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Ebonite Mission Unknown Bowling Ball Review (+Video)

This newest ball from Ebonite is in their Mission brand line and has some special features. First things first: you’ll still get the trusted and true Mission core that’s been there since the beginning. But this Mission is dressed a bit differently with a GB 12.7 coverstock that’s billed to provide longer and more angular…

Brunswick Rhino Bowling Ball Review (+Video)

The Brunswick Rhino is a great ball for a bowler who is just starting to learn how to hook and eager to take the next step. Its R-16 reactive coverstock brings easy length and backend hook without being too affected by the dry and oily parts of the lane. The ball also features a traditional light…

Bowling Ball Reviews for Beginning and Intermediate Bowlers

Before you can decide on the ideal bowling ball for yourself, there are a number of things to take into account. These include factors like your level of experience and the bowling conditions you usually face, as well as important considerations like your budget. And it’s natural to want some outside opinions to give you the…

Rev Rate vs. Rotation in Bowling: What’s the Difference?

When you’re analyzing or troubleshooting your bowling shot, there are a few different numbers you’ll hear getting thrown around. There’s the shot’s revolutions, which means how much the ball revolves on its journey towards the pins. But there’s also the rotations that your ball makes as it heads down the lane. These may sound like…

How to Get Ready for a Night at the Bowling Alley

Bowling is an incredibly popular activity: it’s enjoyed all around the world by more than 100 million people and can range from a competitive sport to a leisurely night out among family or friends. If you’re planning to hit the local bowling center for an evening of strikes, spares, and maybe a few gutterballs, there…

Benefits of Buying Your Own Bowling Ball vs. Using Alley Balls

One of the benefits of bowling is that it’s relatively cheap to participate in. If you hunt around for deals you can expect to spend just a couple of bucks per game. Shoe rental will run another few dollars, and of course the alley provides bowling balls to use so you don’t have to spend…

What are Bowling Balls Made Of? Top Materials and Coverstocks

At first glance, all bowling balls might look similar, but in reality there are a few different types that you’ll want to employ for different purposes. Some are ideal for beginners and are quite inexpensive, while others are designed for high performance and are used mostly by competitive league bowlers and even professionals. Certain balls…

How to Clean a Bowling Ball

One good thing about bowling is that your equipment doesn’t require a lot of maintenance, but once you have your own bowling ball you will need to do some cleaning in order to keep it in good condition. But how, exactly, does that process go? This article will go over the basics of cleaning a…

What Are the Best Bowling Ball Brands on the Market?

When you’re looking for the right bowling ball, there are naturally many companies you might choose to go with. But how do you know which ones are most worth your hard earned dollars? As with other types of equipment, there are some brands that have been plying their trade for decades and have earned a well-deserved…

Best Polyester and Plastic Bowling Balls for Straight Bowlers

Many bowlers employ a hook on their shots, but most beginners start by bowling a straight ball. When you’re at this stage of your bowling career, and possibly averaging 150 pins or less, there are some particular types of balls that you’ll want to get. Specifically, it’s the plastic and polyester options that should be on…