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What's the best cold weather bat?

» bobkat: What would be the best bat to use in under 65 degree temperatures? ...
      »Tri18: Bo, Go find a tree that's been hit by lightening and make the ...
      »swing for the fences : the Green Demarini Senior is a great cold weather bat!
      »BObatbrkr: Great advice tri18, once I build my wonder boy bat out of that tree, ...
      »Tri18: Simple....drill it and cork it...like Major League Baseball players ...
4 Dec. 16, 2013 534

Reebok MeLee....updates

» Tri18: For those of you inquiring....according to Reebok, they are NOT ...
      »Super V 10: Alan, So just to make sure, Reebok is not going to make bats any ...
      »Tri18: Not necessarily . They are not making anymore Melees right now. ...
      »surf88: Hello Alan and Friends, I too purchased Reebok stock and have both ...
      »mnmasters38: I have heard rumors about Reebok for some time, I'm hoping they ...
      »softballnuts: Tri/Surf Question: Does the Reebok Barrage have a different ...
      »Tri18: The Barrages finish and coloring are different than the MeLee. You ...
      »Tri18: Guys, Worked again with a new 28 Barrage today. Very, very nice feel ...
      »Tri18: We got the Barrage 28 to just over 300 hits. At around 205 swings it ...
      »softballnuts: Tri18 Keep the updates on the Barrage coming! I am intereste ...
      »BObatbrkr: What an incredible bat, it's ashame they make them so weak. Have not ...
      »BObatbrkr: What an incredible bat, it's ashame they make them so weak. Have not ...
      »BObatbrkr: The longest senior bat I had lasted 4 months. He got AMBUSHED
12 Dec. 13, 2013 1865

New Reebok Barrage 2 Piece

» surf88: I am currently in St. George, Utah at the World Senior Games. I have ...
      »ffdonnie: Ed is this a senior 2 piece bat? Corky was at BLD saying Reebok ...
      »Tri18: Donnie, It is indeed a senior bat and it will be available in early ...
      »swing for the fences : thanks Alan for shipping the Wintercrest..I was busy with Family in ...
      »Tri18: No worries! Time flew by that weekend and before you knew it it was ...
      »surf88: Hey Donnie, Yes, it is a 2 piece and it performed very well. I will ...
      »surf88: Have new Barrage and Melee bats. Contact me at info above. Ed
      »surf88: Brought the new Barrage's with me to Phoenix but did not sell a bat ...
      »surf88: Am driving to So Carolina and Florida beginning Friday. In the event ...
      »mad dog: hey ed what is the route in Texas you'll be taking.....i know you'll ...
      »surf88: As of right now, we are not sure as there is a big storm coming here ...
      »surf88: Checked in to hotel in Albuquerque. Snowed hard today in the ...
      »surf88: Road conditions are ROUGH ROUGH ROUGH. Will head south thru Roswell ...
      »surf88: TRIP BACK EAST: Made it to Ft. Smith, Arkansas last night. Road ...
      »surf88: TRIP TO SOUTH CAROLINA: Arrived to Knoxville, Tenn Sunday night. ...
      »BruceinGa: My wife and I were in Cherokee last week. We left you some $$ at ...
      »surf88: Thanks Bruce, They told us about it. LOL Lots of rain here now. We ...
      »surf88: Made it to Ocala, Florida for Thanksgiving and will be shipping ...
      »mad dog: ed,glad to see ya made it ok,have a good t-day.....
      »Tri18: Ed, Glad you made it to sunny Florida just in time for our first ...
      »surf88: Thanks Guys. Me too. Could sure use a chiropractic adjustment after ...
      »surf88: Enjoyed driving to Orlando to play ball on Friday. Met some really ...
      »softballnuts: surf88 I have the new Reebok Barrage with about 80-100 hits on it ...
      »surf88: NUTS: Obviously, technology and materials are advancing and materials ...
23 Dec. 10, 2013 2909

