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ASA Approved bats

» irishmike: A question for all. Play in a league that only allows ASA Approved ...
      »mck71: im - so we have the same deal here, ASA Sr League using ASA approved ...
1 March 19, 2019 212

DUDLEY 2019 LIGHTNING HOTW

» Elite Sports: Guys please dont take offense if it doesnt apply to you then it ...
      »Dbax: Very impressive demonstration.
      »Elite Sports: Thank you. I'm just trying to protect the integrity Dudley has ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Looking at recent postings about the new Dudley breaking prematurely, ...
      »Crash1: I've known Carlos for years, done business with him, and he is a man ...
      »DocJoel48: Thank you Carlos! Itís a great bat. Dudley thanks you too. Loyalty ...
      »G MAN: OMG..Its All About Money !!! Whats that bullshit smell ? Oh its ...
      »ju25: If I buy a Dudley from you(Elite Sports) and it prematurely breaks ...
      »Paco12: Don't blame the companies, blame yourselves. Most of you buy bats ...
      »ju25: Call me a cheap ass, but I will not pay over $170(Worth Wicked) for a ...
      »Casey#44: I read this forum occasionally, but I just joined to be able to ...
      »Saratoga2: I had ordered my hot W 14 3 weeks ago and it just came today but I ...
      »DBurke23: Buy an ADIDAS !!!!!!! Looking for 10-15 feet of distance? Buy a ...
      »DCPete: You might to check back with Dave Velasquez at this point about these ...
      »mck71: Dave V put out an update on YT today saying that he removed them and ...
      »mck71: Dave V website: http://www.seniorsoftballbatreviews.com/
      »Dugout: Instead of using a senior's bat. Why don't you as a player use a ...
      »DaveDowell: How about another option? ... Getting in a little better shape, a ...
      »Dugout: I was going to mention that to Dave...like go to gym and lift etc. ...
      »DaveDowell: Dugout ... We're second only to golf in falling victim to the pricey ...
      »Elite Sports1: Ok guys I apologize for the delay. I couldn't log on and SSUSA help ...
      »Elite Sports1: Now that I have address the response. Please don't turn this into a ...
      »miken44: if Dudley will replace the bat how long will that take they pushed ...
      »Casey#44: Elite Sports 1. All good. I Didn't realize you were here or I ...
      »OMD: I bought 2 of these new bats (12" $ 14") but haven't had a chance to ...
      »Elite Sports1: miken44 I have surrendered 150 bats from my order to help Dudley ...
      »leftyodoul: In early February I pre-ordered the Dudley hot W 14 inch from elite ...
      »Hail Ragna!: I deal with a player in the Kansas area that can get me some certain ...
      »Elite Sports1: I will take a blue one out of the wrapper this week and post another ...
      »TheGrinch: Isolated? Seniorsoftball bat reviews just posted there video on ...
      »ffdonnie: Think this beating a dead horse now, but I just shattered a 14" HotW ...
      »miken44: there is a solution stop buying the Dudley there is no guarantee that ...
      »OMD: Has anybody had good results so far - if so, how many hits so ...
      »Elite Sports1: Guys I dont own Dudley. Though I'm loyal to the brand I am more loyal ...
      »Bobby Buggs: As bad of a reputation hit this may cause Dudley they know how to do ...
      »bkb555: Bobby, it may be too lateÖ.I get upset when a warranteed bat breaks ...
      »ju25: This sounds so much like the Reebok Barrage that came out in 2013, ...
