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Worth/MIKEN Senior bats for 2020

» Tri18: Well guys.... it’s been around 2-3 months since we introduced our new ...
0 Jan. 13, 2020 364

2019 Elite Sports Onyx Ohana

» Jeff #9: Picked up the Elite Sports Onyx Ohana 26.5 at Vegas Worlds last ...
0 Jan. 11, 2020 255

Suncoast/Adidas bats

» L.S.: Can anyone tell me how much of a difference between the new Suncoast ...
      »grayhitter59: they added the stick stuff, some what like the original dudley ...
      »SALSAKID49: Got one from Trotter.. a 28oz Green barrel 13"... it is one of the ...
      »Mr Wolf: I had a compression test on my Melee Max 12”. It had about less than ...
      »JamesLG: What is considered a real good compression test ...
      »Mr Wolf: JamesLG, considering my Melee Max 12” EL that has less than 200 ...
      »NYTX: Was curious if anyone has any updates to share on the 13 inch end ...
      »Casey#44: I have a few swings on both. About 20 on the 12inch and 10 or so on ...
      »Lefty: I had the red one and it hit great. My hitting buddy bought the ...
      »DirkPitt: I recently purchased the 13" end load, 28oz. I have been swinging ...
      »grayhitter59: DirkPitt, I just got my Suncoast 13 inch endloaded 28oz last week, I ...
      »DirkPitt: I am also hitting them over the fence with the new Suncoast bat but ...
      »grayhitter59: Thank You for the well wishes, Happy Holidays to you and yours and a ...
      »Dusty-3: Interesting opinions on the two new end loaded Suncoast bats. I had a ...
      »lb16: Dusty-3 I have a 27 oz. Suncoast balanced version. My review for now ...
      »mck71: Dusty - recently went to the softball magazine senior camp where we ...
      »G MAN: Bought the new suncoast red 27.5 end load and the bat feels really ...
      »Dusty-3: Thanx Gentlemen for the opinions. I too am inclined to wait for ...
      »Mr Wolf: Hey G-man, that Melee Max 12” 25.5oz. is the lightest feeling ...
      »Mr Wolf: Hey G-MAN, I forgot to add, swinging the Melee Max 12” 25.5oz feels ...
      »G MAN: Mr. Wolf , Thanks for your help. I rushed to buy the Suncoast bat and ...
      »OVBALL: G MAN please text or e-mail me....wanna ask a few ...
21 Jan. 7, 2020 3605

AT18 bat for 2020 from Worth

» Tri18: I have had an outpouring of response and inquiries about my new ...
      »Tri18: You can see a new video on my you tube page that shows the very first ...
      »Tri18: Word has it that the factory is going to start shipping a little ...
      »Jay Cas: I've noticed over the years the Worth Bat has decreased in popularity ...
      »Tri18: Jay, Worth went severalmyears without producing a senior bat. Last ...
      »Jay Cas: This is my second year of Senior Softball and I have not seen many ...
      »Gonedeep43: My first Senior Bat was the Worth Legit. They made them from 2014-15. ...
      »Tri18: Jay, I just received shipping notification that I have bats on the ...
      »Jay Cas: Alan, I'll be a tester for the Worth AT-18. I just asked one of my ...
      »Mr Wolf: I just swung a Worth AT 25oz. today during batting practice. I hate ...
      »OZZIE#8: I got one of these and took bp with it twice and i love it.The ball ...
      »garyheifner: I am going to pick one up for next year. I was between the 25 and ...
      »Mr Wolf: garyheifner, in Mr. Tanner’s first post to start this thread, he ...
      »Mr Wolf: To Gary, Today, another batting practice with the Worth AT. It did ...
      »Tri18: Hi guys! Since there was a little discussion about bat weights I ...
      »Mr Wolf: Mr, Tanner Hopefully, you weren’t thinking I was downgrading your ...
      »Tri18: Mr. Wolf I didn’t take it that way at all. I was simply adding to ...
      »Hail Ragna!: I know that Miken/Worth has upped their game in the bat business ...
      »Mr Wolf: Mr. Tanner, My personal preference is a light enough EL bat that I ...
      »Tri18: Wolf, I f you want to try an AT18 BAT OR ANOTHER MIKEN or Worth ...
19 Dec. 22, 2019 4101

Bat Review

» Capt Kirk: Has anyone reviewed this bat: Miken DC41 ...
      »southerinman: I haven't swing that version but I have used both the original white ...
      »mck71: That's a utrip bat Capt: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKlpKqnLeec
      »bkb555: its a good bat...1 ounce endload, takes a couple hundred swings to ...
      »DieselDan: The Timberworks 65M+ i hit with three times a week, feels this bat is ...
4 Dec. 18, 2019 491

?

