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Author Topic: Katana (Read 684 times)


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on: October 26, 2017, 04:22:46 PM
Ball NPS Score: 100.00
The Radical Katana was named after a Japanese sword that has a curved single edged blade with a long grip. This bowling ball uses an asymmetric core design that really smashes through the pins. Radical feels that this is their most angular high performance ball to date. This core is paired with their Forged coverstock to make this ball very responsive.

Color: Black/Charcoal Pearl
Core: Katana Asymmetric
RG: 2.503**
Differential: 0.050**
** RG and Diff are based off of 15 lb. balls
Recommended Lane Condition: Heavy Oil


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Re: Katana
Reply #1 on: November 21, 2017, 09:13:42 AM
Join #TeamLSR as they CUT through the competition with Radical Bowling Technologies's newest, the #KATANA!


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Re: Katana
Reply #2 on: November 21, 2017, 03:37:39 PM
This is my 2nd Radical ball and I'm impressed with the performance of the Kantana. I drilled mine 50x 4.5 x40 with a P3 hole. Threw this on a THS in a tournament out the box and shot 246-300-298 = 844, for 9 games I shot 2282. Ball was very clean through the lane with nice strong finish but not jerky. I would recommend if your look for a pearl ball when you solid is too strong and not getting down lane.. Now that's Rad


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Re: Katana
Reply #3 on: November 21, 2017, 03:49:29 PM

Ball Weight: 15 lbs


Dual Angle: 45 x 5 x 50

X Hole (if there is one): Yes


Rev Rate: Medium , between 250-275 rpm

Ball Speed: 17-18 mph

PAP/Track: 5 1/2" over and 1/2" down


Grit: Box Finish

Type: (Matte, Polish, Sanded): Polish


The Radical Katana is a outstanding benchmark ball that every bowler HAS to have in their arsenal.  The ball is clean through the front and picks up a early midlane read and strong flip in the backend.  Laid this one out to complement my Hitman when the Hitman becomes too angular, I can go to the Katana which rolls pretty close and slows down the motion in the backend.  The Katana is a must to have in the bag.

Charles Withers II
Radical Advisory Staff