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Broken Miken Ulttra ll

» The Colonel: I just broke my Miken Ultra ll two piece. I am looking for ...
      »rrengineer99: go for the dudley lighting, i just bought mine and used for the 1st ...
      »hemi racer: Dudley for me also, but my Ambush just keeps going and going. Both ...
      »Bruster55: Dudley Lightning balanced.You cannot beat the performance and ...
      »CG01: Dudley 13 inch barrel will be a closer match than the Dudley 12 inch ...
      »Tri18: Col. I'll be happy to discuss your swing and swing weight ...
5 July 7, 2015 829

Hitting from tee vs. hitting pitched ball

» hombre: This is a question for all the batmaticians. I'm sure that someone ...
      »BruceinGa: My guess from experience, 330+. This assumes you are placing the tee ...
      »?: Probably Not Much... The pitched ball will resist the bats forward ...
      »Locoengineer: I hit from a tee almost everyday. My distance is about 20-30 feet ...
      »Fred S: I get about the same difference hitting with my WD vs live pitching. ...
      »Dancer: My own experience, I actually hit farther off of a tee, but since the ...
      »STL0: Dancer - I looked at the pop toss product on line and the description ...
      »Dancer: STL0, yes you do have to use your bat handle to push the spring down ...
      »Dancer: STLO, to answer your question, the Pop Toss is convenient for me, but ...
      »Shut Up & Pitch: Send this question to "Mythbusters".
      »DieselDan: Any idea how long the spring lasts and are they easy to replace?
      »STL0: Dancer - Thanks for taking the time to respond and for providing that ...
      »obagain: Too many variables to say for sure but if you had the exact same ...
      »Dancer: STL0 try searching Pop Toss you tube. Even though some of these guys ...
      »STL0: Here is one video I found in case anyone wants to check it out. ...
      »OZ40: I believe a pitched ball will travel farther than a ball hit off of a ...
      »garyheifner: question: I have never hit of a tee. Bought one at a garage sale ...
      »hombre: My tee is home made and extends from 30" to 60" in increments of ...
      »Dancer: Gary Heifner, great deal on the tee. What Homre said is correct, you ...
      »bogie: Gary, as you stride, your body will lower some, so the ball will ...
      »BudLeftField: I've been hitting off a tee for a few years now after I saw Bogie's ...
      »mad dog: i hit close to the same off a tee for distance...my prol is if i do ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I think a major factor in hitting the ball farther in a game versus a ...
      »mad dog: omar all my bp/tee balls will be used and for the most part beyond ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Hitting off a tee is one of the best things you can do for your ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: If anybody were to conduct an actual test to get an answer to this ...
      »Dbax: Why would anyone care about an answer to the original question?
      »mad dog: thanks steve......i didn't think about my front foot...will have to ...
      »Az Iz: Dbax Hombre asked the question when he started the thread in the ...
      »Dbax: I realize it just fine. But, who cares?
      »hombre: Dbax, I care. I wanted to compare my differential between hitting ...
      »cal50: From the length of the thread, quite a few people seem to care.
      »Pull My Finger: Dbax If you didn't care then why are you reading and posting on this ...
      »Dancer: Pull My Finger - LOL I wish I would have thought of that name, Too ...
      »Dbax: Sorry, it's my job to point this kind of stuff out.
      »Funk: Hey Bob... I am always ready to hit with you man... Always good to ...
      »bogie: Thanks Bud...I would add that a lot of the great hitters I see really ...
      »4x4: Sometimes you can adjust on a Tee and yank the ball a Long ways and ...
      »d45: Albert Pujois and Todd Helton advocate hitting off the T regularly. ...
38 July 7, 2015 1918

Dudley 12" with rattle.

