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:Lights Out
Reviewed:May 2013
Coverstock Specs
Name:R2S Hybrid Reactive
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:1500 Grit Polished
Color:Midnight / Charcoal Pearl
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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If you have this ball, it might be “lights out” for your opponents on medium oil lane conditions. This ball tested best on ours. It takes the core from the Tropical Heat and pairs it with the cover made famous by the Hyroad, the R2S reactive hybrid cover.

It is no surprise this ball got high ratings on the medium pattern as all three testers were fans of the Heat series and the Hyroad. The Lights Out fills the reaction shape between these two pieces. The cover is clean enough to not pick up any transition in the heads, but

Storm Lights Out Comparisons

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About The BTM Ball Testing Team

The BTM Ball Testing Team is led by Eric Martinez. Our team of three testers has thrown and reviewed hundreds of bowling balls for Bowling This Month. When not testing balls for BTM, Eric owns and operates University Pro Shop in San Antonio, TX and he is an avid competitive bowler. Click here to learn more about how we test and review bowling balls.