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Real name:
Bruce Fairchild

Location:
Marietta, GA

Division:
Men's 60

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Aug. 17, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Birmingham tourney

Edge double dipped David Bowen to win our bid for the TOC in 60 major. David Bowen is awarded the 55 AAA bid.
Most there said that they wished it would have been a two day tournament instead of three. I guess you can't keep everyone happy.
Aug. 15, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Pick up player rules

Sounds as if this is a local rule. SSUSA and other senior associations don't allow non-roster players.
Aug. 8, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: I'm Jeff , New to Knoxville, TN and looking for an over 55 League and/or Tournament. Team.

contact info??
Aug. 5, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Help for those with Vertigo

Thanks Davey! Although I don't suffer from vertigo I'm sure those that do will appreciate your post.
See you in Dalton.
Aug. 4, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Who Will Be Participating in the Southern Championships in Birmingham?

Edge will be there.
Aug. 4, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Mike McCarron

Lang, how is your foot?
Aug. 4, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: BAT SCAM

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Aug. 4, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: BAT SCAM

Thanks Joe! Caps are appropriate.
Aug. 1, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Combat Red 10inch EL

It sounds as if the SSUSA umpires are misinformed. Did they give a reason?
July 31, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Combat Red 10inch EL

Yes, they are approved by senior softball. I have a 28 and it is a great bat!
July 24, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: New Dudley Lightning

AJC, Yesterday the Lightning was the only bat that I hit. In the past my white and back Centenarians didn't have the distance that the Lightning has. The only bat that I have hit there with that distance was the Ambush but it only lasted about 100 swings.
Some bats were given to players throughout the country and I was luck enough to be one of those.
July 23, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: New Dudley Lightning

We put about 200 swings on my 28oz 12" Dudley. What you have heard is correct, it's hot out of the wrapper. We hit on a baseball field that was 315 down the lines and we hit from about 10' behind home plate. After two swings "to get the feel" I hit several in round one that one hopped the fence. I tried a full overlap grip for 5 swings an hit two between 360-375 feet.
My bp partner took about 40 swings with it and was also impressed, hitting several over 330'. I did mishit some towards the endcap and although I could feel the mishit the ball still flew 300'.
I believe Dudley has a winner in this bat!!
July 23, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Use for Broken Bats

I've cut off the last 4 or 5 inches of a broken bat and use that part for a pencil holder.
July 19, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: New Dudley Lightning

Will do TT.
You would weigh the bat horizontally, resting the knob on a fixed, stationary object. Place the other end of the bat on the scale and read what the scale shows. In the past I have used something like a knob cuff. (don't forget to zero the scale if you use something like that.) You should be as precise and consistent as possible as even a 1/16 inch difference where the end is placed will make a difference. I went so far as to construct a wooden jig for holding consistently the endcap.
Last night I returned from Dalton with my 28 and it weighs 27.9 oz and has a swing weight of 17.2. The difference may be because I wasn't consistent in weighing them or because I weighed the 27 with the wrappers and marketing card still attached.
July 18, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: New Dudley Lightning

I was given a 27 by mistake. It weighs 26.9 but the swing weight is 17.4, swingly extremely heavy, much like my MM 30. I'll be exchanging mine for a 28 today.
July 16, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: New Dudley Lightning

I received mine yesterday and will hit it this weekend. I'm expecting big things! lol
July 10, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Patty Mac

I'm sure I can speak for most player in Georgia, wishing him the best for a fast recovery.
July 6, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Anyone find relief for piriformis syndrome?

I used a foam roller when I had iliotibial band syndrome a month ago. It corrected my problem in a week!
July 3, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Dwight Treadwell

Dwight, please call me at 770-866-7655 when you can.
Bruce
June 29, 2014
BruceinGa
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Mike Macenko Ultra 2

Its great to hear you are progressing well!
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