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:2 Cruel
Reviewed:August 2012
Coverstock Specs
Name:Whiplash Hybrid Reactive
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:4000 Abralon
Color:Blue / Black Pearl
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.018

Everything but the name of the 2 Cruel is new. The Whiplash hybrid cover is Motiv’s newest coverstock which offers a perfect amount of friction in both the oil and the back end of the lane. The Sinister core is a new design as well. This core and cover are good complements to each other. The overall ball motion is both strong and versatile, giving the ball the ability to handle a wide variety of lane conditions for all styles of play. Those with above average rev rates like our Cranker will have the best look on oilier conditions while Stroker types will like this one a little better on medium patterns.

On our oily test pattern, Tweener was able to play a

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