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Storm Phaze III

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  • Original core and cover combo
  • Finds the balance between core and lane conditions
  • Great for a variety of styles on a variety of oil patterns
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Storm Phaze III

The Storm Phaze III has the attributes of both an innovative core and coverstock technology. The fast-revving shape of the Velocity Core evens out the backend reaction without causing over-reaction. The low RG and high differential coverstock make this benchmark ball a go to for a variety of bowling styles and oil patterns. The R3S Hybrid coverstock does a good job of blending the transitions on the lanes on medium oil conditions.

  • Color: Obsidian/Jade/Orchid
    All colors do vary somewhat from the picture shown
  • Coverstock: R3S Hybrid Reactive
  • Core: Velocity Core (14#-16#), Centripetal Core (12#-13#)
  • Finish: 1500-grit Polished
  • Recommended Lane Condition: Medium Oil
  • RG: 2.48 (15# ball)
  • Differential: 0.051 (15# ball)
  • Fragrance: Grapevine
  • A few tiny pit holes in the cover stock of the ball are normal
  • SKU: STBBMTZF
  • Product ID: 12424
  • Brand: Storm
  • Category: Bowling Balls
  • Ball Performance: Upper Mid-Performance Balls
Similar Balls: Same Hook Potential, Lane Conditions & Coverstock as the Storm Phaze III.
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2/15/2020
By from Denver, PA
5/5 Stars
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

I'm buying another one before it gets discontinued.

This ball has delivered games of 290, 299, and 300 in the short time I owned it. Not only that but several very high 700 series. This ball is so consistent, all I have to do is be consistent with my release and the ball will do the rest. I have severe arthritis in both knees so my approach is somewhat compromised but this ball really holds the line and doesn't overreact in the backend. Just pocket hit after pocket hit.....an incredible and one of the best balls storm has ever produced.

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12/18/2019
By from Chicago
5/5 Stars

Great

This Ball is a Must Have highly recommend it!

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Question:

How would phase 3 compare to motiv forge fire

10/28/2019 - By

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The Motiv Forge Fire is listed as a high performance ball while the Phaze III is an upper mid performance so the Forge Fire will be stronger. Also the Phaze III is polished to go longer on the lanes than the Forge Fire. Lastly the Phaze III is rated for more medium oil conditions while the Forge Fire is for medium to heavier oil.

10/30/2019 - By
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How can the Storm Phaze 3 compare with the Storm Super Son!Q

11/3/2019 - By

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The Phaze III is designed for more length and a strong backend. Because the Phaze III goes so much longer on the lanes it is ideal for medium oil conditions. The Super Son!Q is duller and this helps it to read earlier on the lanes and also can handle medium to heavier oil because of this.

11/4/2019 - By
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How would this ball compare to a Marvel Pearl

11/4/2019 - By

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The Marvel Pearl was going to go just slightly longer on the lanes than the Phaze III. The hybrid cover on the Phaze III helps smooth the reaction on the backend some so the Phaze III still goes long on the lanes before hooking but it is smoother on the backend while the Marvel Pearl is more angular.

11/5/2019 - By
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What is difference be the phaze 3 and the iq emerald

11/5/2019 - By

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The Phaze III is going to have a stronger hook potential than the IQ Tour Emerald. The Phaze III has the R3S Hybrid cover which helps the ball read a little earlier and smoother than the R2S Pearl cover on the IQ Tour Emerald.

11/6/2019 - By
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That one bowling ball I really want 16 pounder

11/10/2019 - By

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We have this coming in stock on December 13th and we will have 16lbs available.

11/13/2019 - By
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Does the 12 lb. ball have the same core as the heavier balls

11/12/2019 - By

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Unfortunately the 12lb does not have the same weight block as the 14-16lb weights. To see more details on the weight block you may visit Storms website here: https://www.stormbowling.com/phazeiii-4

11/12/2019 - By
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How does the phase 3 compare to the phase 2?

11/21/2019 - By

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The Phaze 3 will have a polished finish which makes it go further down the lane and have a sharper backend hook while the Phaze 2 is designed to read the lanes earlier to have a smoother arcing hook.

11/22/2019 - By
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How does this compare to a dv8 turmoil?

11/22/2019 - By

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There are a few different Turmoil balls and they are all listed as mid performance while the Phaze III is an upper mid performance ball. So this should be a little stronger hook potential than the Turmoil series.

