Brunswick Melee Jab Blood Red Bowling Ball

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  • Brunswick Melee Jab Blood Red Bowling Ball and Core
  • Brunswick Melee Jab Blood Red Bowling Ball
  • Brunswick Melee Jab Blood Red Bowling Ball Core
MSRP: $259.99
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Brunswick Melee Jab Blood Red Bowling Ball

  • Color: Blood Red Pearl
  • Coverstock: Savvy Hook 2.0 Pearl
  • Weight Block: Melee
  • Factory Finish:  500, 1000 Siaair / Crown Factory Compound
  • Flare Potential: High
  • Radius of Gyration (RG): 16lbs - 2.475; 15lbs - 2.487; 14lbs - 2.503
  • Differential (Diff): 16lbs - 0.050; 15lbs - 0.050; 14lbs - 0.050
  • Intermediate Differential (Diff): n/a
  • Fragrance: N/A

Additional product information:

Bowlers love the Melee Jab line for it’s easy length and strong sweeping backend, the Melee Jab Blood Red is an updated version of an all-time favorite and will give you that same great ball reaction.

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Additional Information

Lane Condition:
Factory Finish:
Crown Factory Compound
Core Type:
Pearl Reactive
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6 Reviews

  • 5
    Give the pins a jab

    Posted by Tom Marlow on Nov 23rd 2020

    Another great ball from Brunswick!!!

    If you’re a fan of any of the Melee Jabs you will definitely want to have this ball in your bag.

    Compared to the SE it’s a little sooner in the mid lane and stronger on the backend.

    I drilled mine 75x3.5x20 with that layout I get a nice clean Motion through the front of the line with a strong continuous motion on the backend.

    Tom Marlow
    Brunswick Regional Staff

  • 5
    A better Melee Jab, if that's possible!

    Posted by Jeffrey Poholsky on Oct 21st 2020

    The Melee Jab Blood Red is a perfect follow-up to the earlier Melee Jab balls from Brunswick. This ball is not only attractive, it performs as well as any symmetrical for medium to lower volume conditions. It moves off the spot as if it had a much stronger core than it actually has. I have used this ball on short to medium sport patterns and on league patterns when the heads start to go. It retains energy until just the right time. This ball won't hook as much as many on the market but it will hit just as hard and provide control on demanding conditions.

    My layout has the pin above and to the right of the ring finger and as a lower track bowler this matches up well for me. I'm sure you will find the perfect layout for your game and this extremely versatile ball. Stick with a proven performer the next time you're in the market for a ball, select the Melee Jab Blood Red.

    Jeff Poholsky
    Brunswick Regional Staff

  • 5
    Out for BLOOD!!!!

    Posted by Ryan Galli on Oct 13th 2020

    Versatile, forgiving, continuous, beautiful...... Just the words I use to describe this ball. This ball is a keeper for me. I love it. It strikes all the time. I can take out of the bag in just about every game I personally cannot wait for my second one to get here so I can drill another. Buy one!

  • 5
    The Jab is back!

    Posted by cng260 on Oct 13th 2020


    Pin Length: 3.5"

    Starting Top Weight: 3.5 oz

    Ball Weight: 15 lbs 1 oz


    Ball: 65 x 5 1/4 x 45

    X Hole (if there is one): none


    Rev Rate: 375 rpms

    Ball Speed:17.5 mph off hand

    PAP/Track: 4 1/4 over 3/4 up


    Grit: 500 Siaair with Compound plus Polish

    Type: (Matte, Polish, Sanded): Polished


    Lengths of patterns: 41 foot house shot

    Volume: Moderate

    Type: House


    Length: Fairly Long

    Back End: Continuous

    Overall Hook: Mild

    Midlane Read: Smooth and Controlable

    Breakpoint Shape: Strong Continuous Arc


    Likes: Backend Recovery

    Dislikes: none

    The Melee Jab Blood Red is basically a new take on an old favorite. This is a red version of the popular Melee Jab SE. I also have a Jab SE with a similar layout. With the same surfaces I find this ball to be almost identical in motion with a more rounded shape at the breakpoint. Overall, it is that same predictable continuous Jab motion that made the first Melee Jab so popular. This ball will be playable for most styles and should work on most moderate conditions with friction present. This could be a great benchmark pearl ball. If you missed out on the first two make sure you catch this one.

  • 5
    It's Back!

    Posted by Sal B on Sep 24th 2020

    It's back by popular Demand! The Brunswick Melee Jab Blood Red. Comparing it to the original Purple Jab, the Blood Red is very close but it is does go a longer and is a little stronger than the original. For the price this ball is amazing and very versatile. Everyone should have one from league bowlers to tournament players.

  • 5
    Classic ball

    Posted by Ian Lang on Sep 5th 2020

    Another absolute gem by Brunswick. Comparing it to the original Purple Jab or SE, I feel the Blood Red Jab is very close but it is a hair longer and stronger than the original. I'd say its cleaner through the heads and has the same strong but smooth continuous motion that the Jabs are notorious for. A great piece for when the lanes transition and you need to open up your angles.

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