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Easton Reflex Youth Baseball Bat: LX73

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  • Replacing Rawlins that cracked

    coachdad22
  • lot of pop

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Was this review helpful ? 79 28

Pros:  it feels good you can hit it really really far and it's good for starting players!

Cons:  nothing

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Was this review helpful ? 144 94

Pros:  This is a nice bat for the price. It is weighted very well. Much better than other bats I have purchased in the same price range.

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Was this review helpful ? 69 39

Pros:  Once we got this bat we had to get a bigger yard

Cons:  Nothing

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Was this review helpful ? 23 4

Pros:  nice grip, good length to weight ratio, well balanced

Cons:  none so far

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Was this review helpful ? 18 1

Pros:  I can not tell you the effect this bat has on my grandson hitting. If i could tell you one bat to buy this woud be the bat.

Cons:  NONE!!!!!!

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Was this review helpful ? 23 7

Pros:  Really cool bat that's well balanced. It's light which means better control and higher bat speed. The ball really seems to jump off the bat's oversized sweet spot. Tremendous value for the money...every bit as good a bats costing twice as much.

Cons:  Your window replacement guy is gonna love you.

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Was this review helpful ? 13 0

Pros:  It's all about bat speed in the little league. My boy was swinging slow through the zone with his Easton -10 Cyclone. Once he started swinging the -13 Reflex, he quickly realized how much faster his bat speed was and his confidence took off! Now, he jumps on any pitch that is in the zone and drives completely through the ball with very quick hands. Put this bat in his hands and spend some time doing some soft toss practice. Watch him come alive with confidence as his hand-eye coordination improves due to the quick bat speed of the Easton, I highly recommend it!

Cons:  Wish we had bought one sooner!

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Was this review helpful ? 14 3

Pros:  i love this bat it feels so good and i am getting better at hitting now.

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Pros:  great bats for starters

Cons:  nothing

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Was this review helpful ? 12 2

Pros:  I've hit 2 deep homeruns with this bat in 5 games

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Was this review helpful ? 11 2

Pros:  lot of pop

Cons:  should have bought it sooner!!!

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Was this review helpful ? 11 2

Pros:  This bat is great. I used the old reflex in my younger years, and crushed the ball with it. Great bat and highly recomended for the price.

Cons:  None

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Was this review helpful ? 13 5

Pros:  i used this bat befor it is excelent i hit a home run and im only in little league

Cons:  sick

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Was this review helpful ? 10 2

Pros:  This is a great bat. The weight is just right. A week after I got the bat I played in an all star tournament and I got a hit every time I was up to bat. I batted 1.000!

Cons:  None

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Was this review helpful ? 8 1

Pros:  great pop, no shock, less singles, more homers. i coach a u10 team and we already have 12 homers with the bat. its amazing

Cons:  abousolutly nothing

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Was this review helpful ? 7 1

Pros:  Excellent, well balanced, great pop and solid design. Very impressed with the overall performance and helped increase my sons hand speed and angle through the zone. I was hesitate of the affordable price assuming it wouldn't provide the quality of the bats two and three times higher in price. My son is 11 and we purchased the 30" 17 oz. He is getting through the zone quicker and making solid contact every time. the price is unbelievable and got free shipping. I ordered it on a Tuesday and received it on Thursday. Very impressed with the bat, the price and most of all the service. I would recommend this bat and Just Bats to anyone.

Cons:  No complaints, Very satisfied customer that will definitely be a returning customer.

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Was this review helpful ? 6 1

Pros:  My son has used the 27" for his 6 and 7 year old machine pitch seasons. The bat has held up really well and he swings it with confidence. A couple kids on his team that were struggling with their bats switched to it mainly due to its weight and balance. I saw a notable increase in contact and confidence as well. It's amazing the difference a bat can make for a kids enjoyment of the game when they hit the ball regularly. For the price, it's a fantastic bat.

Cons:  None

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Was this review helpful ? 5 2

Pros:  Great bat speed. My 6 yo is in 40 mph machine pitch. Got a hit every at bat this fall ball. Awesome product!

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Was this review helpful ? 4 1

Pros:  My son is 7 and growing as a hitter. This was an upgrade from an Easton Typhoon. We noticed an immediate improvement in our first batting practice. Good quality and price.

Cons:  You can feel a little sting if you miss the sweet spot.

