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Batting Practice Balls-- Evil BP balls (orange/white) vs Tattoo NX3 Balls ...

» Jon44: I am posting this to possibly help someone that was in my position ...
      »softball4b: I experience with Evil BP is outstanding, never hit the other. No ...
      »softball4b: SSUSA can we add grammar check to this board. I am starting to write ...
2 Dec. 14, 2017 48

Bat Shelf-- Who Has One?

» Jon44: I am considering pulling the trigger on a bat shelf mod that will ...
      »coop3636: I have one in my demarini bag. I love it It does make the bag a ...
      »biggflyy1953: Try grit/ball tower. Bag stands up and does not sag, due to poles ...
      »gott2play: Because my bag sags a bit, I just ordered one for my DeMarini Special ...
      »DieselDan: Back in March 14, I bought this bag since it fits on my Gold Wing ...
      »titanhd: gott2play.This is not noted nor advertised but, what you will receive ...
      »HAT MAN: there are a few out there but I recommend going to batshelf.com. you ...
6 Dec. 11, 2017 481

Evil B.P. 52+ Softballs

» Kev: I am looking for 24 - 36 good practice balls. Our recreational league ...
      »mad dog: get a hold of addias and ask for the NXS( all weather cover) ...
      »tattooball: Bob are you drunk? Are you referring to the NX3. You can call 845 532 ...
      »jc11: 44 cor balls are not safer on Senior bats, they are very good at ...
      »tattooball: Jc there are many options for bp balls, the cor and compression can ...
      »Bobby Buggs: Kev, Im the inventor of the Evil BP ball and if your interested in ...
      »tattooball: Exactly what did you invent? A poly core? Or a 2 color ball? Because ...
      »Bobby Buggs: I believe you have been told Many times by your employer and perhaps ...
      »Hail Ragna!: I had heard that the Evil BP ball was developed to help break in ...
      »mad dog: hail/kirk......the ball was invented by kevin.......buggs had nothing ...
      »mad dog: oops forgot to say sorry to kevin.....knew it was something like ...
      »Bobby Buggs: John Furlong from Yearflo sports developed the 52-300 polyurethane ...
      »SilverGhost: Hey Buggs your boring..you INVENTED NOTHING.
      »Jon44: I have recently purchased both the Evil BP ball and the Tattoo NX3 BP ...
      »bkb555: wow...I searched this ball issue and it goes back to 2003 and ...
      »DaveDowell: bkb555 ... And the amazing thing over those 14 years is that the ball ...
      »tattooball: Dave you really need to brush up on your senior softball awareness. ...
      »DOERBAUM: TO KEVIN AND JON, I HAVE HIT BOTH AND FOR MY MONEY THE NX3 IS THE ...
      »Jon44: Doerbaum-- appreciate the feedback. Is it also your experience ...
      »Jon44: Sorry--- a little more on this--- I accept the fact that bats will ...
      »Bobby Buggs: Woodlawn has been using those Evil BP balls for Years without damage ...
      »BruceinGa: I don't hit many Evil ball except in tournaments. For the past year ...
      »BruceinGa: I've had time to think about my last statement. Let me make a ...
22 Nov. 6, 2017 1809

Solomons

» Emmitt: What pair of Solomon's are the best to purchase? What is the price ...
      »NFL4life1: Depends on you, I have had good success with the Speedcross. ...
      »DieselDan: Salomon Men's Speedcross 3 Trail Running Shoe. About $105 at the ...
      »DieselDan: Oh yeah, some don't like the laces set up. Just pull up the laces, ...
      »Emmitt: Thank you
      »k man: Just finished my 1st season using the Adidas turf hog football cleat. ...
      »Emmitt: Let me ask this what is a good comfortable shoe for the infield?
      »DieselDan: Salomon's, for me, are great for any position.
7 Oct. 22, 2017 472

New Speed Hitter MAX Softball

» Team Texas (SA): Has anyone tried using this and if so did it help your hitting. ...
      »hurricane62: I've used one, liked it a lot. Helps you to snap the ball at the ...
      »BruceinGa: I have one with a slide instead of a ball on it. It does teach ...
2 Aug. 14, 2017 615

Shorts for Bp, games, the beach....!

