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knee problems

» big cat7: I would like to know if anyone has experienced the same problem im ...
      »Mannjo: Big cat, I had a similar issue. You do lose power because sub ...
      »Mulewhipper: Mannjo...those gel shots don't always work, and when they do, they ...
      »Mannjo: Mulewhipper, you are right about the gel shots. They are good for six ...
      »OZ40: Unfortunately, there is no magic pill. If you can afford to loose a ...
      »ocden: Mannjo,i tried to find accu-fill on the internet couldn't find ...
      »softball4b: search accu-fill knee caulking
      »Mannjo: Ocden, try subchonodrdplasty.com
      »ssnaz: I would not hesitate to recommend the gel shots to anyone that wanted ...
      »ocden: I've had the shots 3 different times & i know others who have had ...
      »Mannjo: Ocden, I have had knee issues due to arthritis and tearing meniscus. ...
      »ocden: Thks for the info Mannjo,I've been bone on bone for over 4yrs with ...
      »Mannjo: I am in Massachusetts. Medicare paid for my procedure. It is I would ...
      »kjones: Always hesitate as there is no going back with knee replacement. I ...
      »1tuffmuddah16: I also have some arthritis and torn meniscus in both knees, can't run ...
14 Oct. 25, 2016 2022

What bat shouuld I use?

» crewmember: I have always been swinging a balanced 26 or 27oz bat. most of my ...
      »OZ40: If you want to try an end loaded bat and you have been swinging a ...
      »rlspls1974: If you like to swing an end loaded bat try the Nightmare, $139
      »AllTournyPit: Adidas Melee is only a 1/2 Oz endload. Hottest bat on the market by ...
      »crewmember: Thank you guys. What I am hoping to find out is an opinion as to if ...
      »fennellwg: I'm not really sure which bat property is best for going to the ...
      »rangpat: Crew, Based on your comments I would stay with a balanced bat. That ...
      »rangpat: PS, watch Seniorsoftballbatreviews.com Dave has reviewed both the ...
7 Oct. 24, 2016 1547

Adidas Melee2 vs Reebok Melee legend

» Bobby Buggs: Been hitting the Adidias 27 el and just got a Reebok 27 el What is ...
      »rangpat: Adidas bought Reebok. So the Reebok is an older version of the ...
1 Oct. 24, 2016 917

Durable Bats

» Hail Ragna!: Now that Vegas is over, what bat would you say is the most durable ...
      »tattooball: Give me a call I have some thing you may like to try.
      »tattooball: sorry 845 532 2668
      »Tri18: Hail, Call me because it sounds like you need a bat with a different ...
      »DOERBAUM: AFTER USING JUST ABOUT EVERY BAT OUT THERE FOR THE LAST 2 YEARS (AND ...
      »AllTournyPit: The Big Cat has a 1 0uncertain end load. If you can get ahold of last ...
      »rlspls1974: Hail, I will also vouch for the Nightmare. Two full seasons of ...
      »pete from nj: I have been swinging the Nightmare for 3 years. One of my bats has ...
      »rlspls1974: If you like to swing an end loaded bat try the Nightmare, $139
      »rlspls1974: Sorry wrong thread.
      »SilverGhost: I thought everyone knew that the Nightmare and the Miken Big Cat had ...
      »Benji4: Louisville Hyper Z. Some have 1000 swings on them and it seems to ...
      »lb16: Benji4, are you guys swinging last years or this years Parnell ...
      »Benji4: lb16 We are swinging this years model the green and blue signature ...
      »CaliBraves: I was cracking 3 or 4 bats (Miken, Demarini) a season and usually ...
      »E6 in AZ: I am a fan of the Dudley Lightning. I went through two Mikens, the ...
      »garyheifner: What nobody adds, when talking about durability, is what is their ...
      »CaliBraves: Gary Heifner, To answer all your questions: Age: 52 Height: ...
      »DOERBAUM: HEIFNER, TO ADD: 6'2" - 230 LBS - 56 YEARS OLD - PLAY TWICE A ...
      »bkb555: I am 6'1" 185lbs, 54yrs old and have never broken a bat....I swing ...
      »blue leader: Hi Gary, How's things in Huntley? Good luck Gray Sox in Ft ...
20 Oct. 19, 2016 2995

softball mags senior camp

» Wrenchturner: Has anyone been to softball mag senior camp in cocoa beach? wonder if ...
      »hemi racer: Been to both, Team 1 Sports camp is more bang for your buck. Great ...
      »bogie: I haven't been to Team 1 camp, heard it was good. I have been to the ...
      »BruceinGa: I agree 100% with Bogie, very well organized, each camper receives a ...
3 Oct. 14, 2016 1030

