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:Deep Freeze
Reviewed:January 2015
Coverstock Specs
Name:New Era Reactive
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:800 / 1000 / 2000 / 4000 Abralon / Powerhouse Factory Finish Polish
Color:Arctic Chill
Core Specs
Name:Modified Messenger 2
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Columbia 300 Deep Freeze is the latest release in Columbia’s entry-level performance line. It uses a proven older coverstock that comes out of the box with final finishing steps of 4000 Abralon and Powerhouse Factory Finish Polish. The Deep Freeze’s core design is a modified version of the Messenger core that was used in the previous Freeze releases. While the shape of this weight block is the same, the densities have been altered to raise the RG and lower the differential. All these elements come together to produce a ball that provides excellent length on drier lane conditions.

We had just a slightly better ball reaction on the medium test pattern than the dry. The added length of the

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