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Louisville Hyper-Z

» Softballer48: Andy or anyone else have any update information on the Louisville ...
      »hemi racer: Are they not some of these bats(Hyper-Z) out there now?
      »Softballer48: Some proto's were out for awhile for testing and they were awesome; ...
      »TexasTransplant: I believe this bat may have been on the market for a short time and ...
      »Softballer48: Texas: There are several sites like you mentioned, but they are ...
      »TexasTransplant: Got it! Interesting that it's already on the approved bat list when ...
      »titanhd: TT. It makes sense to get it approved before 100's or 1000's are ...
      »TexasTransplant: Titan, Don't disagree that there should be a way to get the bat ...
      »Softballer48: Found out from a bat distributor that they have been notified by ...
8 June 4, 2014 1119

Is this altering a bat?????

» garyheifner: I have a very old gray combat that I use in a pick up league. Over ...
      »taits: Chips coming off the graphics I see all the time but I do not see ...
      »stick8: Garyheifner, I can't speak for all umpires but I would consider that ...
      »fisherman: gary cant get to Joliet on Tuesday noway to contact anybody got a ...
      »cal50: What senior tournaments do they have in Shelbyville?
      »fisherman: hoosier classic 7/15-7/17
      »garyheifner: Pick up league means just a bunch of guys divide into two teams, self ...
6 May 27, 2014 1380

How to certify SENIOR bat?

» od1109: I know the standard of certify is BPF 1.21. I have a new bat to ...
      »taits: The info is out there but I'll offer you this site to start doing the ...
      »?: Use a Magic Marker and print BPF 1.21 on your bat!
      »taits: Very Fine tipped pen...lol.
3 May 26, 2014 579

Reebok MeLee Production updates

» Tri18: Hey guys, Just got in my container of MeLees from Reebok in every ...
      »surf88: In the west, we have ALL the Reeboks as well. Will be in Reno so look ...
1 May 25, 2014 801

ASA Bats

» Young48: Are you allowed to use ASA and USSSA bats in senior softball. Thanks ...
      »Dbax: Absolutely, but you won't want to.
      »Fred S: Why not? Depends on what kind of hitter you are. I use one and up ...
      »Omar Khayyam: This is how those wise old codgers like Fred beat you!
      »ju25: 3.4(3) APPROVED BATS All bats marked "1.21 BPF" (Bat Performance ...
      »Corky: My Softball bag is like my golf clubs...I start with the heaviest ...
5 May 15, 2014 1074

Reebok MeLee and Barrage

» Tri18: Just got in my stock order of the new Barrage and MeLee. Since there ...
      »Tri18: The Barrage 27 now has 370 hits on it and it's still going. I am ...
      »Paco13: Alan, What do you do with all of those tested bats? Can I have one ...
      »tscs000: So is the 4A FTC V50 771 a different batch number vs the first batch?
      »Tri18: Here are another set out of today's shipment: 1B FTC V50770 Alan ...
      »surf88: Thanks for the good info A. Haven't been able to do the testing that ...
5 May 14, 2014 1509

Cheapbats.com?

» krott243: Anyone order from them? I see mixed reviews, they have the Worth ...
      »titanhd: I've ordered from them quite few times with no issues and fast ...
      »mikensoftball: I have ordered quite a few also. Good company.
      »Wildtimes: Paul, I just ordered that 2015 Legit $188 shipped - what a steal ...
      »0: Legit Company.... Not sure about the bats being all tha ...
      »Az Iz: The company is good....but I have found better prices else where.
      »Bruster55: Good price ,good company. I have had no problems.
6 May 12, 2014 1114

