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Brunswick BVP Mammoth Reviewed By: backup28 06/11/2007 13:26 ( stars)
18 of 20 people found this review helpful.
I have a 13 pound Brunswick BVP Mammoth and it's coverstock is kinda touchy with certain oil patterns it has to be just right for real oily condition's, I throw a backup ball and the highest game I've been able to get with it is a 195 but I have it slightly polished and am still working with it. It is good on conditions that aren't super oily.
Brunswick BVP Mammoth Reviewed By: coreyjt8 07/13/2007 18:41 ( stars)
9 of 9 people found this review helpful.
This is a very good ball for people that want to learn to throw the all mighty hook. It will help you to see were you need to place the ball to get the best reaction out of it.
Brunswick BVP Mammoth Reviewed By: Big J on Patrol 02/03/2007 21:47 ( stars)
8 of 8 people found this review helpful.
I bought the Brunswick BVP Mammoth bowling ball on Friday. Today is Thursday. The first time using it I had a 200,212,200 for a 612 series. This ball is made for big hook and synthetic lanes, as well as, oily conditions. I strongly recommend this ball.
Brunswick BVP Mammoth Reviewed By: Kingpin710 01/15/2008 10:31 ( stars)
7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
The Brunswick BVP Mammoth bowling ball is a great ball and it is cheap. The break is good and so is the coverstock. Raised my average a bit. This is a must buy for any bowler.
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Brunswick BVP Mammoth Reviewed By: mrmomsuperdad 03/02/2007 20:14 ( stars)
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
The Brunswick BVP Mammoth bowling ball is advertised as a mid-priced super hooker with control. That's about as perfect a description as you can get. I started bowling again in about 1994 and have gone through many balls, and have fought with every one of them, never able to get the ball to work like it was built up to. I was never able to get my average above the mid 180's. However, with the Brunswick BVP Mammoth, the last three weeks I've averaged over 200. It has been a joy to throw! It's almost effortless. All you need is simple adjustments for changing lane conditions. This ball is so very easy to control, easy to throw, and easy on the wallet. A combo you can't beat and with this ball you will be hard to beat.
Brunswick BVP Mammoth Reviewed By: ttty2t1j3 04/08/2009 14:38 ( stars)
This is a great ball to use. It has very controllable length, a backend that is reliable, and when you hit the pocket you strike no matter what. I've found great success using this ball. The only problem I have it is that if your are throwing on heavy oil, the ball gets covered with it and you lose reaction. However this is a ball that I can always rely. Whether on wood lanes where I work, or bowling elsewhere on synthetics. Where ever this ball goes it works wonders.
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Brunswick BVP Mammoth Reviewed By: killerstriker 04/19/2008 19:32 ( stars)
I am now at my third ball in the BVP series. It is very good in heavy oil because of its high load particle coverstock. On any oil it is a good ball. The ball is a little bit harder to control than the wizard but it is still a very good ball. It took the place of the sidewinder as my second go to ball.
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Brunswick BVP Mammoth Reviewed By: smokey102977 03/27/2008 03:25 ( stars)
After reviewing several different balls, I decided to purchase this ball for one of my teammates. He was having a difficult time throwing a hook and carrying the deck. The primary reason I picked this ball was the high load particle. It allows the ball to read the lane early and correct on poorly thrown shots. My teammate had a 101 average before I drilled this ball for him. We drilled it fairly straight up with minimal side weight due to the fact that he has a low rev rate and slow ball speed. The ball hooks great for his style of bowling and he has averaged 145 for the past 4 weeks with the new ball. If you are just getting into bowling and are trying to get a ball to hook for you give the Mammoth a try and you won't be disappointed.
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Brunswick BVP Mammoth Reviewed By: DLT 03/14/2008 07:46 ( stars)
Got back into bowling this winter after a 22 year hiatus. Been throwing an old rubber Ebonite Personal. I throw a semi-roller with a lot of lift. The Mammoth fits my style perfectly. It does very good on oily lanes and for me has a very predictable hook. On my third game with it I hit a high of 185. This ball carries the pocket well. If you are wanting a great value ball this is the one.
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Brunswick BVP Mammoth Reviewed By: BJI Reviews By Joe Cerar Jr. 02/14/2007 00:00 ( stars)
20 of 20 people found this review helpful.
Core Design: Brunswick has a newly designed core for this BVP entry. The Rocket core is symmetric in nature and has a low RG rating of 2.499 with a .045 Diff. We saw 5' of track flare with both 4.5' pins (one with a weight hole) and our 3.5 pin.
Coverstock:The solid particle cover is sanded with 400 grit and is colored in copper and blue. The base is activator, and is infused with a high load of particle.
Says Brunswick, The BVP Mammoth brings two new technologies into the BVP line, Multi-Sided Symmetric Core Technology and Activator High Load Particle Coverstock, to create performance that improves on the reaction of balls such as the BVP Goliath and Swamp Monster. The Activator cover alone is worth the price of admission. Bowlers who liked the Goliath should enjoy the fact that the Mammoth hooks both earlier and more.
This ball will not overshoot the breakpoint for almost any style of bowler on any medium to heavier volume pattern. -We had no need to back down our ball speed on our heavier or longer patterns. The Mammoth wants to read the midlane, and there is very little one can do to prevent it. The Mammoth is an early motion ball with plenty of continuation, as long as it's used on the proper oil pattern for an individual's speed-to-rev ratio.
When to Use:
The Mammoth will match up well on medium to oilier volumes on either wood or synthetics. Players with higher speed-to-rev ratios could find success on lighter volumes as long as the pattern had decent length. We had our best results playing right of 12th board to the gutter; this keeps our shoulders more square to our target lines. Most particles are classified as slow response covers, which means they don't make quick, assertive moves off friction. Particles respond more gradually off dry boards, which makes them the perfect choice for bowlers looking for a smooth reaction, similar to that of yesteryear's urethane. But do realize these are dramatically more aggressive than your old burgundy Hammer when encountering today's higher viscosity oils.
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Brunswick BVP Mammoth Reviewed By: that1bowler300 02/03/2007 16:54 ( stars)
14 of 14 people found this review helpful.
The Brunswick BVP Mammoth bowling ball has a special place in my heart now. I went to a Junior Gold Tournament in Everett to try and qualify for the Junior Gold Tournament in Buffalo New York. It was on a PBA pattern that I hadn't bowled on before and didn't know anything about. We bowled 6 games and I used this ball the whole time. After it was all over, I found out that I won the Junior Gold. I'm only 14 bowling against guys that average 220 and are 18-21 years old. And I won using a 15 pound BVP Mammoth. I ended up with an 1167. All thanks to the Mammoth.
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Brunswick BVP Mammoth Reviewed By: MHSIndianBowler 06/09/2010 20:51 ( stars)
What can I say about this ball.... oh ya it hooks like a monster as soon as it hits a dry spot. This ball hooks really early for me and i naturally have a high hook rate so this is something i can only use when i go to nationals.
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Brunswick BVP Mammoth Reviewed By: b4ldb4st4d 03/20/2008 06:43 ( stars)
This ball is something else out of the box. It really grabs the lane and just rolls up to the pocket like a freight train. However, the big problem with this ball and every other Brunswick ball I've ever thrown, the coverstock becomes absolutely saturated with oil. I bought mine about a year ago and have already had to resurface about 6 times. It became a great spare ball back at my former house after about 15 games. I was able to have one great week with it though... 3 270+ games in a 5 day span!
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