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Products and vendors

» HAT MAN: I didn't see a polling option but lets try anyway. Admin please ...
      »papa t: I would like to see it. I will usually buy an item or two at the big ...
      »AZBandit7: I would like to see it.
      »HAT MAN: I guess more people want to bash ssusa for bracket updates then ...
      »grayhitter59: Hat Man I am sure it's important to you about buying things in Vegas, ...
      »marcster13: Yes. The more vendors the better!
      »mustang: I also would like to see more vendors.
      »AZBillyD: More vendors would be great...and more cowbell!
7 Sept. 26, 2018 377

New Anniversary Freak

» maskedman: I hit with my new Jason Kendrick Freak for the first time ...
      »Tri18: Masked man, All of the first series of balls that you mentioned are ...
      »crusher: Our 65+ day team got a Big Cat 28 oz for a team bat. (2018 model) We ...
2 June 26, 2018 594

2018 Easton Empire Endload 1 Piece (blue)

» gonz: Hi Gang, I just wanted to know if anyone has tried the new bat ...
      »r4pitch: We had the green balanced this weekend at the smokey...Was liked ...
      »gonz: nobody else tried the bats yet. Did they just start to come ...
      »Mont25: Hi Sherwin, Check out this link to Senior Softball Bat Reviews. ...
      »Phoenix26: Sherwin, I have a video up on softball fans in the senior ...
      »lb16: Anyone have any updates on durability on these? I was able to swing ...
      »gonz: finally got to hit this weekend. This bat felt good. Ball came off ...
6 June 18, 2018 700

bat bags

» justplay: Who makes the best bat bag with wheels?Looking to buy a new bag with ...
      »Jon44: Demarini seems to make the best rolling bag out there, but it's not ...
      »Whitey58: I recently bought the new Miken Pro Rolling Bag Wider wheels than a ...
      »Nancy Allen: Some of the players here have SIS (Smash It Sports) rolling bags, and ...
      »Bruster55: I like the No Errors bag.It has the fatboy wheels and tons of room.
4 June 13, 2018 613

Anyone ever hit the Decker Shark 44 375 softball?

» KC Jim: How do they comparevto the Trump Evil?
      »maskedman: i have two older sharks in my bp balls.i cant speak for a new shark ...
1 March 9, 2018 567

Shin guards

» AncientOne: I have seen several discussions regarding shin guards for infielders. ...
      »BruceinGa: Playing first base I have taken shots of my right shin four times. I ...
      »rlspls1974: I've been using Diamond Umpire shin guards for a couple of years ...
      »sbswat24: I use motorcross shin guards they are pretty decent, also I know a ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I have been using martial arts shinguards, they are lightweight and ...
      »Q19: Have you guys ever heard about EVOSHIELD? Lightweight protective ...
      »Turbobob: AncientOne, I went to the site today on Amazon and the price is now ...
      »Wayne 37: As a regard to MRSA or staph infection, clean the spot with alcohol ...
      »Mannjo: Guys,check out epic sports. Brought a pair of soccer shin guards for ...
8 Jan. 25, 2018 1269

Bat Shelf-- Who Has One?

» Jon44: I am considering pulling the trigger on a bat shelf mod that will ...
      »coop3636: I have one in my demarini bag. I love it It does make the bag a ...
      »biggflyy1953: Try grit/ball tower. Bag stands up and does not sag, due to poles ...
      »gott2play: Because my bag sags a bit, I just ordered one for my DeMarini Special ...
      »DieselDan: Back in March 14, I bought this bag since it fits on my Gold Wing ...
      »titanhd: gott2play.This is not noted nor advertised but, what you will receive ...
      »HAT MAN: there are a few out there but I recommend going to batshelf.com. you ...
      »Trooper310: I have a bat shelf for my Demarini Special Ops bag and I love it. ...
      »gott2play: titanhd, Received my batshelf the other day for my Demarini ...
      »titanhd: gott2play-Thanks for the info.I did speak to them when I received ...
      »RJB: Have a friend from Arkansas makes them for all locker bags
      »marcster13: Here are the materials and sizes provided on a different site. I have ...
      »marcster13: I left out the part that this is for the Black Ops bag. For the ...
12 Dec. 29, 2017 1946

Batting Practice Balls-- Evil BP balls (orange/white) vs Tattoo NX3 Balls ...

