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:Bend It Pearl
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:500 / 500 / 4000 / 4000 Abralon
Color:Purple / Gold / Silver
Empty
Core Specs
Name:NA
Type:Symmetrical
RG:2.47
Diff:0.054
Int. Diff:0.000

The Omen is the first in a new product line up in Columbia 300’s upper mid performance line. This ball uses a new symmetrical core instead of the asymmetrical design of the Ransom and Ransom Demand. The Omen’s Capsule core is the first time Columbia has used the black Magnetite for the core and it also uses a new coverstock called Bend It. This cover is a dull finished pearl reactive.

We found this ball to be a perfect match to our heavy oil pattern. The strong midlane and the continuous motion in the back end impressed all three testers. Even as oil carried down through the testing session, the Omen ignored it completely. All three testers were ...

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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.