Best batting tee for softball?

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  1. TK26

    TK26 Addicted to Softballfans

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    I'm in the market for a batting tee. Checking around I see that there a few ones on the market. I'm looking for opinions from you guys based off experiences you might have had.

    The Worth model apparently goes to 5' but doesn't look durable.

    The Tanner tee looks durable but only extends to 43".

    The G tee looks good and goes to 53" but its pricey.

    What are the best tees to hit softballs with considering durability, adjustability, and value?
     
  2. Joker

    Joker Well-Known Member

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    make one out of pvc
     
  3. dblemup

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    regular tee put on top of a bucket works for me
     
  4. oilslick58

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    Comeon now..Just make on out of PVC. Easy and cheap
     
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    What Joker said
     
  7. B-radical

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    You can make one easily, but I use a Scutt. No real reason, I didn't feel like messing around getting one built myself. I was there, it was there, so I bought it.

    I'm very happy with it!
     
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    Yeah, agreed there. I don't want to have to go to Home Depot/Lowe's, pick out a bunch of lumber or PVC and then assemble it. I just want the thing now.

    I did buy some Rawlings one with nubs to hold the ball...of course, they are all knocked off now. Didn't like that tee.
     
  9. chrometip78

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    One of the brand's folding tripod tee, a lot of them are the same tee branded under different names. Rawlings Quicktee Tripod Batting Tee is one of the brand names it's sold under. Get a piece of 3/4" CPVC to extend the height of the tee, it will fit right where the rubber ball holder usually goes, use a peice of foam insulation on top of it for a ball holder. You have a collapsible tee that's tall enough for softball work.

    I did wrap 1 layer of duct tape around the metal nub where the CPVC goes just to make it tight.
     
  10. Dogue

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    I did this because SA had one on closeout for cheap. May make my own one day but then again, probably not.
     
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    I agree with this
     
  13. chrometip78

    chrometip78 The Hungarian Barbarian

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    How much of a ***** is it to carry that thing around and store it?
     
  14. second2noone

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    making out of pvc works good and cheapest
     
  15. BOLTMAN21

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    Or is it worst than forking out $100 for it? ;)
     
  16. wdwlodge

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    This is pretty much the same thing I did.
     
  17. rlspls1974

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    go to champro sports
     
  18. Tomj2345

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    G TEE is awesome
     
  19. FattyMcBoomstix

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    I just use a $14 tee I got from ****s, no need for a bucket or any essmbling other then taking it out of the box. Works well for me
     
  20. saint

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    pfftt I'm not spending that much for a tee.
     
  21. bigdog9

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    We use the shutt or shunt tee ...around $30 ..its very adjustable and folds up great for travel. have taken it to the Huntsman in Utah a couple times...slides right in the side bat pocket on my bag.
     
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  22. obagain

    obagain Dr. bats are for wimps

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    I will build you one for $25 delivered.
     
  23. Ken07

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    awesome and fits into your bat bag easily..Gtee
     

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