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By Jimmy Casteel from Evansville, IN
Dream On Review by Jimmy Casteel
Drilling: Pin up between fingers, MB strong position kicked out
Surface: OOB 4000 Sanded
Lane condition: 41ft THS
Description: THIS BALL HOOKS. The Dream was one of my favorite balls in the new 900 Global line, and this ball just gives you that extra 2 boards or so of room when the lanes are really slick or you are bowling on the fresh. As compared to the Dream, the Dream On still has a clean motion through the heads because of the hybrid coverstock, but it picks up a bit earlier than the Dream and has a smoother transition on the backend. Being an asymmetric ball, the Dream On still has a hard move off the friction, but it is a bit more controllable than the Dream when you have less margin of error down lane. This ball should be the go to ball when bowling on long oil patterns.
By Slappy from York, PA
Favorite Rerelease for 2018-2019
Used the Dream On for a PBA Shark pattern for an ABT event in Maple Shade, NJ. Lead qualifying and the OOB finish worked great. Started with this ball based on a recommendation by Chris Barnes.
By Stanley Waite from Dover, DE
Cover Stock: 74 Response Hybrid
Finish: 4000 Pad
Core: Identity Asymmetric
Layout: 70 x 5 x 70
Intermediate Diff: 0.024
The Alpha 750 Series Dream On is a very versatile ball to have in your bag for all levels of bowlers. The hybrid cover allows the ball to store energy and make it through the front part of the lane cleanly. The Identity Asymmetric core then gives the ball an angular finish to the pocket. My ball is drilled pin down below the bridge with the CG kicked out to the right. For a low to mid rev player this ball gives me a multiple lines to the pocket on medium to heavy oil patterns. This is a great ball to have in your bag, get one today!
900 Global Staff Member
By Sean C from Indianapolis
I drilled this ball with the pin at 1:30 off my ring finger and the MB about an inch right of my thumb hole and used 1500-grit on the cover. I have recently had a love affair with most hybrid bowling balls and this one quickly shot of the charts on my usage list. This ball is very versatile and will handle heavier oil patterns as well as the dreaded over/under ball reactions you tend to get late in game 2 start of game 3 in a typical league night. This ball will start to read nicely at about 42' and give you that strong continuation drive to the pocket. (My PAP is 5 3/4" right and 5/8" up, ball speed is about 15.5mph and medium rev rate)
By Ken Bland, Jr from Cibolo, TX.
This was one fantastic ball & a great compliment to the Deam. It gets through the heads like all 900 Global balls do, but it reads the mids early & comes back with a strong arcing motion. A great ball on all med to heavy oil conditions.
By ScottMcIntire from Alexandria, VA
Dream On!!! Wow!
Layout: Pin above Ring Finger, MB to the Right of Thumb.
Surface: Box Finish
Lane Condition: Multiple (Sport Shots/House Shots/Multiple Houses)
Rev Rate: 375-400
Used this ball for the first time at the All-Armed Forces Championships on the 2014 43ft USBC Nationals Team Pattern. All I can say is wow! This ball glided through the heads with ease and made a strong but predictable move off the spot. The continuation through the pin deck was unbelievable. I then decided to see what it could do on the shorter 2015 USBC Nationals Team pattern and was just as impressed. It allowed me to move in deeper and open up my angles without fearing that the ball would go sideways on the shorter pattern. The strong but predictable motion this ball creates is great for use on flatter oil patterns where predicting your ball motion is key.
By Allen Windsor from Woodbridge, Virginia
The Dream On
Coverstock: 74 Response hybrid
Finish: 4000 Pad
Core: Identity Asymmetrical
Layout: 45 x 4 ¾ x 45
Intermediate Diff: 0.024
2015 Nationals Team Pattern (38 Feet) - Synthetic Surface
I tested my Dream On against the Dream. With this testing done on a shorter pattern, the Dream On did exactly what I anticipated. The Dream On over all just HOOKS. For a high-end asymmetrical piece it is very clean through the fronts but still picks up a little earlier then the Dream because of the hybrid coverstock. When the Dream becomes to much of the skid snap motion you see from a pearl, you will be able to switch to the Dream On and still get the angular motion but more controllable down lane. With the controllable down lane motion, I found it more versatile to different hand positions then the original Dream.
Smooth angular motion
Very clean through the fronts
The Dream On is one of the most angular hybrid asymmetrical pieces I have thrown. It should be used on patterns that have more head oil and that are blended out.
900 GLOBAL REGIONAL STAFFER
By Donnie from Yuma, Arizona
If I am dreaming, Don't wake me UP!
League average: 233
Rev Rate: 400-450
Speed: 17-17.5 mph
Me on a THS: I normally throw about board 15 to 7.
Drilling: Stacked drilling. Pin 1" above and right of the index finger with the CG and Mass Bias in line with the pin, parallel with the centerline of the ball.
Ladies and Gentlemen, the HYPE is real! This ball could very well be the Mike Tyson of hitting power. It is versatile and extremely powerful on a variety of lane conditions. I literally pulled this magical stone out of the box and rolled a 279 to win the league championship!