Senior Easton

» Lefty: Dave V love your videos. Love to see guys the can beat the dog out of ...
      »Perl: Lefty Joe, congrats on your win this weekend. You guys were really ...
      »Lefty: Thanks for being my son in law for a breif moment. You might have ...
      »BruceinGa: I tried a couple of the Easton senior bats this week in Cocoa Beach. ...
      »Lefty: Bruce what team are you playing with this year. You say if the easton ...
      »BruceinGa: Hi Joe, I checked the swing weight of a 26 and 27 Legit as well as a ...
      »Super V 10: Thanks Joe It will be next month, we are finishing up on the TPS, ...
      »Clean Up: Super V 10 Why did you drop plans on doing a review on the Reebok ...
      »Super V 10: Clean Up, There no way I could tell whats first/2nd batch and I do ...
      »Bruster55: Also swung the new 27oz Easton Elder for the second time today with ...
      »Tri18: Just got in some Easton Elders and will be banging on them pretty ...
      »king 44: I did a comparison using a 2-pc 27 oz miken U2 end loaded with ...
      »Tri18: King, Got info. My preliminary work with the Easton shows a good ...
      »king 44: Unfortinally the first game in Cartersville GA this weekend the ...
      »Lefty: King 44 I guess I've been lucky so far. It took me over 125 swings to ...
      »2bs-into-1bs: Does anybody have any idea when the end load version of the Elder ...
      »king 44: I called Easton today not expecting anything but told them how many ...
16 May 9, 2014 3166

Cant decide on a senior bat

» krott243: New guy here. I have narrowed my choice down to three bats. 2013 ...
      »PJ3P: The Legit is the best balanced Senior bat I have ever hit. The Ultra ...
      »PJ3P: I rate both of these equal in distance and give the edge to the Worth ...
      »Tri18: Krott, Get with me and I'm happy to assist you in the proper ...
      »hemi racer: Miken Ultra 2 Maxload would get my vote of the three for most pop. ...
      »DBurke23: Krott, I would suggest you decide on an end load or balanced before ...
      »krott243: Thanks guys, Im leaning toward a balanced bat for now as I know I ...
      »Goater: There is an ASA Legit as well as a senior Legit, The senior would not ...
      »Goater: There is an ASA Legit as well as a senior Legit, The senior would not ...
      »krott243: Thanks, this show the 2014 legit senior to have a ASA stamp which is ...
      »Bruster55: Worth Senior Legit is hands down the best bat for long lasting ...
      »SALSAKID49: Out of those 3 bats.. I recommend the Miken Ultra 2 Maxload ...
      »surf88: Krott: I believe you are leaving out a great bat. The Reebok Melee ...
      »Nancy Allen: I heard a couple of players speak highly of the TOC Ultra II last ...
      »Locoengineer: I bought a combat ambush from Alan Tanner hits the ball very well, ...
      »Ceres: When anyone talks about a senior bat, there's always a comparison to ...
      »bob4242: Just check out most of the tournaments in the South & you will see ...
16 May 7, 2014 1958

Dimarini One

» caryp33: How many of you swing this, and how do you rate it.
      »Lefty: I have last years model. The yellow one and got it for a good price. ...
      »bogie: New endloaded 2014 model is completely different than anything ...
      »Cman: Got the new end loaded 27 oz.(light blue) Have about 300 hits on it. ...
      »Jeffery: Dimarini The One. The Hottest Bat I have ever swung, ( 28 oz end ...
      »Tri18: Jeffrey, If you have questions about your teams needs with DeMarini ...
      »TomGib: I was in Vegas this weekend playing. Saw AZ Elite using Dimarini ...
      »SALSAKID49: I was able to pick up a used Demar 28oz from one of my Sr. Buddies, ...
      »crusher: This past week in a tournament my old 30oz Centenarian easily placed ...
      »cheezhed1: My question is for Alan (Tri18). I've heard nothing but positive feed ...
      »Tri18: Jeff, I have only tested two bats so far and would like to do a ...
      »Malo37: Hey Jeff, This is Dave with AZ Elite. The 2014 Demarini bat's are ...
      »Hookdup: I play for Famous/Fattboyz Demarini 40s and so far we all really like ...
      »SALSAKID49: ***UPDATE*** Well, I got my DeMarini, put 60+ BP hits on the 30oz ...
13 May 5, 2014 1976

A QUESTION FOR YOU BAT GEEKS

» Home Plate: Hi All I am interested in comparing the new Miken Big Cat to th ...
      »Tri18: A lot....the Big Cat will break in quicker and produce higher batted ...
1 May 5, 2014 775

