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Selecting the Proper Ball Weight


Adults:
The weight of the ball should be roughly ten percent of your body weight. Another good rule to go by is to choose a ball that is one to two pounds heavier than the house ball you are bowling with. The reason being is that the grip on the house ball is incorrect and a custom fit ball will feel much lighter because it will be easier to hold on to.

Kids: We recommend a weight equal to their age. Please note 6 & 8 lb bowling balls are designed for kids only not adults. Some manuacturers will not warranty 6 & 8 lb balls that are drilled for adults.


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What is the Pin Placement of a bowling ball?


The pin placement of a bowling ball is the distance between the center of the core and the CG. How far the pin is from the CG will help to dictate the balls reaction on the lane.
 
The shorter pins like (0 - 2") will roll up earlier on the lane, and will have a smoother arcing motion to the pocket.
 
The longer pins like (4"+) will go much farther down the lane before starting to hook toward the pocket. The longer pins will also have a more dramatic motion toward the pins (possibly like a hockey stick shape or a skid/flip type of reaction).
 
The (2 - 4") pins are the most versatile to lay out for your ball driller allowing them to manipulate the ball path and have it roll up earlier or later depending on how they lay the ball out.
 
Why is this important?
You want to have the bowling balls natural intended reaction to match up with your drilling pattern you select for the bowling ball. If you get a short pin but want the ball to go long the ball will want to roll up early, even if you drill the ball to go long. This will cause you to have to loft the ball or push through it harder to try to get the desired ball reaction. If you would have selected the correct pin distance and applied a complementary drilling to the ball, you can throw the ball with much less effort, and let the ball do the work for you. This allows you to relax and be smooth, improving your release and scores.

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What is the Top Weight of a bowling ball?


Top weight is the amount of weight difference from the top of the bowling ball (CG) and the bottom of the ball (opposite the cg).

In general their will always be more weight to the top of the ball (CG). This is due to the fact that when you drill finger holes into the ball you are extracting weight from the ball (generally 2 ounces or more depending the hole sizes and the density of the core) and it was initially designed to keep the ball balanced after it was drilled. 

Balls with lower initial top weight were generally more stable after drilled than those with higher top weights due to the fact that their was so much weight left over after drilling. This created imbalance and often time added length and backend reaction for early three piece (Pancake weight block) bowling balls.

Top weight by today's standards is not nearly as important because a majority of the weight mass of most bowling balls is closer to the center of the ball than the shell and top weight has less of an effect because ball motion is more about the placement of the weight block itself and not the static weight mass. Top weight these days usually dictates hole size for those off label drillings.


What does this mean in selecting the correct top weight?

2.5 or less - Is for standard drilling techniques. It is also used for advanced drillings where moving the cg further off center of span creates a stronger drilling. You may not needing a weight hole with this type of drilling but depending on how far the cg is moved you may need a weight hole.

2.5 to 3.5 - Is great for normal layouts, a weight hole is not typical for this top weight. Stronger drillings may require a weight hole.

3.5 or more - This top weight is good if you want the ball to push more (go farther down the lane) while adding backend motion, but only if the ball driller knows and incorporates this into the drilling.

It can also be used for placing a big weight hole in a ball because it adds static weight to the drilling. This means you can use a stronger drilling than normal but make it legal by adding a weight hole to remove excess top weight (you can only have 1 oz of top weight remaining after drilling).

***NOTE: These are just basic descriptions to what top weight can do. There are many more scenarios for each top weight and what is capable with each different top weight range. Please discuss with your ball driller how they plan to drill you ball to get a better idea if they plan to use a weight hole or not to achieve the ball reaction you desire. There is no way to guarantee a ball will not need a weight hole depending on the top weight selected, the ball layout will determine that.


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Drilling Protection Plan


If your new ball cracks while being drilled by a pro shop, CheapBowlingBalls.com will replace your ball free of charge! Manufacturers' warranties typically do not cover for cracking during drilling and drillers are not held responsible for their mistakes or defects in the ball.

