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NEW Dudley Lift one piece 2020

» Dusty-3: Has anyone heard of or does anyone know anything regarding the newest ...
      »DocJoel48: 13”. Barrrel endloaded Bobby Nifong signature in around the 15th. ...
      »ju25: I thought the Nifong was a 12" HOTW
      »RJB: There will also be another 1 piece coming out name after " McCarron"
      »Dusty-3: That's what I heard this past weekend in Salem. But no one seems to ...
      »Dusty-3: Just found a video posted today (7/15/19) of the Dudley one-piece ...
5 July 15, 2019 565

Top 5 Bats Senior Softball ?

» PLAYER99: What are Top 5 Senior Bats? Feedback Adidas Meleee Dudley ...
      »Nancy Allen: I saw this a few weeks ago, when I was looking for an opinion on the ...
      »Nancy Allen: Every list is subjective. This 2019 review matches a couple of your ...
2 July 15, 2019 471

Easton Empire 1 Piece Loaded

» rlspls1974: Just wondering if anyone has hit the new Easton Empire 1 Piece Loaded ...
      »BJB22: I saw the bat on a special buy online and looked at some video ...
1 July 14, 2019 593

DUDLEY HOTW REPLACEMENT

» mack23: Just got the replacement bat Serial # starts with 1906. Anyone know ...
      »DocJoel48: You should be good..These are a new batch that just arrived!
      »mack23: Thanks!
2 July 12, 2019 280

MIKEN ULTRA 2 WITH ASA2000 / ISF HAS A "W" MELTED IN THE END CAP

» armiho211: had the above bat for a few years, still in wrapper, just noticed ...
      »Garocket: Not trying to be funny but if you turn that w upside down it is a M ...
      »TimMcElroy: I was once told that the "W" designated the bat as a warranty ...
      »msw4indy: The above is true. Before S/N stickers that you now have to keep to ...
      »Wayne 37: If it's still in the wrapper, it doesn't sound like it has been ...
      »curveball: Nope Wayne, not a wives tale. UII had warranty, sent in cracked, ...
      »Wayne 37: Hmmmmmm I never sent one off and they had The engraved lettering. ...
      »Juice9: Yes the melted W on the endcap stood for no warranty. Most of us got ...
      »armiho211: somebody else mentioned that when the first batches of ULTRA 2 ...
      »lb16: Just my opinion but the bat is definitely stronger and will last way ...
      »Wayne 37: Frank, some people would pay big money for a Miken Ultra II with the ...
      »southerinman: When I was in my late 40's (now 59) and knew I was going to be ...
11 July 8, 2019 981

ONYX Senior Bats

» BOURGEOIS: I heard a rumor going around this past weekend that someone is saying ...
      »J R: I got an Onyx Blackout from Elite in Dallas this week. A rumor says ...
      »Boomer78: JR- The bat is made by Elite not Demarini. I currently swing the ...
      »Opie83704: I demo'd one at Vegas Worlds last year in September. I liked it and ...
      »BOURGEOIS: Opie, I am sorry no one got back to you on your issues with the ONYX ...
      »Opie83704: Thanks Kevin. I will give you a call. Thanks. Jason Obenshain
      »Jrotten08: Kevin I'd like to pick up one of your signature bats...
      »BOURGEOIS: Jrotten08, Give me a call and I will get you taken care ...
      »Phoenix26: Playing last weekend at Carson and saw a few of these sticks. Doubt ...
      »BOURGEOIS: Phoenix26. The ONYX BOURGEOIS 12" EL does not add more weight to the ...
      »Opie83704: UPDATE: I been working with with Kevin and also Ryan at Elite ...
      »BOURGEOIS: Your welcome Jason. Enjoy swinging the ONYX bat. Kevin
      »Mr Wolf: I’ll just add my two cents about the Onyx 12” 25.5oz. for what it’s ...
      »LM21: Our team won an onyx in Mr. Bourgeois's NBA pool and I didn't use it ...
      »Wayne 37: Are there no specific rules as to the bat drop ratio? 30.5 to 25.5? ...
      »TimMcElroy: "Drop" is a term used for youth bats where the bat length varies ...
      »Wayne 37: I'm aware what drop ratio is. Senior league BB bats' are a minus 3 ...
      »B.J.: wayne, ??? most of what you posted above does not pertain to SENIOR ...
      »Nancy Allen: BJ, mine are 25 ounces.
      »B.J.: Nancy, yes.. I know ladies are allowed lighter bats.. are they ...
      »Nancy Allen: Two are 25 ounces; one is 25.5. All are legal senior bats, and none ...
20 July 7, 2019 4041

Dudley HotW crack

» BiggMando: Wyatt is the number Ito contact Dudley regarding replacement of my ...
      »gman67: Dudley Customer Service 1-855-253-4533
      »lb16: Are people still buying these bats?
      »Dusty-3: I have heard that some of the HotW 14" bats that are being sent out ...
      »lb16: Dusty-3 Actually all the bats being sent out for replacement are ...
      »LeeLee50s: Dudley is actually working on the problem. A new shipment of bats ...
5 July 1, 2019 681

What bats are allowed?????????

