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:Dynamic Swing
Reviewed:October 2020
Coverstock Specs
Name:ERT Hybrid
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:500 / 2000 SiaAir
Color:Black / Caramel / White
Core Specs
Name:Modified Full Swing
Int. Diff:0.012

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The Dynamic Swing is a hybrid-covered asymmetrical release from Columbia 300. Its ERT Hybrid cover is the same as what was used on the Baller, although this version is from a different manufacturing facility. This coverstock comes out of the box at a rough 500/2000 SiaAir finish, which helps the Dynamic Swing create plenty of midlane traction. The core design is modeled off the Pure Swing release from 2010 but with a lower RG and differential, and it now also features both the DynamiCore and DOT technologies. Comparing this release to older balls under the “Swing” nameplate, we found that the Dynamic Swing’s motion reminded us more of the Momentum Swing than the Pure Swing or Full Swing releases.

Cranker was able to take full advantage of the slightly smoother breakpoint offered by the Dynamic Swing. On the heavy oil pattern, he could start three boards farther left than with the Baller. He had better continuation through the pin deck compared to the Resurgence and saw improved carry on shots that missed inside. It took a while before Cranker ran out of room going left and the ball’s smoother shape stopped carrying,

Additional Columbia 300 Dynamic Swing Resources

Click here to visit Columbia 300'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 testing and that you may sometimes find differences between our comments and ratings and the manufacturer's claims. Links to these manufacturer resources are provided here strictly for convenience purposes.

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