Ball Reviews

Hammer Raw Hammer Black/Purple/Teal (WWRD 5/16/2024)

May is blooming with releases!

As the Fall leagues wrap up and tournaments are is full swing, we have some new releases that will fill a void or expand a current line up for its respective brand. Depending on your style and the environment you bowl on, you may have a need for cleaner piece or a ball that can be used later in your bowling session. All of these options are budget friendly and give more performance than the price indicates. Here are 5 choices and the WWRD is 5/16/2024, so get your pre-orders in so you can have yours on release day!

All bowling balls (except Polys) have a 2 year warranty from the date of purchase.

Hammer Raw Hammer Black/Purple/Teal

@15lbs 2.537 .038 • 12-16 lbs Alternate Core 12-13 lbs & 10-11lbs • Volume - Light to Medium • Core - Raw Hammer • Coverstock - Juiced Pearl
Here comes another beautiful color combo from Hammer Bowling. Adding the Factory Polish to the Juiced Pearl cover gives the cleanest and quickest response to friction in the Raw Hammer line. Bowlers of all styles can find a Raw Hammer to fit their game.
Box Surface - 500/1000/2000 Siaair/Crown Factory Polish • Color - Black/Purple/Teal • Recommended Cleaner - Power House Ball Cleaner   www.HammerBowling.com

Don’t forget to register your equipment on the corresponding manufacturer’s website. I’d also like to ask you and your friends to follow all the Brands under the Brunswick umbrella and Bowling Buckosh feeds on social media to get the newest information. Again, you can contact me with any questions at www.info@filltheframes.com or (310) 784-1901.

Thank you for supporting the Brunswick brands and Fill The Frames Bowling Services

Juan Fonseca
Fill The Frames Bowling Services
Hammer U.S. Staff – California

Ebonite Fireball Purple/Gold (WWRD 5/16/2024)

May is blooming with releases!

As the Fall leagues wrap up and tournaments are is full swing, we have some new releases that will fill a void or expand a current line up for its respective brand. Depending on your style and the environment you bowl on, you may have a need for cleaner piece or a ball that can be used later in your bowling session. All of these options are budget friendly and give more performance than the price indicates. Here are 5 choices and the WWRD is 5/16/2024, so get your pre-orders in so you can have yours on release day!

All bowling balls (except Polys) have a 2 year warranty from the date of purchase.

Ebonite Fireball Purple/Gold

@15lbs 2.519 .039 DynamiCore/HK22 • 10-16 lbs • Alternate Cores 11-12 lbs & 10-11lbs • Volume - Light to Medium • Core - Fireball • Coverstock - HK22 GB11.2 Pearl (NEW)
Ebonite introduced the Fireball core on 9/21/2023 and those who purchased one found a motion that wasn’t in the line at the time. The new Ebonite Fireball has the same core. There is a different additive package and that’s the GB11.2 Pearl which gives an earlier but same motion than the original. If you have the GB4 Hybrid and it gets too strong due to friction, the Ebonite Fireball Purple/Gold would be a nice transition ball. The proven DynamiCore adds more value to this fantastically priced ball. Bowlers who use lower weights will enjoy the Ebonite Fireball Purple/Gold. 
Box Surface - 500/1000/1500 Siaair/Crown Factory Compound • Color - Purple/Gold • Recommended Cleaner - Power House Ball Cleaner  www.ebonite.com  

Don’t forget to register your equipment on the corresponding manufacturer’s website. I’d also like to ask you and your friends to follow all the Brands under the Brunswick umbrella and Bowling Buckosh feeds on social media to get the newest information. Again, you can contact me with any questions at www.info@filltheframes.com or (310) 784-1901.

Thank you for supporting the Brunswick brands and Fill The Frames Bowling Services

Juan Fonseca
Fill The Frames Bowling Services
Hammer U.S. Staff – California

DV8 Chill Pearl (WWRD 5/16/2024)

May is blooming with releases!

As the Fall leagues wrap up and tournaments are is full swing, we have some new releases that will fill a void or expand a current line up for its respective brand. Depending on your style and the environment you bowl on, you may have a need for cleaner piece or a ball that can be used later in your bowling session. All of these options are budget friendly and give more performance than the price indicates. Here are 5 choices and the WWRD is 5/16/2024, so get your pre-orders in so you can have yours on release day!

All bowling balls (except Polys) have a 2 year warranty from the date of purchase.

