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Whip Strip

» HJ: I have a small hand and am not able to drop my left hand below the ...
      »Gary19: Would this not be some form of altering the bat?
      »HJ: I don't think so. The bat isn't altered, it is like a glove, it wraps ...
      »Gary19: I just looked at their website, and to me it looks sort of ...
      »taits: No, read page 19 of the book.
      »taits: Re the whip strip, since it's actually attached to one finger as I ...
      »Donny C: I would be interested in this product as I am only 5'5". I have ...
      »taits: Donny C, There are a few makers that have smaller diameter knobs, ...
      »Donny C: taits, I thank you for the info. I will find one of these whips and ...
8 March 27, 2012 2737

Do you own a Worth Mayhem BFG Softball Glove?

» SeniorMan: I'm interested in your feedback on the Worth Mayhen BFG Glove (14 or ...
      »doker: AWESOME GLOVE ...SOFT AND ALMOST BROKEN IN AT THE FIRST BALL ...
      »SeniorMan: doker, thanks for your input on the glove. I'm thinking of getting ...
      »curveball: SeniorMan, caution, these are illegal in some associations. They ...
      »SeniorMan: curveball, thanks for the caution. i didn't know about legal glove ...
      »doker: THE 14'' IS ALSO VERY GOOD....BIG AND WITH A VERY LARGE POCKET...AND ...
      »DEACON24: AWESOME GLOVE I HAVE THE 15" AND ITS NOT TO LONG
      »Dbax: 15" is illegal. 14" is the largest allowed in all associations, I ...
      »SeniorMan: doker, DEACON24, Dbax: Thanks for your input. I certainly want to get ...
      »MaverickAH: I think that calling it a very good glove is a bit of a stretch. I ...
      »Bomber #7: Seniorman was asking in May of 2010!!! Very old thread.
10 March 8, 2012 6016

Nike Keystone 14" glove

» Capt Kirk: Anyone have an opinion (PRO OR CON) on the Nike Keystone 14" glove?
      »JBTexas : Won't help you one way or another. It's not your glove it's the arm ...
      »Capt Kirk: JB, if I purchased a 14" Nike Keystone glove, are you saying my game ...
      »JBTexas : Don't think there is any question about your mental state??? Need ...
      »mad dog: oh-oh cat fight...LOL.......
      »Capt Kirk: JB, the only positive thing that happen when we played you guys in ...
      »Webbie25: Sheesh-here we go again-Einstein vs. Gary c. and now Capt Kirk (James ...
      »JBTexas : Sorry guys but no way is this a Einstein-Gary C. debate, just rivals ...
      »mad dog: but JB,weren't you the guy who told me capt kirk was butt ...
      »JBTexas : mad dog you and good Capt do run neck and neck in that race.
      »Webbie25: JB-was just kidding-always love a bit of good natured ribbing!
      »Capt Kirk: For you butt ugly afficando's, here is one of the pg rated video of ...
      »mad dog: its not of #6 kenny is it,if so my eyes can't take ...
      »taits: The one with or without the tan....lol Sorry Kenny, couldn't ...
      »MaverickAH: CON! It's not a glove I would recommend to anybody who's playing ...
      »sdsharksbb: Anyone know the miken rep for bats and fielding gloves. the miken ...
      »gott2play: sdsharksbb, For Miken give Corky Pellien a call at 512-753-3625 ...
      »Jawood: Don't know of the quality, but the bigger the better.
      »sdsharksbb: Tony, The number for Corky is not the correct number. Can you ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Gentleman, I have used Nike gloves in the past and I still use one to ...
19 March 7, 2012 4613

pitchers shin guards and facemask

» rtaven: getting new shin guards and thinking about wearing mask. any ...
      »Mr. Manassas: I wear modified Hockey shin guards. They go on fast and provide ...
      »Q19: EVOSHIELD for shin & chest area. Expensive but custom molds to your ...
      »mad dog: get the worth pitching mask,and have hockey shin guards as they cover ...
      »mad dog: should of said,worth pitching helmet.it is light and has good vision ...
      »GI: Thanks to (Paco CJ and S Express) for finding me a hockey helmet and ...
      »Webbie25: Don't forget that you can see a popup to you now, GI!! LOL But I ...
      »curveball: As per SSUSA rules, make sure they are uniform color coordinated. ...
      »leftybob: CAN YOU NOT PLAY ANY OTHER POSITION. IF I WAS THAT WORRIED AND NEEDED ...
      »GI: Hey Lefty just wondered do you use a safety Belt when driving? ...
      »Webbie25: Tell you what leftybob-you don't see me pitching against these bats, ...
10 March 4, 2012 5986

iPad 'Apps'