» HPower: Hey Guys, I just picked up a used 26oz Dudley 12", my first Senior ...
      »hemi racer: In the past I have fond that the rattle your hearing is only ...
      »k man: 3 weeks ago, I contacted Dudley because of a rattle that developed in ...
      »HPower: Ya hemi, that was my first thought (hope) that it was just some cap ...
      »k man: HP, like I said at least I have a plan B regardless of what happens ...
      »HPower: k man, I am playing with Durham Silver Stix in the 50 ...
      »titanhd: Rattles are not new to Composite bats and really no big deal.Remove ...
      »k man: titan - removing the end cap wouldn't have help my situation as the ...
      »HPower: I think most people might consider removing the endcap "tampering" ...
      »titanhd: HP POWER that may be your mind set but, with no warranty.Do you ...
      »HPower: That Schick thing was a joke, hence the ;) I am hoping (guessing) ...
      »k man: HP- tentative Syracuse is up there. We are scheduled against your ...
      »HPower: K, Thanks for the heads up on the schedule! Looks like our 1st game ...
      »k man: HP - we don't play our 1st until 2 but the idea of sitting in a car ...
      »k man: HP better check the revision to the Syracuse schedule- team dropped ...
      »HPower: Thanks, k man! Ya, then they mucked their first try at the ...
15 July 7, 2015 707

Senior Easton Salvo EL 28oz

» Lefty: I have around 175 swings on my EL and like most Eastons it will take ...
      »Lefty: Dave V from Senior Softball Bat Review said he put 600 swings on the ...
1 July 7, 2015 206

Finally got P413

» DonB: I know some people may not believe this but I just received a GSC ...
      »Reaper: Have not received any yet. Have been waiting on two for two years. No ...
      »Omar Khayyam: DonB, what hopeful news! The long-awaited, long-promised, ...
      »Home Plate: I swung the P413 about a week ago, it was a 27 ounce. The bat felt ...
      »Benji4: Let me see most people promised this bat have been waiting for more ...
      »Dbax: Benji, you are exactly right.
5 July 6, 2015 668

GSC - Martnick

» GSCJason: All, It is with a truly heavy heart that Monday 7/6/2015 will be ...
      »DonB: Hi Jason,I tried to call you a bunch of times today.If it wasn't for ...
1 July 6, 2015 438

BAT REPAIR

» JCoasty: Has anyone tried repairing a crack bat barrel? I have a Dudley ...
      »garyheifner: not sure but a repaired bat might be considered altered. If an ump ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We would not normally determine a bat repair to be "altering" (unless ...
      »k man: Good advice Gary. I did the duct tape with one of our team bats and ...
      »ocden: I had this guy that does fiberglass repair look into it & he said ...
      »hemi racer: Reading our SSUSA staff input and no other workable repair ideas it ...
      »Reaper: We use bat sleeves on ours. Had a Reebok with a split in the barrel ...
      »hemi racer: Good ideas Reaper, better than throwing them in the can.
7 July 6, 2015 886

Swing Weight: Miken Big Cat vs Dudley EL 13

» ChiPrimeMarty: I was having great success with my 27oz Big Cat, but it broke after 4 ...
      »DOERBAUM: Took me about 50-60 swings to blow up my big cat. Took 80+- to blow ...
      »Perl: I have had 3 Big Cats and currently have 3 of the 12" Dudleys. The ...
      »ChiPrimeMarty: Thanks DOERBAUM and Perl, that info is helpful. It confirms what I've ...
      »Mario: ChiPrimeMarty I can hook you up. Give me a call 317-670-0257.
      »ChiPrimeMarty: Ordered a 13EL 27oz this morning, thanks.
5 July 1, 2015 696

LIGHTER BATS

» manny 41: IF THE BIG YOUNG PRO SOFTBALL PLAYERS ARE SWINGING 26 OR 27 OUNCE ...
      »crusher: manny 41 - this is a guess only.. When you swing a very lite bat ...
      »Az Iz: Combat produces a 34 inch, 25 ounce Senior Bat.
      »BruceinGa: The Dirty Girl, 25.5oz
3 June 27, 2015 712

