Questions and Answers for Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League
Can I use the S1 with 5-in./ 0.5 oz., polyurethane-foam ball and a Jugs mini ball pitching machine? Would this damage the bat?
The Easton S1 (SL13S110) can be used with the polyurethane foam balls. We do not recommend using the yellow dimpled balls that are often used in batting cages.
What is the difference between the S1 and S2?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League is a two-piece composite bat. The Easton S2 is a two-piece bat with a composite handle and an alloy barrel. Both bats are designed for a contact hitter.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENT IN THE 2014 S1 2 5/8" - 10 AND THE MAKO 2 5/8" - 10? I AM TRYING TO DECIDE WHICH BAT TO GET FOR MY 12 YEAR OLD SON WHO PLAYS TRAVEL BALL HE PLAY ABOUT 70 TO 80 GAMES A YEAR
The barrel on the -10 MAKO will be a 2 3/4". The barrel diameter on the S1 is a 2 5/8". Both will be a two-piece full composite design.
Can you guys give me the website to break-in the bat please?
Here is a link to our YouTube video that demonstrates the correct way to break-in a composite bat: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiZ3dzChfG0
How many hits does it take to break-in?
We recommend taking about 150 hits and rotating the barrel a quarter of an inch every time to evenly break-in the bat.
Can this bat be used in Pony league baseball?
Yes, the Easton S1 is approved for Pony baseball.
Do I have to break it in before games?
Yes, the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League does require a break-in period prior to game use. Check out this link to our recommended break-in process: http://www.justbats.com/blog/index.php/3789/breaking-in-your-composite-baseball-bat
This bat is composite right. So how many hits do I need to break it in?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League is a composite bat which requires a break-in period prior to game use. Check out this link to a video that demonstrates our recommended break-in process: http://www.justbats.com/blog/index.php/3789/breaking-in-your-composite-baseball-bat
What is the difference between the Easton S1 and the 2014 S3?
The Easton S1 is a two-piece full composite design. The Easton S3 will be a one-piece alloy design that uses Easton's THT100 alloy.
Do you guys have the 2014 version of this bat? We are looking to buy it for our 10 yr old.
The 2014 Easton S1 bats are scheduled to be released on November 15th.
My son is 4'9" approx. 80 lbs, playing 12u USSSA. I believe this bat will get the job done, but I want to make sure I understand the way in which you distinguish between a contact hitter vs power hitter.
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat would be perfect for both types of hitters. I see more contact guys loving the S1 though. It will have a very balanced feel that contact guys will love!
My son is playing kid pitch travel ball. I am looking for a good big barrel bat. What Easton model would be good and size for my 8 year old son who is 4' and 60 lbs.
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League has been a very popular bat and it would be great for your son. When sizing your child try using our bat coach in the link provided. It is a great tool to help get him sized up perfectly. http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
My son will be 12 in December. He is 5' and weighs about 85 lbs. Which size Easton S1 l would be best for him for next year?
Based on his height and weight, we recommend a 31" model in the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat. For further information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.batwarehouse.com/bat-coach/
I am 5'4" 110 lbs. What Easton bat should I use in senior league?
Based on your height and weight, we recommend a 31" model in the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat. For further information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
Which is better the 2013 Easton S1 or the 2013 DeMarini CF5?
The 2013 Easton S1 and 2013 DeMarini CF5 are very similar in construction and performance. Both bats are top of the line.
I am 5'4" and 155 lbs what Easton Power Brigade Senior League bat should I get?
If you are a contact hitter the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League would be the best option. If you are a power hitter a one-piece bat like the 2013 Easton S3: SL13S310 would be a better choice.
Does Easton make this bat in 2 3/4", -10?
This 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League is the only S1 Youth Big Barrel model that Easton produced. They did not produce this bat in the 2 3/4" barrel diameter.
I liked the Youth version of this bat, but would this have the same feel as the Youth model?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League is also a balanced two-piece bat just like the Youth model.
Does this bat meet the Batted Ball Coefficient of Restitution (BBCOR) performance standard (to be legal for Little League Junior division)?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat is not BBCOR certified and is not approved for the Junior Division of Little League. The only bats with composite barrels that have -3 length to weight ratios and a BBCOR stamp would be approved for that division.
