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:PK 2016 Pearl
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:500 SiaAir / Crown Factory Compound
Color:Fire Pearl
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Core Specs
Name:Quantum Mushroom High RG
Type:Symmetrical
RG:2.557
Diff:0.053
Int. Diff:0.000

The Quantum Fire Pearl is one of the two new balls introduced into the new Pro Performance line for Brunswick. This series of balls offers the feature of a two-piece design having no filler core material and instead utilizing a much thicker coverstock. Both releases share the same Quantum High RG Mushroom core, with the differences in the two being their coverstocks and box finishes. The Fire Pearl uses the PK 2016 Pearl coverstock finished with 500 SiaAir and Crown Factory Compound. Paired with its high RG core design (2.557″), it achieves easy length with a strong but controlled motion downlane. The combination of this core and cover allowed all three testers to get to the pocket at the box finish on all four of our test patterns, which is actually not something we see often these days.

Our medium pattern offered the best reaction for our testers, as each of them could play to their strengths with this ball. They each not only had miss-room left and right, ...

Additional Brunswick Quantum Fire Pearl 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 test results and that you may sometimes find discrepancies between our comments / ratings and the manufacturer's claims. Links to these manufacturer resources are provided here strictly for convenience purposes.

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