*Ball must be purchased from CheapBowlingBalls.com
*Ball must be drilled within 11 days of receiving it (Extended to Feb 1, for purchases made between Black Friday and Christmas)
*Protection must be purchased before the ball is drilled
*Ball pictures must be sent for inspection and the receipt for drilling charges included also
*We pay shipping back to you


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Extended Warranty


Valid for 2 full years from date of purchase. Covers manufacturing defects of balls, bags & shoes.

This warranty does not cover incidental costs of replacement including, but not limited to; freight, measuring, and drilling.


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Shoe Size Charts

900 Global, Brunswick, Dexter and Storm bowling shoes run true to size.

Right Handed Shoes: Made for bowlers that bowl with their right hand because the slide pad is on the left shoe, which is the foot you slide with.

Left Handed Shoes: Made for bowlers that bowl with their left hand because the slide pad is on the right shoe, which is the foot you slide with.

Uni-sole Shoes: These shoes can be used for right or left handed bowlers because the slide pads are on both feet.



Don't know your shoe size? Do the following...

To get the best fit and comfort, we suggest measuring your feet each time you purchase a new pair of shoes because your feet will change during your lifetime.

1. Get a blank piece of paper, a pencil and a ruler or tape measure.
2. Put on the pair of socks you intend to wear with the shoes you are ordering. Through the course of the day, your feet will swell so it's best to measure them at the end of the day.
3. With the paper placed on a hard floor, sit down in a chair and place your foot flat on the paper. Lean forward, putting more weight onto the foot you are going to measure. As you probably know, your feet are different sizes so be sure to measure your larger foot.
4. Holding a pencil vertically, place a mark at the end of your heel. Place another mark at the tip of your longest toe.
5. With the ruler or tape measure, measure from the heel to the tip of your longest toe.



To Find Your Width:

Measure the distance between the two widest points on your foot. Reduce this number by 5 mm, or 1/5-inch. The result is the number you will use to determine your foot width.

To find your size, use the inch-to-size table. For example, if you are a man and your foot measures 10" long, you will wear a U.S. size 8 shoe. If you are between measurements, size up to the next larger size. It is easy to add a pair of socks to take up a little extra room but very difficult to make shoes that are too small comfortable.

Note: Just because you are a size 9 in one brand doesn't necessarily mean you are going to be a 9 in another. Footwear sizes and shapes vary from brand to brand. Please keep this in mind.
 

( Men's ) Sizing Chart

Heel to toe
Length
(in inches)

Heel to toe
Length
(in Cm.)

Size (USA)

Narrow Width
(B or C) for
this Size

Medium Width
(D) for
this Size

Extra Wide Width
(2E or 3E) for
this Size

9 5/16

23.7

6

3 2/16

3 8/16

3 14/16

9 1/2

24.1

6 1/2

3 3/16

3 9/16

3 15/16

9 11/16

24.6

7

3 4/16

3 10/16

4

9 13/16

24.9

7 1/2

3 5/16

3 11/16

4 1/16

10

25.4

8

3 6/16

3 12/16

4 2/16

10 3/16

25.9

8 1/2

3 7/16

3 13/16

4 3/16

10 5/16

26.2

9

3 8/16

3 14/16

4 4/16

10 1/2

26.7

9 1/2

3 9/16

3 15/16

4 5/16

10 11/16

27.1

10

3 10/16

4

4 6/16

10 13/16

27.5

10 1/2

3 11/16

4 1/16

4 7/16

11

27.9

11

3 12/16

4 2/16

4 8/16

11 3/16

28.4

11 1/2

3 13/16

4 3/16

4 9/16

11 5/16

28.7

12

3 14/16

4 4/16

4 10/16

11 1/2

29.2

12 1/2

3 15/16

4 5/16

4 11/16

11 11/16

29.7

13

4

4 6/16

4 12/16

11 13/16

30.0

13 1/2

4 1/16

4 7/16

4 13/16

12

30.5

14

4 2/16

4 8/16

4 14/16

12 3/16

31.0

14 1/2

4 3/16

4 9/16

4 15/16

12 5/16

31.3

15

4 4/16

4 10/16

5

 

( Women's ) Sizing Chart

Heel to toe
Length
(in inches)

Heel to toe
Length
(in Cm.)

