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Dudley 2.0

» LM21: Does anyone know if the Dudley 2.0 will be out by worlds in Sept... ...
      »Tri18: Dudley tells,me August or September but isn't firm on the exact date ...
      »LM21: Thank you sir... if you know .... were there any changes made to the ...
      »Tri18: The changes are subtle. Mainly just some additional grip spin tacky ...
      »ASU Sundevil: Tri19 ... Why is dudley waitinig so long to bring out the 2nd ...
      »ASU Sundevil: Sorry Alan, meant tri18.
      »Tri18: ASU, I'm going to take a stab at this but this is my GUESS based on ...
      »Tri18: Breaking news.... I just received word from Dudley that I will be ...
      »Tri18: Shipping confirmation is here. They should be in by Friday. I will be ...
      »Tri18: It's official! Dudley 2.0' boxes have landed and I will be randomly ...
      »RadioRan: I received 2017 Dudley 2.0 13", 27 oz. end load today. I put 75 ...
10 Aug. 26, 2016 1751

Bats

» ocden: Does anyone have any info on Combat Rocket Launcher?
      »Gonedeep43: Not Great. Typical Combat Log. Combat from what I understand is going ...
      »bond_171513: I agree... I am still in my 30 days with Kelly's and am about 90% to ...
      »Enviro-Vac: I bought a 26EL. They have a serious end-load in them. A bit too much ...
      »ocden: What about the Ultra 2 Black Maxload?
      »Gonedeep43: The Miken is a great bat, go with that. Miken and Worth combined ...
      »BudLeftField: Hi ocden-I use a Miken ultra 2 black max load. I swing a 30 oz. This ...
      »bogie: They had a 27oz and 28oz Rocket Launcher that they are demoing at th ...
      »cyborg45: Tried the Launcher. It was a log. Kelly however stood by the ...
      »Farmall70: Looking for a Combat Centenarian SP 26 oz. short barrel.It is the ...
      »Bill B: Do NOT buy the Senior Rocket Launcher. I've used it. Garbage Bat. I ...
10 Aug. 26, 2016 803

Baden Fire Balls

» big cat7: Does anyone know where i can buy some of the Baden fire balls 44/375 ...
      »Lefty: baseball.epicsports.com $50.49 plus shipping.
      »B94: Hope this isn't against the rules but it will streamline your ...
      »Silverback1952: Guys and Gals, If you haven't noticed, the latest batch of Baden ...
      »blue leader: Thanks for the input. We have been having this issue here in the ...
      »garyheifner: Just got back from the SPA/Nit in Ohio. In 4 straight games on ...
      »44 Double D: Played in the SPA/Nit in Ohio also, the balls were great we hit a new ...
      »B94: We also played in the SPA/Nit in Ohio Saturday and Sunday with no ...
      »Silverback1952: The latest Baden Fire 2sb550ys has changed for the worse! I will ask ...
      »lb16: Baden went to a synthetic cover instead of a composite cover for the ...
9 Aug. 25, 2016 771

Miken 2 piece balalanced vs. Adidas me lee 2 balanced

» Mannjo: Any feed back on which you think is the better bat?
      »NYGNYY: I own a Miken 2 piece end load (green one) and the Adidas Melee ...
1 Aug. 25, 2016 245

End Cap

» birdie: I am looking for an end cap for a Dudley balanced bat. If anybody has ...
      »nicko26: Have 27 balanced cracked end cap good. Nick #26 Slug-A-Bugs nnicometo ...
      »Panther: Birdie, I am hijacking your thread. You don't need that end cap. ...
      »birdie: Paul, Also good to talk to you. Good 65 bracket. How about the Ohio ...
      »birdie: Nick if you can please give me a call at 703 863 0519. Thanks Harry
      »birdie: Nick, Found an end cap thanks for the help. Harry
      »pizzaboy: Harry you didn't get your bat shaved and needed a new end cap?I ...
      »rocky026: Thanks birdie. A team mate just lost the end cap out of his so that ...
      »birdie: Pizzaboy, We did not need to use corked bats back in the day. As for ...
      »pizzaboy: Harry I want a Cal vs Point Park alumni game so afterwards I can say ...
9 Aug. 14, 2016 688

ASA Bats DeMarini Juggernaut Vs Miken Freak Black Balance

» Dancer: I started playing in a Coed ASA league. I have borrow a juggernaut ...
      »Tri18: Dancer, Lots of great questions, let me see if I can help as I have ...
1 Aug. 2, 2016 358

