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wig popper

» big cat7: With all the hype about the wig popper and senior softball bat ...
      »outtashape3: Just got mine delivered today. Going to be a while before I can try ...
      »JohnO28: Big Cat, In Dave's revies he made it clear that they some of the ...
      »Squidlius: I ordered mine. I hope it's as hot as the ones Dave has. I got a ...
      »bkb555: they are on the 4th or 5th batch now...I got one of the first batches ...
4 Jan. 22, 2023 831

What are Top 5 Senior Bats 2022 ?

» PLAYER99: What are the Top 5 Senior Bats for 2022 ? Includes Bats form 2021 ...
      »raiderman66: If you are playing against us then you want the Rebok Barrage or any ...
      »SALSAKID49: Suncoast Melee / Diamond 12"/13" OG ADIDAS Models 12"/13" Onyx ...
      »sobs3: The barrage actually hit bombs until the 2 I bought both cracked with ...
      »PLAYER99: I heard these 2 Senior Bats are Great Suncoast Adidas Melee 3 ...
      »msw4indy: I swing balanced bats. From what I have swung, I know Easton Sr bats ...
      »SALSAKID49: Easton Sr. bats are very good also.
      »mck71: I personally PREFER an EL (.5) but actually own a few balanced that I ...
      »Michael56: I got a Suncoast Melee three months ago, and I love it. Great owner, ...
      »Chad303: As a Suncoast player rep, I am partial to the Melee line. I swing the ...
      »Fabe: Always been an Easton guy… however my new gamer is a Suncoast Melee 3 ...
      »SS11: OG Dudley's obviously. But the Blue/Orange Melee Reloaded (Johnny ...
      »PLAYER99: Top 5 Senior Bats 1---OG Dudley 2---Suncoast Melee ...
      »Rob64: 1 Marucci CATX 2 Louisville Slugger Meta 3 Victus Vandal ...
      »Rob64: 1 Mike Dill Ultra Fusion 2 Mike Macenko Ultra Fusion 3 Easton ...
      »Reggie4's: Try anything from California bat co. or short porch baseball co. ...
      »Mikelmart: Axe Avenge Pro Started swinging my first one around May last year, ...
      »Rob64: Spending all that money on 2 Axe Avenge Pro, they must make a good ...
      »Mikelmart: Rob64 you don't rotate Axe bats. They are made to hit without ...
      »Rob64: Sarcasm is using remarks that clearly mean the opposite.
      »Mikelmart: Sorry Rob64 I didn't know you that well.
      »Lefty: 1.Wig Popper 2.2022 Big Cat 3.2022 AT18 Gamer 4.2022 Miken ...
21 Jan. 14, 2023 5075

69 yr. old , 130 lbs. increases Power & Consistency by driving hands and snapping in ...

» bogie: Great line drive exit speed from a small athlete with good ...
0 Dec. 11, 2022 465

preferred method to clean "tacky" bats

» Goater: I'm curious about the preferred methods to clean and maintain the ...
      »Chad303: As a Suncoast player rep, I use Clorox wipes to clean the Suncoast ...
      »Fabe: Mahalo for the update! Aloha, Fabe
      »NYTX: I can also vouch for the clorox (or similar alcohol) wipes - they did ...
      »bkb555: I use Dawn dishwashing soap and a scrubby pad...don't go crazy but ...
4 Dec. 5, 2022 1036

Worth Rep

» Orlando Lopez: ISO contact info for California Worth Rep Thank you
      »Rob64: Why just California?
      »Rob64: Mike Dill 302-465-4575 mdill@rawlings.com Easton Diamond ...
2 Nov. 28, 2022 241

2023 Miken Ultra Fusion 14" Mike Macenko Big Cat Senior Bat

» FTP: Just got my 2023 Miken Ultra Fusion 14" Mike Macenko Big Cat Senior ...
      »Soxbo: most likely some glue from the endcap came loose. If it is still in ...
1 Nov. 20, 2022 718

