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

Name:Heat Stroke
Reviewed:September 2013
Coverstock Specs
Name:F55 Pearl
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:Polished
Color:Fire and Brimstone
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Heat Stroke is the medium performance release for AMF this summer. The core is one that has been used throughout the years and, in the Heat Stroke, is surrounded by an F55 pearl reactive coverstock. The lower flaring core and medium strength coverstock matched up best on our medium test pattern.

The Heat Stroke gave us what we put into it. Cranker had more length and a stronger back end shape, while Stroker and Tweener saw more movement in the midlane and an arc shape down lane. The highly polished shell caused some over/under for all three testers on

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