In Need Of An ASA Bat

» divncatch: Well I need to buy an ASA approved bat as it appears my Worth Legit ...
      »Dancer: I have an ASA Miken Ultra bat. But only used it in BP. I would be ...
      »divncatch: What oz is it? I like a 26oz.
      »Dancer: I believe it is a 26oz. If I am not playing tonight, I can check out ...
      »divncatch: I'd be interested in seeing pics, 704-983-3251. Thanks.
      »Fred S: Depends what balls you will be using. If using the 52's the Freak52 ...
      »divncatch: Thanks Fred. The balls are probably 52 core. I read and liked the ...
      »Fred S: I bought the first one last year. After trying mine at least a doz ...
      »divncatch: I get that 30oz drag during the 2nd game. I like balanced better and ...
      »neck10: might want to try the demirini flipper hit's everything
      »Tri18: You too guys have it right. The Freak52 and the Flipper are the two ...
      »Fred S: I have tried dropping down in weight but just can't get comfortable ...
      »Mark 44: The 2 best bats, in my humble opinion, for ASA using the 52/300 ball ...
      »divncatch: Thanks Fred,Neck10,Tri18 and Mark44, I'll check all these out.
      »Locoengineer: looking for a good asa endloaded model any suggestions. Thanks
      »neck10: dancer 231-218-4787 interested in asa miken
      »neck10: dancer rickeymcdowell@gmail.com I have ton's of asa bats it all ...
      »costa: IMO the Demarini Flipper Aftermath is straight fire. I have swung it ...
      »cheezhed1: I"ve been playing in two Florida ASA senior softball leagues year ...
      »cheezhed1: Update....The Z3000 is no longer available on the Dicks Sporting ...
      »Tri18: Cheeze, The Freak52 is as good as anything out there for sure ...
      »DCPete: Just curious, what makes a particular bat better or worse for the 52 ...
      »Tri18: DC, Great question. Without getting too techy, the smart engineers ...
      »scoop44: Alan Will be playing in senior ASA league. They use 44/374 SB 12's ...
      »Leesville Slugger: I play in a ASA 55+ league. The majority of the big hitters use a ...
      »Tri18: Scoop, Perfect for that. A Juggy or Freak52 is just what you need, ...
25 June 27, 2015 1416

Worth Senior Legit

» lewis: Just a heads up guys, we bought a 26 ounce 2015 worth senior legit ...
      »taits: Reads like it is a two piece bat. You might want to post your ...
      »titanhd: Taits makes a good point but, it is the case that the bat is sold ...
      »ju25: I had a 454 senior that was less than 30 days old and had about 200 ...
      »lewis: I was hoping one of the reps would respond, so I could tell them a ...
      »taits: Manufacturing Defects When a product is defective as a result of ...
      »lewis: Worth received all the information they asked for.
      »taits: Was that upon the initial claim or what...You lascked info here and ...
      »Tri18: Lewis, Sorry you are having this issue. What dealer did you buy the ...
      »lewis: Alan, I hoped you would be the one to respond! We bought the bat ...
      »Tri18: That's strange. I would call them directly and explain what happened ...
      »lewis: Alan, have contacted them and now they changed systems in February ...
      »Stan6: Lewis, I am an Advisory Staff Member & dealer for Worth.(& a senior ...
      »lewis: Thanks Paul but softball.com can't come up with the receipt, cause ...
      »Tri18: Lewis, Go online and print a copy of your credit card statement with ...
      »taits: Something awfully fishy in all this. It doesn't take a rocket ...
      »LeeLee50: Is it just me? If I bought a senior bat with no warranty late in 2014 ...
      »lewis: Taits think what you want! There is nothing fishy about this check ...
      »taits: Lewis, The easiest way for you given that you were not able to get a ...
      »LeeLee50: Lewis I am sorry I got now it's a defective bat gods knows how many ...
      »lewis: Taits no we didn't use pay pal. The owner of the bat, the 68 year ...
      »taits: I might be wrong, but this is sounding (reading) like it's been on ...
      »LeeLee50: Lewis sorry this happened to your teammate. But you do have to ...
22 June 27, 2015 1787

Combat Wanted G3

» L.Martin: Has anyone got a chance to swing the new Combat Wanted G3 and if so ...
      »Tri18: L, I have tested the bat extensively. The G3 is a bat that takes a ...
      »L.Martin: Thanks Alan...
2 June 10, 2015 419

Miken Psycho Supermax

» C-lo: I use the Miken Ultra II playing in over 50 in FLorida - Can the ...
      »ju25: Yes, Hereis the approved bat list for Mikens; Miken Ultra II ...
1 June 7, 2015 379