BATS

» garyheifner: Our lead off batter is a singles hitter. He bought a Dudley Doom end ...
      »B.K.: I bought a Dudley Doom earlier this year, 50ish swings later, I nice ...
      »AJC: Gary, i believe it was 2019 when Dudley came out with the Hot W. I ...
      »AJC: I should add, 1 of the guys is on our team. The good news is he got ...
      »Troy M: I had the same issue. Out of wrapper, 80 degrees and brand new stote ...
4 Nov. 3, 2022 1107

Miken

» kika: I have two red miken bats on one bat with the senior softball bat ...
      »DaveDowell: That's a testing standard (old technical spec) ... What it means, as ...
      »Webbie25: One of the best bats I ever had was a Miken Ultra 1.20 back in 2012 ...
2 Sept. 14, 2022 515

Bats Stamped "NTS Certified' or. "NTS Tested' with the SSUSA Logo are they approved.

» Jamie53: Been finding SSUSA bats with 'NTS Tested' with the SSUSA logo. Can ...
      »DaveDowell: YES ... That's the "new" compliance testing certification ... Those ...
1 Sept. 3, 2022 458

Bats

» garyheifner: Shaving a bat is illegal. What is the ruling on rolling a bat? Heard ...
      »Dbax: Seriously?
      »garyheifner: I am very serious. I watched Dave's (senior softball bat reviews) ...
      »DaveDowell: ROLLING A BAT IS ALTERNING A BAT ... PERIOD
      »garyheifner: Thanks Dave-I have heard so many different conversations/opinions on ...
      »DaveDowell: Hi Gary ... That's the easy statement of the rule prohibiting ...
      »jimperry19: Wait, what? Rolling a bat is now illegal? Can I use the ones I had ...
6 Aug. 29, 2022 1044

Hitting

» garyheifner: Been watching a bunch of bat reviews and instructional videos. I ...
      »MurrayW: Unless the ball is coming straight down (it would be illegally high) ...
      »Turning2: gary - if you change to a chest high and/or even shoulder high pitch ...
      »garyheifner: Thanks-what mostly prompted my question was watching Dave on senior ...
3 Aug. 23, 2022 683

MIKEN GAMER

» big cat7: Im thinking of getting one of the new ultra game ready bats has ...
      »Rob64: I was an Easton fan but AT18 , Mach1, Miken Ultra all good! I don't ...
      »Eurskine: Big Cat7 ... I have the 14" gamer (Miken)..and i Love it. When i ...
      »G MAN: I swing a lot of bats and as of today AT18 once broken in is off the ...
      »Eurskine: I agree with the statement G-Man...Miken and Worth has really stepped ...
      »cheezhed1: I'm an "Old Fart" senior softball player. I am a Miken/Worth believer ...
      »garyheifner: Bought one even though I usually swing balanced. Loved it. Ball ...
      »GMCinCOS: It is pretty new, has anyone swung the 2022 JOHNNY BAILEY ULTRA ...
7 Aug. 18, 2022 1997

new bats-23

» garyheifner: Talked with an individual who works with the bat companies. She said ...
      »garyheifner: OK, Let me be more specific. "Allen Tanner" what do U have coming ...
1 Aug. 11, 2022 895

Illegal tournament bat

» SoftballlRocko: Just finished a tournament in Hemet. Trying to get feedback on why a ...
      »DaveDowell: It's easier when you ask the question, then answer it for us ... Like ...
1 June 24, 2022 1223