» Junior2412: Other that a "senior" bat, can I use any USSSA or ASA bats in a ...
      »Dbax: Yep.
      »ju25: The bat must have a bpf stamp of 1.21 or lower, the new ASA bats do ...
      »titanhd: PAGE 15 OF THE RULE BOOK.
      »Junior2412: Titanhd.........Reading Page 15 doesn't really help me with this ...
      »ju25: USSSA bats 2013 and beyond have the 1.20 bpf in the thumb print . ...
      »Junior2412: Yes...........here's the rule............... 3.4(3) • APPROVED ...
      »armiho211: got a couple of used bats if interested: RAWLINGS SILVERBACK ...
      »marcster13: Here is the list. You still see people swinging illegal bats like ...
      »softballer: How about the combat b-1 old one?
      »Fabe: Bat requires an association stamp...got one of those! Aloha, Fabe
      »Nancy Allen: Fabe, you might want to look at the Bat Policy above which includes ...
      »Fabe: Nancy, Good follow up...I was making reference to the Combat B1 with ...
12 June 17, 2019 1035

Soft Barrel Bat

» 0: Lately, I've been hearing talk of bats with "soft barrels". So ...
      »Tri18: 0 Great post...because this brings up a very new and viable topic. I ...
      »Saratoga2: I have an engineering background and tend to look for a clear ...
2 June 13, 2019 982

Dudley HotW 14” replacement bat

» leftyodoul: I just received my hot W 14 inch replacement bat from Dudley. The ...
      »Rick35: Well..what is the first 6 serial number..as it represents the date of ...
      »leftyodoul: The first 6 digits are 250419. The bat comes from the most current ...
      »sbsoftball30: My first Hot W 26 ounce cracked in Mesquite with well under 75 ...
      »TOMMYHAWK77: Just received my 14" replacement about 2 weeks ago. It also has a ...
      »Crusher23: Got my 14", 27 oz replacement HOT W recently and was finally able to ...
      »Saratoga2: I'm still awaiting mine. Sounds like the 250419 is from a new batch. ...
      »Crusher23: OK, got an update. So the serial number on my replacement HOT W is ...
      »lb16: Guys it's not that hard to figure out. None of the serial #s matter ...
      »Mikelmart: I received my replacement 14" after waiting 3 months. I now have 75 ...
      »DieselDan: This topic seems like a great endorsement for Adidas.
      »Saratoga2: i contacted Dudley again today asking for a date when the replacment ...
      »lb16: That's funny every person I know that got one it has broke. And ...
      »Saratoga2: I just got my replacement serial # 2112180654. It's a 26 ounce 14" ...
13 June 8, 2019 2019

BAT

» garyheifner: Has anyone hit the 2020 Dimarini larry carter signiture red mid ...
0 June 4, 2019 157

Keeping Weight on Rear Foot during Stride, Key to Hip Power

» bogie: One of the most misunderstood steps of the swing and under used ...
      »Casey#44: The video was great Bogie, thank you. Casey
      »Goater: As part of this ... shoulders are behind the hips at contact
      »StevenL.Imlay: Bogey, another well done video that is essential for players working ...
      »Bruce M: Bogie - This is your student from Seattle. Totally get it. ...
      »softballer: Hey boogie Had my knee done and everything is ahead of schedule I'm ...
      »bogie: Nicely done Bruce..keep up the good work and Monta...glad the knee is ...
6 May 27, 2019 1228

2019 Dudley HOTW cracked bats

» mack23: Anyone have any solid info on what Spalding is doing with this ...
0 May 25, 2019 318