11/27/2019 - By
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How does the Phaze III compare to the ProMotion

11/24/2019 - By

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There are a lot of differences between this and the ProMotion. This ball is designed for medium oil and the ProMotion is for heavy oil. This ball is designed to go longer on the lanes for a sharper backend hook and the ProMotion is designed for an earlier smoother arc hook.

11/26/2019 - By
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How does this ball compare to the astrophysix

11/26/2019 - By

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The AstroPhysiX would be more aggressive and react later than the Storm Phaze III.

12/11/2019 - By
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Phaze 3 vs Astro Physix. whats the difference in reaction. Thanks

12/2/2019 - By

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The AstroPhysiX would be more aggressive and react later than the Storm Phaze III.

12/10/2019 - By
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The AstroPhysiX would be more aggressive and react later than the Storm Phaze III.

12/10/2019 - By
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Will the Storm phaze 3 match up well with the Storm Astrophysix

12/3/2019 - By

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The AstroPhysiX would be more aggressive and react later than the Storm Phaze III.

12/11/2019 - By
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The AstroPhysiX would be more aggressive and react later than the Storm Phaze III.

12/11/2019 - By
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How does the phase 3 compare to the brunswick prism hybrid??

12/3/2019 - By

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They would be a very close comparison actually. They are both hybrid coverstocks with a polished finish to give them great length. They are both rated for medium oil but the Prism Hybrid is in Brunswicks high performance line while the Phaze III is in Storms Upper Mid performance line so the Prism Hybrid may be just slightly stronger.

12/5/2019 - By
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How does the phaze 3 compare to the hy-road nano?

12/6/2019 - By

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The Storm Phaze III is a more aggressive upper-mid performance ball and would react later compared to the mid-performance Storm Hy-Road Nano.

12/11/2019 - By
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How does Phase lol compare to Halo Pearl

12/18/2019 - By

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The Phaze III is considered an upper mid performance ball but the Halo Pearl is considered a high performance ball and would be stronger on the backend.

12/18/2019 - By
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Is this stronger than the intense

12/21/2019 - By

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The Storm Intense is a high performance ball for heavy oil so it would be more agressive than the Storm Phaze III.

12/23/2019 - By
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Would this ball be good on fresh then the soniq with med. speed?

12/22/2019 - By

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I am not sure there is a big enough difference between this and the Son!Q to need both options. They are both designed to go longer on the lanes and both are upper mid performance balls with similar strength. I would say just to use one or the other between this and the Son!Q.

12/24/2019 - By
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Which ball do you have that compa to the virtual gravity

12/22/2019 - By

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The closest option to this would be the Storm Gravity Evolve found here: https://www.bowling.com/products/storm-gravity-evolve.htm

12/24/2019 - By
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Roll a back up ball speed around 11 mile a hour would you recommend this ball

12/26/2019 - By

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This ball would be good for someone with a lower ball speed because it is designed to get down the lane before it starts hooking. You would just have to make sure the driller knows to drill this for a backup roller.

1/3/2020 - By
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Phaze 3 compare to MVP Pearl? I currently throw a Idol Pearl

12/28/2019 - By

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The Phaze III would be more comparable to the Idol Pearl than the MVP Pearl. The MVP Pearl is a mid performance ball for medium to lighter oil and the Phaze is a step up as an upper mid performance ball more for medium oil only.

1/3/2020 - By
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how does this ball compare to the method

12/30/2019 - By

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The Phaze III is going to go longer on the lanes than the Method Solid or Method Hybrid which both come out of the box with a duller finish.

1/3/2020 - By
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Will a 13 lbs ball react like the 14

1/1/2020 - By

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The weight block will change when you go down to 13lbs so it will have a slight difference but it is not a huge difference in terms of hook potential. Both the 14lb and 13lb have the same cover and finish.

1/3/2020 - By
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How does the phase 3 compare to the IQ tour nano

1/3/2020 - By

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The Phaze III was meant for medium oil and has a polished finish that goes longer on the lanes and has a sharper backend hook. The IQ Tour Nano was better for medium to heavier oil and had a 4000 grit finish to help it read a little earlier and a little smoother than the Phaze III.

1/9/2020 - By
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How does phase 3 compare to roto grip wreaker

1/3/2020 - By

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The Phaze III will be a stronger hook ball than the Wrecker. The Wrecker was rated for medium to lighter oil and was a mid performance ball. The Phaze III was more for medium oil only and was an upper mid performance ball.

1/9/2020 - By
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Is this ball made in the US?

