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Raptor Attack
« on: December 31, 1969, 06:00:00 PM »
Ball NPS Score: 100.00
- COLOR:  Purple/Black Pearl
- INNER CORE: Predator
- COVERSTOCK: Atomix SFP Reactive
- FINISH: 2000 Wet Sand/Power Gel Polish
- RG: 2.46
- RG DIFFERENTIAL: .060
- RECOMMENDED LANE CONDITION: Medium to Heavy Oil
- A few tiny pit holes in the cover stock of the ball are normal
- DESCRIPTION:  The pearl RAPTOR ATTACK is the first asymmetric  pearl ball ever released by MOTIV.  Utilizing Atomix SFP Reactive cover  technology, the Raptor Attack is very long and clean down the lane with a  fast response to friction on the backend.   On sport shots, it dominates when heavy oil patterns break down and  transition.  On the THS, bowlers with moderate to high rev rates will be  able to swing the ball with confidence, seeing an impressive backend  move as the Raptor Attack sinks its talons into the lane.           The Raptor Attack utilizes the proven Predator inner core, which was  first used in the Raptor P7.  It revs very easy with a 2.46 RG and makes  an aggressive move by utilizing the .060 primary differential and .015  intermediate.    The shelf appeal of the Raptor Attack is just as impressive as the  performance.  The purple pearl and black pearl shell provide a gorgeous  background for the green pearl and silver pearl NeoMark graphics.

 

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Re: Raptor Attack
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2012, 01:38:40 PM »

 


Raptor Attack


The Raptor Attack is the first asymmetric pearl ball ever released by MOTIV. This new release is the extreme opposite from its predecessor. The Raptor Attack uses the Primal Impulse cover and the core from the original Raptor. The Raptor Attack is clean through the front part of the lane and makes a very angular motion in the backend.


As you will see in the video the Raptor Attack can recover and recover some more. There wasn’t a shot thrown where a miss right resulted in the ball not being able to make it back to the pocket. The Raptor Attack will be strong enough for some players to throw on heavy patterns and yet still clean enough for some players to throw on broken down or shorter patterns. This is not one of those conditional balls, for me this ball has worked successfully on all conditions thus far. Most will be able to throw this one from start to finish and you can’t say that very often about a pearlized ball.


You can see my video here:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTHLXtj_Qz4&context=C3a6ce1aADOEgsToPDskKyVL6nj1-npP2JsC7TekDG


 


For a quick comparison, the Raptor Attack is stronger in the midlane and responds to friction even faster than the Primal Impulse. The original Raptor picks up earlier in the midlane and has a smoother arcing motion than compared to the Raptor Attack. If you liked the original Raptor, you won’t be disappointed with the Raptor Attack!


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Re: Raptor Attack
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2012, 08:05:59 PM »

 


The Bowler:


Ball speed = 17


Rev Rate = 400


PAP = 5 ¾, 3/8 up


 


The Ball: Motiv Raptor Attack    


Surface = 2000 light polish


 


The Motiv Raptor Attack is the first Pearl asymmetrical ball in the Motiv line and they did it right. We haven’t seen this kind of ball reaction since the TZ3, easy length with a strong asymmetric reaction. The predator core with the pearl purple and black looks great with the green and white logos. Atomix SFP cover gives me easy length with the Raptor break point. My Raptor Attacks give me about the same total hook as my Sigma Tours with similar layouts, but the Raptor Attacks give me more length with a sharper break point. The Raptor Attack seems to shine on medium to medium heavy oil when more angle is required. I’ve also found the Attack to be a wonderful house shot ball, and for longer sport patterns when the shot starts to breakdown. I was also able to use them on shorter sport shots with small release changes.


In short If you are looking for a Raptor hook shape on a lighter volume of oil without sacrificing hitting power the Raptor Attack is my choice.


 


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Re: Raptor Attack
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2012, 05:37:23 PM »
 

The new Raptor Attack is the 1st asymmetric pearl ball released by the MOTIV brand. This GREAT new release is a compliment to the original Raptor. The Raptor Attack has the combination of the inner core (Z Max Solid Reactive) from the Raptor and the cover stock (Atomix SFP Reactive) of the Primal Impulse. The RG (2.46) and RG Differential (.060) allows the ball to clear the front of the lanes. The energy of the ball is stored until it gets further down the lane and makes an angular motion. The Raptor Attack is recommended for a medium oil pattern with the OOB finish (1000 wet sand).