» SOFTBALLNUTZ: BAT WARMERS... What's your opinion???
      »DieselDan: Yes. Have one that folds up and fits in bag easily.
      »Az Iz: How does a bat that is heated to 70 degrees hitting a ball that is 5 ...
      »curveball: "IF"the bat compresses on contact with a ball, and "IF" the bat ...
      »msw4indy: My thought is the ball makes more of a difference. Even if the bat is ...
      »DieselDan: Cold balls are always bad.
      »curveball: At what temp is the compression of the balls used measured? How much ...
      »jfsully: If I recall correctly Ball compression is measured at 72 and for each ...
      »0: I was of the understanding that the Bat Warmer was for the ...
      »DieselDan: Have been told that 1.21 bats should not be used unless they are ...
      »jfsully: The research done by ASA at the time showed warming a bat added 2-4 ...
      ».: I don't get it! If the ball is as hard as a rock (not the Softball) ...
      »troung1: If you keep the bats at room temperature until you hit and use a bat ...
12 Dec. 16, 2019 1013

End loaded vs. balanced bats

» Lefty25: Our senior league uses Dudley Demolition slow pitch softball bats. We ...
      »Dusty-3: I have been swinging the Dudley Lightning Legend (white/green) ...
1 Dec. 15, 2019 438

Dudley Senior Bat Reliability

» Oldplayer5: Im an average sized 72 year old Senior Softball player (Florida ...
      »swing for the fences : those bats were breaking within a few swings sometimes with 55 major ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: I think I must be the only exception to everyone else's reporting. I ...
      »G MAN: aka southpaw- My son who is 10 can break this bat on 10 swings. The ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: There is nothing wrong with being the exception to the rule. I will ...
4 Dec. 8, 2019 694

Aging Bats

» Home Plate: I understand that as a composite bat tends to get hotter after "break ...
      »Tri18: Yes there is. If you go on you tube and put in Alan Tanner softball ...
1 Dec. 4, 2019 516

Adidas Ruckus

» Bomber23: Has anyone used this or have any feedback on this new Adidas
0 Nov. 15, 2019 210

Price gouging

» Full Count: Suncoast bats are priced way too high. Just because you're the only ...
      »DaveDowell: Free speech is absolutely allowed here ... Mean spirited, anonymous, ...
      »Full Count: Your accusations are worse than mine Dave. You weren't there, I ...
      »DaveDowell: I didnt make any accusations. They were simple statements of fact ...
      »r4pitch: full count its america just dont buy.....Suncoast has been nothing ...
      »MurrayW: Yeah, what r4pitch said. No one is forcing you to buy one of their ...
      »Wood_1966: Maybe I am missing something, but is $249 really price gouging for a ...
      »Cowboy19: Great points by the 3 posts above. I got a chance to use the ...
      »JamesLG: Cowboy19, Did you hit the 13" EL or 12"? Is the 12" the same barre ...
      »Cowboy19: The red 1 ounce end load 12”. Very similar to the 2019 red one, but ...
      »Whitey58: The Red Suncoast Melee Max 12" is a 1/2 ounce Endload The 13" Green ...
      »JamesLG: So is the new red Suncoast bat the same barrel length as last year ...
      »DaveDowell: Interesting how the Karma Gods work ... A lone "Complaint Department" ...
      »Cowboy19: Yes Whitney 1/2 end load on those two bats. James the red Suncoast ...
      »Saratoga2: I'm a little confused about who really makes the new Melee Suncoasts. ...
      »Saratoga2: I had a discussion with Suncoast about the Melee bats. Adidas got out ...
      »JAB: Question about Suncoast red 12" vs green 13" barrels EL -both ...
      »mck71: JAB - I read and reread this thread, didn't see where anyone said ...
      »JAB: Mck71 So, what are the benefits (other than personal preference ) ...
      »mck71: JAB - personally (and there are better/smarter people than I on this ...
      »Saratoga2: When I compare my 2019 red Melee (end load) to my older one piece 12 ...
20 Nov. 14, 2019 3116

looking for videos

» garyheifner: where can I find some videos hitting the 2020 miken bats?
      »AJC: Gary, go to You Tube, type in 2020 Miken senior bats in the search ...
      »Tri18: Gary, Go on you tube and put in Alan Tanner Softball. I just posted ...
2 Nov. 12, 2019 247

Bat Stamps

» Batter 5: Tournament rules state bats must have the 1.21 stamp. How does that ...
      »titanhd: 1.21 or less.
1 Nov. 2, 2019 314

Dudley LLBSP (black and yellow)

