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new ultra 2

» big cat7: Has anyone hit the new ultra 2 TOC limited edition bat?
      »Tri18: Cat, It looks, swings, feels, and smells like the old red one piece ...
      »hemi racer: Hit with one at the classic spring training this past weekend. It ...
      »curty: check with T. Hennessy-- he broke the first new TOC model!!!
      »BudLeftField: Hit with one this morning off a tee. The bat feels and sounds just ...
      »Tri18: We have now completed a lot of testing on the TOC bat. As I mentioned ...
5 March 29, 2014 1666

Reebok Barrage and Senior bats in general...

» Tri18: Hey Guys, Just got in from a weekend tourney. I will be hitting with ...
      »bucs15: Hello Alan.I bought a Barrage from you guys in Tampa after my Miken ...
      »Super V 10: Dan, don't call reebok, take your receipt, make a copy, on your ...
      »Tri18: Dan, Shoot me an email and I'll help you through the process so you ...
      »Tri18: Dan, Forgot to ask...out of curiosity how was the weather and fields ...
      »bucs15: Thanks for the help guys.Got email today from Reebok stating to send ...
      »Tri18: Good deal. Let me know if you need anymore help with anything. Alan ...
      »surf88: To those of you who purchased Barrage bats from me recently, if you ...
      »Softballer48: Ed: I commend you on the way you are handling the Barrage problem; ...
      »Michigan Vet: Just took my 28 oz First batch barrage to Florida. I put 150 swings ...
      ».: This thread leads me to believe that buying a Reebok Barrage Senio ...
      »surf88: Obviously there are always going to be the anonymous nay sayers like ...
      »Home Plate: From what I can tell the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th and 8th posts on this ...
      »0: surf88 Why would I want to buy a Barrage when I read this? To ...
13 March 27, 2014 1734

New Combat Bryce Oliverra USSSA Bat

» Tri18: This weeks bat of testing choice...the limited production Wanted ...
      »Fabe: Mahalo for the update....heard this Braddah was launching at a ...
      »Tri18: We hit again with this bat yesterday. We had winds of 15-17 mph ...
2 March 27, 2014 781

2nd batch 27 Barrage

» Tri18: Guys, Got in another shipment of Barrages Friday so I pulled out a ...
      »hemi racer: Morning Alan, do rate the Barrage better,same,or less when it comes ...
      »Tri18: Hemi, That's a great question....to not be too technical I'll do my ...
      »hemi racer: Thanks Alan, good information for all levels of senior players. ...
      »Tri18: Hemi, As long as you got informed and made your best choice for ...
      »PoollShark: Thanks Alan, I just received 2 27's from the 2nd batch, I'm also ...
      »Tri18: The Ambush will generally break in quicker and get to higher levels ...
      »olie04: The Ambush I have is the worst senior bat I have ever had. It is ...
      »swing for the fences : this is going be good! ;-)
      »hemi racer: This last comment about the Ambush is reinforcement that different ...
      »olie04: Distance,speed of the ball being hit through holes,gaps in the ...
      »hemi racer: Fare enough Olie. In no way was I trying to be negative about your ...
      »Softballer48: Buyer Beware: I purchased a supposedly "2nd batch" 26oz Barrage as ...
      »Lefty: There's nothing special about my ambush. Doesn't hit any better than ...
      »injun: I've been swinging 28oz end loaded Ambush bats for the last two years ...
      »Fabe: I have been swinging the Ambush since 2012 n have enjoyed doing it! ...
15 March 24, 2014 1800