Bat Knob

» ?: Hi Before I screw something up I want to get info from someone with ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: I think the knob on the Miken Big Cat is pressure fitted on to ...
      »B94: First of it depends if it's the old Big Cat with the red/white logos ...
      »?: I have the "New" Black Cat. And thank you for the info! I was ...
3 Oct. 4, 2016 1013

Dudley 2.0

» LM21: Does anyone know if the Dudley 2.0 will be out by worlds in Sept... ...
      »Tri18: Dudley tells,me August or September but isn't firm on the exact date ...
      »LM21: Thank you sir... if you know .... were there any changes made to the ...
      »Tri18: The changes are subtle. Mainly just some additional grip spin tacky ...
      »ASU Sundevil: Tri19 ... Why is dudley waitinig so long to bring out the 2nd ...
      »ASU Sundevil: Sorry Alan, meant tri18.
      »Tri18: ASU, I'm going to take a stab at this but this is my GUESS based on ...
      »Tri18: Breaking news.... I just received word from Dudley that I will be ...
      »Tri18: Shipping confirmation is here. They should be in by Friday. I will be ...
      »Tri18: It's official! Dudley 2.0' boxes have landed and I will be randomly ...
      »RadioRan: I received 2017 Dudley 2.0 13", 27 oz. end load today. I put 75 ...
      »Jerry820: Dudley has arrived in So California. I will be a Rep with Team 1 ...
      »Jerry820: My bad it's the new Dudley 2.0 all size and weights Jerry Smith
      »Tri18: Guys, Here is some feedback from the tournament that I was at this ...
      »badseed2b: My new balanced Dudley 2.0 arrived! We played this weekend in Tracy, ...
      »AJC: Alan, which of the 3 bats were swinging? Let us know after more ...
      »Tri18: Tony, I will be swinging some of each model. We have had a lot of ...
      »Tri18: AJC, Broke in another13" el for a player early this morning. Last ...
      »yellowjacket95: Alan, I was under the impression that the new Dudleys were the ...
      »Tri18: Mark, Subtle differences but as I told Dudley, if you can make it 1% ...
      »yellowjacket95: Alan, I used to swing the 27oz balanced Dudley (still in bag and a ...
      »Tri18: Yellow, Yes my last post was about hitting a 13" el but I have hit ...
      »oroblec: alan hi bro can i email you can you give me your email adress.
      »Tri18: Sure it's tricoach18@att.net Alan Tanner Team 1 Sports
      »FOFO: Bought a new balanced and I must have gotten a lemon because my old ...
      »Tri18: FOFO, This isn't uncommon in composite bats although a vast ...
      »Tri18: FOFO, This isn't uncommon in composite bats although a vast ...
      »k man: Recently bought the Dudley 2.0 26 oz balanced. Has about 50 swings on ...
      »FOFO: Tri18, I squeezed it some more last night. It's coming around. I'm ...
28 Sept. 29, 2016 5263

A Question For You BAT GEEKS?

» Bubble Gum: I am interested in getting some info about End Load Bats. I know en ...
      »B94: You really need to look at the balance point of the bat to get an ...
      »Bubble Gum: I would guess the heavier bat would have the balance point closer t ...
      »Tri18: Bubble Gum, You are correct to a point but depending on the ...
      »Bubble Gum: Thanks for your info... So when 2 bats are exactly the same excep ...
      »fennellwg: From the geek perspective. The amount of endload will significantly ...
      »Bubble Gum: Thanks for your reply I think comparing the 25 ounce Adidas Mele ...
      »fennellwg: Your last questions ,in order : .." So when 2 bats are exactly the ...
      »fennellwg: to add some specifics related to me. I have a 27 oz balanced bat ...
      »Bubble Gum: Sir I think your knowledge of bats is good enough for you to b ...
      »Bubble Gum: Based on your experience with 27 ounce bats, what results would yo ...
      »fennellwg: By now, lots of seniors that I play with have tried the new Melee in ...
      »fennellwg: http://forums.softballfans.com/threads/checking-endloads.1423283/#post ...
      »fennellwg: http://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/bats/bbs-asa.html Only because you ...
      »?: Besides having better bat control, the light bat makes it easier to ...
14 Sept. 23, 2016 1879

Miken 2 piece balalanced vs. Adidas me lee 2 balanced

» Mannjo: Any feed back on which you think is the better bat?
      »NYGNYY: I own a Miken 2 piece end load (green one) and the Adidas Melee ...
      »Trotter25: When talking with a lot of Seniors we tried to capture the best of ...
      »bkb555: I have both...for me, the Melee2 is better....more pop, better feel ...
      »Mannjo: Thanks to everyone who responded.
      »Qnine: Well I don't swing balance bat . But I do have Melee2 endload and ...
5 Aug. 28, 2016 2045

