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Radical Jackpot Bowling Ball Review

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General Info

Brand: Radical
Name: Jackpot
Reviewed: April 2016
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Coverstock Specs
Name: NA
Type: Reactive Pearl
Box Finish: 500 SiaAir / Royal Compound
Color: Icy Blue / Chrome Pearl
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Core Specs
Name: Symmetric with Scoop Technology
Type: Symmetrical
RG: 2.517

The Jackpot is the newest release for Radical and it falls into their affordable EZ-Use line of products. This ball uses the new Jackpot core, which is a symmetric weight block that uses Radical’s layout versatility-increasing Scoop Technology. This core has a medium RG of 2.517″ and a higher differential of 0.056″. The Jackpot’s cover is a new pearl formulation that comes out of the box at 500 SiaAir with Royal Compound. Radical’s EZ-Use line has thus far included the Grease Monkeys, the Torrid Affair, and the Raves, and we were shocked with the Jackpot to find this much performance at this price point.

We started on our medium pattern and all three testers could play where they were most comfortable on the lane. We could either play straighter through the front or move left and open up our angles to the breakpoint. Either way we wanted to attack this pattern, the Jackpot was ready.

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Additional Radical Jackpot Resources

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Check out our Radical Jackpot review and learn where it might fit into your arsenal. Comprehensively tested, reviewed, and rated by Bowling This Month.

Jackpot bowling ball

Due the hard plastic surface and the “pancake” core, this ball rolls very straight and is therefore ideally suited for beginners to learn or for spare shooting.
Aloha Funballs are made of the highest quality resins and with their fancy designs under a clear shell or our proven “LETin” Technology the surface of the ball could be resurfaced as often as you want.
This is why Aloha Funballs are the #1 on the Market.

Tech Data:

  • Core: Pancake
  • Surface: 4000 Grit Abralon polished
  • Cover: Polyester
  • RG.: #15 lbs 2.690
  • Diff.: #15 lbs 0.020

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