Opinons on good fastpitch bat for 12u

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  1. rommel51

    rommel51 VP of Jock Strap cleaning

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    Daughter just broke her gamer and daddy was ready with a backup. She was swinging a demarini but I can't remember which one. Are there any good ones out there close to game ready for sale? Also looking for a few options as to what the girls are using in todays game.
     
  2. ANNASDAD

    ANNASDAD The Veteran

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    Well it's funny you ask......I was just going to post two bats I have over @ Discussfastpitch.com.

    I have a 2015 Easton Mako 32/22 and a 2015 Louisville Slugger LXT 32/22. Both in great shape, the Mako has never been gamed before, it was mainly just used for infield & outfield practice by me, it just stayed in my trunk mostly. The LXT is hot as a firecracker! The 2015 LXT is still one of my all time favorite bats!

    Mako $75
    LXT ???? make me an offer, these bats have stupid prices on the bay!
     
  3. fuzzy2651

    fuzzy2651 Extra Hitter

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    Demarini CF8 or CFX or a Louisville LXT. YMMV
     
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    rommel51 VP of Jock Strap cleaning

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    I really have no clue on price. I haven't looked anything up in so long.
     
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    rommel51 VP of Jock Strap cleaning

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    What does YMMV mean? Thanks for your response too btw
     
  6. fuzzy2651

    fuzzy2651 Extra Hitter

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    You Mileage May Vary lol

    Just basically saying whatever works for one, may not work for another, but at these FP tournies all you basically see are Demarinis and Louisvilles. A few Eastons here and there. All personal preference. Not going to bad talk the Xenos, but have seen far too many issues with the connection piece, which is why I recommended the LXT

    BTW, ANNASDAD is VGTG, has hooked me up on several occasions
     
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    kelby04 Coach

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    Ghost is being swung by 90% of all the Top teams in the country
     
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    lx_2nv Coach

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    I'm hearing great things about the Quatro. Doing recon, my DD doesn't need a bat but I may invest! I hear the Ghosts are nuts but I can't get a deal on them LOL
     
  9. fuzzy2651

    fuzzy2651 Extra Hitter

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    The Quatro is a nice bat, my DD had one until she switched to DeMarini
     
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    lx_2nv Coach

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    Too funny, my DD swings a Demar now. I was hoping the Quatro may give her a little more.
     
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    fuzzy2651 Extra Hitter

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    It definitely had good pop and a nice sound. She had the first year model (2017) and felt endloaded tbh. She seems to make better contact with her -11 31/20 Demar CFX she has now, as opposed to the -10 30/20 Quatro. Plus the Demar has 2 extra inches of barrel compared to the Quatro she had.
     
  12. rommel51

    rommel51 VP of Jock Strap cleaning

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    For some reason I feel I read the Ghost was banned. Her demar that broke was hot as fire. I hit one ball with it and was like holy smokes. She tried two different bats this weekend. Im gonna let her keep trying teammates bats until I can find a good deal on something
     
  13. fuzzy2651

    fuzzy2651 Extra Hitter

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    The Ghost isn't banned afaik, but they went the SP route with having a Utrip model and a USA/ASA model. My DD plays 12U as well and plays NSA, USSSA, and USA/ASA tournaments. At her age and as fast as they grow out of bats, I'm not about to be buying 2 bats every year or so
     
  14. beernbombs

    beernbombs Abby's dad

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    USA Baseball decertified (made illegal) the USA Easton Ghost X bat in a 30 inch drop 10 in the 30/20 on 5/3/2018.

    That's it. Baseball only.
     
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    rommel51 VP of Jock Strap cleaning

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    thanks
     

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