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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 1668

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 781

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 1147

bats

» gman1: i want to ask a question,,,,do non composite bats also need to be ...
0 April 10, 2015 454

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 1863

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 2180

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 4170

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 2526

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 1768

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 782

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 860

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 711

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 1504

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 737

Dudley Lighning 12 inch senior bat.

» Lefty: BruceofGa how many swings did you get on your Dudley before it died. ...
      »BruceinGa: It's still alive with about 1800 swings. My 13" 29oz broke today ...
      »jah#4: Lefty I had over 1800 swings on a 13" barrell 28oz and 1650 on a 12" ...
      »DieselDan: I believe barrel size should not affect where the ball goes. How you ...
      »Lefty: Thanks for the info Bruce and Don. At lease now I have some idea on ...
      »Perl: Joe I had a 12" with approximately 1500 cuts that busted. I hit ...
      »hemi racer: Do you guys find that we're hearing greater number of hits on several ...
      »DieselDan: Yes hemi. Once the first bat was tested, was found to have ...
      »swing for the fences : like to know how many of you guys hit it out on a 300 foot fence 4 ...
      »Tri18: Swing, Might want to add some parameters like...what kind of ball ...
      »E6 in AZ: Swing, I saw a player do just that this weekend swinging a Dudley. ...
      »swing for the fences : Allen,, just trying to get some type of feedback.. we can probably ...
      »Perl: Swing, I know a few of the guys posting here, Lefty, BruceinGa, jah#4 ...
      »swing for the fences : I know Tri can hit them a ways,, thanks for the info... good to ...
      »BruceinGa: Perl, just tell him that two of us are over 65 and one is over 60. ...
      »Tri18: Swing. The Dudley bat is without a doubt one of the more durable ...
15 March 10, 2015 1543

Miken White vs. Big Cat

» sobs3: I was thinking of picking up the Big Cat 27oz. due to the fact my ...
      »Tri18: 3, Excellent questions on 2 great bats. The 2-Piece Max (red/white) ...
      »hemi racer: I have both(Big Cat&Dudley Lighting) and prefer the Dudley over these ...
      »cyborg45: Haven't hit the Dudley, so I can't comment on that bat. However, I ...
3 March 3, 2015 1181

BP Bat?????

» road kill: So.....there are only so many hits in an Ultra II before it ...
      »tattooball: If you can swing an end loaded bat get a Nightmare your gamer will be ...
      »DCPete: There's some U-Trip tanks out there; the 2013 black/yellow Mizuno ...
      »curveball: If you can find an Ultra II Legacy, you'll get 1000's of swings out ...
      »DieselDan: Miken Triad Blackout was built for durability and has pop.
      »Shut Up & Pitch: I used to have a BP bat and a gamer. The problem is there are al ...
      »crusher: My 30oz balanced Combat Centenarian is starting its 4th year. I use ...
      »road kill: I guess to be more precise, I want something I can hit a lot for BP ...
      »neck10: road kill find an ultra 11 with asa stamps on it they last a lot ...
      »neck10: I also have 3 ultra 11 ASA stamped bats in the wrapper & maybe 10 ...
      »Wayne 37: Unless the bat is destroyed, I will hit with a cracked bat until I ...
      »softball4b: I have a 26oz Demarini One and put on a 2 oz batting sleeve. Bat is ...
      »road kill: I found a '13 model Ultra brand new. Matches length and weight and ...
      »road kill: @Neck10 you were absolutely correct! Damned near as nice as the ...
      »qdup1: I have been using an Easton SCN18 old stamp for a few years and it ...
      »cronin51: Freak 98's are tanks, I use one in BP all the time, same weight and ...
      »BruceinGa: With the fragile senior bats of the past I frequently used a utrip ...
      »neck10: I have five or six of thos legacys don't care for them!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      »curveball: neck, how much $$$ for the lot of 5 or 6? I'm interested.
      »neck10: curveball text me 231-218-4787 or email ...
19 Feb. 26, 2015 2110

Big Bat Info

» OZ40: A friend sent me this. Read and enjoy but don't shoot the ...
      »Dbax: Wow, excellent!
      »Fred S: Double Wow. Great piece of work on anything you want to know about ...
      »hemi racer: Thanks OZ! That was very interesting and informative to this ole lay ...
      »OZ40: Hemi, that was purely cut-&-paste from am email a friend sent me. By ...
4 Feb. 25, 2015 1340

