Bowler Ratings


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

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General Info

Name:Ultimate Nirvana
Reviewed:February 2016
Coverstock Specs
Name:ECS Hybrid
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:500 / 4000 SiaAir
Color:Red / White / Blue Pearl
Core Specs
Name:Nirvana Ultra Low RG
Int. Diff:0.013

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The Ultimate Nirvana is the hybrid-covered follow-up to the original Nirvana in Brunswick’s high performance Hook line of products. This new ball pairs the Nirvana Low RG core design with the new ECS Hybrid coverstock that comes out of the box at a 500/4000 SiaAir finish. We found this new hybrid coverstock to be just as aggressive as the solid cover on the original Nirvana, with the difference being that it was a little cleaner through the front while providing a stronger change of direction when it exited the pattern.

The Ultimate Nirvana was best for our testers on our heavy oil test pattern. All three testers saw plenty of traction on this slick condition. Stroker and Tweener were only two boards farther right with their feet than they were with the original Nirvana. They were able to get the Ultimate

Brunswick Ultimate Nirvana Comparisons

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Additional Brunswick Ultimate Nirvana 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.

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