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 Flip Pearl
Type:Reactive Pearl
Box Finish:500 SiaAir / Crown Factory Compound
Color:Navy / Purple / Yellow
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Core Specs
Name:Turmoil Symmetric
Type:Symmetrical
RG:2.528
Diff:0.042
Int. Diff:0.000

DV8 releases the Turmoil series as the first of the next wave of bowling ball releases for the summer session. Both new Turmoils use the new Turmoil Symmetric core, which has a higher RG and lower differential than the Freakshow Symmetric core. The Turmoil Pearl uses the Composite Flip Pearl coverstock at a 500 SiaAir with Crown Factory Compound box finish. This pearlized cover and smoother surface gave this Turmoil lots of length for our testers.

The easy length provided by the Turmoil Pearl matched up best for all three testers on our dry oil pattern, with Tweener having the best reaction. His Turmoil Pearl pushed easily to the right off his hand, landing on 20, crossing the third arrow, and getting out to eight downlane. The compounded cover gave him a little hold on shots that were left of target, while still hooking enough at the end of the pattern to get back to the pocket if he got it a little right. Stroker also had a good look, but he just didn’t have as much room for error as Tweener. He was playing farther right, targeting over the second arrow and crossing the dark range finder on the 10 board downlane. He also saw some push on shots that were ...

DV8 Turmoil Pearl Comparisons

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Additional DV8 Turmoil Pearl Resources

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