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Discussion: Which one ?

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Jan. 28, 2008
SOFTBALLGRAMPS
Men's 55
98 posts
Which one ?
I swing a 29oz ultra and i'm very happy with it, i'm looking to buy a Combat, but would like to know from some of you hitters out there which one, balance or end loaded is closes to the ultra ?
Jan. 28, 2008
jc24
96 posts
THIS is just...MY OPINION....I got then NEW COMBATlast year...made a HUGGGGGGGGE mistake..as far as I"M CONCERNED...got the END LOAD......I swing a balanced...OG FREAK and U2.....I don't care for the feel of the ball off the END LOAD....if u swing a BALANCED bat....GET A BALANCED....it's just.......MY OPINION..!!!!

JC
#24
Jan. 28, 2008
angus73
Men's 50
97 posts
I did the same thing last year. I needed to get another senior bat because the U-2 was not legal. I went with the Combat and stayed with the balanced because thats what the U-2 is. The only thing that I changed was the grip. Went with a thin Easton after market.( did not over lap the tape ) It made the handle alot thinner, more like the Ultra
Jan. 28, 2008
SOFTBALLGRAMPS
Men's 55
98 posts
Thanks alot guys, I think i'll try the balance bat
Jan. 28, 2008
Fred Scerra
Men's 80
542 posts
If you want a balance bat then IMO the Worth Launch 510. This is the most balanced bat I have come across for me. I have 30 oz and it doesn't feel anywhere near 30 oz. I had to weigh it and it was 30.3 oz.

For me the one thing I don't care for is the thin handle. It has a thin handle like the Easton's which is why I never ended up with Easton Synergy's.

Can't compare it to an Ultra as I never owned one. Never did like the feel of them.
Jan. 28, 2008
SOFTBALLGRAMPS
Men's 55
98 posts
does anyone know how close the worth launch 510 comes to the ultra
Jan. 28, 2008
terrymac
46 posts
Didnt Worth buy Miken? I have the 510 and it sure feels like an Ultra II.
Jan. 28, 2008
GeHall44
Men's 55
92 posts
In some stores, they are right next to each other on the bat rack. (Just kidding)
I swung the Worth 510 just a few times and it felt like a counter balanced bat to me. All the weight was in the handle which I don't like. I missed the ball completly off the tee that the bat rep had on my first 2 swings. Man that thing felt light.
The Ultra is balanced also.
If you like end load, the Combat is my choice.
I would choose 1 oz heavier for Ultra and 2 oz heavier for Worth when buying.
Just my opinion.
Jan. 28, 2008
doker
Men's 60
168 posts
THE WORTH WAS DECENT BUT NOT AS HOT AS THE ULTRA OUT OF THE WRAP....BUT IT DID GET BETTER AS U HIT WITH IT....I HAD A 28OZ THAT FELT LIGHTER....JUST CRACKED IT THIS WEEKEND AND BECAUSE IT COSTS MORE THAN A ULTRA WHY BUY IT??????
Jan. 28, 2008
Fred Scerra
Men's 80
542 posts
The balance point on my 30 oz one is 19 15/16" which is just a litter over half way making it a pretty balance bat. Can't much more balanced.

I do agree it takes some getting used to feeling so light. I had a great tendency to overswing for 30-40 hits.
Jan. 28, 2008
SCRAPPY6
55 posts
THE WORTH LAUNCH 510 IS MANUFACTURED AT THE MIKEN PLANT. IT IS BASICALLY AN ULTRA II WITH A SLIGHTLY LONGER BARREL. IT ALSO HAS A DIFFERENT KNOB WHICH IS TAPPERED. THAT IS WHY IT FEELS LIKE A MIKEN ULTRA II.
SCRAPPY (EX WORTH REP NOW COMBAT)
Jan. 29, 2008
jim16
Men's 65
173 posts
pretty accurate information. The worth is a ultra II in wolf's clothing. It has alonger barrel and a little more of the weight is in the hanle. The senior combat is mor of a match to the UIl and the balanced senio combat. The Original ultra maxload is a match to the Senior combat Endloaded. The only difference in a Ultra maxload and an ultra II is its balance point. If you are happy with a 28 UII get a 28 bal senior combat. If you hit better with an Ultra maxload get the same size senior combat el. If i am trying for average I swing a 28 bal, if I am going for the fence I swing a 27 EL. If you like your UII but hope for more distance, go down an ounce and go to the el, ie a 29 bal or a 28 EL feel almost the same but more of 28 weight is in the end . I have all sizes available at $199 with free quick delivery and so does Kevin Jim 903 236 3459
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