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Jackal Rising
« on: December 08, 2017, 05:07:01 PM »
Ball NPS Score: 100.00
Rise to success with the strong Motiv Jackal Rising! This ball was designed to be stronger than it's predecessor and is ideal for bowlers who throw the ball fast but still want big hook on heavy oil. This bowling ball also offers a smooth motion which is good for bowlers who need to blend over/under situations. This powerful bowling ball introduces a new coverstock, the Coercion HV2 (High Volume 2nd Edition). This cover offers more friction when rolling down the lane. The Jackal Rising is finished with a 2000 Grit LSS pad which helps to maximize the ball's hook potential. This cover and finish combo develop traction when facing oil yet still finishes with awesome power. This ball has more differential with an asymmetric core that will assist bowlers in getting their ball across more boards even on heavy oil conditions.

Color: Black/Emerald Solid
Coverstock: Coercion HV2 Reactive
Core: Predator V3
Finish: 2000 Grit Laser Scan Sanded
RG: 2.47**
Differential: 0.055**
** RG and Diff are based off of 15 lb. balls
Recommended Lane Condition: Heavy Oil



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Re: Jackal Rising
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2017, 06:49:20 AM »

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Re: Jackal Rising
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2017, 01:43:26 PM »
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We have 3 testers on THS and sport pattern

The Motiv Jackal Rising is a strong addition to the line up. It fits exactly as Motiv says. If you were a fan of the very rolly Revolt Havoc and you still have it, this is a great step up in terms of roll shape. Everyone found something they really liked about this ball. I found it superb on the longer sport pattern. Greg found it very effective on house. Sean had it working everywhere. He rarely looks at strong solids but this one has him rethinking this as a compliment to the Trident Quest and other strong asym pearls.
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Re: Jackal Rising
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2018, 11:32:29 AM »
This ball hooks a ton, but it very controllable.  In my ball reaction video, I compare the Jackal Rising to 8 other current balls in the MOTIV line-up on the USBC Blue 42ft. oil pattern.  If you have a couple of minutes, take a look!

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Re: Jackal Rising
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2018, 02:59:58 AM »

Length: 41'

Volume: Medium

Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc): THS


Hello guys! This time I had the opportunity to try the newest Motiv release, the Jackal Rising.

I had the chance to try this ball on our fresh house shot pattern and the Jackal Rising is definitely one of the strongest balls I have ever thrown. I had to play deeper than usual to keep the ball in the pocket. I had to play close to the third arrow and a breakpoint out of 8.

The Jackal Rising offers a strong midlane read and a smooth and predictable motion down the lane. It is very, very strong. Most of my misses outside ended up hitting the pocket almost every time, with a great carry percentage. Later in the session I started leaving some flat corner pins, so I had to move even deeper to keep carrying. Misses inside weren’t as forgiving, the coverstock and core combination is so strong that most of the times the ball was going sideways as soon as the Rising hit the friction. I liked the fact of how this ball was able to blend the pattern, the ball was never unpredictable or hard to read, and it made it hard for me to miss the pocket, even on my bad shots.

I compared the Jackal Rising with the Jackal Ghost and the Forza SS.

The Jackal Ghost has less hook potential than the Jackal Rising. The Ghost is a tad cleaner and it has a faster response to friction than the Rising. Overall, it is weaker than the Rising.

The Forza SS has a similar motion than the Rising, but it is weaker overall. The Forza SS covers less boards and it is smoother down the lane. It is a perfect step down from the Rising once it starts hooking too much or producing too much friction.

Being a low rev bowler, balls like the Jackal Rising makes me feel like one of the big guys playing parts of the lane that I could never play with weaker equipment. The Rising will be a great option for low rev and speed dominant bowlers on a different variety of conditions. The Jackal Rising will be a great option to use on fresh oil and on house patterns with heavier volumes of oil.

The Rising is definitely more versatile than I thought. I have used this ball in two different bowling centers with different volumes of oil and the ball delivered. Since I am a left handed I was able to use the Jackal Rising all night, but I had to move in after every game to keep the ball in play.
I hate clichés and those things bowling companies use to describe their products. Phrases like “Hits like a truck”, “unbelievable continuation” or “this ball is a must have”, etc, etc. But with the Jackal Rising I have to use one of those clichés to describe the ball and it is CONTINUATION.

As you can see on the video, the ball never quits. I can miss my target left and the ball never seems to lose energy, I am honestly impressed on how this ball stores so much energy for the breakpoint. Considering how strong the cover and the core are, plus the out of the box finish (2000 LSS) it is really impressive to see how this ball finishes though the pins.

Overall, I feel that the Jackal Rising is a great addition to the Motiv lineup. It is definitely the strongest Jackal ever produced and a great option for a lot of bowling styles. This ball will be a great option to use on a different variety of conditions. It will be the ball to go when you are facing heavy volumes of oil, a great weapon to use on a fresh house shots where you need to blend the pattern and it will also be a great option on flat patterns where you need to control the breakpoint.

