Bowler Ratings


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

Note: Ratings are only available to our premium members.

General Info

Reviewed:January 2011
Coverstock Specs
Name:Super Tilt Pearl
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:800 / 1000 / 2000 / 4000 Abralon / Polish
Color:Black / Red / Purple
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.016

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The Ransom is the newest upper-mid performance release from Columbia 300. Inside the Ransom is a modified Full Swing core which now has a medium RG rating and which offers over five inches of total track flare. Wrapped around the Full Swing V.2 core is a brand new cover for Columbia 300. The Super Tilt Pearl veneer works well with this core, providing easy length with an angular motion at the breakpoint on any medium type oil pattern.

For those bowling mainly on medium oil patterns, we recommend going with medium to long pin placements to take full advantage of the intent of this new release. Choosing an earlier rolling layout will allow this ball to pick up the lane earlier, creating a smoother more arcing reaction at the breakpoint. Those bowling on longer patterns may choose to do so while knocking off the

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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.