SSUSA Staff: Shaved Bats

» Soup-e10: This is for the SSUSA staff, do you have or will you have anyway to ...
      »fennellwg: ....Nuthin,huh? Other softball orgs obviously use compression ...
      »Sparky.1: NORTH, EAST, SOUTH and WEST.......THE MONEY IS THE COMPASS THA ...
      »hemi racer: With todays senior bats being so hot right out of the wrapper, just ...
      »Benji4: I personally don't think shaved senior bats are that big a problem ...
      »TAT22: The bat manufactures need to step up and make the bats with either a ...
      »tattooball: It is a simple problem to fix, just takes someone that cares to do ...
      »fennellwg: Benji, It's not that I disagree totally. As nothing is ever just ...
      »VOODOOSPORTS: I agree with the ben geeee guy. Haven't noticed shaved bats in ...
      »Dancer: Benji4 "Now guys that don't swing senior bats make me a little ...
      »garyheifner: As I have noted in the past: When u are in the championship ...
      »Dancer: Gary, I do agree with you there. I have seen teams use just one bat ...
      »tc4whlr: IN asa bats I believe the monsta bat company has come with a tamper ...
      »pizzaboy: If you guys think shaved bats aren't being used in every senior ...
      »Allan55: Benji4, The amount of shaved bats has increased dramatically over ...
      »DOLFAN: BS..I know for sure, Dudes are shaving bats......I just wrote a 1000 ...
      »miken44: ongoing problem there are egos so if i hit the ball 325 ft some one ...
      »titanhd: I have never swung a Senior Bat in tourney play and I have never used ...
      »southernson: DOLFAN and Others, There are far more shaved bats in Senior Softball ...
      »DonB: I read this on another site: My Big Cats have 700- 900 swings and ...
      »Benji4: Okay to clarify I didn't say there weren't any shaved bats in senior ...
      »tattooball: I have been compression testing senior bats for 4 years and there is ...
      »Phoenix26: If the pass/fail for USSSA bats is 220, what would a senior pass/fail ...
      »joel 1975: better check tho's home run hitter's for steroid's ,no fence in the ...
      »DCPete: Probably a lot more shaved bats in senior ball now that SSUSA has ...
      »Gavin5: Lots of opinions here on compression testing, but what tester are you ...
      »garyheifner: Once again on my Soap Box!!!! Your caught with a shaved/altered ...
      »neck10: we went to lansing to bobby chap tourney fences were 315 down the ...
      »?: So what's your point?
      »neck10: point is another 15 feet make's a difference we had several ball hit ...
      »neck10: when you see a team where everyone uses the same bat make's you ...
      »balllover: This is more of a problem of altered bats...whether you live on the ...
      »nails: Do non composite bats get shaved or rolled also?
      »AJC: Shaved bats used by grown men over 50 ? I would have to agree with ...
      »Jawood: The young guys are getting older and juiced, shaved and altered bats ...
      »Az Iz: neck10 has the right idea. If the fences are brought in fa ...
      »softball4b: Can't bring the fences in, most of the fields are city owned and are ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: Evidently you never saw the Celebrity Softball Game played at th ...
      »softball4b: If you referring to my post, I doubt very seriously that any city is ...
      »Hitemdeep: For you guys that think there isn't a problem in senior ball you are ...
      »Wpfggold: Provided Bats out of the wrapper at tournaments, 5 bats per field in ...
      »BruceinGa: Provided bats have been discussed many times here. In my opinion it ...
      »nails: i think alot of guys would love provided bats,,,,but like bruce says ...
      »AJC: Redwood City rec league tried providing bats about 10 years ago. It ...
      »AJC: Oops........ meant to say ' they used 3 different fields for league. "
      »southerinman: Another version of the provided bat theme that I have heard discussed ...
      »rbigs51: wow! as a ten year senior player i sure didnt realize the shaving ie ...
      »E6 in AZ: I would like to see SSUSA start random compression tests. I play the ...
      »DCPete: E6 fyi compression testing Senior bats won't work because None of ...
      »Hitemdeep: It's very easy to remedy by bat companies. Just make a removable ...
      »joel 1975: I had some ultr 2's tested in our league they were in the wrapper ...
      »southerinman: Joel, since you state that the U2's tested were still in the wrapper ...
      »Semmy: TD/organizations have the option to supply bats for the tourney and ...
      »blue leader: If these guy's start dumbimg down the balls being used at the ...
53 July 24, 2016 5079

How Many Knob Cuffs??