 

This ball is everything I expected it to be on the lanes. The angular backend motion and the ability to clear the front of the lane makes this my new bench mark ball. I bowl a lot of tournaments on different patterns so the versatility of this ball will make it an easy choice to continue to remain in my ball, regardless of the lane condition. The visual appeal of the new Raptor Attack is just as striking as the performance of the ball. The color combination of the purple pearl and black cover stock with the green and silver pearl NeoMark graphics are impressive.              

 

 

Go Get Yours Today! You will NOT be disappointed!
 
 
 
 


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Re: Raptor Attack
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2012, 07:19:31 PM »
LANE CONDITION

Length:
 
Volume:

Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc):

 
COMMENTS

Likes:

Dislikes: My information:
Right Handed,Ball Speed-15mph average
Rev Rate-280 average,Axis tilt-45degrees
Axis tilt-15 degrees

Ball Drilling:65x50 @41/2" P-2.5 X-hole.
With 1"bit @ 1" deep.
Ball used 15 lbs 3oz. 3.3 oz. top weight
and a 3 1/2" pin.

Lanes used on:
Pro Anvilane -2 1/2 years old.Medium volume of play.
38'house shot
Anvilane-12 years old.High volume of play.
41' house shot

Ball Specs for Raptor Attack:
Core-Predator,Coverstock-Atomix SFP Pearl Reactive
Box Finish-2000 wet/sand and Power Gel Finish
RG-15 lb.2.46,Diff.-15lb. .060,Int. Diff.-15lb..015
Color:Purple/Silver/Black with green and white logos

 The MOTIV Raptor Attack is a first for MOTIV.The RA
is the first asymmetrical pearl ball.
 The Raptor Attack is much cleaner through the heads
than the Raptor.The Atomix SPF pearl cover helps create
a much cleaner look through the midlane.
 The Raptor Attack is more angular than than Raptor and
responds to the friction at the backend quicker.
 The low RG core helps keep the Raptor Attack from
going to long,but still retains the early revving motion
of the Raptor,but the Atomix SPF cover gets it through
the heads easier.

 The ease through the heads helped store up energy for
the backend without giving up much traction in the
midlane.

 The aggressive move at the breakpoint sets up nicely for the
tremendous down lane recovery.

 The core and cover combo allows the Raptor Attack to
quickly respond to the friction,and keep going when
other balls would be quitting and have a tendency to
stand up.

Going around the pattern is made a whole lot easier when
you feel confident that the ball isn't going to roll-out.When
the ball does encounter friction it makes a a very impressive
continuous motion.

 I feel that the Raptor Attack can be used as a heavy oil ball
for players with slower ball speed and a medium oil ball for
players with speed and higher revs.

In my opinion,the Raptor Attack is a very versatile ball.It
has the ability to handle shots pointed at the pocket from
five and out and from five arrow.

I have used the RA on a variety of conditions on the house
shot.From fresh oil,second shift,to second day leftovers.And
I can say without a doubt,that the Raptor Attack performs
above all my expectations.

One ball one drilling and it worked well on all those conditions.

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Re: Raptor Attack
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2012, 06:25:04 PM »



heres the easiest way to discribe this ball....the strength that you know and love from the raptor...add the cleanness through the fronts like the impulse.....BAM you got the raptor attack...Super clean through the fronts and strong on the back..This is a ball that you need in your bag...i have drilled 2 of these and the only other ball i have been using as of late is the thrash when the raptor attack is too much....this is a ball that you need to check out so go to www.youtube.com and check out some of the ball review videos along with mine( youtube name is twanked)...and be sure to check out www.motivbowling.com/ and sign up to the forums to get any help with drilling you need...Dustin Baker Motiv Regional staff member
 

 



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Re: Raptor Attack
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2012, 01:43:31 AM »

 







 

Here's a video for the awesome Raptor Attack.  I hope you enjoy!


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Re: Raptor Attack
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2012, 05:31:14 AM »
LANE CONDITION

Length: Medium/Long
 
Volume: Medium/High

Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc): All

 
COMMENTS

Likes: Not likes... LOVES!!

Dislikes: 

 
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The new Raptor Attack, a complete home run of a bowling ball, such a  smooth ball through the front part of the lane, probably the smoothest  on the line of balls Motiv has created. Backend reaction is ideal for  most bowlers style of play, and pretty strong but very controlable, this  is a ball that can be used from start to finish, all 3 games of league  and more, this ball makes a motion that I have yet to see from the Motiv  line, and its very impressive, it just keeps getting better. Get one  now while you can, and see what all the hype is about!