Melee2 hair line crack

» Lefty: Has any one had the line crack. Looks just like someone took a razor ...
      »fennellwg: Any pics? How many swings? Is pop getting better, or worse? Did ...
      »Tommy00: My 27oz EL had a quarter size chip of paint come off. No other ...
      »Lefty: I believe it's just a clear coat problem. Bat hits as well as the ...
      »Bomber23: Tommy00 - What bats do you compare the Adidas to?
      »Lefty: Went hit bp put 24 with the Evil bp balls. After 12 swings the sound ...
      »Tommy00: Pop / Distance it hits as well or better than a broken-in 2016 Miken ...
      »Trotter25: Yes thats the clear coat stress from the barrel flex. Adidas R&D ...
      »Lefty: Thanks for the info Lee
8 Aug. 27, 2016 1721

Baden Fire Balls

» big cat7: Does anyone know where i can buy some of the Baden fire balls 44/375 ...
      »Lefty: baseball.epicsports.com $50.49 plus shipping.
      »B94: Hope this isn't against the rules but it will streamline your ...
      »Silverback1952: Guys and Gals, If you haven't noticed, the latest batch of Baden ...
      »blue leader: Thanks for the input. We have been having this issue here in the ...
      »garyheifner: Just got back from the SPA/Nit in Ohio. In 4 straight games on ...
      »44 Double D: Played in the SPA/Nit in Ohio also, the balls were great we hit a new ...
      »B94: We also played in the SPA/Nit in Ohio Saturday and Sunday with no ...
      »Silverback1952: The latest Baden Fire 2sb550ys has changed for the worse! I will ask ...
      »lb16: Baden went to a synthetic cover instead of a composite cover for the ...
9 Aug. 25, 2016 1766

End Cap

» birdie: I am looking for an end cap for a Dudley balanced bat. If anybody has ...
      »nicko26: Have 27 balanced cracked end cap good. Nick #26 Slug-A-Bugs nnicometo ...
      »Panther: Birdie, I am hijacking your thread. You don't need that end cap. ...
      »birdie: Paul, Also good to talk to you. Good 65 bracket. How about the Ohio ...
      »birdie: Nick if you can please give me a call at 703 863 0519. Thanks Harry
      »birdie: Nick, Found an end cap thanks for the help. Harry
      »pizzaboy: Harry you didn't get your bat shaved and needed a new end cap?I ...
      »rocky026: Thanks birdie. A team mate just lost the end cap out of his so that ...
      »birdie: Pizzaboy, We did not need to use corked bats back in the day. As for ...
      »pizzaboy: Harry I want a Cal vs Point Park alumni game so afterwards I can say ...
9 Aug. 14, 2016 1526

ASA Bats DeMarini Juggernaut Vs Miken Freak Black Balance

» Dancer: I started playing in a Coed ASA league. I have borrow a juggernaut ...
      »Tri18: Dancer, Lots of great questions, let me see if I can help as I have ...
1 Aug. 2, 2016 1355

