Questions and Answers for COMBAT Grifter BBCOR: GRIFAB1 Adult
How balanced is this bat? Is it extremely balanced? Or just average?
The COMBAT Grifter BBCOR: GRIFAB1 Adult will have an average swing weight.
Is this a well balanced bat and what is it comparable to?
The COMBAT Grifter BBCOR: GRIFAB1 Adult is a balanced two-piece bat. It is similar the Louisville Slugger TPX Vertex or the 2013 Easton S2.
Does the end cap crack quickly?
After reading some of the review it seems that it has happened. Please keep in mind that the COMBAT Grifter BBCOR: GRIFAB1 Adult has a 12 month manufacturer's warranty. So if that happens they will replace it.
What size Grifter would you recommend for my son?he is 5'4 and 105lbs.
If you were set on getting the new COMBAT Grifter BBCOR, I would recommend getting the smallest size available which would be the 31" 28oz. However, based on your son's height and weight, he may be more comfortable swinging a 29" or 30" bat.
I am looking for a bat for my 14 yr old son. He has to have a BBCOR bat this year. He is a very good line drive hitter. He is 5'10" and 115 lbs. I am concerned about the weight of the bat.
The COMBAT Grifter BBCOR: GRIFAB1 Adult is going to have a very balanced swing weight. Based on his height and weight, we recommend a 31" 28 oz. model.
Does this bat have a lighter swing weight than the 2012 Easton Typhoon?
Yes, the COMBAT Grifter BBCOR bat will have a much lighter swing weight than the 2012 Easton Typhoon, because of the two-piece design used in the COMBAT Grifter.
What bat will improve swing speed the most?
Balanced bats like the COMBAT Grifter will assist in improving your bat speed.
I am going to be 14 next year and looking for a bat... I am 13 right now and 5'5 120 and contact hitter but i still have some good power. Is this a good bat for me?
The Grifter is definitely a great bat for an all around hitter. Based on your height and weight, a 30 or 31" model is recommended.
Does this bat better suit a contact hitter or a power hitter?
The COMBAT Grifter BBCOR is a two-piece bat that is typically better suited for a contact hitter. Most power hitters prefer the stiffness and feel of a one-piece bat, while contact hitters prefer the flex offered by two-piece bats.
What kind of break in? Does it get better with more hits on it?
This has an alloy barrel, and therefore does not require a break in. Alloy barrel bats will be hot right out of the wrapper. Only composite barrel bats will require a break in and they will perform best over time.
Is this bat well-balanced throughout the bat?
Yes, this will be a well balanced bat.
Is this bat better than the Omen?
These bat are very different in structure, but they would both be a good buy.
COMbats have been known to crack easily. Do BBCOR COMbats crack as easy?
We have not heard of any issues with the COMBAT BBCOR bats. They are great bats with tons of pop.
Is this bat BBCOR certified?
Yes. It is BBCOR certified.
well i want to get maybe a grifter and a 52 caliber. i like the sound of the 52 caliber and im pretty dead set on it. however i really dont know much about the grifter because i cant find reviews. how is the bat compared to other aluminums and would you recommend just a solid 1 piece aluminum or the 2 piece like this?
Personally, I like the one piece. And the feedback we've gotten on the 52 Cal. has been pretty impressive. Some people like the feel of a 2 piece. My own personal preference is a 1 piece.
What's the difference between a composite and an alloy bat?
Composite is made with carbon fiber threads woven together, alloy is just an aluminum bat.
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