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Combat Red 10inch EL

» ALLPRO: Is the Senior Red Combat 10inch barrel that was released several ...
      »Wes: I had one when they came out best bat I ever hit with lost it had ...
1 July 31, 2014 77

Dudley Lightning test results

» Tri18: Hey guys, I've now been testing the new Dudley Lightning for the ...
      »bkb555: where can I sign up to be a tester for all these bats...no love for ...
      »Webbie25: When will the 'curve' model of the lightning be out?
      »Tri18: Webbie, You know that's a VERY special edition that only comes out ...
      »Shut Up & Pitch: Thanks for the info.... Now I won't waste my time and money on th ...
      »Bruster55: Awesome bat I used mine this weekend in AZ state championship.Very ...
      »hemi racer: Morning Alan, is Dudley a newcomer to the senior bat market or I ...
      »DieselDan: Several of us in the St. George area have used the Dudley. Several ...
      »Tri18: Mr. Hemi, Dudley is a newcomer to the senior game and trust me the ...
      »JamesLG: I will be ordering one from Alan today and hope they are as good i ...
      »Perl: Alan What are the performance differences in the 12" and 13" ...
      »Tri18: Perl, That is an excellent question. Because I received the 12" end ...
      »Tri18: Perl, I forgot the second part of your question. Senior moment I ...
      »Perl: Alan Thanks for the information. Your critique on the bats is very ...
      »Number 3 Hitter: Alan I am down to just one 1.21 bat, a Miken Ultra 2 end loaded ...
      »Tri18: Number 3, The Dudley's won't be available for most likely 2-4 weeks. ...
      »DonB: Number 3 I will be at Sylvania this weekend as well.I'll be playing ...
      ».: Can someone please explain what is so great or desirable abou ...
      »crusher: Could be that when the Miken 1st batch came out it was the hottest ...
      »?: On the other hand the 1st batch Reebok Barrage was a piece o ...
      »B94: 1st batch 2 piece Ultra II Maxload was good but the 2nd batch was ...
      »southernson: And the GSC bat is....well, still a myth.
      »surf88: I have Melee's & Barrages. Dudley's on the way and am taking orders ...
22 July 31, 2014 1730

Excellent Customer Service!! - Team 1 Sports

» sobs3: Just wanted to throw a shout out to Alan Tanner from Team 1 Sports. ...
      »swing for the fences : I second your post.... bought Wintercrest from Alan a few times and ...
      »hemi racer: I echo your remarks guys. Not only is he a straight up business guy, ...
2 July 31, 2014 190

SENIOR BATS

» Paco13: This is my philosophy. Why spend the money on the newest senior bat ...
      »Fabe: I agree with this…I did buy the new Easton senior because I am an ...
      »Bubble Gum: So where do you get year old, in the wrapper or unused bats, at hal ...
      »Hit the gap: The Combat 2012 Senior Gear bats are on sale for $99. Click on the ...
      »hemi racer: Your right! They have the Senior gear and the Twilight Senior for ...
      »DoubleL10: I really like the Senior Gear - the only problem is I could not keep ...
      »hemi racer: Yep!, Alan put me on the 3M marine glue and it really works. Don ...
      »Goater: Ditto on the Senior Gear ... I'm currently using mine over my 2 pc ...
      »bkb555: I haven't seen "good" bats go half price, in fact the better the bat, ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Paco 13 is right. We have the Senior Gear and the Twilight for ...
      »J R: I just ordered Blue Senior Gear. Said 2012 model.99.00 what a deal
      »birdie: What is a shame is that I got an e-mail that the twlight bat was on ...
      »Gorilla Boy: What you need to do is call me and I will be able to help you in ...
12 July 30, 2014 1123

Short Term Fixes For Cracked Bats

» Full Monty: The other day I saw a guy that had a cracked bat. What he did to th ...
      »hector: This would probably be considered an altered bat. BP only if it does ...
      »taits: Would that happened to have been in the Sac area?
2 July 30, 2014 388

