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What does it mean?

» SOFTBALLNUTZ: I have heard several different explanations with no clea ...
      »Turning2: simply the wording of their marketing of a "different" end load. ...
      »bkb555: endload is usually 1/2 ounce reloaded is 3/4 ounce at least that is ...
2 April 17, 2021 246

Prodigy/Proton

» outfield13: Has anyone had the opportunity to swing any of these bats yet?
      »TSchultz: I got mine on order. It was delayed due to the name change. I am ...
      »Reggie4's: Waiting on mine too....Is the company name prodigy or series ...
      »rmp0012002: Like the previous posts I am waiting on an order of one. Proton is ...
      »SMOKE707: those bats are not legal according to SSUSA's bat policy, just saying
      »Dbax: Why are they illegal? Their website said they are approved for play ...
      »SMOKE707: because they are not on the approved SSUSA list
      »Wood_1966: That may be true, but it also is not not the "disapproved bats" list. ...
      »Wood_1966: Looked at Proton's website and despite it not being listed as ...
      »SMOKE707: Wonder why SSUSA haven’t updated the approved list. If I was playing ...
      »UMBACH: The bat has the Susa stamp on it
      »UMBACH: Susa
      »SMOKE707: I have a Ultra ll with a ASA stamp, that doesn’t make it legal in ASA ...
      »Reggie4's: I talked to Dave @ Proton. Seems Worth had the Name Prodigy already ...
      »yerwombat: SSUSA charges manufacturers a licensing fee to be on their list
      »Casey#44: Has anybody hear anything on them. They are no longer responding ...
      »rmp0012002: Pre-order shipping date has come and gone but their Major team ...
      »Casey#44: Thank you. I've been patient. Not a complainer. It's just not cool ...
17 April 16, 2021 1180

Help with Suncoast customer service

» Unitedsoftball3: I am hoping someone can help me. I purchased a Suncoast 12" Max bat ...
      »sbsoftball30: Try calling John at Suncoast Bats in Kentucky. 270-991-3999.
      »Lefty: My buddy said after 240 bp swings it did't sound good. I looked an ...
      »Danaj18: I broke mine first BP session sent it back. I had no communication ...
      »rmp0012002: Some reps on Facebook stopped dealing with Suncoast so there must be ...
      »DRB22: The new Diamonds are holding up well.
      »eights88: Bought the suncoast melee 12" endload 12-28-2020,recieved it ...
6 March 28, 2021 1008

2021 DeMarini Denny Crine

» Lefty: Can anyone tell me on the DeMarini Denny Crine softball bat the ...
      »Lefty: To late for durability. Started chipping at 125 bp swings and busted ...
      »Bruce M: Mine cracked after 240 swings. Above 70 F. 375/44. Great bat, but ...
      »outlaw44: I bought the demarini denny crine 2021 senior, i was planning on ...
      »Killer17: My buddy had one cracked in about 300 swing and it wasn’t hot out of ...
      »TOMMYHAWK77: My experience so far with this bat is that it is holding up but ...
      »stayfit2016: Mine cracked after 125 swings, but before it cracked, it was awesome!
      »BK28: Junk and I mean JUNK! I broke the first one I purchased last year ...
      »marcster13: I picked up a Demarini Denny Crine last week and it came with a 1 ...
      »phils57: I am 72 and broke this years model in 170 swings. I emailed demarini ...
9 March 24, 2021 1872

BP swings

» TimMcElroy: Some questions crossed my mind after listening to chatter at the ...
      »birdie: Must have been a slow weekend with that much time to think about ...
      »Goater: When I get a new bat, I take it to the field with a bucket of balls ...
      »yellowjacket95: I am sure people are going to think I am nuts but here goes... I ...
      »Bucs-Chico: I think the bigger question is ... if you don't take a full swing, ...
      »Dbax: Actually, you can take an infinite amount of swings and your bat will ...
      »softball4b: Dbax, now thats funny.
6 March 24, 2021 671

Addias 2020 VS 2021 Suncoast Bats.

