August 2013 Contents

Bowling Ball Reviews

900 Global Protocol

The Protocol uses the s70 reactive cover and a brand new core. The manufacturer claims that the new core shape is not altered in any way by drilling holes. They...

900 Global Vixen

900 Global is looking out for the ladies again, this year with the new Vixen. The core from the Jewel Purple/Pink is back, wrapped with a polished s65 coverstock. This...

AMF Solar Flare

The Solar Flare is a new line for AMF. It gave us more hook than the Mamba Hybrid and just less than the Green Mamba. In the current line up,...

Brunswick Meanstreak Beatdown

The Meanstreak Beatdown is the latest addition to the Meanstreak line. This ball takes the Addaptive formula coverstock that was first utilized in the Nexus lines and combines it with...

Brunswick Mystic Aura

The Mystic Aura is the third ball toting the Aura name. It utilizes the same Aura Ultra Low RG core as the previous two, but the big difference is the...

Columbia 300 Antics

The Antics uses a new coverstock, new finishing process, and new core design for Columbia 300. All of these elements create a ball that is cleaner through the front and...

DV8 Endless Nightmare

The Endless Nightmare is the third installment in DV8’s Nightmare high performance line. This ball uses the same core as the Nightmare and Brutal Nightmare but this time has the...

DV8 Marauder Mutiny

The Marauder Mutiny is the third release in the Marauder line. This ball uses the same Marauder core with a new hybrid coverstock. It gave us the best reaction on...

Ebonite Source

The Source is the first release from the newly rebranded Ebonite. This ball features the old school “E” logo that was used in the past instead of the logo Ebonite...

Hammer Absolut Curve

The Absolut Curve is the newest mid-price release from Hammer. This ball will give users a different reaction from the previous Arson series. The Absolut Curve is all new with...

Hammer AMP

The Amp offers all new elements for Hammer bowling. It uses a new core shape named Powershot. This new lower RG core is surrounded by a brand new hybrid coverstock. The...

Hammer Spike

Everything on the Spike is new for Hammer. Even though the GTR3 cover has been used before, the Spike offers it in a pearlized version and it surrounds a brand...

Radical Reax Pearl

The Reax Pearl is the second release from Radical Bowling Technologies since the move to Brunswick coverstocks and the collaboration of Phil Cardinale and Mo Pinel. The Reax Pearl adds...

Radical Torrid Affair

The Radical Torrid Affair is the first ball in this line to use a solid coverstock. The cover surrounds the same core that was the engine of the Torrid Elite....

Storm Hy-Road Pearl

The Hy-Road Pearl is the first time Storm has used this version of this core since the original Hy-Road. They have inverted it a few times in the Crossroad and...

Storm Marvel-S

Storm once again has brought back a name from the past. We saw this a few months ago in the Thunder line with the release of the Reign of Power...

Track 505C2

The 505C² is the first release to use the same numbers and letters as a previous ball. The 505C² uses a very slightly modified Shuttle core from the 505C and...

Track 910A

The 910A is the latest addition to the high performance line for Track. We know by the name that the 910A will use a strong, aggressive coverstock with a strong...