How does this bat sound?
You can click the speaker icon to the right of the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League and it will play the sound of the bat.
Will the 2014 bats be available in a -5 length weight ratio?
No, the 2014 Easton S1 is not manufactured in a -5 length to weight ratio.
My son is 5'1" and weighs 84 lbs. He is average build and contact hitter. He is currently using a 29" (drop 8.5) Marrucci bat. What bat size should I get, 30" or 31"?
Based on his height and weight we recommend a 30" 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League.
My son is playing 12U USSSA, Hardcore which are two different organizations that host tournaments. Looking at buying him the EASTON S1: SL13S110 but worried that it is not BBCOR Certified. Should it matter?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League is legal in USSSA play. USSSA does not require a bat to be BBCOR unless it is the 15U and above age division. Rules for Hardcore should be confirmed with your league official.
I'm 11, 5' 2", and I weigh 107 lbs. I'm a power hitter, what size bat should I get?
For a player your size you should use the 31" 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League.
Is this the right bat for a power hitter?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat is a two-piece fully composite design with a balanced swing weight. Generally a power hitter does prefer more of an end loaded swing weight like the http://www.justbats.com/product/2013-easton-xl1--sl13x18-senior-league/15970/
Is the 2013 model of the S1 any different than the 2012 model? If so then how?
Yes, The 2012 Easton S1 used an IMX composite and the 2013 uses a SIC Carbon composite, but it just reduced more vibration.
I am 5', 80 lbs, and I'm a contact hitter. Should I get a 2013 Easton S1 or a 2013 DeMarini CF5? What size should I use?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League and the DeMarini CF5 will both be very balanced and high performing bats, which is great for a contact hitter, so it will come down to your preference. Try using our bat coach in the link provided to find yourself the perfect sized bat. http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
I'm moving up from Little League to Junior League. Would this bat be legal in Junior League?
Bats with composite barrels, like the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat, must be BBCOR certified to be legal for the Junior League of Little League Baseball. This Easton S1 is not BBCOR certified and is not legal for Junior League.
Will there be any significant differences in the 2014 models as compared to the 2013 and 2012 S1 and 2011 Omen?
The details on the 2014 Easton S1 have not yet been released. We will have more information on them around November.
What is the difference between the Easton S1, S2, and, S3?
The Easton S1 is a two-piece full composite. The Easton S2 is a two-piece bat with a composite handle and alloy barrel. The Easton S3 is a one-piece alloy. All three models are balanced and designed for a contact hitter.
My son is 10, 4' 5", and 75 lbs. This is his first year in travel ball. I'm looking at the S1 and the CF5. He is a contact hitter. Which would be the better bat? And size?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat and DeMarini CF5 are very similar bats (two-piece, fully composite bats with very balanced swing weights). They carry the same performance certification and will give your player similar results. Based on his height and weight, we recommend a 29" model of either bat.
When will the 2014 models be out?
The 2014 Easton bats are scheduled to be released September 1, 2013.
Is this bat legal for Babe Ruth?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League is only legal for the 13-15 age division in Babe Ruth Baseball. Ages 12 and below are required to use a 2 1/4" barrel, such as the 2013 Easton S1: YB13S1 Youth.
My son is 135 pounds and 64 inches tall what size bat should he use?
Try using out bat coach. It is a great tool to help get your son the perfect size 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League. Here is a link! http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
Is this bat BBCOR?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League is not BBCOR certified. All BBCOR certified bats have to be -3s. The 2013 Easton S1 BBCOR: BB13S1 Adult is the BBCOR certified two-piece fully composite S-Series model.
I'm 5' 1" and 91 pounds. What size should I get? How many balls does it take to break it in?
Based on results from Bat Coach (http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/), we recommend a 31" model of the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat. The break-in period should only take about 150-200 reps. Here is a link to a video that describes the entire break-in process in detail: http://www.justbats.com/blog/index.php/3789/breaking-in-your-composite-baseball-bat
I'm debating between this in 31" 21 oz, or the CF5 in the same size. I'm a contact hitter, but bat 3rd because I get hits to the outfield which drives in runs. I know both bats are very similar in terms of balance, pop, and durability. Please say what I would do better with.
