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2018 1and 2 piece Hyper Z endload

» Lefty: Has anyone BP with the 2018 1 piece or 2 piece HYPER Z endload. I ...
      »Benji4: Lefty I have hit every Hyper Z ever made compliments of Ron ...
      »Lefty: Thanks Benji for the info.
      »Tremor: I had both bats. The one piece 27 was extremely end loaded. I like a ...
      »BruceinGa: Jeff Hall was at Softball Magazine's Senior Camp and he was testing ...
      »maskedman: Tremor is right. I have a red one piece 28oz The heaviest endload ive ...
5 Jan. 18, 2019 663

New Dudley

» J R: I spoke with Direct Sports.They say delivery has been pushed back to ...
      »Mikelmart: Hopefully they won't be delayed as long as last years Stote balls.
      »maskedman: I also pre ordered from Direct over a month ago. I was expecting it ...
2 Jan. 18, 2019 407

Is it too soon to compare the new Dudley Hot 14" vs the new Adidas Melee 2 - two ...

» Bomber23: Like to hear feedback on these two new bats
      »Tremor: As far as I know, the only Dudley HotW bats out there right now are ...
      »DocDuck: Dudley Hot W will out perform the Melee 2. It should have more ...
      »Mont25: DocDuck, how can you be so sure if there are only prototypes out at ...
      »Mont25: ...at the same time to be sure.
      »Omar Khayyam: Mont25, good question. It would seem that DocDuck is a very big fan ...
      »mnball: Iíve been able to hit both bats and for me personally - I had more ...
      »raiderman66: Mn you seem to know a good deal amount about the game so I will share ...
      »youngen: Are you referring to Miken Ultra 2 Black Balanced? About 3 yrs old. ...
      »mnball: raiderman66 - are you saying the new 2019 white 2 -piece Worth WKD - ...
      »raiderman66: Nothing personal against Alan since a few other bats he reps are good ...
      »Tremor: Exactly MN, all the top manufacturers have great bats. Miken, ...
      »mck71: raiderman, I am confused, you said "It reminds me of the balanced ...
      »raiderman66: mck71 the Miken Ultra 2 Black balanced came in two versions- the ...
      »Tri18: Hey Raider, Please send me your Wicked ďlogĒ so I can lab and field ...
      »raiderman66: Alan that's nice of you to do that however it wasn't my bat it was ...
      »RoyHobbs: I purchased a new 27 ounce Worth Wicked XL 2-piece softball bat from ...
      »GruntRVN: I bought the new Adidas 13" 2piece Balanced Bat. I hit 48 balls today ...
17 Jan. 12, 2019 2329

INDOOR BP AND NEW BAT BREAK-IN

» uh-oh kid: It's 30 degrees out and indoor BP season is upon us!! Any ...
0 Jan. 10, 2019 183

Approved??

» BruceinGa: Staff, is the Onyx senior bat approved for SSUSA play? I don't see ...
      »DaveDowell: Bruce ... The 2019 Onyx Blackout Imua SSUSA Bat (ONXBOI2P) is a ...
      »BruceinGa: Very helpful!! I hope you and Fran are doing well!
      »DaveDowell: All is great here, and hopefully the same for you and yours ... ...
      »West Coast Mayhem #00: Dave, It looks like there is some confusion. This is not a ...
      »West Coast Mayhem #00: Elite Sports: All Elite Sports slow-pitch bats stamped ...
      »DaveDowell: That's what I get for not checking with the "bat guy" in our office ...
      »BruceinGa: Well, that explains it. :)
7 Jan. 9, 2019 410

Miken Freak Pro Jason Kendrick 2pc compared to Worth Wicked XL 2pc

» cheezhed1: I am not a bat Guru but would like feed back on these bats. I ...
      »Tri18: Cheez, Great question but incorrect information that you received. I ...
      »Hail Ragna!: Tri18, I have been told that the bats are basically the same..1/2 ...
      »Dbax: I find it hard to believe the Worth is the top selling senior bat in ...
      »Perl: Tri18 Was curious about you stating the Wicked XL is the top ...
      »Tri18: The Worth Wicked Pro XL has been Miken and Worths top selling senior ...
      »Dirtball: Tri18 Is the 2019 Miken Johnny Bailey just a 12 inch version of your ...
      »Tri18: No sir, The new JB bat is a 12Ē barrel and it was brought up to the ...
      »DieselDan: If anyone knows of a bat video showing a lousy bat,please post it.
      »mck71: DD - I own a few "not so great" bats, I could make a video for you! ...
      »ju25: Dave at senior softball bat reviews has quite a few bats he didn't ...
      »RoyHobbs: I purchased a new 27 ounce Worth Wicked XL 2-piece softball bat from ...
11 Jan. 8, 2019 971

