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Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB12EX2

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Questions and Answers for Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB12EX2

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I am a big 14 year old kid. I'm 6'1" and 210 lbs. I am wondering how balanced this bat is?

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR (BB12EX2) is a balanced bat.

Kara Expert ·May 07, 2014

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out of the exogrid 2 the velo and the demarini versus which has the most pop?

Unfortunately, one is not proven to outperform the other. This EXOGRID 2 is a great bat but often has a heavier feel to players. The VELO would be the lightest-swinging bat out of the group. And the Versus would offer protection from sting with the two-piece design. All of these bats are BBCOR certified, so it's important to fit the style of the bat to your preference to get the best results.

Mac Expert ·Mar 15, 2014

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Is this bat more balanced than the Prodigy Legit BBCOR bat?

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR ( BB12EX2) is balanced like the Prodigy Legit. They will feel similar in weight.

Kara Expert ·Mar 14, 2014

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Why is there a rattle in my TPX Exogrid 2?

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult bat may have had a piece of inside material flake off and is moving around inside your bat.

Brandon Expert ·Feb 02, 2014

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Is the EXOGRID 3 legal for high school BBCOR? Thank you.

Yes, the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 3 BBCOR: BB13EX Adult is BBCOR certified and legal for high school play.

John H Expert ·Nov 06, 2013

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Is the EXOGRID illegal for high school BBCOR standards?

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult features the BBCOR certified .50 stamp and is legal for high school play.

Jason Expert ·Nov 06, 2013

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What is the difference in Louisville Slugger SMU Exogrid 2 BBCOR (-3) Adult Bat?

There are no differences between the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult and the Louisville Slugger SMU EXOGRID 2. The Louisville Slugger SMU was a special edition bat. It had the same materials as the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult.

Kara Expert ·Nov 04, 2013

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In your opinion, which is best? The EXOGRID 2, Marucci Black 2 or the Easton S1? I'm searching for a new bad for high school baseball and have heard good things about each bat.

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult, 2013 Marucci Black 2 BBCOR: MCBB20, and 2013 Easton S1 BBCOR: BB13S1 are all high performing bats. The Marucci Black 2 has an extended barrel and sweet spot. The Easton S1 will have more flex because of the two-piece composite design. The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 will be the stiffest and is best designed for a power hitter.

Kara Expert ·Sep 25, 2013

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What is more balanced the EXOGRID 2 or the 2013 DeMarini Voodoo?

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR will have a balanced swing weight. The 2013 DeMarini Voodoo has a slightly end loaded swing weight.

John H Expert ·Sep 24, 2013

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The EXOGRID 2 white bat came out before the black EXOGRID 2, right? (My dad made a bet cause he thinks the black came out before the white).

This Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult bat is the newest model of EXOGRID 2. The model with the Black barrel/Silver handle (CB11EX2) was BESR certified and pre-dates this model. So, your dad wins that one.

Mac Expert ·Jul 24, 2013

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My friend got this bat a size too big, can the warranty replace it with a new size?

Any bat defects will go directly to Louisville Slugger. You can contact them at 1-800-282-2287 and they will be able to let you know for sure.

Noah Expert ·Jul 24, 2013

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Would this be a good bat for a contact hitter?

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult is a very balanced bat and it would be great for a contact hitter.

Noah Expert ·Jun 28, 2013

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What is the difference between the EXOGRID 2 and EXOGRID 3?

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 and the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 3 will both use the same composite and alloy. The sweet spot on both bats will be identical.

Noah Expert ·Jun 12, 2013

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I am 5' 4" and 110 pounds. Is this bat right for me or would you recommend any other bat.

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult is a very balanced bat and would be great for a player your size.

Noah Expert ·May 29, 2013

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Compared to a bad BESR aluminum bat, how would this bat compare? I am switching to BBCOR.

The BBCOR standard is not near as hot as any of the BESR bats were. All BBCOR have to meet the BBCOR standard to be legal for high school and college, so the old bats will still seem better no matter which bat you had.

Noah Expert ·May 29, 2013

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If this bat was used in a non college or high school game, would it preform as good as a D.X.2 DeMarini?

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult is a great bat. The bat will perform just as well as any other BBCOR bat, including the DeMarini.

Noah Expert ·May 28, 2013

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Is this bat top heavy? And if is how does it feel compared to Eastons XL series?

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult bat is going to have a balanced swing weight instead of the XL Series' end loaded weight.

Kevin Expert ·Apr 09, 2013

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It looks like the bat is 31" with 2 5/8" barrel diameter, with the BBCOR performance standard label. The certification mark is rectangular on each side of the barrel in a contrast color? Do you think it meets Little League Standards for Juniors use?

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR would be more for your high school and college player. Please feel free to check with a league official to make sure.

