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:MVP Attitude
Reviewed:August 2020
Coverstock Specs
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:3000 Grit Pad
Color:Golden Pearl / Violet Pearl / Purple Solid
Core Specs
Name:Neutron NXT
Int. Diff:0.000

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The MVP Attitude is the sanded complement to the MVP Pearl in Roto Grip’s current HP2 lineup. This ball uses the same symmetrical Neutron NXT core as its pearlized sibling, but it features the updated VCT-H20 coverstock, which is a new hybrid version of the VCT-series covers that were used on the Winner balls. The MVP Attitude comes out of the box at a sanded 3000 grit finish, making it rougher than both the original MVP and the MVP Pearl. Its stronger, sanded cover picks up earlier than previous MVP releases, which was the biggest difference our testers saw between this ball and its predecessors.

All three testers rated this ball highest on the medium test pattern, particularly on the fresh. Each tester was targeting an arrow farther inside than with the MVP Pearl. The sanded finish provides a strong, smooth arc off the breakpoint. As the lanes transitioned, Cranker was the only tester able to move left and create back end by slowing down. Tweener and Stroker preferred to change balls when the fronts started to hook because their balls burned up too much energy for them to be able to go around the lane in transition. By changing to a 1500 grit polished finish, all

Additional Roto Grip MVP Attitude 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.

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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