Questions and Answers for 2014 RIP-IT Senior AIR: B1405 Senior League
My son is 11 and says -8 is light. Would you move him to a -5 or look for a different bat?
The 2014 RIP-IT Senior AIR (B1405) is made with the AIR Technology, which makes for great bat speed and control on every swing. If your son says that the -8 is light, the Senior AIR would be a great option for him make the -5 transition with since it does feature a lowered M.O.I (Moment of Inertia) and a balanced swing weight.
My son is a power hitter, and we are wondering should he get this bat or the DeMarini Voodoo Overlord? He swung the drop 5 XL1 last year when he was 13 on his 14 year old travel team. Any Recommendations?
The 2014 RIP-IT Senior AIR (B1405) Senior League has a balanced swing weight and is preferred by contact hitters. The 2014 DeMarini Voodoo OVERLORD (DXVD5) Senior League has an end loaded swing weight, which is ideal for power hitters. The Voodoo swings fairly similar to the Easton XL1.
How does the 2014 RIP-IT Senior AIR: B1405 Senior League compare to the Louisville slugger 2014 Attack?
The 2014 RIP-IT Senior AIR: B1405 Senior League and the Louisville slugger 2014 Attack are made differently. The 2014 RIP-IT Senior AIR: B1405 Senior League is a one-piece alloy design, which will be hot right out of the wrapping. The 2014 Louisville Slugger Attack: SLAT14-R8 Senior League is a one-piece composite design, which will take around 100-200 hits to get hot. Once the "break-in" period is over, both bats will give you similar results.
Do you all have any 2013 -5 Rip-It bats in 30"?
The 2014 RIP-IT Senior AIR: B1405 Senior League is the only Rip-It we have that is available in a -5.
Is this bat better than the Easton XL1 -5?
The 2014 RIP-IT Senior AIR: B1405 Senior League and the Easton XL1 are both high performing bats. The 2014 RIP-IT Senior AIR is a a one-piece alloy bat that is very balanced. The Easton XL1 is a two-piece bat that is end loaded, better for a player with some power.
What other -5 can you compare this bat to?
This will be a balanced bat, so I would compare the 2014 RIP-IT Senior Air to the Marucci PreBCOR, Marucci Black 2, and the 2014 DeMarini Vexxum
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