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:Tremendous Pearl
Reviewed:November 2017
Coverstock Specs
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:500 SiaAir / Crown Factory Compound
Color:Blue / Red Pearl
Core Specs
Name:Guru Asymmetric
Int. Diff:0.018

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The Radical Tremendous Pearl uses the Guru Asymmetric core from the original Tremendous and Guru series and surrounds it with a new pearlized coverstock. This new pearl cover—named Ai30—is finished with a 500 SiaAir pad and Crown Factory Compound. We found this cover and core combination to read the middle of the lane more than the Katana, while providing a smoother change of direction when it hit the dry.

Just like we saw from the Katana, we had our best reaction with this ball on our medium oil test pattern. Cranker really liked his reaction on the fresh with the box finish. He was able to start four boards right of where he was with his Katana. He saw his ball easily slide to the breakpoint and then make a strong move to the pocket. Since this ball was smoother than the Katana downlane, it gave him room for error in both directions at the breakpoint. If he missed to the dry, his ball was smooth enough to roll off the spot and hit the pocket. When he missed inside, his ball would still

Additional Radical Tremendous Pearl Resources

Click here to visit Radical'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.