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Re: Raptor Attack
« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2012, 02:33:20 PM »

The Raptor Attack will soar into your local pro shops with some bad intentions! The Raptor Attack features the proven Predator inner core wrapped around the Atomix SFP (skid flip pearl) coverstock. This core features a 2.46 RG, a .060 differential, and a perfectly balanced .015 intermediate differential. As MOTIV’s first pearlized asymmetrical release, this ball will strike with a vengeance!

 

 I have drilled two Raptor Attacks to date. The first Raptor Attack I drilled 60 x 4.5 x 55 (pin drilled out, ring) and the second 55 x 5 x 40 (hole at P1.5, pin above the bridge) respectively. My pin drilled out Raptor Attack is great when the lanes are tough, and I need to tighten up my angles, and my pin up Raptor Attack allows me to get in and strike for days.  

 In comparison to other balls in the line. It is longer, with a greater response to friction than the Sigma Tour, and more mid lane and angle than a Primal Impulse. Coming out of the box at 2000 and Power Gel Polish, the ball rolls great without polish as well! Bowlers who are struggling when the front part of the lane begins to go, transition, or looking for a ball stronger off the spot during league, the Raptor Attack is your ball!  

 As an update to my review here.. I have shot my first two honor scores with MOTIV (832 and  a 300 game) and won a tournament with the Raptor Attack (55 x 5 x 40) within 10 days. This ball strikes a ton, a definite return on investment!  

 

 

Here is a link to my Raptor Attack  in action:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCr-f5acntI&list=UULCNqIrLyQE0gLbPqHxM7Aw&index=1&feature=plcp 

 

 

 

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Re: Raptor Attack
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2012, 02:47:22 PM »
 

RAPTOR ATTACK REVIEW
INNER CORE: Predator
COVERSTOCK: Atomix SFP Reactive
BOX FINISH: 2000 Wet Sand / Power Gel Polish
15# RG: 2.46, DIFF: .060, INT DIFF: 015
BALL LAYOUT: 60 X 5 X 30

The new pearl RAPTOR ATTACK strikes with a vengeance. It is the first asymmetric pearl ball ever released by MOTIV. Utilizing Atomix SFP Reactive cover technology, the Raptor Attack is very long and clean down the lane with a quick response to friction on the backend.

REVIEW:

I recently punched up my NEW Raptor Attack by Motiv and I have to say I am very excited about this release. This is the perfect ball for when the lanes go through transition and the original Raptor becomes to strong up front. The Raptor Attack allows me to get through the heads with ease and allows me to really open the lane up. The Raptor Attack has a much quicker response to friction compared to the Sigma Tour and rolls stronger in the midlane compared to the Primal Impulse. Once again Motiv has done a great job filling another gap in my arsenal. Motiv is really doing a great job making quality balls over quantity. The Raptor Attack just explodes the pins!!! STRIKE WITH A VENGEANCE!!! Get YOURS TODAY!!! Get MOTIVated!!!! Video will be available soon smile

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Re: Raptor Attack
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2012, 04:50:40 PM »
LANE CONDITION






Length: USBC Baton Rouge

 

Volume:


Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc): THS


 



COMMENTS





Likes: Clean threw the fronts Aggressive back end


Dislikes: NONE


 What a great combination, using the Predator core from the Raptor and the Atomix™ SFP Reactive cover technology of the Primal Impulse. I love the Primal Impulse, so this ball is even cleaner through the front part of the lane for me, even when they are fried. I had a great 1-2 punch in the men's city tournament last weekend using these 2 balls on the burn. When the Impulse would not allow me to get in as deep as I needed to, I was able to move in zones with the Raptor Attack and carry the corners. This ball performed well on the USBC National shot also. My ball speed is around 15 and a medium rev rate compared to others allowed me a better angle of attack. I am a senior bowler and having a ball that allows me to move in zones is fantastic. I drilled this ball 2X2 stacked no weight hole and this lay out smoothed the ball off the friction for me. Don't get me wrong, this ball is strong with GREAT down lane motion. This ball retains it's energy, pounds pins with really good carry, and very clean through the heads. Really a good addition to the Motiv line of balls, and anyone's bag.
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Re: Raptor Attack
« Reply #11 on: March 28, 2012, 03:17:06 PM »
BOWLER STYLE




Rev Rate: 400


Ball Speed: 17-18

 

PAP/Track: 4 3/4 > by 5/8 ^


 


INNER CORE: Predator


 


COVERSTOCK: Atomix SFP Reactive


 


BOX FINISH: 2000 Wet Sand / Power Gel Polish


 


15# RG: 2.46, DIFF: .060, INT DIFF: 015


Handedness: Right


Rev Rate: 400


Ball Speed: 17-18



The all new Raptor Attack by Motiv Bowling is exactly what the line was missing. When My Raptor P7 is too early and the Sigma doesn't want to climb the hill this ball is PERFECT!! I did a simple pin up no hole and this ball is clean through the fronts but still reads the midlane and doesn't go through the spot. For league bowlers this is the exact shape you want to see. As for more competetive bowlers this ball is great when you can open up your angles and other products are fighting themselves to make the corner this ball is PEELING! I am more than in love with this ball,it is exactly what we needed and I recommend this ball to everyone.