1/3/2020 - By

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Yes, Storm is based in Utah.

1/9/2020 - By
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Why don't they come in half size

1/3/2020 - By

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Most of the balls will come with a couple of ounces over the weight selected but it is abnormal to get the ball in the half weights and could even be considered a blemish it the ball is that much higher than the weight listed.

1/9/2020 - By
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how does the phase 3 compare to code red

1/7/2020 - By

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The Code Red is listed as a high performance ball for medium to heavy oil. The Phaze III is listed as an upper mid performance ball for medium oil conditions so the Code Red will be a stronger hooking ball.

1/9/2020 - By
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How does Phase 3 compare to Hyroad X with regard to hook potential and backend

1/7/2020 - By

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The Phaze III is an upper mid performance ball for medium oil conditions and the HyRoad X is a mid performance ball for medium to light oil. So the Phaze III will be a stronger hooking ball. The Phaze III will go a little longer on the lanes due to the hybrid cover versus the solid cover on the HyRoad X.

1/9/2020 - By
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Currently throw an Idol Pearl. What’s the differences between the Phase III and the Idol Pearl? Thanks

1/10/2020 - By

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These bowling balls are actually going to be almost identical. They both had pearl coverstocks with a 1500 grit polished finish and they are both upper mid performance balls designed to work well in medium oil.

1/10/2020 - By
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I have the intense fire. Its a high performance ball. Will I lose some thing with the phaze 3 ball. Or will these balls be compatible. Ever phaze 3 is and upper mif performance ball.what it be any difference. Between them

1/10/2020 - By

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The numbers would indicate that the Phaze III and the Intense Fire are very close and almost identical. However, the Intense Fire is going to be slightly stronger than the Phaze III because it had an asymmetric weight block while the Phaze III has a symmetric. This give the Intense Fire a little stronger reaction and makes it more suited for medium to heavier oil while the Phaze III would be best in medium oil.

1/15/2020 - By
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I throw a hybrid match is this better then the phaze 3. I all so throw and intense fire. The match up hybrid is my spare ball is this a good combonation

1/11/2020 - By

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The Phaze III would fit in between the Match Up Hybrid and Intense Fire and they have similar reactions on the lanes so that could be a good compliment to the balls you already have.

1/15/2020 - By
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I am currently using the Alpha Crux ball what would be a good next ball

1/11/2020 - By

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Yes, the Alpha Crux was mostly designed for heavy oil only so when the lanes start to break down to more medium oil conditions the Phaze III could be a good option to switch to because it handles medium oil better and also gives you more length so it will not roll out too early.

1/15/2020 - By
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How does the phase 3 compare to the storm lock

1/11/2020 - By

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The Storm Lock was going to have a stronger hook potential and it will read the lanes earlier than the Phaze III. Because of this the Lock was more suited for heavier oil while the Phaze III is more for medium oil conditions.

1/15/2020 - By
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Do you have any high performance ball that compares with the intense fire. Same spec

1/12/2020 - By

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We do not have a ball with the exact same specs as the Intense Fire but the Storm Astrophysix might be the closest option currently. The Intense Fire would probably fit between the AstroPhysix and the Physix but I lean to the reaction of the Astrophysix because it gave good length on the lane like the Intense Fire.

1/15/2020 - By
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What's the difference between upper mid balls to high perf balls

1/12/2020 - By

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High Performance balls tend to have the latest performance pieces and will usually be designed to be the highest hook potential and/or handle heavier oil conditions. Upper mid performance bowling balls tend to be one step down in terms of either hook potential and/or lane conditions that they work in. That said, it is not always better to go with the highest performance ball because you may not need the ball to work in heavier oil or have a high hook potential on the lanes that you typically bowl on.

1/15/2020 - By
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My arsenal includes a virtual gravity, crux and a hammer taboo. How would the phase iii compare?

1/13/2020 - By

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The balls that you have are all high performance balls designed for heavier oil almost exclusively. They are also all out-of-the-box with a sanded finish to help the balls react a little earlier on the lanes. The Phaze III will read later on the lanes and because it is not quite as strong as the others it will be more rated for medium oil conditions. It would be a good backup option if you needed something for when the lanes start breaking down.

1/15/2020 - By
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How does phaze 3 compare to idol pro?

1/13/2020 - By

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The Idol Pro has a duller finish out the box which helps it to start reading earlier on the lanes and work a little better in medium to heavier oil. The Phaze III is designed to go longer on the lanes before it starts hooking so it is more ideal in medium oil only.