Chad M. Expert ·Mar 23, 2013

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What is the difference between this years EXOGRID 3 and last years?

The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 3 BBCOR: BB13EX Adult features the upgraded LS-2X composite inserts.

Kevin Expert ·Mar 05, 2013

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Do I get both of these bats in this "bat pack"?

Yes, if you get the Bat Pack Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult 2-Pack you will get two bats.

Frank Expert ·Feb 26, 2013

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Is this bat legal for 2013 Pony league?

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult bat is BBCOR Certified. If you wish to use it for Pony it will be legal. It just may not perform as good as some youth big barrel bats will.

Brandon Expert ·Feb 25, 2013

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How does this bat do in the cold? It gets very cold where I live.

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR has an aluminum barrel, which will dent when temperatures get below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Unfortunately, no bat will do very well in temperatures much colder than 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Aluminum bats tend to dent, where composite bats will crack.

Justin R. Expert ·Feb 22, 2013

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Can you tighten the rings inside the bat if they come loose?

No. If the rings inside the barrel of the bat break or come loose, there is not way to fix it yourself and you will have to contact Louisville at 1-800-282-2287.

Tyler Expert ·Feb 12, 2013

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Is this approved for high school use?

Yes the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult will be BBCOR certified, which makes it legal in high school.

Noah Expert ·Jan 27, 2013

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if a power disc comes loose in this bat will it affect the bats performance?

Yes. If a disc comes loose, the bat will be much less durable and will lose pop very quickly.

Tyler Expert ·Jan 21, 2013

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I know this product was produced a while ago but I wanted to know if the manufacturers made any adjustments to fix some of the bats cons.

Louisville Slugger did make adjustments to the EXOGRID 3. They have replaced the metal rings with a 1" graphite band to reduce the rattle found in the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult. They have also added composite inserts to the handle for a maximum trampoline effect and durability.

Kara Expert ·Jan 04, 2013

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Is the Exogrid 2 more end loaded like the Voodoo?

Yes, the DeMarini Voodoo and the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult have a similar swing weight.

Zach Expert ·Jan 02, 2013

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I want to know how it compares to the 2013 Exogrid 3. I bought this one, and want to know what I will be the big differences with the new version out? Is it a big issue? My son likes how both swing, thanks.

The main difference between the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 3: BB13EX Adult bat and the TPX EXOGRID 2: BB12EX2 Adult bat is the Flex-Band technology. The Exogrid 3 has a one inch graphite band that helps it meet the BBCOR standards. This also gives it one of the lowest swing weights in the BBCOR class.

Aubrey Expert ·Dec 18, 2012

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Is this bat legal for Little League 13 year old Junior Division?

Yes. All Adult BBCOR bats are legal in Little League.

Tyler Expert ·Dec 11, 2012

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How does it compare to the TPX Z-1000?

Both the Louisville Slugger TPX Exogrid 2 and the TPX Z-1000 are balanced models. The TPX Exogrid 2 features an alloy barrel and the Z-1000 has a composite barrel.

Noah Expert ·Dec 03, 2012

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What size bat would you recommend for my 14 year old son that is 5'4?

It's difficult to give you a recommendation without knowing more about your son's build. I recommend you try our Bat Coach tool to determine the correct length and weight for your son: http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/

Derek H. Expert ·Dec 03, 2012

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Which bat is better for a power hitter? The Louisville Slugger TPX Exogrid or Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha. My kid is 13.

The Louisville Slugger TPX Exogrid would be better for a power hitter because it is more end loaded than the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha.

Damon Expert ·Nov 24, 2012

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Which one is better the TPX Exogrid 2 or the TPX Z-1000?

Both the Louisville Slugger TPX Exogrid 2 and the TPX Z-1000 are very balanced models. The TPX Exogrid 2 features an alloy barrel and the Z-1000 has a composite barrel. Here is a link for further comparison between the two models http://www.justbats.com/compare/

Aubrey Expert ·Nov 21, 2012

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How does the EXOGRID 2 compare with the XL3?

The EXOGRID 2 and the Easton XL3 are both one-piece alloy bats. The EXOGRID 2 is going to be balanced, while the Easton XL3 is going to be an end loaded bat.

Noah Expert ·Nov 10, 2012

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Many people say the rings inside the barrel come loose. Is that true?

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR did have some issues with the metal rings in the barrel coming loose. This does not affect the performance of the bat. The new 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 3 BBCOR bats have a one inch graphite band to prevent any rattles in the barrel.

Kara Expert ·Nov 08, 2012

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The bat has something that rattles around inside the barrel of the bat. Do I need to return the bat to Louisville Slugger for analysis and possible replacement?

