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Desert Breeze Park, Vegas

» surf88: Just a heads up. Tuesday, 9/30/14, I will be at Desert Breeze Park ...
0 Sept. 30, 2014 447

Lorenzi Park, Vegas

» surf88: While in Lorenzi Park during Session 1, 50AAA, a gentleman loaned me ...
0 Sept. 30, 2014 578

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 1050

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 1933

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 876

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 1684

New 2015 combat centenarian short barrel

» jackbrun: Has anyone tested the 2015 combat centenarian short barrel bat? It ...
0 Sept. 7, 2014 459

Reebok MeLee

» Tri18: Hello Guys, Just wanted you to be aware that Reebok has announced ...
0 Aug. 26, 2014 1033

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 1775

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 1260

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 1162

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 528

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 1117

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 ...
      »dandy12: Actually just got refund check. It took (3) weeks.
19 Aug. 5, 2014 2123

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 ...
      »birdie: I just want to thank Mike for helping me out with my problem. He ...
13 Aug. 2, 2014 2041

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 ...
      »BruceinGa: Yes, they are approved by senior softball. I have a 28 and it is a ...
      »twins25: I have 2 28 EL, got them from Kevin at Anaconda when they first came ...
      »tattooball: If you thought that one was good, just wait. I have one that will be ...
      »ALLPRO: Thanks for the responses, but I would like one from SSUSA. The people ...
      »BruceinGa: It sounds as if the SSUSA umpires are misinformed. Did they give a ...
      »ALLPRO: Yes, they are adamant that it has never been approved by SSUSA.
      »SSUSA Staff: Prior to 2014, bats were NOT specifically approved by SSUSA ... They ...
      »ALLPRO: I presume then, that this is the "Red Canadian Combat" referred to in ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We make no presumption, not having seen the bat ... This bat was a ...
10 Aug. 2, 2014 1039

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 1030

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 1139

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 827

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 5084
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