Storm
Parallax

Bowler Ratings

PatternStTwCr
Oily:
Medium:
Dry:
Sport:

(1-10 in order of Stroker (ST), Tweener (TW), Cranker (CR))

General Ball Info

Coverstock Info
Name:
TractionX7 Hybrid Reactive
Type:
Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:
1500 Grit Polished
Color:
Marine / Steel / Black
Core Info
Name:
Aeroflo
Type:Asymmetrical
RG:2.52
Total Diff:0.054
Int. Diff:0.019

The Parallax joins the AstroPhysiX as the two polished offerings in Storm’s current Premier line. It features both┬áthe new Aeroflo asymmetrical core design and the new TractionX7 Hybrid coverstock. This core and cover combination gives the Parallax moderate length with an angular breakpoint and a continuous motion at the back end. We saw more total hook from the Parallax than with the AstroPhysiX, but the polished finish made this ball best for our testers on medium oil.

All three testers struck easily with the box finish on the fresh medium pattern. Stroker and Tweener started closer to the third arrow because the Parallax allowed them to play more of a swing shape. The TractionX7 Hybrid cover gave them enough hook in the oil when they missed inside, while also recovering well on shots that were missed to the outside. Cranker saw similar results starting farther left, as he had plenty of area at the breakpoint. As the track area dried out, all three testers moved their feet and targets deeper into the ...

Performance Ratings

NameValueComments
Torque
(1-10)
Length
(1-25)
Back End
(1-20)
Total Hook
(1-100)