February 2012 Contents

Bowling Ball Reviews

900 Global Train

Starting with the Breaks, then the Banks, all balls released at the high performance price point from 900 Global have had asymmetrical cores. The Train changes that by using a...

Columbia 300 Dark Encounter

The Dark Encounter is the newest high performance ball from Columbia 300. It shares the core from the original Encounter and uses a stronger, solid version of the Elastin coverstock....

DV8 Hell Raiser Revenge

The Hell Raiser Revenge is the second release in the high performance line for DV8. It was designed to provide an early and strong ball reaction on medium to oily...

Hammer Taboo Jet Black

Hammer is doing something taboo once again with its high performance ball that shares the same name. This time they have released a polished solid ball at the high performance...

Jet Altitude

The Altitude is the first ball from Jet we have gotten to review. We always look forward to throwing a ball from a new company to see what they have...

Lane #1 Droid

The Droid continues the evolution of the diamond weight block with the new Cyborg Diamond core. This core, combined with the new resin coverstock named Bionic, gives the Droid a...

Lane Masters High Standard 2.0

Particle additives in the coverstock have slowly been phased out over the last few years. Lane Masters is one of the best at making durable balls with both high and...

Motiv Thrash

The Thrash is newest addition to the Motiv family. This ball takes a proven core that goes all the way from the QZ1 Purple and Red to the last time...

Roto Grip Defiant

The Defiant is the first in a new line of bowling balls for Roto Grip. The new Royal line is a line that Roto Grip has used on overseas releases...

Storm Polar Ice

Storm has offered increased performance at every line they have in the product catalog. The newest addition to the Ice line takes a traditional pancake weight block and surrounds it...

Track 508A

The 508A is the newest bowling ball from Track. This ball is both a new ball with the “A” Angular motion as well as a new 5 series ball. The...