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

Reviewed:August 2012
Coverstock Specs
Name:Gen XA (Xtra Angle)
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:800 Abranet / 1000 / 2000 Abralon / Powerhouse Factory Finish Polish
Color:Black / Gold / Purple
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.006

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The newest upper-mid release for Track is the new 706A. This is the first 700 series “A” ball since the 718A. The 706 uses the new Helmet core. Both the RG and differential are higher in the Helmet core compared to the Legion core used in the 508A.

This gives us a long and strong reaction that we love to see on our medium test pattern. All three testers had a large amount of area at the breakpoint. The polished finish held pocket when we missed left and the angularity was obvious when we got it to the friction. We did not need to make any surface adjustments on this pattern and our moves were minimal. We could have bowled for another

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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.