If you purchased your bat within the last year, it will be covered under warranty through Louisville Slugger. You will need to contact them at 1-800-282-2287, regarding all warranty issues.

Tyler Expert ·Nov 07, 2012

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What are the differences between this Exo and the new Exo 3?

The new Exogrid 3 features Louisville's new Flex-Band Technology. Rather than thickening the walls of bats to bring them in line with BBCOR standards, Louisville Slugger inserted a very light one inch wide graphite band. Not only does this flex-band give the Exogrid 3 one of the lowest swing weight available in its BBCOR hybrid class, it is small enough that the sweet spot feels just like high performing BESR bats of the past.

Tyler Expert ·Nov 06, 2012

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I just ordered this bat from this website and i play travel baseball. I practice every Saturday over the winter from 8-10. If I use this every practice in the cages will it ruin the pop?

If the Exo 2 is your game bat, than we do not recommend using it in the cage. Cage balls are built for durability and are very dense in design. Extended cage use can lead to dents in the barrel and a possible decline in performance. Use real baseballs in your cage work if possible.

John Expert ·Nov 05, 2012

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Does this bat have a balanced weight or is it top-heavy?

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 is a balanced bat.

Tyler Expert ·Oct 30, 2012

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Hi, I need a bat that's 32" and 24 oz. Which one do I take and it must cost around $200?

Some of the most popular bats at around the $200 price with 32"-24oz sizing will be: Marucci Black: MSB11 Senior League COMBAT 52 Caliber: 52SL1 -8 Senior League Anderson Ignite: IXR8 Senior League Metalstorm Green Diamond: MS2PGD8 Senior League **PRE-BOOK** 2013 Easton XL2: SL13X28 Senior League

Brandon Expert ·Oct 26, 2012

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Why did the price of the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR go down so much?

The price went down on the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR bat because the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 3 is out now.

Noah Expert ·Oct 13, 2012

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What Exogrid BBCOR bat do you get when it is broken?

If your Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 breaks or has something wrong with it you will send it to the manufacture for the same bat as long as it is within the one year manufactures warranty.

Noah Expert ·Oct 12, 2012

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How long is the barrel?

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR has a 12" barrel.

Kara Expert ·Oct 05, 2012

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Would the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 Adult baseball bat or the Marucci Team BBCOR baseball bat be better for a contact hitter. In other words, which one is more balanced?

Both the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 and the Marucci Team BBCOR baseball bats are balanced bats and both are well suited for a contact hitter.

Jeff Expert ·Oct 04, 2012

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When the composite barrell was banned from some leagues where composite handles banned to?

Most leagues that banned full composite bats still allow alloy bats with composite handles. I recommend checking with your coach or league director to confirm though.

Tyler Expert ·Aug 28, 2012

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When did the EXOGRID 2 come out?

This Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 was released in November of 2011. The new model of the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID will be released this November.

Tom Expert ·Aug 28, 2012

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I am a line drive hitter who likes to hit for power. Should I get the EXOGRID 2 or the 2012 CF5?

Both bats would work great for a contact hitter looking for some more power. The main difference is that the Louisville Slugger EXOGRID 2 is a one-piece fully aluminum design, whereas the DeMarini CF5 is a two-piece fully composite bat.

Tom Expert ·Aug 27, 2012

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When did the EXOGRID 2 come out?

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 was released in 2011.

Kara Expert ·Aug 27, 2012

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How balanced is this bat?

Thank you for the question. The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 BBCOR is a balanced model.

Nick Expert ·Aug 25, 2012

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What bat would be a better choice between a TPX Exo BBCOR or a Combat 52 Caliber BBCOR. My son is 5' 8" 135lbs. Currently using a H2 31/26 -5 / very fast bat speed.

Both the Louisville Exogrid2 and COMBAT 52 Caliber are decently balanced bats, but the Exogrid2 may have just a slightly more end-loaded feel. If your son has above average swing speed, either would be a good option, but the slightly more end-loaded feel of the Exogrid2 may be more beneficial to him.

Tyler Expert ·Aug 20, 2012

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Im 5'7 what size do i need?

I recommend our Bat Coach. It's a great tool: http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/

Tyler Expert ·Aug 14, 2012

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Will there be a significant performance difference in this model and the 2013 model?

The 2013 models will not be released until November, so we don't have any specs on those yet.

Damon Expert ·Aug 03, 2012

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My son is an incoming HS freshman. He's 6'1" 165 lbs. and a power hitter. Always had good success with TPX bats (used H2 models for last 4 years). Not sure whether to go with the Exogrid2 (BB12EX2) or the Z-1000 (BB12Z). Which bat would you recommend for him? As far as bat size is concerned ... I'm thinking size should be 34"-31oz (was using 32"-27oz last 2 yrs).

The Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 is a one-piece fully aluminum bat with composite inserts in the handle and the the Louisville Slugger TPX Z-1000 is a one-piece fully composite bat. Both bats will be excellent options for a power hitter like your son. We would recommend using a 33" 30 oz. If he has exceptional bat speed then you could consider a 34".

Tom Expert ·Aug 03, 2012

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should i get a 2010 model or this one?

The 2012 TPX Exogrid will not be BBCOR certified, so the 2012 model would be the way to go.

Zach Expert ·Aug 01, 2012

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Which big barrel bat is better for a power hitter a COMbat B3 BBCOR or the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 BBCOR?

The COMBAT B3 BBCOR will be better for a power hitter because it is a one-piece composite design.

Damon Expert ·Jul 28, 2012

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Wondering about the size I should purchase this bat in. I am 5' 10" 170lbs turning 14 in November and I was going to get the 33" 30 oz. because I've been using 32" since little league. Could you give me your opinion?

The 32" 29 oz. or the 33" 30 oz. would both be good fits for you. The 33" 30 oz. might be better if you are looking to use your Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 for more than one year since you will continue to grow.

Tom Expert ·Jul 24, 2012

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I'm going to high school next year and need to buy a BBCOR bat to get used to a BBCOR. I want to get the EXOGRID2 or the Easton Surge for $100 but I'd like to know how worn out this bat will be if I get it buy next high school season. So with bat do you think would last longer and would you recommend?

Both the 2012 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 BBCOR and the Easton Surge will be very durable. The EXOGRID2 is a one-piece bat, better suited for a power hitter. The longevity of the bats really depends on the amount of use.

Kara Expert ·Jul 19, 2012

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I'm a contact hitter with alot of power and a freshman in high school. Would you recommend me to get the Louisville Slugger TPX Exogrid2, the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha, The 2013 DeMarini Voodoo, or the 2013 DeMarini CF5?

If you are a contact hitter with a lot of power, I would go with a two-piece composite. The two-piece will alloy some flex for swing speed and the composite will have some more pop. The only model that meets these specifications of the ones you mentioned is the 2013 DeMarini CF5.

Damon Expert ·Jul 05, 2012

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is the 2012 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 a well balanced bat?

Yes, the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 is a very balanced bat.

Sean Expert ·Jun 30, 2012

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Is this bat good for a power hitter?

Yes the 2012 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 features a high performing SC21 Scandium Alloy in the barrel. The one-piece design is great for power hitters.

Tom Expert ·Jun 27, 2012

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Which bat has more pop between the EXOGRID2 and the Easton S3?

The 2012 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 and the Easton S3 are both high performing bats that have a lot of pop and excellent durability.

Nick K. Expert ·Jun 26, 2012

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Hi, my son uses the easton s3 and i like the bat, but the i personally feel the bat dents too easily. i would like to know if the exo grid or the triton are more balanced or end loaded than the s3 and are either bat more durable than the s3. thanks

The Exogrid and Triton are both fairly well balanced, but they won't be as balanced as the S3. I would give the Exogrid and Triton an advantage in durability as well.

Tyler Expert ·Jun 21, 2012

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I am 13 and 5'10" and 150 pounds. I have an EXOGRID2 32" 29oz. and I was wondering if it was a good size and weight for me? Also I am a power hitter.

According to our Bat Coach, for your particular height and weight, a 32" 29 oz. bat is recommended.

Nick K. Expert ·Jun 18, 2012

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Is this bat top heavy?

The 2012 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 BBCOR is a balanced bat.

Kara Expert ·Jun 13, 2012

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Why has the price of this bat dropped so much? Also which bat has a bigger sweet spot, the TPX Exogrid BBCOR or the Easton S3 BBCOR? Will the TPX reduce sting?

The Louisville Slugger TPX Exogrid2 is a discontinued model. The new models will be released in the fall. Both the TPX and the Easton S3 BBCOR will be comparable on the sweet spots. The TPX will reduce sting because of the composite inserts in the handle.

Damon Expert ·Jun 12, 2012

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I use a 33in/30oz -3 bat and I have lot of power which bat should I use?

The 2012 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 would be a good choice for you. It is a one-piece alloy bat which is popular for power hitters. You may also want to consider a bat with an endload.

Nick D Expert ·Jun 09, 2012

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When is Louisville Slugger going to release new 2013 EXOGRID?

We do not have an exact release date. Normally they release their new versions in the fall.

Kara Expert ·Jun 08, 2012

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What weight should I get? I want a -3. I am 13 yrs old and 4'10 and 78 pounds.

We recommend a 29" 26 oz. based on your height and weight.

Kara Expert ·Jun 05, 2012

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I am a 6-2 singles/doubles hitter with the ocassional long ball. Im looking for a bat that is not top heavy and would be easy to whip through the zone. Which TPX bat would be best for me?

