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:Double Cross
Reviewed:January 2022
Coverstock Specs
Name:U73 Pearl
Type:Urethane Pearl
Box Finish:500 / 1500 SiaAir
Color:Black Pearl
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Double Cross is the first urethane-covered bowling ball for the Radical brand. Its U73 Pearl coverstock comes out of the box at a sanded 500/1500 SiaAir finish. The Double Cross pairs its pearl urethane shell with a symmetrical core design that gives it a 2.528″ RG and a 0.035″ differential. This lower flaring core design keeps the sanded urethane shell from hooking too early and allowed our testers to see some continuation at the breakpoint. The Double Cross was best for all three of our testers on our dry test pattern, thanks to the lower hook potential of the urethane coverstock.

Cranker’s look on the dry test pattern was pretty good and it only improved as the session progressed. As usual, his high rev rate gave him some challenges on this pattern, so he had to modify his release for the best results. With his typical release, he had too much hook from outside and not enough recovery to open up his angles, which wasn’t really a surprise with the sanded urethane shell. By softening up his hand and reducing his speed, Cranker found the proper shape and

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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.