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Dudley HotW 14Ē 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 ...
4 May 22, 2019 606

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 80ís 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 1579

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 ...
3 May 15, 2019 711

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 466

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
5 May 6, 2019 1707

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 745

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 202

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 4309

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 ...
1 April 19, 2019 467

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 534

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 donít want to shave the barrel. I wouldnít 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 1441

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 ...
      »Casey#44: I swung my replacement bat today. It was 80+ in South Florida. I wa ...
      »southpaw: All my teammates kid me that I do not swing hard enough to break a ...
      »action50: My 14 inch serial # starts with a 2 my 27 oz cracked with about 20 ...
      »mnball: The easy thing to do if you want to stay with Dudley - is buy the new ...
      »sbsoftball30: Hot W 26 ounce cracked this weekend in Mesquite with well under 75 ...
      »the car: the money point was missed years ago when you could buy 1 bat 1 glove ...
      »SSUSA Staff: **THREAD CLOSED** ... We're going to close this one simply due to an ...
83 March 25, 2019 8064

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 421

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 433

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 918

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 452

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 1113

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 4946

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 521

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 2383
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