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:Cobalt Vibe
Reviewed:July 2012
Coverstock Specs
Name:Violent Reactive Pearl
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:800 Abranet / 1000 / 2000 / 4000 Abralon / Powerhouse Factory Finish Polish
Color:Cobalt Blue Pearl
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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The success of the Vibe line is proven by the number of releases in the product line. For years and years the Vibe has been a staple of the Hammer product catalog and continues to be in the 2012-2013 season. This newest addition takes one of the most successful covers in Hammer’s history and wraps it around the proven Vibe core. The Violent Reactive cover was the veneer used on the original Black Widow. Hammer has pearlized it and brought it down to a lower price point.

The strong reaction to friction gave our test team the best reaction on our medium test pattern. The length matched up to this pattern when it was fresh and our

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About The BTM Ball Testing Team

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.