Bowler Ratings


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General Info

Name:Slant Solid
Reviewed:September 2011
Coverstock Specs
Type:Reactive Solid
Box Finish:Dull
Color:Black / Orange
Core Specs
Int. Diff:0.025

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The Slant Solid is the second release from Radical in this series. The first Slant featured a pearl cover, which was perfect for most medium conditions. This new Slant uses a strong solid reactive cover with the famed Soaker additive, which allows it to handle even the heaviest of oils. The core/cover combination gives the Slant Solid an unbelievable read of the midlane. This makes it almost impossible to throw this ball through the breakpoint.

The Slant Solid worked extremely well on our heavy oil test pattern. Balls that roll well on this pattern need to be strong throughout the entire lane and that is exactly what the Slant Solid is. We were able to attack this condition anywhere at the breakpoint. Because of the heavier volume of this pattern, Tweener and Stroker were going

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