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Pros:  Good balance and huge hitting sweet spot. Ball really jumps off of the bat.

Cons:  None at this time.

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Pros:  Absolutely fantastic. My son had the best LL year so far, and this bat with its -13 drop was a big part. He was not worried about turning on a pitch and missing it on the handle.

Cons:  Standard handle wrap wore out quickly. Replaced and now even better than before.

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Pros:  Nice feel, light weight. Has seen a lot of BP and so far no issues. Works well for kids who need lighter bat for quicker bat speed.

Cons:  None yet. Glad I found this one.

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Was this review helpful ? 6 5

Pros:  This bat is good if your are a contact hitter. It wont get you many HR cause its very lightweight and doesnt have the biggest sweet spot. Otherwise good bat for a contact hitter

Cons:  The bat will probly sting 9 times out of 10 when you hit it anywhere thats not the sweet spot

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Pros:  Light. Good pop. I ordered this bat for my son because the previous bat we ordered was just to heavy. He is 8 yrs. old and about 55 lbs. we ordered him the 28/15. His other bat is 29/17 (different brand). He loved the Reflex right away. His first game with it he had a triple, 2 doubles, and a single. Altogether he has had 5 games so far with the new bat and he averages 3 hits a game.(before 1 maybe 2).

Cons:  Sometimes a little sting but not to bad.

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Pros:  My son loves his new bat and went 2 for 3 in his first game. Not only was it just what he wanted, but it was received at our door step only 2 days after ordering and the shipping was free!

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Pros:  Bat has a good pop. Excellent value.

Cons:  Non so far, but it my son hasn't had it very long. He has only used it at a couple of practices and in the cage one time. He is thrilled with it and I am pretty happy also.

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Pros:  Good pop right out of the box and balanced swing. My son is 7 and swings the 29" 17 oz. with ease. He loves it!

Cons:  Sweet spot. Some sting, but not much.

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Pros:  My 9 year-old son just finished his first season of Little League with Easton Reflex by hitting a walk off HR followed by a 3 RBI double. This bat has excellent weighting to develop good swing characteristics and generate great bat speed. I highly recommend this bat.

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“good mid price bat”

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Pros:  For the price a great bat to increase bat speed. Light weight drop 13 has several of our 9yo players making contact.

Cons:  Not a lot of pop due to light bat and thin design. if you miss the sweet spot expect the hands to sting.

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Was this review helpful ? 5 5

Pros:  Great bat that my son really likes and the price was just right

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Pros:  Very nice bat

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Pros:  My son had a omen but thought the bat wasn't as great as it should. First game of the season we got this and hit a couple of line drives that went over. 4/4 3 home runs and 9 rbi's. Had to get a bigger yard!

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Pros:  Great bat, 6 to 9 year olds LOVE IT!!! All the boys on the team want to use this bat instead of their own.

Cons:  My son loves it, so does the entire team...only Con is i didnt order a bigger bat pack!!!

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Pros:  The best!

Cons:  Nothing.

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Pros:  This bat improved my sons bat speed a lot. He is 7 years old. He can now hit the ball in the grass. My son is little in stature but bat speed is where it is at. This reflex creates alot of pop of the bat. I would recommend it

Cons:  None.

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Pros:  I got this bat for my 8 year old to use for his first year of travel ball. He was the most consistent hitter on the team and had the second highest batting average. Since i will be getting another bat for next year(he grew some) we looked at other bats which were more expensive. But this is the bat he wants. Don't let the low price fool you. It is a very good bat .

Cons:  none

“Easton Reflex Bat: LX73”

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Pros:  The bat is fast and a great contact bat light and easy to pull your hands around on the barrel. I have a mako xl and i use this one because it has better contact.

Cons:  The bat has a small sweet spot and if you don't hit it you get nasty vibration. The grip on the bat is bad so you need to get bat tape the bat wears down easily but is a great contact bat. If you hit the ball in the sweet spot you have a lot of pop but anywhere else it dosent go very far

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Was this review helpful ? 12 13

Pros:  we got a prodigy legit broke it got a reflex hit homeruns

Cons:  nothing

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Pros:  wicked bat

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Pros:  The bat was purchased for my six year old grandson. He is playing coach pitch and was so excited to get his own bat. It has a very nice look and he enjoys hitting with it. He says he hit further with his new bat.

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Pros:  It is a very amazing bat. It has a great fast swing and comes off with great speed and pop. It is an amazing buy.

