Bowler Ratings


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General Info

Name:Dare Devil
Reviewed:December 2016
Coverstock Specs
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:1500 Grit Polished
Color:Teal / White / Black
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Roto Grip Dare Devil uses both a new pearlized coverstock and new symmetrical core design. The Amped coverstock comes out of the box at a 1500 grit polished finish, giving it easy length with a strong move at the dry. The new Madcap weight block offers a low RG of 2.48″ and a medium differential of 0.041″. The Dare Devil joins the Hy-Wire and Haywire in Roto Grip’s HP3 line.

This ball’s combination of clearing the front easily and having a strong downlane reaction matched up best on our medium test pattern. Stroker liked his reaction playing up the second arrow. He could miss a few boards left of target and the Dare Devil still picked up enough to go light shaker into the pocket. He also had easy recovery on shots that were missed right of target. The pearlized cover kept his ball from hooking too early, even when he got

Additional Roto Grip Dare Devil Resources

Click here to visit Roto Grip's website to read the manufacturer-supplied information on this ball. Also, see below for the manufacturer-produced promotional video for this ball.

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