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)

Note: Ratings are only available to our premium members.

General Info

Coverstock Specs
Name:QR-9 Hybrid
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:500 / 1000 Abralon / Powerhouse Factory Finish Polish
Color:Purple Pearl / Purple
Empty
Core Specs
Name:Starship
Type:Asymmetrical
RG:2.49
Diff:0.051
Int. Diff:0.010

The Tactix Hybrid joins the original Tactix in Track’s Upper Mid Performance line. This ball features the QR-9 Hybrid coverstock that was used previously on the Paradox Black. It comes out of the box prepped with 500/1000 Abralon and Powerhouse Factory Finish Polish. This cover is paired with the asymmetrical Starship core design from the previous Tactix. The Tactix Hybrid’s combination of cover, box finish, and core gave it lots of length before making its move to the pocket during our testing.

We had our best experience with the Tactix Hybrid on our medium test pattern, with Stroker and Tweener having a much better reaction than Cranker on the fresh. Stroker started his Tactix Hybrid on board 15 at the release, with a target over the second arrow and a breakpoint on board seven downlane. Tweener started his ball on 21, crossing 16 at the arrows on its way to seven at the breakpoint. Cranker needed to make

Additional Track Tactix Hybrid 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 test results and that you may sometimes find discrepancies between our comments / ratings and the manufacturer's claims. Links to these manufacturer resources are provided here strictly for convenience purposes.

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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.