Storm Phaze Bowling Ball Review

Is it just a Phaze? First Impressions Clean motion through the fronts and mids…not always sure how it will react off the spot. Factory surface seemed sensitive to over/under so initial thought is that we need to play with the surface and figure this out…which we could not do for the initial review. The core […]

Storm Fight Bowling Ball Review

This ball definitely has some Fight… First Impressions Reads the midlane consistently…rolls of the spot extremely consistency…no surprises…really punchy through the pins. This is a great ball! Our Testers: Brad Crouse Tweener: 450 rpm PAP: 5 & 1 up Axis tilt: 3 degrees Axis rotation: 80 degrees Layout: 45 x 4 5/8 x 45 Thanks to […]

Storm Alpha Crux Bowling Ball Review

This Crux is definitely the Alpha… First Impressions The Storm Alpha Crux is really a beast with a strong, consistent move and heavy roll. Very consistent and doesn’t quit. I rarely use this cliche but it had excellent carry due to it’s continuation through the deck. Did I mention consistent… Our Testers: Brad Crouse Tweener: 450 […]

Storm Optimus Solid Bowling Ball Review

The Optimus Solid is your symmetrical benchmark for higher volumes… First Impressions The Storm Optimus Solid follows in the footsteps of the Marvel Series in terms of benchmark control. Our Testers: Elysia Current Tweener: 275 rpm PAP: 4 3/4 & 1 up Axis tilt: medium Axis rotation: >60 degrees Layout: 55 x 4.5 x 50 Resume: 2015 […]

Storm Sky Rocket Bowling Ball Review

This one Sky Rockets to the Pocket… First Impressions The evolution from the Rocket, simply longer with a defined snappy backend. Our Testers: Elysia Current Tweener: 275 rpm PAP: 4 3/4 & 1 up Axis tilt: medium Axis rotation: >60 degrees Layout: 60 x 4 5/8 x 40 Resume: 2011 USBC Queens Runner-Up, Delaware State Women’s Bowling […]

Storm Crux Pearl Bowling Ball Review

Storm Pearlizes the Crux First Impressions This Crux Pearl is likely to be more usable for bowlers on typical shots over the original solid Crux. Very nice ball reaction with a nice heavy roll. Our Testers: Travis Celmer Tweener: 450 rpm PAP: 5 1/2 & 1/4 up Axis tilt: low Axis rotation: ~45 degrees Layout: 50 […]

Storm Rocket Bowling Ball Review

Storm’s Rocket blasts off… First Impressions Interesting piece here…think somewhere between the Hy-Road and Reign in terms of ball reaction. Our Testers: Travis Celmer Tweener: 450 rpm PAP: 5 1/2 & 1/4 up Axis tilt: low Axis rotation: ~45 degrees Layout: 30 x 4 x 70 Resume: PBA Eastern Region Titlist, Real Bowlers Tape staff member Elysia […]

Storm IQ Tour Nano Bowling Ball Review

This May Just be the Benchmark Nano… First Impressions With the amount of hook the Storm IQ Tour Nano offers, this may be the “hookingest” bowling ball to use the Nanotechnology cover. Our Testers: Tester #1 Shaun English – 230 avg Power Stroker: 405 rpm PAP: 4 5/8 & 1/4 up Axis tilt: low-medium Axis […]

Storm Crux Bowling Ball Review

What is the Crux of This? First Impressions Storm is going for a very aggressive top line ball. How usable will this be on a typical house shot? All I can tell you is it gets better the deeper you get! Our Testers: Jeremy Overdier Power Player: 400 rpm PAP: 5 & 0 up Axis […]

New Storm Equipment – Optimus and Hy-Road Solid!

The secret is out. Storm is releasing two new pieces for the summer, the brand new Optimus and a solid Hy-Road. Storm Optimus The new Storm Optimus is in the Master line. Starting with the known entity, Storm once again uses the pearlized R2X reactive cover. This is the same cover on the Marvel Pearl […]