Bowler Ratings


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

Note: Ratings are only available to our premium members.

General Info

Name:Pitbull Bite
Reviewed:February 2018
Coverstock Specs
Name:Composite Fang
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:500 / 1500 SiaAir
Color:Black / Yellow / Neon Green
Core Specs
Name:Pitbull Low RG Asymmetric
Int. Diff:0.020

For details on our standard test layouts, please click here.

The DV8 Pitbull Bite is the newest dog in the fight against heavy oil patterns. This ball uses the same Pitbull Low RG Asymmetric core as the previous Pitbulls, but with a new coverstock called Composite Fang. This solid cover is pretty impressive in its versatility. The Pitbull Bite comes out of the box at a rough 500/1500 SiaAir finish, but doesn’t hook at your toes and then stop. Instead, this ball offers decent length, with a giant read in the middle of the lane and a strong and continuous reaction at the back end.

All three of our testers could easily get to the pocket with this ball on our heavy oil test pattern. Tweener started his ball on 20 off his hand, crossing 13 at the arrows and using the eight board downlane as his breakpoint. Stroker was pretty deep on this pattern, with his ball hitting the lane around 18, staying just inside the second arrow on its way to a breakpoint just outside 10 at the range finder downlane. He could miss inside a few boards and his Bite

Additional DV8 Pitbull Bite 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.

Please remember that our reviews are solely based on our own testing and that you may sometimes find differences between our comments and ratings and the manufacturer's claims. Links to these manufacturer resources are provided here strictly for convenience purposes.

The BTM Ball Testing Team

About The BTM Ball Testing Team

The BTM Ball Testing Team is led by Eric Martinez. Our team of three testers has thrown and reviewed hundreds of bowling balls for Bowling This Month. When not testing balls for BTM, Eric owns and operates University Pro Shop in San Antonio, TX and he is an avid competitive bowler. Click here to learn more about how we test and review bowling balls.