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NEW ! Worth Wicked Senior bat

» Tri18: Guys and Girls, A big announcement today that you can all take note ...
      »Hail Ragna!: I had heard recently that you were gong to be Miken's new front man ...
      »John27: What is your opinion of "durable"?
      »Tri18: Hail : Not sure where you heard that. I do work closely with ...
      »Tri18: Oops! Sorry, one clarification. The 30 ounce model is not available ...
      »TopTwoBats: Tri18 - For argument's sake, if the top 3 bats in terms of sweet ...
      »Tri18: Those are the top 3 bats right now. Each of them have an argument in ...
      »AJC: Alan, I'm in on the new Worth. Let us know when they come ...
      »Tri18: TONY, The Worth Legit was a balanced bat and did not have an end ...
      »Benji4: Alan I am hearing from two reliable sources that a certain Hall of ...
      »Tri18: Benji, You tell Ronnie 😏That we will compare notes in Vegas. ...
      »AJC: Benji4, i caught part of a Sommerville game at Golden Eagle on Friday ...
      »HJ: Any chance Miken/Worth will make any 25 oz bats? Some of our older ...
      »Tri18: HJ, Mikens Patriot with the 12" barrel will come in a 25 ounce ...
      »CT Baller: Good Morning. Alan just watched your video and was wondering what ...
      »Tri18: CT When I do testing I use a combination of Worth, Trump, Tattoo and ...
      »Tri18: Latest news is the first batch has shipped and will arrive here to me ...
      »Lefty: My Senior Wicked arrived yesterday. Put 35 swings with it. It has a ...
      »Mr Wolf: Lefty, What? After 35 swings, you rate the Worth Wicked XL good.
      »Lefty: I have around 200 swings on 2 28oz Wicked senior bats. It hits great ...
      »SOFTBALLNUTZ: I DON'T GET IT!!! I have watched your video's on several differen ...
      »crusher: Lefty, thanks for the report. Looking at online videos looked like ...
      »Lefty: Crusher took the Big Cat,Maxload and the 2 Worth Wicked witch had ...
      »ju25: I thought these were supposed to be made in the USA(a selling point ...
      »garyheifner: Put 45 swings on my new Wicked today in 3 groupings of 15. I am a ...
      »big cat7: I have had the wicked for one week now and used it in four league ...
      »garyheifner: Since I posted above, I will update. My Wicked now has 230 hits on ...
      »Gorilla Boy: I believe the bat has 3 gears. When you hit the 3rd gear, you will ...
      »DCPete: How does this bat compare to the original Ultra 2 red Maxload?
      »Tri18: DC Very similar in swing weight but the Wicked has a bigger sweet ...
      »bkb555: these guys do good bat ...
      »big cat7: Wasnt bragging about homers or hitting fences just saying i took the ...
      »Lefty: Update on the 2 28oz Wicked bats. Using 375 44 core ball's . Starting ...
      »SALSAKID49: Alan, Thanks for getting the bat to me... Before buying one, I did ...
33 Oct. 20, 2017 5339

Is BPF rating stamped on all Senior composite bats approved by SSUSA?

» Turbobob: In my effort to easily identify a full composite bat without having a ...
      »fennellwg: No. As I understand it, any bat submitted by the manufacturer for ...
1 Oct. 20, 2017 166

Ways to easily identify a full composite bat?

» Turbobob: I'm in a local 60 plus league that allows composite handle bats for ...
      »Tri18: Go to your local Office Depot and buy two different colors of round ...
      »SOFTBALLNUTZ: Will somebody please explain what difference the Handle of the ba ...
      »fennellwg: @ softballnutz. I doubt the handle material impacts bat performance ...
3 Oct. 10, 2017 595

worth wicked

» big cat7: Just got the new worth bat yesterday had a doubleheader last night ...
      »Tri18: Big Cat The reports at the field match exactly what you say. The bat ...
      »ju25: How much ?
      »crusher: Big Cat, if you hit 2 off your hands it is ‘The Man’ swinging the bat ...
3 Sept. 30, 2017 855

Las Vegas 2017 Men's Master SSUSA!

