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Cost of new U2 Black during Huntsman Games.

» DieselDan: Just curious what the new Miken's were going for from the vendor ...
      »hemi racer: Dan just for your info they where $215 in Pensacola last weekend. And ...
      »DieselDan: So hemi, are you typing they were not successful in charging a local ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Dan, Locker Room is charging 219.00 for the bat, 10.00 or 12.00 for ...
      »hemi racer: Yes Dan, they where successful in collecting the tax. Just don't know ...
4 Oct. 24, 2015 878

Difference in Bats

» crusher: What is the difference in the Miken Ultra II Black "Big Cat" and ...
      »Whitey58: The Miken Ultra Big Cat Is 1oz.endloaded and the maxload is 1/2oz ...
      »crusher: Whitey, thanks. I used a 28oz Big Cat in Vegas, and it felt like ...
      »TexasTransplant: James, you hit one with your UII in Dalton, then picked up my Dudley ...
3 Oct. 19, 2015 840

Original gray Miken Ultra (without center rod insert) VS. current MIken 2 piece ...

» CAT: What started as a casual discussion among teammates but ended heated ...
      »Enviro-Vac: Original = better but I was 16 years younger
      »Omar Khayyam: Watched a longtime fellow player hit the ball farther with the gray ...
      »chico senior: The original Miken would hit the ball at least 25-30 feet further ...
      »Tri18: Guys, This is a fun discussion. I have been asked to compare many ...
      »Pull My Finger: It is beyond me why hitting the long ball is such a big deal. The ...
      »DCPete: Original Gray Ultra 1 was at least 10% longer/hotter and was banned ...
      »LeeLee50: I sorry but this sounds like the Ambush story all over again, not ...
      »Turbo 34: Tri18 is right that the biggest difference was the ball back in 2002 ...
      »CAT: So you guys are possibly saying that the composition of the original ...
      »Tri18: Lee, No hype, just trained observation. As I've always said...hit a ...
      »JDub: STOOOPID BATS ! ! ! I know this is/was supposed to be a "Fun Post" ...
      »JDub: Team 1 Sports/Miken -vs- Arizona Elite/DeMarini in Game 1 of R/R ...
      »Tri18: Dub, I did play you last year but I was playing with Kevitt as my ...
      »bkb555: I took 2 swings with the original Miken...I put it down and said, ...
      »fmathis242: I took two swings with the original ultra on a windy night in ...
      »CAT: thank you for your responses....again, do you think it was the bat or ...
      »DCPete: CAT; all you need to know is the original Ultra was banned & never ...
      »Pull My Finger: Can somebody explain to me how the original Ultra came in different ...
      »CAT: Not to possibly beat a dead issue, here but here is my question - If ...
19 Oct. 14, 2015 2005

What About The Miken Freak Black Senior?

» Bubble Gum: I'm interested in the Miken Freak Black Senior with warranty.... ...
      »DOERBAUM: Have had all of them and I would get the new 2016 big cat over any of ...
      »Bubble Gum: Thanks for the reply. I have noticed that there seems to be much ...
      »B94: The Freak Black Senior isn't a bad bat - it simply takes a lot more ...
      »0: It seems odd that the Freak Black, a bat that comes with a warranty, ...
      »rfsoftball: I'm with B94 about the Freak Black it's not a bad bat.....I have is ...
      »Bubble Gum: Your telling me the Freak Black preforms every bit as well as the Big ...
      »Bubble Gum: Ooops....My last post was supposed to be "performs"...my fingers ...
      »Steve44: So if the Freak Black is such a good bat, why did they come out with ...
      »crusher: Steve, the Freak Black is USSSA approved. The freak is a good bat. ...
      »Bubble Gum: crusher Miken produces a Freak Black Senior Bat. SSUSA ...
10 Oct. 8, 2015 1293

Miken Big Cat

» crusher: Been using a 30oz balanced (for reference only). Used a Miken 28oz ...
      »cyborg45: I'm on my second Big Cat endload. The first cracked earlier this ...
      »rfsoftball: Here Dave on the 2016 Big ...
      »mad dog: crusher the mct ball that is used in vegas has a higher compression ...
3 Oct. 3, 2015 685

Bat demos in Vegas

» Tri18: Hello Guys, I am leaving for Vegas today and I will be at the ...
      »hemi racer: Good luck in Vegas Alan. Any time table on your regular order and ...
      »the wood: Most of our players have received their new Mikens from Kelly's ...
      »Tri18: I got the shipment in in Vegas yesterday. I have a few more with me ...
3 Oct. 3, 2015 866

Legal bat for play?

