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:August 2017
Coverstock Specs
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:500 / 2000 Abralon
Color:Dark Blue / Blue / Green
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.018

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The Verdict lays down the law for Ebonite this summer with its introduction into their High Performance line. It uses Ebonite’s new asymmetrical Justice core shape, which gives the Verdict a low RG of 2.48″, a total differential of 0.055″, and an intermediate differential of 0.018″, helping it to rev up quickly and provide nearly six inches of track flare in the oil. This new core is wrapped by a new reactive solid coverstock called GSV-1, which is prepped from the factory with a 500/2000 Abralon surface finish. This strong new cover provided easy traction through the oil for all of our testers on all of our test conditions.

All three of our testers loved their reactions with the Verdict on our heavy oil test pattern. Its sanded box finish easily grabbed the lane through the oil, while still storing enough energy for a big move off the dry. Cranker’s ball created the most angularity at the breakpoint, and he actually saw a sharper move than he had with any of his Warriors or Mavericks on this pattern. The Warrior Supreme had the closest reaction, but it didn’t retain energy as well and it wasn’t as angular as the Verdict. Cranker played a line across the fifth arrow and out all the way to

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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.