The 2012 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 is a fantastic option. It features Louisville Sluggers AC21 Scandium Alloy with composite inserts in the bats handle. Here is a link to the Louisville Slugger TPX Z1000 which would be another great option for you. http://www.justbats.com/product/2012-louisville-slugger-tpx-z-1000-bbcor--bb12z-adult/13554/

Tom Expert ·Jun 05, 2012

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I am a 12yr old ball player just moving up to the full field. I have trained with a -3 for 2yrs and was wondering about what size(length) I should purchase. I am about 5'8" and 130lbs. Thank you.

A 31" 28oz model would be recommended based on your height and weight.

Tyler Expert ·May 13, 2012

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When is Louisville Slugger going to release their 2013 BBCOR bats because i see college teams already using them?

We don't have a firm ETA at this time, but look for Louisville's new 2013 bats around mid-summer.

Tyler Expert ·May 07, 2012

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I am 13 years old playing up 14u i am 5'11 185 lbs what size should i get

We would suggest a 34" inch bat or a 33" inch bat.

Ryan Expert ·May 05, 2012

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What is the difference between the BB12EX2 and the BBX12EX2?

The only difference between the BB12EX2 and the BBX12EX2 is the graphics. These two bats are manufactured with the same materials and have the same great pop.

Kris Expert ·Apr 28, 2012

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I am 12. What size bat should I get?

We suggest checking out our bat coach for exact sizing; http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/.

Kara Expert ·Apr 27, 2012

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I'm 5'5 200 pounds what size bat should I use?

Based on your height and weight, a 33 inch 30 ounce model would be recommended.

Tyler Expert ·Apr 23, 2012

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I'm 5'6 110 pounds and I'm going into high school next year. I'm looking to get the TPX Exogrid 2. What size should I get?

Based on your height and weight, I would suggest going with a 29-30 inch bat. If you need more help trying to find the right size for you, feel free to use out bat coach feature located on our website.

Jennifer Expert ·Apr 22, 2012

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I'm 5'2" 100 lbs. What do you think is a good light bat for me?

The 2012 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 BBCOR would be a great light weight bat for you.

Kara Expert ·Apr 16, 2012

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I'm 5'11 170 lbs. What size is best do you think?

Based on your height and weight we recommend a 33" 30oz bat.

Kara Expert ·Apr 12, 2012

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I'm 5'8" 170 lbs. Whats A Good Size For Me?

Based on your height and weight, a 33 inch 30 ounce model is recommended.

Tyler Expert ·Apr 11, 2012

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Hi, I was wondering if this bat has an end-loaded feel, if so can you tell me what balanced BBCOR bats you have in stock? Thanks.

The Exogrid is a balanced bat. The Easton S3 and Rawlings 5150 are also good balanced bats.

KB Expert ·Mar 29, 2012

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Hi, I was just wondering if this would be a good choice for a 5'7, and 125 pound 13 year old, He's pretty strong for his age group (13-14). Also, he's batting with pitches at 60-70 mph. If this is not a good choice, could you tell me what is? Thanks.

If your son is a power hitter, then this bat would be a perfect option for him! It is a stiff one piece design that really suits power hitters. However if he is more of a contact or gap hitter I would suggest checking out a two piece bat that will offer more flex and be better suited for him. Some of our best selling two piece adult bats are the Easton S1 or S2, the DeMarini Voodoo, or the Marucci Black just to name a few.

Jennifer Expert ·Mar 27, 2012

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Is the weight in this bat evenly distributed?

The weight in this bat is pretty evenly distributed. It should not have an end loaded feel.

Jennifer Expert ·Mar 27, 2012

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Can I send this bat back if I don't like it?

There is no time frame that UNUSED items in their original condition may be returned for exchange or refund.

Kris Expert ·Mar 26, 2012

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I'm a contact hitter and want a extremely well balanced bat. Would you recommend this or the Easton S2? Also, do you know of anyother well balanced bats? Thanks!

Both bats are very balanced. If you are a contact hitter, the Easton S2 might better suit your needs. Most contact hitters prefer a two piece bat instead of a one piece, like the Exogrid 2. However, a contact hitter can still use a one piece bat, and if you prefer a one piece over a two piece, the Exogrid 2 is definitely a great bat!

Jennifer Expert ·Mar 08, 2012

The S2 will be a little more balanced than the Exogrid2. The Easton S1, Easton S3 and Rawlings 5150 Velo are also great options that are very well balanced.

Tyler Expert ·Mar 08, 2012

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Would you recommend this bat or the Easton Omen BBCOR?

It depends on the type of hitter I'm making the recommendation for. For a strong power hitter, I would recommend the Exogrid2. For a player who doesn't hit for power, I would recommend the Omen.