» Gorilla Boy: Just a quick note that I will be present at Las Vegas for the SSUSA ...
      »Tri18: Big Mike! Looking forward to seeing you in Vegas. I will be there ...
      »Tri18: Hello guys, As Mike said he will be set up at Big League Friday and ...
      »bond_171513: Just for this weekend or all sessions?
      »Tri18: No , Mike is there now and I will be there Saturday. We will be set ...
      »Tri18: Come on over to Big League Fields as I will be set up today and just ...
      »SilverGhost: Is Team 1 Sports playing in this tournament? i did not see name or ...
      »Tri18: Most of the Team 1 guys are reforming under Kelleher Law Firm. I will ...
      »titanhd: I found that they swing light. I have a stickered 27oz but weighed on ...
      »AJC: Alan, what are the new Worth bats going for ? Are u taking credit ...
      »SilverGhost: I already have the Worth Wicked and have tested it as you would say, ...
      »Tri18: Yes I am taking credit cards out here at the fields. Miken/Worth is ...
11 Sept. 27, 2017 1623

rolling

» youngen: Hey all, new to senior softball (4rs). ?? Why is rolling a bat ...
      »swing for the fences : Anything different then the intent that the bat was made for, is ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Youngen • Rolling a bat is considered altering that bat ... Here is ...
      »youngen: Ok second question. If the end cap pops off my bat can I just glue ...
      »SSUSA Staff: YES, if that's all you do ... Minor repair differs from altering ...
      »xGAMERx: I disagree...I put a cap back on a Miken and sent it back. They ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Interesting disagreement ... We stand by our assertion that simply ...
      »softball4b: IMO - Apples and Oranges - The difference is in the interpretation of ...
      »softball4b: IMO Opinion rolling is always altering the bat. The breakdown of the ...
      »Dbax: Mike, were you able to hit the tree?
      »softball4b: It was the light pole in Phoenix that caused the most problems. Bent ...
      »garyheifner: I sincerely believe rolling is far more than just break in. I was ...
      »garyheifner: I forgot to a mention a positive to rolled bats. It your team is ...
      »fennellwg: I think as we get older and slower, The more a senior bat resembles ...
      »L.Martin: We are already able to swing in legalized shaved bat, why would you ...
14 Sept. 23, 2017 1910

Miken PT vs Dudley

» BubbleHead96: Moving into the Senior division Whats everyones take on these?
      »STL0: They are both great bats. It really depends on personal preference ...
      »sbswat24: I bought the Miken PT Macenko (Orange One) broke in 60-70 swings, I ...
      »BubbleHead96: I play mostly Utrip, do they test at worlds like they do in Utrip?
      »STL0: Bubblehead - I haven't seen a senior tournament that has ever tested ...
      »Fabe: No testing at SSUSA events! Aloha, Fabe
      »Lee Lee: strange question to ask?
      »B94: Not so strange for someone just coming to senior ball coming from ...
      »xGAMERx: Dudley will last longer but PT warms up quicker
8 Sept. 19, 2017 1262

shaved bats

» wolfman: PEOPLE GET A GRIP your 70 years old you have put on 30 to40 lbs of ...
      »kingofpain22: sounds like you are "sour grapes"..wawa..
      »wolfman: kingofpain sorry if I hit a nerve///
      »softball4b: We all have an opinion, but only some are willing to express it out ...
      »wolfman: softball4b I agree with your entire statement enough said did not ...
      »Sparky.1: Excellent analogies on both ends gentlemen....... Sparky1 "the ...
      »Lecak: A couple observations. I can't speak to shaved bats or PED's. I can ...
      »FOFO: That settles it. I'm getting off "THE JUICE" and signing up with Joe ...
      »Lecak: Bert I'm only getting a trainer license not a license to practice ...
      »softball4b: BC Do not confuse a Pity Walk with the Walk of Shame. ;-)
      »garyheifner: Once again, my long time opinion. Caught with shaved bat-LIFETIME ...
      »pizzaboy: If you guys don't think SHAVED bats are becoming commonplace in ...
      »wolfman: THANK YOU pizzaboy
      »pizzaboy: In the words of my youngest son "Dad if you ain't cheaten you ain't ...
      »cronin51: I'm hoping those that are shaving bats are capable of being able to ...
      »pizzaboy: I can't believe not many on here want to discuss altered bats!!!I ...
      »grayhitter59: Pizzaboy, I know there are a lot of shaved bats out there even in ...
      »AJC: Pizzaboy, no disrespect at all intended as im sure your son said that ...
      »Bballer3: I believe they can stop it if they really wanted to. One. Compression ...
      »pizzaboy: AJC unfortunately he was not kidding when he made that ...
      »titanhd: Bballer.Any well broken in bat will fail the compression test.This ...
      »garyheifner: Talking about bats failing compression tests. The big time USSSA ...
      »JDub: STOOOPID BATS ARE HERE TO STAY. DEAL WITH IT ! ! ! I May Be Deaf ...
      »pizzaboy: Jdub you are absolutely correct and it's ashame that this is ...
      »HAT MAN: Blaming anyone else but the culprit is ridiculous. If USSSA, ASA and ...
      »DOLFAN: When will it stop??? When will the little dirty birds stop shaving ...
      »Jon44: I have not run into Senior players who shave their bats knowingly, ...
      »wolfman: Jon44 I don't think any player is going to walk up to and say try my ...
      »Jon44: That's actually my point. No one would admit they are shaving their ...
      »DOERBAUM: GO BACK TO ALUMINUM AND BLUE DOTS.... YEA I KNOW IM DREAMING...LOL! ...
      »Fabe: Mahalo for mentioning me Dolfan! Funny shaved bats was unknown to us ...
      »pizzaboy: I blame our problem on the young guys, especially our sons!!!!It's ...
      »TAT22: Remember guys, per the rule 3.4(5) Bat Inspection. B. If a player is ...
      »STL0: Pizzaboy: What exactly do you tell your son about him using his ...
      »ETDave: I know that no one wants to hear this, but going to the 52/300 ball ...
      »pizzaboy: 22 when did you ever see a bat taken after a pitcher was blown up in ...
      »STL0: Pizzaboy: I have kids close that age and I tell them what I think ...
      »JamesLG: A few years back I think there were far more guys swinging shave ...
      »cyborg45: James, so what were your findings?
      »pizzaboy: STLO your right my kids are very good human beings with surprisingly ...
      »JDub: Have I Mentioned, "I May Be Deaf & Blind, But I Ain't Deaf & Blind." ...
      »Fabe: Let me ask again...anyone know of a pitcher or any other position ...
      »STL0: Fabe: I have not heard of anyone killed by a batted ball in senior ...
      »Fabe: Yes...now playing for Hawaii Five-O... 55 Majors! Mahalo for the ...
      »HJ: I note a mention above to a senior league going to the 52/300 ball. I ...
      »crusher: HJ, my opinion, you do not need a new bat. My day league went to that ...
      »STL0: Fabe: I played for 50 Cal in 2014 and still remember that extra ...
      »1bounce: So Fabe your wondering if anyone has been killed. I was in vegas for ...
      »Fabe: I remember that game! I played left field...had a great time! Sad to ...
      »1bounce: Fabe....unless your from Ohio you wouldnt have been playing that ...
      »Fabe: Sorry for da confusion...I wuz refering to STL0 asking about our ...
      »xGAMERx: I was thinking along the same lines and saw a similar solution to my ...
51 Sept. 19, 2017 4699

