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Fugitive Pearl
« on: March 06, 2020, 09:09:05 AM »
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The Hammer Fugitive Pearl bowling ball takes the Juiced Pearl coverstock and introduces the Fugitive symmetric, low RG and high differential core. This combination give the ball a strong skid-flip reaction and is great on lanes that have broken down. This bowling ball is Carbon Fiber Infused! Carbon fiber is one of the toughest materials on earth. Hammer decided to add this material to the inner core of this ball for added strength and durability.

Color: Red/Silver
All colors do vary somewhat from the picture shown
Coverstock: Juiced Pearl
Core: Fugitive (14-16#) with Carbon-Fiber Outer Core
Finish: 500, 1000 Siaair/Crown Factory Compound
Reaction: Skid Flip
RG: 2.486 (15# ball)
Differential: 0.052 (15# ball)
Hook Potential: High
Length: Late
Recommended Lane Condition: Medium
FCC Rating: Total-25, Finish-8, Core-8.5, Cover-8.5

 

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Re: Fugitive Pearl
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2020, 11:07:08 AM »
The Hammer Fugitive
Just a bit of a WOW factor on this one. Was able to throw it a local Demo Day. The look that I had when it came off the spot was something I have seen in a while. Was able to get the ball clean through the fronts and the mids with a crazy but predictable finish through the pin deck. Crazy how good this ball leaves the pin deck. Not too many surviving pins when this ball was done. :) A must for when the head and the mids dart to go.

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Re: Fugitive Pearl
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2020, 01:08:54 AM »
BALL SPECS
Pin Length:  3-4
Ball Weight: 15lb
DRILL PATTERN
Layout: Pin over ring - Kicked CG at about 5pm
BOWLER STYLE
Rev Rate:  396
Ball Speed: 15 mph
PAP/Track: 5 9/16 over and 1/8 up
SURFACE PREP

Finish: (Matte, Polish, Sanded): 1000 Polish - Box
LANE CONDITION
Length: 40ft
Volume: 50 UL
Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc): THS
BALL REACTION

On a scale of 1-10 ( 1=Low, 10 = High )
Length: 7
Back End: 7
Overall Hook: 7
Midlane Read: 3
Breakpoint Shape: Strong roll

COMMENTS

Likes: This ball is more than I thought it would be both on the lane and in the pocket.  I'm very pleased with this ball.   Being the first mid level pearl from the Brunswick plant, this Hammer ball will not disappoint.   I love the shape I see through the first 40 feet of the lane and the breakpoint is amazing.   Pins action is very strong and the 2.48 rg keeps the pins low and as we all know, lower pins mean they have a chance to hit more pins on the deck and carry AND that means higher scores!!!!

Compared to my Flawless it is very similar but the Fugitive seems to be stronger and way more predictable!

This ball will not disappoint!

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Re: Fugitive Pearl
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2020, 11:30:30 PM »
LANE CONDITION

Length:40

Volume:

Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc):THS


COMMENTS

Likes:I love the way the Fugitive Pearl reacts off the spot with a snappy skid-flip movement that I'm usually not a fan of but the ease of getting it down the lane when they get burnt changed my outlook on that motion.  The coloration is attractive and a definite eye catcher.  Definitely gonna make a big hit when this COVID-19 lockdown lets up and we can return to what we love to do. 

Dislikes: None that I've experienced


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Re: Fugitive Pearl
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2020, 10:47:49 AM »
LANE CONDITION beat up sport

Length: 34

Volume: 22ml


Likes: ball goes straight enough to not have to use EUROTHANE

I hade a chance to throw the FUGITIVE on a very tricky gutter pattern as long as it stayed online it was perfect, just couldn't go away much at all. I had tried my Purple EUROTHANE and it just wouldn't hit nor go thru the pins like the FUGITIVE. For my 4 practice games I shot 836 and the league average is 189, so even if not sold as a good sport ball, I would strongly suggest having one for the shorter patterns!! LOVE MINE
Steve Hardy
Manchester, NH

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Re: Fugitive Pearl
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2020, 12:38:07 PM »
Ball weight: 15

Speed: 16 mph

PAP: 6 1/4 over and 15/16 up

Layout: 20 degree Val angle 4 1/2 inches from PAP

LANE CONDITION

Length: 41'

Volume: 27 ml

Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc): THS


COMMENTS

This is and will be one of my first balls out of my bag for our THS in Rockford IL. I have needed a ball I can use that allows me to go up the boards or move in deeper and now I do. The ball reaction for me is a cleaner push through the front of the lane with great change of direction. It is/was a great complement to the Ebonite Allure and Brunswick Melee Jab as the lanes transitioned and there was a need to move left and find more head oil. This ball is a steal and great reaction for the price!

I haven't found anything to be unhappy with on this ball. Other than the quarantine holding me back from being able to throw it more.


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https://www.bowlersmart.com/2020/04/21/hammer-fugitive-bowling-ball-video-review-bowlersmart/
« Last Edit: June 22, 2020, 12:55:14 PM by ajensen »
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