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Hazmat
« on: November 22, 2023, 09:16:14 AM »
Ball NPS Score: 100.00
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Hammer takes pride in providing the most extensive selection of core and cover choices in the world of bowling. They are thrilled to expand their product line with the introduction of the Hazmat, a strikingly large and symmetrical addition. The Hazmat features a lower RG and higher Differential core, designed to facilitate mid-lane traction and deliver a robust, consistent down-lane movement. Utilizing the highly acclaimed HK22 as its foundation cover and enhanced with the cutting-edge Symtex Hybrid additives, the Hazmat offers a compelling combination of core and cover properties. This dynamic synergy results in an impressive hooking action and a relentless, unyielding ball motion that resonates with bowlers seeking that perfect shot.

Color: Black/Sapphire/Jade
All colors do vary somewhat from the picture shown
Coverstock: HK22 - Semtex Hybrid
Core: Hazmat
Finish: 500, 1000, 1500 Siaair/Factory Compound
Reaction: Length with strong backend
RG: 2.479 (15# ball)
Differential: 0.055 (15# ball)
Hook Potential: High
Length: Long
Recommended Lane Condition: Medium Oil
FCC Rating: Total-26, Finish-7.75, Core-8.75, Cover-9.5

 

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Re: Hazmat
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2023, 03:06:06 PM »
Put on your protective gear as #TheBeardedBeast and Lane Side Reviews take the new Hammer #HAZMAT to the lanes.
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Re: Hazmat
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2023, 04:23:43 PM »
Hazmat good and bad for me.  New bal not everyone will agree.
Bowled with the Hazmat in two different bowling centers.  One synthetic one wood.  I bowled with the Hazmat box condition both centers.  The ball was just too much.  When the condition was fresh, had a great look at the pocket. Shortly after shadow (15 minute practice) the Hazmat played fairly well until the carry down. When the carry down went away, the ball was too strong.  So I ok the Hazmat home and hit it with a used 2000 ablaron pad and bowled league today.  The ball surface change made a tremendous difference for me. I was able to use the ball all three games moving left as needed but I never got the over under reaction. Hope this makes sense.
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gobeavers

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Re: Hazmat
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2023, 10:23:09 AM »
Love the new Hazmet.  The ball is very angular for a symmetrical ball.  The balls keeps the pins low are carries great.  A nice piece to add to your arsenal.

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Re: Hazmat
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2023, 01:46:14 AM »
LANE CONDITION

Length: 41'

Volume: 23mls

Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc): House


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The Hammer Hazmat Hybrid is a great league ball. I had to make a slight alter to the surface after drilling to 1000-grit with crown factory compound and found this ball to great on house/league conditions. I’ve been able to use this consistently on a 41 foot/23ml house shot and it does not disappoint.

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Re: Hazmat
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2023, 05:02:31 PM »
LANE CONDITION

Length:  Various

Volume:  Various

Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc):  House and Sport


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Hazmat:  This is being call the Baby Widow, and I can agree. The Hazmat is a little cleaner for me with a strong move to the pocket. I found the Widows to have a little too much midlane motion for me, making them never miss the pocket, but not letting me shape the ball to my liking. The Hazmat allows me to get the look that I want to see, without compromising the pin carry. The angles that I can create with this ball are almost as beautiful as the ball. A great piece for bowlers looking for a compliment to the Black Widow 2.0 Hybrid.


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Re: Hazmat
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2024, 12:42:33 AM »
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Re: Hazmat
« Reply #7 on: February 29, 2024, 03:13:25 PM »
LANE CONDITION

Length: 41 ft

Volume: Medium-Heavy

Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc):  THS


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Likes: The Hazmat is a strong symmetric ball. The cover comes a little shiny, so it can be pretty strong once it sniffs out some friction.  I found it friendlier with the gloss knocked off to around 2500.

I drilled mine pin down and 4" from PAP.  Make no mistake this ball is pretty strong late on the lane, even for those bowlers who are not heavy-handed.  The colors are nice but the motion is even better.  I see this as a great "fresh ball" and versatile enough to open up angles as the lanes transition. Could easily be first out of the bag on any typical house pattern.  Great addition to the Hammer lineup.

Dislikes: Not even one.

Thank you for considering the Hazmat.


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Re: Hazmat
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2024, 05:01:40 PM »
Layout: 65 x 5 x 30

One of the better looking balls I’ve drilled in quite some time and has great shelf appeal. Overall, the ball is very clean through the front parts of the lane and retains energy very well. That being said, it is a bit more angular downlane you will likely need a sound bit of friction to see the ball turn as well as you’d like. It’s certainly better for later in blocks, but has sound versatility for shorter to medium length patterns.


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