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)

Note: Ratings are only available to our premium members.

General Info

Coverstock Specs
Name:Composite Hook Hybrid
Type:Reactive Hybrid
Box Finish:500 / 1000 SiaAir / Crown Factory Compound
Color:Neon Green / Royal / White
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Core Specs
Name:Turmoil Symmetric
Type:Symmetrical
RG:2.528
Diff:0.042
Int. Diff:0.000

The Turmoil Hybrid is the third ball in the Turmoil series for DV8. Its Turmoil Symmetric core is wrapped with the Composite Hook Hybrid cover that has a smoother finish out of the box than the Turmoil Pearl. Despite the added 1000 SiaAir finishing step between the 500 SiaAir and the Crown Factory Compound, the change to the hybrid coverstock keeps the Turmoil Hybrid from having more length than the Pearl. Its smoother motion at the breakpoint and back end kept all three of our testers playing straighter angles through the front of the lane across our test patterns.

We had a slightly better reaction on our fresh dry oil pattern than our fresh medium pattern, with Stroker having the best ball motion of our three testers. He is most comfortable playing straighter up the lane, and the Turmoil Hybrid put him right in his wheelhouse. He was laying his ball down on the 18 board, crossing between the second and third arrows, and staying inside of the range finder on the 11 board downlane. The Turmoil Hybrid’s smoother motion off the end of the pattern kept it from creeping high, but he did see

DV8 Turmoil Hybrid Comparisons

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Additional DV8 Turmoil Hybrid 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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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.