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    Cool Tropical Surge

    I know it's not quite out yet, but somebody at Storm has had enough time to have drilled and rolled one.

    I have the cover stock (Tropical Breeze Pearl Blue/Teal) and I really like it for bone dry conditions... what I have just needs a bit more curve from the core. Now Storm added a bit more shape to the core... I'd love to get my fingers on one of these!

    Any word on dates? Can I pre-order one?

    Brad
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    In my bag... Storm IQ Tour, 900 Global White Hot Badger, Brunswick Kingpin Max, Pyramid Path Rising Pearl, Storm Tropical Breeze Pearl, and Storm Clear (spare ball)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stormed1 View Post
    Release date is May 3rd
    Thanks for the date. I just noticed that the different cover stocks are more than just different colors. The Blue/Teal (like what I have) is a normal pearl and the black/copper (that you sent pdf on) is a hybrid solid/pearl.

    I've never rolled a hybrid before. I have several pearls and several solid reactive as well. So I'm guessing the action would be someplace inbetween a solid reactive and a pearl reactive (if that makes sense).

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    I kept looking at the Surge specs and kept thinking this will be a great ball for me when the 3rd game lane conditions goes bone dry... So today I ordered one, I got the hybrid reactive black solid with copper pearl. I like the looks of the black/cherry as well but the coin toss came up copper.

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    Recently retired and returning to bowing after a 12 year break
    Slower ball speed with dominate revs, prefer strait at the pocket but deep is fine too
    In my bag... Storm IQ Tour, 900 Global White Hot Badger, Brunswick Kingpin Max, Pyramid Path Rising Pearl, Storm Tropical Breeze Pearl, and Storm Clear (spare ball)

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    Quote Originally Posted by six6guy View Post
    I kept looking at the Surge specs and kept thinking this will be a great ball for me when the 3rd game lane conditions goes bone dry... So today I ordered one, I got the hybrid reactive black solid with copper pearl. I like the looks of the black/cherry as well but the coin toss came up copper.

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    This ball is also poured by another company so you may see some differences there too.

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    If tis one is poured by 900 Global you shouldn't see much of a difference as they have been pouring Storm's lower end stuff for quite a number of years
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    also waiting to drill 14# special Ops (have to plug thumb for span change) /
    coming soon:Tactical Ops/ After Dark solid & pearl

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