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Questions and Answers for Sam Bat Maple Wood Baseball Bat: R2K1 (73) Walker/Black Adult
For a contact hitter would this bat, the KB1, or a Marucci be best?
If you are looking for a balanced model that will be very fitting for a contact hitter, I would probably suggest the Marucci Jose Bautista Maple Wood Baseball Bat: (JB19).
Is this bat good for a contact hitter? If not, what is the best Sam Bat for a contact hitter?
The Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: R2K1 (73) is slightly end loaded, and is best for a power hitter. The Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: KB1 is more balanced and is best for a contact hitter.
How many ounces does the 34 inch bat have?
The Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: 2K1 (73) Adult is an approximate -2 to -3 length to weight ratio, so the 34" model will weigh between 31 and 32 oz.
Is this the fastest swinging Sam Bat available?
The Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: 2K1 (73) Adult is one of the most balanced Sam Bat's.
Whats the main difference between the Sam Bat 2K1 and the JB1(s)
The Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: 2K1 (73) Adult has a slightly smaller barrel, at 2 1/2" than the Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: JB1(S)SG1 Walker/Black Adult, which has 2 9/16" barrel. The 2K1 has a larger flared knob and is slightly more balanced than than the JB1(S).
Do you recommend this bat for someone with smaller hands because of the extra large knob?
The extra large flare on the knob of the Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: 2K1 (73) Adult bat could be used comfortable by players with small or large hands. It really depends on your own personal preference. This model also features a medium-sized, 15/16", handle thickness.
I broke two bats in two weeks, and three in two months. How durable is this bat?
The Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: 2K1 (73) Adult bat is made from the top 5% of hard maple prime grade timber. It is very durable.
Is this bat BBCOR certified?
Since the Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: 2K1 (73) Adult features no material other than wood, it does not need to be BBCOR certified.
Do all of the Sam Bats come with a warranty?
No, the Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat will not come with a warranty.
Would this bat be more for a doubles and singles guy or for someone with lots of power? Also, would you recommend this bat for a contact hitter over the CD1?
The Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: 2K1 (73) Adult will be a slightly more end loaded than the Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: CD1 Black Adult, better for a power hitter. The Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: CD1 Black Adult is best for a contact hitter.
What will the knob do for you? I like to pull the ball so will this take away from length?
The knob will not take away from the length. Wood bats come with different style knobs on the end for personal preference.
I am a 16 year old athlete at 5'5 130 lbs. would this bat be the right choice for me?
Based on your height and weight, a 32" model of the Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: 73 Barry Bonds bat is recommended.
I was looking to either buy this bat or the Sam Bat RB8. I noticed this was $10 more. What is the differences between the two that make this $10 more? Is it worth the extra money?
The Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: 73 Barry Bonds Model is a slightly older model than the RB8. We received the 73 model at a lower price from Sam Bat compared to the RB8. So, we are passing those savings on to our customers. Both are made of the same quality wood.
What is the weight?
This bat has a drop between -2 to -3. All wood bats will differ on weight due to different amounts of moisture each bat holds.
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