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Dynamics Review

Dynamics Review September 2018

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Welcome to Dynamics Review! In this monthly series, you will see reviews of some of the hottest balls on the market.

September Reviews

DV8 Hitman Enforcer

Asymmetrical

Pearl

RG 2.524

Diff 0.050

INT DIFF 0.020

Hitman Enforcer works well on medium conditions.The ball has longer skid with strong snap on backend.
Motive Rogue Blade

Symmetrical

Solid

RG 2.47

Diff 0.047

INT DIFF N/A

The Rogue Blade is designed for medium oil conditions, controlled mid-lane, with strong flip on backend.
Roto Grip Halo

Asymmetrical

Solid

RG 2.49

Diff 0.050

INT DIFF 0.018

The Halo works best on heavy oil patterns.It has strong early hook and smooth continuation on the backend.
Brunswick Quantum Bias

Asymmetrical

Solid

RG 2.563

Diff 0.052

INT DIFF 0.013

The Quantum Bias hooks earlier on the lane benefiting lower rev rate players on heavy oil conditions.
Ebonite Choice

Asymmetrical

Hybrid

RG 2.49

Diff 0.054

INT DIFF 0.021

The Choice is clean through the front part of the lane storing energy, strong in the mid-lane and continuous motion on backend.This should be a versatile ball most players will like.
Hammer Black Widow Black/Gold

Asymmetrical

Hybrid

RG 2.50

Diff 0.058

INT DIFF 0.016

The Black Widow Black/Gold is designed for medium oil patterns. The hybrid cover is clean through the front part of the lane with strong backend snap.
Storm Intense Fire

Asymmetrical

Hybrid

RG 2.49

Diff 0.050

INT DIFF 0.017

Intense Fire works well on moderate to drier conditions.It is very easy to get this one to skid through the front part of the lane with really strong backend.
900 Global Continuum

Asymmetrical

Hybrid

RG 2.49

Diff 0.054

INT DIFF 0.029

The Continuum is good in heavy oil, strong in the mid-lane and it continues on the backend.

Legend

Cores

Asymmetrical – more track flare, stronger hook off the friction.

Symmetrical – less track flare, longer skid, later hook

Covers

Solid – earlier hook, smoother down lane

Hybrid – medium skid, hooks in the mid-lane

Pearl – longest skid, latest hook

REMEMBER: Your revolution rate and ball speed have a dramatic effect on when and how much your ball hooks. The drilling layout is also an important variable that has an influence on your bowling balls motion. The bowling ball surface can be modified to adjust when your ball hooks. Consult your pro shop for options on matching you to a ball for your needs.

Dave Cirigliano is the owner-operator of Bowling Dynamics for the last 31 years. He is a graduate of Don Johnson’s Advanced School of Bowling and currently a USBC Silver Certified Coach. He is also a member of the Arizona State USBC & Metro Phoenix USBC HALL of FAME.

For future reference this article and previous articles or to request a ball to be reviewed, access www.bowlingdynamics.com or my Facebook page Bowling Dynamics.

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