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Total Annihilation
« on: December 31, 1969, 06:00:00 PM »
Ball NPS Score: Not Available
Medium/Heavy Oil
Deep Purple w/Neon Yellow and Pink Logos
12 - 16 Pounds

The first ever MoRich/Brunswick coverstock formulation! Unmatched coverstock versatility.  An extremely fast rev rate. The overall hook of particle with the explosive backend of reactive.

Technical Specifications
Core Type:  Strong Asymmetrical*
Mass Bias Differential:  .018
60 Degree Avg. Spin Time:  6.3 seconds
Coverstock:  C4 Enhanced Reactivated - Super Aggressive Reactive
Factory Finish:  800 Grit Matte
Flare Potential:  Large
Differential:  .054
RG:  2.514

 

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Re: Total Annihilation
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2004, 02:59:08 AM »
Bowling Characteristics:
Ball Speed: 19mph
Track: HIGH
Typically like to swing the lane...

Drilling:
Pin Below ring finger, CG and Mass Bias kicked to the right of thumb hole...

Lane Condition first bowled on:
Fresh 39ft typical house shot: Christmas Tree...

This ball likes to bite and grab, not losing any momentum into the pocket, that is if you can keep it on the right side of the head pin.  I soon found out that this ball was too much ball with the out of the box finish, so went into the pro shop and polished it up a bit, and back to the lanes.  This ball has definantly impressed me on hook potential, and my track flares on this ball more than any other ball I've owned.  After polishing it, it took the edge off the ball and got me hitting the pocket consistently, and finally carrying those pesky 9's I was leaving before polish.  

If you've thrown the Ultimate Inferno my Brunswick, or have seen someone throw it, that is a good comparison, however I would have to give the Annihilation the award for Most Hook.  

Overall, good ball out of the box if you are looking at a lake in front of you...  You would need some serious oil to get it through the heads, polished, makes this ball a good league ball.  You would be able to get through 3 games without having to go to something less aggressive..

Good bang for the buck for all you bangers out there...

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Re: Total Annihilation
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2004, 02:15:06 AM »
We are posting this review for one of our pro shop customers.

My good friends down at Buddies Pro Shop put me into the MoRich - Total Annihilation this afternoon using an asymmetrical layout After ten games with it, I'm inclined to think they are on to something pretty special. For the record, I'm a senior bowler and average 215 - 220 on most of todays house conditions. I will confess that I've never enjoyed a high level of comfort on heavier oil but that may be changing with this new acquisition.

The drilling details are as follows:

My PAP is 4 1/8 inches and up 7/8. My track circumference is 10 1/2 inches. The pin location is 1 3/4 above the grip mid line, under the ring finger and 4 inches from PAP. The mass bias is 5 1/2 inches from PAP.

The difference I'm finding with this ball and drilling is that although it is super strong, it does not hook up too early and delivers a readable trajectory to the pocket even with my slower ball speed of 15 - 16 mph. The mistake area is definitely to the outside and this ball will certainly recover. The hit is exceptional.

Lane Conditions: Fresh oil on a synthetic surface.

Thanks to Chris and Bill at Buddies Pro Shop for a great job as always.
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Re: Total Annihilation
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2004, 10:08:13 AM »
I have been working with Mo Pinel since the making of the ball hercules. I must give Mo all the credit in the world that this ball is going to go over very big. I have drilled every ball since the hercules and must say that this is the strongest rolling and hitting ball that Mo has ever designed. If the ball is layed out correctly, i must say that it will be the first ball out of ur bag and probally the last one to go back at the end of the night. Thanks to Mo for another great ball and keep them coming...

The layout that i used was 4 X 4 3/8
I have 18 degrees of tilt medium ball speed.

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Re: Total Annihilation
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2004, 03:03:01 AM »
Punched one up for a customer tonight  Axis 5 1/2 x 1/2

Pin 5" from PAP, Over Ring Finger  Mass Bias Right of thumb hole appx 45 degrees
Weight Hole in the Finger Positive Quadrant on the VAL  I was worried about the pllacement of the weight hole due to the high flare ad it is flaring past the VAL at the PAP.

Mo has a good one here,  The ball does not expend it's energy until it hits the ppins.   And Totally Annihilates the pins.

