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)

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General Info

Coverstock Specs
Name:Optimum Hook Solid
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:500 / 2000 SiaAir
Color:Black / Blue Solid
Empty
Core Specs
Name:NA
Type:Asymmetrical
RG:2.481
Diff:0.052
Int. Diff:0.015

This is the follow up to the Aura and the change to a solid reactive coverstock makes it a monster. The core remains the same as the Aura, but the 2000 SiaAir finished Optimum Hook Solid cover provides much more hook than its predecessor.

This ball was best for all three testers on our heavy test pattern. The Paranormal Aura provided each tester with much more area to hit on this pattern than the Aura. Each tester was able to chase the pattern left as the oil started to go away and none of them saw any loss of hook ...

Brunswick Paranormal Aura Comparisons

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