Bat weight

» big cat7: I would like to know what ounce bat most of the sluggers of today use?
      »garyheifner: I know that seniors use everything from 26-30. I have seen 75 yr old ...
      »BruceinGa: 29 & 28 for me. I still have a 30oz mm combat and wouldnt hesitate ...
      »Tri18: Cat, I send out hundreds of bats to seniors and overall the most ...
      »crusher: My tournament bat is 30oz balanced Black Centenarian. I bought a ...
      »E6 in AZ: Dudley Lightning balanced 27 oz. I generate a lot of bat speed and ...
      »The Screamer5: Dudley Lightning balanced 28 or 29 oz. It's all personal preference ...
      »cutty: Big Cat at 208-210 Lbs I consider my self a power hitter, however, ...
7 June 4, 2015 812

Heading to Knoxville

» tattooball: If anyone wants to hit I will be there Thursday after 5pm until sat ...
      »BruceinGa: We're playing there Friday afternoon but won't have much time before ...
      »tattooball: Bruce give me a call when you are there.
      »Lefty: Are you playing on a team in Knoxville.
      »tattooball: No we played this past weekend.
      »Lefty: Playing at Oak Ridge with Hufman Electric 65AAA . Starting at ...
5 June 4, 2015 414

Whats Best

» antieinstein: Looking to buy a new senior bat for tournaments. Please give me your ...
      »hemi racer: Ambush, Reebok Melee, Miken Macenko Model and the Dudley Lighting. I ...
      »taits: IMO, hemi's 1st and last mentioned are the best. Might be hard to ...
      »Longhorns: Dudley most of the players I saw last weekend were swinging Dudley. ...
      »bkb555: Melee and Dudley can't go wrong....each has a personal preference but ...
      »E6 in AZ: Go with the Dudley Lightning. I have owned two Mikens (good ...
      »Malo37: I swing the new 2015 Demarini Balanced One and absolutely love it. ...
      »DCPete: Malo, how does the 2015 compare to the blue 2014 DeMarini?
      »Bruster55: Dudley lightning.Durability and performance.
      »Malo37: I think the 2015 models are better. I personally swing the balance ...
9 May 28, 2015 986

2015 Combat Dirty...gray with teal lettering

» Husker: Has anyone hit/used this bat? How does it compare to the 2014 Combat ...
      »OlyPenSenior: I've been using it this Spring, switching back-and-forth with a 2014 ...
      »OlyPenSenior: Oops. Just double-checked. It's an Easton S1, not S2. Senior ...
2 May 22, 2015 389

Miken Freak Black

» Crumpster: Just got my Miken Freak Black from Alan today. Has anybody swung one ...
      »Mario: I had one that lasted about 400 swings. Good bat with good pop.
      »hemi racer: Purchased two from Allen for team bats because of durability ...
      »John G: I quit playing ball at the A level 7 years ago and have not played ...
      »Crumpster: Any idea how it compares to the Miken Ultra II?
      »Dancer: Believe it or not, but I actually like my Miken DC-41 better than the ...
      »DOERBAUM: GREAT BAT WHILE IT LASTED. THIRD SWING, 340. 80TH ...
6 May 15, 2015 778

Dudley Lighning 12 inch senior bat saw tooths

» Lefty: My dudley 12 inch el died at around 460 swings yesterday. It didn't ...
      »hemi racer: Lefty, I also love my Dudley. It does a great job as there are ma ...
      »BruceinGa: My first 12" had crazy distance. My second one has about 600 swings ...
      »Lefty: My first 12" dudley out distance the one that cracked. I also have ...
3 May 12, 2015 857

senior z

» Lefty: Want to by a senior z . I know it doesn't have the durability as the ...
      »Benji4: My Hyper Z has more than 500 hits on it. The bat is as hot or hotter ...
      »Lefty: 500 hits is more than the 200 I had with the 28oz Big Cat. Great bat ...
      »BigTuna: I had been swinging both the balanced and short barrel Dudley's until ...
      »Lefty: I have around 190 swings with the Hyper Z. Starting to sound ...
      »Benji4: Lefty Do 20 pushups before BP you will feel stronger and the ball ...
      »qdup1: I just bought a 27oz EL Z and am wondering how it will swing compared ...
6 May 9, 2015 1150
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