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Hot Bats and Hrs

» garyheifner: Guys have posted for years about the soaring Hrs hit at will anytime ...
      »DoubleL10: I agree 100% with Gary's analysis. I've been playing 65 Major Plus ...
      »17Black: Good Points Gary: I will say that in 50 Major/Major Plus, more ...
      »17Black: Adding to what I just stated above, I also sponsor a 60 AA team, with ...
      »ju25: Good post Gary, IMO, guys between 50-60 that play in the upper ...
      »bogie: Gary, Great points and as far as taking bp with senior bats, I ...
      »Foothills: I have found , that during my senior ball playing time , it is ...
      »donbatman: some teams over have a couple guy who can go yrd, but for the most ...
      »Mario: Our 50 Major plus team the last 4 years almost always hit our limit ...
      »Reggie44: Mario do you swing the 13 inch Barrell or the 12 inch?
      »DCPete: The sub-par Trump Stote ball SSUSA now uses has drastically reduced ...
      »Mario: Reggie44 I swing the 12". I had a 13 in and traded a guy who like the ...
      »Reggie44: Thanks Mario. I have a brand new 13" but I was wondering if I should ...
      »Gary33: The Dudley Lightnings are durable and get really hot and if Mario ...
      »stick8: As a teammate of Marios for the last four years I can say that if he ...
14 April 24, 2015 1039

Bat Gimmick

» Nancy Allen: I know that we have discussed bat gimmicks from the past, but I was ...
      »BruceinGa: Hi Nancy, I took a few swings at Softball Mag's Spring Training with ...
      »OZ40: I think you hit the nail on the head: Gimmick. The guys playing in ...
      »BruceinGa: Oz, I believe that all Bret wants to do is sell a few more!
      »ju25: Easton used to have the Reveal, clear barrel that was supposed to ...
      »Nancy Allen: OZ40, I did get a chuckle out of the average comment. Sorry, Bret. ...
      »jfsully: The ultimate gimmick bat ...
      »BruceinGa: I couldn't tell any difference.
      »Nancy Allen: jfsully, we had talked about this and some others in another thread. ...
      »Bubble Gum: On the contrary! That bat would sell well if a senior version is ...
      »sobs3: Hi Nancy!I swung that Baden Axe bat and it almost ended my season ...
      »bogie: Bruce, with my back injury, i didnt get to swing much at Spring ...
      »Gary33: The Baden Axe senior bat broke in just a few swings because you hit ...
      »BruceinGa: It's too bad Baden and Easton didn't get together and combine the axe ...
13 April 24, 2015 1026

Broken bat - coincidence or legit reason?

» sobs3: - I am no physics major so I am not sure if this is coincidence or ...
      »AJC: SOB, it's not your grip. There has been quite a few bats from various ...
      »taits: Do a search here for knobs breaking on here and other sites, see if ...
2 April 23, 2015 324

Bat Bag

» Chip: Looking for some recommendations on a good bat bag that you can ...
      »CAT: look into the Ultimate Bat Bag...
      »Tri18: Chip, Look at the new Miken line up. They have the Freak tournament ...
      »BruceinGa: Another top bag is Tanel's RAGE Wheeled bag. It's a little pricy but ...
      »DieselDan: This is one great bag. Can have three sections or one large inside ...
      »J R: Boombah beast great shelves.Then get a golf travel bag.Put your ...
      »BruceinGa: I second the suggestion by JR! I used to use a duffle bag and a ...
      »Tri18: Bruce and others... Tangelos Rage bag WAS a good choice but as of ...
      »Chip: Thanks for all the input!
      »LeeLee50: The Dudley bag is really nice. It has plenty of room and can hold up ...
      »BruceinGa: Tanel will still be producing their RAGE batbag.
      »BigTuna: Demarini Black Ops roller bag, but it's pricey!
      »Bruster55: I have the Dudley travel bag also.Very nice,good wheels. I also have ...
      »Dancer: I got a BoomBah beast. I like it because it has a lot of pockets.
      »BruceinGa: If you are looking for a batback then Tanel has a sale on them for ...
14 April 20, 2015 798

hyber z

» Lefty: BruceinGa is the Hyper Z as good as the 13"Dudley.
      »BruceinGa: Hi Lefyt! Pete has a 29oz HyperZ and yes, I think it is as good, ...
      »DieselDan: "Was" Bruce? Should we have a moment of silence for the Dudley?
      »Lefty: Do you know how many swings Pete has on the Z.
      »BruceinGa: Joe, about 250 swings. DD, I see you caught that. I broke that one ...
      »Louisville Ken: How many swings to break in the new Hyper Z?
      »BigTuna: I recently got my 27oz Hyper Z and will say it absolutely is right up ...
6 April 17, 2015 771