» OmahaChuck: Does anyone use an 'app' on their iPad or iPhone for doing boxscores ...
      »cal50: I have created one. The stat portion has been in use for years. The ...
1 Feb. 27, 2012 1569

52/300

» Capt Kirk: OUR TEAM PLAYS IN THE SAN ANTONIO CITY LEAGUE, WE ARE USING A 52/300 ...
      »mad dog: capt,in your opinion,would you have gotten the same bad bounces if ...
      »Capt Kirk: mad dog, probably would have got the same bad hop if using a 44/375. ...
2 Sept. 8, 2011 2728

Senior softball bat reviews (Reebok)

» Super V 10: http://youtu.be/wSMrXb4hOlY The Combat is next
      »MurrayW: I only got 40 swings on my Reebok balanced before it cracked.
      »Super V 10: Murray, did it crack or does it have stress cracks in it if you ...
      »MurrayW: Dave, it definitely cracked. There are very few stress cracks in it. ...
      »SilverStreak: I really like my Reebok Melee Sr. softball bat. I bought it on ...
      »obagain: Silverstreak, We have plenty of bats right now, if you need one email ...
      »surf88: I got Murray taken care of and he got a brand new bat. I think he is ...
      »D.Litch: What are the Melee's running?
      »surf88: They are $199. Ed
      »Super V 10: The new Worth XXX review is out seniorsoftballbatreviews.com
      »MurrayW: Ed, I personally detest camping, so I have NEVER been a happy camper. ...
      »#6: You think Murray detest camping.....you should see him play ...
      »surf88: Murray and KRay: Thanks to both you guys for seeing Robin and I in ...
      »softball4b: Ed check your email. I sent you a message this morning. Mike Adair
      »#6: Ed, it was our pleasure meeting you and Robin in Dallas. I got you ...
14 July 6, 2011 6621

Glucosamine and Chondroitin for joint pain relief

» armiho211: there are different brands, strengths, prices on the above listed ...
      »BruceinGa: I've used Flexamin for a couple of years, only as maintenance. I ...
      »GaCMan: I have hip problems and some arthritis used them for 6 months then ...
      »Marv19: 68, I have no Meniscus in the left knee. The right I tore the ...
      »lemons: Marv19, Glad you've found relief. Any known or advertised side ...
      »Marv19: I have no side effects. Sorry but I didn't pay attention to the ...
      »AZTOMC: I have a bad right knee, bone on bone, I ran across a product called ...
      »DMac: I have been using Osteo Bi-flex Triple Strength for several years and ...
      »Dbax: Scientific studies have shown these things are a waste of your money. ...
      »Omar Khayyam: My wife's experience with glucosamine and chondroitin was similar to ...
      »BruceinGa: I used Vioxx for years for relief of pain from a herniated disc. ...
      »Sunshine1949: I have used a product called Flexicose for years,with no ...
      »SALSAKID49: Bottom Line Chondroitin appears to be ...
      »paul0784: I have been using something called Instaflex and not only does it ...
      »crusher: Glucosamine and Chondroitin. I have been taking for 10 years. Not ...
      »Sunshine1949: I stopped and had problems with knee, wrist and back.....I'm back on ...
      »The real deal: An employee of mine has an arthritic knee, and he swears by the ...
16 July 2, 2011 3152

Practice Softballs

» softball4b: What is the best ball on the market to use with composite bats?
      »BruceinGa: We use a 50 cor 125 comp ball from Anaconda. They don't pick up ...
      »mad dog: bruce what kind of distance do you get with those balls,are they ...
      »BruceinGa: I've only hit a few over 300' so there're good to hit if you don't ...
3 June 22, 2011 1541

