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Continuum
« on: July 17, 2018, 01:58:45 PM »
Ball NPS Score: 100.00
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The 900Global Continuum bowling ball is a high performance ball that produces the strongest heavy oil backend reaction for 900Global to date. This ball introduces the S82RX Hybrid Coverstock which offers good entry angle with a late mid-lane ball reaction. This coverstock doesn't use additives to produce a cleaner reaction through the heads as well as an angular backend. The Ellipticon Asymmetric core is also introduced to the industry through this ball. This core offers a flare potential of 5-6" or more and has one of the highest intermediate differentials available. This coverstock and core combination gives 900Global their most powerful heavy oil backend motion to date.

Color: Purple/Gold/Black
Core: Ellipticon Asymmetric
Coverstock: S82RX Hybrid
Finish: 2,000 Grit Abralon
Length: Late Mid-Lane
Recommended Lane Condition: Heavy Oil
RG: 2.49 (for 15# ball)
Differential: 0.054 (for 15# ball)

 

scottymac800

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Re: Continuum
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2018, 09:12:15 AM »
Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc): THS and Sport


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Strong and Powerful

The Continuum is overall the strongest ball produced by 900 Global.  The ball has the all new S82RX Hybrid coverstock and the all new Ellipticon core.  You can see this ball giving everything it has in the midlane and then when getting to the backend it just continues to go left for righties. It never seems to overreact due to the midlane roll but never stops its continuation through the pins.  I drilled mine extremely strong as well to get better midlane roll on those longer patterns.  Was very surprised I could even use it on the house shot (albeit deep inside) but still able to get it to make the turn with little effort even using the out of box 2000 grit.  I was able to keep it tight in the oil and again it just carried without issue.  This ball is stronger in every phase of the lane compared to the original Inception DCT.  This ball is a MUST in anyone’s bag looking for something strong smooth and continuous on sport or house patterns.

Donny Carr

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Continuum
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2018, 09:19:22 PM »
The Continuum 900 Global
No need to worry about a heavy oil ball that burns up energy before hitting
the pins. The Continuum’s hybrid cover gets the ball down lane saving power
for a big angular back end motion. This great for slow speed bowlers and strokers.
Tweener’s and cranker’s can open it up knowing it will get back. Heavy oil problem solved, get one for your game.

Donny Carr, 900 Global Staff

StanWaite

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Re: Continuum
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2018, 01:41:32 PM »
Continuum
Ball Specs
Cover Stock: 82RX Hybrid
Finish: 2000 Grit Abralon
Core: Ellipticon Asymmetric
Layout: 55 x 5 1/8 x 60
RG: 2.49
Differential: 0.054
Intermediate Diff: 0.029

Review
The Tour Engineered 900 Series Continuum is a great addition to my tournament bag. This is now the strongest ball in my bag. The new 82RX Hybrid cover stock allows the ball to stand up extremely well in the mid lane. The Ellipticon Asymmetric Core gives a very strong reaction on the backend and is very continuous throw pins. My ball layout is 55x5 1/8x60. For a low to mid rev player this ball gives me a multiple lines to the pocket on medium to heavy oil patterns. This ball was tested on the PBA Earl Anthony Pattern 42 Feet. This is a great ball to have in your bag, get one today
   
Stanley Waite
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Dover, DE

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Re: Continuum
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2018, 10:09:47 AM »
Pin Length: 2.5 - 3
Starting Top Weight: 2.75
Ball Weight: 15.03
Pin to PAP: 4 3/8
VAL angle:  60 degrees
Drill Angle: 55 degrees
X Hole (if there is one): 1" x 2" at P4
Rev Rate: 320
Ball Speed: 15.5
PAP/Track: 15 degree axis tilt
Grit: 2000 Abralon
Type: (Matte, Polish, Sanded): Matte
Length: 42'
Volume: ratio 6:1
Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc): Kegel Challenge

Length: Very good

Back End: Strong

Overall Hook: Strong

Midlane Read: excellent

Breakpoint Shape: Arc


Likes: The S82R Hybrid coverstock has been designed for the Continuum for medium/heavy oil conditions. I used a pin down with a dual angle layout of 55 x 4 3/8 x 60 and a 1" hole in the P4 position. On the USBC White #2 challenge pattern, the Continuum was clean through the front,smooth through the midlane and had a strong, arcing move off the break point. Movement through the pins was strong. The 2000 abralon finish is easily adjusted to better match up the surface with the oil condition.

Brendan Bierch, 900 Global Advisory Staff