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:Torrid Elite
Reviewed:March 2013
Coverstock Specs
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:500 SiaAir / Rough Buff
Color:Blue / Purple / Gold Pearl
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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Radical has moved its production from the San Antonio location to the Brunswick factory. This means everything new for Radical – new coverstocks, colors, and cores while adopting the Brunswick finish processes.

The first release is the Torrid Elite and we had our best reaction on the medium test pattern. Stroker had the best look of the team, enjoying the added motion at the back end. Tweener moved a little farther right to get closer to where Stroker was lined up and found more success. Cranker moved right from where he usually starts on this pattern and started striking away. We did not make any surface adjustments on this pattern. This ball was cleaner through the front of the lane with an

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