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Motiv Jackal Flash

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Why should I choose the Motiv Jackal Flash?

  • Strongest Motiv asymmetic pearl to date
  • Clean through fronts with fast response on backend
  • Performance technology packed into this ball produces pin-crushing continuation
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Motiv Jackal Flash

The legend of the Jackal continues with the Motiv Jackal Flash Pearl. This high-performance bowling ball is the strongest asymmetric pearl ball that Motiv has created to date. The Jackal Flash was built to be cleaner through the front of the lane with a quicker response on the backend. This is achieved by combining the Predator V2 weight block with the Infusion HV Pearl Reactive coverstock and finished with a 5000 LSP. This combination offers continuation with max revs and track flare while providing length and a strong angle that is needed when making adjustments on heavy oil patterns. This ball was designed to be an early transition ball for heavier oil but it also pairs well with rev dominant bowlers as the first ball out of their bag. Bowlers that are more speed dominant who usually struggle when throwing a pearl ball will find the Jackal Flash to be extra versatile on moderate conditions.

  • Color: Orange/Silver/Blue
    All colors do vary somewhat from the picture shown
  • Coverstock: Infusion HV Pearl Reactive
  • Core: Predator V2
  • Finish: 5000 Laser Scanned Polished
  • RG: 2.47 (15# ball)
  • Differential: 0.054 (15# ball)
  • Recommended Lane Condition: Heavy Oil
  • A few tiny pit holes in the cover stock of the ball are normal
  • SKU: TLMTVBJKFSH
  • Product ID: 12999
  • Brand: Motiv
  • Category: Bowling Balls
  • Ball Performance: High-Performance Balls

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10/7/2020
By Nonickles from Cold Spring MN
5/5 Stars
Pros:

Continuous, Well Built / Quality

Cons:

Dry Lanes

Bottom Line:

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Fantastic Jackal

I would like to start out by saying, this is the ball I was hoping Motiv was going to make. Utilizing the ever-successful Predator V2 core with their most continuous cover to date. The Jackal Flash is no joke, it is a strong piece of equipment that continues like no other Motiv ball before. This is what I like to see in a strong Asymmetrical Pearl; clean through the heads, starts to read the back half of the mids and continuous when encountering friction. In the past, Motiv big Asym. pearls would stand up and go forward making it hard to get in deep and boom to the right with confidence. Jackal Flash is a huge step in the right direction for Motiv bowling on their skid/flip motion the are seeking.

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9/25/2020
By N3K from Moore, Oklahoma
5/5 Stars
Pros:

Attractive, Comfortable Grip, Flawless Surface, Great Weight

Best Uses:

Local Bowling Alley, Tournaments

Bottom Line:

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Strong and Angular

Drilled at 40x4x40 for me. This ball is by far Motivs strongest pearl ball. If you have a hard time playing deep, then this ball is for you!
When I get a new ball, I always test and strike at 5 different arrows. As I moved left, I loved how much the ball carried and not lose energy.
The ball out the box was a bit to floppy for me, so I surfaced with a 2000 grit surface to blend and stay more consistent at the break point for me.

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Question:

If i add more polish to make it like glossy look, can it perform in long medium oil?

8/24/2020 - By

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Answer:

This comes out of the box with a pretty smooth polished finish already so it will have decent length already. However, even with a polished finish this ball is still rated more for heavier oil conditions. If the pattern is longer it should still be strong enough to come back on the backend. I would not suggest this for more medium conditions because it will be too strong for those conditions.

8/24/2020 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Question:

How does this ball compare or differ from the Motiv Trident Abyss?

9/4/2020 - By

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Answer:

This would actually be a closer comparison to the Trident Nemesis. The Abyss has a duller finish on a solid cover and the Nemesis is a pearl cover with a polished finish which is what the Jackal Flash has.

9/8/2020 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Question:

How is the Flash compared to the Alpha

9/10/2020 - By

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The key difference is the Flash is a pearl coverstock with a polished finish to go longer on the lanes with a sharper backend. The Alpha is a solid cover with a duller finish to read the lanes earlier and have a smoother arcing hook down the lane.

9/11/2020 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Question:

Is this ball stronger than original trident.

9/17/2020 - By

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Because the Jackal Flash is designed for more length it would not have a high of an overall hook potential as the Trident. The Jackal Flash has a stronger backend but the Trident have a higher hook potential overall.

9/18/2020 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Question:

whats the difference from this ball to the forge fire ?

9/21/2020 - By

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The Jackal Flash will have a pearl cover and a more polished cover to give it more length and a sharper backend while the Forge Fire is a hybrid cover with a 4000 grit finish to give it a little earlier read and smoother reaction. The Jackal Flash is still going to have a stronger overall hook because the Jackal series is a little higher performance than the Forge line.

9/21/2020 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Question:

much difference between flash and omega crux ? thanks

10/8/2020 - By

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The Flash will be longer with a sharper backend. It has a polished finish compared to the duller 3000 grit finish on the Omega Crux.

10/9/2020 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Question:

whats different from the flash to the jackal gold ? thanks

10/8/2020 - By

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This ball will give you more length because of the out-of-box finish and this will make for a sharper backend hook than the Golden Jackal. The Golden Jackal had a 4000 grit finish which help smooth out the backend some.

10/9/2020 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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much difference from the flash to the astro physix ?

10/15/2020 - By

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These are very comparable options. They are both pearl coverstocks with a polished finish to give you great length. Also both are high performance options designed to handle heavier oil conditions.

10/15/2020 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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