Category Archives: Strong Control

Grouping of balls classified as Strong Control for your arsenal

Motiv Evoke Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsWow the Evoke is colorful. Still think it rolls nice with all that neon bubble gum stuff going on! 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: 45 x 4.75 x 45 Bryan Hoffman (Righty)Style: StrokerRPM: 280 rpmPAP: 4 1/2 … Continue reading Motiv Evoke Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Raptor Fury Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsIt’s been a minute since Motiv has had a strong benchmark type ball and the Raptor Fury looks to fill it nicely. 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: 330 rpmPAP: 5 & 3/8 upAverage Speed: 18.5 mph (at release)Axis … Continue reading Motiv Raptor Fury Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Pride Dynasty Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Pride Dynasty looks to be my favorite of the Pride lineup. 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: 330 rpmPAP: 5 & 3/8 upAverage Speed: 18.5 mph (at release)Axis tilt: lowAxis rotation: medium/highTest Equipment: 14 PoundsLayout: 50 x 5 … Continue reading Motiv Pride Dynasty Bowling Ball Review

Storm Summit Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Storm Summit was a tale of two balls, leaving us with feelings ranging from “wow” to “huh”. 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 Storm Summit Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip TNT Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsWe expected the TNT to be a benchmark ball. It looks benchmark like but it feels like we’ll need more time before we bench the Phaze II or Idol. 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 TNT 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

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 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 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

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

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

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 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

900 Global Zen Master Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Zen Master is strong and versatile. It has the potential to be in the realm of worldbeaters like the Phaze II. 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! … Continue reading 900 Global Zen Master Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Jackal Legacy vs Forge Flare Bowling Ball Review

I want to spend some time doing the inevitable comparison of the Motiv Jackal Legacy and Forge Flare. Both have the same Coercion™ MXC Solid Reactive cover. The Jackal continues with the Predator V2 core while the Forge continues with the Detonator core. I think both of these cores are quite good. The Forge Flare … Continue reading Motiv Jackal Legacy vs Forge Flare Bowling Ball Review

Storm Hy-Road Max Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Max is bright. More importantly, it’s strong up front and smooth down lane. It’s unclear if the market will take to this or if it will go the way of the Hy-Road Solid and All Road. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron … Continue reading Storm Hy-Road Max Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip Rubicon Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Rubicon is a lot of ball. It could easily be a top line piece in my mind with a good amount of usability. Never feels like it’s going to blow through the spot. Let me introduce our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron Hoppe. Don’t forget … Continue reading Roto Grip Rubicon Bowling Ball Review

Motiv Forge Flare Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsFirst impression of the Forge Flare, why? Why make something so strong and when can I ever use this? 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: … Continue reading Motiv Forge Flare Bowling Ball Review