Tyler Expert ·Feb 20, 2012

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Can this bat be used in highschool and USSSA leagues?

The 2012 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 BBCOR is legal for play in both high school and USSSA leagues.

Brad Expert ·Feb 15, 2012

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are you sure you can use this bat next year?

As far as we know right now (1/27/2011) this bat will be approved.

John Expert ·Jan 27, 2012

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I am looking to get either the exogrid2, the marucci black, and the demarini cf5. I am a singles doubles hitter. I have learned a lot about all the bats and they have all good pop. I am going into high school and want to know which of the bats would be best for me. It needs to have great pop well balanced, and needs to be durable. Thankyou.

All these bat meet the requirements and standards that you are looking for. The bat the is ooing to be the most balanced is going to be the Marucci Black. It is also going to help improve your swing speed and have more pop.

Ryan Expert ·Jan 23, 2012

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what is the difference between this and the exogrid with the power disk

The BB12EX2 does have power discs already inserted in the handle.

Ryan Expert ·Jan 23, 2012

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difference exogride and dem m2m

The Exogrid is a one piece alloy with composite inserts, the M2m is a 2 piece full alloy.

Linda Expert ·Jan 17, 2012

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Would you prefer this bat over the -3 Cf5?

My personal preference is the Exogrid2, because I like the sweet spot and immediate pop.

Linda Expert ·Jan 13, 2012

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My 14 year old Loves the EXO bats, all he has used for 6 years. How does this compare to the Marucci bats that seem so popular?

The Exogrid is going to be very comparable to the Marucci bats. Both use top of the line alloy.

K.B. Expert ·Jan 11, 2012

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I am a base hit hitter and honestly I am not strog at all... and I am thinking to buy a TPX EXO G 2 or a TPX Z-1000. wich one has more pop and wich one feels lighter(to have faster bat swing)? Wich one does have heavyer top? Which one has more chance to break? Wich one would you recommend? Are there any other BBCOR bats that feels pretty light?

I would advise you to look for a balanced, two-piece bat. We have several; like the Marucci Black, the Demarini Voodoo or CF5, and the Easton S2 or Surge. The bats you refer to are one piece. The Z1000 is more balanced, and the Exo Grid is a little more end loaded. Feel free to call us to further discuss your options

Bodie Expert ·Jan 11, 2012

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I am looking for a BBCOR bat for my 13 yr old son and can not decide between the TPX Exo, TPX Z1000, D Voodoo and the Rip It Prototype II...he is primarily a contact hitter with good pop to the alleys; how would you rank these bats based on this?

For a contact hitter I would recommend a two piece bat like the Voodoo. The Exogrid is going to be stiffer and better suited for a power hitter.

Kara Expert ·Jan 10, 2012

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Is this bat top heavy or is it well balanced?

It is slightly end weighted.

Linda Expert ·Jan 09, 2012

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on a scale of 1 to 10, with wood being 1 and 2010exo(non bbcor)being a 10,where does this bat rate

I would put this about a 8-9. Even though it is BBCOR it has great pop.

Linda Expert ·Dec 27, 2011

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Is this bat USSSA certified?

BBCOR bats are not required to have the USSSA stamp. Most leagues of 14 and older require either the BBCOR OR the USSSA.

Linda Expert ·Dec 12, 2011

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Is this bat top heavy or evened out weight?

It is slightly end weighted, though not a full end load.

Linda Expert ·Dec 12, 2011

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Does this or the voodoo have better pop

Both are going to have a lot of pop

Sean Expert ·Dec 11, 2011

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Is the new BBCOR Exogrid 2 better for line drives or the new BBCOR Voodoo better?

Both are great options for line drive hitters

john Expert ·Dec 11, 2011

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My son is most content with the EXO series of bats. I am intending to purchase this bat in the near future but have read in MANY reviews that a ring or something has come loose in the barrels. Is this a commons/systemic problem with this bat?

That can happen, though it is not a high perecentage that it does happen to. That is why Louisville offers the 1 yr Manufacturer's warranty.

Linda Expert ·Nov 29, 2011

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How does this bat compare with baum bats, are they pretty much the same or are these still better?

The Baum Bat is completely unique and not like any other bat on the market. The Exogrid2 will be higher performing than the Baum, but the Baum may have an edge in durablity.

TJ Expert ·Nov 29, 2011

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Is this bat legal for babe ruth baseball.

If Babe Ruth requires BBCOR bats then this is legal. Most younger players require a Senior League or Youth bat.

Kara Expert ·Nov 29, 2011

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Is this bat end-loaded or top heavy? Or is it balanced out?

This is going to be a balanced bat.

John Expert ·Nov 16, 2011

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Is this bat top heavy or is the weight spread out between the bat?

