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Dave81644

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NEW release - Hammer Flawless
« on: December 27, 2018, 10:09:52 PM »
Due out 1/15/18
Clean up front, stronger, arcing downlane
Doesn't seem over/under at all
Liking it so far

http://www.hammerbowling.com/products/balls/mid-performance/flawless

 

CoorZero

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Re: NEW release - Hammer Flawless
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2018, 10:13:08 PM »
Looks like it should be... a rounder(ish) Rebel Yell? Wonder how close it is to the original Rebel.

Dave81644

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Re: NEW release - Hammer Flawless
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2018, 10:20:27 PM »
Rebel is earlier and more rolly IMO.
This is from a very burned out low volume short pattern (36' - 23ul)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtSgS1fgYik

scotts33

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Re: NEW release - Hammer Flawless
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2018, 02:51:20 AM »
Looks good.  I can't equate to this testers stats. but like the looks of the ball rolling.  I didn't know you were a wrongsider Dave.  What night at Fox View is that league?

« Last Edit: December 28, 2018, 05:07:27 AM by scotts33 »
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Dave81644

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Re: NEW release - Hammer Flawless
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2018, 04:53:56 AM »
Wednesdays. Place is much different now that Eric is back

scotts33

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Re: NEW release - Hammer Flawless
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2018, 05:08:36 AM »
Wednesdays. Place is much different now that Eric is back

I didn't know Eric was back.  Chris Hill and Rob Lange bowl in that league?
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Dave81644

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Re: NEW release - Hammer Flawless
« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2018, 05:10:08 AM »
Not Chris anymore, Rob, yes. Place is under new ownership, (owner of Sunset bought it)
Stuck some $$ in the place to improve it, Eric is the GM there

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Re: NEW release - Hammer Flawless
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2019, 10:15:55 PM »
How does this ball compare to the Ebonite Affinity ?

bradl

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Re: NEW release - Hammer Flawless
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2019, 03:45:14 AM »
Overseas, they compared it to the Rhodman Pearl, and it looked to be under the Rhodman Pearl.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjSSaZLaaoo

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Dave81644

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Re: NEW release - Hammer Flawless
« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2019, 07:34:24 AM »
How does this ball compare to the Ebonite Affinity ?

I think the Affinity is longer and a bit more round downlane
Just my .02 memory of the shapes I remember (haven't used the Affinity in a while)
The Affinity was a bit more over/under for me as well
I feel like the newer coverstocks are a bit more forgiving from my experiences, it could be a matchup thing for me, but several of the new releases seem to have that characteristic IMO

Dave81644

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Re: NEW release - Hammer Flawless
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2019, 08:13:13 PM »
UPDATE - I threw both balls today, the Flawless is definitely a bit stronger
a good foot or so earlier and I'm betting 3-4 stronger off the spot

scotts33

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Re: NEW release - Hammer Flawless
« Reply #11 on: January 09, 2019, 09:45:10 AM »
UPDATE - I threw both balls today, the Flawless is definitely a bit stronger
a good foot or so earlier and I'm betting 3-4 stronger off the spot

Dave,

How would the Flawless compare to a Cherry Vibe?  Thanks!
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Dave81644

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Re: NEW release - Hammer Flawless
« Reply #12 on: January 09, 2019, 11:11:43 PM »
The Flawless compared to Cherry Vibe is several balls apart
The Flawless is earlier and stronger IMO
The vibes absolutely need friction to be effective IMO whereas the Flawless is a bit more of a medium piece