Brunswick Royal Blue Ringer Bowling Ball Review

This one is a Ringer for THS… Full Review coming soon…

Brunswick Fortera Exile Bowling Ball Review

Brunswick Goes Flip… First Impressions The Brunswick Fortera Exile is skid…and flip! Not much more to say in terms of first impressions. Our Testers: Brandon Hinderer is a PBA Member as well as Brunswick and Vise Staffer. Power Player: 450 rpm PAP: 5 3/8 & 7/8 up Axis tilt: 10-15 degrees Axis rotation: >45 degrees [...]

Brunswick Melee Cross Bowling Ball Review

This is a Melee for sure…   First Impressions This is going to be a great piece from Brunswick. I like seeing low RG cores still around. Maybe it’s a bit selfish but I love the heavier roll these balls create and the Brunswick Melee Cross is no exception. Our Testers: Brandon Hinderer is a [...]

DV8 Dude Bowling Ball Review

Duuuudddeeee… First Impressions This DV8 Dude reminds me a lot of one of my favorite balls in terms of ball motion, the Storm Furious. A little more length and nice snappy punch on the backend.. Our Tester: Coach T Tweener: 350 rpm PAP: 4 9/16 & 3/8 up Layout: 40 x 5 x 40 Test [...]

Brunswick LT-48 Bowling Ball Review

The Classic… First Impressions The Brunswick LT-48 offers very easy length with a predictable move off the spot. Our Tester: Coach T Tweener: 350 rpm PAP: 4 9/16 & 3/8 up Layout: 35 x 5 x 65 Test Pattern: 41ft THS, 12:1, 24ml Keep in mind that coverstock accounts for 70% of ball reaction, but [...]

Motiv Ascent Apex Ball Review

Motiv Makes its Ascent to the Apex… Our tester: Brad Crouse is testing the Motiv Primal Rage. The young Crouse’s phenomenal bowling has helped him make Motiv’s Regional staff. The equipment was drilled by Jeffrey Smith at Pure It Pro Shop in Lebanon, PA. Power Tweener: 450 rpm Layout: 60 x 4.25 x 40 Test [...]

Brunswick Mastermind Bowling Ball Review

The Mastermind is Master… First Impressions The Brunswick Mastermind is a beast. This ball does such a good job reading the midlane, it’s scary. Once it reads the midlane, it just trucks to the pocket giving the bowler an overwhelming confidence throwing this piece. Our Testers: Brandon Hinderer is a PBA Member as well as [...]

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 [...]

How to Learn a Five Step Approach…Not

This is one of my favorite coaches of all time… Whatever you do, do not actually listen to these instructions! Well, maybe not. I couldn’t help but resurrect this. Honestly can not believe this video was taken and then someone thought it was a good idea to leave it out there. Should I reshoot this? [...]

Motiv Covert Revolt Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

Motiv’s Covert Revolt is Overt in its Intentions… First Impressions The Motiv Covert Revolt is a juggernaut based on what we saw. Great overall motion and strength. While the ball’s looks are understated, its intentions are clearly to make a big move and destroy pins. Some bowlers are going to have fun with this piece. [...]