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508A

Coverstock
Outer shell of the ball
Medium to Dry
Finish
Surface texture on the ball (sanded, polished, etc)
Legion
Lane Condition
Length and/or amount of oil on the lane
Medium to Dry
Color
Color of the ball
Green/Black/Yellow
 
Core
Weight block inside the ball
Legion
Core Type
Basic shape type of the core (Symmetric, Asymmetrical, Pancake)
Asymmetrical
RG
Radius of Gyration: measurement related to weight distribution of the core. This affects how quickly a ball will get in to a roll. A ball with a higher RG will roll later. A ball with lower RG will roll sooner.
14 LB. - 2.53
15 LB. - 2.51
16 LB. - 2.53
Differential
Difference between the RG of the core's x-axis and y-axis. Indicates track flare potential and stability. A higher differential means more flare potential and less stabilty. A low differential ball will be more stable and have less flare potential.
14 LB. - .047
15 LB. - .049
16 LB. - .041
Intermediate Differential 
Difference between the RG of the core's x-axis and Z-axis on an asymmetrical core. Indicates the asymmetry of the core. A higher intermediate differential ball will be less stable and will transition more quickly from skid to roll than a ball with lower intermediate differential.
.008

508A Honor Roll

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  • Lance Dreiling300
  • Herb Walsh300
  • Shawn Winter269-276-300=845

508A Product Notes

Manufacturer's Intent

Track’s intent with the all new 508A is to bring you a new and improved version of the original 505A.

Core

What makes the 508A an improved version of the 505A? First we started with the ever popular Legion Core that we used in the best-selling Track ball in recent years, the 607A. Next we worked on creating a cover that would be just as angular as the cover used on the 505A. After testing several different covers, we said to ourselves, “if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it.” By combining the MP GEN 4 Reactive Pearl veneer and the Legion Core, we have provided Track fans with a ball motion that is stronger than the 505A while maintaining the same overall look on the lanes.

Cover

The 508A, with the help of the new MP GEN 4 reactive Pearl Coverstock, is designed to be stronger off the spot that its predecessor. 

Finish

The 508A also brings a different surface than the 505A as now we use three different grits of Abralon® pads, 800 Abranet®, 1000, and 2000 Abralon®, followed by Powerhouse™ Factory Finish Polish. 


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