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:September 2011
Coverstock Specs
Name:Class 1 Reactive
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:500 SiaAir Pad / Rough Buff / High Gloss Polish
Color:Orange / Blue; Magenta / Yellow
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

For details on our standard test layouts, please click here.

The cover used on this new release is a polished solid version of the Class 1 coverstock. It creates a stronger read of the midlane than balls with weaker covers and cores.

The overall hook potential of the Misfit matched up best with our medium pattern, which is the most similar to a typical house shot. The length allowed the Misfit to waste nothing in the front, pick up the midlane, and continue through the breakpoint. All three testers were able to play this pattern with ease with Cranker having the best overall reaction. His look and carry were never subject to change even after this pattern went through its transitions. Slower ball speeds may want to use weaker layouts so they will be able

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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.