|Name:||eTrax PLUS Pearl|
|Box Finish:||1500 Grit Polished|
|Name:||RST (Roto Star Tour)|
Roto Grip’s RST X-2 uses the same asymmetrical Roto Star Tour core design as the RST X-1. The X-2 uses the new eTrax PLUS Pearl coverstock, which we found to be a game-changer in the skid/flip category. This cover digs into the oil even more than the eTrax Hybrid cover on the UFO Alert, while also providing a bigger move at the breakpoint. The RST X-2 performed extremely well on our medium oil test pattern and, despite having a polished pearl cover, it also provided plenty of hook with the box finish on our heavy oil pattern. This ball allowed all three of our testers to play to their strengths, as it struck with ease from just about everywhere on the lane.
Cranker loved the RST X-2 on the medium oil pattern. For him, this ball is a nearly perfect mix of his two favorite Roto Grip balls: the RST X-1 and the Rubicon UC2. On the fresh medium pattern, he started in the same spot he was lined up with using the Rubicon UC2. The RST X-2 cleared the fronts just as easily, with an even stronger move at the breakpoint. Chasing the pattern even farther inside, the RST X-2 never quit. On shots where the UC2 would leave a flat 10 pin, the RST X-2
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Roto Grip RST X-2 Comparisons
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- Roto Grip RST X-2 vs. Roto Grip Exotic Gem
- Roto Grip RST X-2 vs. Roto Grip Gem
- Roto Grip RST X-2 vs. Roto Grip Hyped Hybrid
- Roto Grip RST X-2 vs. Roto Grip Hyped Pearl
- Roto Grip RST X-2 vs. Roto Grip Idol Cosmos
- Roto Grip RST X-2 vs. Roto Grip Idol Helios
- Roto Grip RST X-2 vs. Roto Grip Idol Synergy
- Roto Grip RST X-2 vs. Roto Grip RST X-1
- Roto Grip RST X-2 vs. Roto Grip RST X-3
- Roto Grip RST X-2 vs. Roto Grip Rubicon
- Roto Grip RST X-2 vs. Roto Grip Rubicon UC2
- Roto Grip RST X-2 vs. Roto Grip Rubicon UC3
- Roto Grip RST X-2 vs. Roto Grip UFO Alert
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Additional Roto Grip RST X-2 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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