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  1. Crusty

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  2. Jusrah99

    Jusrah99 Outstanding Bad Mudasuka!

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    Nice!!! White and Blue for ASA?!

    Wonder what the Ghosts will look like
     
  3. sscroggin

    sscroggin Yada Yada Yada

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    Too bad it's 13.5" but I'm sure some like it. It looks fantastic though. Bravo to the design. My 2017 Helmer is mashing.
     
  4. TWmccoy

    TWmccoy <font color="#FF0000">3DX Connoisseur</font>

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    Boo to the 13.5" barrel. Helmer always had 12" barrels on his bats before.
     
  5. sscroggin

    sscroggin Yada Yada Yada

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    So it's a 13.5" endloaded. On the handle it says flex but on the barrel is say exact carbon. Marketing mumbo jumbo I'm sure. I would think this is the replacement for last years black and silver flex.
     
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    I like this. Kinda glad they went back to the 13.5" barrell. I liked the '16 helmer. Haven't swung the 17' Helmer though with the 12.5". Decided to go with the baker as a warranty replacement.
     
  7. 4xtra

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    specs?
     
  8. Crusty

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    Very similar to the black and chrome Flex. I think they will do a 12" version down the road. I think Easton is doing a release of this and the SP Ghost as a early release of their full line. Similar to last year with the Black USSSA Flex and white ASA Flex. Then the rest will come later
     
  9. 4xtra

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    The white ASA Flex?
    it got INSANE after 750+ swings.

    It will kill a 52 in ANY weather.
    Love that bat
    I like the color scheme on the new Helmer
     
  10. Z1k05

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    There is suppose to be multiple exclusives with easton so I'm sure one of them will be a 12" endload 2 piece....smart marketing on easton and distributors but we as consumers will be stuck paying more
     
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    If Greg Connell is now with Easton as some rumors state, for sure it would be nice to see a Connell and even a BJ Fulk or Bubba Mack Easton.
     
  12. Jusrah99

    Jusrah99 Outstanding Bad Mudasuka!

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    It wouldn't matter, it would be the same offerings with a different name on the bat...
     
  13. BigDawgz

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    repaints on repaints on repaints lol
     
  14. lukeamdman

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    I prefer the bigger barrel so I'm fine with this. Love the 2016 Flex and don't see much of a performance difference between it and my DC 41s.
     
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    Wondering how the Baker will look for next year
     
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    I agree on the white flex really underated.
     
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    i felt the same way about the ASA reckoning, once they start to open up they get pretty decent for what they are.
     
  19. lukeamdman

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    Besides the .5 endload I think they're the same bat.
     
  20. jbo911

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    Connell reportedly preferred the balanced out half ounce bats so maybe the new bat like the 17 helmer will be his and the helmer will be big endload again.
     
  21. bndawgs

    bndawgs SBF Owner

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    which flex is this?
     
  22. jbo911

    jbo911 Super Moderator

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    White ASA last year.
     
  23. bndawgs

    bndawgs SBF Owner

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    thanks, but weren't there a couple white ones last year?
     
  24. bndawgs

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    or we just talking helmer only?
     
  25. 4xtra

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    16Flex ASA - Very good for the 52
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  26. jbo911

    jbo911 Super Moderator

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    I thought only the late release ones were flex but I also don't play ASA.
     
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    ASA Reckoning pretty much the same aside from the .5 xtra weight? I have one with maybe 100 or so hits, guessing i need to hit a lot of .44s with it to open it up?
     
  28. BigDawgz

    BigDawgz Extra Hitter

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    There were 2 Helmers real
    i used stadium balls and 44's, after 300 hits the bat started to get some webbing in the logos and feels pretty good.
     
  29. BigDawgz

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    there were 2 white eastons in 2016, they first released the white bomb squad Helmer with the gold letters and then midseason in Utrip, they released the white flex Helmer pictured above.
     
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    Nice
     

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