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Storm Code Red

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  • Reigns supreme at the top of Storm's Premier line
  • The new standard for high performance.
  • The perfect combination of midlane read and entry angle.
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Storm Code Red

ALERT: We have a Code Red on our hands! The Storm Code Red features the RAD4 core. This high torque, high differential core technology was very successful internationally and with the Code Black so Storm is continuing that success through this high performance bowling ball. This core is paired with Storm's proven R2S Hybrid Reactive coverstock and finished with a 1500 grit polish. This combination causes the ball to glide through the front part of the lane then create the unique breakpoint shape and backend reaction that Storm is known for.

  • Color: Red Pearl / Red Solid All colors do vary somewhat from the picture shown.
  • Core: RAD4
  • Coverstock: R2S Hybrid Reactive
  • Finish: 1500-grit Polished
  • RG: 2.50 (based on 15# ball)
  • Differential: 0.058 (based on 15# ball)
  • Recommended Lane Condition: Medium-Heavy Oil
  • Fragrance: Cinnamon
  • A few tiny pit holes in the cover stock of the ball are normal
  • SKU: STBBMTCR
  • Product ID: 10527
  • Brand: Storm
  • Category: Bowling Balls
  • Ball Performance: High-Performance Balls

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8/26/2017
By from Columbus, OH
5/5 Stars
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

New ball

Great addition to my Code Black and another hybrid. 222 out the box

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8/26/2017
By from Ann Arbor MI
5/5 Stars

Ball Review Storm Code Red

I had a chance to get the Code Red drilled up. Right out of the box I was really impressed with what this ball does. I used the same layout as my Code Black to get a comparison of these two great balls. The Code Red for me was much earlier on the mid lane and smoother in the backend compared to the Code Black. Over all I think its a great choice if you want the quality of a Code Black just need something to pick up faster this is your ball. 5 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 30

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8/6/2017
By from Bakersfield, Ca
5/5 Stars
Bottom Line:

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Amazing!!!

I bought this ball last week and used 3 games out of the box on house shot and Wow this ball carries great and ball hooks a lot. Took the ball to vegas this weekend in a tournament and bowled a 768 series and took 9th so I'm very happy with this ball diffently my #1 go to ball in my bag!!

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9/9/2017
By from Ashland ky
5/5 Stars
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

i would buy this ball an all code balls

I have rolled a lot of balls in my time,but the code red is by far the hardest hitting and hardest breaking ball I have ever seen. It does take a little time to get use to. Storm got it right with this one

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Question:

I already have the code black and it seems to work best for me late second and into my third game in league, would the code red be a stronger ball to use on fresh patterns?

5/5/2017 - By

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The Code Red will be slightly stronger and read earlier on the lanes. The Sure Lock would perform best on heavier lane conditions. There could be another Code coming out and will be a solid and that will be the most aggressive one out of them all.

5/5/2017 - By
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As they said, the core is the same in both codes, leaving the only difference to be the coverstock. The Code Black has a pearl cover, while the Red has the hybrid version. All of this simply means that the Red will begin a little earlier and therefore be a slightly more aggressive. So yes, your speculation was correct, though the gap between the balls is so small that having both likely will not be very useful to you because they are so similar.

6/6/2017 - By
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is the code red more aggressive than the timeless

5/7/2017 - By

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The Storm Code Red will have the same coverstock, same hook potential, and lane conditions as the Storm Timeless. It will perform closely the same.

5/12/2017 - By
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How will this ball perform for a slower delivery time? My speed is usually 7-9 mph and the lanes are not heavily oiled . Will this type of ball work for these specifications, or would a different storm ball work better?

5/13/2017 - By

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Hello. If you have a slower ball speed then you will want to look into Entry Level to Mid Performance level balls.

5/15/2017 - By
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I Have Storm Code Black Already But With Now Storm Code Red Is Coming Out Would It Be Perfect Combined With It

6/4/2017 - By

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Yes if you wanted a ball that would start hooking earlier than the code black code red is the hybrid version of the code black k

6/7/2017 - By
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If u have a timeless would buying a code red like buying a timeless

6/5/2017 - By

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The Storm Code Red will have the same coverstock, same hook potential, and lane conditions as the Storm Timeless. It will perform closely the same.

6/7/2017 - By
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Is the core the same in the 12 lb ball as the 15 lb.

6/13/2017 - By

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The core will be the same for the 14-16 pound balls. Anything under 14 pounds will have a generic core.

6/13/2017 - By
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Question:

I heard this ball is a snappy-er Hy-Road. Is this true and how do the two balls compare?

6/19/2017 - By

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The Code Red is a High Performance ball whereas the Hy-Road is only a Mid Performance ball. The Code Red will definitely be more aggressive than the Hy-Road.

6/21/2017 - By
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I use 3 balls pending on lane conditions, snap lock, iQ tour, and fight. Will there be any advantage with the code red, with burn lanes?

6/20/2017 - By

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Yes this should work just fine.

