Bowler Ratings


Bowler ratings are from 1 to 10 in order of Stroker (ST), Tweener (TW), Cranker (CR)

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General Info

Reviewed:February 2016
Coverstock Specs
Name:AX-16 Pearl Reactive
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:1500 Grit Polished
Color:Royal / Yellow / Copper
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Phaze offers new technology inside and out for Storm. It has a new coverstock called AX-16 Pearl which comes out of the box at a 1500 grit polished finish. It also uses a new symmetrical weight block called Velocity. This new design has a low RG of 2.48″ and a fairly high total differential of 0.051″. We found this new cover and core pairing to provide easy length with a controlled breakpoint and back end reaction.

The Phaze matched up best for our testers on our medium oil pattern. Tweener and Stroker liked the increased amount of hook they saw over balls such as the Rocket and Optimus. They also liked how the Phaze didn’t jump left when they got it to the dry too early. They were

Additional Storm Phaze 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.

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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.