February 2013 Contents

Bowling Ball Reviews

900 Global Bullet Train

900 Global’s latest addition to their high performance line is the Bullet Train. This ball uses the same core shape as the first Train and provides a higher RG than...

Brunswick Paranormal Aura

This is the follow up to the Aura and the change to a solid reactive coverstock makes it a monster. The core remains the same as the Aura, but the...

Brunswick Ringer

Brunswick’s latest low mid-price addition is the new Ringer. This ball features a new medium RG core combined with the Chemical Projection Technology coverstock used on the C(System) balls The...

Columbia 300 Vow

The Vow is the latest offering from Columbia 300 at the upper mid price point. This ball uses the same Capsule core as the Oath and Omen and surrounds it...

DV8 Brutal Nightmare

The Brutal Nightmare takes the core from the Nightmare and uses a hybrid version of the Class 8 coverstock. This ball comes at a higher grit finish than the Nightmare...

DV8 Diva

The Diva is all about more performance in the upper mid performance line from DV8. The ball has a “pretty and cute” look to it. It comes pink and black...

DV8 Misfit Neon Yellow Pearl

The Misfit Neon Yellow Pearl is the first change in the Misfit line since its birth at the start of the DV8 brand. This ball uses a modified version of...

Ebonite Exceed

The Exceed is quite a ball at the upper mid performance level. It takes the Verve core first used in the Warning Sign and combines it with the brand new...

Hammer Arson Low Flare

Hammer has answered the call of many higher level bowler’s requests for a low differential core and medium aggressive cover to help control the over-walled house conditions many of us...

Hammer First Blood

The First Blood is the first step in a new direction for Hammer’s high end products. This ball marks the end of the Taboo line and the end of use...

Lane #1 Bloody Panther

Lane #1 has let their newest cat out of the bag with the Bloody Panther. This latest addition might be the most impressive of all the Panther line. That is...

Roto Grip Defiant Soul

The Defiant Soul is smack dab in the middle of every category of performance between the original Defiant and the Defiant Edge. By using the same weight block, the differences...

Roto Grip Disturbed

The Roto Grip Disturbed is the newest entrant into the H3 line. We could easily end the review and test results by summarizing it up in one sentence: This ball...

Roto Grip Wrecker

The Wrecker is the Roto Grip ball for bowlers who want to see a sharp change of direction when the ball sees some friction. This ball uses a new coverstock...

Storm Sync

This newest high performance release for Storm takes a proven industry changer in the NRG coverstock from the Virtual Gravity Nano and combines it with a brand new weight block...

Visionary Mixed Breed Crossover

The Mixed Breed Crossover is the latest upper mid-price introduction from Visionary. This new piece features a modified core from the previous Mixed Breed balls as well as a new...

Visionary Warlock XV

The Warlock XV is the second of two upper mid performance releases from Visionary Bowling Products this month. For people not familiar with Visionary or for some of our younger...