SSUSA Staff: Shaved Bats

» Soup-e10: This is for the SSUSA staff, do you have or will you have anyway to ...
      »fennellwg: ....Nuthin,huh? Other softball orgs obviously use compression ...
      »Sparky.1: NORTH, EAST, SOUTH and WEST.......THE MONEY IS THE COMPASS THA ...
      »hemi racer: With todays senior bats being so hot right out of the wrapper, just ...
      »Benji4: I personally don't think shaved senior bats are that big a problem ...
      »TAT22: The bat manufactures need to step up and make the bats with either a ...
      »tattooball: It is a simple problem to fix, just takes someone that cares to do ...
      »fennellwg: Benji, It's not that I disagree totally. As nothing is ever just ...
      »VOODOOSPORTS: I agree with the ben geeee guy. Haven't noticed shaved bats in ...
      »Dancer: Benji4 "Now guys that don't swing senior bats make me a little ...
      »garyheifner: As I have noted in the past: When u are in the championship ...
      »Dancer: Gary, I do agree with you there. I have seen teams use just one bat ...
      »tc4whlr: IN asa bats I believe the monsta bat company has come with a tamper ...
      »pizzaboy: If you guys think shaved bats aren't being used in every senior ...
      »Allan55: Benji4, The amount of shaved bats has increased dramatically over ...
      »DOLFAN: BS..I know for sure, Dudes are shaving bats......I just wrote a 1000 ...
      »miken44: ongoing problem there are egos so if i hit the ball 325 ft some one ...
      »titanhd: I have never swung a Senior Bat in tourney play and I have never used ...
      »southernson: DOLFAN and Others, There are far more shaved bats in Senior Softball ...
      »DonB: I read this on another site: My Big Cats have 700- 900 swings and ...
      »Benji4: Okay to clarify I didn't say there weren't any shaved bats in senior ...
      »tattooball: I have been compression testing senior bats for 4 years and there is ...
      »Phoenix26: If the pass/fail for USSSA bats is 220, what would a senior pass/fail ...
      »joel 1975: better check tho's home run hitter's for steroid's ,no fence in the ...
      »DCPete: Probably a lot more shaved bats in senior ball now that SSUSA has ...
      »Gavin5: Lots of opinions here on compression testing, but what tester are you ...
      »garyheifner: Once again on my Soap Box!!!! Your caught with a shaved/altered ...
      »neck10: we went to lansing to bobby chap tourney fences were 315 down the ...
      »?: So what's your point?
      »neck10: point is another 15 feet make's a difference we had several ball hit ...
      »neck10: when you see a team where everyone uses the same bat make's you ...
      »balllover: This is more of a problem of altered bats...whether you live on the ...
      »nails: Do non composite bats get shaved or rolled also?
      »AJC: Shaved bats used by grown men over 50 ? I would have to agree with ...
      »Jawood: The young guys are getting older and juiced, shaved and altered bats ...
      »Az Iz: neck10 has the right idea. If the fences are brought in fa ...
      »softball4b: Can't bring the fences in, most of the fields are city owned and are ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: Evidently you never saw the Celebrity Softball Game played at th ...
      »softball4b: If you referring to my post, I doubt very seriously that any city is ...
      »Hitemdeep: For you guys that think there isn't a problem in senior ball you are ...
      »Wpfggold: Provided Bats out of the wrapper at tournaments, 5 bats per field in ...
      »BruceinGa: Provided bats have been discussed many times here. In my opinion it ...
      »nails: i think alot of guys would love provided bats,,,,but like bruce says ...
      »AJC: Redwood City rec league tried providing bats about 10 years ago. It ...
      »AJC: Oops........ meant to say ' they used 3 different fields for league. "
      »southerinman: Another version of the provided bat theme that I have heard discussed ...
      »rbigs51: wow! as a ten year senior player i sure didnt realize the shaving ie ...
      »E6 in AZ: I would like to see SSUSA start random compression tests. I play the ...
      »DCPete: E6 fyi compression testing Senior bats won't work because None of ...
      »Hitemdeep: It's very easy to remedy by bat companies. Just make a removable ...
      »joel 1975: I had some ultr 2's tested in our league they were in the wrapper ...
      »southerinman: Joel, since you state that the U2's tested were still in the wrapper ...
      »Semmy: TD/organizations have the option to supply bats for the tourney and ...
      »blue leader: If these guy's start dumbimg down the balls being used at the ...
53 July 24, 2016 7445

How Many Knob Cuffs??

» ?: Are there any rules about having more than one knob cuff on ...
      »Fred S: Good question. It doesn't really say. For ASA it only says that it ...
      »bogie: We had a swing makeover show on it last year, and on a thread here, ...
      »B.J.: bogie, I think they mean the knobs that go on the bats...and yes 2 ...
3 July 24, 2016 1498

Adidas Melee

» RC#45: Does anyone know if there will be a Melee vendor in Dalton, GA Jul ...
0 July 20, 2016 630

The new Adidas Melee 2

» garyheifner: Has anyone swung the "balanced" 27 or 28 oz. versions? How did you ...
      »Bubble Gum: I have the Adidas Melee 2 in the Balanced Version 27 ounce. I a ...
      »garyheifner: Thanks-that is what I wanted to hear.
2 July 4, 2016 1569

Lighter bat weight

» manny 41: As a young player everyone gravitated to the heavier bat's. I did the ...
      »B94: The Nightmare comes in a 25oz...
      »k man: New Adidas Melee 2 also comes in 25 oz Guys I know who have the new ...
      »hemi racer: Good experience with the new 25oz. Melee. Seems to me the swing ...
      »Sunshine1949: I also like the swing weight of this bat and agree it feels more like ...
      »surf88: I've been hitting a 26 balanced, a 26 end load and a 25 end load ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: Sorry to rain on the parade but I really didn't notice any ...
6 June 29, 2016 1937

Jeff Hall Customer Service

» Oklahawg: All, I have posted that I like the Jeff Hall reload 28.5 bat. I ...
0 June 21, 2016 916

AD Starr Nightmare

» BruceinGa: I'm now a rep for AD Starr's Nightmare. I will be in Gallatin, Tn. ...
      »tattooball: Way to represent Bruce. This past weekend Bruce's 50 major team won ...
      »BruceinGa: Thanks Kevin. I feel proud to be 66 and be able to hang with the ...
      »Perl: Congrats Bruce and the entire Georgia Impact team. That was a very ...
3 June 13, 2016 1537
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