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:June 2012
Coverstock Specs
Name:HTR 3.0 Pearl
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:800 Abranet / 1000 Abralon / 2000 Abralon / Powerhouse Factory Finish Polish
Color:Red / Navy / Purple
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.010

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

The Innovate crosses the line from the mid price performance of the Elevate to the upper mid performance price point. It uses the same low RG, high differential Verve asymmetrical weight block as the Warning Sign. The combination of this core with the new HTR 3.0 Pearl coverstock gives the Innovate a strong skid/flip reaction.

This ball’s type of reaction was best on our medium test pattern. The easy length created by the cover combined with the core wanting to do its job, allows for the ball to properly store energy for an explosive move at the back end. All three testers opted to start with their feet a little further to the right while the pattern was fresh,

The BTM Ball Testing Team

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.