DV8 Freakshow Bowling Ball Review

This DV8 shows off it’s Freaky Side… First Impressions Seriously… The DV8 Freakshow is one big ball. This thing covers some crazy boards and reacts quickly off the dry. Our Tester: Greg Ostrander RPM: 550 rpm PAP: 5 1/2 & 1/2 up Axis tilt: low Axis rotation: medium Grudge Hybrid Pin up: 65 x 5.25 […]

DV8 Deviant Pearl Bowling Ball Review

The Pearl is the Real Deviant! First Impressions The DV8 Deviant Pearl seems so much more ball than the original Deviant was, is this really in the same family?? The original Deviant is “reserved” compared to this one. Our Tester: Greg Ostrander RPM: 550 rpm PAP: 5 1/2 & 1/2 up Axis tilt: low Axis […]

DV8 Vandal Smash Bowling Ball Review

The Vandal Smash! First Impressions The DV8 Vandal Smash can be summed up in a few words. Versatile, reasonably smooth, and can handle more volume than the original Vandal. Our Tester: Greg Ostrander RPM: 550 rpm PAP: 5 1/2 & 1/2 up Axis tilt: low Axis rotation: medium Grudge Hybrid Pin up: 65 x 5.25 […]

DV8 Grudge Hybrid Bowling Ball Review

This one holds a big Grudge! First Impressions The DV8 Grudge Hybrid is definitely a strong ball that adds a massive backend move compared to the original Grudge. This is definitely a lot of ball. DV8 set out to provide more backend than the original Grudge and they definitely succeeded. Our Tester: Greg Ostrander RPM: […]

DV8 Dude Bowling Ball Review

Duuuudddeeee… First Impressions This DV8 Dude reminds me a lot of one of my favorite balls in terms of ball motion, the Storm Furious. A little more length and nice snappy punch on the backend.. Our Tester: Coach T Tweener: 350 rpm PAP: 4 9/16 & 3/8 up Layout: 40 x 5 x 40 Test […]

DV8 Brutal Nightmare Bowling Ball Review with Digitrax Analysis

This thing is definitely Brutal!!! Our tester: Michael Raquidan (450 rpm) We used a pin down layout for the DV8 Brutal Nightmare 30 x 4 x 80. This will allow a earlier read to control the midlane while allowing a booming continuous backend arc. 80 degrees VAL angle is really meant to slow the transition […]

DV8 Diva Bowling Ball Review

Yes it’s pink, so what!?! Our tester: Michael Raquidan (450 rpm) We were looking for a benchmark type layout. With 70 x 2 x 35 Mikey got exactly what he was looking for. With the pin so close to his PAP, the ball gets into an early roll with low flare. It’s a very smooth […]

DV8 Misfit Pearl Bowling Ball Review

SKID…SNAP… Our tester: Michael Raquidan (450 rpm) The is a pin up layout for the DV8 Misfit Pearl. Layout is 75 x 3.5 x 40. This will delay roll but with a quicker transition and high track flare potential. This type of layout will let a ball like this generate flip and angle. Remember that […]

DV8 Hell Raiser Bowling Ball Review

Does this ball raise hell?? Our latest tester, John Chapman, is testing the DV8 Hell Raiser. John is a senior PBA member and has cashed in 14 of 16 national events. He is a medium speed, rev and speed matched bowler. The ball was drilled by Eric Deaton of Strike-Mor Pro Shop in Etobicoke, Ontario, […]