» Ron4: Team, I am down to my last couple bats in this model. Anyone know of ...
      »Crankster: Ron, I have a used 26 for sale. Not sure is you are looking for a new ...
      »Steinbrenner: I have a NIW OG Dudley Lightning Balanced Black/yellow 27oz NOT the ...
      »AJC: Mark, of course you have 1. What bat dont you have , haha. Hope the ...
      »caps14: is there anyway to tell the difference between an original dudley ...
      »BruceinGa: Someone correct me if I'm wrong. I have been told the originals had a ...
      »k man: Bruce, you would be correct in that the tacky on the original black ...
      »k man: By the way, I raved about the bat so much( when the reissue came out) ...
      »cheezhed1: Ron4, I have a 2016 LLESP 26oz with a 12" barrel. A dear friend ...
      »MIKEJ: cheezhed1, do you still have Dudley bat $$$? You can email at ...
9 Oct. 24, 2019 1551

Jeff Hall Cuz

» Wrenchturner: Any thoughts on this bat?
      »wolfman wilt: I have used a LS since the 80s with Starpath and in the Pro League ...
1 Oct. 10, 2019 793

Miken and Worth bats here in Vegas

» Tri18: Hey Guys, If you are here in Las Vegas for the SSUSA Nationals and ...
0 Oct. 2, 2019 495

Melee Max

» k man: Just curious, is there any feedback on the new Melee Max that was ...
0 Sept. 28, 2019 455

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 ...
      »ju25: Here's some info I found: ...
      »Tri18: If you are speaking of the new Nifong bat from Dudley I have some in ...
      »ju25: Alan, Have you had a chance to swing one yet?
      »Tri18: JU As far as Dudley’s go...it’s better than the Lift and it doesn’t ...
      »Dusty-3: The Dudley Nifong.....That's an end-loaded bat, correct? I think the ...
      »lb16: Alan - Question is are the production bats that the general public ...
      »Tri18: The NiFong bats are end loaded. So far I haven’t experienced or heard ...
      »z30001960: Hi Alan I have a question for you, I swing the balanced Dudley 1.0 ...
      »z30001960: Sorry that is in a 26 oz. model because very interested to buy one ...
      »z30001960: Also Alan is it your normal size diameter handle approximately 13/16 ...
15 Sept. 26, 2019 2619

Mikens

» garyheifner: Any reviews out yet for the 2020 Miken line of Senior bats.
      »Tri18: Gary, There are a few of the new Miken and Worth acts being ...
      »Tri18: Oops...in section 1 I meant broke in...not broke the bat. Senioritis ...
      »PeteC: Alan, I've watched quite a few of your YouTube videos including the ...
      »Tri18: Pete, We do a section on just that at my training camps. A quick ...
      »PeteC: Thank you Alan for the response. I will try to do as you suggest and ...
      »hillbilly4: which bats are you referring too. I have always been a fan of the ...
      »Full Count: Thank you for the input Alan. What bat do you think resembles the ...
      »Tri18: Count, My AT18 model will feel very similar in weighting as it’s a ...
      »Full Count: Got it ! Just ordered one, hopefully it arrives in time to take some ...
      »garyheifner: Full Count welcome to the wonderful world of marketing. Seems like ...
      »Tri18: Gary and Full Count, What you both refer to in the business world is ...
      »hillbilly4: So how can I get a miken at my door before vegas. Looking at the ...
      »Tri18: My number is posted.... AT18
      »troung1: I had the opportunity to swing the AT18 and the Miken Kendrick. ...
      »Full Count: Got a chance to hit the AT18 today. This bat needs very little break ...
15 Sept. 21, 2019 1872

Qualified bats

» pop66roy: Can u use a ASA bat in USSA tournament?
      »BruceinGa: I believe you meant to say SSUSA. I can only think of two reasons ...
      »Nancy Allen: You will need to look at the Bat Policy above and the link of the ...
      »TimMcElroy: pop66roy- Short answer to your question- Recent model ASA bats ...
      »Nancy Allen: Tim, I have two bats that have both stamps that are not on the ...
      »tattooball: So the real question is why are ASA bats not allowed? They perform ...
      »lb16: Pretty simple answer no fees are being paid to SSUSA!
      »Duke: It might be nice to know what bats everyone is talking about. I do ...
      »tattooball: I don't think u trip bats pay fees either
      »ETDave: I've used my original Easton Extended in tournaments before with no ...
      »mck71: ETDave - you answered the question. Based on what I am reading, it ...
      »ETDave: Mck41, that's exactly how I understand it also.
      »ETDave: Woops! Mck71 not 41.
12 Sept. 12, 2019 1060
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