ASA Bats - Top 3 - My opinion

» Puppa: I play in a league that imposes ASA restrictions for bats. I consider ...
      »bullet: My opion,the original freak 98.mine has as much punch as any Ultra ...
      »Fred S: I have very good results from the Miken Triad 3.
      »Puppa: To Bullet: You are right, they are great although they have been ...
      »BruceAZ: I didn't see the Freak 98 on the ASA Banned bat list, the original ...
      »dag: Puppa...don't you mean 30-40 feet,not yards added to your hits?...How ...
      »Puppa: Thank you for correcting me.
6 Dec. 10, 2013 865

Had to happen

» JBTexas : after two years, 300 plus games, numerous practices and over 2,000 ...
      »mad dog: who put most of the swings on it JB......
      »JBTexas : Bob, 90% me and the rest from various team members. And I know my ...
2 Dec. 6, 2013 704

2014 asa bats

» Lefty: Would any know if the new 2014 asa bats have 1.21 stamped on the bat. ...
      »Tri18: ASA BATS FOR 2014 remain under the same new specs started last ...
1 Dec. 1, 2013 468

Update: Reebok Barrage

» Tri18: Hey Guys, here are the latest updates on the Reebok Barrage. After ...
      »Rainmans: Look forward to receive the bats! Happy Thanksgiving! Steve
      »Mark 44: Thanks for the update & responding to my text today. The bat I ...
      »Tri18: Glad to help you both out. I appreciate all of you and the people I ...
      »mad dog: tri18,is there a way we can tell if our barrages are one of the first ...
      »Foothills: I have to agree with Mark on the bat being hot early . Look forward ...
      »Tri18: Most of the early failures came from ; 3G-FTC--55660 Although, there ...
6 Nov. 27, 2013 830

Is There Any Real Difference?

» Full Monty: Other than the higher price, color and the 90 da ...
      »Tri18: Monty, I have tested both extensively. The new Blackout is much ...
      »softballnuts: Tri18 Can you explain what would be the difference between th ...
      »Tri18: Obviously one is a senior bat and one is not so....performance ...
      »Mavs19: I have hit owned both. I swing 28oz End Load bats. The Maxload has ...
4 Nov. 19, 2013 1258

louisville outlaw

» ABLXTRA: new to senior ball this year , is the Louisville outlaw legal? the ...
      »ABLXTRA: this would be the TPS SB-1
      »Wes: 1.20 is the old number before they set up a new test it is ...
      »taits: When it came out it was illegal, that was years ago, Standards ...
      »titanhd: Taits. I think that he is asking if the bat is legal for Senior ...
      »taits: That was my point, it gives no indication of how far it exceeds 1.20 ...
5 Nov. 16, 2013 696

1 piece~2 piece

» ?: Is there any real advantage that the 2 piece bats have over th ...
      »surf88: I am not an engineer so I cannot speak to this from that standpoint. ...
1 Nov. 4, 2013 543

Combat Wanted

» number27: Combat Wanted is new model, any one try it yet?
      »Tri18: 27, I just got them in stock along with the new 2 piece Reebok ...
      »Fabe: Alan is a good resource! Aloha, Fabe
      ».: Tri18 Does the Reebok Barrage come in "Balanced" and "End Loaded" ...
      »Tri18: No it does not. They have a "uniload" which is in between balanced ...
      ».: Tri18 Thanks for the info....will you be in Bullhead City in th ...
      »Tri18: No I will not. .... But priority mail gets there quick! Call me if ...
6 Nov. 3, 2013 780

GSC~~~Where Are You?