Carrying bat

» J R: Where can I find the rule covering carrying bat to 1st base
      »DaveDowell: J R ... Best places to search would be the Rule Books of other ...
      »J R: Thanks Dave .I will print this and show hard headed umpire.Was in our ...
      »marcster13: In my opinion anyone who carries the bat to first base or any other ...
      »B.J.: I think it's a non issue I haven't seen it happen in years and then ...
      »r4pitch: I agree with marcster13 If you carry a bat to 1st base you should be ...
      »DaveDowell: Agreed, B.J. ... About the only other rare circumstance I've seen in ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I agree with Dave. I have also seen a guy trot down to first on an ...
      »r4pitch: That is not what was asked... Hemust have reached 1st base safely ...
      »DaveDowell: And it seemed like such a simple question! ... "Where can I find the ...
      »Duke: Dave, I can think of one more situation regarding carrying your bat. ...
      »Chief144: While playing in St George a couple of years ago one of our players ...
      »r4pitch: j.r. asked ? then got the answer..jr then came back with i will show ...
      »2bornot2b: Strange but true. A slow-running singles-only batter hit a ground ...
13 Sept. 18, 2017 907

what's hotter than a 34/28 demarini juice?

» axse excentrico: Hi all! I'm alessandro, from Italy. I'm 47 and I'm getting little ...
      »axse excentrico: we use 47/375 wilson a9011 balls
      »JohnJohn: FOR SURE BIG CAT
2 Sept. 7, 2017 549

Jose Moreno's Bat challenge

» Pitcherwpop: One of the nicest guys in SSUSA, not to mention one of the ...
      »stick8: What was the reason this team called out the bat?
      »SSUSA Staff: The end cap had been "off the bat" and was put back in place with the ...
      »Bballer3: With all the crap about about altered bats in our game today - Yes ...
      »stick8: When I've umpired conference usssa all players bats are compression ...
      »pizzaboy: What's so hard to believe about an old guy wanting to add 25-30 feet ...
      »OZ40: Until the bat companies uniformly come out with a process to ...
6 Aug. 21, 2017 1513

Bat Not Altered

» Terry H: A bat that was confiscated from Jose Moreno at the Western National ...
0 Aug. 14, 2017 1272