The Easton S1 and the DeMarini will both be very similar bats in every aspect, but the Easton S1 will probably work better for you.
How would this bat compare to the DeMarini Vexxum? For a contact hitter with quick hands, which bat would be a better fit?
Both the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League and the 2014 DeMarini Vexxum: DXVXR Senior League will be very balanced and perfect for a contact hitter. The deciding factor will be whether you prefer composite or aluminum.
I was using a 31-20, and I'm 5 foot tall. What size do you recommend? I'm a contact hitter with a little power and weigh 90 pounds.
We recommend that you stay with the 30" model. You could consider increasing in weight by 1-2 oz. every season. That way, the transition to BBCOR bats will be smoother. For further sizing information, check out Bat Coach: http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
How many balls does it take to break it in?
Watch the video in the link to learn how to perfectly break in your composite 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiZ3dzChfG0
I'm 11, 4'11" and weigh 85 lbs. I'm a power and contact hitter, what size should I use?
Based on your height and weight, we recommend a 30" model in the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat. For further information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
I'm 11, 4'9" and 80 lbs. What size would you recommend?
Based on your height and weight, we recommend a 30" model in the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat. For further information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
I am deciding between the 2014 Vexxum and this bat. I am a contact hitter, pretty small, 13 years old, 5' 2", and 90 pounds. Which bat will be a better fit?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League would be a graet choice for a contact hitter, The bat is very balanced and perfectly for someone your size.
My son is 11 years old and 5'4" tall and weighs 100 lbs., would this be a good bat for him? What would you recommend?
Based on his height and weight, we recommend a 31" model in the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat. For further information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
I understand it takes between 150-200 balls to break in the Easton S1. But once the bat is broken-in, can you use it in batting cages with the yellow balls? Will this kill the pop?
We do not recommend using any bat, including the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League, with those yellow "dimple" cage balls. Those balls are much more dense than a baseball, and could damage or reduce the useful life of your bat.
Would you be aloud to be able to use this in a 13U or 14U game?
This depends on the league you are playing in. The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League is legal in USSSA, but not approved for Little League Juniors Divisions. We recommend checking with your local league official for specific rules.
What bat has more pop the Easton S1 or the Easton XL1?
The Easton XL1 is end loaded and is more for a power hitter than the Easton S1. The Easton S1 is more for the contact line driver player.
Will the Easton S1: SL13S110 be damaged if you use it in a game without breaking it in first?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 isn't guaranteed to break or become damaged if you use it without breaking it in. However, the chances of the bat breaking or becoming damaged will increase drastically without a break-in period.
What's the difference in the YB13S1 and the SL13S1? My son is 6 years old. He is 4' tall and 50 lbs. He currently uses the 2011 Easton Rival XXL 27" 17 oz. Which would be a better fit for him?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat will be a Senior League model with a big 2 5/8" barrel. It will come in a -10 length to weight size. The YB13S1 will be the same bat design in a Youth version with a smaller 2 1/4" barrel diameter. It will come with a -12 length to weight ratio. At 6 years old he should probably be using the -12 Youth Easton S1.
Is it legal in Pony baseball?
Yes. The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 is approved for play in Pony.
My son is 11 is 5'3" & 130lbs. Hits with power, and also has a high avg. I've been told to go to a 31" or 32" bat -8 - Your thoughts?
Most is going to come down to the size bat he is currently using as swing speed with said bat. Based on his size, a 31" model of the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 would be more common.
Can you compare this DeMarini to the Easton S1 and the Marucci Elite. I have an 11 year old contact hitter that needs bat speed and does not want a heavy bat. What's my best option between the three? Which will give him more pop and power while not slowing his swing and feeling heavier?
2013 Easton S1 Senior League is the speed series. The S series brings speed which adds power to your son's game. The Easton fits the mold of what you are looking for.
My son is 10 years old 4'9" 70 lbs. Will this bat give him the best swing speed?
The 2013 Easton S1 is one of the fastest swinging bats we offer. It would be a great choice for your son.
what would you prefer for a power hitter that wants a fast swing speed but still has enough power to bring in out of the ballpark? the 2014 demarini paradox or the easton s1 32 inches for both bats thank you!