» ?: Are there any rules about having more than one knob cuff on ...
      »Fred S: Good question. It doesn't really say. For ASA it only says that it ...
      »bogie: We had a swing makeover show on it last year, and on a thread here, ...
      »B.J.: bogie, I think they mean the knobs that go on the bats...and yes 2 ...
3 July 24, 2016 475

Adidas Melee

» RC#45: Does anyone know if there will be a Melee vendor in Dalton, GA Jul ...
0 July 20, 2016 174

Melee2 hair line crack

» Lefty: Has any one had the line crack. Looks just like someone took a razor ...
      »fennellwg: Any pics? How many swings? Is pop getting better, or worse? Did ...
      »Tommy00: My 27oz EL had a quarter size chip of paint come off. No other ...
      »Lefty: I believe it's just a clear coat problem. Bat hits as well as the ...
      »Bomber23: Tommy00 - What bats do you compare the Adidas to?
      »Lefty: Went hit bp put 24 with the Evil bp balls. After 12 swings the sound ...
      »Tommy00: Pop / Distance it hits as well or better than a broken-in 2016 Miken ...
6 July 12, 2016 869

The new Adidas Melee 2

» garyheifner: Has anyone swung the "balanced" 27 or 28 oz. versions? How did you ...
      »Bubble Gum: I have the Adidas Melee 2 in the Balanced Version 27 ounce. I a ...
      »garyheifner: Thanks-that is what I wanted to hear.
2 July 4, 2016 831

Lighter bat weight

» manny 41: As a young player everyone gravitated to the heavier bat's. I did the ...
      »B94: The Nightmare comes in a 25oz...
      »k man: New Adidas Melee 2 also comes in 25 oz Guys I know who have the new ...
      »hemi racer: Good experience with the new 25oz. Melee. Seems to me the swing ...
      »Sunshine1949: I also like the swing weight of this bat and agree it feels more like ...
      »surf88: I've been hitting a 26 balanced, a 26 end load and a 25 end load ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: Sorry to rain on the parade but I really didn't notice any ...
6 June 29, 2016 1111

Jeff Hall Customer Service

» Oklahawg: All, I have posted that I like the Jeff Hall reload 28.5 bat. I ...
0 June 21, 2016 472

AD Starr Nightmare

» BruceinGa: I'm now a rep for AD Starr's Nightmare. I will be in Gallatin, Tn. ...
      »tattooball: Way to represent Bruce. This past weekend Bruce's 50 major team won ...
      »BruceinGa: Thanks Kevin. I feel proud to be 66 and be able to hang with the ...
      »Perl: Congrats Bruce and the entire Georgia Impact team. That was a very ...
3 June 13, 2016 779

ASA Combat?

» IcanRun: I have a Combat Dirty (DIRSP3) ASA softball bat that I was not ...
      »titanhd: If memory serves me this is the gray with red graphics? If so bat has ...
      »IcanRun: Correct, gray with red graphics and no BPF stamp. I guess my question ...
      »titanhd: Yes that is correct.Bat must be stamped with BPF. Click on BAT POLICY ...
3 June 5, 2016 508

NEW 2016 USSSA Miken Patriot

» Tri18: Okay so after a couple weeks of testing we have....a sure fire winner ...
      »Fabe: Mahalo for this insightful info. Alan. Glad to call you my Braddah, ...
      »oroblec: alan i want the batting gloves of team 1 sports that batreviews used ...
      »Tri18: Sure just give me a call. AT18 Team 1 Sports
3 June 4, 2016 648

