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Axe Avenge SSUSA

» Soxbo: Has anyone tried the Axe senior softball bat. I am wonder about ...
      »Chad 3131: I am a rep for Axe and in my opinion after seeing this bat in action ...
1 Oct. 12, 2020 363

Demarini Naughtalai balanced & Onyx BAMA mid load...

» DRB22: Anyone swing either of these bats? Looking for some feedback on them
      »msw4indy: I have swung the Demarini balanced this year. For me at least it had ...
      »DRB22: Okay, finally got my 2021 Naughtalai in and a chance to BP it. Does ...
2 Oct. 7, 2020 409

2019 Adidas Red 2pc endload Melee durability...

» DRB22: Looking for some info on durability..how many swings are you getting ...
      »Oldballs: I have been hitting mine for 3rd season. I have pretty fair power. I ...
      »NYTX: DRB - the answer to your question is mostly dependent on how hard you ...
      »STL0: I agree with NYTX, once you break it in just keep it as a gamer and ...
3 Oct. 5, 2020 493

Seem separation....

» DRB22: Should I be concerned about a seem separation on my AT18 with less ...
      »Tri18: DRB Take some pictures of it and send them to me ...
      »DRB22: Will do, thx
      »Fabe: Alan is da man! Aloha, Fabe
      »DRB22: Tri18 - went to take photo's this weekend but the separation is so ...
4 Sept. 28, 2020 501

40 Masters

» JeffHohlbein10: Can these young guys use senior bats or they wait to turn 50?
      »DaveDowell: Jeff ... All sanctioned SSUSA play, including the Men's and Women's ...
      »Dbax: They are allowed to use senior bats.
      »JeffHohlbein10: Thanks much
3 Sept. 26, 2020 141

Bats and equipment this weekend at St. George

» Tri18: Happy to announce the MIKEN and Worth tent will be at the Canyons ...
0 Sept. 15, 2020 293

2021 DeMarini Denny Crine

» Lefty: Can anyone tell me on the DeMarini Denny Crine softball bat the ...
      »Lefty: To late for durability. Started chipping at 125 bp swings and busted ...
      »Bruce M: Mine cracked after 240 swings. Above 70 F. 375/44. Great bat, but ...
      »outlaw44: I bought the demarini denny crine 2021 senior, i was planning on ...
      »Killer17: My buddy had one cracked in about 300 swing and it wasnt hot out of ...
      »TOMMYHAWK77: My experience so far with this bat is that it is holding up but ...
5 Sept. 15, 2020 1080

Which bat to buy follow -up..

» DRB22: I couldn't comment on that thread since it is locked. But, unless ...
      »Tri18: 2 years or so ago I helped MIKEN/Worth develop the one piece Wicked. ...
      »DRB22: Okay, good. Would prefer it was made USA, but at least I know its ...
      »Saratoga2: I was able to get a Miken Ultra Fusion JB by calling Alan Tanner. ...
      »DRB22: I just traded a guy a U-trip FF2 for an AT18 XL...should get it today ...
4 Sept. 14, 2020 655

Feedback on 2020 Miken Ultra Fusion Mike Dill Balanced/DeMarini DC

» CLMSLSUTTON: Just getting into the 50+ senior scene and trying to decide on a bat. ...
0 Sept. 8, 2020 223

Which bat to buy?

