Roto Grip No Rules Exist Ball Review
Layout: 70 degrees x 6" pin x 45 degrees
Weight hole: Not required
Surface: 2000 grit Abralon
What I wanted from this ball: I spent week one at Sterling Bowl in a contest with one of my teammates to see who could hook the ball the least on their 42-44 foot house shot. After grinding 680 week one, I was looking for more hook, so I chose a No Rules Exist. I simply wanted more hook on thicker volume oil patterns.
What I ended up with in this ball: I didn't really get what I was looking for here, and I think I know why. Instead of getting big hook potential, I ended up with high front-end friction, which can translate to lower backend movement. Any time you increase the friction in the heads, you generally decrease the change in direction in the backend. After week one of trying this ball in that league, I took the surface up to 4000 grit Abralon, but didn't have any more success than my first time out. That simply means that the league I'm bowling on isn't a good match for strong solid covers with strong finishes on them.
No Rules Exist is certainly a ball designed for heavy oil conditions. With strong core numbers, a strong solid cover, and a 2000 grit finish, everything about it says heavy oil. I prefer the Storm Sure Lock motion to this one from what I've seen, but it's not a bad piece by any means. Just a little more condition specific than most.