2016 melee

» J R: We hit the balanced Melee today in Houston. Temp. 70 44x375 Trump. ...
      »Trotter25: JR - we appreciate your info and good to hear from the Senior ...
      »?: Just Curious Is it possible that the Adidas Melee just a Reebo ...
      »Trotter25: Very good ? No, and you'll tell on your first swing. Without ...
      »softball4b: Even if it was just repainted, the original was a great bat!!!!!!!!!!
      »16wood: Trotter 25: Conway finished the entire tourney (6 games) with a ob% ...
      »docswear1: Bob You could hand Conway a broom and he could hit like that but ...
      »16wood: Doc, I think Dr Ruth is your best answer and she'll probably give you ...
      »Trotter25: 16wood I couldnt agree with you more. Conway Waddy stood out to ...
      »bkb555: I hit a new Adidas Melee 2 a few weeks ago in florida...after 5 ...
      »Trotter25: bkb555, Glad to hear your feedback and testimonial. When we sent ...
      »swing for the fences : Glad it's performing.. I will say this, let's wait until the 40s and ...
      »Trotter25: swing for the fences, Good question, when doing the testing with ...
      »Bruster55: I have a little over 300 hits on my adidas Melee.I could hear the ...
      »fennellwg: Thanks Lee, The reebok melee has always been popular here. It's ...
      »jah#4: Just finished my second group of hitting the new Melee. We had a 20EL ...
      »Trotter25: Bruster, Bill & Don, Thanks for the added testimonials. ...
      »hitman: Put over 200 swings on a 27oz balanced Saturday and it was really ...
      »Trotter25: Thanks Hitman! We should have a couple to demo out there. Were ...
      »xavier: just my opinion I have hit new melee as far as durability goes no ...
      »swing for the fences : Xavier, I wouldn't base the durability on stress Cracks in the ...
      »xavier: in regards to swing for the fences post if you read it right I said ...
      »Trotter25: Xavier - we appreciate your input. Theyre has been some bats with a ...
      »JMM: I have also been hitting the new Adidas 26 oz balance bat for the ...
      »surf88: Two responses, I still have a few Reebok Melee Legends in my ...
      »xavier: in regards to new melee I posted about cracks in bat I hit today ...
      »Trotter25: I appreciate all of the responses and emails on questions on the bat. ...
      »xavier: trotter seems to me from your post your trying to discredit my input ...
      »softball4b: Xavier, I don't know Lee personally, but I did not read his post the ...
      »BobB: For Lee Trotter or anyone else that might know, will any vendors be ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Hopefully not ... This tournament is an exclusive sponsored event by ...
      »Gonedeep43: I hear the Combat Rocket Launcher is quite the Bat?
      »Capt Kirk: Has anyone hit with the new Adidas 25 oz end loaded, if so, what do ...
      »J R: I know have over a thousand swings on 27 ounce end load Adidas Melee ...
      »SALSAKID49: I got to hit a NIW M2 26oz EL today and this bat by far is one of the ...
      »Mason's Grandpa: I have used the New Adidas Melee and the New Rocket Launcher. ...
      »donll: the new addidas melee is off the hook. should be outlawed
      »Bruster55: The adidas bat is made to hit the 44/375 balls.So of course hitting ...
      »mad dog: jeff....where did you get your info on the 52 ball damaging bats ...
      »surf88: Capt Kirk, I tested the 25EL Adidas this week. I dropped down from a ...
      »Shut Up & Pitch: Yesterday I was taking comparison bat speed readings on 2 Adi ...
      »cyborg45: It is also important to see where the added weight is added to the ...
      »RadioRan: So, I guess I was one of the lucky ones to get the new Adidas Melee2 ...
      »?: Where in Detroit? How old are you?
      »RadioRan: I will be a "rookie" for a couple of 55+ teams, and a 50+ team. All ...
      »grayhitter59: I help a buddy out and got him a 30oz end loaded today. I was playing ...
      »Dancer: I got the new Melee. It started opening up after 100 hits and I got ...
      »Webbie25: I got a chance to hit with the Melee yesterday with Steve Imlay and ...
      »E6 in AZ: Full disclosure..... I love the Dudley product. But, this last ...
      »Trotter25: Guys we appreciate all the feedback, and just wanted to give a ...
      »OZ40: So, in a nutshell, how do we decode the serial numbers on the Adidas ...
      »FOFO: E6, I wouldn't use Vegas as a measuring stick on any bat. The use of ...
      »E6 in AZ: At the advice of FOFO, please disregard my last post. Hitter before ...
      »RadioRan: At swing #420 on my adidas Melee 2 end load, I crushed a ball. ...
      »Dbax: Fofo is right. Rock ball and wind probably blowing out.
      »FOFO: Now E6. Let's not get all sensitive. I wasn't discrediting your ...
      »E6 in AZ: I'm good. When I thought about it, you are right. Then D got ...
      »Trotter25: Guys & Ladies, I just wanted to give you an update and answer a ...
      »jah#4: Lee just an update on the Melee. AS you know just about our team is ...
      »Doug60: Just curious about break-in on the Melee, I tried one that was ...
      »oroblec: Everyones says that break in period are 200 of swings so conslusion ...
      »tattooball: Lee I guess you missed that the Nightmare has been offered in a 25 oz ...
      »Doug60: OK, I answered my last question for myself. Previously, I tried a ...
      »Trotter25: Kevin, Sorry I didnt know that the Nightmare bats came in 25ou ...
      »Tri18: Mikens new Patriot comes in a 25 ounce version as well in both USSSA ...
      »surf88: Regarding the break in period, I have been testing the Adidas Melee 2 ...
      »oroblec: woww you are sop smart surf88 trampoline effect is what i'm seaching ...
      »surf88: I believe the Dudley is a very good bat. I also believe that the ...
      »surf88: I believe the Dudley is a very good bat. I also believe that the ...
      »swing for the fences : ok, so let me get this straight, the 65 year old AAA guy 5 years ago ...
      »surf88: Swing: 30,000 comedians in the bread lines out of work and we got one ...
      »surf88: Swing: 30,000 comedians in the bread lines out of work and we got one ...
      »Trotter25: Alan - Correct the Patriot bat has a 25ou bat, but at the time we ...
      »oroblec: LEE, thanks for all you support and reviews of this product you have ...
      »oroblec: Another stuff what ball would you recomend for the break in period ???
      »Trotter25: Yes - Red is Balanced, Green is Endload. With the Balance Bats you ...
      »oroblec: lee thanks again for all your support but the balls that we play have ...
76 June 3, 2016 8245

