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)

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General Info

Brand:
Name:Phaze 4
Reviewed:February 2022
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Coverstock Specs
Name:R2S Pearl Reactive
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:1500 Grit Polished
Color:Royal Purple / Gunmetal / Medallion
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Core Specs
Name:Velocity
Type:Symmetrical
RG:2.48
Diff:0.051
Int. Diff:0.000

After several months as an international release, the Storm Phaze 4 has now arrived stateside. It takes the same symmetrical Velocity core design from the previous Phaze bowling balls and pairs it with the legendary R2S Pearl Reactive coverstock. While this is the third of the Phaze-series bowling balls that has a 1500 grit polished box finish, the differences in coverstock formulations have provided different reaction shapes. We found the Phaze 4’s R2S Pearl veneer to be much cleaner compared to both the AX-16 Pearl cover on the original Phaze and the R3S Hybrid cover on the Phaze III.

Stroker had a fantastic reaction on the fresh medium oil pattern with the Phaze 4. He was able to go very direct up the dry outside part of the lane, with the ball retaining plenty of energy to drive through the pins. He didn’t see much transition and he was able to stay put in the same part of the lane well into the session. The Phaze 4 offered more length and a sharper move at the breakpoint compared

Storm Phaze 4 Comparisons

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Additional Storm Phaze 4 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.