peter hellström

black_widow_limitedFinish: Out of box + 1000+2000
Layout: 60x6x60
PAP: 6 over 1/4 up
Speed: 28 kmh
Revrate: 350 RPM
RG: 2.50
Diff: 0.058

Ball review:

I have loved the Legendballs so of course I was curious about Legend Limited. I first threw Limited out of box. It went really long and took a hard turn to the left. It looks cool, but since I play 95% on sportpatterns this will be hard to control. But….wow….on a houseshot, only touch the surface if necassary!! But, I had to hit it light with 1000 and a bit harder with 2000. Now I start to see a shape that I can use on sportpatterns! It still goes long and turns the corner hard. I would say that Limited hooks later than Columbia Swerve (almost same dull surface since I enjoy using abralons) and goes even harder sideways downlane. My advice: on a houseshot, leaves the surface out of box, on sportpatterns hit it sligthly with abralon pads. Another great ball from Hammer!

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HMR_Urethane_BlackFinish: Box
Layout: 60×4 3/4×70
PAP: 6 over 1/4 up
Speed: 28 kmh
Revrate: 350 RPM
RG: 2.65
Diff: 0.015

Ball review:

The Hammer Urethane is a monster on the short pattern. I am used to that my earlier urethane balls hooked first game, then when straight due to lack of oilabsorbation.

I am used to wipe oil off the cover after each shot to make urethane hook, not with this ball! It kept hooking and hooking shot after shot. This urethane does not quit at all.

It hooks early and has a strong continous motion downlane. I felt that I could almost not throw it through my breakpoint, it kept responding in the dry area even though I sometimes throw my shot a bit harder than I want to.

Great ball, great price = another great product from Hammer!

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Finish: Out of box + 2000
Layout: 55x5x65
PAP: 6 over 1/4 up
Speed: 28 kmh
Revrate: 350 RPM
RG: 2.50
Diff: 0.056

Ball review:

I drilled the Raw Urge yo use on heavy oil for example 43 feet Tokyo. Out of box it was sligthly to weak for my speed and revrate. I hit it with 2000 abralon and the ball really came to life! It really turned the corner on 43 feet and struck shot after shot. I would say that for me Raw Urge is a bit later than Hammer Legend solid and sligthly more angular downlane that Track Legion solid. Great ball!

swerve_ballFinish: Box + 2000
Layout: 60x5x65
PAP:  6 over 1/4 up
Speed: 28 kmh
Revrate: 350 RPM
RG: 2.47
Diff: 0.043

Ball review:

I rarely play balls with original surface, so of course also in this case. It was to skid/flippy for me with out of box surface. Once I hit it with 2000 I could use it om sportpatterns like Tokyo and even Los Angeles. This tells me that this is a great ball that can be used on a variety of patterns. My Swerve is really angular downlane for the dull surface that I like to use. I will use this ball for example on low friction lanes. I would say that Swerve is a dull ball that can be angular downlane. The ballmotion is really good when you can controll midlane and still create angle downlane.

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bad_intensions_hybridFinish: Out of box + 2000
Layout: 60x5x50
PAP: 6 over 1/4 up
Speed: 28 kmh
Revrate: 350 RPM
RG: 2.48
Diff: 0.048

Ball review:

I drilled The Bad Intention to come into play when my Track Paradox hooks to early or to much. The hybrid surface and the low RG core will come into play perfectly on the though sportpatterns. The low RG core will create midlane read and the hybrid surface will energy to the last part of the lane. I like this ball because it is angular, but without over/under reaction.

The extrahole is in my PAP.

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HMR_Viral_Solid_smFinish: Box + 2000
Layout: 60 x 5 x 70
PAP: 6 over 1/4 up
Speed: 29 kmh
Revrate: 350 RPM
RG: 2.51
Diff: 0.042

Ball review:

Hammer Viral will be a ball that I use on the shorter patterns. It will come into play when the heads are hooking and the last part of the lane is really hooking. The layout will smooth out the over/under reaction downlane. When I need a smooth reaction, this will be my go-to-ball!

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HMR_Spike_Black_Gold_smFinish: Box + 4000
Layout: 60 x 4,5 x 40
PAP: 6 over 1/4 up 
Speed: 29 kmh
Revrate: 350 RPM
RG: 2.56
Diff: 0.054

Ball review:

Hammer Spike Black Gold is a symetrical hybridball with higher RG-value and high RG differential. This ball comes into play for me when my Arson Higflare hooks to early. If the midlane hooks I can use the higher RG-value to create more skid in the midlane, save energy and create more angle downlane.

A great product to a great price. This ball is great for me on the easier shorter patterns like 37 feet Brodway or as I mentioned on drier conditions.

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Columbia 300 Urge

by Peter Hellström on 12. October 2015

in Columbia 300

COL_Urge_smFinish: Box + 4000
Layout: 45 x 4,5.40
PAP: 5.1/2 3/4 up
Speed: 29 kmh
Revrate: 350 RPM
RG: 2.50
Diff: 0.056

Ball review:

I tried a new layout for me on the Urge. The layout creates s very angular ball downlane. I will use this ball when I play the trackarea, or sligthly left of the track area, and need to stay close to the headpin. This layout really revs up downlane and creates angle without needing to throw the ball far right.

Great ball, great colours, get yours today!

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HMR_Arson_High_Flare_smFinish: Box + 2000
Layout: 60 x 4,5 x 40
PAP: 6 over 1/4 up
Speed: 29 kmh
Revrate: 350 RPM
RG: 2.50
Diff: 0.054

Ball review:

Hammer Arson Highflare is a pearlball with low RG-value and higher RG-value. For me this ball is a perfect choice when I leave cornerpins. Arson Highflare is clean through the midlane and finish hard and angular. This fits my game perfect when I see carrydown oil and need an sharper shorter breakpoint.

Get yours today!

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