900 Global
Reality Check

Bowler Ratings


(1-10 in order of Stroker (ST), Tweener (TW), Cranker (CR))

General Ball Info

Coverstock Info
S84 Beta Hybrid
Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:
4K - Fast
Black / Indigo / Maroon
Core Info
Disturbance Asymmetric
Total Diff:0.052
Int. Diff:0.018

The Reality Check is the third ball to use the Disturbance Asymmetric core shape in the 900 Global line. The Reality paired it with S84 Response Solid, while the Altered Reality used S84 Response Pearl. The Reality Check features a new hybrid coverstock called S84 Beta Hybrid that comes out of the box at the new 4K – Fast finish. The resulting motion puts the Reality Check right between the previous two Reality releases in terms of overall hook and breakpoint shape.

Between the surface from the box finish and the hybrid coverstock, Cranker’s ball rolled very heavily in the midlane and gave him a strong back end movement on the heavy oil pattern. The Reality Check was earlier than his Altered Reality, but he was still able to stay in the same part of the lane for a long time. Once the fronts started to hook, he could make smaller moves to chase the oil inside. With all three balls at their box finishes and using the same line to the pocket, he would strike with the Reality Check, leave a 2 pin with the Altered Reality, and go right through the nose with the original Reality. Cranker’s look on the medium oil pattern was almost as good as what he saw on the heavy oil pattern. He was able to start much farther left on this pattern, seeing plenty of hook through the oil in the middle of the lane without the ...

Performance Ratings

Back End
Total Hook