Bowler Ratings


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

Note: Ratings are only available to our premium members.

General Info

Name:Snap Lock
Reviewed:May 2016
Coverstock Specs
Name:R3S Pearl Reactive
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:1500 Grit Polished
Color:Indigo / White / Copper
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.018

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The Snap Lock is the newest arrival in Storm’s high performance lineup. This ball uses the same 2.48″ RG and 0.052″ differential asymmetrical RAD-X core design as the first Lock. Like that ball, the intermediate differential is at 0.018″. The major changes are in the coverstock and box finish. Its new R3S Pearl cover is the pearlized version of the GI-15 Hybrid coverstock from the original Lock. The factory surface is a 1500 grit polished finish instead of the sanded 3000 grit finish of the Lock. This ball gave us a similar ball path as the Crux Pearl, but with some additional traction in the oil.

The Snap Lock was best for us on our medium test pattern. All three testers had ball reactions that were

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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.