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Roto Grip Exotic Gem Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Roto Grip Exotic Gem seems to bring back the traditional strong shiny asym look the Storm family is famous for, but with a decidedly Roto specific roll. Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: 5 & 3/8 … Continue reading Roto Grip Exotic Gem Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Carbide Tank Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Motiv Carbide Tank is clearly another super urethane, well it’s Microcell Polymer but it will be compared because of the shape. Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at 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 … Continue reading Motiv Carbide Tank Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Ripcord Launch Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Motiv Ripcord Launch looks so pretty. Ball reaction intent, I’m a bit confounded to be honest. Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at 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 rotation: medium/highTest Equipment: … Continue reading Motiv Ripcord Launch Bowling Ball Review

900 Global Zen U Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsHere we go with another urethane ball. Although the Zen U harkens back to the nostalgic days when urethane was simple Black color and yellow script, it’s shape is more than that. Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 … Continue reading 900 Global Zen U Bowling Ball Review

Storm Fate Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Storm Fate puts itself squarely in the Mid Late category. It’s unclear how this will rate when thinking about similar balls from the Storm family. Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: 5 & 3/8 upAverage Speed: … Continue reading Storm Fate Bowling Ball Review

Storm Phaze V vs Motiv Sky Raptor vs Storm Infinite Physix

Welcome back and thanks for joining us. This cross-brand review is one of the things we get to do almost exclusively as we are independent reviewers. So why are we looking at these 2 balls? Well for one, they are released about the same time. Second and more importantly, they are both pearls with big … Continue reading Storm Phaze V vs Motiv Sky Raptor vs Storm Infinite Physix

Storm Phaze V Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Storm Phaze V is just as good as the Phaze IV it replaces, maybe even a little bit better. Shiny covers are back at Storm. Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: 5 & 3/8 upAverage Speed: … Continue reading Storm Phaze V Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Sky Raptor Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsI’m happy to report the Motiv Sky Raptor fits where Motiv says it fits in its ball guide. Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at 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 rotation: medium/highTest … Continue reading Motiv Sky Raptor Bowling Ball Review

Storm Super Nova Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Storm Super Nova is a very clear relative to the original Nova with more strength but how does it compare to the big dog Proton Physix? Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: 5 & 3/8 upAverage … Continue reading Storm Super Nova Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip RST X-3 Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Roto Grip RST X-3 was a tale of two balls for us. All or nothing comes to mind. Stay tuned to the end for the return of our grading. Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: 5 … Continue reading Roto Grip RST X-3 Bowling Ball Review

Storm Night Road Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Storm Night Road was surprisingly stunning and I’ll explain why. Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at 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 rotation: medium/highTest Equipment: 14 PoundsLayout: 50 x 5 x … Continue reading Storm Night Road Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Pride Empire Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Pride Empire continues to prove that Motiv can now make some pretty responsive pearl covers. Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at 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 rotation: medium/highTest Equipment: 14 … Continue reading Motiv Pride Empire Bowling Ball Review

Storm Infinite Physix vs 900 Global Reality Check

Thanks for joining us for this comparison of the Infinite Physix and Reality Check. I should probably say compliments but let’s get into it. First what are they? Infinite Physix is a medium/high stength asymmetric core in the NeX pearl cover finished at 4000 abralon. The Reality Check is also same type strength asym in … Continue reading Storm Infinite Physix vs 900 Global Reality Check

900 Global Reality Check Bowling Ball

First ImpressionsThe Reality Check is a big hooking piece that made a great impression but trying to figure out its place in the bag. Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at 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 … Continue reading 900 Global Reality Check Bowling Ball

Roto Grip Idol Cosmos Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsI was hoping for an Idol Pearl replacement but the Roto Grip Idol Cosmos is something entirely different. Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at 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 rotation: medium/highTest … Continue reading Roto Grip Idol Cosmos Bowling Ball Review

Storm Infinite Physix Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsCan I just say the Infinite Physix made such a great first impression, it’s pushing something else out of my bag immediately. Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at 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 … Continue reading Storm Infinite Physix Bowling Ball Review

3rd Annual Tamer’s Favorite Bowling Balls 2021-2022

Welcome back everyone. Today is the day! Welcome to the 3rd annual Tamer’s Favorite Bowling Balls for the 2021-2022 season. I’ll be sharing with you my personal favorite bowling balls of the last year or so. Since this is my opinion, I pretty much make up my own rules. I will stick with balls that … Continue reading 3rd Annual Tamer’s Favorite Bowling Balls 2021-2022

Motiv Blue Tank Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsI think the Blue Tank is possibly a legit direct competitor to the Purple Hammer Check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at 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 rotation: medium/highTest Equipment: 14 … Continue reading Motiv Blue Tank Bowling Ball Review

900 Global Zen Soul Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe 900 Global Zen Soul feels like very clearly the OG Zen’s bigger brother. Don’t forget to check out Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: 5 1/2 & 3/4 upAverage Speed: 18.5 mph (at release)Axis tilt: lowAxis rotation: medium/highTest Equipment: … Continue reading 900 Global Zen Soul Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Blue Coral Venom Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Blue Coral Venom from Motiv does add something to the line up, despite being close the the Shock. 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: … Continue reading Motiv Blue Coral Venom Bowling Ball Review