The 2013 Easton S1 Senior League is more for line driver contact hitters. The DeMarini Voodoo Paradox is end loaded and is designed only for power hitters.
Please explain the difference between the three Easton bats. The S1, S2, S3. My son is 11 and looking to move up to a 30 inch bat but I don't want one that is too heavy to compromise speed, but still give him good pop. He is a contact hitter with light power.
The Easton S1 is a two-piece composite bat. The Easton S2 is a two-piece bat with a composite handle and an alloy barrel and the Easton S3 is a one-piece alloy bat. The S1 or the S2 will be best for your son because of the two-piece balanced design.
What recommendations do you have regarding this bat and using it in these colder varying temperatures, specifically using it on 40 degree, 50 degree, and 60 degree days?
It is recommended that a composite barreled bat such as the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat not be used in temperatures below 55 degrees Fahrenheit.
How late will the 2014 series come out?
Look for the 2014 Easton's in late November.
When will the next power brigade series be made? and what will be the differences?
Look for the new Easton's to come out sometime late this year. We won't know any of the details till later in the year. Fill free to check back in at anytime.
Is This bat BBCOR .50 Certified?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League is not BBCOR certified.
Is this bat approved for (50/70) Intermediate league?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League will not be approved for play in Intermediate League because of its composite barrel.
Is the 2 5/8" bat legal for senior league?
Any league that requires 2 5/8" barrels and the USSSA 1.15 BPF stamp should allow the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League.
What is the difference between the S1: SL13S110 and the S1: SL11S110?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 is the current model and has an upgraded SIC Black Carbon Composite handle. The SL11S110 is the 2012 model of the bat and has the IMX Composite in the barrel and handle.
My son is 11 years old, 5'6" tall and weighs 150 lbs., would this be a good bat for him? What would you recommend?
Based on his height and weight, we recommend a 32" model in the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat. For further information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
How do I break in the 2013 Easton S1. 33/30. -3. The best way possible? I'm 6'2 154 pounds. Please help.
To break in the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 we recommend taking 150-200 hits off of soft-toss or a tee.Start at about 40% 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. We also recommend to use real, leather baseballs.
My son is 9. He plays travel ball and little league and last year played around 65 games. He used TPX Catalyst 28" 18 oz. last year. I am looking for a better bat that will increase bat speed and power. He is 4' 3" and around 60 lbs he is small but hits hard. Is this the best bat out for him or what else would you recommend?
With your son's given weight and size we suggest a 28" bat. If you want to add bat speed over time you could go with a 29" 19 oz. bat. The 2013 Easton S1 is a great bat and is perfect for him. It's low M.O.I. generates speed and equals power.
Will you ship to Australia?
Unfortunately we do not ship outside of the United States.
My son is 9. Which Easton bat is appropriate for his age? He is a solid hitter. He has swung a 28/18 prodigy for the last 3 years.
It's always recommend that a player stick with the same type of bat they have used in the past with the most success. In doing so, the player is much, much more likely to have continued success at the plate. Thus, the Easton S3 is recommended as it is most similar to the Prodigy in terms of construction and balance.
12 yr old 4'7" 70 lbs. Swung an Easton Omen 2 1/4" 30" 18 oz. last year. Would the S1 2 5/8 30" 20 oz. be the next acceptable upgrade? We are looking at DeMarini CF5 as well. Is one better than other? Thanks!
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League replaced the Easton Omen. It will have upgraded composite materials and will be more balanced than the Easton Omen. The DeMarini CF5 is also balanced. They are both excellent choices.
Is this bat legal for the Junior division?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League is USSSA certified, so it is legal for little league play.
I put a 28/18 S1 on an accurate scale and it weighed nearly 20 oz, while the Combat B4 was a true 18 oz. I notcied this with last year's S3 also. Why does Easton do this?
This is common with many manufacturers. Easton, along with many others weigh their bats before the final stages of production and bats can weigh a little more than advertised because of this.
Does this bat meet 2012 NFHS rules?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat does not meet standards set forth for high school baseball. All high school player must use a BBCOR certified drop three (-3) bat. The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat is a drop ten (-10) bat. It is too light in weight to be used in high school play.
