Questions and Answers for 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League
Will you be getting more of the 31" 23 oz. models in stock?
We are expecting to receive more of the 31" 23 oz. 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League in stock some time soon.
What length do you recommend for a boy 5' tall and 82 lbs with good bat control?
We suggest that the length of the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League be 30" long.
Would the bat work with a 10 year old which is 80 pounds and 4' 7" tall?
We suggest that you get the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League in the 29" 21 oz. model.
I'm 5'4" and 122lbs. Would you recommend the XL Series or the Speed Series?
It depends on whether you prefer to swing a more balanced bat, like the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League, or a more end loaded bat like the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League. For a player your size, I would recommend going with a 31" model.
At what temperature is it safe to use this bat in terms of not breaking it?
The 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bat has a two-piece, fully composite design. Using bats with composite barrels in temperatures below 55 degrees Fahrenheit increases the chances of damaging the bat.
How soon will you have this bat in a 32"?
We should be receiving more of the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bats in a 32" in two to three weeks. Keep an eye on our website as well. Once we receive the 32" bats, we will post them up there.
How long does it take to break in?
The 2013 Easton XL1 Senior League needs a break-in period of 150 to 200 hits of soft-toss or a tee. Start at about 40% of power and gradually increase as you get closer to the 150 swing mark. Rotate the bat a quarter of an inch between each hit to ensure an even break-in and always use real, leather baseballs.
My son is 5 foot and 90 lbs should he go with this?
The 2013 Easton Xl1 is end loaded. Which means there is weight added to the end of the barrel. It is for batter that hits more for power. If your son is more of a contact hitter I would go with the 2013 Easton S1.
My son is 5'8" 120 lbs. Currently swings a 31/21 Worth Legit. Likes the XL1. What's a good size...usual burns through a bat once a year?
Based on his size, a 32" model of the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bat is recommended.
Is this bat approved for little league juniors?
Yes, the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League features the USSSA 1.15 BPF stamp. This makes the bat legal for little league play.
I am 5' 4" and weigh 100 pounds, should I get the 32" or the 31"?
For your size, I would recommend the 31" 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League.
Don't know which model to get my son. He's 11, 5' 130 lbs. XL1 or XL3, he's been using an Easton Rival and loves it.
The 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bat would closely resemble the Rival. The XL1 will have the end loaded feel to the swing weight. It will be two-piece fully composite in design. I would stick with the XL1.
Do you have this bat 30''- 22oz in stock?
We have live inventory and our website shows the sizes we have in stock and ready to ship. If you do not see your size listed, that means it is currently out of stock.
Is the 2013 Easton XL 1: SL13X18 approved for Little League 50/70 play? Also when will the 32in. bat be available again?
The 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 is a full composite youth big barrel bat. Thus, it is illegal in Little League. We don't have a firm ETA for the 32" models, but they should be here in approximately 2-4 weeks.
Is it a big barrel? Do u have a 31" 20 oz.? I'm 13, and weigh 90 - 95 pounds.
Yes, the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bat is a big barrel at 2 5/8". At the age of 13, the -8 or -5 would be recommended. This bat would be 31" 23 oz.
What is difference between sl13x18 and sl13x15
Both bats have similar construction, the difference is that the SL13X18 is a -8 bat and the SL13X15 is a -5 bat. Here are the links to view both models to compare the size and weights. http://www.justbats.com/product/2013-easton-xl1--sl13x18-senior-league/15970/ http://www.justbats.com/product/2013-easton-xl1--sl13x15-senior-league/15969/
What is the difference between the Easton S1 and the Easton XL1 and which one has the bigger hitting surface?
Both the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bat and the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 are two-piece fully composite designs. The S1 is a balanced swing weight and the XL1 has an extended barrel and more end loaded swing weight.
IS THE 2013 EASTON XL1 SENIOR LEAGUE BAT THE SAME AS THE BBCOR VERSION BUT LIGHTER?
Yes. The 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 is the Youth Big Barrel model of the 2013 Easton XL1 BBCOR: BB13X1.
Is this bat legal for play in 50/70 field for travel ball 12u baseball?
In some leagues the 2013 Easton XL1 will be legal for play on a 50/70 field, but you would have to check with a local league official to find out if it is legal in your area.
What is the difference between the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18, and the Easton XL1: SL13x15?
The 2013 Easton XL1: SL13x18 will be a -8 length to weight ration, and the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X15 will be a 15 length to weight ration.
Is this bat approved to play in pony?
No. Because the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 is a big barrel composite bat, it is not legal for play in Pony.
I'm a 5'3", 13 year old who usually bats in 1-2 in the order. I really like this bat and the pop, but do u think the 32" 24 oz. will be too big for me?
Based on your age, we recommend a 31" 23 oz. model in the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bat. For further information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
What is the difference in the drop 8 versus drop 5 versions of the XL bats. My son is 12 years old and is 5'6" and 106 pounds. Looking for his next transitional bat. What size do you recommend?
