Bowler Ratings


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General Info

Name:Taboo Jet Black
Reviewed:February 2012
Coverstock Specs
Name:Grand Theft Reactive III Solid
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:500 / 1000 / 2000 Abralon / Powerhouse Factory Finish Polish
Color:Jet Black
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.016

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Hammer is doing something taboo once again with its high performance ball that shares the same name. This time they have released a polished solid ball at the high performance price point, giving us the Taboo Jet Black. The first thing that came to mind when we pulled these out of the box was the visual resemblance to the Black Widow. Little did we realize how much fun this ball would be to throw.

EBI has done a good job with recent releases giving us nearly the same look on our medium pattern as our heavy pattern. The Taboo Jet Black is one of those releases. After some debate, we decided to

Hammer Taboo Jet Black Comparisons

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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.