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Motiv Tank Yellowjacket

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What should I know about the Motiv Tank Yellowjacket?
  • The ultimate choice for dominating challenging environments
  • Known for its exceptional control
  • Amazing for bowlers who want to play shallow angles
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Motiv Tank Yellowjacket

The Motiv Tank Yellowjacket is the ultimate choice for conquering demanding bowling environments. Renowned for its exceptional control, the Tank line reaches new heights with the Yellowjacket Tour Edition, featuring a microcell polymer (MCP) coverstock enhanced by MOTIV's innovative Duramax additive. This technology provides a powerful urethane-like shape while remaining adaptable to finish adjustments.Distinguishing itself with the Frixion Mark 5 Solid MCP coverstock, the Tank Yellowjacket utilizes Duramax technology to resist lane shine and maintain the finish profile for extended periods. This is particularly valuable for aggressively sanded bowling balls like this one, boasting a 1000 Grit LSS finish. However, unlike other balls in its performance class, the Tank Yellowjacket is also easily customizable for high-friction environments, allowing for a higher finish with increased energy retention. Remarkably, Duramax technology enables the Yellowjacket to maintain traction even with a higher finish.To achieve the desired ball motion, Motiv carefully selected the Flux core, featuring an ultra-high RG (radius of gyration) and low differential. This core design minimizes down-lane motion, empowering you to utilize the cover texture as a cue for when the ball reads the lane, enabling timely adjustments.At MOTIV, a dedicated team has tirelessly engineered a versatile urethane-like shape with a new microcell polymer cover, providing faster and easier adjustability to suit any bowling environment. Whether you face extreme wet/dry conditions or other challenging scenarios, the Tank Yellowjacket offers the control you need to excel on the lanes.

  • Color: Yellow
    All colors do vary somewhat from the picture shown
  • Coverstock: Frixion M5 Microcell Polymer
  • Core: Flux Symmetric
  • Finish: 1000 Grit LSS
  • Recommended Lane Condition: Light Oil
  • Reaction: Controlled, urethane-like shape
  • RG: 2.57 (15# ball)
  • Differential: 0.015 (15# ball)
  • A few tiny pit holes in the cover stock of the ball are normal
  • Product ID: 14511
  • Brand: Motiv
  • Category: Bowling Balls
  • Ball Performance: Upper Mid-Performance Balls

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By Motivman from South Carolina
5/5 Stars

Early, control backend

Best Uses:

Short Patterns

Bottom Line:

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Motiv Tank YellowJacket

Tank YellowjacketThe new Tank Yellowjacket features the MCP cover stock with DURAMAX Technology. The cover will give you urethane look without being urethane. The Duramax Technology helps the ball resist lane shine. Out of the box it comes at 1000 and after 20 games the cover scanned at 1500. The Duramax Technology also allows the ball to to get traction even at higher finishes.
For speed and balanced bowlers this ball will be ideal on high friction surfaces.
When controlling the backend motion is needed the this ball is for you.
On THS fresh oil this ball reads early while maintaining energy through the pins.I would recommend this to a friend

By RIck Zak from Ohio
5/5 Stars
Bottom Line:

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend


For whatever reason Urethane type products and my bowling style just don’t seem to mesh! Ive really never been able to figure out a way to make it work for me even as I watch other players continue to kill it using the same. Well Ive waited quite some time for a product that will SHAPE for me , the SR player the lower ball speed mid rev player and hook stop at my feet. For me the NEW Tank Yellow Jacket was that piece that amazingly provided that SHAPE on a variety of lane conditions and as I move through this years PBA50 season I feel will give me that one option I have been missing. In the short time ive been able to use it im amazed at the shape I can get with out the compete hook/stop that I have seen in my game previously. Stay tuned for more indepth reviews as I move through this season but for us senior challenged bowlers get ready for the RIDE!
Rick Zakrajsek
Motiv Staff Ohio – PBA50 Player

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How will this ball finish compared to storm mix

7/8/2023 - By

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There are several features about this ball that will give it more hook potential than the Storm Mix including a stronger coverstock, stronger weight block and duller finish. Also, this ball will read earlier on the lanes for a smoother reaction. The Mix is designed to mostly be a spare ball and have a straighter reaction but could give you some hook in very dry lane conditions while the Tank Yellowjacket will work well in lighter oil conditions to give you hook potential.

7/18/2023 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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