Both of these models will be two-piece fully composite designs. The only difference is the weight of the models. The most common size for the season before high school would be a -5 bat. Based on his height and weight, we recommend a 31" model.
My son just turned 11. He is about 4'10'' and 105 pounds. He really likes this bat, would you tell me if his size can handle this bat? Or do you have some other recommendation?
Based on his height and weight, we recommend a 30" 22 oz. model in the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bat.
Will there be a 31" model for this bat?
Yes, the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bat is manufactured in a 31" model. We are currently out of stock on that size but expect more in about 2-3 weeks.
My son has used the 2013 DeMarini CF5 30'' 22 oz. bat and felt comfortable with the length & weight. Would the 2013 XL1 30'' 22' oz. feel the same or would it be heavier and when would you have that size in stock?
The 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bat is more end-loaded and will feel more heavy compared to the balanced DeMarini CF5. We currently have the 32" 22 oz. model in the Easton XL1.
Which barrel material is more likely to provide a larger sweet spot? Aluminum (XL2) or Carbon (XL1).
The sweets pot will not be affected by the type of material. Both the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League and the 2013 Easton XL2: SL13X28 will have an extended barrel for a larger sweet spot.
is there going to be a 32 inch 24 oz coming out for this bat?
Yes. The next shipment of 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bats should be here in 2-3 weeks.
Does this bat come in a 30'' with a -8?
Yes, the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bat is manufactured in a 30" 22 oz. model. We are currently out of stock in this size but it will be listed on the website when we receive more.
Hey, I currently swing 2013 demarini cf5 2 1/4 and like it alot. But I need to get a big barrel bat for aau. I am 5 foot 93 pounds and have a pretty fast swing speed. I swung a -8 omen and like it. Do you think this is a good bat for me or would an s1 be better?
If you have above average strength and swing speed, the XL1 would be recommended. If not, I would recommend the S1 as it will be more balanced.
My son LOVED the 2012 XL1 Youth bat last year but is now headed to a big barrell league. He swung a 31-21 last year, now trying to figure out the right size for him. He will be 13 in December, is about 5'2" and 100 pounds. Should he go with the 31-23 or the 32-24?
Based on his height and weight we recommend the 31" 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League.
Does this bat sound the same as last years model?
You can listen to the sound of this bat by clicking on the sound icon located on the top right hand corner of the product photo.
When will you have the 31" 23oz. back in stock?
I would check back in a week or two on this 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League model in a 31".
Is the barrel of the 2013 xl1 shorter than last years's model?
No. They are the same.
What is the difference between the Easton 2013 S1 and the Easton 2013 XL1? Which one has more pop?
The 2013 Easton S1 is more balanced for a contact hitter, whereas the 2013 Easton XL1 is more end loaded for a power hitter.
What is the difference between the 2013 s1 and the 2013 xl1? which one has more pop?
The S1 is more balanced. The XL1 is endloaded. A player with above average strength and swing speed will see better pop with the XL1. A player with average or below average strength and swing speed will see better pop with the S1.
Since this bat has an end-loaded feel, will it feel heavier than a -8 that has more of a balanced feel?
Yes. An end-loaded -8 bat will naturally feel a heavier than a well balanced -8 bat.
Hello, I really like the -8 2013 Easton XL1 baseball bat. I am 5' 2" and about 100 lbs. I think the 31 inch bat is a good length for me, but do you think I should try a 32 inch when it comes back?
The 31" is the suggested length i would tell you to use, but if you feel like you might be successful with a 32" you could always try that.
My dad doesn't know what size to get me I am 59 inches tall and way 90 lbs. Can you help me?
Based on your size, a 30" model of the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bat is recommended.
Will this come in 32"?
The 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 will be available in 32". We should be receiving the 32" the middle or late November.
What size bat if I'm 75 pounds and 4'8"?
Based on your height and weight, we recommend a 29" 21 oz in the 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bat.
Are there any design differences between this 2013 model vs. the 2012 model of this bat? Thank you.
The 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bat will be mainly constructed the same as the 2012 model. They both will be Two-Piece, 100% IMX Composite Designs. They both will feature Easton's Extended Barrel Design with the Slightly Endloaded Swing Weight. The 2013 model will have a 400 Day Warranty through Easton rather than the 12 month Warranty on the 2012 XL1. The 2013 model with also feature the Black Carbon Composite Handle and Easton's Performance Diamond Grip.
What is the difference between the Composite Easton Omen and the 2013 Easton XL1 SL13X18. Witch one has more pop.
The Easton XL1 and Easton S1 are part of the Power Brigade Series that replaced the Omen. The XL1 is more end-loaded for power and the S1 is more balanced for a line drive gap hitter. The XL1 and S1 will have as much pop if not more than the Omen.
When does it come out?
The 2013 Easton XL1 is released, along with the rest of the Power Brigade Series, on November 15th. If you pre-book, the bat will ship out on November 14th with free 2nd Day Air shipping.
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