New tps

» big cat7: Has anyone heard when the new TPS senior bat will be available?
      »Enviro-Vac: The Demo I tried in Mesquite last year had real nice pop. Might look ...
      »swing for the fences : they were breaking out of the wrapper in 12 to 20 swings in Vegas ...
      »ffdonnie: Last I heard (read) was not till July at the earliest. I used this ...
      »Super V 10: I just finished up a review on the 2014 TPS Hyper Z and this bat it's ...
      »big cat7: Thanks Dave, but when will the tps be available to buy? And what are ...
      »Super V 10: Big Cat7 Don't know the release date, After today 260 swings on ...
      »BruceinGa: 2015
      »Super V 10: We now have 407 swings on the Z Dave Velasquez Senior Softball ...
      »PoollShark: Dave, do you have any plans to review the 2nd batch Barrage bats? I ...
      »Super V 10: Poollshark, Not for a while, right now you don't know whats first or ...
      »Super V 10: 603 hard swings on this bat before it cracked. 230lbs+ guys swinging ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Nice job. 600 swings is not bad. Dave did Billy hit any good? He hits ...
      »Super V 10: Mike, Billy's been killing it with this bat. Large sharked tooth, ...
13 March 18, 2014 1695

Reebok?

» PoollShark: Rumor has it up here in R.I. that Reebok is no longer making bats. ...
      »Tri18: The last I spoke with them they were considering another run of bats ...
      »?: Could that explain why nobody has done any 2nd batch Barrag ...
      »PoollShark: Thanks Alan, good info.
      »Marv19: My marketing background says Reebok's brand identification is in ...
4 March 16, 2014 1064

Louisville Hyper Z

» parney: Just want to give everyone a heads up on what is going on with the ...
      »BruceinGa: I heard today at Softball Mag's Spring Trng in Cocoa Beach that it ...
      »Super V 10: Bruce, Just curious, from who Dave Velasquez
      »BruceinGa: LS reps here. Email me at b_fairchild@hotmail.com if you want ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Hey Guys, I am sure there is talk about this and talk abouit that. I ...
      »BruceinGa: Per Dennis Turner
5 March 15, 2014 1020

New senior bats

» suitcase81056: Does any one have an accurate release date for the Easton "Elder" and ...
      »ffdonnie: According to guys on Softballfans board, Hyper Z pushed out to July. ...
      »Enviro-Vac: Sounds like Bauer has reached a purchase agreement on Easton
      »BruceinGa: I just found out that Bauer recently bought Combat.
      »Gorilla Boy: Bauer bought Combat and now Bauer has bought Easton. It should make ...
      »SALSAKID49: Done deal... Easton-Bell Sports Reaches Agreement to Sell Easton ...
      »SALSAKID49: http://www.financialpost.com/markets/news/Easton+Bell+Sports+Reaches+A ...
      »D.Litch: I've been hitting the Easton Elder since January... It's all been in ...
      »mnball: The Easton Elder I swung had close to 1,000 cuts and was insane. ...
      »1billyd: I see that the new GSC bat is not on the SSUSA Approved Bat List.
      »Adiktiv6: mnball, is it possible to gat a phone number from you on the ...
      »Adiktiv6: or maybe I can "get" that number from you.....sheesh, fat ...
      »mnball: Adiktiv6, I have had lots of people ask about our buy in program. ...
      »Adiktiv6: mnball, Thanks for the info, I am sure my hitting partner is ...
      »softball4b: The GSC P413 has been added to the approved bat list.
14 March 13, 2014 2702

Asa bats

» boogpow44: Our league has switched from senior allowed 1.21 bats to Asa bats ...
      »Whitey58: With those 52-300 compression balls the best ASA bat is the Miken ...
      »Bruster55: Hot ASA bats:Worth 454 sick or the Worth Filthy which is made for the ...
      »Fred S: Agree with Whitey58 on the Triad. I used a Triad 3 last year and ...
      »boogpow44: Fred s. Are you still swinging those 30 ouncers, the last time I ...
      »ju25: All of the new ASA bats are made and tested for the 52/300 ball. The ...
      »DonB: Here is some good info on new ASA approved bats that I found on ...
      »Fred S: boogpow44: Yep still swing those babies though they are actually ...
      »FOFO: I actually have a 2003 27 oz warranty replacement model, W melted ...
      »Dbax: FOFO, who are you playing with this year?
      »JMJIT: Hi all.my thoughts on asa bats.I have owned 3 combat derby boys(all 3 ...
      »boogpow44: Which model of dirty Asa bat, there is a couple to chose from.
      »JMJIT: There is only 1asa only Combat Dirty it is grey with red lettering
      »boogpow44: I don't believe I can name the retailer on this website, but combat ...
      »ju25: 2015 Dirty G3 Reloaded scheduled to be released on 3/21/14. These ...
14 March 12, 2014 1728