» stayfit2016: I currently have 2019 Red Adidas 12" Melee. No ...
      »Casey#44: Hi there. I have swung a few of them but the one you already have ...
      »mck71: stayfit - I have swung them all and based on your current bat of ...
      »stayfit2016: Awesome feedback and does help! Keep the opinions coming!
      »STL0: I have never been an Easton fan but I did buy the Parnell model of ...
      »Fabe: Mahalo for da Easton info wuz looking at dat bat! Aloha, Fabe
      »stayfit2016: Update....David Velasquez posted his review on the Easton Empire ...
      »stayfit2016: Finally pulled the trigger, was surfing on Amazon, got luck and they ...
      »Casey#44: Congrats! I hope you like it.
      »Wood_1966: Anyone know what the issue is with the 2020 Demarini Larry Carter? ...
      »Mont25: Wood_1966 it shouldn't be a red flag. It's the prior year's model and ...
      »Wood_1966: I did not realize Demarini was already on their 2021 model releases, ...
      »STL0: For what it's worth, I had a second round of BP with the Easton ...
      »stayfit2016: David V. just put his review out on the 2021 Demarini Larry Carter. ...
      »Lightning2: The JB bat is one of the better newer models out. Soft feel with a ...
      »Wood_1966: I had great initial results with the Easton Empire Ron Parnell, but ...
      »stayfit2016: David V. posted his review of the 2021 Demarini Denny Crine this ...
      »STL0: Wood_1966: Just curious...what weight is the Parnell that you're ...
      »Wood_1966: I have a 26 ounce and I prefer some flex in my bats(but not alot). I ...
      »stayfit2016: Some of my team had practice yesterday in 87 deg NC weather, not much ...
      »STL0: Wood...I need to swing one of the Melee's to get a basis of ...
      »DOERBAUM: I also bought a parnell and have been impressed with it both in ...
      »stayfit2016: So I have had more practices now and able to put more swings on the ...
      »Q19: 510, 195 lbs., turn 61 in November The one you have is my ...
      »OZ40: I still compare every bat I swing to the MIKEN line of bats. I ...
      »stayfit2016: Well, dang it, the 2021 Denny Crine Demarini cracked after about 125 ...
      »Saratoga2: Good point OZ4O, I have been thinking of the Suncoast 12 but it is ...
      »Tri18: Hey Guys, Consider trying out one of my AT18 bats from Worth. 13.5 ...
      »Tri18: And by the way.....ALL Miken and Worth bats are MADE IN THE USA IN ...
      »Casey#44: ^^^^ This
      »stayfit2016: I got a 25.5 oz Dudley Bobby Nifong last week, got about 80 swings on ...
30 Sept. 6, 2020 4748

NEW ONYX SOFTBALL BATS

» ONYX SOFTBALL BATS: ONYX will be coming out with a few new models made with the Modulus ...
      »softballjunkie13: Excited to see the Onyx Daisy bat, do you have price yet?
      »playr25: Exciting news. If the new line is anything like the USSSA 2019 Kevin ...
      »Bruster55: Play25 are you coming out of retirement? Mike was asking.
      »Wayne 37: Well, it would be nice if the OP mentioned where to purchase such ...
      »ONYX SOFTBALL BATS: Wayne 37, My apologies for not including information on where to ...
5 Aug. 19, 2020 742

Mikey Freak Primo

» 20boy1: Does anyone know why the Miken Freak Primo MPMOSA which was sent to ...
      »ju25: ASA is USA now!
      »ju25: https://nfca.org/divnews/general/asa-usa-softball-announces-organizati ...
      »4040club: Does SSUSA recognize/approve bats with the USA logo? Previously it ...
      »ju25: No, bats must have bpf of 1.21 or lower. No bpf on USA bats
4 Aug. 4, 2020 403

New melee

» Big Mike317: Using both 13" and 12" finding better control with 12" and a little ...
      »Casey#44: I have both as well, thinking I would prefer the 13. But, I'm ...
      »JamesLG: Hi: About how many swings did it take to get the 12" broke ...
      »Casey#44: I could see a difference after 10 swings or so. It keeps surprising ...
      »213: Do you think these both have the same endload, just different barrel ...
      »213: I just bought a 12" Suncoast so I'm excited to try it out.
      »Casey#44: No. The end load in the 13 is heavier for sure.
      »213: Thanks Casey; Im hoping I made the right choice.
      »Casey#44: You're very welcome.
      »Casey#44: Just one more observation. I have about 100 swings on the new 12 ...
      »213: I just received my Suncoast 12" yesterday. Very nice bat, I like the ...
      »213: I also ordered a 13" Suncoast as I'm curious to hit with both and see ...
      »Wood_1966: I am not a fan of the thinner handle on the 2020 Suncoast Melee when ...
      »DirkPitt: My "new" 13" Suncoast bat broke today, 59 days into the 60 day ...
      »bkb555: Dirk, how many swings did you get on the Suncoast...I found it is way ...
      »DirkPitt: To be clear - I like the bat and have no issues with it's performance ...
      »JamesLG: Hi: A few of us hit my 27.5 12" EL Suncoast the other day an ...
      »Mr Wolf: My wish that Suncoast would bring back the one-piece Melee, ...
      »Big pond: Was told by suncoast in Vegas that one piece models would be coming ...
      »Saratoga2: I checked with Suncoast before buying their 12" since I noticed their ...
19 June 30, 2020 3316

