Alpha Jackal

Item Number: MTVAJKALP

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BREAKING NEWS!

MOTIV® staffer, Wesley Low Jr., has made history by rolling a perfect sanctioned 900 series on Sunday, July 19th using the Alpha Jackal at the 44th Annual Ponderosa Singles Classic at Glenfair Lanes in Glendale, Arizona.

Wesley said, "I don't think I've ever bowled back-to-back 300s, so that was a cool way to start the day, but it didn't sink in until about the seventh frame of the last game that I had a chance at 900. I really made an effort to stay calm and refocus. I still can't believe it happened. I always said I felt like I had a better chance at a hole-in-one in golf than 36 strikes in a row, and I'm not even that good at golf. To shoot 900, things really have to go your way. You need to make a lot of great shots, but you also need some breaks along the way."
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The Jackal™ reigns supreme on heavy oil!  For over a half-decade the Jackal line of bowling balls has been the dominant force for heavy oil.  The latest addition to the line, the Alpha Jackal™ pushes the boundaries by providing more hook with the control and devastating continuation that you expect.    

Following the success of the Jackal Ghost, we decided it was time to provide bowlers with an updated, stronger, solid reactive cover on the Predator V2 weight block.  Featuring Coercion™ HV3 Solid Reactive cover stock, the Alpha Jackal™ is all about creating traction in places where the previous Jackals could not.  This is the strongest cover ever used in the Jackal™ line. 

The Predator V2 asymmetric weight block driving the Alpha Jackal™ boasts a very low RG and loads of differential.  This enables you to maximize both revs and track flare.  

Players looking for traction on heavy or long oil patterns need to have the Alpha Jackal™ in their bag.  Expect speed dominant players who already depend on the reliability of the Jackal line to fall in love with the added hook and control of the Alpha edition.    

Along with outstanding performance, the solid Alpha Jackal™ is an eye-catching combination of purple and blue that gets attention both on the shelf and on the lanes. 

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Specifications

  • Weight BlockPredator™ V2
  • Cover StockCoercion™ HV3 Solid Reactive
  • Finish2000 Grit LSS
  • Weight Range14, 15, 16
  • Length12
  • Backend17.5
  • Hook62
  • Flare Potential7"+
  • 16

    Radius of Gyration 2.48Max Differential .047Int. Differential .013
  • 15

    Radius of Gyration 2.47Max Differential .054Int. Differential .015
  • 14

    Radius of Gyration 2.51Max Differential .049Int. Differential .014
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  1. 11/04/2020
    Product Alpha Jackal
    From Salem, IL
    About Me 18 years old, Motiv two-hander (not sponsored though that would be cool), 480+ revs, 17.5 mph
    Rating 5.0
    My favorite ball ever!

    I've had this ball for about 3/4 of a year now, and it is so strong it's unreal! It lets me play as far left as I want to, and it never loses carry. It is my go-to ball on any shot that is long, medium, or house, as it lets me play left of the rest of the people on my lane, letting me play there longer. It is my favorite ball, and most likely will be for a long time.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  2. 10/29/2020
    Product Alpha Jackal
    From Dubuque, IA
    Rating 5.0
    Fantastic Ball!!

    I threw my new Alpha Jackal last night for the first time during league. Actually, I started the night throwing the Tank Blitz. But after a horrid first game I switched to the Alpha (about the 7th or 8th frame in the first game) and never looked back the rest of the night. I ended up shooting 248 the second game and 212 the last game.

    Unfortunately my bowling alley, which I've bowled at for the past 30 years, closed at the end of the summer and we were forced to go somewhere else. So it's taken a little time to get used to the new place. Much more oil than I was used too. But I finally found the ball which gives me a reaction very similar to what I've always been used too.

    And to be honest I did have some wiggle room with the ball. If I missed outside it still came back nice. It seems like the Tank Blitz you have to be so fine and so perfect with speed and everything in order to get it to do what it should. The Alpha packs a punch and I highly recommend it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  3. 09/26/2020
    Product Alpha Jackal
    From Weaverville Ca
    About Me Just a bowler
    Rating 5.0
    Amazing

    This ball is so amazing I'm going to get another one!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  4. 04/12/2020
    Product Alpha Jackal
    From Muncie, Indiana
    Rating 5.0
    Alpha Jackal

    The Alpha Jackal has been a great piece in my bag. The Alpha Jackal is great when the Jackal Ghost isn’t strong enough and I need something to shape earlier. Compared to the Trident Abyss, the Abyss is earlier and more forward. With the Abyss, you can’t play as deep as you can with the Alpha Jackal. At least not with as steep of an angle. The Abyss is made more for shallow angles. The Alpha Jackal is really unique. It's a strong early asymmetrical ball that you can still play steeper angles with. My typical line I like playing with this ball is about 20-10. This ball allows me to control the pattern very well on heavier oil patterns. This ball also responds to surface changes exceptionally well. I changed the surface to 4000. Compared to 2000 surface, 4000 gives you more push in the mid lane and a faster reaction down lane. I find myself able to play steeper angles than with the Alpha Jackal at box surface (2000).

    Motiv Staffer : Mark Wilson

    I would recommend this to a friend

  5. 03/27/2020
    Product Alpha Jackal
    From Salida, Ca
    About Me Motiv staff, Vise ataff, Genesis staff
    Rating 5.0
    Alpha Jackal!!

    The alpha jackal is hands down one of the best asymmetrical balls I’ve ever seen. I’ve drilled two of them so far. The first one being 50x5.5x20, and the second one being 50x4x20. I drilled them both so close to the fact that I absolutely love this layout on this ball. For an asymmetrical it is extremely clean through the fronts for me and has a much faster response than I anticipated. The second one we drilled up to roll just a tad sooner since the first was a little cleaner than anticipated. Comparing this ball to the Jackal rising, I would definitely say this ball is much cleaner ,faster and stronger overall. This is a must have in your arsenal and can be used on any condition.

    I would recommend this to a friend

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