Roto Grip Hyped Pearl Bowling Ball

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  • Roto Grip Hyped Pearl Bowling Ball and Core
  • Roto Grip Hyped Pearl Bowling Ball
  • Roto Grip Hyped Pearl Bowling Ball Core
MSRP: $219.95
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Roto Grip Hyped Pearl Bowling Ball

  • Color: Black/Carolina/Charcoal
  • Coverstock: VTC Pearl Reactive
  • Weight Block: Hyped Core
  • Factory Finish: 1500 Grit Polished
  • Flare Potential: High
  • Radius of Gyration (RG): 16lbs - 2.51; 15lbs - 2.52; 14lbs - 2.52
  • Differential (Diff): 16lbs - 0.037; 15lbs - 0.036; 14lbs - 0.036
  • Intermediate Differential (Diff): N/A
  • Fragrance: N/A

Additional product information:

We collectively gathered our thoughts and perspectives on what we felt the HP2 line truly stands for and what it should be. We then went to work developing and constructing what is now known as the Hyped Core. Measuring in as the lowest RG core we have ever offered in the HP2 line, the Hyped Core provides more overall motion than the balls offered in the HP1 line, while providing a touch less motion than our HP3 line offerings. Thus, making this one of the best options we have ever constructed for the HP2 line of balls in history. So, if you weren’t already excited, it is now time to GET HYPED!

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Additional Information

Lane Condition:
Factory Finish:
Polished 1500 Grit
Core Type:
Pearl Reactive
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29 Reviews

  • 5
    Roto Grip Hyped Pearl

    Posted by Cooper Mathewson on Feb 26th 2022

    Roto Grip Hyped Pearl Coverstock: 1500 grit Polished VTC™ Pearl Reactive Weight Block: Hyped™ Core (Symmetrical) This review will be a comparison/review for both the Roto Grip Hyped Hybrid and Roto Grip Hyped Pearl. First off, like I have said over and over again, it is hard to beat Roto Grip when it comes to this price point and value. The overall performance at the $119.99 price is hard to beat. Roto Grip Hyped Pearl This one landed in my bag instantly. A pearl stronger than my Hustles, less than my 900 Global Zen. Gets down lane easy enough but still gives me a controllable reaction. I still love my Hustles but this ball has taken a lot of the lane time that use to go to my RAP. If you like your Zen, this is a great step down. If you like your Hyroad Pearl (or similar) but need something a little smoother on the backend, check out the Hyped Pearl! Roto Grip Hyped Hybrid Step up from from my old Roto Grip Hustle HSB, one of my favorite light oil Hybrids ever. Strong enough to use on a medium oil house shot but easily adjusted to be useful on lighter patterns. I took the polish off mine and put it at 2000 grit to get a bigger gap between it and the Hyped Pearl. Even with the polish, the Hybrid was controllable and smooth.

  • 5
    Hyped Pearl

    Posted by Todd Benner on Feb 25th 2022

    The Hyped Pearl features a new Hyped Core and the VTC pearl reactive coverstock. This ball is the strongest ball I can remember in the HP2 line. This ball was designed to be a step up from the Hustle line and Roto Grip succeeded. This ball is an absolute steal at its price point when it comes to performance. The Hyped Pearl comes finished at 1500 grit factory polish and at 15 pounds it has a RG of 2.52 and a differential of .036. This ball is certainly a great option for drier house shots and later in the block at tournaments. This ball is a little sensitive to oil for me as I left me at box finish but when it sees the dry, this ball shows its strength. It has a very strong move at the breakpoint, not a skid/flip motion but not an arc either. Whatever you want to call the motion, the ball just keeps going through the pins. Just as it is a step up from the Hustle line, it is a good 5 to 7 boards weaker than a similarly drilled Rubicon UC2. But again, this ball is all performance at a very affordable price point.

  • 5
    Roto Grip Hyped Pearl

    Posted by Brian Watson on Feb 21st 2022

    The new low end ball in the RG HP2 line is the Hyped Pearl. I drilled mine 5 x 4 x 2.5 pin up. I was pleasantly surprised on the strength. With the pearl cover is was clean, but read midlane and was way stronger off the friction that I was expecting. The Hyped I figured it would be used for later blocks or 3rd game of league, but its just a little too much ball. I can actually use the the Hyped Pearl for more medium lane conditions. I have the Hyped Pearl above the 900 Global Burners and the RG Hustles. But below the IQ's or Idol Helios. I have heard from a lot of staffers they are putting some surface on the Hyped Pearl to help blend out the overall reaction. Great Addition to the RG Line! Brian Watson Storm Pro Shop Staff PAP - 4 up 1 1/8 RPM - 400 TILT - 17 MPH - 15-16

