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NEW Miken Freak Black Senior bat with a 1 year warranty

» Tri18: Hey Guys, Just returned from Vegas and I was able to do a small ...
      »taits: Warranty, should get it a lot of attention.
      »Paco13: Wow. Another better than the rest Senior bats and we as fools will ...
      »Tri18: Paco, A valid observation but...we can't always control when our ...
      »southerinman: Tri18 You state "the new handle fusion makes all the difference in ...
      »Longhorns: I have been a miken guy for years. There bats were great just no ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: So what makes this bat so different from the Miken Triad other than ...
      »Full Monty: My Miken Triad Blackout still hasn't broke in yet. Hundreds of hit ...
      »Tri18: Definitely not the Triad Blackout. The Blackout was a bit stiff and ...
      »Misfits: Guys these bats are for real. No joke. My teammates and I on ...
      »Tri18: Freak Black test update: Just finished getting up to 300 swings on ...
      »LeeLee50: Can you please tell me which bat isn't a winner, it seems that would ...
      »Tri18: Lee50, I agree with you to a point...us senior players have several ...
      »LeeLee50: Thanks, but I have to disagree with the Ambush being a high ...
      »LeeLee50: I didn't see 1 Ambush this past weekend.
      »Tri18: Lee, Everyone in entitled to their opinion. My observations on bats ...
      »Sunshine1949: Why not give it a try if you are a two-piece guy, and the swing ...
      »Tri18: Sound advice. Another thing to consider...cool months are coming and ...
      »LeeLee50: That would be the key if you break it? I just don't see taking a ...
      »Tri18: Lee, What that means to me is what I have said since I tested the ...
      »LeeLee50: We received our bat prior to LV, maybe the sales model was that they ...
      »crusher: If I ever wear out my Combat Centenarian I am gonna have to get me ...
      »Tri18: Crusher, Some of those were seriously good and obviously you got one ...
      »Misfits: Just thought I would follow up with everyone in regards to the new ...
      »Tri18: 333, I agree with you this design shows it to be a very good bat. I ...
      »Fabe: Just to let the board know…I had a great time n tourney using my 26fl ...
      »ApMiken: LeeLee50,,, you got me curious. A Miken VP informed you? Pretty sure ...
      »lewis: APMiken,you have me curious now. Big Cat Mike and a rep were at big ...
      »Tri18: AP, Just got back from the ball field and another 100 swings on the ...
      »lb16: Question for Adam, Why can't Miken produce a bat like the ...
      »ApMiken: Lewis,, I was down there for the opening weekend and left on that ...
      »lb16: Adam, Thanks for your response I don,t remember the old Ultra II's ...
      »Omar Khayyam: lb16's experience was similar to mine. Bought an Ultra II in 2003 and ...
      »lewis: APMiken, he may of not ben a rep. I just assumed he was cause he was ...
      »ApMiken: No problem Steve. I am guessing the person there was either Frank who ...
      »Tri18: We had a great day of testing on Friday. We were able to hit on a ...
      »Lefty: Alan does it hit as well as the Big Cat. Looks like the Freak Black ...
      »Tri18: Lefty, I think we have to realize they are two DIFFERENT but very ...
      »?: I think I'll wait until Miken puts out the Freak Black with th ...
      »Tri18: Guys, A couple of things I should have mentioned.... I usually put ...
      »Tri18: We hit the magic 1,000 swing mark with the Freak Black and boy are ...
      »Mulewhipper: Interesting Alan...who is the "We"? There is a big difference is ...
      »Tri18: Mule, Just got back from the Villages tournament with my Team 1 ...
      »LeeLee50: Mulewhipper you are killing me. LOL
      »hemi racer: BOY!!, with 1300 plus swings from major and major plus guys that bat ...
44 Oct. 20, 2014 3110

Miken 2 piece knob came off.

» Lefty: Had about 15 or less on my new big cat 27oz. and the knob came off. ...
      »Tri18: Joe and all of you guys.... Get some 3M 5200 Marine glue from Home ...
      »Lefty: Just notice on my 27oz big cat that I have has a 1 inch crack on the ...
      »hemi racer: My end cap did brake a portion off the outer part. Will they ...
      »NCS13: My 27oz MM Big Cat replacement bat had the end cap shatter so only ...
      »Lefty: Thanks Alan Tri18 fot the help. Love the Big Cat.
      »animal14: the knob on my Miken big cat came off in my first batting practice ...
      »Lefty: animal14 what glue did your friend use and was your bat a 27 oz. you ...
      »Mr. Mechanic: My 27oz Big Cat has a loose handle at the bottom of the barrel . Any ...
      »badseed2b: My Miken Ultra II 2 piece bat knob came off earlier this year. I used ...
      »AJC: Barrel cracked in Manteca ? Knob flew off my 2 piece Ultra II at BLD ...
10 Oct. 18, 2014 1092

the new bat "Nightmare"