Dudley Bat problems

» rocky026: OK all your Dudley reps. What do we do with a bat that has all the ...
      »Benji4: Rocky It's quite simple. Buy an Easton............ Good luck.
      »k man: Rocky, I had a 2015 balanced Dudley that developed a rattle inside. ...
      »lb16: rocky026 - Not a rep just curious which dudley bat do you have? What ...
      »rocky026: I believe it is the 2016 model LLESP 28oz. Probably 1100 to 1200 ...
      »lb16: You probably won't get anywhere with Dudley on a soon to be 3 year ...
      »Benji4: lb16 The EASTON Empire and the Senior Helmer are as good or better ...
6 Jan. 4, 2019 1036

The 2019 senior bats

» Lefty: Bought the 2019 Adidas 2 piece and the 2019 Miken Johnny Bailey. Over ...
0 Dec. 31, 2018 403

1999-2000 Miken Ultra 2

» skip_6: Just bought a Ultra 2 at a garage sale. I took off the grip, the ...
      »SSUSA Staff: skip_6 ... Proceed with some degree of caution on this ... The Miken ...
      »lb16: skip 6 - I think you got some bad info. The original Gray Ultra ...
      »Eazy: They did make an Ultra and it is an ASA bat and it should have a ...
3 Dec. 10, 2018 1255

New Senior bat technology and performance insights

» Tri18: Hello Everyone, I am answering more and more questions on these ...
      »20boy1: This explains a lot. Some vender selling bats had a compression ...
      »lb16: Alan, problem is you're average player such as myself doesn't have a ...
      »crusher: Lb16 a good comment. This is a question l have. What is an average ...
      »Tri18: All you guys above make great comments especially as this is somewhat ...
      »marcster13: I agree regarding the barrels getting too soft. I don't have a ...
      »OZ40: " The trick is to build a bat that takes some break in time, gets to ...
      »Mont25: Interesting, I suspect your hitting approach has some baring as well. ...
7 Dec. 6, 2018 2008

New Worth Wicked Pro XL Signature Series

» Tri18: Hello Everyone, A couple updates on the Wicked Pro XL. There is some ...
      »Tri18: If you are out in Vegas now and want to demo one of the new Worth ...
      »Tri18: So several reports from the Wild , Wild West of Las ...
      »maskedman: What's the difference between your signature bat and the Jason ...
      »Tri18: Grab the new Wicked XL Pro It sold out at Vegas and across the ...
      »Tri18: So...the last shipment sold out too but....I got some more in today ...
      »Krest33: What kind of durability can we expect?
      »DieselDan: Alan covers "durability" in his first post above.
      »Tri18: Now that some more time has gone by and our durability tests have ...
      »bkb555: I have close to 400 swings on my Wicked 2 piece and it still looks ...
      »ranhum: Alan, also that ASA Worth EST is hot right out of the wrapper. I love ...
      »Gonedeep43: I have 4 one Piece Wicked's, great bat. I purchased the Two piece ...
      »mck71: Gonedeep - I am having that same issue, have about 250 swings on ...
      »Gonedeep43: mck71. Been at it with either BP or Tee time. Still sounds like a PVC ...
      »Tri18: Deep, Occasionally you will get a bat thatís a little stiffer than ...
      »garyheifner: Picked up the 2 piece in Vegas from Carlos. Used it out of the ...
      »crusher: Different bats with different batters and balls definitely breaks in ...
      »Tri18: Gary, Iím glad that you love the bat. I keep getting more and more ...
17 Nov. 23, 2018 2812

What constitutes an unsafe bat

» BillC48: I umpire in a community league. We recently had a healthy discussion ...
0 Nov. 9, 2018 240

The 2019 Miken Big Cat

» Lefty: My friend brought his 2019 28oz Big Cat. 57 degrees,11 mile and hour ...
      »Tri18: Miken and Worths senior bats are potent this year and provide ...
1 Nov. 9, 2018 649

