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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 2203

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 2586

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 1682

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 5543

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 1319

Bat Not Altered

» Terry H: A bat that was confiscated from Jose Moreno at the Western National ...
0 Aug. 14, 2017 1508

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 2865

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 889

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 1459

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 891

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 1165

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 1727

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 1076

New Miken ASA Freak Platinum

» Tri18: Hello guys, Since the board has been kind of quiet and word is ...
      »#13: bought the bat Alan mentions here on Friday had it to me by Monday ...
1 June 20, 2017 1496

Misplaced Red Miken Ulta II bat 26oz

» TonyA: At the VEGAS TOURNEY on April 19th (Wed) at BLD - Dodger Stadium . ...
0 May 4, 2017 738

cracked bat

» outlaw44: just got a miken ultra2 friday 4/7/17 went to BP on saturday and ...
      »Perl: Miken is very good about replacing their "non warranty" senior bats ...
      »outlaw44: thank you,perl miken did me right!!! the bat arrived monday ...
2 May 2, 2017 1269

New Combat senior bat....?

» OZ40: What's up with the new 2017 Combat "Rocket Launcher" bat, anyone ...
      »curveball: IF the info is correct, does Kelly's also state they will refund your ...
      »spoonplugger: A close up of the bat shows a senior softball stamp on it. Sounds ...
      »spoonplugger: MY MISTAKE. It says a 30 day money back guarantee. Sorry.
      »OZ40: Whatever the bat does, the marketing is really geared toward the ...
      »hemi racer: Guys, is this just another example of the latest and greatest th ...
      »OZ40: I don't know HEMI but at least it's up to the buyer whether or not ...
      »LeeLee50: OZ40, Are you sure this a Combat guarantee ? It could be an offer ...
      »Bruster55: What happens when it breaks on day 31? Should be interesting to see ...
      »OZ40: It could be Kelly offering the deal. In any event I'd hope if someone ...
      »16wood: Bruster, what makes you feel that the Adidas bat will be out soon? BW
      »Tri18: 16, The Adidas bat is said to be coming into the country in March if ...
      »BruceinGa: I talked with a Combat rep that everyone knows and he said the Rocket ...
      »LeeLee50: BruceinGa, Were the ones being used in Tampa. Kelly's version or ...
      »BruceinGa: They were the Combat version. The balanced version is red and the el ...
      »divncatch: BruceinGa, I see you're in Marietta, Ga. I lived there 13 years and ...
      »Coop14: The bats being hit in Florida where not Rocket launchers. 1. One ...
      »BruceinGa: divincatch, my wife went there, class of 68. You prob know dennis ...
      »BruceinGa: Thanks Coop for clarifying that.
      »divncatch: Bruce, I don't think I remember Dennis Daugherty. I remember Joe ...
      »BruceinGa: Dennis was on the wrestling team also. Probably 73
      »divncatch: I'll get my yearbook out and look him up.
      »Cougar: Hey Coop 14, I read your post regarding the Combat Rocket Launcher ...
      »Coop14: 707softballbats.com is Kelly's ultimate sports ... He has a few ...
      »Cougar: Coop: Just received confirmation from Kelly's that 707 is indeed ...
      »Cougar: As a follow-up to my recent dealing with KellysUltimateSports, I'm ...
      »HwyFuzz: Money Back if unused. We used it and its a dud. Kellys said we should ...
26 April 24, 2017 6941

senior bat

» willieo: does anyone know if u can use a senior bat in a asa senior league
      »Fred S: Basically it is up to your league. Officially no. Can be used in ...
      »AJC: Agreed with Fred. If it's ASA senior league then the bats will need ...
      »titanhd: Basically each league is it's own entity and the rules ...
      »mad dog: http://downloads.asasoftball.com/about/pdf/2014SeniorBatletter.pdf th ...
4 April 23, 2017 1096

Clean vs Dirty

» Capt Kirk: I have Dudley End Loaded Bat, and the barrel has a substance on it ...
      »sbswat24: From my understanding all you need to do is have a damp rag and wipe ...
      »BruceinGa: Clean for me. I keep a wet rag on the dugout fence and wipe it after ...
      »Jon44: Wet rag works for me the best. Most players I play with that use a ...
      »BJ_30yearCG: Concur with "wet rag".... hit them deep
4 April 12, 2017 1130

Break In New Bat with SKLZ Hit Away Softball

» TonnyD13: Hello! I have a Combat Maxum Fastpitch and I need to break it in, my ...
      »Dbax: I don't see why not. Just rotate it on every hit.
1 April 5, 2017 795
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