Bowler Ratings


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

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General Info

Name:Ultra Heat
Reviewed:February 2018
Coverstock Specs
Name:DR-6 Hybrid
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:500 / 1000 Abralon / Powerhouse Factory Finish Polish
Color:Orange / Red / Yellow
Core Specs
Name:Modified Tri-Core
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Ultra Heat is the newest hybrid-covered addition to Track’s Mid Performance lineup. This ball fits right between the pearlized Heat and the solid-covered Heat X-Treme. The Ultra Heat shares the same Modified Tri-Core as the previous balls in the Heat line. It comes out of the box at a 500/1000 Abralon with Powerhouse Factory Finish Polish finish, providing moderate length with a strong downlane movement. We really liked where the Ultra Heat fit in the line, providing more traction through the oil and a slightly smoother move off the end of the pattern than the original Heat, while not being as early or as smooth as the Heat X-Treme.

The Ultra Heat was best on our medium test pattern for all three testers. Stroker played the straightest angle, laying his ball down on 13 and crossing the second arrow. Tweener was inside of him, starting his ball on 17 and projecting it out around the third arrow. Cranker saw the most reaction through the oil, allowing him start at the fourth arrow with his Ultra Heat. All three testers were targeting

Additional Track Ultra Heat 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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