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:Optimus Solid
Reviewed:May 2015
Coverstock Specs
Name:R2X Solid Reactive
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:2000 Grit Pad
Color:Red / Navy / Yellow
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Storm Optimus Solid pairs the Tri-Sphere weight block from the first Optimus with the R2X solid reactive coverstock from balls like the Virtual Gravity and Marvel. This ball is finished with a sanded 2000 grit cover, making it a useful option on medium heavy to heavy oil patterns.

Stroker and Tweener liked this ball just a little more on our medium test pattern than they did on our heavy. The extra friction at the end of the pattern allowed these testers to see more recovery, making them more comfortable on this condition. If they got fast with their ball speed or missed

Storm Optimus Solid Comparisons

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Additional Storm Optimus Solid Resources

Click here to visit Storm'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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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.