If you liked the Jackal Ghost, then the Jackal Rising is a must for you. The Rising fits exactly where Motiv placed it on the Ball Guide. It is the strongest ball Motiv has ever made and it will fit into a lot of bowling styles.

Thank you for watching!
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I am just an average bowler, I don't work for any company nor I am on staff with any ball company.

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Re: Jackal Rising
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2018, 11:02:53 AM »
The old saying a legend never dies, therefore the legend has returned in the new Jackal. The Jackal Rising is by far the strongest Jackal to date and the pins won’t stand a chance. The Jackal Rising brings together the new Coercion HV2 (High Volume 2nd Edition) cover stock and the Predator V3 core. This combo gives the Jackal Rising more friction and traction through the oil and then finishes with impressive power MOTIV will live to have. If you want a ball that just flat out hooks but still finish the Jackal Rising will be for you.

Weight Block:       Predator V3
Cover Stock:         Coercion HV2 Reactive
Finish:                   2000 Grit Laser Scan Sanded

All I can say is wow. I loved the Jackal Ghost and was always my go to ball when conditions got weird and one of the few asymmetricals I had confidence to throw on all conditions, but the Rising is something better. What I love about the Jackal Rising is this will give a little more hook down lane and with my high rev rate I can play multiple angles with it and still have the confidence to knock 10 pins down. Higher rev players will love this as well and be the go to ball on heavier, flatter patterns. Medium to lower rev payer will love this ball because the Jackal Rising will be that ball that you can get out of your comfort zone but still have the confidence to get high scores.

Likes: More friction down lane; early, smooth motion; impressive power through the pins
Dislikes: None.

I recommend the MOTIV Jackal Rising to all types of bowlers.

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Re: Jackal Rising
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2018, 12:49:08 PM »

This ball is the newest introduction into the Jackal line of bowling balls. The MOTIV Jackal Rising features the new Coercion HV2 coverstock combined with the Predator V3 core. It's strong in the front of the lane, but yet smooth enough through it that the ball does not burn up. It reads the mid lane for change of direction and retains enough energy for great continuation through the pins.

It will be a great fit in your bag on medium to heavy oil. I have the used Rising on everything from high to medium volume sports patterns, as well as on your typical house shots. It’s strong and continuous enough to handle the sports patterns and blends out the house patterns like nothing I've ever thrown.

My Jackal Rising is laid out pin up above my ringer finger, CG slightly shifted right and extra hole down. Since this ball's release it is quickly becoming one of my favorites. This ball is so SMOOTH that it allows me to keep my angles closed and play up the lane.  As the lanes open up its not afraid to come around the corner.  Another winning BIG ball in the MOTIV LINE.

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« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2018, 12:27:52 PM »
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What was once a Ghost is now Rising to the living. The Jackal Rising is the next evolution of the Jackal line. The new Coercion HV2 coverstock (finished at 2000LSS) is more controlled off of the downlane spot than the Ghost which is created by its sharper teeth; this allows it to grip the midlane sooner. The Predator V3 core (2.47RG, .055Diff) has more intermediate differential than the Predator V2; this makes the ball rev up even more, creating more flare and more motion potential. Boasting these two new innovations, this ball is meant to tackle the heaviest of oil conditions. Out of the box mine showed how early it could hook yet it still did not lose the line-characteristic of superior drive through the pins. I saw early read in the mids, a controlled motion at the breakpoint, and devastating motion into the pit. For my typical house shot it was a bit strong so I polished it up while leaving the grit untouched. This gave me a bit more length through the heads yet retained a similar overall motion. Even with the slightly increased breakpoint angle due to the retained energy I never felt like the Rising was going to do anything unpredictable. For me this ball is best utilized early where there is plenty of oil and my angles are straighter. Once I start opening up the transition to the Trident Quest is almost seamless. If a heavy oil buster is what you need, the Rising is a great option.

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Re: Jackal Rising
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2018, 09:17:15 AM »
I had high hopes for this ball and still do. I have a higher ball speed (19.3) and wanted a smooth reaction. Based on the reaction videos I had it drilled 70x4x40 and am disappointed in this layout. The ball starts to read early, but for my swing completely dies in the backend. I've tried it on 3 different high volume house shots. I'm leaving a lot of 5 and 7 pins which is very uncharacteristic of me. My Quest Trident (70x5x70) has more movement than the Rising despite the pearl cover. I'm going to have the Rising plugged and redrilled either full roller or 70x5x70 and hopefully I'll have a replacement for my Ghost. My Ghost was the hardest hitting ball I've ever had, but they only last so long. I'm hoping the new drilling will change the rising for me. This was the first time a reaction video layout didn't result in a motion resembling the video. Love Motiv products overall, but this one with the first drilling was a dud. FWIW, Motiv staff and a local Motiv Tour Pro were very helpful in diagnosing what was going on. Thanks to them for their efforts.