Cons:  The only con is that the barrel is very thin, everything else is top of the line amazing.

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Pros:  Replacing Rawlins that cracked. Same size and weight as before. He us 8 in his 5th season. His bat speed has been great. Well balanced bat. Of you like it, look at the batpack combos. Great. My other players are using it and have improved contact.

Cons:  Don't expect composite results. Of your players hits well this is a good bat

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Pros:  Good weight and balance. Great bat for the price.

Cons:  None.

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Pros:  Honestly, I have a little older version of the Easton Reflex bat. When you hit it on the sweet spot, it will send the ball deep. I almost sent some balls out. Pretty good bat.

Cons:  Like I said, I have another Reflex and it stings your hands pretty bad. If you want a light bat like this, I'd go with the S2 or the S3, even the Team Marucci bat.

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Pros:  My son is a tall, skinny 9 year old. The 30" 17OZ Reflex is the right bat for him. A deep double for his first at bat, a fast single for his second at bat and popped out to deep left field for his third. A great well balanced bat for young players.

Cons:  None at all

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Pros:  Nice bat and easy for my 8yr old to control.

Cons:  He got jammed on a pitch and the bat broke in half. The pitcher threw in the low to mid 40's

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Pros:  It's very good.

Cons:  Nothing.

“really good bat”

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Pros:  The bat is really good, it has a lot of pop. I got this bat for my son he loves this bat.

Cons:  Nothing bad about this bat.

“Cheap”

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Pros:  It's cheap, has decent pop, I got some good hits with it

Cons:  My reflex cracked and I didn't have it for that long

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Was this review helpful ? 10 12

Pros:  got nice pop when you can hit it on the sweet spot

Cons:  terrible sting i used the 19/32oz and the sting was just awful DO NOT BUY THIS BAT unless you hande sting well

“Alright bat”

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Pros:  good grip good pop nice bat for biginers .

Cons:  it has vibration looks ugly

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Pros:  Only thing is good teeball bat

Cons:  Worst bat ever

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Pros:  17 homeruns in 67 at bats 6 triples 8 singles 3 doubles

Cons:  mom says not geting alot of exsersive because i jog all the time to baceses

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Was this review helpful ? 5 11

Pros:  11yr old got a hit with first at bat.

Cons:  none yet.

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Was this review helpful ? 2 20

Pros:  Nothing.

Cons:  It stinks, it hits grounders every time.

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Was this review helpful ? 4 23

Pros:  its a very nice bat i hit maybe 10 hrs in 7 games u just need a nice swing and be able to break it in very good u can even beat a person with it

Cons:  it dusnt hurt the person tht badly

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Was this review helpful ? 4 27

Pros:  one of the BEST bats i ever had!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cons:  one of the BEST bats i ever had!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Was this review helpful ? 6 40

Pros:  great i hit a grand slam wit it i hit homeruns every time

Cons:  hits to many homeruns

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Do you have a picture you could show for the used bat?

Unfortunately, we do not have a picture of the used Easton Reflex Youth Baseball Bat (LX73).

Frankie Expert
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Does this bat have a USSSA stamp?

Yes, the Easton Reflex Youth Baseball Bat (LX73) has the USSSA BPF 1.15 stamp.

Chinyere Expert
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Does this bat come in a length over 31"?

The Easton Reflex Youth Baseball Bat (LX73) is manufactured in larger sizes, however we currently only have it in stock in a 31" model.

Joe Expert
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Last year, my son had this bat and loved it. He has a hard swing and drove the ball well. He just turned 8 and is 4'11" 90 lbs. I'm debating what size bat to go with this year, 29" or 30"? Is it too much to jump to a 30"? Also, would you expect much performance drop in this model after one season of use?

You should not see a drop in performance from just one season of use. Since he has a hard swing, we recommend a 30" Easton Reflex (LX73).

Kara Expert
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Is this an alloy bat?

Yes, the Easton Reflex (LX73) Youth is a one piece alloy bat.

Aaron Expert
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Does this Easton Reflex LX73 bat need a break in period before he should be using it in a game?

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth is an alloy bat, and therefore does not need a break-in period. It will be hot right out of the wrapper.

Justin R. Expert
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Is this bat a 2 5/8" barrel?

The Easton Reflex (LX73) Youth has a 2 1/4" barrel. Check out the Easton Reflex Senior League models for the 2 5/8" barrels.