      »Bobby Buggs: Unfortunately its the same old game for bat companies, have to ...
      »jerrytodd01: This year Im playing on a Dudley sponsored team and we cracked 4 ...
      »bkb555: Seems like they made a bat for the 40 yard dash and not the ...
      »AZTOMC: I seem to have gotten a Dudley HotW with the opposite problem. I ...
      »Hendog: I purchased a 14 inch from direct sports . Iíve put 325 swings on ...
      »Hendog: Give it time , it will open up and you will not be Disappointed ! I ...
      »garyheifner: I got my 14W from direct sports about 5 days ago. Being in the ...
      »Lefty: Hendog I have a 27oz and my SN on HOT W bat is 2112180733. Just ...
      »Michigan Mike: I just took delivery of my 14W on 3-1-19 after seeing the great ...
      »Hendog: Gary the serial # on my 14w is 1512180894.
      »Whitey58: Went to the indoor cages today with a new 14"HotW and new Trump ...
      »action50: IWhat is the number to call for Dudley if the bat cracks.Does the ...
      »OMD: Has anybody tried warming up the bat - NOT heat treating! Taking 50 ...
      »leftyodoul: I hit my new HotW 14Ē today. It cracked on the 15th swing. Serial ...
      »Elite Sports1: Guys, Dudley has been on the horn with the Manufacturer trying to ...
      »bogie: Dudley has made some great bats, and I am sure will fix this and ...
      »lb16: bogie - Have you ever swung any of the OG or 2.0 Dudleys? Yes they ...
      »ffdonnie: I completely agree with lb16, and completely disagree with bogie. I ...
      »mnball: I own 5 dudleys now and have broken 5 in the past - all bats getting ...
      »TOMMYHAWK77: Just cracked my 14". I think this is the hottest bat out of the ...
      »swing for the fences : 4 of my friends have told me how hot they are and they all have ...
      »ffdonnie: Just read Alan Tanners email/ad and his statement that Dudley says ...
      »Casey#44: Elite Sports1 All As I mentioned before, I will post each ste ...
      »lb16: Just curious has Dudley stated what they think the issue is? Are ...
      »Dirtball: Received my DudleyW 14" 25oz bat today. Being in the upper Midwest we ...
      »TOMMYHAWK77: As requested by Dudley, I sent them my receipt and a pic of the ...
      »TOMMYHAWK77: I also asked what if I wait a month or two before sending the cracked ...
      »Bobby Buggs: Guys, when turning in your cracked bat make sure you document the ...
      »miken44: in reading all of these posts I see a lot of the problem seems to in ...
      »NYGNYY: I have no skin in this message. Not a Dudley fan but Iím wondering ...
      »OMD: Has anybody received their replacement bat yet? If you have, do you ...
      »Casey#44: Hi, yes I have. See above posts. I have received 1 replacement and am ...
      »PapaDan: I see where a couple of the prominent online sellers are no longer ...
      »miken44: just came back from hitting at d-bats in solon ohio my buddy bought a ...
      »Lefty: Cracked the 28oz 14 INCH HOT W on the 2nd swing. So much if your 70 ...
      »Mikelmart: Finally got to hit my 14" after ordering it in January and receiving ...
      »db9111: I just got my 14". I don't want to swing it until it warms up a ...
      »Mikelmart: Contacted Direct Sports about returning my 14" HOTW They referred me ...
      »Lefty: Sent my cracked 14" back to Dudley. They didn't have any 27oz. asked ...
      »Brenco13: I have both bats. I think the dudley is a better bat for that is ...
76 March 19, 2019 6183

