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:January 2017
Coverstock Specs
Name:QR-10 Solid
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:500 / 2000 Abralon
Color:Blue / Purple / Black
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.014

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The Mako swims into Track’s High Performance line with both a new coverstock and a new core design. The dual-density Mako weight block is a low RG (2.48″) and high differential (0.053″) asymmetrical shape. The coverstock is named QR-10 Solid, which is a solid version of the QR-10 formula that was used in hybrid form on the Paradox Trilogy. This cover comes out of the box sanded with 500 and 2000 Abralon, allowing it to have easy hook through even the heaviest of oil patterns.

We started with this predator on our heavy volume test pattern. All three testers immediately saw this ball pick up harder in the midlane than both the Paradox and Cyborg. The solid cover gave them strong bite through the heaviest part of this pattern toward the center of the lane. All three testers needed to keep this ball farther inside—standing farther left with their feet—than they did with the Paradox, Legion Solid, and Cyborg. This ball makes a move to the pocket that is just as strong as any ball in the Paradox line. We could

Additional Track Mako Resources

Click here to visit Track'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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