The swing weight on the BB12EX2 is more balanced.

Derek Expert ·Nov 13, 2011

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I heard that the rings inside of the bat come loose is that true.

I have not heard of that issue happening. If it does happen it is not a common occurrence.

Sean Expert ·Nov 12, 2011

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can you get this bat in a 31 inch 27 ounce model and if so what would it be called? seinior leauge/adult/ youth?

As of 11/7/2011 we are sold out of that size. We will be getting more of these soon. Once you see that size online we have them in stock.

KG Expert ·Nov 07, 2011

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Honestly which bat is better, the Exogrid2 or the Marucci Cat5?

The Cat5 is a 1 piece all aluminum bat with with great pop. The Exogrid2 is a 1 piece with the alloy barrel and the carbon composite inserts in the handle. The Cat5 is balanced and the Exo is slightly end weighted for great power throw the swing.

Linda Expert ·Nov 01, 2011

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is this better than the 2012 omaha?

They are different in design so each one has a different feel. The Omaha is a one piece all alloy, the Exogrid2 is a one piece but has the carbon composite inserts in the handle. Both have great pop.

Linda Expert ·Oct 31, 2011

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For a hitter who hits line shots (power) which bat would be more effective 2012 voodoo bbcor or exogrid2 bbcor 2012?

The Exogrid2 would be better suited for a power hitter. It is a stiffer, one-piece bat that is commonly preferred by power hitters.

Derek Expert ·Oct 30, 2011

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Can you use this bat if in 2012 you play 14U in USSSA?

If you can use adult -3 bats, then yes, you can use this bat. It is BBCOR certified.

Derek Expert ·Oct 30, 2011

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Is the 2012 DeMarini vexxum more or less end loaded than this?

Both are slightly end-loaded, and I would say the Exogrid2 is a little more end-loaded than the Vexxum

Derek Expert ·Oct 30, 2011

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What bat would be a better bat for quick swings, and line drives the exogrid 2, or the 2012 vooDoo

Both bats are very well balanced bats for a quick swing and line drives. Either one of these bats will be a good choice.

Kris Expert ·Oct 25, 2011

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Can I use this bat in the USSSA 12U?

This doesn't have a USSSA stamp, so it will not be legal in 2012.

Kara Expert ·Oct 24, 2011

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Is it balanced? I have a son who is playing 14U and under 100lbs. He is going to have a hard time swinging drop 3 bats. Which bat would you recommend for this issue?

The Exogrid is an excellent bat, though for his size and being new to the -3, there are several that might suit his need a little better. Give our reps a call and they can give you more detailed info to help you.

Linda Expert ·Oct 20, 2011

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Is this bat a well balenced bat or is it end weighted?

I could say it is pretty well balanced. I've heard from one or two customers who have said they thought it felt a little top heavy, but based on my personal experience and most of the customer's I spoken with, this is a pretty balanced bat.

TJ Expert ·Oct 20, 2011

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Which BBCOR bat would be better the 31/28 Z1000 or the 31/28 Exo Grid?

Both are very high performing models. Both are stiffer bats. It depends if you are looking to go with a composite or an alloy. We have have very good customer feedback from both.

Mark Expert ·Oct 09, 2011

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How does this bat compare to the Nike MC2

They are both very good options. Both are very similar in performance and durability but the Exogrid may be a bit of stiffer bat.

Mark Expert ·Oct 09, 2011

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I am confused, is my 2011 exogrid 2 still good for 2012 with bbcorr rules.

No the 2011 is BESR certified, and will not meet BBCOR standards.

lkh Expert ·Oct 03, 2011

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What is the overall weight of the bat and how does that compare to a 31"x28 oz bat for overall weight.

All BBCOR bats are -3 length to weight ratio. The 31-28 bat you mentioned is also a -3. Which is the length of the bat, mimus the weight of the bat, that's where the -3 comes from.

lkh Expert ·Oct 03, 2011

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Besides the price difference, what is the comparison between this Exo and the Marucci Cat 5?

Both are going to have a tremendous amount of pop, the exogrid is going to be a stiffer bat than the Marucci cat 5

John Expert ·Oct 02, 2011

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whats the big difference between this exo and the previous year exo's?

The main difference between this years exo and the previous models is that this bat is going to have the new BBCOR stamp on the bat so that it is high school and college approved

John Expert ·Oct 02, 2011

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Is my 2011 exogrid2 still legal for this next year, it does not say bbcorr on it

All -3 bats will have to be BBCOR certified for 2012 in order to be legal. Bats with out the stamp will be illegal.

Kris Expert ·Sep 27, 2011

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is this bat topheavy like other bbcor bats ?

