Recommendation for bats for a restrictive rec league - ASA, Single Wall and Alloy Barrel

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  1. GregAld

    GregAld New Member

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    Hi All

    Our Team is looking for a few good bat recommendations for a rec league that is restrictive with the bats we are allowed to use.
    The bats require the following:
    • ASA Certified
    • Single Wall
    • Alloy Barrel
    Between us, we tend to use our Raw Steel, an Anderson Flex and the DeMarini Ultimate Weapon. Looking for any other bats that would work in our league that are either new releases or older bats that we aren't aware of.

    Thanks in advance
    greg
     
  2. JTCapps

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    If you have power hitters on your team, look at the Demarini Windy City. The weight starts in the low 30's and can go up to either 36 or 38 oz.
     
  3. 4xtra

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    Easton CV12
     
  4. bmoses121

    bmoses121 Extra Hitter

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    Demarini White Steel (many feel is the best singlewall ever made), it varies from the raw steel because it has a composite handle while having a single wall alloy barrel
     
  5. Sloth91

    Sloth91 Active Member

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    any input on which year was the best? i have the same issue. our co-ed league provides the bats but if you have your own that they approve you can use it

    i only ask because i see certain years going for 300-500 on ebay and i don't know much about demarini in general
     
  6. FranDog33

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    just about everyone (myself included) in my single-wall leagues uses a Raw Steel. there are some folks using Ultimate Weapons, Anderson Flexes, or alloy Salvos but it seems like the Raw Steel really hits the 52/300 or 44/275 better than anything else I listed.
     
  7. bmoses121

    bmoses121 Extra Hitter

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    The white steel is better than raw steel, if the league allows them, Raw Steel has alloy handle, White Steel has composite handle, both have alloy barrels. The white steel barrel feel different although I cannot comment on composition as that is beyond my knowledge. I just know from experience the white steel feels better and outperforms the raw steel, but both are great options in singlewall leagues.
     
  8. FranDog33

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    the general opinion on this board is that the White Steel out performs the Raw Steel. however, I have not seen many people in my single-wall league using a White Steel. It seems that the high price of them on the secondary market has driven the use of them down, at least where I play.
     
  9. bmoses121

    bmoses121 Extra Hitter

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    The Raw Steel is still in production and readily available. Used of either sell for about the same $.
     
  10. TWmccoy

    TWmccoy 3DX Connoisseur

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    It isn't a singlewall.
     
  11. smarkley3

    smarkley3 Certified Trap Hoe

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    Definatly Raw Steel, honorable mention to Anderson Nanotel Alpha (balanced) or Omega (end load) Nano alloy barrel w a composite handle
     
  12. bmoses121

    bmoses121 Extra Hitter

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    I have 4 Raw Steel & 2 White steel for sale if you're interested
     

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  14. chisel27

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    how much are the raw steels? or your demarini doublewalls?
     
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    bmoses121 Extra Hitter

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    Only bat I have left is a 2016 26oz Raw steel and 2 White steels. The other Raw steel & both doublewalls have sold
     
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