6/21/2017 - By
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I have an eternal cell. Would the code red be more aggressive and be better first ball out of the bag for a typical house shot.

7/4/2017 - By

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This will be a bit more aggressive since this will have a hybrid coverstock.

7/7/2017 - By
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I have the phase2 would the code red or the sure lock be a better compliment?

7/12/2017 - By

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They would be better because they are High Performance balls whereas the Phaze II is a upper mid performance ball.

7/13/2017 - By
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How is this ball compared to the Storm Optimus Solid?

7/31/2017 - By

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The Storm Code red will be more aggressive than the Optimus Solid because it is a High performance ball whereas the Optimus Solid is only a upper mid performance ball.

8/1/2017 - By
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How close will it be to Marvel S or Prodigy?

8/1/2017 - By

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They will have different coverstocks. The Storm Code Red has a Hybrid coverstock making it more aggressive than the Prodigy and The Marvel S is an upper mid performance ball which is less aggressive than the Storm Code Red.

8/2/2017 - By
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Question:

I want one but the lanes I bowl in are mostly light to medium oil will this ball work on this conditions

8/12/2017 - By

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This ball is meant to be bowled on medium to heavily oiled lanes. It will be too aggressive on light-medium lanes.

8/15/2017 - By
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Question:

Is it similar to my storm snap lock

8/28/2017 - By

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The Storm Code Red will be more aggressive than the Storm Snap Lock because the coverstocks are different. The Storm Code Red has a Hybrid coverstock whereas the Storm Snap Lock will have a pearl coverstock.

8/29/2017 - By
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Question:

Will it react the same as my sure lock?

8/28/2017 - By

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The Storm Code red will be less aggressive than the Storm Sure Lock.

8/29/2017 - By
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Question:

how old is this ball

9/13/2017 - By

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The Code Red was released this year.

9/13/2017 - By
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Question:

What different between Pearl reactive and hybrid reactive

10/12/2017 - By

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The Pearl will give you more length and the Hybrid will be a combination between a pearl and solid, giving you the length of the pearl and the aggressiveness of a solid.

10/16/2017 - By
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How does this ball compare to the Snap Lock? More aggressive, or less so?

10/15/2017 - By

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The Pearl will give you more length and the Hybrid will be a combination between a pearl and solid, giving you the length of the pearl and the aggressiveness of a solid.

10/16/2017 - By
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I currently use a Storm Sync, how would the Code Red compare?

11/27/2017 - By

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The Storm Sync would actually be more aggressive than the Code Red.

12/1/2017 - By
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I sthe code Red a symmetrical ball?

1/5/2018 - By

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Yes, it is a symmetrical ball.

1/8/2018 - By
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I have a no rules peal how will the code red match up with it?

1/9/2018 - By

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If you wanted a ball that would start hooking earlier than the Storm Code Red is perfect for you. They would be a perfect match for each other.

1/9/2018 - By
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What’s the difference between The Code Red and the Intense.

1/17/2018 - By

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The Intense will have a pearl coverstock giving it more length and is only meant for heavy oiled lane conditions and the Code Red has a hybrid coverstock, giving it a little more aggression and works best on medium to heavy oil lane conditions.

1/19/2018 - By
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No rule exist react the same as code red?

1/18/2018 - By

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The No Rules Exist will be a more aggressive ball because it has a solid coverstock whereas the Storm Code Red will have a hybrid coverstock.

1/19/2018 - By
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I have the surelock and hyroad would the code red be a good addition to my arsenal?

1/19/2018 - By

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It would be an excellent addition to your arsenal.

1/23/2018 - By
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I have a storm iq your. Would the code red be a good addition to my arsenal? If not what would be?

1/27/2018 - By

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It would be an excellent addition to your arsenal.

1/29/2018 - By
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Which is a better ball code red or timeless

2/23/2018 - By

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They will perform the same way. They have the same coverstock, lane conditions and hook potential.

2/26/2018 - By
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Will the 12# ball have the very same core as the 13 or 15# balls

2/23/2018 - By

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It will have a generic core.

2/26/2018 - By
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Do you have Strom Code Red 13.5 pound

3/2/2018 - By

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You can request for this information at the end of the order page int he "special comments" box.

3/5/2018 - By
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I have the reign of power. A ball made by storm. Are these balls similar.

4/16/2018 - By

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The balls that are most similar to the Reign of Power are the Roto Grip Show Off, and the Ebonite Game Breaker 2. This ball is not similar to the Reign of Power

4/16/2018 - By
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Ina lefty woman that throws a hook ball at 12 speed how will the cod red in 12 pounds do for me

7/26/2018 - By

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This would be an excellent ball for you!

7/26/2018 - By
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I BOWL ON LEAGUE THS THROW 13.5 MPH WILL IT WORK FOR ME?

8/10/2018 - By

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Yes, this would be an excellent ball for that!

8/10/2018 - By
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Is 14 lbs core red good to use

9/2/2018 - By

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Yes, this is an excellent ball!

9/4/2018 - By
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