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:April 2017
Coverstock Specs
Name:Strife Solid Reactive
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:500 / 2000 SiaAir
Color:Blue / Black / Gray
Core Specs
Name:Strife High Diff Asymmetric
Int. Diff:0.017

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The Strife is the biggest hooking ball in the Moxy line. It accomplishes this in part by using a low RG (2.480″) and high differential (0.056″) asymmetrical (0.017″) core. The new Strife Solid Reactive veneer is Moxy’s most abrasive coverstock, amplified by its rough 500/2000 SiaAir box finish. This sanded surface allows the Strife to pick up the lane early, making this the best Moxy ball for heavier and longer oil patterns.

The Strife’s dull finish allowed all three of our testers to easy see traction on our heavy oil test pattern. Stroker was playing up the 12 board with very little swing to the right. Tweener was standing close to Stroker, but he used more angle through the front, projecting his Strife a few boards farther outside. As usual, Cranker was the deepest, crossing 20 at the arrows and getting his ball out to 10 at the breakpoint. At its box finish, the Strife easily offered more traction on this pattern than both the original Exothermic and the Exothermic Burst. We did notice that after about 20 to 30 shots,

Moxy Strife Comparisons

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Additional Moxy Strife Resources

Click here to visit Moxy'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.