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Tamer’s Favorites: Best Bowling Balls 2019-2020: Weak/Wild Card

Welcome back to the last episode in the series. Hopefully you’ve checked out the other videos. They will be the crux of your arsenal. However, there is another potential slot. I agonized about this one a bit. Could this be just weak balls like Hustles? Should it be urethane balls? What about the unique balls … Continue reading Tamer’s Favorites: Best Bowling Balls 2019-2020: Weak/Wild Card

TAMER’S FAVORITE BOWLING BALLS 2019 – 2020: Mid Control

Welcome back. This time I want to talk about my favorites for 2019-2020 in the Mid Control category. This category is essentially your middle of the road benchmark. This could be the ball that tells you what’s going on with a pattern. It’s not too strong. It’s not too weak. It’s not too angular or … Continue reading TAMER’S FAVORITE BOWLING BALLS 2019 – 2020: Mid Control

TAMER’S FAVORITE BOWLING BALLS 2019 – 2020: Mid Defined

Welcome back. This time I want to move onto the next category, the Mid Defined. If you didn’t watch the explanation video, please check that out. In short, the Mid Defined category is a step down from the Strong Defined category. The short version is when you still want angular motion but need more length, … Continue reading TAMER’S FAVORITE BOWLING BALLS 2019 – 2020: Mid Defined

TAMER’S FAVORITE BOWLING BALLS 2019 – 2020: STRONG Control

For this installment, I want to cover my favorite Strong Control balls for 2019-2020. Again, if you didn’t see the explanation video, check it out to explain the new categories. This category is a step down from the Strong Defined Category. Specifically, they are smoother downlane. They should still be reading slightly earlier than the … Continue reading TAMER’S FAVORITE BOWLING BALLS 2019 – 2020: STRONG Control

Tamer’s Favorite Bowling Balls 2019 – 2020: Strong Defined

If you haven’t watched the intro video, suggest you do first to understand what we are doing with the categories this year. This first installment will cover the “highest” category if you will, the Strong Defined group. Very briefly, this category is for the strongest pieces or the top of the bag. The 2 characteristics … Continue reading Tamer’s Favorite Bowling Balls 2019 – 2020: Strong Defined

Tamer’s Favorite Bowling Balls 2019 – 2020 Explained: Arsenal Building

We started this series last year for the 2018-2019 season and it seemed to be a very popular series. I’m going to do it a little different this year. I want to spend just a little time explaining how I will run through this and then we’ll jump in with the balls. Last year I … Continue reading Tamer’s Favorite Bowling Balls 2019 – 2020 Explained: Arsenal Building

Motiv Ripcord Flight Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsBaby Blue, looks cute. Works great in a defined window. Thanks to our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: 5 & 3/8 upAverage Speed: 18.5 mph … Continue reading Motiv Ripcord Flight Bowling Ball Review

Track Latitude Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsWas hoping this would be the new Triton Elite replacement. I’m not sure it quite hit the mark. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! James Kasee (Righty)Style: Power … Continue reading Track Latitude Bowling Ball Review

Radical Zing Hybrid Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsZing baby. This ball just works. Thanks to our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: 5 & 3/8 upAverage Speed: 18.5 mph (at release)Axis tilt: lowAxis … Continue reading Radical Zing Hybrid Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip Nuclear Cell vs Storm Omega Crux vs Storm Snap Lock

Today I want to spend a little time comparing these 3 pearl asyms. They are very different and very similar at the same time. The Roto Grip Nuclear Cell comes out of the box shiny. It’s clean through the mids and waits until the end of the pattern to really pop. With the shiny surface … Continue reading Roto Grip Nuclear Cell vs Storm Omega Crux vs Storm Snap Lock

Columbia 300 Outlook Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsIf this is the Outlook on the Columbia 300 lineup post Brunswick acquisition, then the brand is in good hands. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! James Kasee … Continue reading Columbia 300 Outlook Bowling Ball Review

Storm Axiom Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsHuge surface, huge core. And it still goes sideways off of friction. In the words of Chris Berman, Rumbling, Bumbling, Stumbling. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer … Continue reading Storm Axiom Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip Nuclear Cell Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Nuclear Cell is the quintessential pearl asym and you know we love us some pearl asyms. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 … Continue reading Roto Grip Nuclear Cell Bowling Ball Review

Hammer Fugitive Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThis looks like a runaway success. Towards the skid flip area but seems very usable and versatile. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! James Kasee (Righty)Style: Power PlayerRPM: … Continue reading Hammer Fugitive Bowling Ball Review

Ebonite Omni Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsNo question the Omni is definitely reminiscent of the venerable Gamebreaker balls. Beautiful smooth shape. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! James Kasee (Righty)Style: Power PlayerRPM: 425 rpmPAP … Continue reading Ebonite Omni Bowling Ball Review

Hammer Redemption Solid and Pearl Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Redemption Solid is an absolutely huge rolly beast. Play it more direct. The Redemption Pearl is just as rolly with a later motion but same characteristics. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for … Continue reading Hammer Redemption Solid and Pearl Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Trident Nemesis Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsPretty ball with great shelf appeal. Why not continue to use the Turbulent core? Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: 5 1/8 … Continue reading Motiv Trident Nemesis Bowling Ball Review

Radical Squatch Hybrid Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsNothing but strikes folks, nothing but strikes. You might not be sure but it does the business anyway. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: … Continue reading Radical Squatch Hybrid Bowling Ball Review

Storm Omega Crux Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsWow this thing is dull out of box. The Omega Crux is the smooth, controlled Crux motion we’ve become familiar with. The grit makes sure it hooks up and goes, showing off some punch. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t … Continue reading Storm Omega Crux Bowling Ball Review