Size (USA)

Narrow Width
(AA) for
this Size

Medium Width
(B) for
this Size

Wide Width
(D) for
this Size

Extra Wide
Width (EE)
for this Size

8 11/16

22.1

5

2 13/16

3 3/16

3 9/16

3 15/16

8 13/16

22.4

5 1/2

2 14/16

3 4/16

3 10/16

4

9

22.9

6

2 15/16

3 5/16

3 11/16

4 1/16

9 3/16

23.3

6 1/2

3

3 6/16

3 12/16

4 2/16

9 5/16

23.7

7

3 1/16

3 7/16

3 13/16

4 3/16

9 1/2

24.1

7 1/2

3 2/16

3 8/16

3 14/16

4 4/16

9 11/16

24.6

8

3 3/16

3 9/16

3 15/16

4 5/16

9 13/16

24.9

8 1/2

3 4/16

3 10/16

4

4 6/16

10

25.4

9

3 5/16

3 11/16

4 1/16

4 7/16

10 3/16

25.9

9 1/2

3 6/16

3 12/16

4 2/16

4 8/16

10 5/16

26.2

10

3 7/16

3 13/16

4 3/16

4 9/16

10 1/2

26.7

10 1/2

3 8/16

3 14/16

4 4/16

4 10/16

10 11/16

27.1

11

3 9/16

3 15/16

4 5/16

4 11/16

10 13/16

27.5

11 1/2

3 10/16

4

4 6/16

4 12/16

11

27.9

12

3 11/16

4 1/16

4 7/16

4 13/16

 

( Kids' - boys & girls ) Sizing Chart

Heel to toe
Length
(in inches)

Heel to toe
Length
(in Cm.)

Size (USA)

3 5/6

9.7

2T

4

10.2

2.5T

4 1/6

10.6

3T

4 1/3

11

3.5T

4 1/2

11.4

4T

4 2/3

11.9

4.5T

4 5/6

12.3

5T

5

12.7

5.5T

5 1/6

13.1

6T

5 1/3

13.6

6.5T

5 1/2

14

7T

5 2/3

14.4

7.5T

5 5/6

14.8

8T

6

15.2

8.5K

6 1/6

15.7

9K

6 1/3

16.1

9.5K

6 1/2

16.5

10K

6 2/3

16.9

10.5K

6 5/6

17.4

11K

7

17.8

11.5K

7 1/6

18.2

12K

7 1/3

18.6

12.5K

7 1/2

19.1

13K

7 2/3

19.5

13.5K

7 5/6

19.9

1K

8

20.3

1.5K

8 1/6

20.7

2K

8 1/3

21.2

2.5K

8 1/2

21.6

3K

8 2/3

22

3.5K

8 5/6

22.4

4K

9

22.9

4.5K

9 1/6

23.3

5K

9 1/3

23.7

5.5K

9 1/2

24.1

6K


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Shoe Size Protection Plan

 

If customer selects UPS for original shipping, CheapBowlingBalls.com will send you one UPS return label to get the shoes that do not fit back to us, and for the correct shoe size to be resent back to you one time only.

If customer selects USPS for original shipping, the customer will be responsible to ship the shoes back to us using USPS Standard Post and we will credit the amount of shipping back to you. CheapBowlingBalls.com will then send the correct shoe size back to you one time only using USPS Standard Post.

The shoe size protection plan must be purchased at the same time as the shoes. If ordering multiple pairs of shoes only the pair(s) which purchased the shoe size protection will be honored.

Shoe Size Protection Plan is valid only for the same model shoe you purchased just in a different size. You may not switch shoe models.

Valid only in the Continental US.


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Shoe Size Protection Plan

 

If customer selects UPS for original shipping, CheapBowlingBalls.com will send you one UPS return label to get the shoes that do not fit back to us, and for the correct shoe size to be resent back to you one time only.

If customer selects USPS for original shipping, the customer will be responsible to ship the shoes back to us using USPS Standard Post and we will credit the amount of shipping back to you. CheapBowlingBalls.com will then send the correct shoe size back to you one time only using USPS Standard Post.

The shoe size protection plan must be purchased at the same time as the shoes. If ordering multiple pairs of shoes only the pair(s) which purchased the shoe size protection will be honored.

