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Raw Hammer Jacked
« on: December 31, 1969, 06:00:00 PM »
- Coverstock: Violent Reactive
- Color: Violet/Copper All colors do vary somewhat from the picture shown.
- Factory Finish: 1000 Grit Abralon
- Core: Raw Hammer Assault Core
- RG: 16# - 2.48 15# - 2.48 14# - 2.50 13# - 2.53 12# - 2.59 11# - 2.62 10# - 2.72
- Differential: 16# - .047 15# - .050 14# - .053 13# - .055 12# - .039 11# - .032 10# - .031
- Performance: Early revs and strong mid-lane read
- Recommended Lane Condition: Heavy Oil
- Description: Early revs and strong mid-lane read make the most aggressive mid-priced ball in bowling. Get JACKED and jack up the competition. Two legendary features create the most aggressive mid-priced ball in bowling. The Raw Hammer Jacked uses the Assault core to give the bowler early revs and strong mid lane read. And, with the original Black Widow''''s Violent Reactive Coverstock this ball will JACK UP the competition. Finished at 1000 grit Abralon you''''ve got one beast of a bowling ball.



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Re: Raw Hammer Jacked
« Reply #16 on: June 07, 2010, 03:34:55 PM »
This ball is a beast. I picked this ball up a month ago, and first night out with it I shoot 278-258-300 for an 836 series.

I got it drilled with the pin under the ring finger and cg stacked. This is the first ball I've shot 300 & 800 out of box with.

Good mid lane reaction doesn't over react for me and Lets me play straight up ten all night long


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Re: Raw Hammer Jacked
« Reply #17 on: June 11, 2010, 09:32:44 AM »
This ball was a give away in a recent pro-am tournament for an extra $50 fee.  So now, 10 of my bowling friends have one.

In comparison to my Nasty, I don't see the stronger back end from their Jacked.  Now, this may be my revs versus theirs.  But, which would you say was the stronger ball on the back end?  So far, my Nasty shows more.


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Re: Raw Hammer Jacked
« Reply #18 on: October 01, 2010, 09:48:33 PM »
I only have about 15 games on this ball and so far I like it. This ball hooks as much as any ball I have and the carry is great.  I use it on fresh oil and I can't seem to get three good games out of it due to THS medium oiled lanes. When the lanes transition to dry, it is tough controlling this ball.  Oily to Medium-Oily with or without carry-down, this very good ball (with its Black Widow cover).


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Re: Raw Hammer Jacked
« Reply #19 on: November 28, 2010, 04:57:26 PM »
Drilled my Jacked with a straight up label drill, 1:30 pin.  Very smooth, very predictable roller.  Excellent benchmark ball to build an arsenal around.
Nothing hits like a Hammer!


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Re: Raw Hammer Jacked
« Reply #20 on: January 16, 2011, 07:51:45 PM »

Length:  45 ft



Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc):   THS



Likes:   For a senior PBA player, I'm more of a high rev player, but average in general.   Having a high track, I've had problems in the past with moving the pin down, but Eugene McCune recommended a drilling on this, and was able to drop the pin below the fingers successfully.   This ball allowed me to sit in a little in heavier oil, yet read the lane very well, that actually created an improved shot as lanes broke down.    Whereas my Mission would have me starting around 8-10, I was able to move into about 12 an keep the ball in much longer, yet the recovery on this ball was outstanding.    From what I was told, this was the ball that Bob Kammer Jr. just shot 900 with.    Definately would recommend this ball.

Dislikes:   This ball seemed to wear out a little early, and with only about 40-50 games, going to rejuvenate it, though I'm not 100% convinced it's the ball wearing out or my game just going thru a bit of a slump.






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Re: Raw Hammer Jacked
« Reply #21 on: January 17, 2011, 09:21:25 AM »

Ball Weight: 14LB    2" pin



Pin just right of ring finger, CG kicked about 1/4" right of midline


Rev Rate:  360+
Ball Speed: 15-16

PAP/Track: Med.




out of box finish 



Old wood lans on VERY dry shots.


This was the first ball I bought when I was able to return to bowling this year.  Wasnt sure what to expect knowing I wouldnt be able to throw the ball as hard as i used to, but would still have plenty of hand.


After some lenghty discusions with my driller we settled on the Jacked.  The combo of a Symetrical core\ mild layout\ little more aggresive cover seemed like it might work.


We got exactly what I had hoped for,  I can get deep inside and play with what little oil is there for the 1st game, and depending on if they remembered to put oil in the machine the 2nd game.  The layout gives me plenty of room for error as it isnt over agressive on shots missed wide.


What suprised me the most was the hitting power and carry.  Dropping to a 14lb ball was the only way id be able to continue bowling and was very concerned about carry.  Not any more.  Have 1/2 a season on the Jacked now.  Its still the 1st ball out of my bag, still at oob cover and still hits like a hammer product should.


As with every person who bowls in a very dry house my only dislike is that i have to put it away to early on a weekly basis.  They have screwed up 3 times this year and actually put a normal shot down.  757  786  775 when I was  able to use the jacked for the whole night.  My ONLY 700's for the year.


Been a Hammer fan since 86, and tho I might have strayed on occasion its great to be able to write a positive review

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