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Kevin Duncan

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Roto Grip Hustle XRAY
« on: May 12, 2024, 08:27:19 PM »
Roto Grip Hustle BRY and Hustle XRAY
Layout: 4.0 x 4.0 x 2 Storm Pin Buffer Layout
Rev Rate: 325 rpm, 7 degree of axis tilt, 40 degree of axis rotation
Testing information: 41 foot THS (medium to light volume)
Bowling Center: Fulton Bowling Center
Kegel Machine – Brunswick Anvilane

Roto Grip’s Hustle BRY utilizes the VTC Hybrid coverstock and the Hustle core, while the Hustle XRAY uses the VTC Solid coverstock and Hustle core.

Can you say Value?  Value is when the performance beats the expectations.  This is what you get with the Hustle line.  The Hustle BRY and Hustle XRAY, the newest entries into the HP1 line, are the definition of value.  Both have their place.  The Hustle XRAY is earlier and smoother down lane where the Hustle BRY is cleaner in the fronts and more boom down lane.  Pick the one that fits the gap in your bag or buy both. Lol.  If you bowl in a high friction bowling center, the BRY is probably the best answer.  The XRAY will be the better choice for bowlers wanting to keep their target in front of them and play straighter.

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Re: Roto Grip Hustle XRAY
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2024, 04:03:26 PM »
The Hustle X-Ray features the same Hustle core, but this model comes wrapped in the VTC solid reactive coverstock finished at 4000 grit abralon.  At 15 pounds the RG is medium at 2.53 and the differential is .030.  The Hustle line continues to provide bowlers with excellent performance at the entry level price point.  Don’t let the price tag fool you…this ball delivers a lot of bang for your buck!  The X-Ray with it’s solid coverstock and finish, provides good length but the response time is on the slow side and the backend motion is an arc.  All of this allows me to keep my angles closed while playing close to the friction.  When compared to the Hustle BRY, the X-Ray is about 2 -3 boards right with my feet.  This ball will be one of my go to balls on the lighter and shorter oil patterns. 


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Roto Grip Hustle XRAY
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2024, 01:15:31 PM »
Ball Specs:
Roto Grip Hustle X-Ray
Cover stock VTC Solid Reactive
Weight Block   Hustle™ Core (Symmetrical)
Color      Slate/Black
Finish     4000 Abralon
Layout    4.5 x 4.5 x 1.5 Pin Buffer

Bowler Specs:
Right Hand. PAP 5” Over 1/2 up
Rev Rate 300. Tilt 20. Rotation 50.
Speed at release 17

I really like the Hustle series and my customers are always happy with this line of balls. I recommend and use the Hustles myself with confidence. The Hustle line rolls and hits like a much more expensive ball. I use the Hustles in two of the dryer houses I sometimes bowl at and have shot very well with them. I am subbing tonight on a lower volume house shot and the X-Ray will be definitely in the bag. The Hustle line was designed to be predictable with great performance and they do not disappoint. The New Hustle X-Ray is a cool looking ball and I have seen the colors vary quite a bit in the pours. My X-Ray is almost completely dark grey but I have seen some with a lot of light grey. They all look great and standout on the shelf. The X-Ray rolls smoother than my B-R-Y with the B-R-Y being a bit longer and more angular. I do like the 4000 finish on the X-Ray because it gets it to a predicable almost polished feel. I drilled the B-R-Y and X-Ray at the same time with the same layout and threw them at a few centers together.  The total boards are close but the shapes are different. I would put this ball above my Surge and below my Tour Dynamix in total hook. This X-Ray has an eye catching new look and is a great choice for newer bowlers or the rev dominate bowler.

The Hustle X-Ray has a cool new eye catching color.
This ball provides control on lower volumes.
This will be a great ball for new or rev dominate bowlers.

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Re: Roto Grip Hustle XRAY
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2024, 09:18:34 PM »

PAP: 4 3/8 OVER / 1/16 UP





LAYOUT: 60X5X65 

The Hustle X-Ray a new color addition to the reliable and hard working Hustle line up. The Hustle Core is paired up with the VTC Solid Reactive Coverstock to give you quality performance on the lighter to medium oil conditions. This ball typically finds its way into my league bag week in and week out due to less oil being put out during league play. With there being so much friction to the outside of most league patterns the Hustle X-Ray doesn’t over hook off the friction for me and has just enough when I miss into the oil in the middle of the lane thanks to its solid coverstock. Compared to the Hustle BRY my X-Ray gives me a better look in games 1 and 2 when there's a little more oil on the lanes, it also is a little smoother than the BRY which is why it comes out of the bag earlier. Players who are just getting into bowling will find this ball a has great performance for the price point and players who have bowled for years will love how it can fit into bottom of your arsenal on light to medium oil patterns.


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Re: Roto Grip Hustle XRAY
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2024, 10:48:31 AM »
Hustle X-Ray - Ball Specs
Cover Stock: VTC Solid Reactive
Finish: 4000 Grit Abralon
Color: Slate/Black
Core: Hustle Core
RG: 2.53
Differential: 0.030
The Roto Grip has added two more Hustles to this iconic ball line, the Hustle X-Ray and B/R/Y.
The Hustle X-Ray is the stronger of the new Hustles, which features the iconic Hustle Core wrapped in the VTC solid reactive cover. As a medium to low rev player, this ball being great on medium to light oil patterns. There will be no issues playing in the track area and down and in up the five board. The Hustle X-Ray reads the lanes a little earlier than the Hustle RIP. The Hustle X-Ray is a must have for league and tournament bowlers. Now available for preorder at your local pro shop! My ball reviews are posted on YouTube channel Stanley Waite.
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