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Roto Grip Idol Pearl

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What should I know about the Roto Grip Idol Pearl?

  • The BEST pearlized ball in the HP3 lineup
  • Versatile for almost any lane condition
  • Features great angle for the winning shot
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Roto Grip Idol Pearl

The Roto Grip Idol Pearl uses the Ikon core that changed the perception of the HP3 line for Roto Grip. This core has a low RG symmetrical shape with high differential that generates flare as well as awesome motion down the lane and on through the pin deck. The Idol Pearl introduces the xTrax-P18 Pearl Reactive coverstock which was designed to compliment the original Idol bowling ball. This cover is finished with a 1500 grit pad and then polished. This ball can handle most any lane condition but is best used on medium to medium/heavy oil. *There will be some variance in color due to the Nano material. This is due to "phasing". Some of the balls with phasing have a white color in them and some may appear to have water spots.

  • Color: Royal / Amethyst
    All colors do vary somewhat from the picture shown
  • Core: Ikon Symmetrical (14#-16#)
  • Coverstock: eTrax-P18
  • Finish: 1500-grit Polished
  • RG: 2.49 (for 15# ball)
  • Differential: 0.052 (for 15# ball)
  • Recommended Lane Condition: Medium to Medium/Heavy Oil
  • Hook Potential: High
  • Length: Late
  • A few tiny pit holes in the cover stock of the ball are normal
  • SKU: RGBBMRDP
  • Product ID: 11652
  • Brand: Roto Grip
  • Category: Bowling Balls
  • Ball Performance: Upper Mid-Performance Balls
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3/23/2019
By Ricky from billings montana
5/5 Stars
Bottom Line:

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

fantastic ball

I love this ball. It gives me a wider range of carry when lanes start to transition. Great shape and great power through the pins. This ball will recover as well as skid when you miss slightly. This is my new favorite weapon in my bag.

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3/13/2019
By Carl T from Augusta, Ga
5/5 Stars
Pros:

good

Bottom Line:

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

I should have two in my arsenal.

This ball is fantastic. I always rolled 14lbs balls and left many ten pins. Since I've owned this Idol Pearl I leave little to none ten pins and bowled my first ever 800 series. Strong down lane power through the pins.

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2/9/2019
By ScottyV from Lafayette, La
5/5 Stars
Bottom Line:

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Turkey out the box

230 right out the box. Lifetime average of 190 do this ball impresses me big time.

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2/6/2019
By StillwellAngel from Alexandria, IN
5/5 Stars
Bottom Line:

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Excellent ball if your looking for a strong finish

This ball gave me more continued hook than my SonIQ so it fit nicely in my arsenal. Because of it's strong reaction down lane, as they dry out, I can move inside and still carry the corner pins. It is my second strongest ball but even works on medium to light oil conditions. This ball has a nice shape and controllable movement all the way down the lane. I think every bowler should have this in their bag.

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8/10/2019
By California from California
1/5 Stars
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No, I would not recommend this to a friend

I have the idol pearl for meToo soon to hard very hard

The guy that drilled my bowling ball has drilled my last five with no problem the ball seems to work for other people with lower averages I'm not for me I hate to say it but this is the worst ball

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Question:

How will this ball match up to the hyper cell fused

10/23/2018 - By

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The Roto Grip Idol Pearl is a pearl coverstock and the Hyper Cell Fused is a Hybrid covertsock. The Hybrid coverstock will be more aggressive than the pearl coverstock.

10/23/2018 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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hello. will this ball be a good replacement ball for the original dare devil?

10/28/2018 - By

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This does have some similarities to the Dare Devil but this is going to be a stronger ball and it can handle more oil than the original Dare Devil could. They both go longer on the lanes because of their pearl coverstocks but the idol pearl will be stronger on the backend.

10/29/2018 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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phycis stronger or hyper cell fused

11/25/2018 - By

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They will both be more aggressive than the Idol Pearl.

11/26/2018 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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What's the difference between this ball and Roto Grip idol?

12/6/2018 - By

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The only difference between the two balls is that the regular Idol is a solid coverstock and the Idol Pearl is a pearl coverstock.

12/6/2018 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Can I get 3”pin up

12/19/2018 - By

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You can request for this information in the special comments box on the last page of the order page.

12/21/2018 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Question:

Is the idol pearl like the sonq iq

12/27/2018 - By

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They are very similar.

12/28/2018 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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With this consistently hook?

1/17/2019 - By

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This ball will have some length to it and hook at the end.

1/18/2019 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Could this be used to build an arsenal around?

1/17/2019 - By

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Yes, of course!

1/18/2019 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Question:

I m 67 yrs old and I only roll the ball 11 mph. My problem is after a couple of games the on the lane changes and the ball comes to high on the head pin. I still throw the same speed and have tried to move. Will this ball for me

1/30/2019 - By

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This ball should work for you. If it doesn't you could go to a Mid performance ball instead.