Not only is this ball very attractive cosmetically, it is a real beast on the lanes. At the factory finish, the ball reads the mid lane extremely well. She has a tight roll early, building the potential energy for a strong snap once it arrives in the friction zone. Just when you think you let it out too far, it comes FLYING back to the pocket with devastating force. With the substantial change in direction, you have a lot of room to play with on the lanes. Higher rev players can swing it easily and have confidence it will return back to the pocket.
A lot of powerful balls tend to send the pins flying or up, the Dream On keeps the pins low
If I am dreaming, don't wake me up!!! People who are unfamiliar with the power and versatility of the 900 Global line will be simply amazed by this piece of equipment. By far one of the best balls to ever roll down a set of lanes. I am not just saying that, it is the truth. Try it out for yourself and tell me I am wrong.
900 Global Staff Player
By Hans S. from Colorado Springs, CO
900 Global Dream On
Pin Length: 3"-3.5"
Starting Top Weight: 3.04oz
Ball Weight: 15.3
Dual Angle Layout: 50* x 4" 40*
Ball Speed: 15.5 - 16
PAP: 4-5/8" (right), 1-1/4" (up)
Grit: OOB (4,000 grit)
Volume: Medium, Medium-Heavy, Heavy
Type: THS, 2014 Tournament of Champions, 2012 US Open, 2014 USBC Masters, 2015 USBC Masters, 2015 USBC Open Team Pattern
If you were in love with the Dream like I was and really wanted the same ball in a solid, enter the Dream On! The only thing is this one is a hybrid! The reaction of the Dream On is nothing short of spectacular. It is really hard to believe it isn't a solid. This is the perfect ball to start out with and be able to open the lanes up and move deep with. I couldn't believe how much recovery room this ball allowed. I went with a more aggressive layout, 50*x4"x40* because I wanted a strong asymmetrical that I would be able to use on some oil and on flatter patterns. Let me tell you, what I got was clean through the heads and a strong backend move. Just what I was looking for. This ball really begins to rev up midlane but conserves its energy for the backend move. Pins don't stand a chance. It will almost certainly be your ball of choice for when you need a strong backend on flatter patterns. What's even better is, when the Dream On starts reading too early, you have the perfect compliment in the Dream. No need to move. After one shot with this ball and you will be hooked!
Hans Schell, 900 Global Regional Staff; Colorado Springs, CO
By Kyle Wilkes from Omaha, NE
Keep on dreamin on!
3" Pin placed 1" out
Mass bias strong
OOB 4000 grit
Dream On is the ball you'll need for the medium/medium-heavy conditions where you need some length and a strong roll or more angularity into the pocket. This layout gives the same motion provided by the Break Down but sharpens the angle greatly! This ball just doesn't know when to stop! The most-continuous ball I've seen in quite some time! I believe this ball would be ideal for playing the 45' Masters and similar patterns.
By Mike Melillo from New Jersey
900 Global Dream On - Mike Melillo
The 900 Global Dream On is the perfect compliment to the original Dream. This is the ball you're gonna wanna throw when there is a heavier volume of oil on the lane, this ball is not afraid of oil! The 74 Response Hybrid coverstock really provides a nice smooth reaction. This is one of the first balls out of my bag no matter where/what I'm bowling on.
Mike Melillo: 900 Global Staff Member
By couleurlove from Birmingham, AL
Dream On.... The Dream's companion
The Dream On is a great companion to the Dream. Right out of the box, I averaged 230+ in league on a THS. As a down-and-in bowler (drilled pin high above ring finger) with medium/fast ball speed, the Dream went further down the lane to roll up at the break point; great for all types of lane conditions. The Dream On takes it one step further, with the 74 Response Hybrid Coverstock, it glides down the lane smoothly, and finishes strong due to the Identity Asymmetric core (breaking further up the lane than the Dream). This ball is suited best for those tough tournament/sport shots, but has the versatility to be thrown on various types of lane conditions. Ball speed will help control this on dryer conditions to keep the break point further down the lane.
By officialmr300 from Texas
900 Global Dream On
To start the ball comes with a 4000 pad box finish. The first thing I did was polish the ball. With me having a higher rev rate I layed this ball out 5.5x5 which put my pin over the middle finger. This layout allows me to get the ball down lane and have a sharp turn on the backend. With the Dream On and this layout I don't get the hard skid flip like most balls. This ball gives me great control in the backend when the ball comes off the spot. I am able to use this ball from start to finish for league only having to move a couple boards as the lanes break down. All in all this is another great product from 900 Global.
By EdRock1969 from Indianapolis
900 Global has outdone themselves again, with their latest release "Dream On". I drilled this ball with a 5 1/2 inch pin above bridge of fingers. If you already have the "Dream" this new ball will be about 5 boards more overall hook. With a smoother shape off the spot. I threw it on fresh THS and was able to start right and migrate left without losing the shape of the ball. This 74 coverstock is flatout awesome! If you are looking for a ball that you want to use on THS or any of the heavier oil sport conditions this is the ball for you. This ball should be in your bag if you need something for either of the above lane conditions I just mentioned. When your are throwing this ball you will beat the competition and they will just have to "dream on" about beating you on that day. Well done 900!
