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

Coverstock Specs
Name:Composite Hybrid
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:500 / 4000 SiaAir
Color:Purple / Silver / Orange
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Core Specs
Name:Thug Low RG Asymmetric
Type:Asymmetrical
RG:2.505
Diff:0.052
Int. Diff:0.015

The third introduction into DV8’s Thug series is the Thug Corrupt. This ball shares the same Thug Low RG Asymmetric core shape as the previous two Thug releases. The difference the Corrupt provides is the sanded Composite Hybrid coverstock, giving it a different motion than both the polished Class 13F Hybrid cover of the Thug and the sanded solid coverstock of the Unruly.

We were able to strike fairly easily with this ball on our heavy test pattern. Each tester was able to start about three boards right of where they were with the Unruly on this pattern. The Corrupt made the same motion at the breakpoint, but offered much more continuation through the pins. As long as we made sure ...

DV8 Thug Corrupt Comparisons

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Additional DV8 Thug Corrupt 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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