Bowler Ratings


Bowler ratings are from 1 to 10 in order of Stroker (ST), Tweener (TW), Cranker (CR)

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General Info

Name:Jackpot Solid
Reviewed:December 2016
Coverstock Specs
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:500 / 4000 SiaAir
Color:Black / Dark Green Solid
Core Specs
Name:Symmetric with Scoop Technology
Int. Diff:0.000

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The Radical Jackpot Solid uses the same symmetrical core design as the original Jackpot, giving it an undrilled RG and differential of 2.517″ and 0.056″. The difference with this new release comes in the change to a solid reactive coverstock with a dull box finish. Despite not being sandblasted like many other large-hooking bowling balls, the Jackpot Solid’s 500/4000 SiaAir finish gives it plenty of traction for attacking conditions having heavier volumes of oil.

The Jackpot Solid was strong enough to easily give us enough total hook to repeatedly hit the pocket on our heavy test pattern. Cranker, Stroker, and Tweener all attacked the fresh near the same zones. They were all crossing between the second and third arrows, using the seventh board as their breakpoint downlane. The box finish was rough enough to bite through the oil and get back to the pocket, but not so rough that it started hooking early when

Additional Radical Jackpot Solid Resources

Click here to visit Radical'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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