» BronxNewYorker: Can anyone provide an honest opinion on the Suncoast Balanced bat ...
      »yellowjacket95: Bronx, Here’s a couple videos that might help answer your ...
      »bkb555: i think the blue ones start out hotter and are more durable...just my ...
      »DRB22: I am swinging the '21 Balanced model now as well as the '19 balanced. ...
      »Wood_1966: I have both, and I am now selling all my 2020 Melees. The 2021 just ...
      »Casey#44: I don't have the balanced but I do have both in the end load version. ...
      »franjan: Ihave the 2020 white balanced 26oz. I am 80 years old and weigh in at ...
6 March 20, 2021 1296

2021 DUDLEY DOOM DAN SMITH MAX POWER LOAD SSUSA SENIOR SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL BAT: DSSR2M

» Packy: as anyone swung these bats yet ? I love an endload , I guess i will ...
      »Packy: Well just got the bat , very good looking bat , weight is as follows ...
      »marcster13: Wow! Look at that endload! Haven't seen something like that in a ...
      »Packy: ok, so i took the tape off added a bat knob reweighed the bat , same ...
3 March 18, 2021 716

Suncoast Rep in Vegas

» NYGNYY: Hi Just checking to see if there will be Suncoast rep's in Vegas, ...
      »DRobb: Yes there will be someone from Suncoast at Arroyo Grande. If there’s ...
1 March 4, 2021 211

softballs

» big cat7: Our senior league is going from the rock softball to the worth and ...
0 March 3, 2021 263

Is It Altered?

» SOFTBALLNUTZ: I hear so many things about "Altered Bats". Is removing th ...
      »DaveDowell: Altered equipment is discussed in Rulebook §3.4(4) ... ...
      »SOFTBALLNUTZ: Sorry! Just asking for a friend...lol :) So multiple Knob Cuff ...
2 Feb. 25, 2021 569

Bat sales for Phoenix Spring Training 2021

» FTP: Will there be bat sales reps. at Spring Training tournament 2021?
      »DaveDowell: That event is run by an independent T.D. and not by the SSUSA Home ...
1 Feb. 15, 2021 203

Best 2021 bat for 70+ Seniors

» drb69: I have watched many BP videos which are of no help to a normal sized ...
      »DaveDowell: This is borrowed (with appropriate credit) from Corky Pellein when he ...
      »BruceinGa: Practice or I should say "perfect" practice. We are hitting today at ...
      »Lefty: Bruce are you going to huntsville in March. Playing 65AAA with TAG ...
      »RDSinNEOHIO: Hitting? Not for us northerners just yet. Or, with apologies to ...
      »BruceinGa: No Lefty, I'll be playing in a FHC tournament in Fl. RDSinNEOHIO, I ...
      »irishmike: Great comments but did anyone actually answer the question the ...
      »Turning2: irishmike - Hope this info helps, best 2021 bat i have hit is ...
      »G MAN: Corky Pellein - Where ever you are - Myself and along with many ...
8 Feb. 14, 2021 1074

Which bat to buy follow -up..

» DRB22: I couldn't comment on that thread since it is locked. But, unless ...
      »Tri18: 2 years or so ago I helped MIKEN/Worth develop the one piece Wicked. ...
      »DRB22: Okay, good. Would prefer it was made USA, but at least I know its ...
      »Saratoga2: I was able to get a Miken Ultra Fusion JB by calling Alan Tanner. ...
      »DRB22: I just traded a guy a U-trip FF2 for an AT18 XL...should get it today ...
      »stayfit2016: Follow up on the Dudley Bobby NiFong, it took over 450 hits to break ...
      »Turning2: New to this forum/discussion website. I use the 2018 Worth Wicked XL ...
6 Feb. 2, 2021 1596

New 2021 AT18 and MIKEN Senior bats

» Tri18: Hi Every one Excited to announce that the newest technology in ...
      »DRB22: AT, when your hitting/demoing bats down here in FL let me know, I 'd ...
      »Biskit 09: I saw Dave swing the 2021 Ultra 2 when does that bat come out?? Also ...
      »Tri18: The Ultra II is available now and the JB probably around the first of ...
      »Biskit 09: Thank You can we get the U2 from you?
      »Tri18: Yes I do have them. AT18 561-718-7504
      »Wood_1966: What is the going rate for the 2021 Johnny Baily?
      »Tri18: Pricing is $220 plus shipping for all of the new Miken and Worth ...
      »Tri18: Just put out a info video on you tube and my Facebook page describing ...
      »Tri18: Exciting news! The 2021 lineup will be delivered to me this Monday ...
      »Tri18: We will be set up at Auburndale at the hitting clinic and skills ...
10 Jan. 17, 2021 1964