» Tri18: Hello Guys, My latest project has been a little time consuming but ...
      »Scooter25: Alan are the shorts available for purchase? If so, where? Thanks
      »Tri18: Scooter, Give me a call at 561-718-7504 AT18 Team 1 Sports
2 July 12, 2017 795

14 inch softball pitching machine

» melkapule: Our 60+ and older softball team is looking to purchase a pitching ...
0 July 11, 2017 396

Trump Stote Balls

» local: Having played on teams over the years that hit a lot of home runs I ...
      »AJC: Local, it is not the balls. We played recently in Reno with temps in ...
1 June 19, 2017 785

Cleats

» Homer Simpson: What are some of the better softball cleats out there now? I've been ...
      »yellowjacket95: My last 3 pairs have been Boombah turf shoes. I stay away from ...
      »Dbax: When I'm allowed to play I wear Mizuno 9 spike Blast turf shoes. ...
      »RIK56: Nike trail running shoes works the best for me.
      »#19: I have had 3 pairs of Boombah over the past few years ... All 3 pairs ...
      »yellowjacket95: Agreed #19. There won't be a next pair! Like I said above, I picked ...
      »Trotter25: Well weve been working closely with Adidas and have come out with ...
      »Homer Simpson: Thanks, everyone. I need molded spikes since the turfs are slippery ...
      »Trotter25: We'll have all of our different styles that have been player tested ...
      »lb16: Turf shoes work better in wet grass than you may think. Almost ...
      »Omar Khayyam: lb16, I had a similar experience to yours recently. I was playing at ...
      »lb16: Omar,From my experience yes! But like I try to tell anyone that will ...
      »Wayne 37: Homer Simpson, Get on the adidas website. You can design your own ...
      »tscs000: If you want the best turfs money can buy, look into getting Salomon ...
      »southerinman: I am looking for a set of Turfs in high top if possible or mids at ...
      »stick8: Not sure if it's still true but last year I saw Adidas turf shoes at ...
      »Wayne 37: southerninman, I have a pair of Nike molded cleats that are high ...
      »southerinman: Wayne I appreciate the offer but due to some feet problems I have to ...
      »Tri18: I have had very good luck in the pat year with Mizuno new Erupt ...
      »k man: Homer, just finished 1st use of a shoe you might like. I played ...
      »Tri18: Hi Guys, Due to a lot of response and questions especially about ...
      »DieselDan: https://seniorsoftball.com/?messageboard&viewby_thread=138932&me ...
      »Wayne 37: As far as the New Balance turf cleats go, they work good, but insoles ...
      »Bigcat55: I have to second the Solomon's. After a teammate recommended them to ...
23 May 30, 2017 3939

BackSpin Batting Tee

» SOFTBALLNUTZ: Does anybody have any info on the BackSpin Batting Tee? I a ...
0 May 27, 2017 444

Best lower back support for slowpitch softball

» Kev: Has anyone used a lower back support playing softball? Seen the ...
      »DieselDan: Spend some time searching on line, check out your local sports store, ...
      »Jethro: Davey Reed wears a support and kills the ball. Check which one he ...
      »Bruster55: I use the Pro orthopedic back brace & it works great. ...
      »Fred S: Having had back problem for years and have used many different braces ...
      »DOERBAUM: I HAVE PLAYED WITH A BAD BACK SINCE MY LATE 20'S. TWO BACK SURGERIES ...
5 May 8, 2017 865