Use for Broken Bats

» hoovedog: I was changing my Serpentine Belt on my F-150 and as always you need ...
      »DBurke23: I don't have a use for them but my wife does - she uses them as ...
      »BruceinGa: I've cut off the last 4 or 5 inches of a broken bat and use that part ...
      »Lefty: My wife makes lamps out of my broken bats.
      »hemi racer: I would NEVER tell my wife a $200 might brake!!
      »J R: The 1st U-2 I bought was 300.00.I made a lamp when it got broken.My ...
      »hoovedog: That's hilarious JR !!
6 July 28, 2014 666

Rubber bat knob

» bprieve: In the past, I was able to purchase a rubber bat end knob that ...
      »Duke: I have purchased from Sports Authority in the past 2 years. Most ...
      »Bomber23: Plenty of choices on eBay
      »bprieve: Thanks, Duke and Bomber23 for your ideas. I've looked at all the ...
      »0: Don't Know Where You Looked! I found them at the Softball Store o ...
      »bprieve: I only see cuffs at the Softball Store. Cuffs are positioned on the ...
      »Jerry820: bprieve, I think I can help you with those bat knobs your looking ...
6 July 26, 2014 393

ASA Senior Bat

» festus: I'll be new to the senior softball this fall. What is the BEST ASA ...
      »Tri18: Festus, There are 3 that really stand out. Mikens new one piece ...
1 July 22, 2014 364

Mike Macenko's Ultra 2's.......

» Gorilla Boy: Just wanted to give the softball players a heads up about the new Big ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Just a little note to the senior players. I will be in Loudoun County ...
      »Tri18: Big Mike, Just got back from a local baseball field and hitting the ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Alan, that is great news. The Big cat bat is something else. I have ...
      »Tri18: Mike, You bring up great points for all players to see. Each bat can ...
      »J R: Go my 27 today seems much lighter than 28 white ultra maxload
      »Mario: Just got my 30 in the mail yesterday and can't wait to get out and ...
      »DoubleL10: Mike, will your bat be available for sale in Reno Memorial Day week ...
      »Mario: Hit my new Big Cat end load today on a baseball field. 330' down left ...
      »crusher: Mario, what weight did you swing??
      »Mario: Crusher I swing a 30oz.
      »titanhd: Crusher. Don't judge a bat by a Mario review. He hits them that far ...
      »J R: I am 70 not a big knocker.Mine sounded like metal bat at first after ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Yes I will be in Reno to sell bats and talk softball. Looking forward ...
      »Super V 10: Mike, Where are you going to be (Reno) Tammy wants to stop by with ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Dave, I will be staying at the Nugget in Sparks. Yes have them stop ...
      »DoubleL10: Mike, are you going to be in Reno all week? The 65s and up play ...
      »Gorilla Boy: I don't come in until Wed noon time. Frank Short from Anaconda will ...
      »DoubleL10: Mike, We (Omen 65s) will be at Golden Eagle Tuesday and Wednesday. ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Update from Reno. We will be at the Golden Eagle Complex today. We ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Back from Reno today and just want to say it was good seeing a number ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Mike, Glad you had a great trip and sorry we missed you earlier in ...
      »NCS13: Mike, Thanks for talking with me on the phone a few months back. I ...
      »neck10: mike thanks for the autograped bat to rickey not robbie
      »neck10: the detroit hit man is jealous
24 July 19, 2014 4329

MY White Combat Cent. broke...............