Rocket Launcher

» JC13: I used the rocket launcher this past weekend in Manassas VA, all I ...
      »batter4u: just got my Combat rocket launcher and after hitting approximately ...
      »Mike3b: Can the RL be used in all associations including ASA?
      »Perl: Mike3B There are three versions of the Rocket Launcher. Two (1 ...
      »19: "line drives where (sic) screaming up the middle" with "the hottest ...
      »Sparky.1: O' goody! Another high-tech weapon that Pitchers have to defend ...
      »ju25: How are all these bats passing the test? The Original UII was at the ...
      »crusher: Could be that lots of bats rated at 1.21 are only 1.08 .. These ...
      »Sparky.1: And yet the "hits just keep on coming"....... It's all about the ...
      »Lefty: I BP with Utrip Easton 2015 end load bats and my Senior bats might ...
      »sluggo10: all players ever talk about is about bats being hot out the wrapper ...
      »Sparky.1: Going to go out on a limb here "Sluggo10" and ask if you are a ...
      »sluggo10: sparky, I am mainly an infielder and have pitched when needed, I play ...
      »Adiktiv6: Hey Sparks, seems like you have a minor problem with these "high-tech ...
      »NCS13: I've been swinging the 27 oz Miken Big Cat for a couple of years now. ...
      »oroblec: Any Update from this bat i want to read some reviews and experience ...
      »Doug60: I've got 135 hits on mine and so far I'm happy. No complaints with ...
      »jackbrun: I've had my RL for about 3 weeks now and have ovTh 300 hits on it. ...
      »Steinbrenner: NCS13, I do believe when people say that the Rocket launcher is "Hot ...
      »oroblec: so people like Doug60, jackbrun and Steinbrenner which one of this ...
      »Steinbrenner: oroblec, In my opinion The Dudley is a great bat, they seem to be ...
      »oroblec: nice opinion bro, honest one, be careful cause miken patriot have two ...
      »B94: 12" Patriot is the Senior Bat - the 14" Barrel is the U-Trip bat...
      »Mason's Grandpa: Personally, I feel the Adidas Melee is a better bat. Balls jump off ...
      »Doug60: My 2c: Melee 2 vs. Dudley vs. RL The Rocket Launcher hits the ...
      »oroblec: i had learn every player have their own swing, so every bat will be ...
      »oroblec: another look is someone that have access to compression bat test and ...
      »Doug60: Oroblec the Dudley 12" and the Melee EL swing very close to the same. ...
      »oroblec: for my list the bat the only bat that i used to love was one tps ...
      »Mason's Grandpa: I also have a Dudley. I use the 27oz Balance. I really like the ...
      »k man: Mason's GP - I also have a 27 oz Dudley and love it. Check out ...
      »oroblec: Why people prefer balanced bat more than end load, end load weith can ...
      »Doug60: After owning the Rocket Launcher for awhile, here's my final ...
      »oroblec: So your point is if your bat weigth 28 onz, you will need to use one ...
      »fennellwg: oroblec, Without putting words in his mouth, I believe Doug is ...
      »oroblec: i want to get a new bat i prefer 2 pieces bats but i can give a try ...
      »fennellwg: I'm the last person to tell you which weight you should choose to hit ...
      »fennellwg: PS Most of the grownups on this site recommend at bat that suits ...
      »oroblec: my swing is slow but i still strong with my twitch muscle i will move ...
38 June 1, 2016 3842

Question about 1.21

» jfsully: I was reading anther website and the following came up in discussion. ...
      »fennellwg: https://seniorsoftball.com/?news&story=121&keywordsfound=BPF That ...
1 May 31, 2016 484

Boombah bats

» kjones: I was in Boombah the other day and I noticed that there are boombah ...
      »BruceinGa: I bought a couple about 5 years ago. I don't recall the name but ...
      »taits: Looked at the site yesterday and while they do not give the BPF ...
      »Chick50: Yes, Thanks for bringing this up. I went on the site and saw ...
3 May 28, 2016 545
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