Reebok Barrage update

» Tri18: Guys, The second batch of Barrages are just in now. Reebok tweaked ...
      »mnball: Alan, Have you had a chance to swing any of these new second batch ...
      »Pull My Finger: What are the serial numbers of the second batch? How can I identif ...
      »?: Tri18 What is the assurance that you were delivered second batc ...
      »Tri18: Since I am going to the TOC this week I am not testing any new bats ...
      »softballnuts: I bought a 27oz Reebok Barrage Senior bat and I like it. Sinc ...
      »garyheifner: QUESTION: Since the 2nd batch is a changed formula, it is a ...
      »Tri18: No it doesn't need to be retested. It was a manufacturing defect and ...
      »Az Iz: Tri18 By reading your responses on this thread I can only come ...
      »swing for the fences : Allen, looks like everyone wants you to go test it... What ever the ...
      »0: How many and what "Tweaks" can a bat have before it's considered a ...
      »cyborg45: Since this is a changed formula, my concern is the new batch would ...
      »garyheifner: cyborg45 I was not aware of the 1st and 2nd batch of the 2 piece. ...
      »Lefty: I'm glad I swing a 28oz. Don't have to worry about a first or secont ...
      »Clean Up: Is anybody else out there that selling 2nd batch reebok barrag ...
      »cyborg45: Gary, The only way I would guess to know the difference would be in ...
      »surf88: The Barrage is an excellent bat in my opinion. I have been swinging ...
      »Clean Up: surf88 Are you selling the 2nd batch reebok barrage senior ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: I am getting confused..... Dave at Senior Softball Bat Reviews in ...
      »Tri18: Kleenex, Reebok did issue some refunds early on. They changed their ...
      »Tri18: Ok Guys, You asked for it and here it is. In an effort to help ...
      »Clean Up: Now that your testing the Reebok Barrage 2nd batch bat. I would like ...
      »Tri18: Clean up, It hasn't shown any damage at 65 of my swings. Keep in ...
      »PeteC: Alan, How many hits do you have on you current Ambush? Is it still ...
      »Bubble Gum: Tri18 What is the (Most overall sales) most popular ba ...
      »hemi racer: My first Ambush(26oz.EL) had at least 230+ hits on it when a small ...
      »Tri18: Pete, My first Ambush had over 800 swings on it. My second Ambush ...
      »garyheifner: Even though my posts may not always reflect it, I am a pretty smart ...
      »Tri18: Hey Gary, Your idea is one that I recommended to Reebok but....I am ...
      »Softballer48: Alan: First let me say THANK YOU for all your time on the phone ...
      »surf88: Gentlemen, I'm surfing for a few days more. Reebok is not going to ...
      »Tri18: Mike, You are very welcome. Glad to help you and the guys out ...
      »Clean Up: So how's the Reebok Barrage Senior bat test progressing? Have yo ...
      »AZTOMC: I bought a 27oz Barrage a couple of weeks ago. Put less than 100 ...
      »Lefty: Hopefully that was one of the firsr batch. My 28oz. arrives this Wed. ...
      »Home Plate: Tri18 Does Combat, Miken and other bat companies have a way o ...
      »Tri18: There are serial numbers now on most bats from each company . Some ...
      »0: After reading all the above posts. I think I will order a Reebok ...
      »swing for the fences : 0, why not go to Ebay and buy last years model? Cheaper and proven! ...
      »0: Swing Your right! It would be hard to convince me that th ...