New product called Batters ID

» Rossi: My name is Jim Ross and I have played softball for 30+ years and ...
      »einstein: Sounds like a winner, Jimmy especially as we all move closer to ...
      »titanhd: These have actually been around a while. ASA had a rule about the ...
      »Rossi: Einstein, Thanks...with all the bats looking the same its nice to be ...
      »Johnny Hose: Rossi... GREAT PRODUCT. With the price of the bats today, it is very ...
      »softball4b: I obtained a couple of these from Jimmy and applied them to my bats. ...
      »Funk: Jimmy Ross...Great Player and Great Friend !!! I received this ...
      »mad dog: hey guys there is another product out also,called battoos.these are ...
7 June 15, 2011 3417

Sports Sensors - Swing Speed Radar

» OmahaChuck: Ordered one of these devices off of eBay about a week ago and am ...
      »BruceinGa: I've had one for a couple of years. It is a great way to compare bat ...
      »Mario: The heaviest bat at 100mph will hit the ball the farthest. Bat speed ...
      »Omar Khayyam: The formula is the key. Which travels farther: a 30 oz bat at 95 mph ...
      »BruceinGa: I'll throw another in. Which will hit the ball further, a 28oz with ...
      »Gloffer: I believe the raw formula is KE=1/2 mv2 KE=Kinetic Energy-the ...
      »Airbosn: Physics and Acoustics of Baseball & Softball Bats Daniel A. ...
      »crusher: Ray Demarini described the key to hitting for distance is "the bats ...
      »mad dog: crusher has hit the nail on the head.i have that video with demarini ...
      »BruceinGa: So, OmahaChuck, have you thought of a way to measure bat speed after ...
      »The real deal: Fascinating stuff guys, thanks. As a line drive hitter, I always ...
      »Gary19: While important, more things contribute to how far a ball will travel ...
      »mad dog: bruce you still haven't figured out how to do that,how about going a ...
      »BruceinGa: MD, I tried everything that I could think of. The radar reads the ...
      »mad dog: maybe we can work on it at CST,or TOC if you get there early,i'll be ...
      »BruceinGa: My plans are to get to Winterhaven early Wednesday afternoon. I'll ...
      »mad dog: otay bruce,maybe we can figure something out for ya....
      »leftyfalcon: Mad dog what's your number on your uniform I'll look you up. I know ...
      »mad dog: joe i'm 76 for the dallas spurs,we are gonna be at loyce park.which ...
      »hombre: Bruce, have you given any thought to using tin or aluminum foi ...
      »garyheifner: Hi Crusher Your comment might explain my last season. Not a ...
      »crusher: garyheifner... That is so right about a smooth swing, it is amazing ...
      »mad dog: gary,crusher,both are so right,i have had my longest shots with that ...
      »mad dog: bruce what if you put the radar a touch out front so as only to catch ...
      »BruceinGa: Hombre, good idea. I can do the aluminum foil thing until I get a ...
      »taits: BruceinGa, Might think of putting gun facing up from ground, even if ...
      »twinsfather: The key is maintaining bat speed after contact. A bat that that is ...
      »leroy28: Here's an idea. Go to a field with a fence and try all your bats and ...
      »BruceinGa: Mike, I did this a few years ago. I hit all of my ASA bats off a ...
      »BruceinGa: twinsfather, correct, that's why I was trying to capture the bat ...
      »garyheifner: After 8 very successful seasons in Senior Softball both power hitting ...
      »tg69: Seriously guys.I think that you all are doing way too much thinking ...
      »goforit: Gary i agree, my head is spinning from reading all of this important ...
      »garyheifner: goforit Your right. My 65AA Chicago Classics Gary Sox team has ...
      »billcoo: Ive done these test with a 28/29/30 oz bat...my ball speed off the ...
      »leroy28: That's right goforit. Plenty of bp will take care of the timing part. ...
      »tekdad1023: Not quite as old as you fellas but I will tell you that the guys that ...
      »BruceinGa: I agree Troy! A few years ago I began to notice that most all of the ...
      »tekdad1023: Yes Bruce I speak from experience. As I have gotten older and less ...
38 May 16, 2011 6236

rings

» firedog: Trying to get information on Championship rings we won during the ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Call Sacramento Home Office at (916) 326.5303. Ask for Barbara.
1 May 11, 2011 2100

