Bowler Ratings

PatternStTwCr
Oily:X.XX.XX.X
Medium:X.XX.XX.X
Dry:X.XX.XX.X
Sport:X.XX.XX.X

Bowler ratings are from 1 to 10 in order of Stroker (ST), Tweener (TW), Cranker (CR)

Note: Ratings are only available to our subscribers.

General Info

Coverstock Specs
Name:ERG Hybrid Reactive
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:3000 Grit Pad
Color:Purple Pearl / White Pearl / Black
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Core Specs
Name:Catalyst
Type:Asymmetrical
RG:2.50
Diff:0.052
Int. Diff:0.017

The Crux offers the latest core technology from Storm and combines it with the new hybrid ERG coverstock. The Crux’s new Catalyst core is a low RG, high differential asymmetrical that is designed to reduce the amount of change that occurs to the ball’s mass properties as a result of drilling.

Two of our three testers had their best reaction on the heavy test pattern. Stroker and Cranker saw the ball read strong in the midlane and make a strong, continuous move at the back end. The Crux’s sanded cover gave these two testers enough traction in the oil for the lines they played on this pattern. Tweener was stuck between seeing too ...

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