Bowler Ratings


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General Info

Name:Fanatic SS
Reviewed:February 2017
Coverstock Specs
Name:Relativity Hook
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:500 / 1500 SiaAir
Color:Black / Light Purple Solid
Core Specs
Name:Dual Flip Symmetric Low RG
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Brunswick Fanatic SS brings all new technology to the Fanatic line. This ball uses a different core design than both the original Fanatic and the Fanatic BTU. Its Dual Flip Symmetric Low RG core has a lower RG and higher differential than the I-Block Symmetric core from the first Fanatic. On top of the stronger core design, the Relativity Hook solid coverstock will pick up earlier and stronger than the polished pearl cover of the Fanatic. The SS will be the Fanatic you want in your hands on heavy and longer oil patterns.

We liked the Fanatic SS best on our heavy test pattern. All three testers saw a big read in the midlane on this condition. This ball’s low RG core helped it to rev up quickly off the hand and its sanded cover gave it the traction it needed to get back to the pocket easily. All three testers could go away from the pocket on this pattern with the

Additional Brunswick Fanatic SS Resources

Click here to visit Brunswick's website to read the manufacturer-supplied information on this ball. Also, see below for the manufacturer-produced promotional video for this ball.

Please remember that our reviews are solely based on our own testing and that you may sometimes find differences between our comments and ratings and the manufacturer's claims. Links to these manufacturer resources are provided here strictly for convenience purposes.

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