Enough Said

» big cat7: Is the enough said as good as all the hype thats been put into it?I ...
      »Perl: I have one with around 75 swings on it. There is no webbing yet. ...
      »Lefty: What made me buy enough said break end time is 100 to 200 BP swings ...
      »NYGNYY: Just purchased their 854 one piece 24.5 oz. I still need to put ...
      »Montanapnc: Is there any difference in any broken in senior bat vs another? ...
      »bearman: Since the Florida HALF CENTRY IS NOW CHECKING BATS i would sugest you ...
      »Bruce M: I compared it swing for swing with the Suncoast Blue Knob (12 inch ...
      »big cat7: I agree it definately isnt a gamechanger and maybe i need more cuts ...
      »Mr Wolf: My three favorite bats, Adidas Melee 12” 25oz. EL, I use this only ...
      »lb16: Montanapnc - Since no else replied about rolling yes it is illegal. I ...
      »Mr Wolf: 1b16, When you alter a bat, as in shaving, that’s illegal. But ...
      »FOFO: My understanding is rolling IS illegal as when it is rolled t ...
      »AJC: Rolling a bat is 100% illegal
      »Bruce M: Section 3-4 (6) Penalty for using an altered bat – If a bat is ...
      »DaveDowell: Bruce M (and others): There is no "..could reasonably.." about it ... ...
      »Bruce M: Shazam! Bruce and Dave actually agree upon something. You see, my ...
      »DaveDowell: Bruce ... Don't tell anyone ... Both of our reputations could be at ...
      »FOFO: Thanks for your input Dave. That answers the question but doubt it ...
      »DaveDowell: Totally agreed, Bert ... I've been pasting that standard reply for ...
      »FOFO: Could not agree more Dave. Lifetime ban should be the standard for ...
      »mnball: Just adding my 2cents on the Enough said bats - my first time hitting ...
      »MurrayW: mnball, just curious. If you think the white one-piece bat was great, ...
      »mnball: MurrayW - The black 1 piece is supposed to be a different barrel and ...
      »Jeff50: I know a lot of people "altering" the bats by using harder balls ...
      »DaveDowell: Jeff50 ... In the order of your "opinions" ... • I know a lot of ...
      »Scott Harder: But seriously, if you are altering a senior bat you may need help. ...
      »Scott Harder: Before you alter a bat in any way (rolling, shaving, tennis balls, ...
      »DaveDowell: ▲ ▲ BEST post of this entire thread ▲ ▲
      »Dbax: Players that alter bats are to stupid to care about injuring someone.
      »Jeff50: Name one tourney my team could have entered that had a 203 to 243 ...
      »DaveDowell: • Be more specific ... We have FOUR tourneys with over 200+ teams, ...
30 May 19, 2022 3837

Cold weather

» dkrollw364: Any recommendations for senior bats in cold weather (mid 40's)???
      »Benji4: Buy a small propane heater and keep your bats next to the heater.
      »stick8: Use an ASA or USSSA bat if you have access
      »CaliBraves: Purchase a $30 Walmart bat and swing away. If you decide to use your ...
      »dkrollw364: Can I use my DeMaraini Flipper Aftermath (ASA) bat even though its ...
      »Minnesota_Pete: I have a Miken Johnny Bailey and a Dudley Bobby Nifong that both hold ...
      »Bruce M: My POV: Don't swing a senior bat in those temperatures. Instead, ...
      »Mr Wolf: What we use for our BP session in cold weather, 300 compression 52 ...
7 May 6, 2022 1173

LS TPS Bats

» Soytinly: I just returned to Softball after a 20 year absence. My last game was ...
      »Turning2: S - can't help with the older bats but if you still have them you ...
1 May 2, 2022 699

Miken Ultra Gamer Series 14" Maxload

» spider9188: Hey Cowboy19...its Oz..(Bob Darrah). I wanted to know if you have ...
0 Feb. 3, 2022 1033

New Miken and Worth GAMER SERIES BATS

» Tri18: Guys, It’s been awhile but we have been hard At work at Miken and ...
      »Tri18: Hello Everyone, While it’s still cold in most places and even here ...
1 Jan. 30, 2022 2071

Pure bats

» AC: Is the pure bat Meagan in SSUSA?
0 Jan. 4, 2022 546
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