» Jon44: I am posting this to possibly help someone that was in my position ...
      »softball4b: I experience with Evil BP is outstanding, never hit the other. No ...
      »softball4b: SSUSA can we add grammar check to this board. I am starting to write ...
      »DaveDowell: Come on, Mike ... No spelling/grammar check is likely ... Jon44 ...
      »tattooball: Nice review, the NX3 balls never absorb moisture so you don't have to ...
      »DOERBAUM: I HAVE A BUNCH OF NX3 BALLS, BOTH 44-375 AND THE B.P. MULTI COLOR ...
      »Bobby Buggs: Hummm lets see, Your bat broke and almost 10 years of user experience ...
      »Perl: Both balls are great. My preference is the NX3 simply because of its ...
      »mad dog: we use the NX3 now for our asa mens league and senior league ...
      »Marv19: Mad Dog: Is that intergate as opposed to outergate :O)
      »mad dog: marv please reread.....inter-grate....not gate.....also it is what ...
      »Marv19: Probably looking for "integrate": combine (one thing) with another so ...
      »mad dog: yeah most likely....but they didn't give that option for some ...
12 Dec. 17, 2017 1275

Evil B.P. 52+ Softballs

» Kev: I am looking for 24 - 36 good practice balls. Our recreational league ...
      »mad dog: get a hold of addias and ask for the NXS( all weather cover) ...
      »tattooball: Bob are you drunk? Are you referring to the NX3. You can call 845 532 ...
      »jc11: 44 cor balls are not safer on Senior bats, they are very good at ...
      »tattooball: Jc there are many options for bp balls, the cor and compression can ...
      »Bobby Buggs: Kev, Im the inventor of the Evil BP ball and if your interested in ...
      »tattooball: Exactly what did you invent? A poly core? Or a 2 color ball? Because ...
      »Bobby Buggs: I believe you have been told Many times by your employer and perhaps ...
      »Hail Ragna!: I had heard that the Evil BP ball was developed to help break in ...
      »mad dog: hail/kirk......the ball was invented by kevin.......buggs had nothing ...
      »mad dog: oops forgot to say sorry to kevin.....knew it was something like ...
      »Bobby Buggs: John Furlong from Yearflo sports developed the 52-300 polyurethane ...
      »SilverGhost: Hey Buggs your boring..you INVENTED NOTHING.
      »Jon44: I have recently purchased both the Evil BP ball and the Tattoo NX3 BP ...
      »bkb555: wow...I searched this ball issue and it goes back to 2003 and ...
      »DaveDowell: bkb555 ... And the amazing thing over those 14 years is that the ball ...
      »tattooball: Dave you really need to brush up on your senior softball awareness. ...
      »DOERBAUM: TO KEVIN AND JON, I HAVE HIT BOTH AND FOR MY MONEY THE NX3 IS THE ...
      »Jon44: Doerbaum-- appreciate the feedback. Is it also your experience ...
      »Jon44: Sorry--- a little more on this--- I accept the fact that bats will ...
      »Bobby Buggs: Woodlawn has been using those Evil BP balls for Years without damage ...
      »BruceinGa: I don't hit many Evil ball except in tournaments. For the past year ...
      »BruceinGa: I've had time to think about my last statement. Let me make a ...
22 Nov. 6, 2017 2788

Solomons

» Emmitt: What pair of Solomon's are the best to purchase? What is the price ...
      »NFL4life1: Depends on you, I have had good success with the Speedcross. ...
      »DieselDan: Salomon Men's Speedcross 3 Trail Running Shoe. About $105 at the ...
      »DieselDan: Oh yeah, some don't like the laces set up. Just pull up the laces, ...
      »Emmitt: Thank you
      »k man: Just finished my 1st season using the Adidas turf hog football cleat. ...
      »Emmitt: Let me ask this what is a good comfortable shoe for the infield?
      »DieselDan: Salomon's, for me, are great for any position.
7 Oct. 22, 2017 1059

New Speed Hitter MAX Softball

» Team Texas (SA): Has anyone tried using this and if so did it help your hitting. ...
      »hurricane62: I've used one, liked it a lot. Helps you to snap the ball at the ...
      »BruceinGa: I have one with a slide instead of a ball on it. It does teach ...
2 Aug. 14, 2017 1127

Shorts for Bp, games, the beach....!

