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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 4407

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 2957

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 558

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 2347

Segalini Bat

» MARKLEY: Does anyone remember this bat, maybe even who Segalini ...
0 Sept. 2, 2015 369

New/Old Senior Bats

» crusher: Just curious, How many Senior Bats are in garages that have been ...
      »swing for the fences : James, I equate the senior bats like I do golf clubs.. if you bought ...
      »crusher: Swing, thanks for response. My Senior Bat is a Combat Centenarian ...
      »swing for the fences : I have swung both of those...Broken them but they were great bats.. ...
3 Aug. 23, 2015 870

Legit or scam?

» Duke: I was given a website for bats, and wanted to know if any of you ...
      »playr25: yes, it is a scam. there are 3 other sites that are scams too. Don't ...
      »softball4b: Fake..IMO.us probably means established from a server overseas..no ...
      »Duke: Thanks guys!
      »playr25: just found a list. all from China. Included a link with an article ...
      »softball4b: Facebook link is a generic.
      »playr25: IP address is some where in California.
      »Sparky.1: Just remember the old adage - "If it looks too good to believe, it's ...
7 Aug. 22, 2015 1653

OG Combat Anaconda Da Bomb

» Roggy34: Hey fella's i just came across one of these bueaties in great ...
      »Fabe: Always lookn for OG Combats...Aloha, Fabe
      »smooth01: Was told you can't sell bats on here ,but I would like to give you a ...
      »Fabe: Yep dats the rule....hope the bat finds a good home! Aloha, Fabe
3 Aug. 21, 2015 759

yellow combat balanced

» ADY: How does the old yellow combat compare to the some of the newer ...
0 Aug. 21, 2015 430

looking for the new ultra II Black

» linedrive47: Ive heard good stuff about the new ultra II Black can anyone get them ...
0 Aug. 12, 2015 467

Cracked Dudley

» DOERBAUM: Just noticed a crack about 3 inches long right in the sweet spot on ...
      »taits: I figure you got your money's worth out of it. Thats about 2-3 years ...
      »swing for the fences : If the bat still is performing, put some crazy glue on the crack.. ...
      »DOERBAUM: THANKS FOR THE INPUT GUYS. GOT BAT AT TOC IN WINTER HAVEN THIS PAST ...
      »playr25: Our team has broken 4 of the Dudley's so far. 3 balanced, 1 ...
      »playr25: Forgot to mention. I finally bought a Dudley after giving up on the ...
      »Bruster55: I have a Two Dudley balanced bats that just celebrated birthdays. A ...
      »k man: playr25 - on a thread earlier in July I mentioned how I had a new ...
      »Bruster55: Playr25 the end cap is connected to a inner core.Might be hard to ...
8 Aug. 11, 2015 1303

Bat Knob Issues with Miken/Worth Equipment

» STL0: I believe it has been documented pretty well that both Miken and ...
      »BruceinGa: We had a bat separate from its knob last week in bp. I don't know, ...
      »STL0: Thanks for the info Alan. It's good to see that something has been ...
      »hemi racer: Alan, do you recommend the same marine glue for knobs that you use on ...
3 Aug. 6, 2015 1092

USSSA AND ASA BATS?

» JT25: CAN YOU USE USSSA AND ASA BATS IN SENIORS SOFTBALL?
      »BruceinGa: yes, also ISA and NSA bats.
      »neck10: not all asa bats are legal
      »lb16: Just curious which ASA bats are not legal in senior softball?
      »BruceinGa: Probably the ones meant to be used with the 52 cor balls.
      »lb16: And which one's are those that are higher than a BPF of 1.21?
      »Katzy63: The new "hologram" ASA stamp that does not have a year associated ...
      »SoCo#01: If you choose to use a ASA bat, it MUST have the BPF on it. Most ...
      »Hitemdeep: Don't listen to SOCO he is completely wrong on the rule. If he would ...
8 July 20, 2015 1644

Combat Jeff Wallace

» Hookdup: Centenarian grey with blue writing. Anybody have any info on this ...
      »hemi racer: My friend purchased two form Jason(Combat) at Alan's spring camp. ...
      »Hookdup: Right on thanks. I have about 35 swings on it now and it feels like a ...
2 July 16, 2015 716

Dudley 12" with rattle.