1/15/2020 - By
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Will the phaze III fit next to my halo vision? I can not get the vision to shape very well.

1/16/2020 - By

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The Halo Vision is a high performance ball for medium to heavy oil. It has a 4000 Grit finish on a hybrid cover to it reads a little in the midlane with good continuation on the backend. The Phaze III is a pearl cover with a polished finish which makes it go further down the lane for a sharper more angular backend hook. It is not quite as strong overall as the Halo Vision because it was more designed for medium oil. I hope this helps to determine if this would be a good fit.

1/17/2020 - By
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Is the ball only good on medium oil lanes or is it good for all?

1/17/2020 - By

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The ball is rated to perform best in medium oil. If you throw this in heavier oil then the reaction would be later and weaker hook but if you throw this in lighter oil it will want to grab a little earlier and have a stronger hook. You may be able to adjust to use this in most conditions but it is best for medium oil.

1/17/2020 - By
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How would phaze 3 compare to a motive golden jackal.

1/18/2020 - By

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The Golden Jackal is going to be a little stronger because it was a high performance ball more suited for heavier oil and the Phaze III is an upper mid performance more suited for medium oil.

1/22/2020 - By
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What’s better for a 10.5 mph range speed phaze 3 or crux prime

1/23/2020 - By

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The Phaze III would be a better option because you would need good length to help with the ball speed being a little slower. The Crux Prime will want to start hooking to early and with your ball speed it may hook too much too early and be too hard to control.

1/24/2020 - By
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how does it compare black widow hammer

1/23/2020 - By

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This would be a closer match to the Hammer Black Widow Gold because they would both be a pearl coverstock and designed for great length and backend.

1/24/2020 - By
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I am currently using the Storm Drive, how does this ball compare to it?

1/23/2020 - By

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The Storm Drive was a high performance ball with a hybrid cover finished at 3000 grit and designed for heavier oil. It would be stronger than the Phaze III and the Phaze III reacts later on the lanes than the Drive.

1/24/2020 - By
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How does the phase 3 compare to the storm code black?

1/26/2020 - By

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The Code Black was a high performance ball for medium to heavier oil while the Phaze III is an upper mid performance ball more for medium oil. They have similar reactions on the lane and the Phaze III would act in medium oil the same way that the Code Black acts in heavier oil.

1/29/2020 - By
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What kind of ball is a primal rage

1/26/2020 - By

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The Motiv Primal Rage was an upper mid performance pearl ball from Motiv that was very similar in length to the Phaze III but it was rated for medium to heavy oil so it may be slightly stronger in hook potential.

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I had quit bowling for 20 years since 1997 grew up playing the 3&4 arrow with a white fit and used to grip and LTD slot what would you recommend for me I don't throw real hard and like going far down the lane. I am looking for heavy oil light to medium oil and a ten ball it's my toughest spair not good at keeping it from hooking so that's important.hope to hear from you soon. I like your help site learning all over again I think I am ready I am 65. Years old. Thanks

1/26/2020 - By

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If you were looking for a good 3 ball arsenal then you may want to try something like the Storm AstroPhysix for you heavy oil ball, then use Storm Hy-Road X as a good medium to light oil option, and have a Storm Mix for your spare ball. All bowling balls in this group give you good length to help play a down and in.

1/29/2020 - By
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How does the phase 3 compare to the snap lock

1/28/2020 - By

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They are similar in length but the Snap Lock will be a stronger hooking ball because it was high performance and designed to handle medium to heavy oil.

1/29/2020 - By
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I have phase 3, pro motion, forge fire, pink hammer , venom shock what should my next ball be? I know I’m gonna get the omega crux too.

1/31/2020 - By

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So the Pro-Motion and Omega Crux have you covered on Heavier oil conditions. The Forge Fire and Pink Widow have your medium to heavier oil covered. The Phaze III is a good medium oil ball and the Venom Shock is good for medium to lighter oil. You have pretty much every condition covered but if you feel like there are any gaps you may want to try and find something to fit where you are struggling the most.

2/4/2020 - By
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Was wondering the best course of maintenance for this bowling ball? Hand Polish every 10 games?

2/1/2020 - By

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Storm recommends using the suggested React Shine Polish and Cleaner daily. Storm also recommends touching up the surface with only the final step every 20 games and resurfacing completely every 30-50 games.

2/4/2020 - By
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Good morning would the Phase 3 hook more then my Hammer tour ?