Shoe Size Protection Plan is valid only for the same model shoe you purchased just in a different size. You may not switch shoe models.

Valid only in the Continental US.


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Special Instructions


Please add any special notes you have regarding Weight, Pin Placement, Top Weight or any other requests you have for us.

Please give us some room when requesting ball specs, we ask for:

 2 oz margin for Gross Weight (EX. 15.1-15.3 Gross)
.5-1" margin for pin placement (Ex. 3-4" Pin)
.5-1 oz. margin for Top Weight (Ex. 2.5-3.5 oz Top)


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  • Hyper Cell Fused Bowling Ball
  • Nucleus Core (14-16 lbs)
  • Modified Triliptic Core (12-13 lbs)
  • Hook Potential

SKU: RG157
Reg. Price: $244.95 Our Price: $169.95
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Quantity:
191 units available

Description 

Roto Grip Hyper Cell Fused Bowling Ball


Synthesis Complete!
Why? Because this marks the first time in the history of forever that we have launched a polished hybrid version of a Cell in the United States market.

Core...
Hands down, the Nucleus™ Core has to be the most forgiving and versatile asymmetrical core ever produced. No matter how you drill it or how you throw it, this core gets into motion and stays in motion.

Cover...
On the outside you will find one of our newest coverstock creations, better known as eTrax-H18™ (eTrax = Enhanced Traction). This new formulation has enhanced polymer technology in both the solid and the pearl thus making this the strongest hybrid coverstock released by Roto Grip to date!

Condition...
This ball will be sure to claim a spot in everyone's arsenal. Whether you leave it shiny out of the box, or you scuff it to gain more traction, the new Hyper Cell Fused will undoubtedly become a fan favorite on a variety of conditions.