Doctored Softball

» Capt Kirk: We played in a fund-raising tournament and you furnished your own ...
      »pitcher55: kirk,that is why teams should not bring their own balls.we used to do ...
      »#6: Capt Kirk.......we told those guys they shouldn't use those balls, ...
      »taits: Comparative test. Drop a few from same height on cement or other firm ...
      »#6: taits, That has never worked .
      »taits: Neither does looking at the stamps and taking it as what they are. ...
      »jimjoes-gman: Sounds like they were using a "Baden" ball. It is like a base ba ...
      »#19: Capt Kirk... Quite the accusation ... I assume you lost the game.
      »#6: taits, We go back a ways and I resent that you would accuse us of ...
      »ju25: I don't think taits is accusing you of using altered bats. Hard balls ...
      »taits: Kenny, There was no intention of that. Inferred or otherwise. I ...
      »Capt Kirk: #6: Send me the companies address, I want to order a case of those ...
      »#6: Capt Kirk, Since you love me so much, I will sell you some !
      »Capt Kirk: #6: Would you throw IN a new pair of size #10, e width, black tanel ...
      »#6: Capt Kirk.........my pleasure. !
      »neck10: we need some of thos balls in our over 55 leauge 3 hr last year in ...
      »mad dog: kirk ya might be careful as he prolly has put those nasty toes of his ...
      »Capt Kirk: Mad Dog, he sworn on the Tanel Bible, that he had defungize, ...
      »southernson: #6, I play in mostly Florida, and occasionally we play tournaments ...
      »mad dog: CK,did ya shoot that guy on the spot.......
      »Capt Kirk: Mad Dog I haven't fired a shot, but our team (TX Tornado's) are going ...
      »mad dog: well CK,i guess that is ok,but i didn't know goat roping and mutton ...
      »Capt Kirk: Mad Dog, we will be playing in the Central State Qualifier in ...
      »mad dog: we are staying in town(plano,spa) on the 20th of may,we also will be ...
      »J R: #6 Kenny please send me the softball info to jack39@sbcglobal.net ...
      »kbl: mad dog..how do you get these hotel rooms so cheap? i noticed you ...
      »mad dog: ken go to www.priceline.com and look at their prices,then bid on ...
26 April 23, 2011 4901

Beebe Sports Softball Turf

» Garus: Would like to know if anyone has tried the new turf shoe by Beebe ...
      »leftybob: Appearance wise they look exactly like the Boombah turfs. Haven't run ...
      »Garus: I decided to buy a pair and they are really quite nice shoes. ...
2 Dec. 5, 2010 2640

Shoes Mizuno 9-spike blast

» JoeB: I need new pair of shoes. I like mid-high, without high cleats, do to ...
      »taits: No recommendation for any brand but Tanel has a great sale going on ...
      »DoubleL10: The Boombah mid is a very comfortable shoe. I've got two pair of low ...
      »taits: Noticed two different 9 spike shoe types in a 9 spike search. One ...
      »titanhd: I bought a pair due to ankle issues as well and they are great.So far ...
      »Dbax: Mizuno blast are the best shoes I have ever worn. Good support, long ...
      »Gallardo: The Boombah turfs are really good.
      »Omar Khayyam: Loved Mizuno and wore them for years. Then they changed the last and ...
      »#6: Tanel RPM Lite has mid turf shoe in several colors......on sale ...
      »GCH: I purchased some Boombah Torfs about a year ago and the sole started ...
      »Bill in Sac: I've been wearing 3n2's for the last 5 or 6 years. Great shoe, ...
      »#6: I have players on my team who have been wearing the "same" shoe going ...
      »mad dog: if you can get the mizuno blasts,i would.the tanels are a good choice ...
      »#6: MAD DOG.....THE TANELS MAKE YOU LOOK LIKE YOUR RUNNING MUCH ...
      »mad dog: Kenny i think i can make a liar out of you with that statement,LOL.i ...
      »#6: mad dog, That was the shoe I was wearing,,,,,,,,the REV-D, LOVE IT.
      »mad dog: i use my D's(mine are lo's) up here in tyler b/c the inf is basically ...
      »#6: Mr.Bill29, I am also a Field Force Pro out of Austin, Texas and the ...
      »#6: SSUSA, Was Mr.Bill29 message deleted ? Just asking ?
      »SSUSA Staff: Violation of the posting rules (#4 - advertising) ... Product reviews ...
19 July 27, 2010 3524

shin gards

» Rev.: I was talking to a guy from the Miken Van about a pair shin gards ...
      »cw: Sounds like the "EvoShield" stuff. There is a link to their products ...
      »mad dog: yes they are very good,corky showed these to us last month.takes ...
      »Rev.: yes ,that is what I was looking for thanks guys,Corey
3 June 8, 2010 1606

What's a Good Outfielder's Glove?

