Bowler Ratings

PatternStTwCr
Oily:X.XX.XX.X
Medium:X.XX.XX.X
Dry:X.XX.XX.X
Sport:X.XX.XX.X

Bowler ratings are from 1 to 10 in order of Stroker (ST), Tweener (TW), Cranker (CR)

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General Info

Brand:
Name:Collision
Reviewed:March 2022
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Coverstock Specs
Name:Inciter Max Continuation
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:500 / 1000 / 1500 SiaAir / Crown Factory Compound
Color:Pink / Silver / Black
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Core Specs
Name:Collision
Type:Asymmetrical
RG:2.462
Diff:0.052
Int. Diff:0.019

The new Collision joins DV8’s High Performance line by introducing a brand new core and coverstock. The asymmetrical Collision design features a low RG of 2.462″ and a large differential of 0.052″. It is wrapped in the new Inciter Max Continuation coverstock, which is a reactive hybrid formulation that comes out of the box finished with 500/1000/1500 SiaAir and Crown Factory Compound. The shiny finish and strong core design allow the Collision to perform best on medium volume patterns, but it can handle some slicker stuff as well.

At the box finish, the Collision was best on the medium oil pattern for Cranker. He liked how well this ball read the midlane, setting it up for a big back end motion. The hybrid cover had just the right amount of length, starting up earlier than the Medusa but having a much stronger reaction to the dry compared to the Hell Raiser Blaze. He used the Collision the entire time on this pattern with no adjustments to the surface. As the pattern broke down, he could move his feet and target left to find more oil in the front to keep the ball in the pocket, with more hook and responsiveness to the dry than the Damn Good Verge. Cranker

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Additional DV8 Collision Resources

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