Dudley number

» Lefty: Cracked my 27oz HOT W on the second swing at BP. I need Dudley's ...
      »Whitey58: Dudley is owned by Spaulding--Customer service 1 800 772 5346 U have ...
1 March 11, 2019 264

Softball bats on southwest airlines

» Westcoastball: My sister is traveling to college this summer and we need to know how ...
      »curveball: Avoid any travel problems, just ship them USPS. Peace of mind for ...
      »DieselDan: An old military style duffle bag will carry all the players gear. ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Just to add my .02 cents. I would ship them UPS or Federal Express.. ...
      »bkb555: I have traveled with bats and golf clubs using Club Glove travel ...
      »bkb555: here is just an idea of some of the different types of bags...usually ...
      »AJC: Most of our guys use Southwest when going to Vegas. We were told that ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I have flown to Las Vegas for years. I always use my regular ...
      »Gavin5: Just don't try to carry bats or golf clubs in the cabin, even if ...
      »lowprofile: You can take full lenght bat bag (roller bag), put the bats in the ...
      »Wayne 37: Just get those tubes from the USPS or Fed ex. Tape a luggage tag on ...
10 March 9, 2019 746

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) ē APPROVED ...
6 March 2, 2019 286

2019 Miken Freak Pro Mike Dill Balanced

» Mulldog: Has anyone swung this bat yet? How does this bat compare to the 2017 ...
      »Benji4: Mulldog I believe the Mike Dill bat is suppose to be the best bat ...
      »Mulldog: Benji, I don't know what you mean. Please explain.
      »TheGrinch: From everything Iíve heard the 2017,18 & 19 are the exact same bats. ...
      »lb16: I haven't hit the 2019 version yet , but I have owned the 2017 ...
      »Elite Sports1: I sold quite a few of these at SSUSA Masters and Huntsman. They are a ...
5 March 1, 2019 937

New Dudley

» J R: I spoke with Direct Sports.They say delivery has been pushed back to ...
      »Mikelmart: Hopefully they won't be delayed as long as last years Stote balls.
      »maskedman: I also pre ordered from Direct over a month ago. I was expecting it ...
      »Lefty: It will be cold in Nashville for a few more months or so. I'd rather ...
      »Tri18: I spoke to Dudley yesterday and they advised me my shipment would be ...
      »Saratoga2: I ordered a Dudley Hot W from Direct Sports. It was listed as ship ...
      »Bomber23: Saratoga2: It says Sold Out because it was never in stock. As ...
      »Tremor: Im sure they're sold out because all the pre orders are spoken for. ...
      »Tri18: If you guys are having issues getting bats or getting REAL ...
      »Fabe: Alan is an awesome resource n give great service...mahalo my Braddah! ...
      »lb16: So Alan do you have any new Dudley's in stock? And if not when will ...
      »J R: Direct sports said today no bats no rock solid deliver date
      »Tri18: I cannot speak for anybody else nor will I speculate on things that I ...
      »lb16: Alan thanks for your reply!
      »Tri18: I received my tracking information which tells me my order will be ...
      »Saratoga2: I discussed the situation with Direct Sports on the 20th and they ...
      »Saratoga2: Another delay from direct sports. They now say a shipment is leaving ...
      »Tri18: No delays here....My Dudley shipment just arrived. Call me at ...
      »maskedman: how do you get a shipment of these bats but get no 28s? I'm very ...
      »Tri18: Mr. Burke Your wife called me a day and a half ago to order a bat ...
      »TheGrinch: I have a hard time believing Alan Tanner is/wouldnít be honest with ...
      »SALSAKID49: Alan Tanner is a top-notch dealer/seller who communicates very well ...
      »oldschool13: Disappointed ☹️ on the new Hot Dudley 12 bat. Out the ...
      »Lefty: That's a shame. Wait for so long and the bat cracks. You would hope ...
      »OMD: Dang!!! That's about $3.50 a hit - hope they were totally awesome ...
      »Saratoga2: Go to Dave Velasquez bat review site. He reviewed both the 14 and ...
      »OMD: Saratoga2 - thanks for the lead. Great videos on these new bats. ...
      »DocJoel48: Bats began shipping from Dudley on Thursday. Preorders should ship ...
      »G MAN: Early Warning : We hit with the new Dudley HOT bats today 12 & 14. ...
      »Saratoga2: G-Man I'm very close to 78. Tell me your a young strong player who ...
      »G MAN: Saratoga2, No I am unfortunatley not young and I dont breaks bats . ...
      »G MAN: MAJOR PROBLEM : Today I was asked to help break in a brand new Dudley ...
      »Hail Ragna!: Yes a friend of mine just got one (don't want to mention people's ...
      »DieselDan: Give Alan a day or two to check into what the hell is going on.
      »Mannjo: Buy Miken., Made in USA. Dudley made in China. I always look at ...
      »G MAN: Diesel Dan, You mean its what Dudley going to ...
      »DocJoel48: Guys, calm down. Is the bat BROKEN or does it have surface cracks? ...
      »Bobby Buggs: Looks like Dudley has a problem with the Hot W. In 10 years I have ...
      »ffdonnie: The bats are breaking. Not stress cracks. And hitting Evil Balls in a ...
      »rightrj1: Looks like this will be a Dudley issue!!! I don't know about the 14" ...
      »G MAN: Doc.Joe48 I hate to be so negative but the two ...
40 Feb. 26, 2019 4707