Is this bat legal for 2013 Pony baseball at the Bronco age level?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League is legal in 2013 Pony League at the Bronco age level.
Is this approved for little league 2013 50-70'division?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 is not legal at any level in Little League.
Is it legal in Babe Ruth baseball for ages 13-15?
No, the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat is not allowed in Babe Ruth ages 13-15. All composite barrel bats for that league must be BBCOR certified. Here is a link to the BBCOR certified model http://www.justbats.com/product/2013-easton-s1-bbcor--bb13s1-adult/15981/
My son is growing like a weed. He used the Easton Omen IMX Composite 28" 18 oz. last year. He's 5' 85 pounds. What do you suggest?
If your son enjoyed the Easton Omen, then the 2013 Easton S1 would be a great choice. It is the model that replaced the Omen, so it is going to be very similar in terms of performance and balance.
Does this swing lighter than the CF5? My son has the gold 29" 19 oz. CF5 and I am looking at either the new 2013 CF5 or S1 in a 30" 20 oz.
The 2013 Easton S1 is a very balanced and light swinging model. Both the DeMarini CF5 and the Easton S1 are very comparable when it comes to performance and balance.
My son is 7 yrs. old and 49 and half inches tall. He plays travel ball on a 9U team. Would you recommend S1 2 5/8 senior bat or a S1 2 1/4 little league bat? He is a contact hitter.
Both the Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat and the Easton S1: YB13S1 Youth bat are two-piece fully composite designs that feature balanced swing weights. They are both suited for a contact hitter. I would recommend checking what barrel diameter is legal for the league that he plays in.
Can't make up my mind between the this bat and the S3 2 3/4. My son has the last year's S1 2 1/4 but can move to a big barrel this year. What do you think?
The S1 is recommended as it is always recommend that a player stick with the same type of bat they have used in the past with the most success. In doing so, the player is much, much more likely to have continued success at the plate.
My 10 year old used the DeMarini Vexxum in a 30/20 in Summer 9u and Fall 10u. He is a contact hitter with average power. Would you recommend the S or the XL for him in Spring 10u and should he stay at 30/20? Thanks in advance.
The DeMarini Vexxum and the Easton XL1 are both end loaded, better designed for a contact hitter with some power. If he needs quicker bat speed we would recommend a more balanced bat like the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League. The length and weight of the bat is best determined by the height and weight of the player. Our bat coach is an excellent tool; http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/.
I am looking for a Easton bat for my 13 year old. Most of guys on his team are ordering -5 bat. I do not see that offering 31"-5 Can you help me?
Here are all the -5 Easton bats: http://www.justbats.com/products/baseball%20bats~youth%20big%20barrel/length%20to%20weight%20ratio~-%205/vendor~easton/
My son is going to be playing for his middle school team, is this legal?
Depends on what association the league is governed by. Some require the USSSA 1.15 stamp (which this has), while others require BBCOR certification (which this does not have). It would be best to check with your son's coach for bat requirements.
We have been using the Rival 2010 bat for the last two years and they are all dented up. Now we need a new bat. We love the pop of the Rival but cannot find a replacement. I have an 8 year old who is a great contact hitter just not a power hitter. I am looking for a bat that will be the same or better than the Rival. Is this the right bat?
The Easton S3: SL11S310 Senior League replaced the RIval. Normally one-piece bats like the Rival and S3 are better suited for power hitters. However, if he has had great success with the Rival, we would recommend the S3. The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League is designed for contact hitters.
Is this bat particularly lighter than the actual weight, for example, if last year I used a 30" 20 oz. and that is very light, will that be too light for me?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat will swing true to it's weight. There are some sizing options available. We currently have the 30" 20 oz. and the 31" 21 oz. If you were in the 30" last year I would think about the 31" this season.
My son is playing USSSA 13u next spring. When buying a bat, what are the dimensions we should look for? His bat that we bought from JustBats was an Omen 31/21 2 5/8 barrel. What barrel and drop should we be looking for? Thanks
A good size for a 13 year old would be a 31/23. Or, if he is strong enough he could swing a 31/26.
