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March 5, 2012
big cat7
Men's 50
96 posts
bats
I would like to know if the miken ultras or the reebok melees that you see on anaconda sports,kellys or direct sports are 2012 models or 2011 models? If they are 2011 models then are 2012 models available and if so where?
March 5, 2012
surf88
Men's 60
876 posts
cat: I have the newest models available. ed@ewandrews.com
March 5, 2012
big cat7
Men's 50
96 posts
Im interested in a 28 melee endloaded bat but i would like a new model rather than the 2011 one.
March 5, 2012
Tri18
625 posts
I can help with the newest Reebok,Miken, or Worth bats. Tricoach18@bellsouth.net or call me directly at 561-718-7504
March 5, 2012
MrBill29
Men's 70
42 posts
After you buy the bat you need GREAT Cleats
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March 5, 2012
mad dog
Men's 60
3937 posts
i would go with combat white centenarian myself...
March 6, 2012
zonk
56 posts
I can vouch for MrBill. Been using the REV-D since they came out in 2007, excellent shoe.
March 6, 2012
mad dog
Men's 60
3937 posts
zonk,the rev d's are real heavy compared the the mizuno blasts.also i have found that the tanel shoes clog up on the bottom in wet weather or fields....i do have a pair(only b/c i found them on ebay for $25)and use them for practice,but game time i use the mizuno's.....also my D's are ripping on top near the toe,mesh has come loose from the leather there........
March 6, 2012
surf88
Men's 60
876 posts
cat: I have been helping players with their Reebok needs for over 2 years. Senior players know me. I am accountable and provide what I feel is the best customer service. I have 1E's and those are as new as it gets. Let me know your thoughts and thanks for the opportunity to help you now and in the future.
Ed
March 6, 2012
MurrayW
Men's 50
92 posts
Ed, Are their differences between the 2011 and 2012 end loaded Melees?
March 6, 2012
zonk
56 posts
mad dog: Could have been a bad pair. I use the high tops. I have had none of the problems that you did. I get at least one season ~ 250 games from one pair. Since the Mizunos work for you, obviously go with them.
March 6, 2012
zonk
56 posts
mad dog: Could have been a bad pair. I use the high tops. I have had none of the problems that you did. I get at least one season ~ 250 games from one pair. Since the Mizunos work for you, obviously go with them.
March 6, 2012
Hippe
Men's 50
13 posts
Just bought a new reebok 28oz end loaded hit 3 balls with it and the paint started peeling off in big chunks it looks like they never clear coated it. talked to a rep he wanted the bat back to see if he can do anything hopefully he can. I`ve never seen that before has anyone else Thanks
March 6, 2012
Al33
Men's 55
183 posts
Anybody have any input or knowledge about the Bass Crippler Senior bat? It's lime green in color.
March 7, 2012
surf88
Men's 60
876 posts
MurrayW: No change that I am aware of. To make absolutely certain, I am emailing my engineering contacts and if I learn differently, I will let you know.
March 7, 2012
Tri18
625 posts
AL33, yes I do have some test results with the bat. I did not receive it in time do do comparison with the other bats that I compiled data on which is pretty much all the other senior lines. We are still doing durability testing on it now. If you want the results from the other test feel free to email me at tricoach18@att.net
March 8, 2012
zimmer
4 posts
I just Purchased a Reebok Melee 28oz EL from Anaconda
late 2011 edition..2nd swing 300ft Line Drive..took about 20 swings with it and at least 10 over 320ft mark..so yes Hot out of the wrapper..I always used the Grey Combat "Dabomb" 28 oz EL and The Reebok seems to hit a bit better. NO Paint chipping at this point.
March 8, 2012
surf88
Men's 60
876 posts
Murray: There are no changes to our Reebok bats for 2012. The important care practices for the high performance composite bats such as ours, is not to hit with them in cold temps (below 65 degrees). I suggest using a good ASA bat for BP and/or early morning use, like our Vector-O. I live in cold country and use my Vector for all BP and cold temperatures. The Vector is the same bat technology as our Melee but with a thicker wall on the barrel. Mine has over 1,000 hits on it and getting better.
ed@ewandrews.com 970.729.3145
March 8, 2012
MurrayW
Men's 50
92 posts
Thanks Ed. I'll be calling you in a few days to order another Melee. Does the Vector-O come in an end loaded model also?
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