El Diablo and the Demon

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  1. BOLTMAN21

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    It sounds like a shot gun going off on contact. Ball is exploding off it. I had a feeling I should have stopped BP'ing any hard stuff but it was too much fun. I also felt the urge to find out how long it would take for anything to happen. I have warranty and a few backups in the closet.
     
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  2. Bagz

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    I'd like to know what that demon tests at right now on a compression tester haha
     
  3. Normy

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    That's the glory of these bats with the 1050 compression cut off. Living in Michigan, many of our spring/fall games are quite chilly. I'm getting tired of "babying" bats. Hitting 52's in 40-50 degrees shouldn't be a problem for Anarchy. I'm just curious if the pre 16'-17' models are more durable than say the Demon. Haven't heard of many issues unless they've been hit often with the hard stuff.
     
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    We don't test anywhere around here. If you happen to have a tester handy I would not be opposed to sending it to ya to find out. We are in between seasons and off for 2 weeks.
     
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    This particular Demon has been hitting lots of hard stuff on 60 degree mornings and several people who have tried it hit the ball very hard. I would anticipate that it would/should have lasted much longer without any issues had I babied it some. I have been telling anyone and everyone to try it. Especially with hard stuff after they try it with 52's and love it. Probably why 9 people around me now have them in their bag.
     
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  6. Bagz

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    I dont think you would want to pay close to $40 in shipping fees to the midwest but i do have a guy local that owns a comp. tester I'll try to get my nitrous on it that has a seam started to see where its at this week possibly.
     
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    it's good thing our asa league only uses 52s. i probably have around 1k over the xxl. still passes testing. I use my xxl for both gaming and bp. :) same for dc41 around 600, still in good shape.
     
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  8. BOLTMAN21

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    Does that seam line affect performance in any way?
     
  9. Bagz

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    Not to my knowledge. It seems to be getting hotter imo. Below is some knowledge that was passed along to me.

    A seam won’t effect performance. It’s where the moulds join and sometimes a build up of resin forms in the vacuum process. It is sanded flat and then painted. When a seam appears it is only that resin build up breaking
     
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  10. BOLTMAN21

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    Thanks bud. Hoping the zipper doesn't affect. I'll report back after my game Friday.

    Haven't pulled it out my bag since. Stings a little more thinking of looking at it now then it did at the time. haha
     
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    I have no opinion or interest whatsoever in this brand, but I can send my affirmation regarding that zipper; it’s definitely hotter with the zipper.

    In fact, if the zipper occurs, you’re looking at a bat hugely below a passing compression threshold. It’s super hot.

    And as long as nothing is moving inside the bat, the composite barrel should still be intact and strong enough to keep hitting.

    You can surely get 500 or more powerful swings. Home run derby bat perhaps?

    However. If an umpire sees it, they’ll throw it out.
     
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