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Bank Roll
on: December 31, 1969, 06:00:00 PM
Ball NPS Score: 100.00
Coverstock: S76 Reactive 
Color: Black/Blue Hybrid   
Finish: NEAT (1500 Grit)- a new Natural Engineered Abrasive Technology that offers both enhanced aesthetics and surface topography on the bowling ball. As opposed to conventional abrasives on the market, “NEAT” has a multi-layer uniformed placement of abrasive structures that allows for superior surface area contact, which yields a more consistent surface across the entire bowling ball. 
- A few tiny pit holes in the cover stock of the ball are normal 
Core Type: Asymmetric 
RG: 16#-2.465, 15#-2.481, 14#-2.506 
RG: Diff 16#-0.055, 15#-0.054, 14#-0.051 
Description: The Bank Roll creates an immense footprint in oil thanks to a new blend of resins, and revolutionary “NEAT” finishing process. Developed for heavy oil, the Bank Roll provides a strong continuous downlane move with the most overall hook in the 900 Global lineup. The Bank Roll features the “Self Righting Core” (SRC). The SRC is both homogeneous in nature and also mono-monostatic. The unique core shape contains only one stable point. Unlike all other cores in the industry the SRC core will always move and twist to its stable position regardless of how or where it is placed. It will right it self!

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Re: Bank Roll
Reply #1 on: July 06, 2011, 06:04:46 PM
BALL SPECS


Pin Length: 3-4


Ball Weight:15


 


DRILL PATTERN

30x4 1/4 x20 





BOWLER STYLE


Rev Rate: high


Ball Speed: 15-17

 

PAP/Track: 3 7/8 over 1 up


 


SURFACE PREP



Grit: NEW NEAT surface system-equivalent of 1500 sand



 





LANE CONDITION


Length:medium long for me 39+

 

Volume:medium



Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc): any medium heavy patterns



 


BALL REACTION


Length: early



Back End: strong 


Overall Hook: strongest ball from 900 global


Breakpoint Shape: arc



 




COMMENTS


Strongest ball in my bag and very useable. This ball is very good for fresh house patterns and medium heavy sport patterns. My favorite attribute from this ball is its ability to continue thru the pin deck. 


 

 



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Re: Bank Roll
Reply #2 on: July 16, 2011, 09:43:16 AM
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I drilled my bank roll with a controlled drilling pattern for myself, my pap is 5 15/16 by 5/16 up. This is a ball that I was quite impressed with in the way its controlled motion was through the front part of the lane, it did not hook out of my hand. It read the oil and saved a lot of energy for the midlane and didn't "roll out" on the back. That is when I was using it on a fresh house condition and shark pattern. This new coverstock that is being used on this ball I think has alot to do with its ability to retain energy for the mids. This ball will definitely have a place in my bag for the heavier oil patterns. I would not however recommend using this ball on patterns that are shorter or after the pair has quite a few games on it. I think however, bowlers with lower rev rates will be able to use this ball a lot longer than bowlers like myself or those with higher rev rates. I have attached picture of my control drill that I used, I am right handed. Another winner from 900 Global!

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Re: Bank Roll
Reply #3 on: July 18, 2011, 04:55:03 PM












 

The newest release in the bank line, and in my opinion the best one yet.  This ball picks up where the break-out left off.  I drilled my bank roll similar to my break-out that I have used at the Open Championships the last two years, and this ball is a good four boards stronger with more continuation down lane.  So what makes this worth while?  This bank unlike the original is more versatile.  Even with a pin down drilling I can still open up the lane with this ball, whereas the original bank would not recover, or leave a weak corner.  Also, let’s not forget the amazing rewards.  $50 bucks for shooting a 300, along with $50 for the shop. 800-849 = $125 for the bowler and $125 for the shop.  850-899 = $250 for the bowler and $250 for the shop. Get hot for a 900 and it’s worth $20,000 for the bowler and a nice 5k for the ball driller.  Any honor count with a Nano gets you $0.00  I’ve been in the pro shop business for ten years, and in that time, I have not had any ball companies pay me money for customers shooting honor counts much less get paid myself for shooting them.  This ball is just as good if not better than the competition out there.  Need a new ball for this season? Pick up a bank roll and it will pay for itself.  Shop owners out there, 900 Global is for real, lets remember these balls are coming out of the San Antonio plant, where for years, the best balls ever made in the history of this sport were manufactured.  These balls are worth putting on your shelf, period. Visit my Facebook Page to see the demo.http://www.facebook.com/pages/Matt-McNiel-900-GlobalAMF-Bowling-Products/237845706230901



 








 



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Re: Bank Roll
Reply #4 on: July 25, 2011, 06:39:48 PM
I always have the bank roll in my bag. It's one of my go to ball.it reads the lanes very good.bank roll has a very good roll. its good on oily to mid light oil conditions or you have good backends.