My son is 11 and currently using a 2011 Demarini Vendetta C6. He is a solid contact hitter. Looking at the 2013 S1. Looking for an opinion on which would be better? Pros and cons.
The Easton S1 uses the high performing IMX Composite, and doesn't have any major cons. It would be a great choice for a contact hitter.
is this a big barrel
The SL13S110 is a youth big barrel model, with a 2 5/8 inch barrel diameter. Here is the link to view more details on this model. http://www.justbats.com/product/2013-easton-s1--sl13s110-senior-league/15971/
My son is 12 years old. 5'6" and weighs 106 pounds with clothes on. He really would like a big barrel composite bat for travel ball in the spring, plus one that he can continue on with after little league. My son is a good contact hitter and can get into one now and then. Currently tending to be hitting a lot of ground balls with his DeMarini Voodoo 31 inch. Which big barrel bat (size, weight, make) should I be looking at with the Easton. He really wants the new XL1, but I think a drop 5 might be too heavy. Help!!
That's difficult for us to answer without first knowing the length and weight of his current bat. You can either email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at 1-866-321-2287.
My 10 year old son is 5'5 inches tall and 70 pounds. He is a very good contact hitter with average power. Should we be looking at the S or XL models? Thx.
The Easton S1 is balanced and designed for the contact hitter, whereas the Easton XL1 is more end loaded and designed for a power hitter. Therefore the S1 would be the better bat for you.
I was mistaken in my last question. My son is 59 inches and 81 pounds. Do you this bat size 32 and 22 ounces be a good fit for him?
Based on his height and weight, a 30" model of the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat is recommended.
Why is the S1 2 1/4 a -12 and the S1 Big Barrel a -10? Is there going to be a difference feel when my son switches to the big barrel this year?
Big barrel bats are almost always going to be heavier models than youth small barrel bat. Big barrel bats have more surface area for contact and a larger sweetspot.
What is the difference from the 2012 S1 to the 2013 S1?
The new 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 uses new compoiste technology in the handle of the bat for better durability.
Trying to decide between the S and the XL series. Son uses the 2 1/4 S1 need big barrel. Trying to decide which one.
If he has above average strength and swing speed, a bat in the XL Series is recommended. If he has average to below average strength and swing speed, a bat in the S Series is recommended.
Because the 2013 Easton S1 doesnt have the little notches on the end cap to show where to rotate it on each hit like the s2 and s3, how do i know where to rotate it to while breaking in the composite?
All you have to do is rotate the bat a half inch between each hit. You do not have to be exactly at a half inch as it does not matter if you're off by a little bit.
I'm most likely going to buy the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League Bat and I would like to know what exactly "breaking in the composite means/does?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League will be a Two-Piece all composite designed bat. We suggest to break-in this bat you take soft toss or tee work at around 100-200 swings before any heavy game use. By breaking in the composite fibers you won't see any damage to the bat and the performance will tend to be much higher. Over time, the more swings you put on this bat the better it will perform. It will act as a trampoline effect. Where as an Aluminum Alloy barrel bat will be the best right out of the wrapper and slowly lose its pop over time.
I am lookin to purchase the 2013 Easton S1 (32in 22oz)i would like to know if it needs to be broken in since it is composite. If the composite does need to be broken in how long does it take.
The Easton S1 is a composite bat that requires a break-in period of 150-200 hits off a tee. Start at about 40% power, gradually increase, and be sure to rotate the bat a half inch in your hands between each hit.
Does the 2013 Easton S1 have a break in period? If so how long is it?
Yes, the 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League requires a break-in period. You should take approximately 150 to 200 soft toss swings or hits off a tee, rotating the barrel a quarter inch every swing to break in the composite materials.
Because the 2013 Easton S1 is composite does it have a date when the composite expires??? If it does when would that be
There is not date in which the composite will expire on the Easton S1.
Besides graphics, what's the difference between the 2012 and 2013 models?
Besides the graphics the 2012 and 2013 Easton S1 Senior League models will be the same with the exception of an upgraded composite material in the handle to reduce vibration.
When is the bat going to be available?
The 2013 Easton S1: SL13S110 Senior League bat will have a release date of November 15, 2012.
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