2/2/2020 - By

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The Phaze 3 will have a sharper backend hook than the Hammer Web Tour but because the Web Tour starts hooking earlier on the lanes the Web Tour may cover more boards overall. It would be close but if you want to see that sharper backend hook then the Phaze 3 is a better option for that.

2/6/2020 - By
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I bought this bowling ball not that long ago and I wonder I got some pretty deep stretch on the bowling ball would that affect my curve on the ball and if it does can I use my warranty on that

2/2/2020 - By

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You may want to contact us through email at helpdept@bowling.com so we can check the warranty for this. If you ordered the ball with Bowling.com we can try to get pictures of the ball and see if this would be covered by Hammer under warranty for you.

2/6/2020 - By
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how does this compare to the Hammer Black Widow Pink?

2/3/2020 - By

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The Black Widow Pink would be a little stronger because it has an asymmetric weight block and can handle medium to heavier oil while the Phaze 3 would be best suited in medium oil. Both have great length and a sharp backend.

2/6/2020 - By
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Would the Phaze 3 be in between the IQ Tour Emerald and Pro-Motion in terms of strength?

2/4/2020 - By

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The Phaze 3 would be just a little stronger than the IQ Tour Emerald but it is a very close comparison to that. The Pro-Motion is much stronger than both the Phaze and Emerald and it reads more in the midlane rather than late.

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How does the phase 3 compare to the Physix ?

2/8/2020 - By

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The Physix is a high performance ball with a duller finish to read more in the midlane on heavier oil conditions. The Phaze III is more for medium oil conditions and the polished finish gives it more length and a sharper backend.

2/11/2020 - By
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What’s the difference between the hyroad x and the phase iii

2/10/2020 - By

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The Storm Phaze III is more agressive and will have a higher hook potential than the Storm Hy-Road X.

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Does the phase 3 go longer than the code black

2/11/2020 - By

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The Storm Phaze III would react earlier than the Storm Code Black.

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I have A nano and a root beer crud thinking of getting phaze 3 now much of a difference intensive or less

2/13/2020 - By

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There have been a few Nano bowling balls so I could not say for sure on that without know which Nano but the Crux Pearl had a Rootbeer fragrance and that was a pearl cover to give you good length. The Phaze 3 also gives you good length but it would not be quite as strong as the Crux. It would be a good compliment so that if the Crux was too strong you could transition down the the Phaze 3 to use more in medium oil and it should work well.

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How would this ball compare to brunswick twist

2/13/2020 - By

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This will be noticeably stronger than the Brunswick Twist. All of the features would be stronger on this ball to give it more hook potential and a stronger backend. This is rated for medium oil while the Twist is better suited in lighter oil conditions.

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Looking to add to my arsenal ntly have currently have Physix street fight pearl Hustle HYB Going to add the new Crux omega What other ball would be a good fit I was considering the Phaze 3

2/15/2020 - By

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If you are getting the Crux Omega for your heavier oil ball you could do the Phaze 3 for more medium conditions.

2/19/2020 - By
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How does the Phase 3 compare with Hammer Black Widow Pink?

2/15/2020 - By

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The Black Widow Pink would be a little stronger because of the asymmetric weight block and this gives it the ability to work in medium to heavy oil but the Phaze III was for medium oil.

2/19/2020 - By
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How does this ball compare to the Halo Pearl?

2/20/2020 - By

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This would be a little weaker than the Halo Pearl. The Phaze III is a mid performance for medium oil and the Halo Pearl was a high performance for medium to heavier oil.

2/20/2020 - By
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With this ball do you get the same reaction and drive through the pins with a 14lb vs a 15lb ball

2/21/2020 - By

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The 14lb has the same weight block as the 15lb ball but when you are dropping one pound in overall weight it will have a slight difference in how the ball carries through the pins. The 15lb will driver through the pins a little easier so you may have to try and get more entry angle on a 14lb to get similar results.

2/25/2020 - By
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Phase III vs the 30th anniversary

2/22/2020 - By

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The Phaze III is going to have a stronger coverstock as well as a stronger weight block to give it a stronger hook compared to the IQ Tour 30.

