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:Jackal Carnage
Reviewed:January 2016
Coverstock Specs
Name:Coercion XFS Reactive
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:3000 Grit LSS
Color:Red / Red Solid
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.015

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The Motiv Jackal Carnage is the follow-up to the original Jackal. This new release shares the very strong Predator asymmetrical core design with the original. The difference in the two Jackals is all coverstock, with the original having a sanded pearl and the Carnage having a sanded solid veneer. Like the original, the box finish on this release is a sanded 3000 grit surface.

This ball slaughtered our heavy oil test pattern. Cranker and Tweener had a lot of area, as they could both get this ball to recover from almost anywhere, as long as it was close to what they were targeting at the arrows. Often on this pattern, if we get the ball to the right too quickly, there is hang. Also, shots that are

Motiv Jackal Carnage Comparisons

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Additional Motiv Jackal Carnage Resources

Click here to visit Motiv'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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