Serial Numbers on Miken Ultra II

» Pepper: Does anyone know if Miken has discontiued putting a serial number on ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Pepper, this is Mike Macenko. I am a Miken Rep. Give me your number ...
1 Feb. 5, 2019 395

1999-2000 Miken Ultra 2

» skip_6: Just bought a Ultra 2 at a garage sale. I took off the grip, the ...
      »SSUSA Staff: skip_6 ... Proceed with some degree of caution on this ... The Miken ...
      »lb16: skip 6 - I think you got some bad info. The original Gray Ultra ...
      »Eazy: They did make an Ultra and it is an ASA bat and it should have a ...
      »pug: I had one in 2000. Id like to talk to you about it.
      »Bomber23: Pug I have a 27 in excellent condition with the 200 ASA ...
      »Phoenix26: Eazy..Back then, where in Hayward did you play? Centennial or Mt ...
      »JDub: Reminder Dave, I was "That Pitcher" nearly Killed by the Original ...
      »DaveDowell: Gentlemen ... Hopefully this is a "collector's item" discussion only ...
8 Jan. 26, 2019 2186

2018 1and 2 piece Hyper Z endload

» Lefty: Has anyone BP with the 2018 1 piece or 2 piece HYPER Z endload. I ...
      »Benji4: Lefty I have hit every Hyper Z ever made compliments of Ron ...
      »Lefty: Thanks Benji for the info.
      »Tremor: I had both bats. The one piece 27 was extremely end loaded. I like a ...
      »BruceinGa: Jeff Hall was at Softball Magazine's Senior Camp and he was testing ...
      »maskedman: Tremor is right. I have a red one piece 28oz The heaviest endload ive ...
5 Jan. 18, 2019 1023

Is it too soon to compare the new Dudley Hot 14" vs the new Adidas Melee 2 - two ...

» Bomber23: Like to hear feedback on these two new bats
      »Tremor: As far as I know, the only Dudley HotW bats out there right now are ...
      »DocDuck: Dudley Hot W will out perform the Melee 2. It should have more ...
      »Mont25: DocDuck, how can you be so sure if there are only prototypes out at ...
      »Mont25: ...at the same time to be sure.
      »Omar Khayyam: Mont25, good question. It would seem that DocDuck is a very big fan ...
      »mnball: Iíve been able to hit both bats and for me personally - I had more ...
      »raiderman66: Mn you seem to know a good deal amount about the game so I will share ...
      »youngen: Are you referring to Miken Ultra 2 Black Balanced? About 3 yrs old. ...
      »mnball: raiderman66 - are you saying the new 2019 white 2 -piece Worth WKD - ...
      »raiderman66: Nothing personal against Alan since a few other bats he reps are good ...
      »Tremor: Exactly MN, all the top manufacturers have great bats. Miken, ...
      »mck71: raiderman, I am confused, you said "It reminds me of the balanced ...
      »raiderman66: mck71 the Miken Ultra 2 Black balanced came in two versions- the ...
      »Tri18: Hey Raider, Please send me your Wicked ďlogĒ so I can lab and field ...
      »raiderman66: Alan that's nice of you to do that however it wasn't my bat it was ...
      »RoyHobbs: I purchased a new 27 ounce Worth Wicked XL 2-piece softball bat from ...
      »GruntRVN: I bought the new Adidas 13" 2piece Balanced Bat. I hit 48 balls today ...
17 Jan. 12, 2019 2865

INDOOR BP AND NEW BAT BREAK-IN

» uh-oh kid: It's 30 degrees out and indoor BP season is upon us!! Any ...
0 Jan. 10, 2019 326

Approved??

» BruceinGa: Staff, is the Onyx senior bat approved for SSUSA play? I don't see ...
      »DaveDowell: Bruce ... The 2019 Onyx Blackout Imua SSUSA Bat (ONXBOI2P) is a ...
      »BruceinGa: Very helpful!! I hope you and Fran are doing well!
      »DaveDowell: All is great here, and hopefully the same for you and yours ... ...
      »West Coast Mayhem #00: Dave, It looks like there is some confusion. This is not a ...
      »West Coast Mayhem #00: Elite Sports: All Elite Sports slow-pitch bats stamped ...
      »DaveDowell: That's what I get for not checking with the "bat guy" in our office ...
      »BruceinGa: Well, that explains it. :)
7 Jan. 9, 2019 600

