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» softball4b: Local league requires NSA bats. Any suggestions?
      »Dbax: https://www.playnsa.com/uploads/2021%20Approved%20Bat%20Company%20List ...
      »softball4b: I know what is approved I want to know the double secret list of NSA ...
      »Dbax: According to the site, pretty much all Senior bats are ok.
3 July 13, 2021 131

2021 DUDLEY DOOM DAN SMITH MAX POWER LOAD SSUSA SENIOR SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL BAT: DSSR2M

» Packy: as anyone swung these bats yet ? I love an endload , I guess i will ...
      »Packy: Well just got the bat , very good looking bat , weight is as follows ...
      »marcster13: Wow! Look at that endload! Haven't seen something like that in a ...
      »Packy: ok, so i took the tape off added a bat knob reweighed the bat , same ...
      »Bigboza: Junk! Bought 2 26ís 8 swings in the so called end load broke into ...
      »Turning2: Packy - not sure how you may be weighing your bat to check the end ...
      »raiderman66: It is a total shame what Dudley has become. They switched factories ...
      »shortstopchic10: Dudley hesnt been the same since the original 1 pc models Black ...
      »Minnesota_Pete: I have a 26.5 Dudley Nifong with more than 1500 swings. Very durable ...
      »shortstop62423: Agreed. The original Dudley Lightening with the RED know is one of ...
      »raiderman66: The story as I understand is the engineer who designed the original ...
10 July 12, 2021 1477

Are open Ended Meat Head bats legal?

» WhatsupRodMikeMitch: I found 3 older Softball bats in an Estate Sale. One is a heavy Meat ...
      »grayhitter59: Bat speed, bat speed and more bat speed. whatever best creates bat ...
      »WhatsupRodMikeMitch: Ok so bat speed = more power. Ok I will test out which of my 4 bats ...
2 July 2, 2021 254

Bat vendor in Nashville

» Reggie44: Does anybody know if there will be vendors at the Southern ...
0 June 30, 2021 41

Carrying bat

» J R: Where can I find the rule covering carrying bat to 1st base
      »DaveDowell: J R ... Best places to search would be the Rule Books of other ...
      »J R: Thanks Dave .I will print this and show hard headed umpire.Was in our ...
      »marcster13: In my opinion anyone who carries the bat to first base or any other ...
      »B.J.: I think it's a non issue I haven't seen it happen in years and then ...
      »r4pitch: I agree with marcster13 If you carry a bat to 1st base you should be ...
      »DaveDowell: Agreed, B.J. ... About the only other rare circumstance I've seen in ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I agree with Dave. I have also seen a guy trot down to first on an ...
      »r4pitch: That is not what was asked... Hemust have reached 1st base safely ...
      »DaveDowell: And it seemed like such a simple question! ... "Where can I find the ...
      »Duke: Dave, I can think of one more situation regarding carrying your bat. ...
      »Chief144: While playing in St George a couple of years ago one of our players ...
      »r4pitch: j.r. asked ? then got the answer..jr then came back with i will show ...
      »2bornot2b: Strange but true. A slow-running singles-only batter hit a ground ...
      »Rumplestilskin: LOOK, SSUSA AND the major leagues, etc, etc, have NO rule mandating ...
      »DaveDowell: Isn't this a bit of a harsh reaction to a post from almost four years ...
15 June 9, 2021 2827

new bat

» Pinto: does anyone have or know anything about the juno bats
      »Wood_1966: Hot as hell, but not sure on the durability yet.
      »bandylegs17: Wood_1966, Do you have one? How is it holding up?
      »Wood_1966: It is hot, but took about 150 swings to really open up, so not bad. ...
3 June 8, 2021 429

oes anyone use the Easton Rival or Demarini Uprising aluminum alloy bats?

» Turbobob: My league only uses non-composite bats and am looking for anyone with ...
      »Turning2: i have an Easton Rival 26oz with knob kuff, i have used it possibly ...
      »raiderman66: First suggestion is to join another league unless you're a fan of ...
2 May 21, 2021 218

Prodigy/Proton

» outfield13: Has anyone had the opportunity to swing any of these bats yet?
      »TSchultz: I got mine on order. It was delayed due to the name change. I am ...
      »Reggie4's: Waiting on mine too....Is the company name prodigy or series ...
      »rmp0012002: Like the previous posts I am waiting on an order of one. Proton is ...
      »SMOKE707: those bats are not legal according to SSUSA's bat policy, just saying
      »Dbax: Why are they illegal? Their website said they are approved for play ...
      »SMOKE707: because they are not on the approved SSUSA list
      »Wood_1966: That may be true, but it also is not not the "disapproved bats" list. ...
      »Wood_1966: Looked at Proton's website and despite it not being listed as ...
      »SMOKE707: Wonder why SSUSA havenít updated the approved list. If I was playing ...
      »UMBACH: The bat has the Susa stamp on it
      »UMBACH: Susa
      »SMOKE707: I have a Ultra ll with a ASA stamp, that doesnít make it legal in ASA ...
      »Reggie4's: I talked to Dave @ Proton. Seems Worth had the Name Prodigy already ...
      »yerwombat: SSUSA charges manufacturers a licensing fee to be on their list
      »Casey#44: Has anybody hear anything on them. They are no longer responding ...
      »rmp0012002: Pre-order shipping date has come and gone but their Major team ...
      »Casey#44: Thank you. I've been patient. Not a complainer. It's just not cool ...
      »rightrj1: Just received this notice...I know that youíve been waiting for a ...
      »Wood_1966: Make them in the good ole USA then customs would no be an issue!
      »Corn: This should be an easy one except for me. Do all bats with an ASA ...
      »Wood_1966: Well, suprise suprise, Proton came out with another excuse that of ...
      »Dbax: Do we really need a new bat? Arenít they all hot? Plenty to choose ...
      »UMBACH: It is on the approved list
23 May 18, 2021 2047

2021 Durability Suncoast Endload

» Lefty: Durability on the Endload Suncoast Diamond and Reload I have ...
      »Mr Wolf: Durability? Why ask if you are hitting the snot out of the ball and ...
1 May 16, 2021 815

UTRIP -senior ?

