z1000 lloyd model cracked

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  1. JBennington22

    JBennington22 New Member

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    Roughly 140 hits on it, mix of hot dots, 52s and 52+ balls used.
    Just seeing if anyone else has had this issue with this bat, and so soon. Broken z1000 lloyd.jpg
     
  2. Z1k05

    Z1k05 Star Player

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    My hall broke in 60 swings
     
  3. milesej05

    milesej05 The Rookie

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    People are asking for bats that they don't have to BP...well, welcome to the 2018 line of slowpitch softball bats.

    2018's should only be used during games, and should not be used as team bats.
     
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  4. Z1k05

    Z1k05 Star Player

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    60 swings with hot dots is not quite abusing a bat.....
     
  5. milesej05

    milesej05 The Rookie

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    60 swings is more than others are getting with .52's...i'd be happy. I have personally seen 3 Easton Ghosts crack within 100 swings (2 were in 50 swings). And then my KP23 broke in 14 swings. ALL with .52/275's.

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  6. EA Sports

    EA Sports Addicted to Softballfans

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    My Hall z1k is going strong with 300ish hits on it. All with classic m’s too. It’s all webbed up and probably won’t pass compression testing, but it’s not cracked yet.
     
  7. Z1k05

    Z1k05 Star Player

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    Brag post?
     
  8. milesej05

    milesej05 The Rookie

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    How is that a brag post?? I'm stating that the new line bats are fragile. not sure how you got that misconstrued
     
  9. Z1k05

    Z1k05 Star Player

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    I was messing with you, you got misconstrued
     
  10. jbo911

    jbo911 Super Moderator

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    You swing so hard it got misconstrued.

    Ea, get that bat tested!
     
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  11. EA Sports

    EA Sports Addicted to Softballfans

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    I will if the weather would cooperate.
     
  12. Dogue

    Dogue Evil Genius

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    My Lloyd is going strong at about 150 hits, mostly 44/375's and a few 44/400's. A buddy's Hall has roughly the same amount of hits and he kills the ball and no damage yet.
     
  13. Hiltz

    Hiltz Oozing with... something.

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    You're happy with $4+ per swing?
     
  14. milesej05

    milesej05 The Rookie

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    I'm happy swinging my pre-2018 bats...but we don't play with classic M's or .44's around here.
     
  15. Guitarjesus

    Guitarjesus New Member

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    I just got mine yesterday, took about 150 swings today, good god I hope this bat doesnt die on me for the price I paid...

    And I sure as hell hope the manufacturer covers these bats under warranty.
     
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  16. bird25

    bird25 34/30 Club #25

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    You are a beast breaking one that quick:rolleyes:o_O
     
  17. DR32

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    50 swings in and no signs of any distress. Not impressed yet either.
     
  18. DR32

    DR32 Extra Hitter

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    150 swings in with no signs of distress. I dont see the "the no break in needed" either because it is not performing in par with our Freak 30s or Worth ESTs. Hitting 52s and Classic Ms.
     
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  19. ShortYellowBus

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    LS bats are still behind in performance?
     
  20. Dogue

    Dogue Evil Genius

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    I must have got a good one then, my Lloyd is great. I'm a Miken guy but love swinging this slugger.
     
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  21. Guitarjesus

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    Yeah I must be a lucky one 200+ plus swings and its a rocket!
     
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  22. johnny fitz

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    Played I’m a supplied bat tourney last weekend with these things... I saw only 1 break but my God were things crap. We usually are out of home runs by 2nd-3rd inning cause we really aren’t that good... we hit 2 all day with these (yes there was win and yes the field is 320 around with a 10’ fence) ... the performance isn’t even close. The durability issues though... didn’t see those. Just heard complaints from every team ... even the B teams in the tournament weren’t blowing them out and we got 6.
     

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