Bowler Ratings


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

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General Info

Reviewed:November 2016
Coverstock Specs
Name:GB 14.0 Solid
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:500 / 2000 Abralon
Color:Red / Light Blue / Purple
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.016

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The Maverick offers Ebonite fans a new choice for heavy volumes of oil. This new high performance ball uses a new coverstock called GB 14.0 Solid that comes out of the box at a sanded 2000 Abralon finish. This coverstock easily chews through the oil while still maintaining energy for a strong back end motion. The Maverick pairs this new cover with a brand new asymmetrical core design. The new Maverick core has a slightly higher RG than the Iron Fist core used in the Warriors.

Like the Warrior Elite and Warrior Supreme, the Maverick worked best for us on our heavy oil test pattern. It easily gave all three testers plenty of traction through the oil, allowing them to hook the ball easily. The Maverick didn’t want to push too far down the lane on shots that we missed left of target into the slickest part of the pattern. Tweener had his best line just inside the second arrow, with a slight swing to the dark range finder downlane. Stroker was a

Additional Ebonite Maverick 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.

Please remember that our reviews are solely based on our own testing and that you may sometimes find differences between our comments and ratings and the manufacturer's claims. Links to these manufacturer resources are provided here strictly for convenience purposes.

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