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fazzone22

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Dark Code
« on: June 10, 2021, 09:44:10 PM »
The ultra popular RAD4 core is back and this time it features a brand new cover formula ReX, which is NeX and R2S combined.  I drilled mine 5.5 x 5 x 1 and for comparison purposes, I compared it to the Roto Grip RST X-1, which I have also drilled the same way. After throwing the Dark Code, I was quite amazed on how strong this ball was and how much it continued to angle down lane. It is just a couple boards strong than the RST but the shapes of the ball are totally different. The RST is a lot more of a smoother angled shape into the pocket, where the Dark Code you can see the cover dig in and once it makes its motion it doesn’t quit. I can see myself using this ball later in blocks on longer patterns where I still need a strong but angular motion.
 

 

addynyr

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Re: Dark Code
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2021, 01:48:01 PM »
The new Storm Dark Code brings back the Rad 4 Core from the original Code Series balls but with a new enhanced pearl coverstock the REX.  The REX Coverstock is a combo of the NEX and R2S coverstocks to form a new reaction that gives you the strong midlane read of the NEX cover with the angular backend of the R2S cover.  This coverstock and Core combination give quite a unique reaction in the Storm Lineup.  Not only can this ball handle oil, but it still gives you the backend you expect from a Storm Pearl ball.  For me, I would use this ball on heavier oil house patterns or on high volume sport patterns of various lengths.  This ball is a good step down from the Proton Physix or Incite which will give longer length and more angle in the back end.  If you have/had a Code Black, you will see a stronger midlane motion in the dark code while still giving that same angular backend motion.  Compared to the Parallax Effect, the Dark Code will again give you an earlier read on the lane while providing a slightly more angular back end motion.

Adam Chase
Storm Staff