Questions and Answers for 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult
How does this compare to the S1 in performance?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult and 2013 Easton S1 BBCOR: BB13S1 Adult will both push the BBCOR performance regulations. The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult will not require a break-in, as the alloy barrel is hot right out of the wrapper. The 2013 Easton S1 BBCOR: BB13S1 Adult will be stiff out of the wrapper, due to the composite barrel, and will increase in performance for awhile as it's going through the break-in period.
How big is the sweet spot?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR has an average barrel length and sweet spot. It will be smaller than both the Easton MAKO and the Easton XL models.
Is the sweet spot smaller than other bats like a DeMarini Vexxum?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult has a sweet spot that is very comparable to a DeMarini Vexxum. The barrel length of both is of average length which helps give each bat a balanced swing weight.
How much of a difference is there between the S2 and the S3?
The Easton S2 and S3 are both going to have the same swing weight. However, the S2 will offer more flex because it is a two-piece bat.
My son is 14yr old, 5'8" 115lbs. He is more of a contact hitter. Would this be a good bat and what size should he get? Thanks
Yes, the Easton S2 would be ideal for a contact hitter. The balanced two-piece design is preferred for contact hitters. Our charts would suggest a 30"-31".
Would you recommend this bat or the DeMarini Vexxum NVS for a contact hitter with good bat speed?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult and the 2014 DeMarini Vexxum NVS BBCOR: DXVXC are both designed for a contact hitter. The two-piece, balanced designed are suited for a contact hitter. The 2013 Easton XL2 BBCOR: BB13X2 Adult is an end loaded, two-piece bat and best for a contact hitter with good bat speed.
Is this bat approved for ASA leagues with the new standards this year?
The Easton S2 is BBCOR approved so it is legal for play in High School and NCAA baseball. The S2 is not approved for ASA.
I'm 5' 5", 100 pounds, and in the Pony League. I'm getting my first big barrel bat, which one do you recommend?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult would be a great bat for you. The two-piece design is great for a contact hitter, because it can really help you increase your bat speed.
My son swings a Marucci CAT 5 -3 and hits the gaps a lot. He likes it and doesn't know if he would like a two piece bat. What would you recommend?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult would be an excellent choice for a two-piece bat. It is very balanced like the Marucci CAT 5 and has great pop.
Will this bat feel the same as the 2014 Demarini Vexxum NVS, or will it be a little heavier?
Both the 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult bat and the DeMarini Vexxum NVS feature very balanced and light swing weights.
I'm going into 8th grade and I'm gonna play high school baseball. I have always been a power hitter but I have always swung the lightest bat possible and I'm afraid my swing speed will go way down and I still want the lightest bat possible. Should I get this bat?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult is a very balanced, lightweight bat. It would be a great choice for you.
Which bat will feel lightest? The 2013 Easton S2 or the new 2014 DeMarini Vexxum?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult and the 2014 DeMarini Vexxum are both very balanced bats. They will feel similar in weight.
how does this bat compare to the 2012 S1 in pop?
The 2013 Easton S1 and 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR will be identical in performance. The S1 will stay at its peak performance longer though, because of the composite material in the barrel.
Can you use this bat under 55 degrees?
We do not recommend using any non-wood bat, including the 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult, in temperatures below 60Â°F (16Â°C). In those temperatures, the ball becomes much more dense and could damage or shorten the useful life of your bat.
When the ball comes off the bat should it have a solid sound or a pinging sound? My son's has a pinging sound and it just doesn't sound right.
When the ball comes off of the 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult it should make a "ping" sound. If you click the play icon next to the picture it will play the sound of the bat.
What's the difference between Scandium alloy and X10 alloy barrels.
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult bat will feature Easton's Scandium Alloy. The difference between the different types of alloy can vary from manufacturer and even in price points. Typically, the higher priced the bat is, the better the materials are on the alloy and composite.
I am 5' 1", 90 pounds, and I have the Rawlings 5150 BBCOR. I am looking to get a new bat. Do you recommend the Easton S2 BBCOR or the Demarini Vexxum NVS BBCOR?
The Easton S2 BBCOR and the DeMarini Vexxum NVS BBCOR will both be very balanced two-piece bats. They will perform the exact same, so it will come down to your personal preference.
Should I get this bat or the DeMarini Voodoo 2013 version? I'm 5' 10" 130 lbs. And which bat has more pop?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult and the 2013 DeMarini Voodoo have great pop. The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult is more balanced, better for a player who needs to increase their bat speed. The 2013 DeMarini Voodoo is slightly end loaded, better for a player with some power.
If I send in my Easton Surge for warranty is this the bat I will receive in return?
Easton will replace the Easton Surge with the Easton S2 for all warranty replacements.
I'm a bigger guy with fast hands. I've hit the Easton XL series and it just didn't fit for me, but I have always loved Easton bats. Would swinging the S series change my swing at all?
If you have fast hands with the Easton XL series going with the S series might make you really get ahead of the ball a lot, but you won't know until you try.
Is this an end loaded bat? And would this work for a 5 foot 105 lb 13 yr old contact hitter?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult is a balanced bat. It would be a great choice for a contact hitter.
