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Bowling Ball Terms

Any experienced bowler or newcomer to the game typically wants to understand as much about or lingo as possible, particularly when shopping for a new ball. If you are searching for bowling ball terms such as CG, Axis of Rotation, Differential of RG, Radius of Gyration, or other terms commonly discussed at bowling centers across the country, then all you need do is to scroll down our home page to the “Site Features” section and merely click on “Bowling Terms” button. You will immediately find a glossary of terms to easily reference, many of which pertain to bowling balls. This alphabetized glossary will cover a wide range of information about bowling ball terms, some of which are designed to help you improve your understanding in the aspects of bowling ball technology.

Finding statistics about bowling balls at our site may also be done simply by clicking on “Reviews” on our home page, and reading about the latest bowling balls and their performance capabilities. You can find the “last 10 reviews” posted on our site and you can examine the “last 10 most reviewed” during the past 60 days.

Clicking on “Reviews” button will also provide detailed technological information such as a ball release date, the bowlingball.com “perfect scale” rating, ball performance type, RG, differential, lane condition match-up, coverstock type, factory finish, color, core design, and quality of the ball. All of this information will make most sense when you have access to bowling ball terms in our glossary at our site.

More useful bowling ball information can also be accomplished by consulting our “Perfect Scale®” feature on this site and compare the latest bowling balls in today’s market against our sophisticated rating scale system. The “Perfect Scale®” can be easily accessed from our home page by clicking on the button and then browsing the information provided at the “Perfect Scale®.” bowlingball.com has created our own hook rating system using a method for indicating a ball’s hook potential and a way for consumer’s to compare bowling balls made by the leading manufacturers. Our goal is to simply make it easier for you to compare products and feel confident in your purchase selection process.


While you are visiting today, feel free to browse the extensive list of videos on this site and watch the latest bowling balls roll down our private test lane facility by our very own staff players. By watching these excellent quality videos coupled with referring to our “Perfect Scale®” rating system and understanding more details about important terms, you likely will make intelligent decisions in the purchase process.

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