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General Info

Name:Black Widow Red Legend Solid
Reviewed:July 2015
Coverstock Specs
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:500 / 2000 Abralon
Color:Bright Red Solid
Core Specs
Name:Gas Mask
Int. Diff:0.016

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The Black Widow Legend line grows with the release of the Red Legend Solid. This ball uses the wildly successful Gas Mask core that it shares with the previous two in the line, the Black Widow Legend and the Black Widow Red Legend. The big change with this ball is the coverstock, with this release having a solid reactive shell. The red Juiced coverstock is finished with a 2000 Abralon pad.

The Red Legend Solid gave us enough grip for our testers to have their best reactions on our heavy oil pattern. In general, balls that are very angular downlane typically have our testers playing close together at the arrows, but with varying breakpoints downlane. Sanded big-hooking balls usually require us to have much different laydown spots, but with similar

Additional Hammer Black Widow Red Legend Solid 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.

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