Bat Makers

» rightrj1: I wondering what bat manufacture you guys think overall is the best, ...
      »Perl: I believe if you look in the dugouts what you'll see are more Mikens ...
      »taits: Combat gets my vote.
      »Dbax: Miken
      »zonk: Miken.
      »hemi racer: Miken IS the most popular brand out there. My personal choice is ...
      »leftyfalcon: I like them all.
      »rfsoftball: MIKEN FOR LIFE
      »Home Plate: Not only is Miken the most popular senior bat company.... arguabl ...
      »garyheifner: Seems like everytime a new bat is introduced on this site, everyone ...
      »taits: Garyh... Miken set the standard for distance. Durability has pretty ...
      »Locoengineer: Combat out hits em all
      »2bs-into-1bs: First post here fellas. Combat here. Although Miken is close. I've ...
      »olie04: Miken is the most spoken word as it relates to senior bats. Constant ...
13 May 4, 2014 1194

ASA and USSSA bats no longer approved for use in SSUSA play??

» BruceinGa: The way I read the new "Bat Policy" is that ASA, USSSA and some older ...
      »SSUSA Staff: That assumption would be incorrect ... The very first line of the BAT ...
      »cleanoneb: Please clarify: "Accordingly, all bats that were previously legal ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Please see Official SSUSA Rulebook 3.4(3) APPROVED BATS (at page ...
      »Fabe: There are many confused players concerning this policy....seems ...
      »BruceinGa: Staff, thanks for clearing my confusion! I have a 2014 USSSA ...
      »crusher: BruceinGa Good Morning. From the Bat Policy above here is the ...
      »BruceinGa: The model number of my Sick is SBSKBU. I'm still confused! thanks ...
7 April 30, 2014 1355

Miken BIG CAR Ultra tested today!

» Tri18: Hey guys, I got in the new Big Cat from Miken and quickly headed out ...
      »Tri18: Obviously...I missed on the spell check. Gorilla bot did not invent a ...
      »ApMiken: The bat is actually not a Triad Blackout Frame. This bat is the Ultra ...
      »Tri18: AP, You beat me to the punch! I was going to update my posting with ...
      »Tri18: Big Cat Update.... We played up in Georgia this past weekend so I ...
      »Home Plate: Will this bat have a 90 day warranty? And about how much will th ...
      »BruceinGa: Alan, I watch most of your first two games on Saturday. Some of the ...
      »Home Plate: No need to answer my questions in my previous post. I just got th ...
      »Tri18: Bruce, We did not play well at all this week either offensively or ...
      »BruceinGa: lol! yes, both teams had a hard time in the field.
9 April 28, 2014 1950

Ultra II TOC bat

» Adiktiv6: This bat is legit and worth the money spent....(so far) Took ...
      »Tri18: This is one of the best bats out right now. Imagine the red ultra II ...
1 April 25, 2014 777

2015 Combat Dirty G3 Reload

» Mark 44: I just received a 2015 Combat Dirty G3 Reload. GREAT BAT. The new ...
      »hemi racer: Mark, do you rate this bat better than the Combat Ambush as far as ...
      »Mark 44: I like it better than the Ambush, as it seems to hit harder. It's ...
      »hemi racer: Thanks Mark, sounds like I need to try one of these out. Like I ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: I had the opportunity to swing the new 2015 Dirty last week and I'm ...
      »taits: The just came out with another on pre-order, the 'Protent'. a few ...
      »Funk: I had the pleasure of hitting with Steve Imlay last week with both of ...
      »ChiPrimeMarty: I need a new senior bat, and the 2015 Dirty is on my short list. I'm ...
      »Mark 44: I have a Wanted in my arsenal as well as a couple of Twilights. The ...
      »ChiPrimeMarty: Mark, What weights have you swung with the Wanted and Dirty, and how ...
      »Mark 44: The Dirty definetly swings heavier than the Wanted. I swing light ...
      »ChiPrimeMarty: I ordered a 26.5oz Dirty G3 Reload, and it arrived today. Haven't had ...
      »biggrey9: I just got my new dirty g3 and broke it within 20 swings, i feel ...
      »ju25: Give Combat a call. They have great customer service, and there is a ...
      »Tri18: Bigrey, What ounce is your black centenarian and your Dirty? Alan ...
      »MK39: Biggrey9: Contact me toll free Monday 8am to 3pm 888 448 2919 ...
      »Tri18: MK and guys, My public apologies if I offended you or anyone else. ...
      »biggrey9: Tri18, the black centenarian is a 26 bal. and the dirty g3 is a ...
      »biggrey9: MK39, I'll give you a call monday and thanks for the info...i'm not ...
      »MK39: Tri18: Thanks and Happy Easter to you and yours. MK
      »MK39: biggrey9: Please email me the pictures as well to ...
20 April 20, 2014 2578