DV8 Chill Pearl

@15lbs 2.495 .051 DynamiCore/HK22 • 12-16 lbs • Alternate Core 12-13 lbs• Volume - Medium • Core - Diva 2.0 Coverstock - HK22 Inciter Max Flip Pearl (NEW)
FTF believed that the original DV8 Chill (6/23/2023) would be a great bigger symmetrical as a benchmark for a lot of bowlers. The Diva 2.0 core rolled well no matter what the cover it was wrapped around. DV8 know presents the Chill Pearl. What gets balls cleaner down the lane and more responsive to the friction? The HK22 base formula of course. The additive package of the Inciter Max Flip Pearl give another hint towards this ball’s intended motion. If you are bowling on more friction either from the start or caused by transition, consider the great looking DV8 Chill Pearl. DynamiCore is there to improve your hitting power and ball durability.
Box Surface - 500/1000/1500 Siaair /Crown Factory Compound • Color - Turquoise/Silver • Recommended Cleaner - Power House Ball Cleaner   www.DV8Bowling.com

Don’t forget to register your equipment on the corresponding manufacturer’s website. I’d also like to ask you and your friends to follow all the Brands under the Brunswick umbrella and Bowling Buckosh feeds on social media to get the newest information. Again, you can contact me with any questions at www.info@filltheframes.com or (310) 784-1901.

Thank you for supporting the Brunswick brands and Fill The Frames Bowling Services

Juan Fonseca
Fill The Frames Bowling Services
Hammer U.S. Staff – California

Brunswick Beyond Infinity (WWRD 4/18/2024)

Hello April!

This month is a unique one in the releases and the removals of some iconic faceplates. From what we are seeing the days are numbered on the Ebonite Maxim line. However, the popular colors are being moved into other poly lines. There are also quite a number of balls being retired. So there will be replacements within their respective lines. For all of them the WWRD is 4/18/2024, so get your pre-orders in so you can have yours on release day!

All bowling balls (except Polys) have a 2 year warranty from the date of purchase.

Brunswick Beyond Infinity

@15lbs 2.521 .051 .010 DynamiCore/D.O.T./HK22 • 12-16 lbs Alternate Core 12-13 lbs • Volume - Medium-Heavy • Core - Infinity Coverstock- HK22 A.X.H. Pearl (NEW)
For many years, the Brunswick name was synonymous with earlier rolling bowling balls. That time has passed with the Melees, Ethos, Endeavor and now the Beyond Infinity in the High Performance Chart location. With the HK22 base and the A.X.H. Pearl package, you will see a sharp, angular motion out of the pattern. With the lower intermediate differential, a quick response while being controllable. This is a step down from bigger pieces like the Ultimate Defender. The colors are really popping on this piece. 
Box Surface - 500/1000/1500 Siaair /Crown Factory Compound • Color - Purple Ice/Ocean/Mint • Recommended Cleaner • Power House Ball Cleaner  www.BrunswickBowling.com  

Don’t forget to register your equipment on the corresponding manufacturer’s website. I’d also like to ask you and your friends to follow all the Brands under the Brunswick umbrella and Bowling Buckosh feeds on social media to get the newest information. Again, you can contact me with any questions at www.info@filltheframes.com or (310) 784-1901.

Thank you for supporting the Brunswick brands and Fill The Frames Bowling Services

Juan Fonseca
Fill The Frames Bowling Services
Hammer U.S. Staff – California

Columbia 300 Kaboom (WWRD 4/18/2024)

Hello April!

This month is a unique one in the releases and the removals of some iconic faceplates. From what we are seeing the days are numbered on the Ebonite Maxim line. However, the popular colors are being moved into other poly lines. There are also quite a number of balls being retired. So there will be replacements within their respective lines. For all of them the WWRD is 4/18/2024, so get your pre-orders in so you can have yours on release day!

All bowling balls (except Polys) have a 2 year warranty from the date of purchase.

