win a ball from Bowling.com

Author Topic: Benchmark Asymmetric  (Read 1374 times)

todvan

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 235
Benchmark Asymmetric
« on: September 11, 2018, 07:13:22 AM »
With the new rules eliminating balance holes, asymmetric cored balls will be the best way to get the layout that you need.

However, current asymmetric balls are geared towards those who need a strong ball. For a number of bowlers, these balls are too strong for playing the typical house shot. An asymmetric cored ball with medium differentials and medium cover would be better.

The first company to produce a benchmark asymmetric ball wins!
MOTIV Jackal LE .................40 x 4.5 x 40 p2.5
MOTIV Revolt Vengeance......45 x 4.0 x 50 p3
MOTIV Forza GT ..................50 x 4.0 x 70 p2.5
MOTIV Sigma Sting..............50 x 4.0 x 45 p3

 

Bowl_Freak

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1009
Re: Benchmark Asymmetric
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2018, 08:03:45 AM »
Desert Ops? For me, that would be considered a benchmark ball.
Conspiracy, Katana Dragon, Tremendous, Katana Slash, Katana, Tremendous Pearl, Fearless, Fanatic Pearl

Bowler19525

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 366
Re: Benchmark Asymmetric
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2018, 08:29:35 AM »
Track Kinetic Emerald might be an option as well.
Track 716T
Radical Primo
Brunswick Vintage Inferno
Columbia300 White Dot

BowlingforSoup

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 361
Re: Benchmark Asymmetric
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2018, 09:06:08 AM »
Put 90 x 2 1/4 x 45 or 110 x 1 1/4 x 60 on one you will be surprised.I am very rev dominant and on wet/dry ths we have here they work fine.With out these 2 layouts asyms would be out of the question for me

2handedrook12

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1517
Re: Benchmark Asymmetric
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2018, 12:02:38 PM »
The Kinetics, Honey Badger, and Matrix don't count as asyms. The Code X, Black Ops series, do count.
Main Rotation: No Rules Pearl, Torrent, Mission, Match Up Black, Honey Badger
Up next: IQ Tour #3

SVstar34

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 4731
Re: Benchmark Asymmetric
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2018, 12:51:07 PM »
I didn't think of it as a benchmark originally, but being lower tilt my DV8 Creed really acts as a benchmark ball for me. Easy to see if it works or what I can change to. DV8 has also had the Vandal series which all seemed to be more middle of the road. If you're higher in tilt or rotation maybe a little too sideways
Harley's Simi Bowl (Simi Valley, CA)
Sunset West (St George, UT)

<a href="http://valentinobowling-com.3dcartstores.com/?AffId=3">Click here to visit Valentino Bowling</a>

svengali

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 53
Re: Benchmark Asymmetric
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2018, 10:07:13 PM »
DV8 Hitman Enforcer, Radical Ludicrous, Track Precision. All Asymmetric balls that could be considered benchmark balls.
"There's no reason to practice, you just bowl good when the left's walled"
Patrick Allen

Bowlaholic

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 584
Re: Benchmark Asymmetric
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2018, 06:33:04 AM »
Radical Score a asymmetric benchmark ball.

six pack

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2739
Re: Benchmark Asymmetric
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2018, 07:50:08 AM »
I think of "strong" as front to back but I think people refer to "strong" as side motion. So I never really understand a question or statement with the word "strong" in it.
The harder I try the harder they fall

Bowler19525

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 366
Re: Benchmark Asymmetric
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2018, 10:20:39 AM »
The Kinetics, Honey Badger, and Matrix don't count as asyms. The Code X, Black Ops series, do count.

The Kinetics, Honey Badger, and Matrix start out with mild asymmetry which is what makes them well suited as benchmark asymmetricals.  Depending on the layout, they can easily end up with the same intermediate diff that the Code X and Black Ops balls start with.

If they don't count as asymmetricals, then the manufacturers wouldn't be allowed to advertise them as such.
Track 716T
Radical Primo
Brunswick Vintage Inferno
Columbia300 White Dot

DP3

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 5897
Re: Benchmark Asymmetric
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2018, 10:25:34 AM »
Lit Pearl despite the numbers and the "pearl" has a very Benchmark type shape for a high end ball. It's clean and smooth and responds to speed adjustments really well. Logix is also a great ball for medium-ish THS. It's also clean and smooth downlane. They are very forgiving off the dry because they don't jack knife left, but they can still cover a big amount of boards for a pearl.  I'm surprised how well both of these balls roll on the fresh for me.


tkkshop

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1048
Re: Benchmark Asymmetric
« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2018, 10:38:33 AM »
Every company has something to offer. Motiv Villain is my choice.

Impending Doom

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 5334
  • #900Global
Re: Benchmark Asymmetric
« Reply #12 on: September 15, 2018, 12:53:23 PM »
This is going to sound nuts, but I'll go with a Black Ops, 50*5*65 with 2000. I know exactly which way to go from there.
2018-19 900 Global Advisory Staffer

Go Global or Go Home!
-------------------------------------------------------------------

leftybowler70

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1453
Re: Benchmark Asymmetric
« Reply #13 on: September 15, 2018, 02:21:52 PM »
Original Cell/Covert Revolt.

todvan

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 235
Re: Benchmark Asymmetric
« Reply #14 on: September 15, 2018, 05:16:32 PM »
I didn't think of it as a benchmark originally, but being lower tilt my DV8 Creed really acts as a benchmark ball for me. Easy to see if it works or what I can change to. DV8 has also had the Vandal series which all seemed to be more middle of the road. If you're higher in tilt or rotation maybe a little too sideways

Yes, I have higher tilt and higher rotation - need more control usually.
MOTIV Jackal LE .................40 x 4.5 x 40 p2.5
MOTIV Revolt Vengeance......45 x 4.0 x 50 p3
MOTIV Forza GT ..................50 x 4.0 x 70 p2.5
MOTIV Sigma Sting..............50 x 4.0 x 45 p3