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Reviews of Roto Grip Bowling Balls

Roto Grip Dare Devil Bowling Ball Review

The Dare Devil… First Impressions The Roto Grip Dare Devil looks like the ideal middle of the road ball. Not too cold, not too hot, just right. Our Testers: Wayne “Guy” Porr (Righty) RPM: 625 rpm PAP: 5 1/2; 1 up Average Speed: 20 mph (at release) Axis tilt: low-medium Axis rotation: medium Thanks to … Continue reading Roto Grip Dare Devil Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip Hy-Wire and Haywire Bowling Ball Review

The Amazing Duo… First Impressions The Roto Grip Haywire and Hy-Wire are absolutely fantastic balls, no doubt about it! Haywire is the strong ball that still makes a big move and the Hy-Wire is so versatile. These are balls that read the midlane and late midlane, respectively, but still transition strongly with strong moves on … Continue reading Roto Grip Hy-Wire and Haywire Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip Sinister Bowling Ball Review

The Sinister is Evil! First Impressions The Sinister is going to be another hit for Roto Grip. It’s big hook and strength overpowers fresh oil patterns. Our Testers: Eric Erb is a top junior bowler in the PJBT (Pennsylvania Junior Bowlers Tournament) Power Player: 450 rpm PAP: 4 3/4 & 1/2 up Axis tilt: low-medium … Continue reading Roto Grip Sinister Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip Hysteria Bowling Ball Review

The Hysteria is Hysterical! First Impressions Amaaaazzziiinnnggg!!! Our Testers: Eric Erb is a top junior bowler in the PJBT (Pennsylvania Junior Bowlers Tournament) Power Player: 450 rpm PAP: 4 3/4 & 1/2 up Axis tilt: low-medium Axis rotation: >45 degrees Layout: 40 x 4.75 x 50 Coach T is an awesome lefty bowler 🙂 Stroker: … Continue reading Roto Grip Hysteria Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip Hyper Cell Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

Roto Grip brings back the Nucleus core and puts it in the MicroBite cover. This is one beast of a core and it’s return is fitting. First Impressions I’m thinking this is definitely the strongest bowling ball I personally have. I’m going to need some oil or play deeper to keep this ball in play. … Continue reading Roto Grip Hyper Cell Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

Roto Grip Disturbed Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

Normal Function Disrupted   Our testers: Stroker: Eric Deaton (275 rpm) Tweener: Jeff Dalton (300 rpm) Tweener: Norm Santos (350 rpm) Cranker: Sean Patterson (565 rpm) Eric Deaton, Storm Staffer of Strike Mor Pro Shop drilled our test equipment. This pin up layout is fairly typical and generally allows for a ball that gets into … Continue reading Roto Grip Disturbed Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

Roto Grip Defiant Soul Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

A Wicked Soul! Our testers: Stroker: Eric Deaton (275 rpm) Tweener: Jeff Dalton (300 rpm) Tweener: Norm Santos (350 rpm) Cranker: Sean Patterson (565 rpm) Eric Deaton, Storm Staffer of Strike Mor Pro Shop drilled our test equipment. This pin down layout is fairly typical and generally allows for medium transition to roll with slower, … Continue reading Roto Grip Defiant Soul Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

Roto Grip Shatter Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

Will it Shatter the Pins? Remember that coverstock accounts for 70% of ball reaction, but the core will create the dynamic shape. Your drilling will alter the shape to suit your game and conditions you bowl on. Our tester: Coach T (Tweener, 350 rpm) : 80 x 5 x 70 This layout is intended to … Continue reading Roto Grip Shatter Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

Roto Grip Berserk Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

Is This Ball Deranged? The Roto Grip Berserk is the latest ball to go through our battery of tests. As usual, keep in mind that the coverstock will account for 70% of ball reaction while the core characteristics and drilling will dictate the shape of the reaction. I had the pleasure of testing this ball … Continue reading Roto Grip Berserk Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

Roto Grip Defiant Edge Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

On the Edge of… We finally get a chance to drill the much anticipated Roto Grip Defiant Edge. As usual, keep in mind that the coverstock will account for 70% of ball reaction while the core characteristics and drilling will dictate the shape of the reaction. Layout: Cranker (Sean Patterson) – 60 x 4 x … Continue reading Roto Grip Defiant Edge Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

New Roto Grip Equipment for Summer 2012

Roto Grip has announced its direction for this summer. Firstly, the current naming conventions will be completely changed. For better or worse, the Royal Line, Crown Line, Sword Line, etc. are gone. Well, not the balls but the names. Instead, Roto Grip is moving to a Hook Potential model known as HP. The intention seems … Continue reading New Roto Grip Equipment for Summer 2012

Roto Grip Shooting Star Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip’s Shooting Star! Our latest tester, Karen Collura, is testing the Roto Grip Shooting Star. Karen is a 3-time USBC Womens’ Titlist in the classic division. She is also a 4-time Canadian National World Cup Titlist among other accolades. She is a low speed, rev dominant bowler. The ball was drilled by Eric Deaton … Continue reading Roto Grip Shooting Star Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip Critical Theory Bowling Ball Digitrax Analysis Review

Kyle Hartzell of BowlerX and Eric Filipovits test the Roto Grip Critical Theory. The testing was performed on a medium house tapered shot. Kyle launches the ball just over 17 mph and the ball enters the pocket at 16 mph. He’s targeting 19 out to about 8 at the breakpoint of about 42 ft. Kyle is … Continue reading Roto Grip Critical Theory Bowling Ball Digitrax Analysis Review