ONYX Senior Bat with a WARRANTY

» ONYX SOFTBALL BATS: Believe it or not, ONYX has come out with three new 2021 Senior bat ...
      »Wayne 37: If you mean a grand total of three, I'd believe it. jk.
      »spider9188: Kevin...will you have the new ONYX models being shown at the SSUSA ...
      »ONYX SOFTBALL BATS: My apologies Spider9183. I will not be attending the TOC this year. ...
      »Benji4: Kevin I hear it's hard for Carlos to travel anyways. I'm told he is ...
      »gott2play: Benji, Benji, Benji, You still bagging’ on the free ...
      »ONYX SOFTBALL BATS: HaHa Benji!!! Hope to see you out on the filed soon.
6 Jan. 7, 2021 1015

Looking for a 2015 Easton Salvo Senior SSUSA Slowpitch Bat SP15SVSR

» Brooklynballer11: Hey Gang, first time caller long time listener lol.... So we hit ...
0 Dec. 20, 2020 390

2 pc vrs 1 pc

» Goater: Currently, it seems as if 2pc bats outnumber 1 pc bats about 80% to ...
      »Mannjo: Just remember,it’s not the wane,it’s the magician
      »DCPete: No personal opinion but the experts like Dave V. will point out that ...
      »DRB22: I do agree that the 1 pc bats tend to offer a larger sweet spot, ie: ...
      »RAM33: Hey guys I've been playing softball since 1979. Been playing senior ...
      »mck71: Goater - I have always read here and in other places that the swing ...
      »DRB22: I have no issue switching between 1pc and 2pc during a tournament, ...
      »mck71: DRB22 - me neither. I BELIEVE I get a little more distance with my ...
      »DRB22: Nice, traded my red knob for a '19 Adidas red 2pc + cash. My #1 ...
      »Goater: My best one pc bats have been OG Ultra II, Blue MM Combat (hands down ...
      »titanhd: DRB22-MC71. which color model Wicked?
      »mck71: titan - I am speaking about the black 1 pc with green writing, ...
      »DRB22: titan- I have the '19 model, green with the black writing..also ...
12 Dec. 7, 2020 1421

Pure - Fast Eddy

» Wood_1966: anyone have experience with the Pure Fast Eddy? Heard it was super ...
      »leftybob: Each time there is a new bat they are hot right out of the wrapper!
      »Omar Khayyam: I disagree. When you plunk down $300 for a "new hot bat" and doesn't ...
      »DieselDan: "Each time there is a new bat they are hot right out of the wrapper!" ...
      »leftybob: Great assessment DD..
      »DRB22: Some discussion going on about whether the Fast Eddie is just and ...
      »Wood_1966: I heard the same about it being just repainted Integrity as well. ...
      »Double Dee: I have one. A bit stiff, but it is a hot bat for sure.
      »bringiton: I think all the bats are the same
      »Wood_1966: Thanks Double Dee. I am not a fan of one piece bats, they usually ...
      »bandylegs17: Wood, I'm hitting one up here in OR. Still cold and wet so using room ...
      »Wood_1966: Thanks, I just ordered one for the hell of it and will see how it ...
11 Nov. 20, 2020 1217

2021 AXE Avenge

» Ready-to-play: Any input on this senior bat? If hit, how did the handle feel?
      »Wood_1966: I think Senior Softball Bat Reviews posted a review on YouTube. I ...
      »bkb555: there was no review on it...it was a BP session...but it did say Part ...
      »Wood_1966: I hate when they call it a review and then just show them hitting it, ...
      »Ready-to-play: I checked the “review” out. Didn’t really help much. Thanks for ...
4 Nov. 18, 2020 56363

Bats and equipment this weekend at St. George

» Tri18: Happy to announce the MIKEN and Worth tent will be at the Canyons ...
      »okiehitter: Alan - I very comfortably swing a 2016 Ultra Fusion 30 oz balanced ...
      »Tri18: It very well would add to your bat speed. It may take a couple of BP ...
2 Nov. 12, 2020 921
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