» Tri18: Hello Guys, My latest project has been a little time consuming but ...
      »Scooter25: Alan are the shorts available for purchase? If so, where? Thanks
      »Tri18: Scooter, Give me a call at 561-718-7504 AT18 Team 1 Sports
2 July 12, 2017 1360

14 inch softball pitching machine

» melkapule: Our 60+ and older softball team is looking to purchase a pitching ...
0 July 11, 2017 806

Trump Stote Balls

» local: Having played on teams over the years that hit a lot of home runs I ...
      »AJC: Local, it is not the balls. We played recently in Reno with temps in ...
1 June 19, 2017 1297

Cleats

» Homer Simpson: What are some of the better softball cleats out there now? I've been ...
      »yellowjacket95: My last 3 pairs have been Boombah turf shoes. I stay away from ...
      »Dbax: When I'm allowed to play I wear Mizuno 9 spike Blast turf shoes. ...
      »RIK56: Nike trail running shoes works the best for me.
      »#19: I have had 3 pairs of Boombah over the past few years ... All 3 pairs ...
      »yellowjacket95: Agreed #19. There won't be a next pair! Like I said above, I picked ...
      »Trotter25: Well weve been working closely with Adidas and have come out with ...
      »Homer Simpson: Thanks, everyone. I need molded spikes since the turfs are slippery ...
      »Trotter25: We'll have all of our different styles that have been player tested ...
      »lb16: Turf shoes work better in wet grass than you may think. Almost ...
      »Omar Khayyam: lb16, I had a similar experience to yours recently. I was playing at ...
      »lb16: Omar,From my experience yes! But like I try to tell anyone that will ...
      »Wayne 37: Homer Simpson, Get on the adidas website. You can design your own ...
      »tscs000: If you want the best turfs money can buy, look into getting Salomon ...
      »southerinman: I am looking for a set of Turfs in high top if possible or mids at ...
      »stick8: Not sure if it's still true but last year I saw Adidas turf shoes at ...
      »Wayne 37: southerninman, I have a pair of Nike molded cleats that are high ...
      »southerinman: Wayne I appreciate the offer but due to some feet problems I have to ...
      »Tri18: I have had very good luck in the pat year with Mizuno new Erupt ...
      »k man: Homer, just finished 1st use of a shoe you might like. I played ...
      »Tri18: Hi Guys, Due to a lot of response and questions especially about ...
      »DieselDan: https://seniorsoftball.com/?messageboard&viewby_thread=138932&me ...
      »Wayne 37: As far as the New Balance turf cleats go, they work good, but insoles ...
      »Bigcat55: I have to second the Solomon's. After a teammate recommended them to ...
23 May 30, 2017 5263

BackSpin Batting Tee

» SOFTBALLNUTZ: Does anybody have any info on the BackSpin Batting Tee? I a ...
0 May 27, 2017 909

Best lower back support for slowpitch softball

» Kev: Has anyone used a lower back support playing softball? Seen the ...
      »DieselDan: Spend some time searching on line, check out your local sports store, ...
      »Jethro: Davey Reed wears a support and kills the ball. Check which one he ...
      »Bruster55: I use the Pro orthopedic back brace & it works great. ...
      »Fred S: Having had back problem for years and have used many different braces ...
      »DOERBAUM: I HAVE PLAYED WITH A BAD BACK SINCE MY LATE 20'S. TWO BACK SURGERIES ...
5 May 8, 2017 1440

bat break in

» tc4whlr: has anybody tried the new process of bat break in offered by Kelly's ...
      »marcster13: Not sure what that heat process is but i remember before rollers came ...
      »Fred S: It is illegal but who is going to know. Any alteration to a bat not ...
      »yellowjacket95: Fred... agreed. Hit the bat to break it in... rolling it in your ...
      »fennellwg: Based on the few times that SSUSA staff has been willing to comment ...
      »fennellwg: Im sure their "proprietary" heat process is an important part of the ...
      »PoollShark: On their site it reads: "Unlike the rolling of a baseball bat ...
      »fennellwg: https://www.clubrollers.com/services/heated-bat-rolling-services-with- ...
      »DieselDan: A smooth barked tree works well.
      »PoollShark: SSUSA...........comment please
      »SSUSA Staff: We do not have an opinion on what process(es) may be used by ...
      »dug8: Pretty clear already, but to be clearer(IMO)....unless it comes ...
      »SSUSA Staff: At the risk of needlessly "picking at nits", an illegal and an ...
      »yellowjacket95: You aren't picking SSUSA Staff! A lot of guys are playing with ...
      »stphillips: If you need to alter a senior bat to hit farther, it's probably not ...
      »BruceinGa: or tweaking mechanics.
      »DOERBAUM: .... OR NOT BE A PUSSY!! TRIED A BAT THAT WAS SHAVED AT B.P. LAST ...
      »Doug60: My $.02: The best way to break in a bat is by hitting it. Using an ...
17 April 23, 2017 4243

