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Oct. 18, 2014
AJC
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Miken 2 piece knob came off.

Barrel cracked in Manteca ? Knob flew off my 2 piece Ultra II at BLD also, same weekend my gray Ultra cracked. I did glue the knob back on with J B Weld 2 part marine epoxy, seems good so far. Haven't had great success with Miken' s lasting but I always have to have a couple.
Oct. 8, 2014
AJC
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: DH

If you can have 12 guys listed on your lineup card and of course everyone gets their at bats but you can only have 10 in the field, isn't that the same thing. You don't have to list them as a d h since positions for the starting 10 in the field is not required.
Oct. 7, 2014
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: WHO ARE CURRENTLY THE MOST POWERFUL HITTERS IN SENIOR SOFTBALL

Donll, Jose played with God Sports Co. 50 M+ .

I read a lot of " they " and " those guys " above referring to both of the Cansecos although the only Canceso that has posted here was Ozzie. I've never seen a post here by Jose. I'm sure Ozzie didn't want to start off his senior softball playing days by rubbing people the wrong way. I'd like to think he had good intentions and it just came out wrong. These guys should be great for the game and it should create a lot of interest for a while, heck I'd stop and watch them hit.

Swing gave good advice to Ozzie on a different thread , " be humble " ! True true
Oct. 7, 2014
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 1 and 1 pitch count

I'd like to see it go to. 1-1. Been used to that for years in ASA, games normally go the full 7 innings. With a 0-0 count, it seems like there is too much time wasted for the first strike before most batters are ready to swing. im sure the average innings played would go up slightly. I've seen more 5 inning games than 7 inning games.
Sept. 30, 2014
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Vegas Updates. .

Just curious, did Jose Canseco actually show up and play with GSC ?
Sept. 11, 2014
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Too hot in the Valley?...

Taits, we are from the San Mateo - Redwood City area ( San Fran. Peninsula ).

My email address is bayareadentfree@gmail.com.

Thanks, Tony
Sept. 11, 2014
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Too hot in the Valley?...

Thanks Duke, Taits. September 20,21 probably wouldn't work because of timing. Cut off for this one has to be close if not passed already but it sounds like they have had tourneys here in the past. We would definitely be interested in the future. Morro Bay, SLO and even Cambria are all nice places to stay. This is the first I've ever heard of tourneys down there. I will look for these in the future. Where would the calendar of events be posted ?

Thanks again !
Sept. 10, 2014
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Too hot in the Valley?...

Taits, who is putting on the tourney in Morro Bay and what are the dates for that tourney?
Aug. 29, 2014
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Pitcher does what?

In this case, the play has to be made at home. You have to get the sure out, then if it's a right hand hitter I'd go to first unless you ( catcher ) see you have a shot at third which is an easier throw for the catcher. The throw to first usually requires a step towards the shortstop so as to avoid the runner running down the first base line. A throw to any other base would require a sure double play or the run would score, you have to take the sure out and prevent the run from scoring.
Aug. 26, 2014
AJC
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: looking to join 65 and over team tampa area

IF I were to guess, think he meant......." give me a shot ".
Aug. 24, 2014
AJC
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Aluminum bats and blue dot balls

Sparky, you're post that SSUSA is making " $$$$$ " off of senior softball seems a bit exaggerated. If Lee Lees numbers from last years big tournament is correct of $333 k gross , they probably would be lucky to keep 10-15 % of that as profit after all is said and done. Then how many guys are getting a slice of that pie. This is a business and should be reasonable to expect them to make a profit.

Even if you're team is self-sponsored, splitting the cost of $695 between 12 guys is less than $60 per guy for 3 days of ball providing you're has the good fortune of playing on the last day. I'm sure you're portion of the entry fee will be a small percentage of you're softball budget for the weekend.

The fee for such a big event ( $60 per guy ) seems pretty reasonable for a weekend of ball. Be thankful they're making a few bucks cause if they didn't, there wouldn't be a tourney held at all. If you want over priced, take a family of 4 to a Gaints game and fork out $500 for seats that are just decent, not great.

The cost of senior softball seems pretty reasonable .
Aug. 22, 2014
AJC
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Aluminum bats and blue dot balls

I'm not to sure about that Omar. I don't think hundreds of thousands of players would come back if we went back to aluminum bats. I think we would lose as many players as we would gain if this happened. I'd still play, even save myself $600 - $800 a year in bats that I spend each year in bats. But I'd still prefer to use the bats we have today.......that's just my preference of course.
Aug. 13, 2014
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: West Coast Aftershock -

Aftershock is playing this weekend in the NCSSA HOF Championships in Manteca @ BLD in the top bracket against a few of the guys teams that have posted here, talk about awkward ! Hopefully not everyone on the team knew about it but even it that's true, will still be looked at as guilty of cheating. It makes you feel for the ones that honestly had no Idea that this was going on if in fact there was a few that had no idea that this was taking place. I'm sure every team will be aware this weekend of the possibility of chilled softballs being put into the game and checking for softballs that have been "chilled" as it will be in the 90's this weekend.

BLD which doesn't allow drinks to be brought into the park also has coolers in each dugout. Suddenly drinking water from these doesn't sound all that appealing.
July 24, 2014
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: New Dudley Lightning

Thanks for the input Bruce. It's helpful to be able to compare apples to apples. It looks like this bat is a winner and will have to added to my bag as soon as it's available. It's hard to imagine that a bat can be produced that is hotter than the ones already being produced..........kind of scary !
July 23, 2014
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: New Dudley Lightning

Bruce, I have to ask, if your launching 360-375 foot bombs with this bat, I'm sure you were hitting with other bats as far weren't you.?

Next question, where did you find this bat? All the sites that I have checked are taking pre-orders on this bat and have a September 1st date as a time of release for everyone.
July 17, 2014
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: New Dudley Lightning

Ed, sorry, a typo. Meant to say, if you get them in before September 1st, please post.

Thanks, Tony
July 17, 2014
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: New Dudley Lightning

Ed, I assume you won't get them until September 1st. I went to order one last night and a few sites were taking pre orders and they had that above mentioned date as time of delivery. If 6 out get them before that, please post.

Mark, I see you got the 27oz. I know you swing a 26, how does the swing weight feel at that weight for you. On a balanced bat, I prefer a 28 oz. Does it swing light like a Ultra II one piece. I see they are offering these in a 29oz.

Thanks, Tony
July 16, 2014
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: New Dudley Lightning

Hey Mark, that's just what you need, another senior softball bat ! How many does that make now.....50 , 60? Lol.

Thanks for the post, now I have to get a new bat. Dudley should send you a bat just for the post, I'm sure this thread will generate A fair amount of bat orders.

Hope all is well!

Tony
O's
July 2, 2014
AJC
Topic: Bats
Discussion: BEST ASA BAT

The Easton L4, and L6 are both really good bats for those balls as well.
June 17, 2014
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Worth legit

Paco, should be an easy fix. I had the end cap come off a yellow M M a few years ago. Clean off dust and any loose material off both the end cap and the end of the barrel. Apply a continuous small bead of a good quality adhesive around the inside edge of the barrel and a small bead around the end cap. Push the 3rd cap back in place and wipe off any excess adhesive from the exterior of the bat and let the adhesive dry for a day by standing upright on the end cap ( this will keep the adhesive at the end of the bat ). After. A day, you should be good to go.
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