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Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: RB8 Natural/Black Adult

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Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: RB8 Natural/Black Adult
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Questions and Answers for Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: RB8 Natural/Black Adult

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Which Sam Bat has the biggest barrel?

Most Sam Bats have a 2 1/2" Barrel. The Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: JB1(S)SG1 Natural Adult will have the largest barrel and measures 2 9/16".

Justin R. Expert ·Sep 16, 2013

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What is the barrel diameter of this bat?

The Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: RB8 Natural/Black Adult bat has a 2 1/2" barrel diameter.

Mac Expert ·May 16, 2013

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Would you recommend this bat to a player who likes a very thin handle?

Yes. At 29/32", the handle on the Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: RB8 Black/Natural Adult bat is a little thinner than your average wood bat handle.

Tyler Expert ·Dec 04, 2012

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I want your opinion which would you rather get the VMC243 or the RB8 Black/Natural Adult?

I would suggest going with the Louisville Slugger MLB Prime Maple Wood Bat: VMC243 Adult over the Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat: RB8 Natural/Black Adult, because the Prime has a hardness level of 9, which is harder than any other bats giving it a ton of pop.

Noah Expert ·Nov 24, 2012

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Is it true that the labels are not lined up with the grain and if so will that be an issue?

If the labels are not lined up with the grain it will not change the performance or durability of the bat.

Kara Expert ·Aug 02, 2012

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I was looking at this bat and the Marucci AP5. Which one is better?

Both the Sam Bat Maple Wood Bat and the Marucci Albert Pujols Maple Wood bat are great bats. Both have 2 1/2 barrels and will be very durable. The Sam Bat has a slightly larger handle.

Kara Expert ·Apr 24, 2012

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Is this bat little league approved?

Yes, the RB8 is legal under Little League's rules.

Tyler Expert ·Apr 18, 2012

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what is the difference between a regular handle and a flared handle

Regular handles are going to be skinnier than a flared handle will be

Sean Expert ·Jan 12, 2012

A regular handle has more of a knob, where the flare is a smooth graduation to the end.

Linda Expert ·Jan 12, 2012

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Is this bat end-loaded or nicely balanced?

It is a balanced bat.

K.B. Expert ·Dec 14, 2011

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Is this a 1/2 cup, no cup, or full cup bat?

It is a full pro cupped bat.

Kara Expert ·Dec 12, 2011

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What does the cuped end do?

That is called a pro cup. It's main purpose is to ensure the bat is at the appropriate weight. The manufacturer will shave this cup out of the barrel of the bat in order to achieve a specific weight.

TJ Expert ·Dec 06, 2011

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how's this bat for a 16 yr old transitioniing from a bbcor?

This would be an excellent choice for a trasitioning player.

Linda Expert ·Dec 05, 2011

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how big is the barrel of the sam bat RB8

It is just a bit more than 2.5 inches.

Mark Expert ·Jun 04, 2011

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