test pattern. As we have seen since the first Hook! release in the summer, these entry level balls offer plenty of motion for the price tag. This Hook! gives bowlers looking for an entry ...

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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.