Pitchers Chest Protection

» Chief144: I have seen many pitchers using a form of chest protection. Any ...
      »DieselDan: Try on some of the youth/HS age catcher chest protectors. You don't ...
      »titanhd: I don't pitch but, played with a guy that uses Paintball chest ...
      »marcster13: There are some nice sternum protector shirts around. Do a Google ...
      »Downs: CHIEF 144. I shopped for quite a while to find what I felt was ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Downs, what a wonderful, informative post! One of the best in the ...
      »sbswat24: When i was pitching I would wear an EVO SHIELD chest protector, its ...
      »Chief144: Thanks for all of the info! I will look at a couple of different ...
      »Chief144: Jim, are you the Jim Downs from Fresno? If you are I play with ...
      »Downs: CHIEF 144: Boy a guy sure has to be careful. Yes, the same Ji ...
      »Chief144: Jim, I found the same protector on Amazon for the same price. It will ...
      »Downs: CHIEF 144: Glad I could help and hope it works out as well for you ...
      »Jethro: all well and good....but what is it like to hit in??
      »Chief144: Jethro, I'll let you know after Vegas next week. Chief
      »Downs: JETHRO & CHIEF 144: I am very pleased to see the latest response ...
      »Chief144: DOWNS & JETHRO...Received it today & have tried it on & have been ...
      »Chief144: I just finished my league game wearing the chest protector. It ...
      »Downs: Now that really deflates my pride. I'm on my way to packaging up th ...
17 April 12, 2017 2006

Trump Rock

» Capt Kirk: Is the Rock softball, 44/375, to expensive to be the standard bearer ...
      »J R: Tournament directors have to buy the balls Regular Trump 39.00 and ...
      »B94: If they are going to continue to use the Trump Stote they need to up ...
      »Dbax: We already swing hot bats. Now you want the hottest ball too? I say ...
      »curveball: Rock has been in play at the SW Worlds played in Las Vegas also.
      »B94: I agree the Rock is too hot however a ball that plays in the middle ...
      »Fred S: The price for the MCT at $60.00 is retail. In quantity they would be ...
      »Capt Kirk: This may explain why LP hit one out in the Rocking Reno several years ...
      »J R: Fred how many dozen.We buy 100 dozen @ a time paying 30.00 for the ...
      »Tri18: JR, If in fact you are buying 100 dozen balls at one time and are ...
      »Bobby Buggs: JR, Next to the standard Trump balls no one buys more Trump products ...
      »JamesLG: I don't know what the best ball would be but the Trump Stote we us ...
      »Capt Kirk: PH.D's breaking the down the science: "Softball" - A Contradiction ...
      »fennellwg: Thanks capt Kirk. That a pretty good read. I believe their point is ...
      »CaliBraves: I rarely respond to any discussions on here, but this time wanted to ...
      »B94: The 52/300 ball is relatively consistent in all weather. It would be ...
      »Matt43: I remember hitting the double wall bats in the 1990's and just as ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I am not a fan of the Trump Stote since we only hit it in SSUSA ...
      »mad dog: omar...you are exactly right..about the MCT BALL.....yes the MCT ball ...
      »Gorilla Boy: I have to say that I would always use a 44/375 ball no matter what ...
      »Omar Khayyam: mad dog, I am coming around to your opinion about using the 52/300 ...
      »mad dog: and omar..kevin (tattooball)has made the ball better.....its an all ...
      »SS11: I get that SSUSA provides teams with a set number of balls per ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SS11 ... That works fine for us so long as every team and every ...
      »SS11: Original question I asked- "Why not allow a few different balls to be ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SS11 The principal reason we do it our way is to maintain ...
25 Jan. 4, 2017 4232
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