Jason Expert
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My son is 11, 4'6" and about 90 pounds. Last season he liked his 28" 15 oz Easton Reflex. He's at a swing speed of 61 mph and working to improve. We're looking at the Reflex and the XL3. He swung the XL3 in a store and compared it to other 30" bats. Any thoughts between the two bats mentioned, or other recommendations?

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth is a very balanced model. If you are looking to improve bat speed, I would recommend not going with the XL3, but sticking with a balanced bat. The Easton S3 and the Demarini Vexxum would be great options to look at as well.

Justin R. Expert
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Will this bat still be legal for the 2014 Babe Ruth League?

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth is a 2 1/4" youth model that is legal for the 6-12 year old Cal Ripken division of Babe Ruth.

Damon Expert
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My son is 8 years old 4', 59 lbs. He's a good contact hitter, but needs help with "pop". Would this or an Easton Convert be a better fit in your opinion for adding distance and swing speed?

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth and the Easton Convert will both be very similar bats. The Easton Reflex has been more popular though.

Noah Expert
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Can you describe the difference in barrel size of the new Easton Reflex (green), Easton Convert and Easton Omen LNC1XL?

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth will be similar in barrel length to the Easton Convert and Easton Omen.

Kara Expert
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My son is 8 years old. He is 50 lbs. and 48" tall. What size bat do you recommend?

Based on results from our Bat Coach tool, we recommend a 27" or 28" model of the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat.

Mac Expert
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My son is 5' 6'', 11 years of age, and 127 pounds. What size bat would be appropriate for him?

Based on results from our Bat Coach tool, we recommend a 32" model of the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat for your son.

Mac Expert
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My son is 11 years old, about 4' 5" and 62 pounds. I am trying to find the right size bat for him.

Try using our bat coach in the link provided, it is a great tool to help size your son. http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/

Noah Expert
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My son is 10 years old, 4'8" about 95 lbs. I would like to know what bat you would suggest for him? I am looking at the Easton Reflex and the Rawlings Raptor in 30".

Based on his height and weight, we recommend a 30" model in the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat. Both the Easton Reflex and the Rawlings Raptor are one-piece alloy designs.

Aubrey Expert
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My grandson is 7, 80 lbs, and 4' 6". His league allows a big barrel and i'm thinking of getting him a 28" 18 oz. S3 big barrel. He is a big strong guy for his age.

The Easton S3 big barrel is a very hot bat and it would be a great choice for your son. He should be using a 29" bat.

Noah Expert
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What bat has more pop? the Reflex or the S1?

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat is a great one-piece fully alloy bat from Easton. The S1 youth bat will be a two-piece design. It will be fully composite in the handle and the barrel. Both bats will be balanced in swing weight. The S1 will be the better option.

Brandon Expert
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My 7 year old is 52 inches tall and weighs 62 lbs. He currently uses an Easton Rival, 28" 15 oz. bat. I am looking to buy him a new bat that is comparable to the Easton Rival. Would this bat be similar?

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth would be a comparable bat to the Easton Rival as both models have balanced, one-piece alloy designs. Based on results from our Bat Coach tool (http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/), we would recommend a 28" bat, or even 29" to allow for growth.

Mac Expert
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Does this bat have a USSSA stamp on it?

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth is BPF 1.15 certified, but it does not feature the new USSSA stamp.

Mac Expert
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I bought the -13 Reflex 31" so my son would have a nice new bat, after using his existing bat for around 2 seasons. I want to make sure it's appropriate for his age, height, and weight. He is a very good batter, but I'm looking to allow him to bring a little more power and speed to the plate, as it's his first season going against kids pitching as opposed to the machine. He is 9 1/2 yrs. old and 80 lbs. now, and was 55" (4' 7") in October. So, I would guess he's an inch or two taller. Please email me what you think about this particular bat for my son's use in games. ... Thank you!

Based on his size, a 31" model of the Easton Reflex: LX73 is recommended. The Easton Reflex: LX73 is a balanced bat that is a great option for younger players looking to either maintain, or improve their swing speed. At it's current price, the LX73 is a great deal.

Tyler Expert
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What size bat do you recommend for my 8 year old? He is 55" and 65 lbs.

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth is a good option for an 8 year old. We recommend a 29" based on his size and age.