      »swing for the fences : 0, the only two piece bat I ever swung that I felt flexed more than a ...
      »Lefty: Went hit with my 28oz. Barrage. I had 47 swings in and I believe this ...
      »cyborg45: This is what concerns me about a 2nd batch fix. The original Barrage, ...
      »Clean Up: How about an progress update on the testing of the 2nd batch Reebok ...
      »Tri18: Cyborg and Clean Up... I have hit the second group of Barrages a ...
      »Lefty: Alan I have a 28oz. Barrage. How would you compare the Barrage to the ...
      »Lefty: I've got around 80 swings on the barrage and she is game ready. Flys ...
      »softballnuts: Lefty As far as I know the Reebok Barrage will not web up like th ...
      »Lefty: Mine has a little webbing and hits great line drives and long balls.
      »Tri18: Lefty, Sorry for the late answer... My team was playing this weekend ...
      »Softballer48: Lefty: I have a 26oz 2nd Run Barrage I bought from Alan; and it ...
      »cyborg45: Lefty and others who have hit both the Barrage and Legit. Which has ...
      »injun: Alan, I've been swinging a 28oz. end loaded Ambush the last couple ...
      »Adiktiv6: Took swings this weekend(baseball field 354ft in the power alley). ...
      »Adiktiv6: The balls we used were ISA and ISSA Tattoo...44/375....24 old & 24 ...
      »Mario: Adiktiv, just crious, what was the temperature where you guys were ...
      »Tri18: Injun, Similar feel but different construction so the swing weights ...
      »Lefty: I bought a 30oz legit for daves video said it swong light. 30oz ...
      »Adiktiv6: Mario, it was in the 70s 70-72 degrees....great day to swing!
      »softballnuts: I have both the Reebok Melee Balanced and the Reebok Barrage firs ...
      »Pull My Finger: TO ALL Will somebody PLEASE POST when the 4th or 5th batch of Reebo ...
      »Clean Up: It seems the 2nd Batch Reebok Barrage test and results has gone abou ...
      »HJ: Perhaps Alan has helped create his own problems. Both Alan and MM in ...
      »Adiktiv6: HJ, I lean towards the "perhaps not" ! As a heads-up ...
      »Tri18: Guys, I haven't had as much time to test bats in the last couple of ...
      »PJ3P: Clean Up, as is often the case the last Barrage that was being tested ...
      »Adiktiv6: PJ3P, you're kidding, right? all senior softball bats are "game ...
      »curtiss: I got my Barrage this past Sat. went to try it out on Sunday ...
      »Tri18: Curtiss, I guess I did not understand in your text to me that you ...
      »Full Monty: Adiktiv6 Tell us about the bat speed drills you do?
      »hemi racer: YES!, bat speed drills, That would be great and I'm all ears.
      »BruceinGa: Paco, are you talking about MM weighted bat drills? Here is a ...
      »hemi racer: Big Mike clued me in on his drill couple of years ago, which I use to ...
      »?: Adiktiv6 What weight bat do you use?
      »HJ: Adi, cut and paste the above link into your browser and your ...
      »curtiss: Any more Reebok Barrage updates whoe is hitting them what weights and ...
      »Adiktiv6: To The (?) Question : I use 30oz when swinging any Combat (all thou, ...
      »Clean Up: STILL WAITING FOR THAT 2ND BATCH REEBOK BARRAGE ...
      »curtiss: Clean Up, Mine hits great just a little rattle Curtiss
      »Home Plate: Sure, ALL the Barrage bats hit great..... The questio ...
      »Michigan Vet: Hit with my new 28 oz Barrage today at Woodlawn Hitting Club in St ...
80 March 6, 2014 5765