» Az Iz: Well?
      »softball4b: They are playing in Manteca this weekend.
      »swing for the fences : Yep 4B, they are playing my team at 540pm... should be 90+ degrees!
      ».: Maybe that question is about the bat?
      »Full Monty: What bat?
      »Fabe: Here we go....Aloha, Fabe
      »GSCJason: To all parties interested in the P413 Senior softball bat... ...
      »Dbax: Zzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
      »Shut Up & Pitch: I guess I just don't get it..... What is the point of showing a ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Shut Up & Pitch, I've walked through a model home and not a single ...
      »Shut Up & Pitch: Omar Khayyam Sure I could swing these prototypes all day long and ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Shut Up & Pitch, since they didn't even have a prototype that I was ...
      »taits: GSC was in Manteca, I met Steve, and four others from GSC. Only saw ...
      »Shut Up & Pitch: Omar Khayyam You made a wise decision in leaving that sexy woman ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Shut Up & Pitch, when I saw Miken, it was love at first sight. In ...
      »Fabe: Great posts! I think the reason for the questions are the history ...
      »crawdaddy: Monogamy is rare in senior softball. Who's your Crawdaddy??????
      »Pull My Finger: Senior Softball Bat Polygamy? Say it ain't so......
      »surf88: I received a P-413 last Friday at Vegas. I tried it against ...
      »Pull My Finger: The end of October is just a few days away. GSC STILL HAS NOT PUT ...
      »mnball: I have washed my hands so long ago with GSC that I will be a legal 50 ...
      »dleeadams: Since I paid for mine over 2 years ago I would take my money back ...
      ».: GSC.... the greatest bat that money can't buy!
      »GSCJason: To All - Please remember that the GSC you refer to from years ago was ...
      »1billyd: This thing has been kicked around a long time and I feel compelled to ...
      »softball4b: You are right about contract law being tricky. It has been ...
      »1billyd: I would still prefer to pay a fair share.
      »Clean Up: GSC Finger Pointing..... GSC Bat Demo's......(Nice Bat) ...
      »Fabe: Wow! That's a heavy analogy....these are guys stepping into new ...
      »Bubble Gum: The Demonstration Bats look and feel great! Like the Lap Dance ...
29 Oct. 31, 2013 3327

Bat restrictions for Seniors.

» Biscuit: I just joined a team in Corpus Christi for the Fall season. ...
      »hemi racer: Biscuit, several options on bat choices. Most of us have a hard t ...
      »Biscuit: Thank you Hemi racer, Are the restrictions on balls and bats to ...
      »Fabe: No legal bat will out perform a legit Senior Bat! They are fun to ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Biscuit, your question was legitimate about the purpose of SSUSA ...
      »Biscuit: > I am 66 years old. I have an old aluminum softball bat, that ...
      »swing for the fences : +-Omar, the new ASA bats made for the lower compression balls are ...
      »TexasTransplant: While all of the above is good information, if you are contemplating ...
      »Biscuit: Iwas thinking about getting two bats. One for batting practice and ...
      »DCPete: Whoa there OK, "composites came along much more powerful than the ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Swing, was it a man or a gorilla that hit that?!
      »Omar Khayyam: DCPete, I think it is pure conservative thinking that keeps the ...
      »swing for the fences : young kid with a new ASA bat... bottom line is I went and caught it ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Swing running and catching a ball at 390 feet (presumably on an ...
      »DCPete: OK; would also like to hear from anybody that swung both as to how ...
      »cyborg45: Never swung a ti, but I still have my original Ultra. Hottest bat by ...
      »mad dog: have swung both and it would be composite over ti all the ...
      »armiho211: swing for the fences : i will be playing in an ASA league next ...
      »swing for the fences : it's the Demarini Aftermath!
      »armiho211: swing; thanks for the info, i will check it out ! appreciate your ...
      »swing for the fences : no problem... there might be a wait.. they didn't make a ton of them ...
      »Tri18: Armiho, You may also want to consider one of Mikens new ASA bats as ...
      »OlyPenSenior: I'm looking for another balanced ASA bat for co-ed tourneys I play ...
      »rbigs51: i have the new miken asa white bat and i dont see where its so ...
      »surf88: I bought a new Miken ASA/USSSA bat this year from Tri18 so I could ...
24 Oct. 31, 2013 2096

New Worth Legit 2 Piece Senior 1st test results.....

