Bowler Ratings


Bowler ratings are from 1 to 10 in order of Stroker (ST), Tweener (TW), Cranker (CR)

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General Info

Reviewed:March 2016
Coverstock Specs
Name:Agitator Pearl Reactive
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:5500 Grit LSP
Color:Purple Pearl
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Paranoia is Motiv’s latest addition and it features a brand new coverstock as well as a brand new core design. The Paranoia uses the new Agitator Pearl Reactive veneer that comes out of the box at a 5500 grit Laser Scan Polished finish. This shiny pearl cover is paired with the new Oblivion symmetrical core design that gives this ball a medium RG of 2.53″ and 0.047″ of total differential.

The Paranoia was plenty strong enough to power back to the pocket on our medium volume pattern. All three testers found easy success on this condition with the Paranoia at the box finish. Its easy length allowed them all to get the ball downlane to the dry easily, while its strong change of direction got it back to the pocket. All three testers had

Additional Motiv Paranoia 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.

Please remember that our reviews are solely based on our own testing and that you may sometimes find differences between our comments and ratings and the manufacturer's claims. Links to these manufacturer resources are provided here strictly for convenience purposes.

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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.