  • 5
    Roto Grip Hyped Pearl. Ball Review

    Posted by Pete Dohan on Feb 18th 2022

    When I saw this ball go down the lane I was shocked how much it hooked down the lane for a mid-price pearl. After watching my pro shop guy throw his, the overall shape the ball made I knew I didn't have that type of ball in my bag. Some of the house shots in our area are lower volume and the lane surfaces are higher friction so I knew I could use a ball that is weaker than a Wolverine but stronger than my Hustle Wine which is too weak for me to use on the under/over conditions of the house shots. I drilled mine with a dual angle layout of 50 X 41/2 X 30 to compliment my 900 Global Wolverine. When the Wolverine starts to hook early and becomes too forward through the pins I can just ball down to the Hyped Pearl and stay in the same zone on the house shot. This ball may also give me the ball motion I need later in tournament play on longer patterns in houses that have higher friction surfaces. I have drilled a Hyroad along with the Hustle Wine this ball would fit the gap. Pete Dohan Storm Amateur Staff #StormNation

  • 5
    Hyped Pearl Review by Kyle, Joel, & Dean Johnson

    Posted by Kyle, Joel, & Dean Johnson on Feb 8th 2022

    Ball Specs: Roto Grip Hyped Pearl Coverstock: 1500 Polished VTC™ Pearl Reactive Weight Block: Hyped™ Core (Symmetrical) Color: Black/Carolina/Charcoal Review: We were sad to see the MVP line fade away but are so glad that they have replaced it with such an amazing line in the Hyped. No matter your talent level you should have a mid level ball in your bag and this piece fits anyone with its versatility. If you are bowling late in block then this shape will benefit you greatly. We feel this ball has the perfect amount of length down lane without that overpowering snap effect some pearl balls today have. The continuation is also amazing for a mid level piece. Kyle, Joel, & Dean Johnson Roto Grip Pro Shop Staffers #SquadRG

  • 5
    Roto Grip Hyped Pearl

    Posted by Michael LeViner on Feb 6th 2022

    Roto Grip Hyped Pearl Layout: 50 x 4 3/4” x 40 The Hyped Pearl is your prototypical light-to-medium oil shiny ball...and I love it! Our house has been on the drier side recently, and this ball is perfect for it. It skids through the fronts easy and has a hard-arc backend reaction (not quite a flip) and is at home when the lanes dry out. It has just enough mid lane traction to make it predictable, but not too much to make it too strong for drier lanes. The Hyped Pearl has two easy comparisons – the Hyped Hybrid and the Storm Phaze 4. It is a similar shape overall to the Phaze 4, but is about 3 to 4 boards weaker. The Hyped Hybrid hooks 1 to 2 boards more overall than the Hyped Pearl, and is a good bit smoother overall as well.

  • 5
    Hyped Fever

    Posted by Anthony Wiegand on Feb 1st 2022

    This new hyped pearl is one of the best Hp2 balls to date. This line reminds me of the nomads from back in the day. If you're looking for a ball close to that nomad pearl this is the ball for you. If this ball goes a little too long for you, just hit it with an abralon pad. This is a perfect go to ball when the lane is breaking down and those bigger core and surface balls are too early. Don't sleep on this hyped pearl, get to your local pro shop and get this new piece, and you wont be disappointed.

  • 5
    Hyped Pearl

    Posted by Casey Mattingly on Jan 14th 2022

    The Hyped Pearl is an amazing late block or low volume, angular option. I usually like to use balls like pin down hyroad pearls, iq emeralds, or hustle camo’s. All of those are fairly slow down lane. The Hyped pearl is the perfect angular option when these are in play! I kind of get Uproar vibes from the Hyped Pearl! The Hyped Hybrid for me is basically the same reaction but a little sooner and a little less angular. I would recommend the Hybrid version for lower ball speed players or for the higher rev players. I have not yet changed surfaces on the balls, so the reactions are right out of the box. Layouts for both: 50x5x30 or 4x5x2 Other balls getting a lot of play: Dark Code-4x6x2 UFO Alert-4.5x5x3.75 Altered Reality-4.25x5.25x2 Wolverine-4.25x5.25x2

  • 4
    Hyped Pearl

    Posted by Zachary Woelfel on Jan 12th 2022

    The all new Hyped Pearl features the Hyped™ Core which was created to provide us more overall ball motion than the Hustle™ Core found in the HP1 Line, while also creating a viable step down option (less performance) than the motions found from our HP3 Line of balls. Roto Grip accomplished this goal. The Hyped Core provides a strong overall ball motion from front to back while allowing the ball to hook a large amount down lane. The Pearl is a little cleaner than the Hybrid which allows you to open up your angles a bit more, however, each ball is only 1-2 boards different from one another with the Hybrid hooking more than the pearl. This ball is extremely versatile and is very receptive to surface changes. This ball is an absolute monster for the price point, you will not be disappointed with either the Hybrid or Pearl, go out and get yours today!

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