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Roto Grip Gem Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Roto Grip Gem replenishes the sort of empty top line Strong Defined slot in the line up. 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 Roto Grip Gem Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Comparison: Mythic Jackal vs Trident Horizon vs Iron Forge

Welcome back. Let’s take a quick look at these 3 balls, the Mythic Jackal, Trident Horizon, and Iron Forge and how they compare on the lanes. Mythic Jackal and Trident Horizon are both hybrid asyms. The Iron Forge is a pearl symmetric. Mythic and Iron Forge have the surface at 5000 LSP while the Trident … Continue reading Motiv Comparison: Mythic Jackal vs Trident Horizon vs Iron Forge

Motiv Mythic Jackal vs 900 Global Altered Reality

Welcome back. Today I wanted to do a cross-brand comparison of shiny asyms. Now I’m going to keep pushing the arsenal building video on you guys as I really think it simplifies looking at it. If you watched that and watched the individual reviews, you’ll note that both balls fit in the Mid Defined category. … Continue reading Motiv Mythic Jackal vs 900 Global Altered Reality

Motiv Mythic Jackal Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsMythic Jackal definitely feels like one of the more responsive balls downlane we’ve seen from Motiv. 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: … Continue reading Motiv Mythic Jackal Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip Rubicon UC3 vs Motiv Venom Shock

Depending on how you want to look at this, it could be a heavyweight fight or a middleweight fight to be more accurate. Or you could say, Tamer what the heck are you doing comparing the GOAT mid level Venom Shock to a urethan ball?!? Spoiler Alert, I’m here to tell you that there is … Continue reading Roto Grip Rubicon UC3 vs Motiv Venom Shock

Storm Phaze 4 Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsA Phaze with R2S stateside finally, this is probably what many wished the original was. Time to see if it differentiates itself from the other stuff in the catalog. 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 … Continue reading Storm Phaze 4 Bowling Ball Review

Hammer Purple Hammer Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsHallelujah, we finally test the Hammer Purple Pearl Urethane Hammer! 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 & 3/8 upAverage Speed: 18.5 … Continue reading Hammer Purple Hammer Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip Rubicon UC3 Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Rubicon UC3 is somewhat confounding but the more I evaluate, the more it lands on the positive side. 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 Roto Grip Rubicon UC3 Bowling Ball Review

Storm Spectre Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsIs the Storm Spectre supposed to be James Bond’s bowling ball? 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 & 3/8 upAverage Speed: 18.5 mph (at release)Axis tilt: lowAxis rotation: medium/highTest Equipment: 15 PoundsLayout: 4 x 30 … Continue reading Storm Spectre Bowling Ball Review

Storm Nova Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsI’m going to hold my impression back a bit so you pay attention to our Nova review. 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 Storm Nova Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip Idol Helios Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsIf you liked the OG Idol, you are likely to like the Idol Helios. 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 & … Continue reading Roto Grip Idol Helios Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Iron Forge Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Motiv Iron Forge left a really good first impression. Looks like a potential house shot beauty and I expect it to be good on sport as well. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop. Talk to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: … Continue reading Motiv Iron Forge Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Pride Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Motiv Pride looks to be just about the right fit in the benchmark slot. 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 … Continue reading Motiv Pride Bowling Ball Review

Storm Trend 2 Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Trend 2 looks to be a strong offering reminding me of a couple of balls I’ll discuss shortly. Don’t forget to check out our friends Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe at Haley’s Pro Shop. Don’t forget to check out Haley’s Pro Shop for world class drilling and coaching! Tamer Elbaga (Lefty)Style: TweenerRPM: 375 rpmPAP: … Continue reading Storm Trend 2 Bowling Ball Review

900 Global Altered Reality Bowling Ball Review

First Impressions900 Global doesn’t disappoint with this shiny asym and you know how we love us some shiny asym. 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 900 Global Altered Reality Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Trident Odyssey Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Turbulent core is back, with a vengeance! 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 & 3/8 upAverage Speed: 18.5 mph (at release)Axis tilt: lowAxis rotation: medium/highTest Equipment: 15 PoundsLayout: 4 x 30 Sean … Continue reading Motiv Trident Odyssey Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Venom Shock – The Remake Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsFor me, the Venom Shock finally looks like the ball everyone else sees. 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 & 3/8 … Continue reading Motiv Venom Shock – The Remake Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip RST X-2 Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsRoto Grip has another decent shiny asym. Usually this formula works well and the RST X-2 seems to do so. 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 … Continue reading Roto Grip RST X-2 Bowling Ball Review

Hammer Raw Hammer Solid and Hybrid Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThese Raw Hammers offer something quite different, unique but ultra useful. 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 & 3/8 upAverage Speed: … Continue reading Hammer Raw Hammer Solid and Hybrid Bowling Ball Review