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:3-D Offset
Reviewed:February 2022
Coverstock Specs
Name:Neoflex 25
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:500 / 2000 SiaAir
Color:Blazing Violet
Core Specs
Name:High Rev Offset
Int. Diff:0.008

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

The new Hammer 3-D Offset is a throwback to the fan-favorite Hammer release from 25 years ago with the same name. Its High Rev Offset core has the same geometry as the original, but this new version features an updated carbon fiber-infused outer core and DOT technology. The coverstock is a new formulation called Neoflex 25. This cover has a pearl additive to help create a little bit more length in the sanded finish. The 500/2000 SiaAir combination on the shell provides a lot of midlane traction and a strong back end movement that matched up nicely for our testers on our medium and heavy oil test patterns.

Cranker had a great look on the fresh medium pattern. He really liked how well this ball cleared the fronts for having such a rough box finish, as the 3-D Offset got to the breakpoint more easily than the Obsession and had more total hook than the Black Widow 2.0. He saw the ball continue very strongly downlane as he needed to start moving inside in transition, looking for more

Additional Hammer 3-D Offset Resources

Click here to visit Hammer'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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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.