» kimmie26: This website says that this bat is legal for play in SSUSA. ...
      »Phoenix26: 3.4(3) APPROVED BATS All bats marked "1.21 BPF" (Bat Performance ...
      »Semmy: If the bat is USSSA approved it will have the USSSA thumbprint stamp ...
2 Oct. 1, 2015 766

New Miken Big Cat Black

» Lefty: Alan Tanner with Team 1 Sports was right about the new Miken Big Cat ...
      »Lefty: Put around 180 hits on it now and the sound started to change at 135 ...
1 Sept. 28, 2015 741

Release of new Miken Ultra II Black

» Tri18: Hi Guys, Light is getting brighter at the end of the tunnel. I've ...
      »Number 3 Hitter: Alan Need to pickup a new bat for SSUSA and SPA tournaments. Used ...
      »Dirtball: Bats are being sold in Vegas, played at Arroyo Grande.
      »SSUSA Staff: We've also been giving them out as a "Team Bat" award for the winners ...
      »?: I was at Lorenzi Park for the World Masters Tournament in Las Vega ...
      »Lefty: Got my Big Cat Black 28oz. Alan hit it right on the sweet spot is the ...
      »Az Iz: I don't get it! If the Ultra II Black is just a 2 piece version o ...
      »Bomber23: Az iz: The original Miken Ultra II is a composite of several ...
      »Tri18: AZ, I think you are comparing the new 2 PC U2 Black to the original ...
      »RoyHobbs: I want to thank Alan Tanner for his excellent customer service that ...
      »Rhino35: How many hits for Ultra II Black to break-in?
      »Whitey58: I just got back from hitting the new Miken Ultra ll Black Maxload and ...
11 Sept. 28, 2015 1807

Miken Ultra II (red/white, 2 pieces)

» Rhino35: How long it take to break-in this new bat?
      »B94: Rhino it really depends on the guy swinging the bat... Typically I'd ...
      »Rhino35: Thanks
2 Sept. 24, 2015 361

is the DeMarini Vision usssa senior softball legal

» jpb28: I have a 2015 DeMarini Vision usssa bat, it has the usssa BPF 1.20 ...
0 Sept. 20, 2015 482

Worth legit bats

» jackson21: I'm looking for a 2013 senior bat worth legit balanced 27 oz. Grey ...
      »titanhd: bats unlimted has a few
1 Sept. 19, 2015 410

New Adidas/Reebok Melee 2 coming 2016

» Bruster55: Another missile hitter coming soon. As Trotter25 ...
0 Sept. 16, 2015 2012

ASA bats

» Rhino35: Will ASA bats be allow at Master (Vegas)? In case my senior bats ...
      »tattooball: Rhino I will be getting in on wed, hitting Thursday if you are in ...
1 Sept. 14, 2015 561

Ultra II Black

» Rhino35: Any words on when these bats will be in stock? Hoping we will get it ...
      »Tri18: Rhino, The bats are still in production and the process is taking ...
      »DieselDan: Tri18 1. Where are the initial bats being made? 2. Based on ...
      »the wood: We have been hitting one of the Miken demos (a 26 oz Max Load) and it ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Miken's bats are manufactured in Caldonia, Minnesota. All the Miken ...
      »Tri18: Rhino, Big Mike is correct...all Miken bats are made in the USA ...
      »Tri18: Sorry Rhino....that post was meant to answer Diesels ...
      »DieselDan: Thanks ATEighteen. (Hope your low total of posts doesn't mean you had ...
      »Foothills: I talked to Kelly also . You are right . He said the main advantage ...
      »B94: If I can get the performance of the current Ultra II Big Cat and the ...
9 Sept. 14, 2015 1602

TOC

» Bomber23: Does anyone have some history or feedback on Miken's Ultra II ...
      »Tri18: Bomber, The TOC is a semi well kept secret. The bat is based on ...
1 Sept. 13, 2015 583

