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

Name:Game Changer
Reviewed:July 2011
Coverstock Specs
Name:Traxion Reactive .039
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:500 / 1000 / 2000 / 3000 Abralon
Color:Red / Gold / Blue
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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

We haven’t seen an RG rating this low in a long time. This new core called V5 has a lower RG and lower diff than the core used in the Game On.

Those who bowl on heavy oil will find the Game Changer most useful in its box finish. This new core is wrapped in a dull version of the Traxion Reactive .039 coverstock, which we last saw on the Game Plan. The area created by all three testers on this long, slick pattern was pretty impressive. We made it through the entire testing session on this pattern without having to make any surface alterations. Those with slower ball speeds might need to smooth the surface out of the box, even on

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About The BTM Ball Testing Team

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.