» Tri18: Hey guys, Just got back from the field after putting the first 60 ...
      »Ugly Stick: I put a post on here a while ago about this bat. I think the bat is a ...
      »Gorilla Boy: I saw Don Clatterbaugh swinging it this past weeked in Salem. He was ...
      »Beasley: Yeah but Clatterbaugh could hit line drives into the trees with a ...
      »DoubleL10: To the best of my recollection, Clatta swings only Worth bats. And ...
      »Tri18: We were able to hit again yesterday with the Legit. We now have app. ...
      »4x4: It's amazing to me that someone can put 125 swings on a bat - ...
      »big cat7: What is this rant actually about,car wax or bats?The guy gave an ...
      »Perl: 4X4 Tri18 is a very knowledgable source on bats. While he does ...
      »4x4: Yeah - sometimes I get tired of the faux commercialism on a board ...
      »boogpow44: Don't be such a stick in the mud 4x4. It's nice to hear bat reviews ...
      »Fabe: Alan is legit! He sells much more than bats and has an open door with ...
      »bkb555: Being a worth guy for the past 8-10 bats I have used, this 2 piece ...
      »Tri18: 4x4, If you hit in the conditions that were there you would ...
      »JDub: Tri18 = Honest Abe Some of us have not reached the Grouchy Old ...
      »4x4: Alan - Every day on the field is a good day regardless of wind in - ...
      »Tri18: Good morning guys! It's a beautiful Sunday here in Florida and I ...
      »Tri18: 240 hits and all is well... Alan Team 1 Sports
      »cop298: I have bought two in the past several months...the knobs broke on ...
      »HJ: I would totally discount everything cop298 has said above. There is ...
      »swing for the fences : he has a vice like grip on his lower hand... chicken choking! :-)
      »cop298: just because I don't live on here and post daily does not mean in did ...
      »Tri18: Didn't your mom tell you to trust the police? It appears that the COP ...
      »DCPete: So how would this Legit compare to the prior Worth 454 Senior bat?
      »Tri18: DC, There is no comparison. The 454 was marginal at best and when ...
      »swing for the fences : Tri, you should of rubbed some wintercrest on the knob! ;-)
      »Fabe: Stop gripping your bats so tight! Man you guys need to come to the ...
      »PJ3P: I will agree with Alan that this bat is "Legit". I put about 60 ...
      »bkb555: OK...so I have about 200 swings on my sr. worth 2 piece and it has ...
      »leftybob: Interested in seeing more reviews. Any updates
      »bkb555: as of this time, I would not yet put it in the category of a Reebok ...
      »Gonedeep43: I received this bat on Thursday and used it on Saturday in Cathedral ...
31 Oct. 30, 2013 3753

Worth Legit Senior Bat

» Gonedeep43: I got this bat last Thursday and used it on Saturday at Cathedral ...
      »Romont: I have been curious about the Legit but have hesitated in buying one ...
      »Gonedeep43: @Romont My bat is 27oz and yes it is balanced. I also like an ...
2 Oct. 30, 2013 523

Bought my dad a bat... really hoping it's the right kind...

» youngbuck: My dad is about to start playing in the Sun City West Senior ...
      »cw: It looks like even though it is a "senior" league, they require bats ...
      »youngbuck: Thanks for the reply, I was afraid of that! I guess I'll get him to ...
      »cw: ...or get him interested in travel ball where he can use it! Most of ...
      »VINNY LV: youngbuck, I'll buy that bat from ya.. what weight is it ?? Im in Las ...
      »HJ: Youngbuck, it is nice of you to do this, but it is much more ...
      »surf88: Youngbuck: As others have shared, there are senior players who would ...
      »youngbuck: Thank you to all for the excellent information! I was going to tell ...
      »youngbuck: Ohhhh yeah it's a 34 28!
8 Oct. 29, 2013 1150

