Bowler Ratings


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

Note: Ratings are only available to our premium members.

General Info

Reviewed:August 2016
Coverstock Specs
Name:Coercion HVH Reactive
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:3000 Grit LSS
Color:Black / Charcoal Pearl
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.017

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The Trident uses both a new coverstock and a new core design for Motiv. Coercion HVH Reactive is a hybrid coverstock that offers the most amount of traction in oil for a hybrid in the Motiv line. On the inside, the new Turbulent weight block is a lower RG (2.49″) and higher differential (0.054″) asymmetrical design that has a large amount of track flare potential. The Trident is finished at a 3000 grit LSS finish, giving it plenty of teeth to sink into heavy volumes of oil.

We started with the Trident on our heavy oil test pattern. All three testers saw this ball pick up strong in the midlane and offer a lot of recovery downlane. Stroker and Tweener had their best reactions going straighter, with Stroker near the 10 board and Tweener just inside of that. Cranker needed to be farther left to get his Trident to strike more. This ball’s rough box finish gave us no shortage of

Additional Motiv Trident 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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