FLASH! Reebok MeLee Update!

» Tri18: Guys, I received a very surprising phone call yesterday. It seems ...
      »Az Iz: Is that because the Melee Legend is a overall better bat than th ...
      »Tri18: AZ, I should mention that the Barrage is also being produced. It's a ...
      »Lefty: My 28oz. Barrage Is getting very hot. I have a little over 100 cuts ...
      »PoollShark: I have to agree with Lefty, I have about 80 swings on one(I bought 2) ...
      »Tri18: Surprise today was that I received some Reeboks! I hit one briefly ...
      »surf88: Similar to Alan, I have received Melee's and Barrage's from Reebok ...
      »BruceAZ: Ed, who are you playing with and at what fields in Vegas next weekend ...
      »surf88: Bruce, my # is above, please call me. Will not be bringing bats as ...
8 April 17, 2014 1918

Reebok Melee end loaded bat

» Peck: Have used several Reebok bats and the end loaded bat I am using now ...
      »Tri18: Touch and go right now. I hit an unexpected shipment in this week but ...
      »Mark 44: Is it just me or are the newer Melee's taking more & more to break ...
      »grayhitter59: Mark, I also think they are taking longer to break in, hope this ...
      »Tri18: Manny and Mark, I have had several reports of a little extra break ...
      »Mario: I had a senior Melee LEngend end load last me 1400 hundred swings ...
      »Mario: I had a senior Melee Legend end load last me 1400 hundred swings last ...
      »Dbax: Did you ever make any contact with any of those 1400 swings? That May ...
      »surf88: There is no change in the Melee process. There may be some change in ...
      »ffdonnie: 1400 swings with a Melee? 1400 poopies maybe. I broke 4 last year, ...
      »Dbax: My end load was a hot bat but only lasted half a season.
10 April 16, 2014 1347

2 Piece Combat Dirty!

» Mark 44: I had the opportunity to hit a couple of 2 Piece Combat Dirty ...
      »Mark 44: Going back to hit the 2piece Combat Dirty, this week. Looks like ...
1 April 15, 2014 711

Miken's New Mike Macenko Signature Model is Coming Soon

» Gorilla Boy: Everybody the latest and greatest Senior bat from Miken is right ...
      »SALSAKID49: Great news Mike... Best wishes to you always in your new endorsement ...
      »Gorilla Boy: I know they are working hard to get it out. I am hoping to get it out ...
      »Tri18: Big Mike! Looking forward to swinging your bat. Hope all is well ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Hey Alan, thank you for the kind words on my health. Have not forgot ...
      »BruceinGa: Big Mike, looks as if you may have a winner!! Hope your health ...
      »SCRAPPY: Good to hear you are doing well. It will take time, but you are a ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Thanks for the great advice Mike. I myself can not wait to get out ...
      »Robo2: One question about this new bat. How will it hold up? Let's face it ...
      »Gorilla Boy: I have been watching the play of the new White 2 piece and Billy ...
      »Lefty: Mike the white 2 piece is the best bat in my bag and I hope your ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Lefty, you are right about Miken stepping up to the plate. They ...
11 April 15, 2014 1816
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