New bats for 2015

» Tri18: Hey guys, I've been working with and testing a couple of new bats ...
      »OZ40: Hey Alan As seems to be the trend for leagues, our league is using ...
      »Tri18: ASA for sure and the Juggy is great too... AT18
      »OZ40: Thanks Alan, I appreciate the info! Oz
      »JB77301: Alan good talking with you and thanks for the info on the ...
      »Perl: Alan With all the bat testing you do have you ever considered ...
      »Tri18: Perl, I have a few out there on you tube. I even bought a new video ...
6 April 16, 2015 1257

Dudley Lightning.....

» CAT: Is the Dudley lightning EL approved for ALL senior softball ...
      »Tri18: If the association allows senior bats...spa,issa, isa, ssusa, the ...
      »BruceinGa: Most require bpf of 1.21. Older bats that are rated 1.20 are ...
      »CAT: thanks guys...needed that clarification especially for league play as ...
3 April 16, 2015 391

Dudley lightning question

» sobs3: - Is there a big difference in endload between the dudley endload and ...
      »hemi racer: Boy, that's a new one on me. Haven't heard Dudley is producing an ...
      »Tri18: Bob, What Mr. Hemi is saying is that the Dudley line of bats really ...
      »Bruster55: Get the 13" barrel Dudley & remove the grip,apply tape or the .050 mm ...
      »DOERBAUM: HI BOB, I JUST SWITCHED FROM MIKEN TO DUDLEY (BROKE BOTH A BIG CAT ...
      »BIGHURT: Not too impressed with the Dudley el my knob flew off tonight bat ...
      »hemi racer: Guess there are spot problems with any of the bat manufactures, but ...
      »STL0: I haven't seen any issues with any of the Dudleys but I will add this ...
      »Mario: Bighurt if you can get with who you bought the Lighting from they can ...
      »Mario: Bighurt if you can't get a hold of anyone, I can help you. Dudley ...
      »BIGHURT: Thanks Mario I put a crap load of glue on it will hit with it tonight ...
      »JamesLG: About how many swings does it take for the 13" to open up? I hav ...
      »hemi racer: I'm not a heavy hitter and it took somewhere around 100 to 125 for ...
      »sobs3: Thanks to everyone for all the great advice. I hit the other day with ...
      »Tri18: Sobs3, I like your buddies way of thinking! Lol if I can help you ...
      »sobs3: Thanks Alan... I will be in touch to be sure to get one from you!.... ...
      »BIGHURT: Well the glue did not work but. The good news is looks like Dudley is ...
      »OZ40: I took a swing with my Dudley and the end cap hit our shortstop in ...
      »Longhorns: Dudley what product they have produced. Everyone on our team swings a ...
18 April 14, 2015 2651

senior softball bats

» No knees: Hello to all. I'm new here. I was fishing for any thoughts on ...
      »DieselDan: Only one of those two bats that I'm familiar with is the Blackout. I ...
      »No knees: Diesel I got a triad and just waiting for the weather to get better ...
      »hemi racer: Miken really addressed their durability concerns with this new Triad ...
3 April 12, 2015 904

bats

» gman1: i want to ask a question,,,,do non composite bats also need to be ...
0 April 10, 2015 265

A.D. Starr bats

» DieselDan: Anyone of you distributor's have any info on this bat? Mostly white ...
      »DoubleL10: DieselDan, these bats are the Nightmare and are created by Kevin ...
      »Lefty: Larry where can someone buy the Nightmare in my area and are you ...
      »BruceinGa: Joe, contact Tattoball.
      »rlspls1974: go online to ADStarr.com you can order one there
      »tattooball: Feel free to give me a call for any info on this bat, 845 532 2668.
      »chikn55: I have close to 900 swings on my 27oz Nightmare. It's a great bat for ...
      »jim16: I easily have 5000 swings on mine and its still 100% sound
      »BigTuna: I have a 26oz and it has pretty good pop...no problem hitting it out. ...
      »tattooball: Tuna give me a call if you get a chance. 845 532 2668
9 April 10, 2015 1447