2015 dudley thunder compared to the new ones they are selling

» caps14: I had the original Dudley lightning balanced bat it lasted 4 years ...
      »57BLACK: YES SIR BOUGHT ONE OF THE REISSUES IT CRACKED HAD IT A MONTH ONLY ...
      »J R: My Dudley Hot W short barrel broke in 52 swings. I am 75. They said ...
      »Enviro-Vac: hmmmm I bought two I have not used yet as I am waiting for warmer ...
      »J R: It has been the mid 80’s here in Houston. It may may have cracked ...
      »TOMMYHAWK77: JR, it would be good to call them back and hopefully speak with ...
      »action50: I got a text from Dudley today telling me they have short barrel in ...
      »NPW#9: I have one of the old 2015 Dudley's and love it. When that one cracks ...
      »Saratoga2: I have the Dudley Hot W 14 inch and received it at the 1st of April. ...
      »cyborg45: Action, I have the short barrel version and I really like it. It is ...
      »Wayne 37: I bought two of the Dudley bats when they first came out. Still have ...
      »TOMMYHAWK77: Received my 14" replacement about 2 weeks ago. So far it's holding up ...
11 May 22, 2019 1841

Balanced r endloaded

» nails: Why do u prefer a balanced r end loaded bat?
      »Wayne 37: I can play 65 myself, I used the Dudley 12" barrel and loved it. I ...
      »Saratoga2: I happen to have a technical background so spent some time trying to ...
2 May 15, 2019 636

Miken bats return policy

» big unit: I called miken in regards to a problem with my senior bat that broke ...
      »crown: Sorry to hear about your Miken Warranty issues. Breaking at the ...
      »Pepper: Big Unit. I have a very similar situation with my Ultra II. I refer ...
      »BOURGEOIS: I would try to reach out to Alan Tanner. He is not only a Rep for ...
3 May 6, 2019 933

Are these bats ASA certified?

» Jamiek: Boombah Boss 3.0 Demarini Juggy Dudley lightning legend Miken ...
      »Jamiek: crickets Anyone?
      »mck71: Boombah Boss 3.0 - No Demarini Juggy - Yes Dudley lightning legend ...
2 May 6, 2019 322

New Senior bat technology and performance insights

» Tri18: Hello Everyone, I am answering more and more questions on these ...
      »20boy1: This explains a lot. Some vender selling bats had a compression ...
      »lb16: Alan, problem is you're average player such as myself doesn't have a ...
      »crusher: Lb16 a good comment. This is a question l have. What is an average ...
      »Tri18: All you guys above make great comments especially as this is somewhat ...
      »marcster13: I agree regarding the barrels getting too soft. I don't have a ...
      »OZ40: " The trick is to build a bat that takes some break in time, gets to ...
      »Mont25: Interesting, I suspect your hitting approach has some baring as well. ...
      »Tri18: Mont, I am speaking in general terms. EVERYONE has a number and when ...
      »Fabe: Great innformation Alan! Since I don't swing hard can I have one of ...
      »tattooball: Why don't you post the actual test data and give credit the ones that ...
      »Tri18: Kevin, (tattooball) I do my own testing in both lab and on the ...
      »Paco12: Sounds like a lot BS to me and another plot to sell more bats. Every ...
      »tattooball: A little late to the party this was all done in 2013 and it is odd ...
      »bkb555: why are you ripping on Alan....either buy his bats or don't....new ...
      »mck71: I have to agree with bkb555 on this. Not sure WHY we need to rip ...
      »tattooball: I'm ripping him because it's not the first time he's come on here as ...
      »tattooball: Thanks for the well wishes but I'm still cripple.
      »Tri18: Kevin I hope your health continues to improve and you are on the ...
      »Bobby Buggs: While Im not going to get into who's words they are, I agree with ...
      »DaveDowell: OK ... This one is starting to resemble a high school jocks' debate ...
20 April 24, 2019 4552

dudley bat

» garyheifner: Did they ever find out what the breaking problem was with the new 2 ...
      »lb16: Yea crickets from all the Dudley reps on this. They were all blowing ...
1 April 18, 2019 669

2017 Miken Platinium Freak

» Mr Wolf: I bought a 2017 ASA Miken Platinium Freak 26oz end-load. I thought ...
      »Fabe: This my Braddah is not allowed! Aloha, Fabe
      »DaveDowell: Please don't become a self-professed bat cheater ... Fabe speaks ...
      »mck71: Mr Wolf - As suggested, try and either trade or sell the bat. I will ...
      »Mr Wolf: To clarify, I don’t want to shave the barrel. I wouldn’t think taking ...
      »lb16: Mr. Wolf - Yes changing the weighting in any way from original specs ...
      »grayhitter59: As stated any change from manufacturing specs is an altered ...
      »OZ40: If you have a knob cuff on it try removing it and replacing it with ...
      »Wayne 37: I would surmise their are more than quite a few un-self-professed ...
      »bkb555: Mr Wolf....those bats are extremely rare in that weight and if you ...
      »Mr Wolf: After thinking about it, I will probably sell the Miken because if I ...
      »neck10: wont get $400.00 for it just bought one for $300.00 in the wrapper
11 April 1, 2019 1630
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