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Re: Bank Roll
Reply #5 on: September 28, 2011, 10:35:04 AM
BALL SPECS


Pin Length: 3.5"   


Starting Top Weight: 2 3/4 oz


Ball Weight: 15.3


 


DRILL PATTERN

Dual Angle 45 - 4 1/8"- 30




BOWLER STYLE


Ball Speed:14-16mph

 

PAP/Track: 4 9/16"


 




SURFACE PREP


Grit:New NEAT finish 1500 grit


Type: dull

 




LANE CONDITION


Length: 42

 

Volume:heavy


Type THS, Kegel Challenge


 



BALL REACTION


Length: early hook


Back End: arc

 

Overall Hook: STRONG


Midlane Read: aggressive


Breakpoint Shape: strong roll/arc


 



COMMENTS



Likes: Bank Roll with new NEAT finish lives up to it's name - roll,roll ROLL!  Impressive continuous roll/arc reaction from the ball.  Drilled fairly aggressive, pin up.  Left right out of the box for a THS night on a heavier pattern of 42ft, AMF synthetics, Brunswick oil.  Ball and my slower speed forced me way in to 20 to start.  It wants to hook!  Did not sacrifice ANY carry for really 2 games of 236, 248.  If I got too wide carry suffered a bit but very impressed with how good the carry was was inside in the heaviest oil.  This ball is more "ball" for me than anything I've thrown from 900 Global including the Bank solid.  Cover being a hybrid should be very easy to change.  I am going to try some polish and see what happens.  900 Global has a heavy oil winner!
 

Joe Arvai



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Re: Bank Roll
Reply #6 on: October 05, 2011, 05:48:46 PM
BALL SPECS

Pin Length: 4"

Starting Top Weight: 3 1/4oz.

Ball Weight:15

 
DRILL PATTERN

Dual Angle Layout: 65 x 5 x 35 no hole

 

BOWLER STYLE

Rev Rate:380

Ball Speed:24 km/h
 
PAP/Track: 5 over

 
SURFACE PREP

Grit:NEAT E-Pad + polish


 

LANE CONDITION

Length:35 - 48
 
Volume: Low - High  

Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc): Light to medium THS, medium to heavy THS, multiple sport shots

 
BALL REACTION

Length:Medium  

Back End:Strongest backend I ever had!
 
Overall Hook:Very strong

Midlane Read:good

Breakpoint Shape:sharp arc to flip

 
COMMENTS

 

The Bank Roll is definitely one of the strongest if not the strongest ball I have ever thrown. What I was looking for, was a ball that could handle a good amount of oil, which would push easily through the front part of the lane with just enough midlane read to give me a really sharp break point from the dry.

   

I knew that this wasn´t possible with the Bank Roll in OOB condition so it went straight to the spinner to get a nice coat of black magic.

   

What I got was just what I wanted...but the overall strength of this ball left me shocked. On the first shots I tried the Bank Roll, I could not get the ball to the pocket, because the oil patterns just were not long enough. Even on higher volume sport shots with a length of up to 38 feet, this ball was just way to much ball.

   

A 48 feet sport shot was the first shot where the Bank Roll showed me what it can do. I played straight up 12 where everybody else started to go diagonally to the pocket, because they didn’t get much of a reaction. But the Bank Roll had more than enough kick to push through the pocket with authority!

   

Today I played on a 42 THS, where I was hoping to get one or maybe two games out of the Ball before I have to go to a weaker peace. I could not have been more wrong! I played the whole Set of 6 Games with my Bank Roll for a nice 1395. 

   

In the end, this ball is, at least for me, a ball just for the longer and heavier conditions. On everything below 40 feet I just don’t have to bother with this ball. But if there is enough oil to get it at least 40 feet down the lane, it will deliver the strongest but also perfectly controlled backend I have ever seen.