Miken Freak Pro Jason Kendrick 2pc compared to Worth Wicked XL 2pc

» cheezhed1: I am not a bat Guru but would like feed back on these bats. I ...
      »Tri18: Cheez, Great question but incorrect information that you received. I ...
      »Hail Ragna!: Tri18, I have been told that the bats are basically the same..1/2 ...
      »Dbax: I find it hard to believe the Worth is the top selling senior bat in ...
      »Perl: Tri18 Was curious about you stating the Wicked XL is the top ...
      »Tri18: The Worth Wicked Pro XL has been Miken and Worths top selling senior ...
      »Dirtball: Tri18 Is the 2019 Miken Johnny Bailey just a 12 inch version of your ...
      »Tri18: No sir, The new JB bat is a 12Ē barrel and it was brought up to the ...
      »DieselDan: If anyone knows of a bat video showing a lousy bat,please post it.
      »mck71: DD - I own a few "not so great" bats, I could make a video for you! ...
      »ju25: Dave at senior softball bat reviews has quite a few bats he didn't ...
      »RoyHobbs: I purchased a new 27 ounce Worth Wicked XL 2-piece softball bat from ...
11 Jan. 8, 2019 1225

Dudley Bat problems

» rocky026: OK all your Dudley reps. What do we do with a bat that has all the ...
      »Benji4: Rocky It's quite simple. Buy an Easton............ Good luck.
      »k man: Rocky, I had a 2015 balanced Dudley that developed a rattle inside. ...
      »lb16: rocky026 - Not a rep just curious which dudley bat do you have? What ...
      »rocky026: I believe it is the 2016 model LLESP 28oz. Probably 1100 to 1200 ...
      »lb16: You probably won't get anywhere with Dudley on a soon to be 3 year ...
      »Benji4: lb16 The EASTON Empire and the Senior Helmer are as good or better ...
6 Jan. 4, 2019 1275

The 2019 senior bats

» Lefty: Bought the 2019 Adidas 2 piece and the 2019 Miken Johnny Bailey. Over ...
0 Dec. 31, 2018 595

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. ...
7 Dec. 6, 2018 2216

New Worth Wicked Pro XL Signature Series

» Tri18: Hello Everyone, A couple updates on the Wicked Pro XL. There is some ...
      »Tri18: If you are out in Vegas now and want to demo one of the new Worth ...
      »Tri18: So several reports from the Wild , Wild West of Las ...
      »maskedman: What's the difference between your signature bat and the Jason ...
      »Tri18: Grab the new Wicked XL Pro It sold out at Vegas and across the ...
      »Tri18: So...the last shipment sold out too but....I got some more in today ...
      »Krest33: What kind of durability can we expect?
      »DieselDan: Alan covers "durability" in his first post above.
      »Tri18: Now that some more time has gone by and our durability tests have ...
      »bkb555: I have close to 400 swings on my Wicked 2 piece and it still looks ...
      »ranhum: Alan, also that ASA Worth EST is hot right out of the wrapper. I love ...
      »Gonedeep43: I have 4 one Piece Wicked's, great bat. I purchased the Two piece ...
      »mck71: Gonedeep - I am having that same issue, have about 250 swings on ...
      »Gonedeep43: mck71. Been at it with either BP or Tee time. Still sounds like a PVC ...
      »Tri18: Deep, Occasionally you will get a bat thatís a little stiffer than ...
      »garyheifner: Picked up the 2 piece in Vegas from Carlos. Used it out of the ...
      »crusher: Different bats with different batters and balls definitely breaks in ...
      »Tri18: Gary, Iím glad that you love the bat. I keep getting more and more ...
17 Nov. 23, 2018 2975

What constitutes an unsafe bat

» BillC48: I umpire in a community league. We recently had a healthy discussion ...
0 Nov. 9, 2018 336

The 2019 Miken Big Cat

» Lefty: My friend brought his 2019 28oz Big Cat. 57 degrees,11 mile and hour ...
      »Tri18: Miken and Worths senior bats are potent this year and provide ...
1 Nov. 9, 2018 785
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