» grayhitter59: Just got to swing the new bat Nightmare. First time swinging a 2 ...
      »taits: Onermaybe being broken in & the other cracked? lol
      »grayhitter59: No cracks or spider webbing on this bat. Brand new out of the rapper.
      »Wayne 37: This message board is provided as a means for senior softball players ...
      »hemi racer: Didn't think grayhitter's comments where out of order. He was just ...
      »HJ: Grayhitter's comments were fine with 1 caveat. If he has a financial ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Please feel free to provide personal commentary on likes/dislikes of ...
      »hemi racer: That sounds reasonable enough. THANKS! for the service you provide ...
      »Wayne 37: I have no problem with anything........except I started a thread ...
      »BruceinGa: I'm thinking you have not read all of the post pertaining to the ...
      »Wayne 37: Bruce, I Googled it, and found AD Starr manufactures the bat. ...
      »Railice96: I think you have to put a 'Nightmare' in your hands and try it! Your ...
      »BruceinGa: Wayne, the Dudley was designed by the same person that designed the ...
      »grayhitter59: I think this is getting out of hand, I was sent a bat by a friend ...
      »Wayne 37: Thanks for the info guys. That is all I was looking for. I'm more ...
      »tattooball: Wayne I am going to go out on a limb here and say your post may have ...
      »brian warner: The Nightmare we had was just that, A NIGHTMARE. We had a 28oz. bat ...
      »tattooball: Well Brian the ABS plastic end cap was smashed in when the bat was ...
      »brian warner: Well did ever occur to you that might have happened during shipment. ...
      »tattooball: The force it would have taken to do this damage the box would have ...
      »taits: Brian, Kevin DOES SERVICE HIS CUSTOMERS as do many other reps on ...
      »brian warner: Well Taits there was a time I would have said that about Kevin. As ...
      »taits: I see it a many ways: 1. It is a likely a NO WARRANTY bat, (I do not ...
      »brian warner: Taits, We sent him pictures before we sent the bat to him. And he ...
      »tattooball: Brian this is an outright lie. I never talked to you and I NEVER said ...
      »taits: A few thoughts: Saw the pics, read the emails. IMO bat was abuse ...
      »brian warner: Well look who is losing their temper. Why don't you put this bat out ...
      »Sr34: Ok, I am the one who purchased the bat "along" with Brian. I'm not ...
      »PJ3P: I'll say this about my dealing with Kevin aka Tattooball. I was ...
      »the wood: We have been hitting the Nightmare (27 oz) and have roughly 400 ...
      »DoubleL10: I agree with everything The Wood says...I hit the Nightmare with ...
30 Oct. 17, 2014 3282

Monsta Senior Bat?

» sobs3: - I was wondering if the Monsta Senior bat is legal for all senior ...
      »BigTuna: Yes...unless locally restricted. I have the Fossil and the ASA ...
      »Bill Shimels: I have the fossil , LC, Boogeyman , and original 2012 model ... there ...
2 Oct. 17, 2014 341

Easton BSR Senior bat

» rick#8: Guys, what's the word on the Easton Senior bat, break in period?, ...
      »Tri18: Rick, Let me gently say it wasn't one of their better efforts. I ...
      »Lefty: I have to agree with Alan. The I had only lasted a little over a 100 ...
      »boston: I bought an Easton Elder and I don't like its performance to date. ...
3 Oct. 12, 2014 372

New 52/275 balls

» southerinman: As a senior player still playing in local leagues I though I'd try ...
      »Fred S: Any of the new ASA/Utrip bats (Triad3, Freak52 etc.) which are made ...
      »HJ: I was told by an individual who is instrumental in the development ...
      »titanhd: Try the Worth Jeff Hall legit (Red/black) it too is tuned for 53/275 ...
      »B94: The USSSA Miken DC41 and the Worth Resmondo Legit bot hit the 52/275 ...
      »titanhd: Yes they do B94 but, you can't use them in a ASA sanction ...
5 Sept. 30, 2014 499

Thin wall bats for .52/300 ball

» JuneauBallsy: This year in our ASA league we switched to the mandated .52/300 ball. ...
      »Fred S: I find that my PST loves those 52's but for overall distance my ...
      »JuneauBallsy: It makes sense that the PST would hit those balls well. I think they ...
2 Sept. 30, 2014 303

Desert Breeze Park, Vegas

» surf88: Just a heads up. Tuesday, 9/30/14, I will be at Desert Breeze Park ...
0 Sept. 30, 2014 283

Lorenzi Park, Vegas

» surf88: While in Lorenzi Park during Session 1, 50AAA, a gentleman loaned me ...
0 Sept. 30, 2014 405

Why do you swing an End loaded bat?

