Questions and Answers for Easton XL3: SL13X39 Senior League
When will you guys get the 31/22 size for this bat?
Unfortunately, the 2013 Easton XL3 (SL13X39) Senior League has been discontinued and we will not be getting the 31/22 back in stock. We do have the 2014 Easton XL3 (SL14X39) Senior League in a 31/22.
Can my son use this bat in his CYO league since it is a one piece alloy bat? And can it be used in Juniors Little League?
The 2013 Easton XL3: SL13X39 Senior League bat is legal in both Little League Junior Division and CYO ball.
Is this bat approved for 12u Pony?
Yes. The 2013 Easton XL3: SL13X39 Senior League bat is approved for play in Pony.
Is this a big barrel?
The 2013 Easton XL3: SL13X39 is a big barrel bat that has a barrel diameter of 2 5/8".
Would you recommend this bat for a 13 year old? Size 32" 22 oz.
A 32" 2013 Easton XL3: SL13X39 Senior League should work just fine for your son.
Would it bat appropriate for my son, who is 12 year old, 5"6, and 131 lbs?
The 2013 Easton XL3: SL13X39 Senior League is an end loaded bat. It is best suited for a power hitter.
Is there a minimum temperature that this bat can be used in?
In general I would not recommend using the 2013 Easton XL3: SL13X39 Senior League in temperatures 55 degrees or below.
Is the XL3 all aluminum?
Yes, the 2013 Easton XL3: SL13X39 Senior League bat is a one-piece alloy design.
Are there any advantages to an end loaded bat verses a well balanced bat, does the ball go further or what?
Power hitters with high swing speed can generate more inertia with endloaded bats. So, for a stronger hitter with high swing speed, endloaded bats are recommended and will typically make the ball go a bit further. Hitters who do not have above average strength and swing speed will do better with a more balanced bat.
Will this bat last 2 years of 12 and 13 year old travel ball?
Yes, the Easton stands by the products. They actually offer the longest warranty. It's a full 400 day manufacturer warranty.
What is the main difference between the Rival model and the XL3? Thanks.
The Easton XL3 features an extended barrel with a slightly end loaded feel. The Easton Rival and the XL3 are both one-piece alloy bats.
Is this bat legal for pony baseball? Is this bat approved for 13-15 year old men?
No for 13-15 year olds in pony you must be using any BBCOR certified bat. You can find these bats by sorting by adult bats on our website.
Does it come in a 29" 20oz.?
The 2013 Easton XL3: SL13X39 is not produced in a 29" 20 oz. model.
What's the difference between the XL1 -8 and the XL3 -9 besides the drop and the price?
The 2013 Easton XL3: SL13X39 Senior League bat is a one-piece alloy design. The 2013 Easton XL1: SL13X18 Senior League bat is a two-piece fully composite design. Choosing between the two will depend on what you're more comfortable swinging.
Does this bat meet the requirements for 2013 for Babe Ruth and High School rules? Is there any composite component to this bat?
The 2013 Easton XL3: SL13X39 Senior League bat is not BBCOR certified so it is not legal for high school play. It is an alloy bat and does not have any composite material.
My son currently swings a Demarini Voodoo 31-22. He prefers bats that are endloaded. Would this bat be comparable to the Voodoo in terms of the endload? Also, what are factors to consider when looking at a one-piece bat like this versus the two-piece?
The 2013 Easton XL3: SL13X39 Senior League will be comparable in end loaded weight to the Voodoo. One-piece bats will be stiffer, better for a power hitter. Two piece bats will have more flex.
I play little league and can I use this bat in Juniors ?
Yes. The 2013 Easton XL3: SL13X39 is approved for play in Little League's Junior Division.
will this come in a 28-18 or 29-19?
Unfortunately, the Easton XL3 is not produced in those sizes.
do you offer the sl13x39 in a -10 or -12 in a 30-19 im trying to find a bat for my 12 year old ?
Unfortunately, the 2013 Easton XL3: SL13X39 is not produced in a -10 or -12.
Is this bat the successor to the Rival series. Any real changes other than color?
Yes, the 2013 Easton XL3: SL13X39 Senior League bat would be the latest all alloy, one-piece model from Easton. The Easton Rival XXL: BG10XL Senior League bat was created the same. The XL3 will be made from THT100 Scandium Alloy and will have a slight end-loaded feel. It will provide a longer barrel and a massive sweet spot. The Rival XXL also provided these things. The sizing is a little different. The Rival XXL came in -10, while the 2013 XL3 will come in -9. The Rival XXL also had a bigger 2 3/4" barrel diameter while this XL3 will have a 2 5/8" barrel diameter. The 2013 XL3 will have a better warranty providing a full 400 day warranty through Easton.
Is the XL3 Senior League bat going to have the 1.15 BPF stamp and have a big enough handle end piece to fit a donut?
Yes, the **PRE-BOOK** 2013 Easton XL3: SL13X39 Senior League bat will feature the new updated USSSA stamp with the 1.15 BPF. You will also be able to slide a hitting accessory over the handle of the bat.
When does this bat come out?
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