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Discussion: Bat break in time

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April 12, 2012
big cat7
Men's 50
94 posts
Bat break in time
I got a reebok melee at the end of last year after using and breaking a couple of ultra maxloads and have only put maybe 75 swings on it so far, my question is to anyone else out there using a melee how long did it take for yours to break in? I know its going to vary with each person but im just trying to get an idea of the normal break in time before i pass judgement on which is the better bat
April 12, 2012
Tri18
565 posts
You should be getting into the lively life of the MeLee at any moment! Good luck with it, they are one of the best out there right now. Tricoach18@att.net
April 12, 2012
Tri18
565 posts
I should mention that our testing showed Reebok as the 2nd quickest bat to break in behind the Miken U2. They quickly achieve max performance and are second in overall durability to the Combat line. All the Seniors are in stock so get with me if you need one. Alan 561-718-7504 tricoach18@att.net
April 12, 2012
surf88
Men's 60
841 posts
Cat: I have shipped Melee's all over the globe for over 2 years and many players have shared with me that our bats are ready to perform out of the box. I tell players to twist the bat between each hit, do not hit a composite bat below 65 degrees and to be completely frank, I use my Vector for league, BP and cold temperature games. My Melee comes out when it warms up. I've heard players tell me theirs broke in after 50, after 100, etc etc.

I hope this has been of help to you. If I can assist in any way, I have all Reeboks. Thanks, Ed 970-729-3145 ed@ewandrews.com
April 12, 2012
colt
40 posts
Started swinging my new 28oz SR Reebok fist 20 swings felt and sounded metalish next 30 swings changed to a great senior bat that is game ready.
April 12, 2012
swing for the fences
Men's 50
975 posts
that sounds about right.. I have two 29s and they felt broken in after30 to 60 swings... I have two gamers and they feel great!
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