Senior HyperZ softball bat

» Lefty: I wonder if Anaconda Sports will sell the Senior HyperZ softball bat.
      »cyborg45: Any board members hit with this yet? Not the prototype, but the ...
      »Fabe: Swung a new one last week...team mate had one...felt ok. Didnt ...
      »PoollShark: I hit with one this morning at our weekly BP session. It was a 26 oz. ...
      »BruceinGa: I hit it along with a couple of senior Worths, BoomBah, and an ...
      »Lefty: Bruce I only have around 300 swings on my Dudley 28oz 12" and my 29oz ...
      »BruceinGa: I broke my 12" 28oz this past Tuesday. Was given another at Spring ...
      »AMMOdawg: I've put about 200 swings on the new Hyper Z (Softball Spring ...
      »Grimmie: Our 50 & 55 teams out of Louisville were given 8 bats for each team.I ...
      »hemi racer: Grimmie, I'm 67 and would still play the game I love without ...
      »OZ40: After the countless delays in bringing this bat to the actual players ...
      »BigTuna: I play in Carlsbad and took my 27oz Hyper Z out of the wrapper this ...
11 April 9, 2015 1829

Dudley Lightning 12" barrel

» OZ40: I picked up a 28oz Dudley Lightning 12" barrel end load at Reps tent ...
      »hemi racer: Had same think happen to one of mine, but wasn't as bad as yours ...
      »bkb555: My end cap cracked and half flew out to shortstop..the other half was ...
      »Redneck Softballer: Just look at where it was made China this should tell you, JUNK is ...
      »Grimmie: I've swung Miken ultra 2 for 3 years, last me about the season with ...
      »OZ40: Grimmie, I too have been swinging Mikens for years, I really like ...
      »hemi racer: Been my experience OZ40 that you need to completely remove the end ...
      »Wayne 37: I do know for a fact Dudley was having trouble with the end caps ...
      »STL0: We used all versions of the Dudley bats for the last few months of ...
      »OZ40: I just sent an email to Dudley Sports via their website. I asked them ...
      »OZ40: I received a prompt response from Dudley requesting photos of the ...
      »bkb555: it took some time for my replacement to come but it did come ...
      »OZ40: bkb555 do you remember how long it took for you to get your bat back? ...
      »bkb555: Oz Mine took a loooong time because it was the first public batch ...
      »DocDuck: Guys. If you have trouble with a Dudley bat, get a hold of the guy ...
      »Tri18: Doc and BBK, You are both correct in your postings. Demand for ...
      »Marv19: This is an interesting string. As a new Dudley Dealer I am really ...
      »surf88: I must unfortunately disagree with you Alan. I love the Dudley bat ...
      »OZ40: I am keeping an open mind on my end of the equation. So far so good ...
      »Senior Moments: Ed -- Are you a registered Dudley dealer? Most dealers have been ...
      »Tri18: Ed, I am not disagreeing with you at all overall. I lost over 150 ...
      »OZ40: UPDATE GOOD NEWS! I got an email from Dudley and my endcap has been ...
      »OZ40: SWERVE! I'm impressed. My bat arrived today as stated by Dudley in ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Dudley is a great company and they should go above and beyond the ...
      »troung1: We have one with a knob that comes loose. The knob is threaded and ...
      »bkb555: troung....try some lock tite on the knob...or some super glue......I ...
      »Bull33: I just had one after 2 tournaments and about 35BP swings (about 60 ...
26 April 6, 2015 3804

Miken Triad Blackout

» Lefty: Has anyone hit the Miken Blackout and how money cuts does it take for ...
      »Mario: I have the Miken Blackout as a batting practice bat. It took about ...
      »E6 in AZ: I play in a local league and it seemed everyone swears by the Miken ...
      »Tri18: Lefty, I have tested both bats extensively. One thing worth ...
      »Lefty: I hit 27 bp cuts with the Blackout yesterday and for tha amount of ...
      »E6 in AZ: Congrats on the new stick. Like I said, I am pleased with purchase. ...
      »Tri18: I just got back from hitting the Freak Black and it now has 2700 ...
      »No knees: Enough said indeed on the durability of The Freak, Allen. What do ...
      »Tri18: Knees, The bats performance is right up there with all the good ...
      »qdup1: Mine broke at around 2000 using 44/375 balls. Started rattling a bit ...
      »Lefty: Thanks for the info gdup1. I hope mine will last that long.
      »Lefty: Update on the senior blackout. I guess I got lucky for the blackout ...
      »chikn55: I have a 28 oz Blackout and it has about 800 hits on it. There was a ...
12 April 6, 2015 2280

