Bowler Ratings


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

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General Info

Reviewed:August 2013
Coverstock Specs
Name:AR (Awesome Reaction) 300
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:500 Abranet / 3000 Abralon
Color:Forest / Royal / Cherry / Yellow
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.013

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The Antics uses a new coverstock, new finishing process, and new core design for Columbia 300. All of these elements create a ball that is cleaner through the front and offers a more angular motion than the Encounters.

This ball provided us with the best path to the pocket on our heavy test pattern. All the testers saw easy length through the front with good recovery down the lane. When it was fresh, our lower rev testers had to keep their angles straighter through the front to avoid sending the Antics past the breakpoint. Once the pattern began to open

Columbia 300 Antics Comparisons

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The BTM Ball Testing Team

About The BTM Ball Testing Team

The BTM Ball Testing Team is led by Eric Martinez. Our team of three testers has thrown and reviewed hundreds of bowling balls for Bowling This Month. When not testing balls for BTM, Eric owns and operates University Pro Shop in San Antonio, TX and he is an avid competitive bowler. Click here to learn more about how we test and review bowling balls.