Hammer Scorpion Sting

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Hammer Scorpion Sting

The Hammer Scorpion Sting is ready to strike! This performance ball takes the successful LED core to the next level by increasing the RG and differential and calling it LED 3.0. The mid-performance Scorpion Sting is wrapped in the shiny Symtex Pearl coverstock which is helpful when the oil starts to disappear. This core and cover combination helps create a great length with an impressive change of direction and a more continuous backend on medium oil conditions.

  • Color: Teal/Silver/Purple
    All colors do vary somewhat from the picture shown
  • Core: LED 3.0 (14-16#) (modified core for 12-13#)
  • Coverstock: Symtex Pearl
  • Finish: 500, 1000, 1500 Siaair/Crown Factory Compound
  • Reaction: Strong midlane and backend
  • RG: 2.485 (15# ball)
  • Differential: 0.045 (15# ball)
  • Recommended Lane Condition: Medium Oil
  • FCC Rating: Total- 24.5, Finish- 7.75, Core- 7.5, Cover- 9.25
  • Manufacturer's Warranty: Two years from purchase date
  • A few tiny pit holes in the cover stock of the ball are normal
  • SKU: HAM60106803
  • Product ID: 14105
  • Brand: Hammer
  • Category: Bowling Balls
  • Ball Performance: Mid Performance Balls

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12/4/2022
By Trackstar85 from Renton, WA
5/5 Stars
Best Uses:

Medium Oil

Bottom Line:

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Creating A Sting On The Lanes

It Is Definitely All In The Name Of The Ball Well Hammer Comes Out With Another Winner With The Scorpion Sting.. All You Scorpion Fans Are Definitely Gonna Want To Add This Bowling Ball To Your Bag.. This Pearl Is A Great Mid Performance Bowling Ball That Will Go Down Lane When The Stronger Bowling Balls Are Just Hooking Too Much! You Will Definitely Get The Length Down Lane And Drive Through The Pins. A Bowling Ball That Is Definitely Good For All Sorts Of Rev Rates And Bowler Types... Very Versatile Bowling Ball Out There On The Market Right Now Can Play Multiple Angles Toward The Pocket... Especially Good For Playing Straight Up The Boards And When You Need To Move Inside When The Transition Hits You Definirely Can Get The Same Drive Through The Pins Even Playing Deeper On The Lane.. The Pearlized Cover Allows For A Smooth Downlane Motion. To Change Up The Cover Added A 2000 Grit Surface And Definitely When Moving Left And Inside You Get A Better Ball Motion Toward The Pocket! Overall A Great Ball For A Tournament Bowler Or House Bowler Then Needs The Length And Smooth Transition ! Make Sure To Visit Your Local Pro Shop Today And Order One The Shelf Appeal On This Ball Is Also Great To Look Out Even Better Down Lane .

10/2/2022
By TheHopeDiamond22 from WA
5/5 Stars
Bottom Line:

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Scorpion Sting

Perfect complement to the Scorpion solid. Easy ball down when the solid becomes too much. Great ball up from the Vibe when you need more motion. Good middle of the bag pearl. Easy length with strong backend. Great bang for your buck purchase. Ball motion is very predictable. Has a great shelf appeal. Get yours and go sting your competition.

9/29/2022
By Sweetpea Bowl from Worcester, Massachusetts
5/5 Stars
Best Uses:

medium to lighter volumes

Bottom Line:

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Hammer Scorpion Sting

I had a chance to work with the new Hammer Scorpion Sting today. I tried it on our fresh lower volume THS. The layout I used is 50 x 4 1/2 x 25. I tried it at box surface which is Crown Factory Compound. The Scorpion Sting has a modified symmetric core used in the original Hammer Scorpion wrapped by the purple/silver/turquoise Symtex Pearl cover. I have tried the Scorpion Sting on Kegel Neon, our house shot, which is a low volume, longer pattern.

The intent of the ball is to be a cleaner version of the original Scorpion...a ball to fit in between the Widow Ghost and the Ocean Vibe. From what I see, it appears that the intended purpose of the ball was achieved. For a compare and contrast, I threw my Ocean Vibe today with the Scorpion Sting. The Ocean Vibe, even with a pin down layout which should be a slower/longer transition, is to my eye, a bit quicker than the Sting. The Sting is a little slower/smoother than the Vibe...but definitely quicker than the original Scorpion. Thus, the Scorpion Sting will be best used on medium to lighter volumes of oil- definitely in play when the pattern is breaking down and you need a cleaner piece. I also think that this ball will be effective with a number of different players, styles, rev rates etc.

The Hammer Scorpion Sting is currently available. See your pro shop for more information!

9/26/2022
By Kevin Nagasawa from Renton, WA
5/5 Stars
Best Uses:

Medium To Light Oil Patterns

Bottom Line:

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Create A Sting On The Lanes

All Of You Hammer Bowling Fans And Scorpion Fans Another Great Bowling Ball Has Come Out From Hammer And Its Becoming One Of My Favorite Bowling Balls Already. This New Mid Performance Bowling And Most Recent Pearlized Cover Stock Makes This Bowling Ball Very Versatile For Any Type Of Bowler. This Ball Likes The Transition And A Little Bit Breakdown And Friction And This Ball Really Reacts Well On The Lane. This Ball Will Definitely Be Great For Medium-Lower Volume Oil Patterns Or Shorter Length Patterns. A Great Ball For Tournaments Or Friction Based House Shots. When Lanes Transition Can Move Left And Play A Tight Inside Line To The Pocket What's Left Of The Oil In The Middle Part Of The Lane Or Allows You To Stay Further Right When The High Performance Bowling Balls Are Hooking Too Much. This Ball Is Very Versatile And Great For All Types Of Bowlers And Rev Rates. Make Sure To Visit Your Local Pro Shop Today And Create A Sting On The Lanes With The New Scorpion Sting.

9/13/2022
By chris from palm springs
5/5 Stars
Bottom Line:

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Sting so good

Fresh out the box for league and this ball is a beast for a sym pearl. i love the rounded shape down lane and hits with authority.

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What is a modified core?

10/4/2022 - By

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The weight block is different on the lower weights (12-13lbs). Here is a link to view the different weight blocks on Hammers website: https://hammerbowling.com/collections/mide-performance/products/scorpion-sting

10/11/2022 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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