» OVBALL: after 1000 plus swings on this bad boy it broke! Looking to get ...
      »Tri18: OV, Just got back in the country . Get with me I may be able to help ...
      »OVBALL: Found a big knob cent....still looking for a small knob ...
      »tattooball: What weight?
      »OVBALL: any weight you have Kevin!
4 July 16, 2014 547

Ball For Break-in

» HJ: I just was gifted a doz. .44 400 softballs. I want to break-in a new ...
      »NCS13: I've been swinging the red Maxload almost exclusively for 5 years and ...
      »DCPete: We used 44/400 balls at the Roanoke ISSA tournament 2 weeks ago. My ...
2 July 15, 2014 333

BEST ASA BAT

» antieinstein: Getting ready to buy a new ASA league bat. What's the ...
      »PJ3P: Juggy or Jeff Hall Legit
      »Locoengineer: Combat Dirty or Combat Portent
      »Fred S: If you are using the 52 balls we are great success with the Miken ...
      »Tri18: Antle, I have to agree with Fred (since I sent those Freaks to him, ...
      »Hondaf2003: I am a Miken fan, and the best ASA bat that I have ever used is the ...
      »AJC: The Easton L4, and L6 are both really good bats for those balls as ...
      »Puppa: Z2000 for me! If you participate in tournaments, you will see many. ...
7 July 15, 2014 986

What Bat?

» antieinstein: League just went to a 44 core ball is my new Freak 52A the best bat ...
      »taits: I'd start looking for that answer at where ever you can find who ...
      »Fred S: That is a pretty hot bat for those balls. I have bought 7 of them ...
      »antieinstein: Thanks Fred that helps a lot.
3 July 13, 2014 433

new senior bat the NIGHTMARE

» big unit: had the opportunity to go with some friends and hit this bat, I have ...
      »Locoengineer: who manufactures this bat and when will it come out?
      »Stretch14: I think it's EASTON.
      »Stretch14: It's not EASTON.
      »MickeyD: A.D.STARR will sell it. Compass Polymer Solutions makes it.
      »0: Is there any date that this bat will be available to the ...
5 July 12, 2014 680

approved bats

» KIMD: are we able to use an EASTON CYCLONE FROM MADE IN 2012
      »SSUSA Staff: If that bat is marked as "Approved for SSUSA" OR marked with a Bat ...
1 July 12, 2014 272

Reebok Barrage

» dandy12: Bought a Barrage on ebay in March. Verified that it was not from the ...
      »?: How were you able to verify which batch the bat was from?
      »dandy12: Emailed them. They told me they waited to place their order because ...
      »Az Iz: So let me get this straight.... Somebody that you emailed informe ...
      »Home Plate: Did you email your story to the person that told you that you have a ...
      »curtiss: You should send it back to Reebok Reebok Senior Bat R&D 1895 JW ...
      »monts39: I have a Reebok barrage that broke within 40 swings as much as i ...
      »monts39: I have a Reebok barrage that broke within 40 swings as much as i ...
      »0: Was your bat verified?
      »monts39: I have no idea what it means to have my bat. Verified 707-889-0208 ...
      »Full Monty: Read the above posts from dandy12.... According to dandy12 you ...
      »dandy12: curtiss, my bat arrived at the sddress you gave me today. waiting for ...
      »hitman: Sent a Barrage back with less than 40 hits (30oz) and it was received ...
      »dandy12: How did they contact you ? Phone, email ? Do you have that info ...
      »Softballer48: I actually sent my Barrage back to Reebok with the info Alan gave me. ...
      »hitman: They contacted me by e-mail Jeff.Guillaume@reebok.com. Jeff ...
      »dandy12: Thanks
      »Tri18: Reebok has a couple of customer service numbers you can now try if ...
      »dandy12: Thanks to all that helped. All the information was correct. I should ...
18 July 8, 2014 1479

