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Badger
« on: May 02, 2018, 10:30:43 AM »
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The 900Global Badger carries on the popularity of the Honey Badger! Sometimes you need a ball for demanding lane conditions, that is where the Badger comes in. This ball is great on demanding lane conditions, when the lanes break down requiring more angularity at the breakpoint. This bowling ball combines the S71 hybrid coverstock that handles heavier oil with the Lacerate symmetric core. This core offers a similar motion as the Honey Badger but is more ideal for an angular reaction on heavy oil patterns. The 2-piece core creates a unique reaction at the breakpoint.
Color: Blue/Black
Coverstock: S71 Hybrid
Core: Lacerate Symmetric
Finish: 1500 Polished
RG: 2.57 (15# ball)
Differential: 0.041 (15# ball)
Recommended Lane Condition: Medium-Heavy Oil

 

scottymac800

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Re: Badger
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2018, 09:32:39 AM »
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Clean, Strong Midlane, Strong Backend
This ball is literally the little sibling to the Honey Badger but just as good if not better.  The Badger has that same 2-piece design seen in the HB along with the same S71 cover but in Hybrid version.  This sibling has a different set of guts though.  It is using the Lacerate Symmetric core.  Where the HB struggled in the midlane a bit for me I was able to use the Badger on the fresh out of the box and still keep moving in.  Because of this, I will be able to take my HB back to 1500 polish from 2000 by hand.  This way I can truly get that 1-2 punch needed.  The Badger still gives you that down lane motion made famous by the HB but with a bit, more midlane read.  The more I moved left the more it just wanted to keep coming.  This ball has no quit in it.  I was able to use it on the Dick Weber 45' pattern as well.  I scuffed to 2000 by hand to get it to roll but was able to still get it clean through the fronts. Quaified 5th on that pattern in Shawnee PBA Regional. Trey Ford won the tournament with this ball.  Seriously impressed with this one!!


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Michael Slatky

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Re: Badger
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2018, 05:01:04 PM »
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Badger
Coverstock: S71 Hybrid
Finish: 1500 Polished
Core: Lacerate Symmetric
RG: 2.57
Differential: 0.041

Layout:  50x 4 5/8 x 60
Tester:  PAP 5 1/2 R, 1 1/2 D

The Badger features the S71 coverstock that has bowlers enjoying having a hybrid in the bag.  This one is great for league night where you want to open up the lane early and maintain great control. The Badger is very strong downlane, more than I initially anticipated.  I was most impressed with the hitting power of this ball even after I played around with 2K and 1K adjustments to the surface. It is quickly becoming one of my favorite balls.  The Badger line has been very popular and continues to be staple in the 900 Global line-up.

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