General Ball Info
3000 Grit Pad
Golden Pearl / Violet Pearl / Purple Solid
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 ...