ASA Bats Not Allowed in Vegas

» OmahaChuck: Last week, in the 60s division, I used my 2017 ASA Mike Freak ...
      »Bob21: Player from Oxnard was called out and ejected in our 55M game last ...
      »OmahaChuck: Bob21, thank you. Doesn't make sense to me though? If it has the ...
      »WCT BK: I can tell you that I was at the Manager's meeting last week, and ...
      »lowprofile: Thinking it's a monetary decision exclusively for SSUSA. just like ...
      »DaveDowell: Usually we chuckle at the silly "..it's all about the money.." ...
      »B.J.: I haven't umpired ASA in several years but I thought that there bat ...
      »lowprofile: B.J.I believe your correct with both ASA and USSSA BPF being at 1.20 ...
      »B.J.: Dave, if ASA has a lower certification of 1.20 and the bat is ...
      »titanhd: BJ the bat has to be STAMPED 1.21 or lower. However per D.Dowell ...
      »yerwombat: Is this "policy" association wide or tournament dependent also is a ...
      »Nancy Allen: yerwombat, if you go under Bat Policy above, it should answer your ...
      »SMOKE707: The newer ASA bats are made specifically for the lower cor/comp balls ...
      »Fred S: lowprofile: The reason I used an ASA bat when I was playing ...
      »lowprofile: Right on Fred S, yes I get it with people using other bats they are ...
      »BallPlayer35: Dave or Nancy, to be clear in simple words....Any ASA bat that has a ...
      »Nancy Allen: BallPlayer35, reading the approved list from the link above updated ...
      »Tommy00: The tests are different now than they used to be. The old tests ...
      »g joe: It's all about the sponsorship money and that would be ok, if the ...
18 Nov. 7, 2018 1796

2019 hyper z

» maskedman: Any louisville slugger reps out there? Ive been swinging the 2018 one ...
0 Oct. 19, 2018 283

miken dc 41 asa

» rtaven: Any opinions on best year for this bat? Thanks
      »Fred S: Just finished testing 2 27oz to see which I wanted to keep. Overall ...
1 Oct. 4, 2018 294

adidas melee

» big cat7: Are there any adidas reps out there that have any of the new 2019 ...
      »Steinbrenner: Hi Mike, There will be a bunch of reps in Vegas trying to ...
      »Steinbrenner: Yes, we should all have the new 2 piece Adidas Senior Bat available ...
      »mck71: Mark, he is asking do you have any NOW. big cat7: someone must, ...
      »Steinbrenner: mck71 & big cat7, Yes we have 2Piece Adidas Senior Bats NOW & ...
4 Sept. 18, 2018 620

Old official softball bats

» Oxnard: I have an old official softball bat. It was completely legal back in ...
      »Nancy Allen: Oxnard, you may want to look under Bat Policy above.
      »Fred S: Depends on your league rules Not legal in Assoc (ASA, Utrip etc) but ...
2 Sept. 15, 2018 437

New Miken and Worth Senior bats for 2019

» Tri18: Something to share near and dear to my heart....itís new bat time! We ...
      »OZ40: Alan, proportion and weighting wise which senior Miken model is ...
      »Tri18: The Big Cat from Miken is very similar to the DC41 since it employs ...
      »LouieHawgs: Alan: What is the 2019 version of the White Miken Freak Platinum PT ...
      »Tri18: Louie, The good news is that both Miken and Worth have what you need ...
      »BJ_retiredCG: Alan is point on with his UTrip DC-41 comparison to the Miken Big ...
      »garyheifner: Are U going to have the new bats in Dalton and or Vegas???
      »Tri18: Gary, Worth/Miken are building the bats now. The plan is to have ...
      »Tri18: Update from the field today....I received my own off the line ...
      »Papajoe56: Alan, will demo bats be available at Worlds?
      »Hail Ragna!: Alan, can you share with us how many prototypes they sent you to test ...
      »Tri18: Papa, The plan is to have the new Miken and Worth line at each ...
      »Big pond: Are the miken bats redesigned or just repainted more specifically the ...
      »Tri18: The Miken line is very subtly changed and the Patriot now known as ...
13 Sept. 14, 2018 2439

2018 Easton Helmer Hitman 44 Loaded

» Rock25: Just took my first swings today. 27.5 oz. Hit 4 buckets of balls off ...
      »Lefty: Thanks for the info.
      »Rock25: Up to about 235 swings. Bat is pretty stiff, not much flex. Doesn't ...
      »Rock25: Over 400 swings. Still really stiff. Not breaking in Will not be ...
3 Sept. 4, 2018 1023
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