» irishmike: Need help Guys, was looking to buy a Worth Kreacher when someone told ...
      »titanhd: The new Worth Mach1 is a senior bat and I would highly recommend ...
      »STL0: Irishmike. If you're just getting back into things and don't want to ...
      »Tri18: Mike, Feel free to call me for up to date real information on any ...
      »Wood_1966: I have the Mach1 26oz and I love it, but it swings heavy. So, point ...
      »17Black: I am "pretty sure" like the TV commercial.... you can use USSSA or ...
      »17Black: That being said you CANNOT likely use a senior 1.21 bat in a ...
      »Turning2: irishmike - all info you have received in posts above are good and ...
      »ju25: In tournament ball the bat must have a bpf of 1.21 or lower(unless on ...
8 May 15, 2021 743

are there significant difference in 1.20 bats

» skymutt: One of the leagues in my community has a rule that the teams must use ...
      »nike33kjk: The 1.20 bat is a number they can't exceed so yes there could be ...
      »17Black: I know the "neighborhood league" in the Villages FL provides a 1.20 ...
      »Turning2: skymutt - below is the definition for BPF BPF stands for Bat ...
3 May 15, 2021 446

What does it mean?

» SOFTBALLNUTZ: I have heard several different explanations with no clea ...
      »Turning2: simply the wording of their marketing of a "different" end load. ...
      »bkb555: endload is usually 1/2 ounce reloaded is 3/4 ounce at least that is ...
      »Turning2: bkb555 and i are in agreement, adidas and suncoast have used the term ...
3 April 19, 2021 692

Help with Suncoast customer service

» Unitedsoftball3: I am hoping someone can help me. I purchased a Suncoast 12" Max bat ...
      »sbsoftball30: Try calling John at Suncoast Bats in Kentucky. 270-991-3999.
      »Lefty: My buddy said after 240 bp swings it did't sound good. I looked an ...
      »Danaj18: I broke mine first BP session sent it back. I had no communication ...
      »rmp0012002: Some reps on Facebook stopped dealing with Suncoast so there must be ...
      »DRB22: The new Diamonds are holding up well.
      »eights88: Bought the suncoast melee 12" endload 12-28-2020,recieved it ...
6 March 28, 2021 1290

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 wasnít hot out of ...
      »TOMMYHAWK77: My experience so far with this bat is that it is holding up but ...
      »stayfit2016: Mine cracked after 125 swings, but before it cracked, it was awesome!
      »BK28: Junk and I mean JUNK! I broke the first one I purchased last year ...
      »marcster13: I picked up a Demarini Denny Crine last week and it came with a 1 ...
      »phils57: I am 72 and broke this years model in 170 swings. I emailed demarini ...
9 March 24, 2021 2060

BP swings

» TimMcElroy: Some questions crossed my mind after listening to chatter at the ...
      »birdie: Must have been a slow weekend with that much time to think about ...
      »Goater: When I get a new bat, I take it to the field with a bucket of balls ...
      »yellowjacket95: I am sure people are going to think I am nuts but here goes... I ...
      »Bucs-Chico: I think the bigger question is ... if you don't take a full swing, ...
      »Dbax: Actually, you can take an infinite amount of swings and your bat will ...
      »softball4b: Dbax, now thats funny.
6 March 24, 2021 922

Addias 2020 VS 2021 Suncoast Bats.

» BronxNewYorker: Can anyone provide an honest opinion on the Suncoast Balanced bat ...
      »yellowjacket95: Bronx, Hereís a couple videos that might help answer your ...
      »bkb555: i think the blue ones start out hotter and are more durable...just my ...
      »DRB22: I am swinging the '21 Balanced model now as well as the '19 balanced. ...
      »Wood_1966: I have both, and I am now selling all my 2020 Melees. The 2021 just ...
      »Casey#44: I don't have the balanced but I do have both in the end load version. ...
      »franjan: Ihave the 2020 white balanced 26oz. I am 80 years old and weigh in at ...
6 March 20, 2021 1709

Suncoast Rep in Vegas

» NYGNYY: Hi Just checking to see if there will be Suncoast rep's in Vegas, ...
      »DRobb: Yes there will be someone from Suncoast at Arroyo Grande. If thereís ...
1 March 4, 2021 361

softballs

» big cat7: Our senior league is going from the rock softball to the worth and ...
0 March 3, 2021 469

Is It Altered?

» SOFTBALLNUTZ: I hear so many things about "Altered Bats". Is removing th ...
      »DaveDowell: Altered equipment is discussed in Rulebook ß3.4(4) ... ...
      »SOFTBALLNUTZ: Sorry! Just asking for a friend...lol :) So multiple Knob Cuff ...
2 Feb. 25, 2021 816

Bat sales for Phoenix Spring Training 2021

» FTP: Will there be bat sales reps. at Spring Training tournament 2021?
      »DaveDowell: That event is run by an independent T.D. and not by the SSUSA Home ...
1 Feb. 15, 2021 288
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