Hitting from tee vs. hitting pitched ball

» hombre: This is a question for all the batmaticians. I'm sure that someone ...
      »BruceinGa: My guess from experience, 330+. This assumes you are placing the tee ...
      »?: Probably Not Much... The pitched ball will resist the bats forward ...
      »Locoengineer: I hit from a tee almost everyday. My distance is about 20-30 feet ...
      »Fred S: I get about the same difference hitting with my WD vs live pitching. ...
      »Dancer: My own experience, I actually hit farther off of a tee, but since the ...
      »STL0: Dancer - I looked at the pop toss product on line and the description ...
      »Dancer: STL0, yes you do have to use your bat handle to push the spring down ...
      »Dancer: STLO, to answer your question, the Pop Toss is convenient for me, but ...
      »Shut Up & Pitch: Send this question to "Mythbusters".
      »DieselDan: Any idea how long the spring lasts and are they easy to replace?
      »STL0: Dancer - Thanks for taking the time to respond and for providing that ...
      »obagain: Too many variables to say for sure but if you had the exact same ...
      »Dancer: STL0 try searching Pop Toss you tube. Even though some of these guys ...
      »STL0: Here is one video I found in case anyone wants to check it out. ...
      »OZ40: I believe a pitched ball will travel farther than a ball hit off of a ...
      »garyheifner: question: I have never hit of a tee. Bought one at a garage sale ...
      »hombre: My tee is home made and extends from 30" to 60" in increments of ...
      »Dancer: Gary Heifner, great deal on the tee. What Homre said is correct, you ...
      »bogie: Gary, as you stride, your body will lower some, so the ball will ...
      »BudLeftField: I've been hitting off a tee for a few years now after I saw Bogie's ...
      »mad dog: i hit close to the same off a tee for distance...my prol is if i do ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I think a major factor in hitting the ball farther in a game versus a ...
      »mad dog: omar all my bp/tee balls will be used and for the most part beyond ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Hitting off a tee is one of the best things you can do for your ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: If anybody were to conduct an actual test to get an answer to this ...
      »Dbax: Why would anyone care about an answer to the original question?
      »mad dog: thanks steve......i didn't think about my front foot...will have to ...
      »Az Iz: Dbax Hombre asked the question when he started the thread in the ...
      »Dbax: I realize it just fine. But, who cares?
      »hombre: Dbax, I care. I wanted to compare my differential between hitting ...
      »cal50: From the length of the thread, quite a few people seem to care.
      »Pull My Finger: Dbax If you didn't care then why are you reading and posting on this ...
      »Dancer: Pull My Finger - LOL I wish I would have thought of that name, Too ...
      »Dbax: Sorry, it's my job to point this kind of stuff out.
      »Funk: Hey Bob... I am always ready to hit with you man... Always good to ...
      »bogie: Thanks Bud...I would add that a lot of the great hitters I see really ...
      »4x4: Sometimes you can adjust on a Tee and yank the ball a Long ways and ...
      »d45: Albert Pujois and Todd Helton advocate hitting off the T regularly. ...
      »obagain: Maddog, When I hit I start by looking at the pitching rubber, start ...
      »surf88: I use a G-Tee and have used them all with our batting cage at Worlds ...
      »Turbo 34: I would think a pitched ball would travel further because of ...
41 Sept. 9, 2015 4254

miken black senior bat- balanced vs endload alan -mike or other

» rtaven: Has anyone hit the balanced? How does the balanced compare to ...
      »Dem: Tri 18, I guess my biggest question would be how to properly ...
      »B94: It you are currently swinging the Ultra II Maxload (white barrel with ...
      »Dem: One last question, i was also swinging the limited edition Ultra ...
      »rtaven: Alan, you say the handle and knob are diifferent,how so? I looked at ...
      »Lefty: Alan I thought the the 1oz was the green lettering maxload.
      »Lefty: Alan found out through my friend that you are right about the Big Cat ...
      »korbacatcher: Just a heads up for those who are considering placing an advance ...
      »Lefty: Mike Kelly received a 26oz prototype and in his video of this bat he ...
      »korbacatcher: If you listen carefully to the Kelly Ultimate Sports video about the ...
      »Trotter25: I dont know anything about the Miken New Bats. But the Melee 2 we ...
      »BruceinGa: Lee, will they be at Softball Magazine's senior camp in December?
      »Trotter25: I dont think they will have the production line out by then. But I ...
      »BruceinGa: Thanks for your response, hope to see you in Vegas!
      »JDub: Which Tortoise Shell Armor is Recommended to Improve Pitcher ...
14 Sept. 5, 2015 2859

Question for grey Combat users

» Bobby Buggs: The OG one I have has an uncountable amount of hits on it over the ...
      »Fabe: I have owned a few...some got game ready quicker than others. On the ...
      »Bobby Buggs: Mahalo Fabe
2 Sept. 4, 2015 547

BAT REPAIR

» JCoasty: Has anyone tried repairing a crack bat barrel? I have a Dudley ...
      »garyheifner: not sure but a repaired bat might be considered altered. If an ump ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We would not normally determine a bat repair to be "altering" (unless ...
      »k man: Good advice Gary. I did the duct tape with one of our team bats and ...
      »ocden: I had this guy that does fiberglass repair look into it & he said ...
      »hemi racer: Reading our SSUSA staff input and no other workable repair ideas it ...
      »Reaper: We use bat sleeves on ours. Had a Reebok with a split in the barrel ...
      »hemi racer: Good ideas Reaper, better than throwing them in the can.
      »surf88: I am willing to try some experimental repairs in my shop. I was a ...
8 Sept. 3, 2015 2309
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