New for Vegas

» surf88: I am playing 55AAA with Desperados and 60AAA with Az Rangers. I will ...
      »Fabe: Is the new GSC Senior Bat out? Would like to have someone post it's ...
      »cal50: Fabe, I will have a new one with me. I will use it during the ...
      »Fabe: Too bad I play in the 50 Major division next weekend....Aloha, Fabe
      »swing for the fences : 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, ;-)
      »JDub: My Understanding is the GSC P-413 is still Not Legal for Senior Play ...
      »cal50: Fabe, I do remember you saying that about the 50 major. I will also ...
      »mad dog: ed will be looking for you.....your playing mesquite and huntsman ...
      »GSCJason: Fabe, JDub & All - The GSC P413 is SSUSA approved & will be in use by ...
      »JDub: To Dispel any Rumor and/or Innuendo, my Good Friend Dan “Rev” ...
      »Fabe: Aurite! Not sure if I want to swing it during a game, but I ...
      »GSCJason: Hey Fabe - What is your e-mail address as I'd like to coordinate ...
      »Fabe: Jason sending my addy your way! Mahalo and enjoy Vegas, I know I ...
      »surf88: Mad: Yes, I plan to play at Huntsman. Find me at Arroyo/Russell or ...
      »esemans55: Jason , my team is coming to Vegas from the little small wonder ...
      »surf88: I just returned to Colorado from Vegas. I used and let players use ...
      »curty: I was lucky to meet Ed & swing 2 of the new Reebok bats, 27oz & 26oz. ...
      »surf88: curty: Thanks for your response. I enjoyed meeting you guys and ...
      »surf88: Curty: As a follow up to the new Reebok Barrage bat, I am told it ...
      »curty: LOL- it was a single and error!! Kidding of course- i believe it was ...
      »surf88: I send my very best wishes to all the guys on your team. It was a ...
      »surf88: Am playing in St. George, Utah at Huntsman World Senior Games with ...
      »surf88: Good Morning, An update on the new P-413 from GSC. Many of you in ...
      »bkb555: we would like to try out one of these bats in Central NY Syracuse ...
      »bkb555: I am speaking of the GSC P-413 bat...26 and 27 oz
      »GSCJason: Hey bkb555 - Rich Ezell (GSC Regional Manager) lives in Rochester & ...
      »surf88: Jason, I have been emailing back/forth with him since Oct 13th. Ed
      »GSCJason: Hi Ed & Brian - My apologies as I didn't realize you two had been ...
      »Mango: Will the GSC bat and softball team be at the Phoenix Worlds?
      »Rev#7: Mr. Mango, how are you doing? GSC TEAM is not going to PHX . I ...
      »surf88: Mango, I will be in Phoenix with the bat if you would like to see ...
      »Mango: Hey Rev, Sorry to hear you guys aren't going to Phoenix Worlds. I ...
31 Oct. 23, 2013 2892

My Last Review

» softball4b: In the past, I have expressed my opinion on bats with the caveat that ...
0 Oct. 22, 2013 603

Worth Launch 2007 vs 2008 model

» softball47: Anyone have an opinion about the launch 2OO7 gold model vs the 2OO8 ...
      »titanhd: Save your money. Maroon version was a dud.
      »outfielder: Softball47 the Worth 510 Launcher gold is a great bat but takes a ...
      »ju25: IMO the gold launch is a bomb dropper, but very fragile. The maroon ...
3 Oct. 21, 2013 533