Katie Expert
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My son is 9 years old (10/1/03), he is 53" and 73 lbs. I'm thinking of getting him the 30" 17 oz. option. What do you suggest? He hits line drives with heavier bats but is late on them, pushing them to right field or the right side of the infield (right handed hitter).

A 29" bat length is recommended for a player his size for the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth. With it being a -13 size he could very well use the 30" length because the bat will be so light.

Brandon Expert
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My 11 year old son is 5' 2" 95 lbs would a 31" 18 oz. Easton Reflex or which other Easton bats would be good for him?

Yes, the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth will work great for you in the 31" 18 oz. size.

Chad M. Expert
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My son is 8 years old and 4' 2" and 52 lbs. He currently uses a Easton Reflex 27" 14 oz. but needs to move to a larger bat. What size would you suggest?

With the height and weight given we suggest that you get the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth in the 28" 15 oz. size.

Chad M. Expert
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My 8 year old son has small hands is 49" tall and weighs 50 lbs. He is small and has slow swing speed. Looking for the best fit for him to increase bat speed and control to get more pop. Makes contact but no pop at all, he is currently using Worth Copperhead 27/17. Thanks for the assistance!

Based on his height and weight, we recommend a 28" model in the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat. This bat features a balanced swing weight making it a good option for a player with below average swing speed.

Aubrey Expert
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I am curious of the different Easton Reflex designations of LX70, LX71, LX73, and even LX40? Also, does the 2013 model of the Reflex have various designations ? Thanks a lot!

Nothing has changed between the Easton Reflex LX70, Easton Reflex LX71 and Easton Reflex LX73. All feature the same design, materials and balance. The only changes through the past 3 years has been the color and graphics of the bat. The 2013 Easton Reflex: YB13RX will also feature the same materials, but has a slightly longer barrel than its predecessors.

Tyler Expert
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Is it legal for Little League in 2013 and 2014? I heard of rule changes and I want to get a bat. My 7, soon to be 8 year old, can use for a couple of years.

According to the Little League website the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth is legal in 2013 and 2014. Here is a list of all approved bats: http://www.littleleague.org/Assets/forms_pubs/2012LicensedBatList.pdf.

Kara Expert
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How big is the sweet spot?

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth has a 2 1/4" barrel diameter with average size barrel length.

Frank Expert
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Is this bat appropriate for an 8-year-old girl's slow pitch softball league?

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat is a baseball model and would not be a good option for play in a softball league.

Mac Expert
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The Easton Typhoon and Reflex seem very similar but the Typhoon is made of 7046 aircraft alloy instead of 7050 aircraft alloy. What is the difference in these alloys?

The 7050 aircraft alloy used in the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth is a higher grade alloy. It will be more durable and higher performing.

Kara Expert
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Is this bat good for a 9 year old starting kid pitch this year?

Yes, the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat would be a fine option. The -13 size will make the bat have a light swing weight. It will feature a one-piece all alloy design. It will require no period of break-in.

Brandon Expert
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What's the difference between the 2011 Reflex to the 2012 Reflex?

There were no major changes to the Reflex from 2011 to 2012. The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth just has a different color/paint scheme.

Tyler Expert
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My grandson is almost 7 years old. I am looking for a bat for to be used with a pitching machine. He is 46" tall and weighs around 50 lbs. He has a 28" bat that he is trying to use, however it seems to be too long for him. He does much better with his t-ball bat from last year. What would you suggest?

Based on his height and weight, we recommend a 29" model in a youth bat like the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat. For further information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/

Aubrey Expert
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My son is 7, almost 8 years old. He is 50" tall and weighs 66 lbs. Can you recommend a bat size? I'd like one that he could also use next year too. Thanks!

Given his size, I would suggest going with the 29" 16 oz. Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat.

Marcus Expert
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Is this bat legal for Babe Ruth?

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth is legal in Cal Ripken and Babe Ruth 13-15 division.

Kara Expert
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My son 10 years old, about 4' 7" and weighs about 65 lbs. Hit with a Easton Rampage 29" 16.5oz last year. Thinking about a 30/17 Reflex this year. Which Reflex would you recommend LX73 or 2013 model? And what size?

I always recommend closeout models as they typically offer the same performance as newer models but sell at a lower price. Based on his size, and previous bat, a 30" 17 oz. model of the Easton Reflex: LX73 is recommended.

Tyler Expert
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My son is 49 inches and weighs 49 lbs. He is a very small framed kid. What size and weight bat would you recommend?

