swung a 26oz 18 EST Bal ASA today...

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  1. chile

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    cliff note - watch/read every ASA EST review from the past year. apply it to a light, balanced version with a day glow paint job.
     
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  2. Jusrah99

    Jusrah99 Outstanding Bad Mudasuka!

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    So is it hotter than last years? :D
     
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  3. chile

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    I will only give it this...for a she-bat, it hit very well outta the wrapper (only hit 52s today)...but so did last year's :/
     
  4. Jusrah99

    Jusrah99 Outstanding Bad Mudasuka!

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    Nice accurate review! Whats your ASA favorite right now given everything you’ve tried?
     
  5. chile

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    still the BB Legit followed extremely closely by the ASA Harvey...but that's mostly from using the BB longer. the performance is the same...now to unass my swing.
     
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    Jusrah99 Outstanding Bad Mudasuka!

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    My ninja! I concur...

    I will say that i have a well broken in PT Maxload that is up there with them as well...but the Harvey is my favorite because it has the nicest paint IMO...
     
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  7. bndawgs

    bndawgs SBF Owner

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    so the 12.5" barrel feels the same as the 13.5" ones?
     
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    Jusrah99 Outstanding Bad Mudasuka!

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    I wouldn’t say that. The KP23 felt like it wasn’t as lively and needed some BP. Sweetspot location is different as well, obviously with the barrel size difference.

    The Harvey was too good for me to want to keep a KP23 and make adjustments to find the sweetspot...
     
  9. bndawgs

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    12.5" bal est is the same as the kp23?
     
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    Jusrah99 Outstanding Bad Mudasuka!

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    Other than the weighting...i would say yes...
     
  11. bndawgs

    bndawgs SBF Owner

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    chile send me the est to try out.
     
  12. Bagz

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    Are you referring to the yellow balanced 12.5"?
     
  13. chile

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    Yup
     
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  14. bird25

    bird25 34/30 Club #25

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    Haven’t swung any of those, guess I’ll have to make due with my est xxl and DNA

    Now, if they would just make a dual stamp fireflex:p
     
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  15. chile

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    Picked up a 16 torch today... Guess we'll see how that goes ;)... and hoping the asa blue line is at least as good as the ghost (and without that horrific sound)
     
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  16. bndawgs

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    anymore swings on this thing? or is it already sold?
     
  17. chile

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    put some swings on it when I was hitting the blue line...still gtg. ss is in the "or" area of "worth" it seems.
     
  18. bndawgs

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    cool, lmk if you need me to demo it
     
  19. chile

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    paypal sent
     
  20. bndawgs

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    received. ship the bat slut
     
  21. chile

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    i'll see if the guards will let me ship packages.
     
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    May have to check into getting a BB Legit if one comes along at a decent price. Or possible trade for Combat bundle lol. Keep the daily bat reviews coming! ;)
     
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  23. bndawgs

    bndawgs SBF Owner

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    I just got one of these. can i hit 44s with it to break it in?
     
  24. arther itis

    arther itis payin' to get paid

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    :D why wouldn't you?
     
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    So would you say truly balanced bat, or do usually swing endloaded, and this bat is light because of that?
     
  26. bndawgs

    bndawgs SBF Owner

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    beats me. i haven't had any of these new technology bats, so i don't know if they still need breaking in or not.
     
  27. arther itis

    arther itis payin' to get paid

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    I believe these composite ESTs need some hits to get broken in

    I had a 28oz ASA EST XXL but didn't keep it long enough to get it going
     
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  28. bird25

    bird25 34/30 Club #25

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    I wouldn’t , mine was good from swing 1 with 52s
     
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    Hit one yesterday and it was good from the first swing. Opened up nice after 20 swings. My buddy and put a 110 swings on it and it was lights out. I have hit a lot of bats in my day and it’s that good. Ordered one from the store today. We were hitting 44/375’s, that’s what we hit in league. Also it was the Balanced model with a 13.5” barrel.
     
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  30. bndawgs

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    i'm going to hit this thing tomorrow. will post google earth pics of any bombs or grounders to 3b.
     
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