MIKEN TRIAD BLACKOUT SEHIOR BAT

» Hondaf2003: I bought my Blackout back in February and I have hit it since in ...
      »hemi racer: Evening Hondaf, are you referring to performance only or overall ...
      »Hondaf2003: Actually the bat feels tremendous in your hands; the handle, the ...
      »AJC: Hey Honda, while I have no doubt you will be more than happy with the ...
      »hemi racer: The ultra ll has been the standard of performance for quite a while, ...
      »AJC: Hey Hemi, I was speaking only about the durability of the one piece ...
      »AJC: To make the above statement more correct, I should add that the ...
      »hemi racer: Got you now, understand and agree. Probable right on the young folks, ...
      »Hondaf2003: Thx to all posts. Looking forward to getting my new 34/29 Ultra II. ...
      »Tri18: Hey guys, All of you put up some good information. The Triad ...
      »0: So why would I waste my time and money with the Triad Blackout (90 ...
      »Tri18: 0, You bring up a good question. The Senior Blackout may not be for ...
      »E6 in AZ: I am new (turning 50 next month) to Senior Softball and bought the ...
12 July 7, 2014 1630

Mike Macenko Ultra 2

» Gorilla Boy: Anyone that is interested in one of these bats can give Mighty Mike a ...
      »17Black: Mike, wishing you the best with the upcoming surgery!!! Get well ...
      »Sparky.1: "Big Cat": It was indeed a pleasure discussing the ol' days of ...
      »Tri18: Mighty Mike, The bat is testing and hitting very well. I am Glad ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Thank you for the get well wishes. I tried to go with a couple of ...
      »miken44: mike good luck with your surgery your bat is really nice and breaks ...
      »B94: Good luck with your surgery today Mike!
      »dandy12: Mike, Hope all went well today. You just didn't look the same last ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Dandy12, yes last year I was struggling with the hip and not able to ...
      »BruceinGa: Its great to hear you are progressing well!
      »hemi racer: Hi Mike, as I read the above comments it looks as though things went ...
      »Sparky.1: So glad to hear the surgery went well big fella! Get on the road to ...
      »Gorilla Boy: From all the players, thank you for the kind words. My surgery went ...
      »cyborg45: Mike, purchased the Macenko signature U2 a couple of weeks ago and ...
      »Sparky.1: Mike: Wanted to let you know that my club that I co-sponsor ( BANKER ...
      »samg: Mike hope all is well for you. I live in marion ohio and would like ...
      »Lefty: Mike glad to see everything went will in the hip area. Hope to see ...
16 July 6, 2014 1689

Reebok bat question

» rabiddog: Can you buy a Reebok bat directly from the manufacturer? I returned ...
0 June 18, 2014 372

Bat Weights & Bat Doughnuts

» ?: I was just reading an article about a study a few years ago tha ...
      »garyheifner: Can't comment on the study but I do swing a bat a 100 times a day ...
      »mad dog: I have heard and read the same thing..?.......demarini says it in one ...
      »0: Interesting.... Now that I think about it, I've noticed that i ...
      »Nancy Allen: When Ray D had his series, he said that using a Wiffle ball bat was ...
      »HJ: I believe Mike Macenko has on this site set forth his program. By ...
      »Shut Up & Pitch: HJ So what does Macenko advise about what to swing in the on dec ...
      »Wildtimes: I'd be interested in reading the article, if you'd be kind enough to ...
      »cw: But just about every MLB basball player swings their bat with a ...
      »Shut Up & Pitch: Wildtimes This is one of the articles I have read, I know there ...
      »?: Be sure to watch the VIDEO in the above article.
      »Wes: The study is right--you build bat speed befor the season starts. I ...
      »batter4u: never used a heavy bat to warm up with since getting rid of my 35 oz ...
      »HJ: This is the link to MM's batspeed ...
      »bkb555: weighted bat works for me....I can see if you use one for off season ...
      »Home Plate: bkb555 Did you really READ the ARTICLE and WATCH the VIDEO? Try ...
      »HJ: I did read the link and watch the video. Although the science is not ...
      »Pull My Finger: There is something that was NOT MENTIONED OR EXPLORED IS HOW LONG ...
      »bkb555: I don't come on here to argue with people...I stated what worked for ...
      »lewis: If you watch major league baseball most of the on deck hitters are ...
      »Az Iz: Can anybody name another sport in which heavier weights for warm u ...
20 June 17, 2014 1550
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