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BrianCRX90

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Worst Storm ball ever made?
« on: January 30, 2006, 01:01:46 PM »
Besides the plastics, what is the worst Storm ball or balls you've ever used?

For me, Sky Bolt takes the cake. The pearl was awesome (Bolt), but the solid version was horrible with that core. I've rarley seen such a ball that would burnup so quickly off the heads. Short, real short patterns this ball was only good for and had to hook the hell out of it to make it carry well.

 

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Re: Worst Storm ball ever made?
« Reply #31 on: February 01, 2006, 04:48:23 PM »
Loved the ER didn't care for the Response.

A friend? just gave me a like new Xtreme.His new sponsor wants him to throw their stuff exclusively.Go figure.
I was all pumped up til I read the responses here.I'm hoping everyone was looking for it to be big hooker and it disappointed.I was hoping to fit it between my Dark Thunder and Ultimate Inferno.

Worst disappointment for me was the LaNina.I swear I heard that dog bark every time I threw it.

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Re: Worst Storm ball ever made?
« Reply #32 on: February 01, 2006, 06:35:55 PM »
I have (or had) a Vertigo, Diablo, Atomic Charge, and an Eraser Banshee.  The Vert, Diab, and EB are all still in my bag.  Can't say that about the Atomic Charge.  Never could get that ball to do anything twice...very inconsistant reads, sometimes early, sometimes late, sometimes not at all.  Sometimes it under-reacted, sometimes over-reacted, sometimes it did nothing.  I tried cover changes, sanded, polished...nothing worked!  It could have been drilled wrong for my style, as I have a higher track and it thumped the thumbhole sometimes...actually, I couldn't even get it to consistantly thump the thumbhole.  After about six months, I gave up on it and gave it away...didn't feel right about taking someone's money for it.  I've heard some good things about that ball, maybe I just got a dud...
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Re: Worst Storm ball ever made?
« Reply #33 on: February 01, 2006, 06:45:47 PM »
shock trauma on 95% of patterns.  Too much over/under, skid/flippy.
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Re: Worst Storm ball ever made?
« Reply #34 on: February 01, 2006, 10:30:57 PM »
my sky bolt was the bomb!!!!hated the hybrid....

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Re: Worst Storm ball ever made?
« Reply #35 on: February 01, 2006, 10:37:56 PM »
for me it was the eraser boost for a partical rolled extremely late for me
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Re: Worst Storm ball ever made?
« Reply #36 on: February 02, 2006, 05:45:26 AM »
La Nina. Every one I saw thrown was dead after 10 games or so.
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Re: Worst Storm ball ever made?
« Reply #37 on: February 02, 2006, 06:08:08 AM »
My X-Factor RELoaded. Got it used and rather cheap, but was very disappointed with performance (After Storm's ctalogue announcements). No heavy oil ball for me, surface needs constant scuffing to make the ball move properly. Best thing about it is the apple-cinnamon fragrance...
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Re: Worst Storm ball ever made?
« Reply #38 on: February 02, 2006, 07:38:19 PM »
Barbed Wire was ughh....Flash Flood is a dog....

Polished my Duece (was ok on light to med, very predictable.), Polished my XXXtreme (still use it on medium), and I polished my Vertigo (use on heavy to med), and I love them.

I don't know if there is a bowler out there that can find use for every ball made.  Storm works for me, but friends/family use Ebonite, Columbia, Roto, and can't use Storm.
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Re: Worst Storm ball ever made?
« Reply #39 on: February 02, 2006, 07:45:39 PM »
thats kinda surprising because storm makes roto so i would think if they can use roto they would probly be able to use storm
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Re: Worst Storm ball ever made?
« Reply #40 on: February 02, 2006, 07:57:09 PM »
I loved my SkyBolt.  I could use it on anything but the driest of conditions.  I cashed alot of tournaments carrying only my sky bolt and my spare ball.
but, the worst Storm ball for me has to be the Big Hit. Too Strong for the dry but couldn't turn the corner if I moved into the oil.  But, this ball has made some money for me too, so It's not that it's been a horrible ball, just not the best Storm ball for me.

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Re: Worst Storm ball ever made?
« Reply #41 on: February 02, 2006, 09:42:28 PM »
Mine would have to be my (2)X-Factor Deuces. Lasted about 50 games each then died like a mutt with the plague.
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Re: Worst Storm ball ever made?
« Reply #42 on: February 03, 2006, 12:38:00 PM »
Razor Wire.
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Re: Worst Storm ball ever made?
« Reply #43 on: February 03, 2006, 12:45:48 PM »
Another vote for the Triple Xtreme.

It was the biggest waste of money.  The ball died on me after 20 games.  After rejuvenating, refinishing it, ball would just go straight.  What a dud!
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Re: Worst Storm ball ever made?
« Reply #44 on: February 03, 2006, 04:05:25 PM »
Fear Factor Hands down for me. Too much particle then it umm, Died? Lots of work to keep that ball in top notch shape for heavier oil. once it got like 20 games on it I needed to resurface it. The core was great but the cover had issues.
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Re: Worst Storm ball ever made?
« Reply #45 on: February 04, 2006, 08:53:58 AM »
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