Bowler Ratings


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

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General Info

Name:Damn Good Verge Pearl
Reviewed:April 2022
Coverstock Specs
Name:Inciter Pearl
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:500 / 1000 / 1500 SiaAir / Crown Factory Polish
Color:Purple Sparkle
Core Specs
Name:Threshold MD
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Damn Good Verge Pearl joins the Damn Good Verge and the Medusa at the upper mid-performance price point for DV8. This new release uses the same Threshold MD symmetrical core design from the original Damn Good Verge, wrapped in the Inciter Pearl coverstock that is finished at 500/1000/1500 SiaAir with Crown Factory Polish. This shell provides more length and a sharper back end shape than its solid predecessor, which nicely complements the other balls in the DV8 product line.

Cranker had a good look from deep inside on the medium oil pattern. The shiny pearlized shell wasn’t as versatile for him as the Damn Good Verge, but he still had plenty of success with what this ball could do, as it let him hook the lane with ease. The ball was very clean through the front with a nice move at the end of the pattern. Cranker’s look improved as the lanes broke down, with the ball reading the increased friction and giving him even more area. The ball served as a perfect option after throwing the Damn Good Verge or other duller balls, providing a smoother reaction than the Medusa or Collision for

Additional DV8 Damn Good Verge Pearl Resources

Click here to visit DV8's website to read the manufacturer-supplied information on this ball. Also, see below for the manufacturer-produced promotional video for this ball.

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