» A2ndsux: I'm not trying to start a turf war here. Why do you swing and End ...
      »cyborg45: All other things being equal, bat speed, etc, The end load will give ...
      »grayhitter59: I swing and end loaded, due to the whip effect, it feels like it ...
      »Fred S: I have swung 30oz end loads starting way back from the first PST. I ...
      »grayhitter59: Fred, when you are ready to swing a heavy feel end loaded bat try the ...
      »Fred S: I really don't use a senior bat. Strange as it may sound, I hit to ...
      »OlyPenSenior: I make more consistent solid contact with a balanced bat. This is ...
      »Need4speed: I broke my left elbow twice when young (bat right) and it never ...
7 Sept. 29, 2014 828

27 oz Nightmare video

» PJ3P: A few swings [no edits] with my 900+ swing Nightmare. ...
      »TerryN: PJ3P, Thanks for the video. What is the pitching machine that is ...
      »softball4b: Louisville Blue Lighting. Great for low speed baseball and 10 ft arch ...
      »Hitemdeep: Where can this bat be purchased? Thanks
      »SALSAKID49: Try here... ...
      »taits: They make a BLACK Flame model also about 20 more but slightly better ...
      »Hit the gap: Is this a balanced or EL bat?
      »tattooball: It is endloaded
      »Hit the gap: Are there plans for a balanced model?
      »tattooball: Yes this is only 1 of 20 bat designs done. balanced will be for ...
      »PJ3P: TerryN you are welcome. The Blue Flame I am using is about 3 years ...
      »grayhitter59: Pat looks like the "Nightmare" is dead on. My 28oz is doing just as ...
      »SacFly23: grayhitter59 how does it compare to the Melee, a few season ago I ...
      »grayhitter59: The Melee is a very good bat, this "nightmare" is a different feel ...
13 Sept. 24, 2014 1708

Monsta Fossil vs Combat Wanted

» BigTuna: Tomorrow I'll be swinging my new bats...Monsta Fossil and Combat ...
      »lb16: Appreciate your input, just curious though do you have any of the ...
      »taits: Do you use the Pointsetta Park for the games? Good park, I used to ...
      »BigTuna: Ok - I'll start with answering your questions. Hi Taits...we play ...
      »lb16: Whats you're comparison on both bats to your legit? Thanks!!
      »BigTuna: The Legit is the best balanced of the the three bats and also has ...
5 Sept. 12, 2014 723

senior softball bat

» twintower: should I swing a senior softball bat according to my body weight and ...
      »tscs000: You are going to want to stay away from all senior bats. The new ...
      »Enviro-Vac: Sound advice
      »Mario: Find a bat you like in the Senior's and then get a USSSA bat that is ...
      »Mario: The heavier bats seem to lst the longest in the Senior models. 29oz ...
      »hemi racer: I have found this to be true also. Are the heavier bats thicker ...
      »crusher: It has been stated here the walls are all the same thickness. The ...
      »hemi racer: Thanks Crusher, now that you mention it I remember that now. And I'm ...
      »Hookdup: Twintower: I swing a Demarini The One 30oz. endloaded and it has ...
      »twintower: THANK YOU SO MUCH GUYS FOR THE INFO OZZIE
      »HJ: You don't always swing a heavier bat slower. If you are strong you ...
      »grayhitter59: Try the new NIGHTMARE, it seems to have a feel of a bat that will ...
      »DieselDan: A year ago there was a thread about the Miken Triad Blackout. A very ...
12 Sept. 8, 2014 1502

New 2015 combat centenarian short barrel

» jackbrun: Has anyone tested the 2015 combat centenarian short barrel bat? It ...
0 Sept. 7, 2014 349

Reebok MeLee

» Tri18: Hello Guys, Just wanted you to be aware that Reebok has announced ...
0 Aug. 26, 2014 887

