Questions and Answers for Easton Reflex Senior League Baseball Bat: BX83
What age group is this bat for?
The age group that would use the Easton Reflex Senior League Baseball Bat (BX83) can vary. It would potentially be used by any player that is allowed to use a big barrel bat that does not need it to be BBCOR certified.
Is this bat light?
The Easton Reflex Senior League Baseball Bat (BX83) would be considered a moderately weighted senior league bat. It has a -8.5 length to weight ratio. There are only two length to weight ratios that would be heavier in the senior league category. Those are -8.5 and -5. It is a balanced bat so it would have a fairly light swing considering its weight.
Is this a good bat for power hitters? Does it have very good pop?
The Easton Reflex Senior League Baseball Bat (BX83) would be a good model for a power hitter due to its stiffer flex and one-piece alloy design. The "pop" or performance would be more dependent on the hitters ability rather than a feature of the bat but it will be up to all specifications for the 1.15 BPF (Bat Performance Factor) standard.
I'm 5' and weight 117 lbs, I play 13U Little League baseball, do you think this is a good bat for me?
Yes, based on your height, weight and league, I think that the Easton Reflex (BX83) would be a very good option for you.
I am 5'5" and weigh 120 pounds. Do you think I should be swinging the 30 inch model of this bat?
Based on your approximate height and weight, I would suggest 31" in the Easton Reflex Senior League Baseball Bat: (BX83).
What leagues is this bat for?
The Easton Reflex: BX83 Senior League bat will be legal for USSSA play and have the 1.15 stamp.
Can a 5'3" boy weighing 110 lbs. use this?
The Easton Reflex (BX83) Senior League is a balanced bat and can be used for a player your size.
Could a 5'7", 155 lb. 15 year old use the 31" model of this bat?
Based on your height and weight, we recommend a 32" Easton Reflex (BX83). Typically, you want to swing the longest and heaviest bat that you can comfortably and consistently control. Sizing is preferential so if you prefer a 31" bat, that is definitely something to take into account as well. Also, with you being 15, I would also recommend going with a BBCOR bat, if you can. A great option would be the Easton Reflex BBCOR (BX81).
I am 4'10 and weigh 85 pounds, what bat size would be best?
In the BX83 I recommend the 31" 22.5 oz bat according to the information you gave us.
Can my 11 year old use this bat?
Yes, a player at age 11 could use the Easton Reflex (BX83 Senior League) bat. At this time we currently only have one size left in stock. (31" 22.5 oz.)
I am 5'6 and 130 pounds, what size bat would you recmmend?
We would recommend a 33" model for your height and weight.
Is the Easton Reflex legal for Little League Intermediate Level (Age 13)?
The Easton Reflex: BX83 Senior League is approved for Little League Baseball's Intermediate (50/70) Division. That Division requires that bats have a 2 5/8" barrel diameter, and if composite, must be BBCOR certified. This Reflex is fully alloy with a 2 5/8" barrel diameter, so the -8.5 length to weight ratio would be acceptable.
My son is 14 and is swinging an Easton 32" 22 oz. He is in a Junior League in Little League. I think he needs a heavier bat, because he is always in front of ball, but has very quick hands. Is his only option a 32" 27 oz. or is there a drop 6?
The Easton Reflex: BX83 Senior League will only be a -5. Easton Does not make a -6 alloy bat.
Is this bat BBCOR?
No, the Easton Reflex: BX83 Senior League bat is not BBCOR certified. It features a USSSA stamp and -8.5 length to weight ratio.
Can this bat be used in Dixie Youth?
The Easton Reflex: BX83 Senior League is legal for Dixie Youth League play,
My son is 11 years old and 150 lbs. and plays in the Bronco Division. Can he use this baseball bat?
The Easton Reflex: BX83 Senior League can be used in the Bronco Division of Pony League Baseball. The Bronco Division allows barrel diameters to be 2 1/4" or 2 5/8", and this model has a 2 5/8" barrel.
Is this bat legal for 13-15 Babe Ruth baseball?
The Easton Reflex: BX83 Senior League is legal for the 13-15 Babe Ruth division.
I'm 10 and play on a travel team. Can I use a 2 and 5/8 barrel bat?
The Easton Reflex can be used in travel leagues.
Can you use this bat for batting cages with dimpled balls, if you are only using the bat for the cage and not the actual game? Or is a demo bat a better choice?
The 2012 Easton Reflex can be used in batting cages that use yellow dimpled balls.
What is the drop weight of this bat? Is it -8, -5, or -3? Thanks!
The length to weight ratio (drop) for the 2012 Easton Reflex: BX83 Senior League is -8.5.
Is this allowed in high school ball?
No. The Easton Reflex BX83 is a Senior League bat. Only Adult BBCOR bats are allowed in High School play.
Is this legal for 11-12 year old AAU?
The 2012 Easton Reflex: BX83 Senior League features the USSSA BPF 1.15 stamp making it legal for 2012, and has a 2 5/8 inch barrel.
Is this bat legal in 15 year old babe ruth?
Yes. The BX83 is an alloy bat an is 100% legal in Babe Ruth play.
Is this a big barrel?
Yes. The BX83 has a 2 5/8 inch barrel.
Is this bat legal for 13 year old Babe Ruth?
The BX83 is legal in 13 year old Babe Ruth division.
Is this bat composite?
This bat is not a composite bat. It is 100% alloy.
Is this bat legal for Legion baseball?
Yes. This bat is legal in Legion ball.
Will this bat be certified for USSSA play in 2013?
Unless there are another set of rules put into place, the Reflex will be legal in 2013
Is this a bbcor bat?
No. Only Adult -3 bats are required to be BBCOR certified.
I'm looking for a good bat for my 10 year old to use in the batting cages with pitching machine balls, so he can save his good bat for games, is this a good bat for this application?
The Reflex is known for its durability and would make a good BP bat.
Can this bat be used in pony baseball ?
Yes. This bat can be used in Pony Leagues. In Pony baseball any 2 5/8" can be used at any level.
Does this bat need to be "broken in"?
The 2012 Easton Reflex: BX83 is an alloy bat and therefore needs no breaking in once out of the box.
The BX83 is an aluminum bat that will be hot right out of the wrapper. Only composite bats require a break in period.
IS THIS BAT GOOD FOR ITS MONEY OR CHEAP
The is a good bat and will be 100% alloy. The sweet spot is large and will have good pop.
does this bat meet the 2012 14u and younger bat rule for usssa
Yes, this bat will meet the USSSA rules
If a warranty is needed who do we send the bat back to?
All bats will go back to the manufacturer for warranty.
is this a composite bat ? our junior league states that only composite bats must meet BBCOR requirements
No this is 100% alloy, no composite at all in it.
Does this bat have a usssa stamp?
Yes. This bat does have the USSSA stamp and is approved for 2012.
Is this bat BBCOR certified?
This bat is not BBCOR certified bat. BX81 is the bbcor certified version.
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