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:Phaze V
Reviewed:October 2022
Coverstock Specs
Name:R2S Pearl Reactive
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:Reacta Gloss
Color:Arctic / Sapphire / Slate
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Storm Phaze V design should look pretty familiar to bowlers. It uses the same symmetrical Velocity core design that has been used in all the domestic Phaze-series bowling balls, and it is wrapped in the R2S Pearl coverstock just like the Phaze 4. This ball comes out of the box with Storm’s new Reacta Gloss¬†finish. Each of our three testers had their Phaze 4 at the original 1500 grit polished box finish to compare with this latest addition to the Phaze series.

Tweener was able to play with a straight angle of attack through the front of the lane and see a very strong move at the back end with the Phaze V on the fresh medium oil test pattern. His pin carry was pretty impressive from this part of the lane. He saw very little change to the oil pattern and stayed in the same part of the lane for the majority of the session. His adjustment when the ball started to go a little high was to increase his ball speed and stay put with his feet and target. This kept the ball in the pocket without changing the angles and bringing corner pin leaves into play. He could move deeper and swing the ball more, but that was only a

Additional Storm Phaze V 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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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.