bat break in

» tc4whlr: has anybody tried the new process of bat break in offered by Kelly's ...
      »marcster13: Not sure what that heat process is but i remember before rollers came ...
      »Fred S: It is illegal but who is going to know. Any alteration to a bat not ...
      »yellowjacket95: Fred... agreed. Hit the bat to break it in... rolling it in your ...
      »fennellwg: Based on the few times that SSUSA staff has been willing to comment ...
      »fennellwg: Im sure their "proprietary" heat process is an important part of the ...
      »PoollShark: On their site it reads: "Unlike the rolling of a baseball bat ...
      »fennellwg: https://www.clubrollers.com/services/heated-bat-rolling-services-with- ...
      »DieselDan: A smooth barked tree works well.
      »PoollShark: SSUSA...........comment please
      »SSUSA Staff: We do not have an opinion on what process(es) may be used by ...
      »dug8: Pretty clear already, but to be clearer(IMO)....unless it comes ...
      »SSUSA Staff: At the risk of needlessly "picking at nits", an illegal and an ...
      »yellowjacket95: You aren't picking SSUSA Staff! A lot of guys are playing with ...
      »stphillips: If you need to alter a senior bat to hit farther, it's probably not ...
      »BruceinGa: or tweaking mechanics.
      »DOERBAUM: .... OR NOT BE A PUSSY!! TRIED A BAT THAT WAS SHAVED AT B.P. LAST ...
      »Doug60: My $.02: The best way to break in a bat is by hitting it. Using an ...
17 April 23, 2017 3094

Pitchers Chest Protection

» Chief144: I have seen many pitchers using a form of chest protection. Any ...
      »DieselDan: Try on some of the youth/HS age catcher chest protectors. You don't ...
      »titanhd: I don't pitch but, played with a guy that uses Paintball chest ...
      »marcster13: There are some nice sternum protector shirts around. Do a Google ...
      »Downs: CHIEF 144. I shopped for quite a while to find what I felt was ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Downs, what a wonderful, informative post! One of the best in the ...
      »sbswat24: When i was pitching I would wear an EVO SHIELD chest protector, its ...
      »Chief144: Thanks for all of the info! I will look at a couple of different ...
      »Chief144: Jim, are you the Jim Downs from Fresno? If you are I play with ...
      »Downs: CHIEF 144: Boy a guy sure has to be careful. Yes, the same Ji ...
      »Chief144: Jim, I found the same protector on Amazon for the same price. It will ...
      »Downs: CHIEF 144: Glad I could help and hope it works out as well for you ...
      »Jethro: all well and good....but what is it like to hit in??
      »Chief144: Jethro, I'll let you know after Vegas next week. Chief
      »Downs: JETHRO & CHIEF 144: I am very pleased to see the latest response ...
      »Chief144: DOWNS & JETHRO...Received it today & have tried it on & have been ...
      »Chief144: I just finished my league game wearing the chest protector. It ...
      »Downs: Now that really deflates my pride. I'm on my way to packaging up th ...
17 April 12, 2017 1233

Trump Rock

» Capt Kirk: Is the Rock softball, 44/375, to expensive to be the standard bearer ...
      »J R: Tournament directors have to buy the balls Regular Trump 39.00 and ...
      »B94: If they are going to continue to use the Trump Stote they need to up ...
      »Dbax: We already swing hot bats. Now you want the hottest ball too? I say ...
      »curveball: Rock has been in play at the SW Worlds played in Las Vegas also.
      »B94: I agree the Rock is too hot however a ball that plays in the middle ...
      »Fred S: The price for the MCT at $60.00 is retail. In quantity they would be ...
      »Capt Kirk: This may explain why LP hit one out in the Rocking Reno several years ...
      »J R: Fred how many dozen.We buy 100 dozen @ a time paying 30.00 for the ...
      »Tri18: JR, If in fact you are buying 100 dozen balls at one time and are ...
      »Bobby Buggs: JR, Next to the standard Trump balls no one buys more Trump products ...
      »JamesLG: I don't know what the best ball would be but the Trump Stote we us ...
      »Capt Kirk: PH.D's breaking the down the science: "Softball" - A Contradiction ...
      »fennellwg: Thanks capt Kirk. That a pretty good read. I believe their point is ...
      »CaliBraves: I rarely respond to any discussions on here, but this time wanted to ...
      »B94: The 52/300 ball is relatively consistent in all weather. It would be ...
      »Matt43: I remember hitting the double wall bats in the 1990's and just as ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I am not a fan of the Trump Stote since we only hit it in SSUSA ...
      »mad dog: omar...you are exactly right..about the MCT BALL.....yes the MCT ball ...
      »Gorilla Boy: I have to say that I would always use a 44/375 ball no matter what ...
      »Omar Khayyam: mad dog, I am coming around to your opinion about using the 52/300 ...
      »mad dog: and omar..kevin (tattooball)has made the ball better.....its an all ...
      »SS11: I get that SSUSA provides teams with a set number of balls per ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SS11 ... That works fine for us so long as every team and every ...
      »SS11: Original question I asked- "Why not allow a few different balls to be ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SS11 The principal reason we do it our way is to maintain ...
25 Jan. 4, 2017 3205

