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:GB 12.0 Pearl
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:500 / 3000 Abralon
Color:Black / Blue / Silver
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Core Specs
Name:Adrenaline
Type:Symmetrical
RG:2.50
Diff:0.056
Int. Diff:0.000

The Adrenaline Overload is the second release in the Adrenaline line for Ebonite in their Upper Mid Performance tier. The Salute has been discontinued in this line, leaving only the dull GB 12.0 Hybrid-covered Adrenaline Shot and this new ball, which has a sanded pearlized version of the same cover. The Overload leaves the factory with a 3000 Abralon surface, giving it more length than the rougher Adrenaline Shot.

We found the best reaction with this ball on our medium test pattern. Compared to the Adrenaline Shot, Tweener and Stroker both liked the added angularity at the breakpoint that this ball offered. They could each start about two boards right with their feet compared to the Adrenaline Shot. The extra angle at the breakpoint and strong back end motion allowed them to ...

Ebonite Adrenaline Overload Comparisons

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Additional Ebonite Adrenaline Overload Resources

Click here to visit Ebonite's website to read the manufacturer-supplied information on this ball. Also, see below for the manufacturer-produced promotional video for this ball.

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