This bat is going to have a very balanced feel. It will not have an endloaded feel like other BBCOr bats

John Expert ·Sep 25, 2011

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I am a hitter for contact and quick swings and I was wondering if this bat would reach my needs or not, but if it doesn't, what bat would be good for me

Yes, the Exogrid 2 is a very good bat, it is going to have a balanced feel which is geared toward contact hitters and is going to have quite a bit of pop

Sean Expert ·Sep 25, 2011

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What would be the best bbcor bat for a 5'3 100 pound lead-off type hitter who wants to hit the ball solid and into the gaps? (A contact hitter who hits mostly singles and doubles)

It is really going to go down to personal preference. If you give us a call at 1-866-321-2287 we will be able to narrow down the choices for you.

John Expert ·Sep 25, 2011

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What would be the best bbcor bat for a 5'3 100 pound lead-off type hitter who wants to hit the ball solid and into the gaps? (A contact hitter who hits mostly singles and doubles)

It is really going to go down to personal preference. If you give us a call at 1-866-321-2287 we will be able to narrow down the choices for you.

Sean Expert ·Sep 25, 2011

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Is this bat better than the Demarini CF5?

Both bats are going to be great options, the Demarini CF5 is a two piece bat with a slight endloaded feel, the Exogrid 2 is going to be a one piece bat with composite inserts in the barrel to make it a stiffer feel.

Sean Expert ·Sep 24, 2011

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My son is six foot four 220 lbs and a senior in high school. Would u reccomend the exogrid2 or the new voodoo bbcor

Voodoo for sure !!! My son is 6'1 210 used to hit the exo 420 now the BBCOR exo he hits less than 350. Tried the Voodoo and it's probably 30 ft further. The new exo is a DEAD bat !!

Joshbighitter ·Sep 21, 2011

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Is this bat BBCOR better than the omaha and the 5150?

This is going to be one of the better aluminum barrel BBCOR bats on the market. Year after year the Exogrid is one of the best made bats out there and that is not different this year. This bat will have some of the best pop out of all the aluminum BBCOR bats.

Todd Expert ·Sep 13, 2011

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I'm confused. "Todd" says a one-piece bat is more flexible. However, someone else asked a similar question for the 2012 DeMarini Voodoo BBCOR and "John" says the opposite! Please explain. Thanks

Thanks for bringing this to our attention. We don't have any Todd's here, so that answer must have been submitted by a customer or someone outside the company. It shouldn't have been posted. One-piece bats are stiffer than two-piece bats. One-piece bats will flex less and are often preferred by power hitters. Two-piece bats will offer more flex and are often preferred by contact hitters.

TJ Expert ·Sep 09, 2011

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Is this bat for power hitters?

This bat is going to be more for a contact hitter. This is a one piece bat. One piece bats are more for contact hitters and 2 piece bats are more for a power hitter. One piece bats have more flex then the 2 piece bats.

Todd Expert ·Sep 09, 2011

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How would you compare the swing weight (balance) of the Exogrid to the Voodoo?

The Exogrid is a more balanced bat than the Voodoo. The Voodoo will have a slight end loaded feel.

Kris Expert ·Aug 04, 2011

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say if the rings inside were to break loose and i sent it in for a replacement bat and then the same thing happened again would i get a 3rd or no?

When you buy a bat from us, you have a one year warranty through the manufacture for one replacement bat. If it happens a second time, you will need to contact the manufacture for a replacement. Manufactures deal with that case by case.

Brett Expert ·Jun 28, 2011

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So is this bat better then the NEW VOODOO I need to know?

The 2012 BBCOR Exogrid is going to be one of the hottest BBCOR bats on the market. Louisville Slugger has pushed the limits of the BBCOR certifications and made one of the hottest bats.

Brett Expert ·May 11, 2011

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So is this bat better then the NEW VOODOO I need to know?

The 2012 BBCOR Exogrid is going to be one of the hottest BBCOR bats on the market. Louisville Slugger has pushed the limits of the BBCOR certifications and made one of the hottest bats.

Brett Expert ·May 11, 2011

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how does it compare to the other bats like the voodoo or 5150 or any other bats? does it have as much pop as the last exo?

This is a BBCOR certified bat and it doesn't have quite as much pop as last years Exogrid. From feeback I've heard, this bat will be pretty much on par with the BBCOR Voodoo in terms of performance. I would also put this bat a notch above the 5150 BBCOR based on feedback from customers.

John Expert ·Apr 27, 2011

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so you can use this bat this year in highschool and next year?

Yes, you will be able to use this bat this year and next year.

Brett Expert ·Apr 17, 2011

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Is this an illegal bat?

This is a legal bat for this year and next year. This bat meets the new BBCOR standards and will be able to be used beyond this year.

Brett Expert ·Apr 14, 2011

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