Bowler Ratings


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

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General Info

Name:Warrior Elite
Reviewed:November 2015
Coverstock Specs
Name:GB 13.3 Hybrid
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:500 / 2000 Abralon
Color:Green Pearl / Black
Core Specs
Name:Iron Fist
Int. Diff:0.020

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The latest release in Ebonite’s High Performance line is the Warrior Elite. This ball uses a hybrid version of the GB 13.3 coverstock that was used in its pearl form on the first Warrior. Both balls share the same low RG, high differential, asymmetrical Iron Fist core, but the big difference between the original Warrior and this one is the box finish. The rough 500/2000 Abralon finish on the Elite is best on heavier volume patterns, whereas the polished cover on the original was generally better on medium patterns.

We definitely had our best look with the Warrior Elite on our longest test pattern. Its rough surface easily grabbed strong in the midlane, offering an above average response to the downlane friction. Tweener and Cranker could really throw this ball away from the pocket, with both of

Additional Ebonite Warrior Elite 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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