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Sideswipe Solid
on: February 07, 2017, 10:57:21 AM
Ball NPS Score: 100.00
The Columbia Sideswipe Solid is part of their Yellow Line collection. This ball takes the Sideswipe core and combines it with their proven Bend-It Solid coverstock to create an affordable performance ball that will provide good overall hook when facing longer oil patterns and higher oil volumes.

Color: Orange/Red/Grey
Core: Sideswipe
Coverstock: Bend-It Solid
Finish: 500/1000/3000 Abralon
Reaction: Strong Mid-Lane and Backend
RG: 2.50**
Differential: 0.041**
** RG and Diff are based off of 15 lb. balls
Recommended Lane Condition: Medium Oil


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Re: Sideswipe Solid
Reply #1 on: February 23, 2017, 04:46:11 PM
I'm not a staffer.
Just my opinion based on my observations
put pin below my ring finger, approx 45x4x55
left at OBB surface
longer than GB2 and stronger arcing motion downlane
super predictable and nice continuation on the short pattern I was on
Had my PB on a sport pattern with this ball
ALso have used on THS with some success where I had to slow hook the lane due to dry mid lanes the day I used it there
Also used in a few 4-1 patterns for a city tournament locally, super clean up front, controllable off the pattern, which is what i look for in a ball on tougher patterns
I will drill another one with a longer pin - probably in middle finger which will give a 5" pin-pap
A great piece in my opinion