Michael Cousins


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Re: Raptor Attack
« Reply #12 on: March 29, 2012, 09:26:50 PM »
LANE CONDITION






Length:41Ft

 

Volume:


Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc):Kegel Bourbon Street


 



COMMENTS





Likes:Great

Dislikes: None


 The Raptor Attack is the first Asymmetric Pearl Ball released by Motiv. The Raptor Attack is very clean through the heads,mid lane and has a very strong angular motion to the pocket. The Primal Cover "Atomix SFP " gives the Attack great length when the lanes break down. On THS you can play any part of the lane you would like down and in,belly shot or even a big hook don't worry  it will make the turn. Hope everyone enjoys the Raptor Attack as much as I do.   


 

 

 

 



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Re: Raptor Attack
« Reply #13 on: March 30, 2012, 10:59:13 PM »
BALL SPECS

Pin Length: 4 inch

Starting Top Weight:2.2

Ball Weight: 15.3

 
DRILL PATTERN

Pin to PAP: 60 x 4 x 40 

CG to PAP:

X Hole (if there is one): no Hole at this time
 

BOWLER STYLE

Rev Rate: 210

Ball Speed: 18 off the hand 
 
PAP/Track: 4 1/2 x 1 1/2 up 

 
SURFACE PREP

Grit: 2000  

Type: ( Polish, ):
 

LANE CONDITION

Length: 40 ft 
 
Volume: light to med 

Type (THS, ):

 
BALL REACTION

Length: long and clean 

Back End: moves hard
 
Overall Hook: great 

Midlane Read: great 

Breakpoint Shape: Attack

 
COMMENTS

Likes: This ball just flat out hooks. for a speed dominate player its great ! never fails to turn the corner.
Today I bowled in the local 9 pin no tap game . Bowled on the leftover house shot from yesterday. I kept track of the real strikes and the no tap strikes. The score was 30 real strikes and 3 no tap strikes 1 split 1 missed bucket 1 spare 268/264/276 for a nice 808.

I am a low rev speed dominate player. Raptor Attack is drilled 60x4x40. I was playing 15 at the arrows out to 10 and killing the pocket. This ball just kills the pocket. If you don't have one yet put this one on your list !

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Re: Raptor Attack
« Reply #14 on: April 10, 2012, 04:08:22 PM »

 


RAPTOR ATTACK


 


BALL SPECS
Pin Length: 3.5
Starting Top Weight: 3.1
Ball Weight: 15.2

DRILL PATTERN
Dual Angle: 75X4X55

BOWLER STYLE
Rev Rate: 320
Ball Speed: 17mph
PAP/Track: 4 7/8 & 1 1/4 up


Rotation: 40 - 60


Tilt: 10

SURFACE PREP
Grit: 2000
Type: (Matte, Polish, Sanded): Polished

LANE CONDITION
Length: 41'
Volume: Medium-Heavy
Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc): THS & Sport Pattern

BALL REACTION (1 to 10 Scale) 10 highest/most
Length: 7
Back End: 8
Overall Hook: 8
Midlane Read: 7
Breakpoint Shape: 7

COMMENTS

Likes: As with all MOTIV balls I get a very controllable ball motion with the new Raptor Attack. This one however is really STRONG!! Ball does a very good job of reading the midlane, even with the polished finish, so you get the length you need when the heads start to burn up but also just enough midlane read to give you the consistent reaction at the breakpoint your looking for whether it is on your THS or a flatter sport pattern. In my opinion the Raptor Attack has the strongest backend motion since the sigma tour with a little bit smoother breakpoint. I have used mine now on various surfaces and oil conditions and I have not found a condition yet that this ball can’t handle. Very versatile piece of equipment that you should have in your bag, does very good in blending patterns out when you start to see over/under during transition. If you looking to add a versatile ball to your arsenal with a STRONG predictable backend then look no further then the new MOTIV Raptor Attack.


Dislikes: None


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