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

Name:Arson Pearl
Reviewed:August 2012
Coverstock Specs
Name:Max-Corner Pearl
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:500 / 1000 / 2000 Abralon / Powerhouse Factory Finish Polish
Color:Red / Turquoise
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Arson Pearl is the newest mid-price ball from Hammer. The core design is the same as the Arson. The change from a dull hybrid cover to a shiny pearl shell should place the overall ball reaction between the Vibes and the Ratchet.

This ball gave us the best look on our medium oil pattern. The length and back end were just right for this condition. The Arson Pearl cleared the front easily, gave a moderate read of the midlane, and then made its move at the back end. We did not need to touch the shell on this pattern.

The oily pattern was a touch too wet for the Arson Pearl at

Hammer Arson Pearl Comparisons

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