A 28" bat length is recommended for his size in the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat.

Brandon Expert
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My son is 6.5 years old, 51" tall, and 63 pounds. Would the 30" 17 oz. be the correct bat for him?

He should be using the Easton Reflex in a 28" or a 29" tops.

Noah Expert
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My son is 8 years old, 4 ft and weights 54lbs. Would the 27" or 28" bat be better for him? Also what is the differance between the Reflex LX73 and the 2013 Reflex YB13RX.

I would recommend the 27" Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat. As for the difference, the 2013 Reflex will be the newer model and feature an extended barrel.

Kevin Expert
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My son is 11 years old weighs about 89 pounds and about 5''1' or 5''2'. He is playing major's in the Babe Ruth league. Also, he really like the light weight bats. What size and weight bat do you recommend?

With the information you gave me, I would suggest 30" bat. Here are a couple of bats I would recommend. The first is the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha: YB136 Youth and the other is the 2013 Miken RZR YRZR12 Youth. Both are very easy swinging bats that would fit your son perfectly.

Chad M. Expert
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My son is 4'6" and 65 pounds. He is 8 years old and turning 9 in July. I'm thinking the 29 inch 16 oz. reflex would be the right size?

Based on his height and weight, we recommend 29" 16 oz. model. For further information on sizing, please visit out Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/

Aubrey Expert
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My son is turning 6 (58 lbs, 48") and has been using an Easton TX45 26" 15 oz. bat in t-ball for 2 years. He is moving up to coach pitch now. Should he go with the 28" 15 oz., or do you recommend another size?

Based on his height and weight, we recommend a 27" model but he can also go up to a 28" model. For further information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/

Aubrey Expert
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My son is 10 years old, weighs 73 pounds, and is 56 inches tall. What size bat do you suggest?

I would recommend a 29" Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth.

Kevin Expert
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My son is trying out for middle school team with possibility of playing LL. He's 5'2" and weighs about 150 lbs. Looking for something that would be a great fit for both.

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth will be too light for his height and weight. We recommend a 32" 22 oz. 2013 Easton XL1: YB13X1 Youth.

Kara Expert
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Will this bat be approved for Pony Leage play in 2013?

Yes; the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat will be approved for Pony League play. You can find Pony League bat rules at: http://www.thebaseballbat.com/2012-bat-rules.html. You can also check with you local organization.

Robert Expert
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My son is 7 years old, 48" and 47 lbs. He is skinny and little. This is his first season on Rookies (7-8) with machine pitching. What size bat do you recommend?

Based on his height and weight, we recommend a 27" model in the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat. For further information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/

Aubrey Expert
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My son is 7.5 years old, 50" and 55 lbs. He is strong for his age and has a pretty good swing. This is his 3rd baseball season. What size bat do you recommend?

Given your son's size, I recommend going with the 29" model of the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat.

Marcus Expert
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My son is turning 7, 51" and 52 lbs, thin but very athletic. Is this a good bat for him or is it too light? If yes, which would be a better choice: the 28"/15oz. or 29"/16oz.?

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat would be a good choice for a 7 year old. Based on his height and weight, we recommend a 28" 15 oz. model.

Aubrey Expert
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My son will be 8 in April and is about 54 inches and 70+ pounds (tall for his age). He swung a 28" bat with ease last season. I was thinking of a 29" this year for the Minors in Little League. Does that sound right, or should I stick with the 28"?

Based on his height and weight, we recommend a 29" model in the Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat. For more information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/

Aubrey Expert
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My son turning 5 in March and is in his second season of coach pitch ball. He's about 42 in. tall and weighs 40.5 lbs. He's got good bat speed. Do you think a 27 in. bat is too big?

Based on his height and weight, your son could go up to a 27" model. For more information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/

Aubrey Expert
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Is this bat approved for play in the Cal Ripken 2013 season?

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth is legal for the Cal Ripken 2013 season.

Kara Expert
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My son is 5 years old. 49 inches. 56 pounds. He's tall for his age. All the charts I'm looking at says he should either have a 28 or 29 inch bat. Is this suitable for a 5 year old??

I would recommend a 28" model for a 5 year old of that size. The Easton Reflex: LX73 would be a great choice.

Tyler Expert
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Concerned about a few of the reviews that talk about stinging the hands. Is it due to the thinner handle? How much thinner is the handle than a comparable bat?