Is there a difference between this year's S2 and last year's S2?
The composite material in the handle of each model will be different. The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult bat features the upgraded SIC Black Carbon composite in the handle which gives the bat a stiffer flex.
Why does this bat have no vibration? Is mine broken?
No, the 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult uses a new SIC Carbon Fiber handle that reduces a lot of the vibration.
Which Easton bat best compares to the old Easton SV12 Ninety-Five BESR bat?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult is going to be the closest to the Easton SV12 Ninety-Five BESR bat. The handle will not be quite as stiff, but the 2014 DeMarini Voodoo will offer a much stiffer handle, offering closer to the same feel.
What's the difference between the Easton S1 and the Easton S2?
The Easton S1 is a two-piece composite bat and the Easton S2 is a two-piece bat with a composite barrel and has a alloy barrel.
How does this bat compare to the Marucci Black 2 in durability, pop, and balance?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult bat will be very similar to the Marucci Black 2. Both will feature very balanced swing weights. The S2 is a two-piece hybrid bat. The Black 2 is the same, but has a new seamless design, so it looks and feels like a one-piece design. The Black 2 will eliminate more hand sting and vibration.
How does this bat compare to the Marucci Black 2 overall?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult is a two-piece hybrid bat just like the Marucci Black 2. Both will provide a composite handle with an alloy barrel. The Black 2 will dampen more vibration that can reach the hitter's hands. Also, both bats will be very balanced.
I purchased this bat a few months ago, and on the lower part of the barrel it dents and is now lopsided. Is that covered under warranty? If so, how do I exchange it?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult comes with a 400 day manufacturer's warranty. Please contact Easton at 1-888-259-1297 to receive your warranty replacement. You will need a copy of your receipt that can be found on our website: https://www.justbats.com/customer-service/order-lookup/.
I'm 5'5" and 110 pounds and in the 8th grade. I was wondering what size i should get in this bat?
Based on your size, a 31" model of the 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 is recommended.
I'm about 5'3" and 98 pounds, what would be a good size bat for me?
Based on your height and weight, we recommend a 30" BBCOR model.
I'm a contact hitter would this bat be good for me? If not then what bat would be good for me?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 is a well balanced bat that is a great choice for a contact hitter.
What is the difference between the 2013 Easton S1 and the 2013 S2 as far as construction and balance? Which is better for a contact hitter?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 is a balanced, two-piece hybrid with an alloy barrel and composite handle. The Easton S1 is a two-piece, fully composite bat. Both would be great options for a contact hitter.
Will this bat break as much as last years model?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult uses new SIC black carbon composite material in the handle for better durability.
Will this bat or the 2013 Easton S3 BBCOR be more balanced?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult will have the same balance as the Easton S3.
Which of the two, the S2 or S1, has a greater MOI. Which one will be the most balanced?
The 2013 Easton S1 BBCOR Adult and the Easton S2 BBCOR Adult are equally balanced bats. They both have a very low M.O.I.
Is this bat a one-piece?
No, the 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult bat is a two-piece hybrid design. It features a THT100 Scandium alloy barrel and a SIC Black Carbon composite handle.
My son is 13 and looking at the Easton S2 BBCOR. He is 5'7" and 135 lbs. Will it make much of a difference if he uses a 32 inch or 33 inch with a -3 and at age 13 is there a bat length he has to stay below?
Based on his size, a 32" BBCOR bat would be recommended.
Does this bat have any break-in period?
The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult bat will have no period of break-in. The alloy barrel will be the highest performing right out of the wrapper and slowly lose its pop over time.
What is better the S2 or XL2?
Both are great models and will have similar pop. The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 Adult bat will be a two-piece model with a composite handle and alloy barrel. It will be very balanced and easy to swing. The 2013 Easton XL2 will be created the same. It will be a two-piece bat with a composite handle and alloy barrel. The difference is that the XL2 will have a slight end load to it. It will have a slight barrel heaviness that power hitters tend to love. It will not be as balanced as the S2.
Which is the best bat the S2 or the S3?
Both the Easton S2 and the Easton S3 use THT100 Aluminum. Whether you like the one-piece or the two-piece design is personal preference.
How will this bat match up with the Marucci Black 2 in terms of pop and swing weight?
The 2013 Easton S2 is going to have a more balanced swing weight than the Marucci Black 2. On terms of the pop, both the Easton S2, and the Marucci Black 2 will have very close to the same amount of pop.
Does the S1 or S2 have better performance?
The 2013 Easton S1 is Easton's hottest performing bat alongside the Easton XL1.
What is the difference between this years model and last years?
The 2013 S2 features a new composite in the handle to further reduce vibration and sting.
Is the S2 better for a contact hitter or is the RIP-IT AIr better?
The Easton S2 will be a better bat than the RIP-IT Prototype BBCOR Air, because of its two-piece design, and it will feel a little more balanced.
is it as balanced as the marucci black?
Yes. The 2013 Easton S2 BBCOR: BB13S2 is just as balanced, if not a little more balanced than the Marucci Black.
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