2/25/2020 - By
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What is the best cleaner for the Phaze 3 and is it better polished or dull

2/24/2020 - By

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The ball comes out of the box with a 1500 grit polished finish so the recommended cleaner would be the React Shine Reactive Polish and Cleaner and it is intended to stay polished. However, you may adjust the finish to get a desired reaction that best suites your needs. Here is a link to the cleaner/polish: https://www.bowling.com/products/storm-reacta-shine-reactive-polish---cleaner.htm

2/25/2020 - By
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What does that.248 mean

2/24/2020 - By

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The RG value of 2.48 is describing the reaction that the weight block gives this ball. The weight block is designed to try and roll earlier on the lane to give a smoother reaction. However, the cover is designed to go longer on the lanes so while the weight block is trying to rev earlier it will still skid and have a little later break due to the polished finish.

2/25/2020 - By
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Will polishing any new 2020 bowling ball make it go longer without restricting the shot

2/25/2020 - By

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If you add polish to just about any bowling ball you are going to get a later reaction on the lanes. It may loose some of the over all hook but it will likely increase some in the backend hook when you add polish. The only balls that you may not see much a difference in would be balls that are already polished out of the box so they are already designed to go longer to begin with.

2/26/2020 - By
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Will simply cleaning a new 2020 bowling ball make it go longer with good strike potential?

2/25/2020 - By

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Cleaning a ball will not increase the length. It can increase the hook potential if the ball has lost some of the hook due to it being loaded up with oil and dirt but it is only use to try and restore the hook back similar to the out of the box reaction.

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I have a Pysix and an Astro Pysix and want to get a ball that is better for shorter oil patterns. Is the Phaze III a good for shorter oil patterns?

2/27/2020 - By

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Yes, this would be a great option to handle more medium oil or shorter oil patterns. It has great length similar to the Astrophysix but it is not quite as strong so that helps it to read better in medium oil.

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If I’m new to the curve in balls when throw, usually a straight bowler with a little hook, should I buy this first

2/27/2020 - By

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If you are in a league this would be a good first ball option for leagues. If you are not in a league then you may want to get something a little weaker because on open bowling nights there is not usually as much oil as there would be on league nights.

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I currently throw a Storm Snap lock,at 14 to 16 MPH, will the Phase 3 react like the Snap lock. I’ve Bowled about 200 to 300 times does it wear out.

3/3/2020 - By

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This will have a very similar reaction to the Snap Lock but this would be designed more specifically for medium oil while the Snap Lock handle more medium to heavier oil conditions. So if you wanted something to use when the Snap Lock was getting a little too aggressive you could change down to the Phaze III and it would give you a similar read.

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How would the phase 3 compare to the reign of fire?

3/6/2020 - By

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They will have a very different reaction actually. The Reign of Fire was a mid performance ball and out of the box it had a dull 1000 grit finish which made it ready very early on the lane and have a gradual hook while the Phaze III is an upper mid performance ball that is designed to go long and react with a sharper backend hook.

3/10/2020 - By
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I’m left handed and roll speed between 11-12mph. I have the storm Hy-Road and interested in the Phase111. I’m a down and in roller. Do u think this ball is good for me? I’m also an active 73 year old lady.

3/7/2020 - By

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This would give you similar length to the Hy-Road actually. the Phaze III is rated as an upper mid performance while the Hy-Road is considered mid performance so the Phaze III might be a little stronger on the backend.

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Would this ball be top much for league/ typical house shot?

3/8/2020 - By

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No, this would be a great ball for leagues and a typical house shot. It is great in medium oil conditions and gives you good length with a strong backend hook.

3/10/2020 - By
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how does it compare to the storm hy- road

3/8/2020 - By

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This ball will have a slightly stronger reaction than the Hy-Road on the backend of the lane but they are actually very comparable.

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how will the snap lock compare to the phaze 3

3/9/2020 - By

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The Snap Lock will be a high performance ball and is designed for medium to heavy oil while the Phaze III is an upper mid performance ball designed for medium oil. The Snap Lock may go just a little longer but it has a stronger backend and overall hook.

3/10/2020 - By
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I currently throw a 14 lb. Cutting Edge. How does the Phase III compare with it?

3/12/2020 - By

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It may depend on which Cutting Edge you have. There was a Solid, Hybrid, and Pearl Cutting Edge. The Phaze III would actually line up closest to the Cutting Edge solid in over all performance. The Cutting Edge Pearl would go a little longer and was not quite as strong as the Phaze III. The Cutting Edge Hybrid was a duller finish which helped give it more grip on the lanes to read earlier on the lanes which is different than the polished finish on the Phaze III which reads later on the lanes. The Cutting Edge Solid would read just a little earlier than the Phaze III and be just a little weaker than the Phaze III but they were both good in medium oil conditions.

3/13/2020 - By
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