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

Coverstock Specs
Name:Gen XT (Xtra Traction)
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:800 / 1000 / 2000 / 2000 Abralon
Color:Blue / Indigo / Lime
Empty
Core Specs
Name:NA
Type:Asymmetrical
RG:2.52
Diff:0.053
Int. Diff:0.007

The 706T uses the Helmet core that was the engine in the 706A and wraps it with the Gen XT coverstock finished with a 2000 Abralon pad. This creates strong traction in the midlane and keeps going from the breakpoint through the pins.

The test staff had their best reaction on the heavy test pattern. The aggressiveness of the Gen XT cover really showed its stuff on this pattern. All testers were able to play a small swing shot to the track area and get the ball to recover shot after shot. We lowered the box finish to see how ...

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