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Re: Total Annihilation
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2004, 10:25:19 AM »
only 3 games
drill it control by sheet
 it is not first ball out of bag,
but it rolls good hit decent
I shined it up to and shot a 270
last night you have to stay with
it if you lay off with hand will
not roll up on the end like some
dull balls
not a bad ball the colors are wild.
Rex
let me try it a little more.
I try to reveiw again

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Re: Total Annihilation
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2004, 08:07:49 PM »
Pin under ring finger.
CG and Mass Bias kicked out to the right of the thumb hole.

Bowl on 40ft heavy oil synthetic lanes. This ball hooks like crazy on this condition. A little bit of trouble with control, but has a great coverstock and core. Best ball morich has made since collosus. Out hooks Ultimate Infernos, Killer Instincts, and Triple Xtreme.

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Re: Total Annihilation
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2005, 08:34:48 PM »
I bought a Total Annihilation about 2 months ago.  I used it along with other balls for the first month and then used it exclusively for the last month.  My average went from 192 to 204.  Last Monday night I threw a 300 game with it.  It has a great backend.  Sometimes too great as it will leave the 4-9 split.  We have synthetic lanes but I don't know the oil pattern.  I play down the seven board and am a oll roller with pretty high ball speed.  I am really wondering how it will work at the nationals with the oily outsides?

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Re: Total Annihilation
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2005, 07:20:21 AM »
hello
had my TA about 2 months
pin  right of ring finger and CG 30% down to right
I not for sure but shop guy said it will hook .
It suppose to be reactive acts like particle
ya it goes down fairly straight then turns up
nice and carries good, does go longer then a particle.
that was on wood house with THS medium oil
it did not use a lot but last night shot 300
after 15 games on it  and seems
to roll better after a few games to track in.
good luck & good bowling
Rex



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Re: Total Annihilation
« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2005, 03:07:14 PM »
I OWN TWO T/A ONE DULLED WITH 1200 GRIT AND ONE POLISHED. BOTH BALLS GET DOWN THE LANE WELL AND FINISH STRONG. I HAVE BECOME A BIG MORICH FAN AND THE T/A IS ONE OF THE BEST BALLS I HAVE EVER ROLLED.

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Re: Total Annihilation
« Reply #10 on: January 29, 2005, 11:30:08 PM »
WELL THIS WAS MY FIRST MO-RICH BALL THE TA. GOT TWO OF THEM. MY BALL DRILLER PUNCHED OUT ONE FOR ME TO SEE HOW THE BALL ROLLS, AFTER A FEW SHOTS ON WOOD WERE I GET MY EQUIMENT DRILLED, I WAS VERY HAPPY WITH THE WAY THE BALL READ THE OIL PATTERN,  WHAT A MOVE ON THE BACK END, THE TA READS THE PATTERN VERY WELL, THE DRILLER TOLD ME THE 2ND ONE WILL BE DRILLED TO GO LONGER BUT STILL HAVE THE SAME BACK END, STARTED OFF WITH THE 3 GAME SET IN ANOTHER HOUSE ON SYNTHETIC PRO ANVIAL  O-MY O-MY WHAT A BALL, SHOT 700 RIGHT OUT OF THE BOX, BOWLED  ANOTHER 3 GAME  SET, SHOT 650 GOT TO COUGHT UP IN THE BALLS REACTION, 90% POCKET HITS GOT A LITTLE PUSHEY WITH THE BALL,  LEFT SOME 10'S AND 7"S
THE  BALL WILL DO THE WORK FOR YOU, BE READY FOR WHAT THE TA CAN DO, I THEN DID ANOTHER 4 GAMES OF PRATICE, SHOT 975 AT ONE TIME HAD 13 X'S IN A ROW 14TH WAS 10 PIN SHOWED UP,HAD 95% POCKET HITS, A FEW 10S AND FEW 7'S
THIS BALL IS OUT RIGHT AMAZING, I CAN NOT WAIT TO GET THE 2ND TA PUNCHED OUT  AFTER SEEING WHAT TA #1 CAN DO, NOW I CAN SEE WHY THE BALL DRILLER WANTS TO HAVE 2ND TA DRILL TO GO A LITTLE LONGER SO WHEN THE TA #1  STARTS TO READ THE PATTERN TO SOON I CAN GO TO THE 2ND TA AND NOT MOVE AS MUCH IF ANY THIS WILL BE OUT RIGH AMAZING TO SEE THIS HAPPEN