By Sling 900 from Chicago
Love this ball. Great carry and energy in the pins for such a strong ball. Great for medium to heavy oil lane conditions. Not for dry lanes. All styles will find a place for this ball. Ball picks up strong in the midlane with a very strong move on the back. Drilled 5.5 x5 no extra hole. The Dream On is about 5 feet earlier and 5 to 8 boards stronger than the Dream, depending on the lane condition.
By Heavytop4 from Racine, WI
Big time hook from Global!
900 Global's new Dream On - the hybrid version of the Dream the definitely the big brother of hook! Drilled mine looking for a little mid lane and backend reaction: 55 degree angle 5" pin to PAP with a 65 degree VAL angle. Lot of mid lane huffing and puffing type roll but it also saves some for the backend giving me a hard arc flip. Surprised to see an easy 5-6 board difference in overall hook between the Dream and Dream because by no means is the Dream not a powerful backend ball. The Dream On with the added hybrid cover is just more!
Could play as deep as I wanted on our THS without sacrificing any carry in the OOB finish. Had to add a little compound polish to the cover in order for me to use for 3 games. Polished I got a little extra skid and a ton of new found backend. With the extra midland this one gives me it's really a beast on medium heavy to heavy oil. Extremely continuous asymmetrical ball that performs at a high level. Great addition to the Dream, 1-2 punch you must have!
By DJ840 from Shelburne
Bigger Hit than Aerosmith's version
THE NAME MAY ALSO BE AEROSMITH'S FIRST HIT, BUT IT IS THE SECOND HIT IN THE DREAM LINE. ADD A 4000 GRIT COVER TO AN ALREADY AMAZING CORE, AND WOW! THIS WILL BE YOUR HEAVY OIL/TOURNAMENT PATTERN BEAST. RECOVERS FROM ANYWHERE FROM WHAT I'VE SEEN. DRILLED MINE IDENTICAL TO THE ORIGINAL DREAM, SO HAVING BOTH IN MY TOURNEY BAG MEANS I CAN HANDLE ANY OIL PATTERN THAT LAYS BEFORE ME. 750 SERIES OUT OF THE BOX WITH TWO NON POCKET HITS THE FIRST FULL NIGHT USING IT. ROLLS A LITTLE LATER THAN THE MOXIE, SO IT MIXES IT UP WELL. IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A BENCHMARK BALL FOR HEAVY CONDITIONS, PICK UP A 900 GLOBAL DREAM ON, AVAILABLE MID DECEMBER!
By Peyton from Rockford, IL
This Ball HOOKS!
I drilled my Dream on 55x5x50 my PAP is 5 1/8" over. The Dream On really read the mid lane well still retaining a ton of energy and giving me a strong down lane motion. A big asymmetrical ball that clears the fronts and retains energy isnt something you see everday! I found the dream on to be 6 boards stronger then my Dream! One of the biggest hooking balls out to date!
By Donny Carr from Laurel Maryland
The Dream On is the perfect compliment to The Dream.
If you find that The Dream is getting slightly past the break point
on your lane condition then you need to put the Dream On on the lanes.
With the hybrid cover and same core as The Dream this ball will check up
sonner and blast to the pocket just like the pearl. The Dream On fits all styles
and delivers outstanding hitting power.
Donny Carr 900 Global/AMF Staff
By mike811 from huntington beach ca.
The New 900 Global Dream On Hybrid what a complement to the Dream. This ball is amazing, I thought the Dream was strong this ball is at least 5-boards stronger. I laid this ball out with 5 ¼ x 3 ½ x 4 ¼, my PAP is 5 3/8 right and ¾ down. I drilled the ball with the pin slightly above and parallel to my fingers with the CG 1-3/8"" right and ½" down from Center grip. The MB was located directly below the center of my thumb and the weight hole was 5-3/8" right and parallel to my thumb. This is close to one of my favorite layouts and this ball is very clean through the front part of lane because of the hybrid cover and has a smoother transition than my Dream on the backend of the lane. I used this ball in two different houses on a fresh 41' and 39' house pattern. The Dream On allowed me start a little more left than the Dream and because it is an asymmetric ball as is the Dream it still retains that strong motion at the Back of the lane. This ball is extremely versatile and will fit all game styles from the high rev player to the low rev player. This is a must ball for everyone.
By AmerEskie from Las Vegas, NV
Layout: 45 X 4 3/8" X 40
Rev Rate: 380-400
House Patterns two different locations.
The Dream On is the strongest ball in the new 900 Global line. It is a good 5 boards stronger than the original Dream for me. It is a good selection for Heavy patterns or lower rev rates. It does not burn up down lane unless it is on the dry side. Polish may need to be added to try to use on medium patterns. Rolls strong threw the pins keeping them low. I don't feel you have to drill this ball to strong to get superior performance for most players. This ball is hook in a box.
Pros: low rev rates, high ball speeds, heavy oil pattern
Cons: slow speeds, lower volume oil patterns.