» SeniorMan: Looking to pickup a glove for outfield use. Does anyone have any ...
      »stattad: I would say to get a 14-incher. It really helps with dives or ...
      »DoubleL10: Check out the gloves on this site: http://www.rawlingsgear.com/. You ...
      »Enviro-Vac: If your looking for a fast break in & a glove that turns out soft try ...
      »#6: EV, I don't know about you, but Nokona Gloves are not like they use ...
      »Jawood: The bigger, the better!
      »hitman: I have a 15" VINCI PRO for $140 shipped. It's as big as they get and ...
      »hitman: Sorry meant to put $135 Shipped. Model number is BV100.
      »Dbax: Isn't 15 inch illegal except for a first basemans glove?
      »ffdonnie: The Nokona is nice but gets real floppy when it is well broke in. ...
      »ffdonnie: Actually the Heart of the Hide model breaks in faster, a little nicer ...
      »SeniorMan: ffdonnie, Dbax, hitman, Jawood, #6, Enviro-Vac, DoubleL10, ...
      »mad dog: i have one of the Rodriquez gloves,13.5 blk and red.its a good glove ...
      »pushin60: I bought an Akadema for about $70 and planned to break it in slowly. ...
      »doker: DOKER HERE!!! THE SITE 'SOFTBALLSAVINGS.COM'....HAS A GREAT OUTFIELD ...
      »Enviro-Vac: crazy puppy - let me take a look at your RDZ in Huntsman if you still ...
      »mad dog: otay jim will do.
      »Corky: Worth Mayhem BFG.........nuf said
17 May 27, 2010 7368

x=rock 40 core softball

» arc62: How do you identify a 40 core x-rock, since it's not marked on the ...
      »tattooball: The ball is marked classic m. USSSA decided years ago to take the cor ...
1 April 9, 2010 2927

wintercrest

» birdie: Hello, I first starting using winter crest about 2 years ago. I have ...
      »Gary33: Harry, I just started selling Wintercrest I'll try ro get you a ...
      »Gary33: Harry, Here's what's happening. There are some toxins that are built ...
      »Dbax: Well why wasn't it drawing these "toxins" out for the first two ...
      »birdie: Gary, Thanks for the advice. I will try to practice better hygiene so ...
      »Gary33: Harry and Dbax, Toxins are a part of every day life unfortunately. ...
      »diehard: Hey Harry, Maybe you get those toxins shoveling snow. It hasn't ...
      »birdie: Greg, It had to be from all the snow. I dodged my fair share of ...
      »diehard: Harry, Yes I am going to the HOF Dinner. I will see you ...
8 March 13, 2010 2087

protection

» barrym: I was wondering if there are neopreme vest and shin pads that can ...
      »taits: If you are talking about something like a wet suit for surfing or ...
      »barrym: A nice clima cool vest made out of neopreme some thing simular to ...
      »taits: Still going to have some restriction with one on the chest. Might be ...
      »green rocket: Maybe something along the lines of some of the equipment an umpire ...
      »#6: I've heard it all now........
      »E4/E6: Take a look at the MotoCross vest, not only is it good protection, it ...
      »angus73: barry; looking to stop blows to the old melon ? If you wear that ...
      »SALSAKID49: Barry, Try looking into roller hockey gear they have dri-fit type ...
      »barrym: Jose how u doing i just want to wish you a Merry Christmas and a safe ...
      »4Four4: And for added protection, I've heard that DEPENDS adult diapers now ...
      »Ceres: 4Four4, You sound like someone who would like to see a pitcher get ...
      »E4/E6: Every thread has its Village Idiot! This one is no exception. Welcome ...
      »4Four4: Ceres-nope-play 3B and joke was meant for me and my teammates- we ...
      »E4/E6: 4four4 Re read your 1st statement. How is it suppose to be taken? ...
      »4Four4: E4 - no prob - I was already ugly. Merry CHRISTMAS all. DH - #4
      »Q19: Google "EVOSHIELD". I've used it while pitching and haven't yet had ...
16 March 5, 2010 2191
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