Bowler Ratings


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

Note: Ratings are only available to our premium members.

General Info

Coverstock Specs
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:4000 Abralon
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

The Darkness is the newest addition to the AMF line up. This ball uses a similar core shape as the Incinerate, but the densities have been changed. The RG is lower, while the differential is higher than the Incinerate core. The core is surrounded with the very strong F77 coverstock that is finished with a very rough 4000 Abralon.

This ball was easily best for us on the heavy oil test pattern. The rough surface combined with a quick revving core allowed even our straightest player to have some miss room right on this tighter pattern. Tweener usually has to try and control his ball speed on this pattern to keep from shooting it past the breakpoint. He did not

AMF Darkness Comparisons

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