   

Likes: With polish a real backend monster! Volume doesn’t matter, just the length of the pattern

 


 

Dislikes: Except that I won’t be able to throw this one as often as I would wish to...NONE!

 
 


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Re: Bank Roll
Reply #7 on: November 08, 2011, 03:48:15 PM
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Likes: I drilled this ball with yhe pin over the ring finger and cg under the ring with the mass bias kicked out 4.5 inches from my thumb. Then i took the finish to 4000 with the T pad then polished it. I wanted this ball to go longer down lane but still with a strong backend. This ball is still very strong but is very verstile on every shot.


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Re: Bank Roll
Reply #8 on: November 13, 2011, 01:30:04 PM
LANE CONDITION






Length: Medium

 

Volume: Medium/Heavy


Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc): House Patterns and Medium/Heavy Difficult Patterns


 



COMMENTS





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Layout – 4 X 4.75; pin below the bridge; 2000 abralon; 16 lbs.


 


This ball is a perfect step up from the Nut’s. The ball is very “rollie” and starts up earlier and creates one of the smoothest arcing motions I have ever seen. The Bank Roll is a very versatile ball and can be used in a variety of situations ranging from house patterns to difficult patterns. I found that it is great when playing a simpler line to start on a difficult pattern because it keeps you out of trouble with its simplicity, but still hits harder than 99.9% of high performance balls. For example, I used it on the Bowler’s Magazine Pattern last week to start playing right up the track. This was on a beat up wood surface, so the backends were on fire to start. The smooth motion of the Bank Roll allowed me a nice controllable look on the fresh. While other guys would miss and get 5 (i.e. a Greek Church), I could miss and break it down to just leave a 4 pin. I have also had success starting with this ball on house patterns where the backends start off real whippy.

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Re: Bank Roll
Reply #9 on: November 18, 2011, 11:19:51 PM

BALL SPECS


 


Pin Length: 3.5’


 


Starting Top Weight: 3 oz


 


Ball Weight: 15.4


 


 


 


 


DRILL PATTERN




4X2.5X5 with P3


 


 


 


 


BOWLER STYLE


 


Ball Speed: 16-18mph


 


 


 


PAP/Track: 3 13/16 x 9/16 down


 


 


 


 


 


 


SURFACE PREP


 


OOB


 


 


 


LANE CONDITION


 


THS 40ft
90 Units


 


 


 


 


 


BALL REACTION


 


Length: 1(early)-10(late)……….6


 


Back End: 1(little)-10(lot)…….. 7


 


 


Overall Hook: 1(little)-10(lot)........ 8


 


Breakpoint Shape:  1(arc)-10(flip)…….. 6


 


 


 


COMMENTS


 


 


This ball is great on a fresh oil THS it has a good amount
of backend even on heavier conditions. The ball goes a little longer then I thought
it would with the dullness of the OOB cover. Overall this ball will shine on
heavier volumes and longer sport patterns.


On a 40ft 90 Unit THS I start this ball playing 15 at the
arrows out to 8 at the break point.


 


Ryan Pitman

Don Mitchell Pro Shop 900 Global/AMF Staff

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Re: Bank Roll
Reply #10 on: March 19, 2012, 03:51:57 PM
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  I really like this ball for oily lanes. However, it seems to roll out when the lanes breakdown. The carry is exceptional when there's oil on the lanes. This is definitely the ball that comes out of the bag first to help me judge how the lanes are.
Likes: Works exceptionally well on oily lanes.

Dislikes:  Needs oil. Rolls out on dryer lanes.

 
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Re: Bank Roll
Reply #11 on: August 08, 2012, 11:55:58 AM
LANE CONDITION

Length: 41 foot

Volume: Medium heavy

Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc): Turnpike


COMMENTS

Likes: Midlane read, control

Dislikes: Again, none.


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Got a Bank Roll after falling in love with my Bank on the sport shots that I have been bowling on. OG Bank was good on the 40 ft and less shots, but I wanted something much more rolly. I could have sanded my Bank to 1500, but I love it so much at higher grits.

Laid out the Bank Roll same as my Bank. 60x4.5x40. This ball is easily 5 boards stronger, and 3 to 4 feet sooner than my Bank. Hit is off the charts, and I can play anywhere from the gutter to 5th arrow with it. It's longer than my Train, but makes up for it on the backend. With such a low grit, it really makes a turn on the back.
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