Ulta2 with ASA stamp???

» DonB: We all know how good the ultra2 with the asa stamp is.What I don't ...
      »Hit the gap: I agree. I got three years out of mine and several thousand swings ...
      »FOFO: ASA stamp Ultra is the best bat ever made in my opinion. Im lucky ...
      »DonB: With some of the new senior bats that are coming out now that hit ...
      »tg69: FOFO ,you are exactly right. They were TOOOOO durable and lasted ...
4 March 6, 2014 808

Easton Rep for AZ

» Bruster55: Hi, Anyone have contact info for the Easton rep in Arizona.
0 March 5, 2014 332

Miken new senior bat-----ULTTOC 2014 Ultra-2 Max

» Eurskine: This is the new senior bat on the Market...Limited Edition..IS this ...
      »Perl: Eurskine Patty Mac and I hit this bat last week and it seemed ...
      »Eurskine: Perl Jam....I am doing great !!!!!! I feel like being re-born. This ...
      »Lefty: Perl ya'll need to try the senior worth legit. This is a bad a** bat. ...
      »DCPete: Took 10 swings with one at the TOC; liked it a lot, very good ...
      »Perl: Eurskine, glad to hear you're recovery is going well and look forward ...
      »Lefty: Perl so for we'll start at 65major. The only reason for that is I'm ...
      »SSUSA Staff: @Koz23 • Your messages offering to sell your bats have have been ...
      »crusher: SSUSA Staff - Question?? I did not see Koz23's msg to sell bats. ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We are actually considering Message Board strict policy changes to ...
      »crusher: Sorry, I did not mean anything ridiculous. I think you had a truck ...
      »hurler: you can get bats everywhere now ebay has probably best prices,if I ...
11 Feb. 26, 2014 1758

Boombah Boss

» Lefty: Went to the boombah site to see what the new 2 piece senior Boss ...
      »mnball: I had a chance to put about 75 swings on my new Boss and its the real ...
      »FarmerTed: The new Boombah Boss bat is LEGIT! 4 sure one of the top 4 bats out ...
      »Lefty: Mnball is their 1.20 stamped on the new Boss Senior. I didn't see it ...
      »FarmerTed: LEFTY: They do have the 1.20 stamped on them. Talked to a few other ...
      »Steve44: The senior model does not show in the pictures on the website but ...
      »taits: Might try this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zccDQFdMOU
      »K4LMaYHeM: The Boombah Boss Senior has BPF 1.21 on bat and has the SSUSA stamp.. ...
7 Feb. 18, 2014 1915

2015 Senior Legit

» Lefty: Dismorning I seen on another sport site pre orders are being taken ...
0 Feb. 15, 2014 628

new bat rules

» softballrulz23: hi everyone, was wondering if the og u2 will be legal in ssusa this ...
      »Tri18: Bats that were produced before the new rules that were previously ...
1 Feb. 14, 2014 624

What's the best bat for open tournaments?

