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Venom Shock Pearl?
« on: July 13, 2019, 06:32:32 PM »
So what are your thoughts on this ball after it's been out a while? It seems like there was a lot of excitement for it leading into the release, but not a ton said afterwards. To me the Cobra and Recoil were more popular after release but then again Motiv has a small footprint around here so it's hard to tell.

A friend of mine said he likes his but rarely takes it out in league feeling like it's a better tournament ball. Is that a common line of thought or just his specific case?



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Re: Venom Shock Pearl?
« Reply #16 on: August 21, 2019, 10:16:42 AM »
I felt the same way and quickly sold my VSP, it rolled really forward off friction, but needed a lot of friction to hook. Layout was the same as one of my OG Venom Shocks that rolls great and is super versatile.

Mentioned above, but the Hydra did for me what I expected the VSP to do, so guess hole filled.

Ditto.  I like the Hydra for a move inside lighter oil ball.  I did not keep the VSP more than 2 months always failed for me.  I thought the VSP would be the ball after the Shock.....for me it wasn't.  I haven't tried a Recoil but I think I would like it better for a stronger inside ball after the Shock. 

Recoil definitely is a little punchier for me than the OG shock, while not angular, it does shape a little more for me, usually one leaves corners when the other doesn't, but they are close enough i don't tend to  carry both around at the same time.