1/30/2019 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Question:

How does this ball Compare to the Brunswick Rhino?

2/11/2019 - By

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This ball will be a lot more aggressive for it is a high performance ball and the Rhino is only an entry level ball.

2/12/2019 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Question:

Is this ball any thing like code black

3/5/2019 - By

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The Storm Code Black will actually be a little bit stronger than the Roto Grip Idol Pearl.

3/5/2019 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Question:

what ball is like the idop pearl

3/9/2019 - By

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If you look in the details of this ball, there will be a list of bowling balls next to the details that say "Similar balls" and there should be about 4 or 5 bowling balls listed that are pretty similar to the Idol Pearl.

3/11/2019 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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What is the difference between the Hy-Road and The Idol Pearl

3/26/2019 - By

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The Idol Pearl will be a bit more aggressive than the Hy Road since it is an Upper Mid performance ball and the Hy-Road is a Mid performance ball. The Hy-Road will have a hybrid coverstock which will break sooner than the pearl coverstock which is what the Idol Pearl is.

3/27/2019 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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What Core Is In 13 Lb Ball

4/5/2019 - By

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There will be a generic core for the 13lb ball.

4/5/2019 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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How does the idol pearl compare to the halo pearl?

4/18/2019 - By

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The Halo Pearl will be more aggressive for it is a high performance ball.

4/22/2019 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Would this ball be better or even compare to the phase 2 by storm

4/19/2019 - By

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The Phaze II will be a solid which will be more aggressive than a pearl.

4/22/2019 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Which one has more hook potential?

7/31/2019 - By

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The Idol will grip a little better since it is a solid coverstock. Usually solids will have more hooking power.

8/1/2019 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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How does this ball compare to the hustle pow

9/9/2019 - By

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The Hustle POW was a mid performance ball designed more for medium to lighter oil. The Idol Pearl is an upper mid performance ball so it will have a stronger hook potential and is more designed for medium to heavy oil.

9/12/2019 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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How will this ball compare to the Black Widow Pink for hook and strength ?

10/21/2019 - By

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They are actually very comparable and are going to give you basically the same reaction. Both are pearl coverstocks with a polished finish for good length. The Black Widow Pink may have a slightly stronger weight block but not by much.

10/22/2019 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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How will this ball compare to the hustle pow

11/16/2019 - By

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The Idol Pearl is going to be much stronger than the Hustle POW. This would also make the Idol Pearl work better in medium to heavier oil while the Hustle POW was in medium to lighter oil.

11/19/2019 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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140 average. Need 12# ball. What ball is best

1/7/2020 - By

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There is not specifically one 12lb ball that is the best. You would want to find a ball that best suites your lane conditions and your style of bowling. You may use our ball selector page to help narrow down the results to find an option here: https://www.bowling.com/shopping/all/bowling-balls/all

1/10/2020 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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If I take the polish off the ball, will it hook less

1/20/2020 - By

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Usually dulling down the finish will make the ball grip and hook more and it also makes the ball start hooking earlier on the lanes.

1/23/2020 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Hello. I have a Storm Lock and a Storm Sync. I'm looking for something a little less aggressive but not too drastic of a change. I have the most difficulties in the 2nd game of a league night during Transition. Would this ball be a good step down in aggressiveness from those other 2 balls? I like a straight down with backend shape.

1/22/2020 - By

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With the Storm Lock and Storm Sync both being high performance for heavier oil it is a good step down to go to the upper mid performance ball that can handle down to medium oil so that you can use this when the lanes start breaking down and the Lock and Sync are too strong.

3/5/2020 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Hello. I have a Storm Lock and a Storm Sync. I'm looking for something a little less aggressive but not too drastic of a change. I have the most difficulties in the 2nd game of a league night during Transition. Would this ball be a good step down in aggressiveness from those other 2 balls? I like a straight down with backend shape.

1/22/2020 - By

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With the Storm Lock and Storm Sync both being high performance for heavier oil it is a good step down to go to the upper mid performance ball that can handle down to medium oil so that you can use this when the lanes start breaking down and the Lock and Sync are too strong.

1/23/2020 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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Would this ball be good for a replacement for the hustle 3TP if it’s not reacting the way I thought it would?

2/18/2020 - By

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This ball is an upper mid ball, the 3TP is a mid performance. This one will hook more than the 3TP. Also this ball is good for medium-heavy and the 3TP works best on dry-medium.

2/19/2020 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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I haven't purchased a bowling ball in years. I have been rolling with the Roto Grip Bandit and love it. I am looking for a ball that is similar with just a bit of a stronger finish on the back end. How would this ball compare?

3/10/2020 - By

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The Bandit will fit just between the Idol Pearl and the MVP Pearl in terms of how strong it is. If you wanted something a little stronger the Idol Pearl would be a good option. It has similar length and a strong backend hook.

3/11/2020 - By Bowling.Com Staff
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