Columbia 300 Kaboom 

@15lbs 2.529 .046 DynamiCore/HK22 • 12-16 lbs Alternate Core 12-13 lbs Volume - Med. to Med.-Light • Core - Detonate (NEW) • Coverstock - HK22 Reflex Pearl (NEW)
A new core/cover combo enters the Columbia300 Advanced line. The Kaboom brings length and a strong sweeping backend motion at a great price point. The HK22 Reflex Pearl cover and medium-high diff will help slower speed bowlers who need help getting the ball down lane and have some hitting power. This is another choice to battle high friction lanes. The 2 blues and the HK22 base really makes this ball look great, too.
Box Surface - 500/1000/1500 Siaair/Crown Factory Compound • Color - Blue/Sapphire • Recommended Cleaner - Power House Ball Cleaner   www.columbia300.com

Please visit each brand’s website for more specification information and where you can sign up for first to know emails. You can also like them on Facebook and follow them on Twitter. I’d also like to ask you and your friends to like the Brands of Brunswick Demo Program-West Region and Bowling Buckosh pages on Facebook to get the newest information. Again, you can contact me with any questions at www.info@filltheframes.com or (310) 784-1901.

Juan Fonseca
Fill The Frames Bowling Services
Hammer U.S. Staff – California

Track Cypher (WWRD 4/18/2024)

Hello April!

This month is a unique one in the releases and the removals of some iconic faceplates. From what we are seeing the days are numbered on the Ebonite Maxim line. However, the popular colors are being moved into other poly lines. There are also quite a number of balls being retired. So there will be replacements within their respective lines. For all of them the WWRD is 4/18/2024, so get your pre-orders in so you can have yours on release day!

All bowling balls (except Polys) have a 2 year warranty from the date of purchase.

Track Cypher

Track Cypher @15lbs 2.540 .047 Dynamicore/D.O.T./HK22  • 12-16 lbs Alternate cores 12-13 lbs. • Volume - Medium • Core - Synergy • Coverstock- HK22 MR-8 Solid
About 30 years ago, Track bowling had a line that was phenomenal. It was the Synergy line and there was a lot of honor scores and tournaments victories. With today’s different lanes surfaces, conditioners and cleaners, Track has updated the tech and here is the Track Cypher. This is this next level of benchmark ball and all the tech at a fantastic price. The MD-8 (Medium Distance), high RG and strong differential will give a strong overall hook on medium volumes. This one will be an addition to our bags for sure.
Box Surface - 500/1000/2000 Siaair • Color - Dark Green/Black/Lime • Recommended Cleaner - Power House Clean N' Dull    www.trackbowling.com

Don’t forget to register your equipment on the corresponding manufacturer’s website. I’d also like to ask you and your friends to follow all the Brands under the Brunswick umbrella and Bowling Buckosh feeds on social media to get the newest information. Again, you can contact me with any questions at www.info@filltheframes.com or (310) 784-1901.

Thank you for supporting the Brunswick brands and Fill The Frames Bowling Services

Juan Fonseca
Fill The Frames Bowling Services
Hammer U.S. Staff – California

Brunswick Rhino (WWRD 4/18/2024)

Hello April!

This month is a unique one in the releases and the removals of some iconic faceplates. From what we are seeing the days are numbered on the Ebonite Maxim line. However, the popular colors are being moved into other poly lines. There are also quite a number of balls being retired. So there will be replacements within their respective lines. For all of them the WWRD is 4/18/2024, so get your pre-orders in so you can have yours on release day!

All bowling balls (except Polys) have a 2 year warranty from the date of purchase.

Brunswick Rhino

@15lbs 2.524 .03010-16 lbs Alternate Core 11-12 lbs • Volume - Light• Core - Light Bulb • Coverstock - R-16
One of the most iconic labels is the Brunswick Rhino. Most people see the Rhinos as an Entry level ball. While it can be, it also is a great choice for everyday use on high friction (hooking) lanes. With a diff of .30, control is what is preferred for straighter angles and control while having a proper ball motion. The 2024 Rhino line has 4 Pearls in different color combos (including this one) and a solid version in the Magenta/Purple/Navy. Don’t let the price fool you on this popular ball.
Box Surface - 500/Crown Factory Compound/Crown Factory Polish • Color - Carbon/Lime/Silver • Recommended Cleaner - Power House Ball Cleaner   www.BrunswickBowling.com  

Don’t forget to register your equipment on the corresponding manufacturer’s website. I’d also like to ask you and your friends to follow all the Brands under the Brunswick umbrella and Bowling Buckosh feeds on social media to get the newest information. Again, you can contact me with any questions at www.info@filltheframes.com or (310) 784-1901.

Thank you for supporting the Brunswick brands and Fill The Frames Bowling Services

Juan Fonseca
Fill The Frames Bowling Services
Hammer U.S. Staff – California

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