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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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Roto Grip Rubicon UC2 Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsYes, I like what I’m seeing from the Rubicon UC2. This is a very clear and easy relative to the original Rubicon. 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 … Continue reading Roto Grip Rubicon UC2 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

Roto Grip Idol Synergy Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Roto Grip Idol Synergy is a pretty ball with a smooth benchmark like ball reaction. 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 … Continue reading Roto Grip Idol Synergy Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip RST X-1 Bowling Ball

First ImpressionsRoto Grip is bringing us another big asym. The initial feel is this could fill a slot similar to the original Physix but a bit of a different shape, but is that a good thing? More on that. Thanks to our new partner Haley’s Pro Shop. A big thank you to Jeff Miller and Ron … Continue reading Roto Grip RST X-1 Bowling Ball

Storm Parallax Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Storm Parallax is typical Storm shiny asym goodness. 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 mph … Continue reading Storm Parallax Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip Nuclear Cell vs Storm Omega Crux vs Storm Snap Lock

Today I want to spend a little time comparing these 3 pearl asyms. They are very different and very similar at the same time. The Roto Grip Nuclear Cell comes out of the box shiny. It’s clean through the mids and waits until the end of the pattern to really pop. With the shiny surface … Continue reading Roto Grip Nuclear Cell vs Storm Omega Crux vs Storm Snap Lock

Storm Axiom vs Roto Grip UFO

I wanted to take a little time to discuss the comparison between the Storm Axiom and the Roto Grip UFO. On paper, the similarities are strong nano based solid covers. The differences are the core shapes, core specs, sym vs asym. So is it a fair comparison? I will go out on a limb and … Continue reading Storm Axiom vs Roto Grip UFO

Storm Axiom Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsHuge surface, huge core. And it still goes sideways off of friction. In the words of Chris Berman, Rumbling, Bumbling, Stumbling. 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 … Continue reading Storm Axiom Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip Nuclear Cell Bowling Ball Review

First ImpressionsThe Nuclear Cell is the quintessential pearl asym and you know we love us some pearl asyms. 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 Roto Grip Nuclear Cell Bowling Ball Review

Roto Grip UFO vs Motiv Alpha Jackal Bowling Ball Comparison

Today I want to compare the Roto Grip UFO to the Motiv Alpha Jackal. This is like the clash of the titans. Both balls are the theoretical strongest balls in their respective lineups. Both use probably the strongest solid cover each brand has had. Core specs are very similar. Differentials are identical at 15lb. Intermediate … Continue reading Roto Grip UFO vs Motiv Alpha Jackal Bowling Ball Comparison