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)

Note: Ratings are only available to our subscribers.

General Info

Coverstock Specs
Name:S43
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:Polished
Color:Red / Yellow
Empty
Core Specs
Name:NA
Type:Symmetrical
RG:2.551
Diff:0.046
Int. Diff:0.000

As stated in the reviews of the other versions of the Hook!, this series is a replacement for the discontinued Missing Links. Those balls were known for their consistent ball reactions and the Hook! series looks to be the same.

All three testers preferred using the solid Hook! on our dry lane condition. Like with the Orange/Purple Hook!, the shiny finish gave the Hook! all the push it needed to strike on this shorter pattern. Being a solid, the Yellow/Red Hook! picks up the lane just slightly sooner than its pearl counterpart. Out of the pattern it has the same smooth arc shape we saw on this pattern with the Orange/Purple.

Moving to the medium pattern, we made the same surface adjustments as we did ...

The BTM Ball Testing Team

About The BTM Ball Testing Team

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.