Reviews for COMBAT DIRTY BAT

» ricky33: thinking about getting one. can u post any pros and cons about this ...
      »Brusco: I have used Combat for a few years now and I like the Dirty a lot. ...
      »leftyfalcon: I like my dirty. I guess every bat is a little different on break in. ...
      »Budda12: I have about 200 swings bat is great used in Reno put my ultra away ...
      »swing for the fences : Bat has promise performance wise, but Paint job is Terrible... ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: I have been hitting the "Dirty" most of the season and I'm very ...
      »Webbie25: My Dirty is nearing 100 cuts-and I have not had a bat last that many ...
      »softball4b: Paint Job - I have seen one bat that the paint was coming off, I do ...
      »ricky33: thanks guys, sounds like the dirty is a good bat. i think i may get ...
      »miken44: my teammate just got one went out hit it yesterday put about 100 ...
      »esemans55: I have had my 27oz Dirty now for 4 tournaments couple guys use it . ...
      »softball4b: Yesterday I decided that I would side by side test my Reebok 29oz and ...
      »PJ3P: Totally jealous that you can get 600 swings out of a 29 oz Reebok. I ...
      »hoovedog: Have 300 swings on a 26 oz balanced dirty, at 5'10 180, not a bat ...
      »senior 55: I purchased a 27oz Balanced Dirty and took it out of the wrapper for ...
      »RoyHobbs: Steve L. Imlay, what is the weight of the Dirty that you prefer? ...
      »jackbrun: I bought two 27 oz. end loaded dirty bats in February. I used one ...
      »bogie: I too had an opportunity to swing Mike Kellys Dirty bat for a tes ...
      »RoyHobbs: Thanks guys. Bogie, were you swinging a balanced or endloaded Dirty? ...
      »lewis: We found that with most composite bats that if you buy 10 bats 3 will ...
      »Funk: There are some extremely reputable hitters saying great things about ...
      »bogie: 27 end load....I have used different bat manufacturers senior bats ...
      »Webbie25: Update-I finally broke my Dirty. It's been 3 months since I posted it ...
      »tightline: where are you buying the dirty? what price and any warranty?
      »taits: Try Kelly's ultimate Sports.
      »softball4b: There was an unsubstantiated rumor that you could not find The Dirty. ...
      »Webbie25: I ordered another one today.
      »Webbie25: Interesting-it has been extremely wet here-we had the same system ...
      »HJ: We are using the tattoo ball this year in league play. As promised, ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: RoyHobbs, Sorry I haven't responded to your question - missed it ...
      »Webbie25: LOL-Steve-you know me by now-sometimes I put stuff on just for the ...
      »RoyHobbs: Steve L. Imlay, thanks for the information. I also am very happy with ...
      »esemans55: Ok , end of season and my 27oz Dirty is still hot , had practice last ...
      »Tri18: Doc, I am very confused? When we played you 3 games on Saturday the ...
      »BruceinGa: A teammate told me yesterday that he and his bp partner hit their new ...
      »RoyHobbs: Combat Dirty Update: I played in a Florida Half Century tournament ...
      »B1GPAP1: Great Tourney RoyHobbs!
      »Tri18: Ambush update: Roy, you had quite a tournament! Great hitting. Team ...
      »softball4b: I finally broke my 28oz Dirty..700-800 swings. Got a 29oz...has about ...
      »EMJ: Hey Bro.. the way you were swinging that 29oz.....I second.... you ...
      »PJ3P: Gee Doc aka Roy Hobbs, not a word of mention for your insanely ...
      »RoyHobbs: Tri18 aka: "Alan The Hitting Machine," As much as I didn't want to, ...
      »PJ3P: Slight? Only if slight means 45 degrees while staring at the sky! LOL ...
      »GI: I have been hitting Steve Imlays Dirty in Batting practice on Sat. I ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Gary You hit the Dirty very well!! Good luck this weekend. SLi
      »StevenL.Imlay: Gary You hit the Dirty very well!! Good luck this weekend. SLi
      »Webbie25: My cracked Dirty is still alive and hitting well. Joey from league-I ...
      »Joey525i: Mark is crazy, but anyone who knows him knows this already.... I was ...
      »Webbie25: This was supposed to be about the bat-not the idiot using it.
      »DCPete: What's the final verdict on the Dirty? Does it hit as well as the ...
      »Webbie25: DCPete-I bought a second one-Mike Kelly looked at the cracked one-he ...
      »DCPete: Thanx W25; when your gamer is a 1-piece Red Miken you're always ...
      »Webbie25: DCPete, I have gone through 4 black Mikens since I got the Dirty. I ...
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