BOTH BALLS ARE ONLY .05 OZ DIFF. IT TOTAL WEIGHT AND TOP WEIGHT  YOU CAN COUNT ON FOR MORE MO-RICH BALLS TO GO IN THE BAG ,RAVAGE,WMB FOR STARTERS, THEN ANY NEW BALL THAT ARE COMING OUT
GOOD LUCK TO ALL THAT GETS THE MO-RICH LINE BE READY FOR THE AMAZEMENT YOU WILL SEE

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Re: Total Annihilation
« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2005, 10:11:02 AM »
Bowler Information:
17.5-18.0 mph
Medium Revs
Low Track

Ball Drilling:
2" pin
Leverage Drilling
Pin to the right and slightly above ring finger

Typical Line to the Pocket:
Straight up first arrow or slight point to the pocket

Summary:
Very good and controllable ball reaction with good carry, but expires sooner than other particle shell balls.

I bought the TA to supplement an aging MoRich Mayhem, which I was very successful with.  The TA goes longer than the Mayhem, but reads the back end well.  Overall hook is a few boards more than the Mayhem.  The TA did not carry well for about the first ten games, but after that, carry was very good.  You can make all the textbook adjustments with this ball, and the reaction will be exactly what you would expect.  This ball even reacted well with a good amount of carrydown, which was a pleasant surprise.  Another nice feature was that the ball did not "settle down" after a few games.  It hooked just as much in game 100 as it did in game one.  I had at least (8) games over 270 with this ball, the best of which was 290.  However, it is the controllable reaction of the ball, not the scores it produced, that made me very comfortable and confident throwing it.

The only gripe I have about the TA is its durability.  I bowl 2 1/2 leagues per week.  The TA nearly completely lost its reaction after about 125 games.  It was almost overnight.  I had the ball resurfaced and rejuvenated (which was very successful with the Mayhem).  The TA was back to its old self for about six games, and then the reaction was gone once again.  I will admit that I was disappointed that a $180 ball lasted me barely half the bowling season.  Other particle balls in my arsenal (Track Freak, MoRich Mayhem, Brunswick Purple Monster) lasted much, much longer than the TA.  However, the TA was great while it lasted.

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Re: Total Annihilation
« Reply #12 on: July 18, 2005, 04:44:14 PM »
Bought this ball used on Ebay. Had to open up thumb a tiny bit. Actually got this ball about a month ago. Finally pulled it out and used it last hursday night. Shot 676 with a 253 right out of the gate. Will be getting another one soon. probably have it drilled leverafge axis. ie pin on midline 3 3/8 from cg which will be on axis point. THis ball hits a ton left two tens all night. 1st frame of 1st game and 9th frame of last game.
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Re: Total Annihilation
« Reply #13 on: October 25, 2005, 04:17:40 PM »
The third ball i have purchased from morich.  Probably the biggest motor ball in the line.  Simply due to the amount of backend and length of the ball.  I used this ball whenever I have to swing the lanes and that there is not a chance for my wmb;s.  I used this ball at nationals for about 2 games after that the lanes opened up enought to use other equipment.  I think the ball overall goes through the fronts clean and regularly needs to be polished.  That is to keep the ball from jumping to soon which I have noticed it to do.

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Re: Total Annihilation
« Reply #14 on: January 20, 2006, 02:18:45 PM »
Got this ball used at Hitt's Pro Shop for 50.00. Pin above the bridge, MB near VAL (previous layout from previous owner). It is a step below of my Total Shock and Awe. Mostly bought it to give it a try. Why not it was only 50 bucks.This one arcs pretty hard to the pocket. Good for Medium-heavy oil. Good for a THS. Also did surprisingly well with a lot of friction if I just added speed and decreased the rev rate a little bit. I thought the ball would burn up, but the friction just added to the energy at the pins. Sanded with 1500 grit sand paper.