|500 SiaAir / Crown Factory Compound
|Black / Neon Green
|Rumor Medium RG Symmetric
The Rumor adds a new symmetrical-cored option to the DV8 product line. This ball uses the new Rumor Medium RG Symmetric weight block, paired with the Deception Pearl coverstock. This new pearlized cover comes out of the box prepped with 500 SiaAir and Crown Factory Compound. The Rumor’s combination of coverstock and core provided us with easy length and a very controlled downlane motion. We found this ball to be a step beneath the Creed, offering us the same amount of hook as the Freakshow Flip, but with a very different motion.
The Rumor’s smoother reaction off the dry was best for all three of our testers on our driest test pattern, with Stroker and Tweener having the best reactions. The compounded coverstock gave the Rumor easy length and they both saw a very controlled motion off the breakpoint. They played pretty straight through the front of the lane, trying to keep their breakpoint between the seven and nine boards at the range finders. If they
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DV8 Rumor Comparisons
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- DV8 Rumor vs. DV8 Creed
- DV8 Rumor vs. DV8 Diva Style
- DV8 Rumor vs. DV8 Freakshow Flip
- DV8 Rumor vs. DV8 Nasty Rumor
- DV8 Rumor vs. DV8 Pitbull Growl
- DV8 Rumor vs. DV8 Vandal Destroy
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Additional DV8 Rumor 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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