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Intimidator Pearl
« on: November 13, 2020, 03:27:39 PM »
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The DV8 Intimidator Pearl is a good addition to an arsenal due to it being an easy transition ball from heavy oil. This ball contains a strong asymmetric core and is wrapped with a shiny pearl coverstock. This combination makes this ball a goto when you need an aggressive move with continuation.

Color: Purple/White/Ocean
All colors do vary somewhat from the picture shown
Core: Assailant
Coverstock: Inciter Max Pearl
RG: 2.481 (15# ball)
Differential: 0.051 (15# ball)
Finish: 500, 1000 Siaair/Crown Factory Compound
Hook Potential: 280 (scale 1-250)
Length: Late
Reaction: Length with flip
Recommended Lane Condition: Medium to Heavy Oil



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Re: Intimidator Pearl
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2020, 03:55:20 PM »
DV8 Intimidator Pearl

Pin Length: 3 inch Pin

Ball Weight: 15lb

Layout:  40 x 3 1/2" x 20

BOWLER STYLE: Power Tweener

Rev Rate: 380-410

Ball Speed: 16-17mph

PAP/Track: 4">, 1" up


Grit: N/A

Type: (Matte, Polish, Sanded): Shined


Length: 42ft

Volume:Medium, heavy

Type (THS, Sport Pattern etc): THS

BALL REACTION : Scale of 1-10 ( 10 being the most )

Length: 8

Back End: 9

Total Hook: 8, on med hvy to med light volumes

Breakpoint Shape: Length with backend

The Intimidator Pearl was a much needed addition to the DV8 line. This ball bridges the gap nicely between balls like the Intimidator Solid and the Verge line. The Inciter Pearl cover is strong enough to handle heavier volumes, and is one of the quickest response covers ive seen from DV8 in a long time! It was actually so quick I had to hit it lightly with a 2000 pad to slow it down just a tad.

I love the fact the the IP is strong enough to start a series with, and just chase the shot left as it breaks down. I see it being useable on most heavier volume house shots all the way to medium type conditions provided you have decent ball speed.

Overall, this was a very much needed piece in the DV8 lineup. The ability to have that stronger pearl with shape downlane is something we have needed for sometime in my opinion! If your looking for that stronger pearl you can open up the lanes with, the Intimidator Pearl is your choice!

DV8 Regional Staff