most durable senior bat

» FrankieJ: This is my 1st yr to senior ball. Im looking for the most durable bat ...
      »Bruster55: Dudley Lightning smashes the ball and will last .
      »BruceinGa: The Dudley Lightning has my vote also!
      »B94: If you like swinging an EL bat get yourself a Nightmare
      »Mario: Dudley Lightning gets my vote as well. I've broke 4 bats in 1 weekend ...
      »Tri18: If you haven't tried the Miken Freak Black Senior you should. I now ...
      »Longhorns: Dudley are the most durable bat. Look up billy Blake on you tube ...
      »Jawood: A new low in bat durability? Brand new Macenko knob comes off in 4 ...
      »Tri18: Jawood, You can call Miken and get a RA number and send the bats to ...
      »BruceinGa: Alan, to fully cure, 3M 5200 needs 5-7 days. This is from West ...
      »PJ3P: I have used this on about 10 bats and used them the next day with ...
      »bomber03: Try the Combat "Dirty" bat. I use the balanced and it has been a very ...
11 April 2, 2015 1449

old miken freak plus

» DOERBAUM: have a mid 2000's freak plus and am curious if it has any worth. 1.20 ...
      »DOERBAUM: 50 views and no comments... guess i'll use it to hit rocks.
      »Bigcat55: The freak plus is still a great bat when it's broken in. I still use ...
      »hondo: I agree with BigCat great bp bat and great for cool weather games. ...
      »cyborg45: You could always do what I did. I gave Big Mike and the Wounded ...
      »DOERBAUM: Thanks for the feedback guys. I guess for now i'll put it back in the ...
5 April 1, 2015 522

Original Miken UII

» Hoover: I am no longer playing ball. I have an original Miken Ultra II that ...
      »neck10: text me 231-218-4787
      »B94: If it has the ASA stamps on it it's worth a premium price...
      »armiho211: since ssusa ( i believe) does not allow bat sales on here, where ...
      »BruceinGa: Softballfans.com, groups on facebook and sometimes craigs list.
4 March 27, 2015 654

Softball bats

» ruckerljr: does anyone know where I can find a 32OZ ASA slow pitch softball bat?
      »kbl: rucker...just type in 32oz softball bats...you have a feww websites ...
      »hemi racer: rucker, there are several very knowledgeable people on this board ...
      »ju25: I have not seen a 32oz bat in years. Most manufacturers top out at ...
      »Curly67: Check out Amazon, Anaconda sports, Justbats.com there are a lot of 32 ...
      »Fred S: The last 32 oz I have seen was a few years ago made by Anderson Bats
      »ju25: Curly, I think the 32 your seeing on those fastpitch bats refer ...
      »Fabe: There are 30 oz. endloads that will come close to that weight ...
      »BudLeftField: I have a 32 oz. metal single-wall bat. Louisville slugger TPS ...
      »Dancer: I have an old Power Cell 38oz bat and have a Black Magic 35oz bat, ...
9 March 19, 2015 477

God's Sports Company P413 Senior Bat

» Crumpster: Has anyone seen/heard/swung one of these bats? I'm looking at ...
      »Benji4: Buy a hyper Z
      »hombre: I'm still awaiting the arrival of the solid core bat I purch ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I wonder what the status of this wonder bat is. I seem to remember ...
      »Tri18: I am happy to help you find the information to select the best bat ...
      »Benji4: My buddy Steve from AZ invested 10K in the company and got two free ...
      »Fabe: My suggestion would be to contact Alan....move on there are many good ...
      »ChiPrimeMarty: I purchased and never received a 2011 GBA model from GSC in Sept 2010 ...
      »BruceinGa: Buy a Dudley, superior performance as well as durability!
8 March 17, 2015 1227

God's Sports Company P413 Senior Bat

» Crumpster: Has anyone seen/heard/swung one of these bats? I'm looking at ...
      »ju25: Hey Crump, Stick and some of the OKI boys tried them out last ...
1 March 14, 2015 541
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