Category Archives: Mid Defined

Grouping of balls classified as Mid Defined for your arsenal

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Roto Grip UFO Alert Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Roto Grip UFO Alert should be another popular shiny asym from the star brand but will it with the first UFO already discontinued? Thanks to 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 … Continue reading Roto Grip UFO Alert Bowling Ball Review

Storm Dark Code Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsNot too much. Not too little. The Dark Code is juuusstt right. Thanks to 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 Storm Dark Code Bowling Ball Review

Storm Parallax Effect Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Storm Parallax felt pretty easy to throw on a house shot and surprisingly easy on the USBC Teams pattern. That certainly cant be a bad thing. There is something strangely unique which I will touch on later. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and … Continue reading Storm Parallax Effect Bowling Ball Review

Storm Parallax vs Roto Grip Nuclear Cell

I wanted to take some time to look at the Storm Parallax and Roto Grip Nuclear Cell side by side as I mentioned them together in the first Parallax video. My first thought was that they are pretty close in use case, even if you might think the shapes are a bit different. These are … Continue reading Storm Parallax vs Roto Grip Nuclear Cell