Monsta Z-Bra

» WCMONSTA: Monsta Athletics will finally launch the bat that has REALLY grabbed ...
      »WCMONSTA: The Z-Bra is a BPF 1.21 bat that is specifically design for the ...
      »hemi racer: WOOOO!!!!, FINALLY a bat I don't need to buy. Sounds like I can ...
      »WCMONSTA: LOL! This bat was really designed for the younger old guy! LOL. Big ...
      »WCMONSTA: BTW Hemi Racer, love the member name. I'm a huge Mopar fan. Had a ...
      »WCMONSTA: BTW, i apologize if you guys are having a hard time getting through. ...
      »hemi racer: Carl, I also wish you still had your cuda. If so I would try to ...
      »curveball: Nice ride John, from an old west coast Comp driver. Westcott makes ...
      »Marv19: Boy you guys triggered some old memories. How about this one for ...
      »lewis: Carl, tried your email address, comes back as (cannot find).Like to ...
      »curveball: Marv, I ran against Rick for many years, both in Super Stock and ...
      »hemi racer: BOY-O-BOY!! small world sometimes AH. Charley and I are friends and ...
      »Marv19: Thanks Rob it is a small world. Panella Trucking. Does that bring ...
      »WCMONSTA: Lewis, that happens alot and i get alot of grief for not returning ...
      »Corky: Big Question is: Has it been approved by all the senior ...
      »Marv19: I have several in stock and they all have the SSUSA logo and the BPF ...
      »?: Can anybody tell me.... When did Monsta Athletics get into th ...
      »WCMONSTA: Another World Champion chooses Monsta for its Firepower! Welcome ...
      »WCMONSTA: We've had a several senior models for a while but we only launched ...
      »swing for the fences : how is the longevity of this bat???
      »Navy: Swing, I know the Monsta Fossil has been a great senior bat for me. ...
      »ju25: Navy, What kind of balls are you hitting in the dome? In dome ...
      »Navy: We are hitting the 44/375 Trump Stote.
      »curveball: Just back from Mesquite, out of curiosity, watched for guys swinging ...
      »Marv19: Rob I know Top Gun Thunder 50AAA have a Monsta. No Guts No Glory ...
      »WCMONSTA: 1st batch of the baddest senior bat on the planet ships this week!
      »Navy: Can't wait to get my Z-Bra! My Fossil has been an excellent bat so ...
      »WCMONSTA: You can check the bat out on Monsta Athletics FB page for more info
      »WCMONSTA: Z-Bras will be in stock Thursday. For more info visit us at Monsta ...
      »softball4b: I hit the Monster Fossil over the weekend. The bat had about 50 ...
      »WCMONSTA: Only 50 swings? Not even broken in yet Softball4b! lol. Thanks for ...
      »WCMONSTA: Fossils and Z-Bras are in now stock! Visit Monsta Athletics on FB for ...
      »curveball: Marv- Got a bud in Palm Springs that's selling the Monsta's, and ...
      »BudLeftField: I thought Monsta Z-bras were worn by Dolly Parton.
      »taits: No Dog, bow wow, the bounty hunter's wife... lol
      »WCMONSTA: Leave the hate'n up to the young guys fellas! lol
      »hemi racer: Curveball, that class has gotten so competitive AND expensive whi ...
      »Marv19: Rob (curveball) glad you had a good race and congrats. I read ...
      »hemi racer: AHHH!, Mr. Gasket (Joe Hrudka) started selling header gaskets out ...
      »Marv19: HR: Boy what an ego too... Yes technically I worked for Joe cuz he ...
      »curveball: I would have preferred to this directly to Marv19 and hemiracer, but ...
      »modi: I've been swinging a fossil for 3 seasons now, all I can say is great ...
      »softball4b: To the best of my knowledge the bat has not been approved by any of ...
      »Marv19: Mikie... The Fossil has a SSUSA Stamp on it. As far as I know it was ...
      »hemi racer: Rob, sounds like you are enjoying the kids success as much as if it ...
      »softball4b: SSUSA Approved Bats, Monsta is not listed.
      »Marv19: Well the only conclusion is: He had these bats made with a stamp on ...
      »softball4b: SSUSA Bat Policy Beginning on Jan. 1, 2014, Senior Softball-USA will ...
47 Feb. 24, 2015 5786

Mikens Limited Edition TOC bat is....back!

» Tri18: Miken has again produced about 1000 Limited Edition TOC bats for this ...
0 Feb. 19, 2015 697
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