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:Pearl Panther
Reviewed:December 2011
Coverstock Specs
Name:ION Pearl
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:6421 2x Compound
Color:Hot Pink and Black
Core Specs
Name:Oversized Patented Diamond
Int. Diff:0.000

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Lane #1 mates the colors of the Pink and Black Panthers, adds a pearl additive, and presents us with the Pearl Panther. This ball is a great compliment to the Pink or Black Panther. The Black was super strong in the midlane and very even and continuous at the back end. The Pink was one of the most versatile balls we had reviewed. The Pearl Panther has some midlane read but covers a lot more territory at the back end. The length and back end potential of this ball makes it nearly perfect for almost any type of medium condition.

Testers had the most success on our medium pattern where all three argued about who liked the ball more. Cranker was able to stay aggressive with his

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