Senior Softballs-44/375

» Capt Kirk: I know that this topic has been discussed, which 44/375 senior ...
      »lb16: For performance the rock is the best ball hands down. The Baden is ...
      »Lefty: I agree with lb16
      »sager25: The ISSA Tattoo is no joke either. Right up there with the X-Rock.
      »HJ: Sorry for the late entry, but what is a "ISSA Tattoo? I am familiar ...
      »mck71: ISSA is another Senior Softball Assoc. and they use the 44 375 Tattoo ...
      »Tri18: Captain, I worked with Trump and have a fantastic 44/375 ball that ...
      »FOFO: Used the ISSA Tattoo ball in Palm Springs last weekend. ...
      »SilverGhost: The Rock is a great ball both The Rock and Tattoo are great balls, ...
8 Nov. 14, 2016 1789

Trump ASA 52/300 softball

» cheezhed1: Would like feed back on this ball. One of the local Senior leagues I ...
      »Fred S: We have been using them in our league for the last 4 or 5 years and ...
      »MN26: The ONLY 2 bats so far to hit that ball with are the Monsta and the ...
      »BruceinGa: Monsta has several models of the Torch. I've used a Torch, the DNA ...
      »Mark 44: I play ASA with the 52/300 ball & you guys are missing the boat by ...
      »MN26: Combat was out of business last we heard.
      »Mark 44: MN26 - Combat is out of business. Kelly's Ultimate Sports has plenty ...
6 Nov. 11, 2016 1523

NSA (52/275) and ASA (52/300) Ball Review

» southerinman: Still playing local leagues and tournaments so thought I'd put a ...
      »tattooball: The Tattoo NX3 ball last the longest of any ball every and does not ...
      »mad dog: i agree with tattooball....we use the tattoo(not the NX3 yet tho) for ...
      »hitman: Have had two leagues switch to the new NX3 ball and nothing but good ...
      »rgmeier3: Our neighborhood league is thinking of switching to the 52/30 balls ...
      »DCPete: Not at all like a lo-comp golf ball; all your players will lose at ...
      »DOERBAUM: NX3 BALLS ARE THE BEST OUT THERE. I HAVE OVER 100 OF THEM IN BOTH ...
6 Nov. 2, 2016 2063

TCB or simliar ball

» k man: At a previous tournament I saw a team using the total control ball or ...
      »coop3636: We use them before every game I have had mine all season. They ...
      »tc4whlr: love 'em, worth the money. teaches you to hit center of the ball, ...
      »k man: Coop- not sure what you mean by you can't really practice going ...
      »BruceinGa: I was on Coop's 55m team this past year and I also have one TCB. I ...
      »LoopDaddy: These balls are meant to be training balls for "practice", not ...
5 Oct. 27, 2016 1080

need some advice for uniforms.

» Jethro: Looking at buying some new shirts for senior teams. What is the most ...
      »Steve44: The best I have worn and we bought a new set for the 2016 season we ...
      »southpaw: Epic Sports.com; unbelievable array of products; great prices.
2 Sept. 28, 2016 1239

ProSwingEZ

» phantomf4j: I came across a product that I am curious about. It is called ...
0 Aug. 18, 2016 1070
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