» bobkat: I recently hit my first over the fence homer with a balanced 2-piece ...
      »Tri18: If you love the MeLee in balanced and swing a 28 or 29 you may be in ...
      »bobkat: Don't think I want to go to a 28 as I want to keep my bat speed up. ...
      »Tri18: It's not even a close comparison. The Ambush is a much better all ...
      »Fabe: I agree with Alan…Ambush is a fun bat n much better performance than ...
      »bobkat: Thanks for the advice guys. The Ambush it is.
      »17Black: Alan? Melee's not going to be made anyore?????
      »17Black: anymore??
      »hemi racer: There are several good senior performance bats out there, but I ...
      »big unit: well alan and fabe I have to disagree with your opinion on the dirty ...
      »hemi racer: I'm sure everybody's swing is deferent, but I'm just the opposite of ...
      »Tri18: Unit, obviously that's what I do...sell bats. However, I don't ...
      »Dbax: Awesome price and free shipping! I just ordered one.
      »miken44: hi guys have swung both the ambush and the dirty to me both are good ...
      »Gorilla Boy: So we don't get to out of control. Alan I disagree with you being the ...
      »Tri18: Mike, I totally agree with you and should have qualified the ...
      »the wood: Alan, You may be a very knowledgable bat guy, as is Mike. There are ...
      »Tri18: Hey Bob, See my above post...I acknowledged that I am not the only ...
      »swing for the fences : Dirty/Ambush/Combat have the same Barrel... all the same materials! ...
      »PJ3P: Popcorn ready. This will be fun. Now if you said Dirty and ...
      »hoovedog: Well here's my 2 cents,, In eleven yrs of Senior Ball I've had 3 ...
      »ju25: I must have got a bad Ambush, because my Combat original, white ...
      »the wood: Alan, I initially responded to your 'no comparison' comment because ...
      »RoyHobbs: Amen!!!
      »Tri18: Guys, To not beat dead horses all day... I have received numerous ...
      »tg69: As my son keeps reminding me, its not the arrow, its the INDIAN.
      »The real deal: My dad was stronger than your dad, and my muscles are bigger than ...
      »KC Jim: I have swung/tested all the bats discussed here and the Reebok ...
      »bobkat: Alan, got my Ambush this week. Thanks for the prompt shipment! ...
      »Tri18: Kat, Glad to hook you up...enjoy the Ambush it's a fun bat to swing. ...
      »boston: I read a review on softballfans.com senior board. The gentleman ...
      »surf88: As others are saying, everyone has an opinion and seems to make it ...
      »swing for the fences : BW, I called and talked to combat company about the Ambush and Dirty ...
      »Coop14: I received a couple calls about this and wanted to clear up a couple ...
      »swing for the fences : not what I was told last year! I called the company because I was ...
      »Tri18: Coop, I appreciate you clearing up this misconception...again. For ...
      »hemi racer: Now THAT my dear friends sounds like info we can count on. Coming ...
      »?: Ambush works well.
      »Full Monty: The Original Combat Da Bomb has always worked wel ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: REEBOK
      »Perl: There are a lot of great bats out right now, however if you look in ...
      »Pull My Finger: Most any BPF 1.21 Senior Bat will do. It just depends on ...
      »softballnuts: Yeah
      »Shut Up & Pitch: GSC!
      »Gonedeep43: I notice no one has mentioned the Worth Legit Senior Bat?? I've been ...
      »Tri18: 43, Good point! The Legit is by far the best bat that Worth has come ...
      »Gonedeep43: Alan, Are you a dealer?? If so, it's a long season, and who ...
      »SSUSA Staff: POSTING REMINDER • This Message Board has (only) four posting rules, ...
      »PeteC: Alan, How would you rate the Legit senior bat compared to the 2007 ...
      »Tri18: Pete, That run of bats was exceptionally good. In my opinion, Worth ...
      »bobkat: Alan, I've been able to hit a couple of times this winter with the ...
      »surf88: Guys, I just read this thread all the way through. Although I have ...
      »db14: Dave D. word it how you wish however once again the above post ...
      »Foothills: If you want reviews on bats from someone ,who has no profit motive, ...
      »B1GPAP1: my wife love's this kind of drama.
      »deep14: Reebok Barrage 30oz hit well for me.To those of you who hit the melee ...
      »armiho211: i have played senior softball for about 13-14 yrs. i have fallen for ...
      »Cruzen_now: Armiho..... Ditto.... Ultra 2 is still the Best bat out there.... ...
57 Feb. 10, 2014 4777

Bat warmers

» Breez: Sorry for the repeat, but my original post seems to have disappeared. ...
0 Feb. 8, 2014 422

2000 Freak 98

» local: What is the value of a little used 2000 Freak 98 with a 1.20 stamp? ...
      »brickyard 50: believe freak 98 is a 98 not a 1.20
      »local: I saw the bat and it's Freak 2000 with the 1.20 stamp. Clearly I am ...
      »canIjack: Excuse me sir, I believe you have an original Freak. Its says Freak ...
      »JamesLG: Hi John: The original Freak was a very hot bat. The sweet spot wa ...
      »curveball: I was outbid on a used 27oz Freak 98 last week on eBay. Sold for $81 ...
      »local: James, Lost your email address.Sent me something and I will fill you ...
      »curtiss: In 2000 when bats were rated for ASA they were also rated for USSSA ...
      »swing for the fences : CanIjack,, can you send me your email rnavarroelectric@yahoo.com
      »SALSAKID49: The OG FREAK was made for the 2004 season... to replace the ASA UII ...
9 Feb. 6, 2014 1085

Barrage or Legit

» Lefty: Just want to know if any one had bp with a 28 oz senior reebok ...
      »Tri18: Lefty, I have hit with both extensively. In fact, I just finished ...
      »PJ3P: Lefty, They are both in my top 3. I have always been an end load ...
      »surf88: Lefty, I have been swinging the Barrage in the west and it has been ...
      »DieselDan: Ed, Will you be at Bullhead again this year?
4 Feb. 4, 2014 1150
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