The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat has a handle that is about .03" to .06" thinner than average. This is a one-piece alloy bat, and typically, one-piece bats like the Reflex have a little more sting and vibration compared to two-piece bats. It's not necessarily correlated with the thinner handle.

Tyler Expert
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My son is 4'6 and weighs about 70 lbs. with a pretty good swing. 8 yrs old. Looking at the bat pack with the Easton Reflex and Rawlings Plasma. How would size those up? Is 30/17 or 29/16 the route to go on the Reflex?

Based on his height and weight we recommend a 29' 16 oz Easton Reflex: LX73. Both the Reflex and the Plasma will be similar in performance and feel.

Kara Expert
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I'm wondering what the benefit is to ordering the bat pack that includes 2 separate bats for my 7 year old son. He is 50" and about 60 lbs. If I go this route should I order the same length with the distinction being solely the weight of each bat?

The most important benefit of the JustBats.com Bat Packs in the better price. You could get two bats that are very similar to use in the same season or you could get a bat that he is ready for immediately and a bat he will soon grow in to.

Jeff Expert
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My son is on the small side. He is 8, but will likely be playing 10U. He has been using a teeball bat 13oz thus far. We will be hitting the batting cages in January, what do you suggest under $100?

The 2013 Easton Reflex: YB13RX Youth is a great bat for 69.99. It has great pop, and good durability.

Noah Expert
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my son is 11 years old weighs 115 lbs and is 5'1" tall what size bat is recommended?

Based on his height and weight, a 31" model of the Easton Reflex: LX73 is recommended.

Tyler Expert
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My son is 9 years old, weighs 64 lbs. and 4'4" in height. What size bat should I get him? Thank you!

Using the Bat Coach Feature on justbats.com I was able to see that your son should be swinging a bat that is 28 inches in length. The Easton Reflex: LX73 Youth bat does come in a 28" 15oz. model that would be perfect for his size.

Brandon Expert
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My son is turning 7 yrs old (49" tall 55lbs) and playing coach pitch this year. He generally uses a ligher bat for more control. Would you recommend the Easton Reflex in 27"-14oz? Will this bat have more pop than a big barrel bat? Thanks.

Given his height and weight we would recommend a 28-29" model. This is a balanced bat for bat control but will not have more pop than a big barrel.

Damon Expert
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My kid is 9 yrs old 4'8" and 65 lbs. What size bat would be ideal for him? He's now using a 28" 15oz Reflex. Should he size up? Thanks.

We recommend a 29" 16 oz. Easton Reflex.

Kara Expert
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I'm 13 and play in travel ball would this be a good bat for it?

The Easton Reflex might be a little light for a 13 year old player. We suggest the Easton XL1: YB11X1.

Kara Expert
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My son is turning 10 and is a stocky kid, about 5" and 113 lbs. He is an average hitter. Would a 30" 17 oz. be a good bat?

Given his size and weight you may want to consider going up to a 31" bat. Here is a link to our sizing chart. http://www.justbats.com/bat-resource-guide/selecting-a-baseballbat/

Damon Expert
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My son is 10, but he's big for his age. (5'1" and 128 lbs). He has a quick bat now and would like to keep his bat speed. What size bat would you recommend not slow his bat down too much?

The suggested length for a player your sons size would be a 31" bat.

Tom Expert
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Can you tell me the difference between this model and the Easton "Surge"?

The 2012 Easton Reflex is a one piece all aluminum bat. The Easton Surge is a two piece, composite handle and aluminum barrel bat. Both will be similar in performance, but the Surge will have a little more flex to it when it is swung, to help contact type hitters get the bat head through the zone.

Nick Expert
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I wanted to get my son this bat but his old bat is a 31" 20 oz. Will this weight difference effect him?

If your son needs quicker bat speed, the 31" 18 oz will be fine. If he has quite a bit of power, we recommend not to decrease in weight.

Kara Expert
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Is the bat approved for Little League use?

The 2012 Easton Reflex is approved for play in Little League.

Kara Expert
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Looking to buy a bat for my granddaughter. This is her first year playing T-ball, and is 9 yrs old. What bat do you recommend and what size & weight?

For a 9 year old playing tee ball, I would recommend a bat around 29 inches with a weight between 16 and 18 ounces.

