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Assuming you're already a decent bowler who can hit the pocket consistently, a reactive resin ball can give you a better angle into the pocket than a plastic or hard rubber ball.

It accomplishes this by sliding down the lane while friction heats up the reactive resin coverstock, then hooking hard when the the ball "grabs" the lane. This results in a sharper angle into the pocket than non-reactive balls.

This phenomenon is further enhanced by the shape of the heavy "core" of the Bowling ball and the position of the finger holes relative to this core.

This improvement in coverstock and core technology provides a greater benefit to better bowlers. A $250 bowling ball will not make a 120-average bowler into a 180-average bowler, but a 180-average bowler can improve their average noticeably with a properly fitted and drilled ball chosen to complement their normal shot and lane conditions.

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