» HPower: Hey Guys, I just picked up a used 26oz Dudley 12", my first Senior ...
      »hemi racer: In the past I have fond that the rattle your hearing is only ...
      »k man: 3 weeks ago, I contacted Dudley because of a rattle that developed in ...
      »HPower: Ya hemi, that was my first thought (hope) that it was just some cap ...
      »k man: HP, like I said at least I have a plan B regardless of what happens ...
      »HPower: k man, I am playing with Durham Silver Stix in the 50 ...
      »titanhd: Rattles are not new to Composite bats and really no big deal.Remove ...
      »k man: titan - removing the end cap wouldn't have help my situation as the ...
      »HPower: I think most people might consider removing the endcap "tampering" ...
      »titanhd: HP POWER that may be your mind set but, with no warranty.Do you ...
      »HPower: That Schick thing was a joke, hence the ;) I am hoping (guessing) ...
      »k man: HP- tentative Syracuse is up there. We are scheduled against your ...
      »HPower: K, Thanks for the heads up on the schedule! Looks like our 1st game ...
      »k man: HP - we don't play our 1st until 2 but the idea of sitting in a car ...
      »k man: HP better check the revision to the Syracuse schedule- team dropped ...
      »HPower: Thanks, k man! Ya, then they mucked their first try at the ...
      »k man: Follow up to my July 3 posting: Just received my replacement bat ...
      »HPower: That's great to hear that Dudley is looking after you k man! I ...
      »LeeLee50: I own a few Dudleys and the first one I received in March started ...
      »HPower: That is good to hear LLcool50!
19 July 16, 2015 1836

Finally got P413

» DonB: I know some people may not believe this but I just received a GSC ...
      »Reaper: Have not received any yet. Have been waiting on two for two years. No ...
      »Omar Khayyam: DonB, what hopeful news! The long-awaited, long-promised, ...
      »Home Plate: I swung the P413 about a week ago, it was a 27 ounce. The bat felt ...
      »Benji4: Let me see most people promised this bat have been waiting for more ...
      »Dbax: Benji, you are exactly right.
      »Reaper: Still no reply from GSC on my bat.
      »Paco13: Long wait. Personally I hope they make their money back before they ...
7 July 9, 2015 1927

Broken Miken Ulttra ll

» The Colonel: I just broke my Miken Ultra ll two piece. I am looking for ...
      »rrengineer99: go for the dudley lighting, i just bought mine and used for the 1st ...
      »hemi racer: Dudley for me also, but my Ambush just keeps going and going. Both ...
      »Bruster55: Dudley Lightning balanced.You cannot beat the performance and ...
      »CG01: Dudley 13 inch barrel will be a closer match than the Dudley 12 inch ...
4 July 7, 2015 1597

Senior Easton Salvo EL 28oz

» Lefty: I have around 175 swings on my EL and like most Eastons it will take ...
      »Lefty: Dave V from Senior Softball Bat Review said he put 600 swings on the ...
1 July 7, 2015 788

GSC - Martnick

» GSCJason: All, It is with a truly heavy heart that Monday 7/6/2015 will be ...
      »DonB: Hi Jason,I tried to call you a bunch of times today.If it wasn't for ...
1 July 6, 2015 1154

Swing Weight: Miken Big Cat vs Dudley EL 13

» ChiPrimeMarty: I was having great success with my 27oz Big Cat, but it broke after 4 ...
      »DOERBAUM: Took me about 50-60 swings to blow up my big cat. Took 80+- to blow ...
      »Perl: I have had 3 Big Cats and currently have 3 of the 12" Dudleys. The ...
      »ChiPrimeMarty: Thanks DOERBAUM and Perl, that info is helpful. It confirms what I've ...
      »Mario: ChiPrimeMarty I can hook you up. Give me a call 317-670-0257.
      »ChiPrimeMarty: Ordered a 13EL 27oz this morning, thanks.
5 July 1, 2015 1712
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