Tyler Expert
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Sizing for a 10 year old, travel LL. He is about 4 foot 4 and 90 pounds. Looking at 30 in 17 oz. Does that sound right?

Based on his height and weight, he's right on the edge between a 29 and 30 inch model. I think if you go with a 30 inch 17 ounce model, he'll be very successful with that size.

Tyler Expert
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Just bought this for my 7 year old. Can he hit real baseballs with this bat? 20 feet away, easy pitches for batting practice.

Yes. Youth baseball bats like this one, are designed to be used with real baseballs.

Tyler Expert
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Does this bat have "BPF 1.15" stamped on it?

The Easton Reflex will state on the barrel that it is USSSA BPF 1.15. It will not have the "thumbprint" stamp that the big barrels are requiring.

John Expert
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Does it have the 2012 USSSA stamp?

No. This bat does not have the new USSSA stamp. USSSA will not require this new stamp on youth small barrel bats until 2013

Tyler Expert

This particular bat features the old USSSA stamp, but not the new one. The old stamp is being grandfathered in for the 2012 season, and this bat is legal for use in 2012.

Jennifer Expert
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How Heavy is this bat? Would it be suitable for my 6 year old son?

This model would have a -13 length to weight ratio. Easton has designed this bat to be very well balanced giving it a lighter swing weight. This would work great for a player of all ages.

John Expert
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How does this bat compare with the LS Omaha TPX -13? The TPX is $99.99

The LX73 and YB126 will be really similar, due to their construction being so similar. For any bat suggestion you can contact our customer service at 1-866-321-2287

Shelbe Expert
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Is this bat stamped with the usssa stamp?

The 2012 Easton Reflex does not feature the USSSA stamp, but is approve for youth USSSA games.

Brad Expert
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how does this compare to the demarini distance?

Both bats will display similar pop but I would give the Reflex an advantage when it comes to durability.

TJ Expert
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Is there any difference between the Easton LX71 and Easton LX73 other than design.

No, they are made of the same 7050 Alloy and both are 1 piece in design. Graphics is all that really changed.

Linda Expert
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how does this bat compare to the more expensive.bats

The Reflex doesn't use as high of quality alloy as some of it's conterparts. It is still a great performing bat for the price.

K.B. Expert
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How does this bat compare to the Easton LX70? What is the difference? Is it worth the extra money?

The biggest difference is going to be the alloy that is used in the barrel of the bat. The LX73 is going to use a newer technology and is going to be a hotter bat. The LX73 will also be a more durable bat.

Todd Expert
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As the industry leader for over 30 years, Easton Baseball/Softball has continued to raise the bar with innovation, originality and ingenuity. It began in 1969, when Easton produced the first true aluminum bat, and has continued throughout the past three decades with virtually all significant industry "firsts" having been pioneered by Easton: first CU31 bat; first C405 bat; first titanium bat; first Carbon Core bat; first Scandium bat; etc. The trend continues today with bats such as the Tri-Shell and the ConneXion. The patented Tri-Shell design features a super elastic rubber sleeve san.... read more

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Bat Features
  • -13 Length to Weight Ratio
  • 2 1/4 Inch Barrel Diameter
  • 29/32 Inch Ultra Thin Handle
  • 7050 Aircraft Alloy
  • Approved for Play in Little League, Babe Ruth, Dixie, Pony, AABC, and USSSA
  • Balanced Swing Weight
  • Cushioned Grip
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  • One-Piece Alloy Design
Description for Easton Reflex Youth Baseball Bat: LX73
If you haven't been let in on the best kept secret in youth baseball yet, you will be this year. The Easton Reflex returns this season as the highest performing alloy youth bat for the money! The one-piece design of the Reflex is made from Easton's reliable 7050 Aircraft Alloy. This alloy provides the best value on the market for players looking for high performance and excellent durability. The Reflex has become known for its awesome feel which is due in part to its balanced swing weight and ultra-lightweight length to weight ratio. The Reflex is sure to help the swing speed of any young player and help them produce more power at the plate! The Reflex features an ultra thin 29/32" handle with a cushioned grip that delivers a comfortable feel and keeps players in command of their bat. With an extended barrel design, the Reflex features one of the biggest sweet spots of any alloy bat on the field. Easton: Know-Feel-Be The Difference. The Reflex is approved for play in Little League, Babe Ruth, Dixie, Pony, AABC, and USSSA. It is backed by a Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty. Free Shipping!
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