Outcome of GSC

» surf88: As some of you may be aware, I was one of the investors who was ...
      »Mango: Ed, I'm sorry that you and many others lost money to Steve Mckinlay ...
      »Fabe: This is truly a negative choice that effected many others! I was ...
      »taits: And many of you thought I was wrong is questioning them... Ed, you ...
      »Clean Up: Now would you please tell us where this supposed factory was locate ...
      »TOMAR77: As far as I am concerned they both got off lightly. We have become a ...
      »Adiktiv6: Find Peace and Forgiveness?? Screw that...remember, they were living ...
      »BruceinGa: Paco, Tomar77 said "God Bless the Victims may you find Peace and ...
      »Adiktiv6: Yeah, I got that Bruce...When I said "they don't deserve any peace or ...
      »stick8: I signed on to be a GSC rep before all this happened. I was to get ...
      »SOFTBALLNUTZ: My team took BP with that bat... Nobody was very impressed with it. ...
      »Omar Khayyam: My team was also allowed to hit with that bat at Reno one year. I ...
      »surf88: This is the last statement I intend to make on this topic. Thanks to ...
12 Aug. 14, 2017 2426

Dudley bat question

» garyheifner: Is there any difference between the 2016 and 2017 Dudley Lightning ...
      »k man: Gary, I don't know about the construction. I have one of each (27 oz ...
      »garyheifner: Thanks
2 Aug. 6, 2017 560

For U hitting experts

» garyheifner: We can all agree that the barrel of a bat is round. When U go up ...
      »Fred S: I just grab the bat and hit with whatever side is pointing at the ...
      »TexasTransplant: In the early days of the metal bats, I continued to always hit in the ...
      »HAT MAN: For the most part grip and rip. The exception is when breaking in a ...
      »grayhitter59: if bat is broken in and has spider crack, better hit ball where the ...
4 Aug. 4, 2017 671

Quick Bat Question

» ETDave: Is my 2005 original Easton Extended ok for SSUSA play? Rules say all ...
      »B94: Yes the bat is good...
      »ETDave: I was about 99% sure, but thanks for confirming.
      »Katzy63: How can a bat that's been banned by ASA for nearly two years, and ...
      »ETDave: The key thing you said is banned by ASA. It is not as hot as a ...
      »B94: You are partially right Katzy it is less than 1.21bpf so it's good to ...
      »marcster13: SSUSA Approved Bats Beginning on Jan. 1, 2014, Senior Softball-USA ...
      »Katzy63: The keywords were, "certification stripped at Easton's urging." One ...
      »B.J.: Katzy... I don't understand your reasoning... you say that 13 yrs. ...
      »ETDave: Did a little more looking and found this. 3.4(3) • APPROVED ...
      »the answer: they only uncertified these bats to make money on new bats...most asa ...
      »the answer: buy
      »neck10: ASA didn't bann that bat(Easton Extended) easton did so they could ...
      »neck10: sorry didn't see u already said that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      »Fabe: I was very sad when this happened! I was always an Easton ...
14 July 31, 2017 1014

Senior Moments

» Lefty: Shelby playing in Marietta if you still want the 2 white combats I'll ...
      »the answer: how much..whar weight I have a friend who likes them
1 July 31, 2017 627

mIken border bat

» irishmike: Have two 2016 Miken Border Bats. I see where they have come out with ...
      »Tri18: Mike, The new Border Battle and Worth USA employ Mikens latest ...
      »irishmike: Thanks Alan. Heard up here in New England that many senior leagues ...
      »Tri18: Many senior leagues and regular leagues are going to the ball for ...
3 July 28, 2017 762

Bat for an ASA 52/275 ball.

» hombre: I'm thinking about playing in a local USSSA league which uses an ASA ...
      »Tri18: Hombre, Look at the thread below regarding the Freak Platinum. There ...
      »hombre: Thanks, Alan. Just the information I was looking for.
      »Tri18: You are very welcome. Miken has been feverishly working to keep up ...
      »marcster13: If it is a USSSA league you most likely can't swing an ASA only bat. ...
      »neck10: The monsta bat's work real well with the 52 core ball!!!!!!!!!!!!
      »BruceinGa: I agree with neck10. Monsta has two models but you need to be ...
      »ju25: Demarini has been the king of the .52 cor ball , but Miken/Worth is ...
      »B94: The ASA Miken Platinum and Patriot will give all the top ASA bats a ...
      »Tri18: Two new Limited Edition ASA bats just came out this week ...
      »marcster13: I am checking back to see if anyone recommended a good u-trip bat to ...
      »hombre: Thanks marcster. That does sound like the most practical way to go. I ...
      »cheezhed1: I've purchased several bats from Alan over the years and have never ...
      »marcster13: Don't forget he is playing in a USSSA league so he is not looking for ...
      »B94: That being the case obviously if he has the option to use his senior ...
      »jc11: If you go to any Major ASA tournament, you will see the LC(low ...
15 July 21, 2017 1403

2018 senior bats

» gonz: Just was wondering when do the major brands like Miken, Dudley, etc. ...
      »Tri18: Gonz, Many times the bat companies try and do things to coincide ...
1 July 17, 2017 712
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