USSSA bats

» Cates05: so the arsenal of Utrip bats I have cant be used in Senior ball?
      »B.J.: look above for BAT POLICY.. it gives a list of approved bats
      »ju25: USSSA bats with the 1.20 bpf on them are legal, the newere ASA bats ...
2 June 24, 2020 673

New Easton Empire

» Wood_1966: For those of you who have not been big fans of the Easton SSUSA bat ...
      »Mont25: Wood_1966 Quick question, the Melee has been a proven performer ...
      »Wood_1966: The new Melee's have not had a drop off, I am just not a fan of the ...
      »Wood_1966: damn fat fingers...YouTube
3 April 17, 2020 1105

Proper senior bat weight as we age

» IDon'tKnow 3rdBase: I saw on the internet older senior players actually prefer heavier ...
      »Davy: Maybe it depends a bit on the type of hitter. I was always a base ...
      »IDon'tKnow 3rdBase: I hit to all fields, going with the pitch for maximum power. I ...
      »Tri18: Mr. 3rd base, Maybe I can help out here a bit. I do have a video on ...
      »Chief144: I have also found that as I get older, 75 now, the balanced bat gives ...
      »IDon'tKnow 3rdBase: Thanks guys. I think my control is good with a 27 or 27.5 EL Miss ...
      »DCPete: Curious what others say, but it seems like when you use a bat that is ...
      »mck71: DCP - I am not an expert by any means but my experience is this; as ...
      »Nancy Allen: That is an interesting question. The way that I see it on heavy ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: You really need to swing different bats weights and compare them, ...
9 April 15, 2020 1795

SUNCOAST Bat Demo Day

» Jerry820: SUNCOAST Bat Demo Day here in Southern California in City of Menifee ...
      »Jerry820: Dont forget guys I will be having a SUNCOAST Bat Demo on Wednesday ...
      »boss74: I need to check back on this board more often. Keep me updated on ...
2 April 15, 2020 961

Sticky Bat Surface

» Wood_1966: Two questions: I know because I am a George Brett fan that pine tar ...
      »Wood_1966: Well, the second question I answered for myself! Applying any ...
      »DaveDowell: You're correct ... Looks like "Home Schooling" works for you!
      »Wood_1966: Dave I am a little slow on the uptake, but I eventually find my way ...
3 March 20, 2020 759

miken mag 7

» outfield13: Has anyone had the opportunity to swing the new mag 7 outside. We ...
      »Lefty: My friend bought the MAG7 and the Easton Triple R endload. I get to ...
      »Lefty: I put 33 bp swings with the Mag7 28oz. and Easton 28.5oz. They both ...
      »Tri18: Outfield, If you go on my you tube page I have a short video and ...
      »Casey#44: Just put about 20 swings on a brand new one. It was surprisingly hot ...
      »troung1: Dave V did a review yesterday on Youtube....not good.
5 March 5, 2020 1298

Bat experience?

» Sisavic: Anyone have experience with the Miken Ultra Fusion 14" Mike Dill ...
      »Tri18: Sisavic, You can go on my you tube page for a description and see ...
      »Sisavic: Thanks Alan, I bought the bat. Any hints about breaking it in?
2 March 1, 2020 593
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