Aluminum bats and blue dot balls

» Mario: Just curious how many on this site would still play senior ball if ...
      »homefry: I would
      »LP: I would, the blue dot was a great ball I used to swing a 38 oz bomb ...
      »hemi racer: I also would enjoy playing this style of ball again. I still have my ...
      »Sparky.1: It would be outstanding especially since it would "bring" all of ...
      »tg69: Steroids, Viagra and and Senior bats make you do things that you ...
      »Sparky.1: Been alluding to the same fact of "greed" for the past few years that ...
      »taits: I know many that would still play. I doubt there would actually be ...
      »STL0: I would still play and prefer it over what we do today.
      »stick8: I'd definitely still play.
      »DOLFAN: Oh yeah I would love to play "Old School" style again..we could weed ...
      »Sparky.1: Not if the Umpires used were at the minimun District Certified ...
      »taits: Umps currently used are pretty good overall. There is always going ...
      »JamesLG: Move the fences in to 275', leave the bases where they are today ...
      »swing for the fences : Yep, but blue dots in the heat go to crap... would have to go the the ...
      »DBurke23: Has anyone watched a high school or college baseball game lately? ...
      »STL0: JamesLG - Why move the fences in? I never played on fields with 275' ...
      »LeeLee50: Do you really think you play defense like you did 20, 30 or 40 years ...
      »hemi racer: You know; now that I think about it I DO play defense the same as I ...
      »DBurke23: Why are power hitters being referred to as "supposed power hitters", ...
      »LeeLee50: Because the majority of guys that complain about senior bats and new ...
      »redwestgirl: I'd like to play.
      »LeeLee50: You want play old school rules then so be it, no CC runners no run ...
      »Mario: Don't consider myself a HR hittier but I do and can hit them. I have ...
      »DBurke23: Sorry LeeLee but I completely disagree................. I think the ...
      »DCPete: Can't imagine any sanctioning association would ever go back to Blue ...
      »LeeLee50: It doesn't matter if you ask for a runner or if your coach sends one ...
      »DieselDan: Please, please, please! I need my senior bat to get the ITP hr's. ...
      »Sparky.1: the "VIAGRA STICK".............Outstanding nickname LeeLEE50!.....and ...
      »Pricer: LeeLee, it's ok for the bats to change the game at the risk of ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Go back to aluminum bats? In a heartbeat! Would restore the balanced ...
      »Sparky.1: Well said Omar!
      »AJC: I'm not to sure about that Omar. I don't think hundreds of thousands ...
      »LeeLee50: I am not disagreeing with the bat safety issue. I am talking about ...
      »Omar Khayyam: LeeLee, I covered this about 4 years ago in a series of posts and ...
      »LeeLee50: They are coming to play the game and to have some fun.
      »Pricer: LeeLee, must of struck a nerve because you now want to single me out ...
      »Sparky.1: Excellent points of view Pricer........Both you & LeeLee50 have solid ...
      »Sparky.1: To make my point further, my current club (Banker & Mann) is ...
      »Sparky.1: and while we're on the subject, with all of $$$$$ being made on ...
      »DaveDowell: LeeLee50 ... Nice job on the "Multiplication" section of the COLD ...
      »LeeLee50: Dave, I was trying to be negative in anyway, I was just trying to ...
      »AJC: Sparky, you're post that SSUSA is making " $$$$$ " off of senior ...
      »bkb555: back to original topic...we play our senior leagues with utrip bats ...
      »taits: LeeLee50, Sparky.1; Those gross numbers are just one of many not ...
44 Aug. 24, 2014 1627

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 ...
      »bprieve: An update: I've followed-up on every lead, and still can't find the ...
      »taits: I've seen them at Sports Auth and Dicks awhile back. Might try their ...
      »taits: Try this if correct one... only 7 ...
      »bprieve: Thanks taits. I've tried these, too, in days gone by. Not quite ...
      »taits: Which type are you looking for cont or tapered there are quite a ...
      »bprieve: I'm looking for the end knob made of a rubber that completely covers ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: Thrilled to know the problem has been resolved!
      »taits: Try this one but the other I think is ...
      »taits: Seller also has them on ebay.
      »DieselDan: The knob that bprieve uses is similaar to this picture , but rubber. ...
      »?: What is the purpose for this silly looking thing?
      »Clean Up: If it's anything like the picture DieselDan posted. No wonder they ...
      »Home Plate: Can't figure out why anybody wants it. Looks like a worthless piece ...
      »taits: D...Dan, Do not remember ever seeing on of those, probably for a ...
      »0: I doubt those stupid looking things are legal. They extend th ...
      »taits: As for length being 34". I've been told there is a 'variation' or a ...
22 Aug. 22, 2014 1153

What happend to the Dudley Lightning thread?

» B94: It was there a minute ago and now it's gone...
      »SSUSA Staff: The Dudley Lightning thread (and two others) were removed due to a ...
1 Aug. 18, 2014 1059

What's Legal

» antieinstein: Staff What Miken 2014 Triad Slowpitch Bat is legal for league play ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Your post does not mention if the League has elected to be governed ...
1 Aug. 18, 2014 487

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, ...
      »Tri18: Thank you guys for the kind words. I am a self confessed bat and gear ...
      »Fabe: Alan has passed his customer services all the way to the Tropics! ...
      »rfsoftball: Thanks for the GREAT service......Alan Tanner Randell ...
      »Tri18: I appreciate you guys very much. If you anyone needs to get ...
6 Aug. 9, 2014 1036
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