my 18 BB Legit experience...

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  1. chile

    chile all 3 forms of retardation

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    put 150 off the tee and I can say this with 100% scientific accuracy, only 22 hits were off bp rockets...the other 128 were a mix of bp 52+, Dudley 52/300s and SXSPINR52s on it this morning...

    1st few rounds were "meh, it's the same same..." last couple, were "okay, this is more like it."

    to me, the barrel feels very "tight" at first...I don't feel like it loosened up so much as I just adjusted to the feel (versus hitting the nitrous). idk (and not that it matters) but worth/miken and easton inner barrel bats feel/sound much different than demarini, monsta, anarchy to me...the 18 worths sound "tinny" to me...and when I hit the harder stuff with the worths, I always feel like something broke versus the nice crack I get with the nitrous...hitting the 52s just feel better when it comes to the 18 line for me...hitting the harder stuff (44/375s), while the performance is still really good, just feels off for me...and to me, it seemed the 52s were getting better distance than the rockets...and here is where the "non-sciency, fuzzy math" comes into play...I was simply hitting to pull the ball down the line where there's a light tower at about 265 with a tree roughly 20ft past it...just about every (not like it was 118 out of 128 but it was noticeable) 52 went past the tree...i'll have to re-visit that "theory" later, I guess.

    anyhoo, I think I prefer the 17 BB but have zero problems with the 18...crisp barrel with excellent performance. idk what the durability will be like since it will probably only get one more round of bp with 52s when I get a chance and that'll probably top the bp hits out at 200ish...after that, game only with 44/375s (so maybe 10-15 hits a week?) and here's where the worth beats the anarchy for me, the handle thickness with the grip is more what i'm used to...and yeah, you can say "just use a thicker grip, dumbass" but anything thicker than 1.1mm starts to feel very mushy to me...the 1.8s feel like someone taped a pillow to the handle IMO...neither here nor there, I guess but that's my $0.02 on that.

    take this with a grain of salt and don't think I believe you'll feel the same about it...again, paying less than $230 for a returnable bat versus one that costs more and is not returnable is a no brainer...
     
  2. Normy

    Normy Well-Known Member

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    Nice unbiased review as usual Chile. I've got about the same amount of hits on my 17 BB. About to toss it in the bag for us beer league heroes.
     
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  3. chile

    chile all 3 forms of retardation

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    I should probably add that I like hitting the bb much more than the balanced EST...guess I do have an EL preference after all :/...the balanced EST is not bad by any stretch...just not my cup o' tea versus the XL/XXL ESTs/BB
     
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    Oh, and just use some thicker tape dumbass :D
     
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  5. chile

    chile all 3 forms of retardation

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    :oops:o_O
     
    #5 chile, Aug 12, 2018 at 6:53 PM
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    Normy Well-Known Member

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    Just messin' with ya man. Joker's been AWOL lately...
     
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  7. BOLTMAN21

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    Performance wise with 52's, which would you say is better for you between the Nitrous and 18 B.B. at the same amount of hits? Distance, exit speed.
     
  8. chile

    chile all 3 forms of retardation

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    At this point, from how the nitrous was at 150ish, I'd say it's even...I could game either and be happy...I prefer the 17 BB over the 18, tho...
     
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    chile all 3 forms of retardation

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    Idk how the bb will progress but I can say for certain that my 27oz nitrous with 500ish hits on it does outperform the bb, at this point, with the 52s...
     
  10. 96packers

    96packers OG Titletown

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    so is it


    PST like?
     
  11. chile

    chile all 3 forms of retardation

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    One word. No.
     
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    Is it better than the Carbon Omega 2?
     
  13. BOLTMAN21

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    I'm waiting on the rumored Anarchy LC bat to be released so I can get one. All leagues around here are LC balls. Only hard balls are at tournaments.
     
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  14. chile

    chile all 3 forms of retardation

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    I wish our league switched to LC...got the email for my bb fallout today :/... Was hoping it was for my adversities :/
     
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    chile all 3 forms of retardation

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    Out of the wrapper, I'd say yes... But I did really like the carbon.. Much more than the Vizion
     
  16. 96packers

    96packers OG Titletown

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    Nothing is... ;)
     
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