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:Rude Dude
Reviewed:July 2014
Coverstock Specs
Name:Class 7G Reactive
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:500 SiaAir / Royal Compound
Color:Neon Orange / Neon Yellow Solid
Core Specs
Name:Dude Symmetric
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Rude Dude is the latest mid-price ball for DV8. This ball takes the core from the original Dude but uses a neon orange and yellow solid coverstock that is much stronger than the Dude’s Class 4F formulation. This new coverstock provides a much stronger read in the midlane and back end than the original Dude.

This ball provided the best reaction for our testers on our medium pattern. All three were more confident sending this one farther right than they were with the first Dude. The stronger cover provided much more traction, giving us more area on the lane and increased

DV8 Rude Dude Comparisons

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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.