Since the release of the Virtual Gravity, Storm has been inundated with positive feedback and inquires of future designs. The combination of the Gravity Shift and Virtual Gravity gave bowlers a look that they had never seen before on heavier oil; mid-lane control with explosive back-end reactions. One of the greatest features is their adaptability on changing back-end motion depending on the layout chosen.
Our intent with the Virtual Energy is to utilize the early revving motion and explosive back-end characteristics of the Shape-Lockâ„¢ HD core, along with the performance proven R2Xâ„¢ coverstock. The coverstock is the key element to this equation and engineering the right blend of solids and pearls to create the perfect compliment to its predecessors.
The testing phase brought several factors into play. We tested several coverstock combinations with the profilometer, as well as, on-lane C.A.T.S. testing. Our goal was to develop a ball that utilizes the best characteristics of its predecessors as well as creating its own unique performance.
Our final product is the R2Xâ„¢ Hybrid. The combination of the two pearls and a solid reactive delivers the perfect fit within our product line. The solid generates just enough mid-lane read on the heavier volume patterns, while the two pearlized parts deliver the strong motion on the back-end.
The Virtualâ„¢ Energy is the perfect complement to Storm's Premier line of bowling balls.
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Seconds are due to a cosmetic blemish, but the specifications fall out of the 2-4" & 2-4 oz. range. There are a couple of areas that the ball would not meet some first quality manufacturing specifications (i.e. core chip or engraving error).
NOTE: Due to the limited availability of Blems, X-Outs, and Seconds pin placement and top weight are not guaranteed.