Brunswick's successful relaunch of the Quantum product line continues with the Quantum Classic Black. This bowling ball features high-density Quantum Mushroom cores along with a thicker urethane coverstocks. This thicker coverstock offers durability, longevity, and massive hitting power. This ball is unique in that each core has a unique design to compensate for the gross weight of the ball, the core's dynamics, and the balls hook potential. This ball uses Brunswick's Realtivity Flip Solid coverstock formula which creates skid through the front part of the lane, then a powerful backend reaction when bowling on medium oil conditions.
On the very first shot, I saw a difference in the Classic Black Quantum compared with the Forest Green and the Fire Pearl. There is no doubt about it that this ball has more of a skid/flip motion compared with the other two Quantums.
Now, I'm a left handed tweener with a moderate rev rate. This ball definitely had a much stronger motion than my other two Quantums. What I like about this ball is that the skid/flip motion allows for a little more recovery down lane. It gives me that little extra kick to slap out the seven pin and stay with the ball a little bit longer before moving to another piece of equipment.
Like my other Quantums, this ball needs some oil in order to get it down lane but it does hit like a truck. I also like how increasing my ball speed a little bit seems to tame the "flip" downlane and still come strongly off the spot. I'm excited to have this ball see some tournament action in the upcoming weeks!
Pin Length: 3.4 inches
Starting Top Weight: 2.5 oz
Ball Weight: 15 lbs 4 oz
Ball: 70 x 4.5 x 55
xhole: xhole low on the VAL
Rev Rate: 375 rpms
Ball Speed:17 mph off hand
PAP/Track: 4 3/4 over 3/4 up
Grit: Grey Scotchbrite plus polish
Type: (Matte, Polish, Sanded): polished
Lengths of patterns: 41 foot house
Length: Clean through the front with a strong backend
Back End: Flip
Overall Hook: aggressive
Midlane Read: very little
Breakpoint Shape: flip
Likes: hitting power, backend reaction, versatility
The Black Quantum is a versatile ball that offers better than average hitting power on moderate conditions. I find that it gives me more recovery down lane than the Forrest Green Quantum with more overall hook than the Red Quantum. This ball seems to be very comfortable with angles that are closed or open. I can see myself using it in situations where I need more angle going through the conditions on moderate conditions. I feel it will be the perfect option to use when my Green Quantum or my Inferno are too early. This ball gives more angle and recovery when other balls are flattening out and starting too soon. This one also comes with the option for the free 3 ball bag. Check out the Black quantum for more backend recovery and a bonus 3 ball bag!
Drilled my black quantum pin above both fingers with the cg kicked and a hole on my axis. For me this is by far the cleanest and most continuous quantum of the 3. It's extremely controllable for the amount of angle this ball has. It falls directly in the middle of the green and the fire quantum. Personally for me it reminds me of a cleaner and more angular version of the versa max which was one of my favorite balls of all time. When my green quantum starts losing energy or burns up I can go right to the black quantum without hesitation. Highly recommended this ball
If you liked the Forest Green and Fire Red Quantum, you are going to love the Classic Black Quantum. I drilled mine with the pin under the fingers, 30x4.5x60. With this layout I can use the ball on mid to dry lane conditions. It is so smooth through the front and mid part of the lane that when everything in my bag wants to hook early, this ball gets the job done. The Classic Black Quantum is available now, you don't want to be at a disadvantage from your competition, so get to your local Proshop and drill this ball ASAP. Also if you purchase the ball before October 31st you will receive a free special edition triple tote.