General Ball Info
500 / 1000 / 3000 Abralon
Orange / Red / Grey
The Sideswipe Solid joins the Sideswipe in the Columbia 300 Yellow Line collection. The symmetrical Sideswipe core is back, and this time it is surrounded by the Bend-It Solid coverstock that has been used previously on the Oath and Delirium Shock. Its 3000 Abralon box finish is duller than the polished finish that was used on the original Sideswipe, allowing it to read the midlane stronger.
Even with its stronger midlane read, the Sideswipe Solid still gave us a strong back end reaction on our medium test pattern. In the past, it was very rare for a sanded reactive solid bowling ball to be just as angular and offer a stronger back end reaction than a polished pearl having the same core design. With new advancements in coverstock development, we have started seeing this more and more often, and that was the case for the Sideswipe Solid. On our medium pattern, this ball was more consistent at picking up the lane than ...