Roto Grip Hyper Cell Fused Tech Sheet

Reviews

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by daniel skitt storm staffer
on 5/12/2018
Hyper Cell Fused Ball Review
Another day another ball review lol.Im here to talk about another great roto grip release the hyper cell fused.Very colorful great job on the colors really injoy the mix colour combo makes the ball really stand out every where you go.The one thing i like about this ball in the the core is used from the original cell,but adding a hybrid cover really made this ball different from all the other cells that were designed.The one thing i see with this ball is alot of down lane motion tons of backend. Can you say left turn please lol. very clean threw the fronts still some good midlane from the hybrid cover stock and wham bam backend lol.Ive drilled some for my clients and they love this ball alot of them have had pretty much all the cell balls designed and when they heared about this one they just had to have it lol.I would really recommened this ball for any bowler out there i cant say or see anything wrong with this ball i really injoy mine and i will keep using it every time im out on the lanes.Great job roto grip this is y you and storm are the best brands in bowling keep it going cant wait to see what you come out with next.
by Tony Marino
on 5/10/2018
HCF
Hyper Cell Fused (HCF) The Hyper Cell Fused combines the hybrid eTrax-H18 cover stock and Nucleus core. That combination creates a strong shape on the back. Because of the quick revving core, the HCF’s backend is more midlane for me than skid snap. I personally love how fast the Nucleus core transitions (dating all the way back to the Cell Pearl), so I am happy to see some of the same core shape that has become so loved still in this new release. The new hybrid eTrax-H18 cover is probably the most versatile cover I have used in the Cell line. Out of box the HCF will give you great backend for a hybrid, but I was also able to knock some of the shine off and the HCF picked up the fronts really well and smoothed out the shape tremendously. All in all, if you are looking for a highend ball with controllable backend, Hyper Cell Fused is it.
by Tommy Gollick
on 5/8/2018
Hyper Cell Fused review by Tommy Gollick
The Hyper Cell Fused is a long overdue addition to the Cell series in the HP4 line of balls from Roto Grip. The Fused brings a new coverstock to the table called eTrax-H18. This is a hybrid version, and has similar characteristics (strong off the spot, but still reads the oil without over skating) to the Hyper Cell Skid. The jet black/silver/violet color combination really catches your eye, and looks great on the ball return. The Hyper Cell Fused uses the same tried and true Nucleus core that was in previous Cells. I drilled my Hyper Cell Fused 4x5.5x3, using the Storm VLS system. For those who want a visual, the 4x5.5x3 layout puts the pin just to the left and even with my ring finger, and puts the mass bias just a little to the left of my grip line below the thumb (my PAP is currently 5” straight across). I needed a small X hole to make legal, which I placed on my PAP. The Hyper Cell Fused picks up on the lane earlier than my Hyper Cell Skid which has a layout of 5x5.5x2.5. Comparing the Fused to something more current, the Fused is similar through the front of the lane as my Code Red (also a polished hybrid), but comes off the spot stronger and more angular. I have been able to use my Fused on medium to longer patterns ranging from 38-43 feet, with medium to heavy volumes. I have also touched the surface of the Fused with as much as 1000 abralon, to use on the higher volumes, and still had angle in the backend, unlike some balls that smooth out too much and hit flat with surface. The Fused is no different than any other balls that I have thrown with the Nucleus core, in that I can go up the boards, and move in and curve it, depending on release and oil pattern. I believe that versatility is what has made all the Cell balls so good. Thank you for taking the time to read my review of the Hyper Cell Fused. If you haven’t had the chance to try a ball with the Nucleus core, you don’t want to miss this one. With a versatile Hybrid cover that rolls good in the box shined finish, or with some surface added, the Fused will add a piece in your arsenal that gives you a strong, angular motion through the backend. Own It!
by Matt Rubright
on 5/2/2018
Roto Grip Hyper Cell Fused (Layout 60 x 5 ¼ x 35)
The Roto Grip Hyper Cell Fused consists of the well-known Nucleus Core wrapped in a Hybrid TX-18 Coverstock. The Hyper Cell Fused is quite a clean piece and is also quite angular down lane. The RG of 2.52 and Differential (#16) of 0.048 and Intermediate Differential of 0.017 give you plenty of options when going to drill this ball. I am personally not a huge fan of bigger asymmetric balls because they tend to read too quick in the midlane and never quite get to the spot; and if it does it never has enough energy to go through the pins. The Roto Grip Hyper Cell Fused does not do this because of the hybrid coverstock. I find that the Roto Grip Hyper Cell Fused matches up best for me, on a medium to longer oil pattern. I will find myself using this ball as the transition occurs because this ball is a little cleaner and more angular than a ball I would typically use on a fresh pattern, unless I am trying to open up the pocket angle on a longer pattern.
by Casey Mattingly
on 4/8/2018
HyperCell Fused
Layout: 60 x 5 x 35 This is my go to layout for new balls. I get a very good read of the lanes and what a ball will do, with this layout. Let me start by saying that the Eternal Cell is my Favorite Ball of all time. I have had a ton of success with the Nucleus Core and my hopes were high even before I drilled the newest addition the the Cell Line. The fine folks at RotoGrip did not let me down on this one. This ball Has a similar motion through the fronts and midland as my Eternal Cells did, but the Angle that this ball creates is unreal. I used it at box finish for a few nights of league and because I bowl on Wood, I decided to hit it with a 3000 pad. Once I did this it tamed down the angularity enough that when I missed or when the lanes changed just enough, I would leave 4 pins or 9 pins and not greek churches or Big Fours. The Biggest plus for me is how continuous this ball is as well as the other balls with the Nucleus Core. I can chase the shot left all night and the ball will
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Lane Condition: Medium to Heavy Oil
Coverstock: eTrax-H18 Hybrid Reactive
Weight Block: Nucleus Core (14-16 lbs)
Light Weight Block: Modified Triliptic Core (12-13 lbs)
Ball Finish: 1500-grit Polished
Ball Color: Jet Black/Silver/Violet
R.G. / Diff.: #12 - 2.62 / .040
#13 - 2.60 / .040
#14 - 2.57 / .046
#15 - 2.52 / .056
#16 - 2.52 / .048
Mass Bias Strength: #15 - .018
Durometer: 73-75 on D-Scale
Flare: High
Manufacturer SKU: RYF
Date Released: January 12, 2017
Warranty: 1 Year Warranty
Roto Grip Asymmetric Drill Sheet

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