Pros: amazing grip, great feel. great swings
2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103
great has nice barrel size and is composit has great pop i recomend it every where
Pros: amazing grip, great feel. great swings
Pros: Price point is outstanding for a 2017 composite. Very consistent bat, my son loves it. Says it has more pop then his Voodoo, and Mako. Constant hits off the bat with no sting, and it can hit BOMBS.
Cons: It is composite so not to sure on durability, but so far so good.
Pros: I bought this bat for my 13 year old and he loves it. He went from a 32 - 21oz bat to a 33 - 30oz bat with no problems. Good Pop Lightweight Nice Lizard Skin Grips
Pros: great has nice barrel size and is composit has great pop i recomend it every where.
Pros: Way more pop that I would have ever thought. Purchased this bat because of the amazing sale price and my son is a 13 year old 8th grader so I wanted him ready to swing a BBCOR for high school tryouts in a few months. IN a scrimmage against a 14 year old team he went 3 for 3 with a homerun, a triple, and a single. I've never seen him hit the ball that far!
Cons: None as of now
Pros: A tremendous bat,,,,grandson says he has more speed and tremendous pop off the bat,,,,,his friends have used his bat during games and their parents have come to me to find out where to get one,,,,,they all are hitting the ball better than last year,,,,great product,,
Pros: Looks and feels great. Well balanced,great weight.
Cons: None so far.
Pros: Great Deal. Ball launches off the bat. 3 kids on the team have Combat bats. One bought the first, the others followed after testing it.
Cons: None so far.
Pros: My 13 year old loves this bat. lots of pop and hes almost over the fence using this. very pleased.
Pros: Great bat with alot of pop.
Cons: Nothing yet
Pros: Cheap price
Cons: not alot of pop, a little end heavy
Pros: good pop, big sweetspot, price
Cons: potential for cracking
Pros: no sting, large sweet spot, good grip, very balanced
Cons: thin handle and everyone wants to use it
Pros: overall feel
Cons: nothing so far
Pros: It has great pop. I like the grip. it feels good in my hands. I hit a bunch to deep outfield but I haven't got one over yet.
Cons: it rings my hands when don't make contact on the sweet spot
Pros: Amazing pop, good for those moving from -5 to -3. The bat in general feels lighter than many other bats I've tried. So far, I haven't noticed any durability problems seen with many other bats made by Combat. Overall, the bat feels great and it's just really fun to swing.
Pros: MY SON LOVES IT. HAS GOTTEN A FEW GREAT HITS SO FAR IN THE FIRST WEEK.
Cons: NONE YET
Pros: huge sweet spot, great pop, great balanced weight feel
Cons: takes a little but to get full pop, and grip is falling off
Pros: Lots of pop, very balanced, and great lizard skin gip
Pros: overall its a great bat and when i conect with the ball it flys
Cons: non so far
Pros: Light and Balanced. After swinging a end-loaded bat for two years, my son decided to go back to a balanced bat. This, combined with the balance of the bat, makes it feel really quick through the hitting zone. Big Sweet Spot. Very forgiving for miss-hits. During a game last week, my son got under a ball that should have been an shallow left can of corn. This ball drove the left fielder back 20 yards for a sac fly. If he had got this squarely, it would have been incredible. Highly recommend! And at 99 dollars, it is a steal.
Cons: None yet.
Pros: good pop
Cons: every time I swing I drop my shoulder and pop the ball open and the bat feels heavy
Pros: I bought this bat because I need a BBCOR bat for High School. I searched around for a good bat with a good price and this one caught my eye. Justbats.com delivered it super fast! It took only 5 days on free shipping. This bat was hot right out of the wrapper.
Cons: On the first few swings, the bat kind of makes a thud sound instead of the normal composite crack of the bat sound. After that, it sounded fresh as can be.
Pros: I took this bat to the batting cages next to our local Little League fields. On my third swing, I hit it and it went up thru the cage and kept going another 235+ feet. It would have gone at least 320+ but got slowed down on the way out of the cage. The bat sounds crisp and fresh.
Cons: Everyone will think that the baseballs are juiced when they see me hit on the field.
Pros: Great bat, has a lot of pop. The bat is very comfortable to hold and it comes with lizard skin already. The bat is balanced....it is not barrel heavy or handle heavy.
Cons: When you hit it off the end or get jammed it stings for a bit.
Pros: My son loves this bat. Great price for a composite and well worth it. He is a big hitting high school outfielder and this bat will certainly add to his home run count. Looking forward to using it this season.
Pros: I prefer this bat over the $400 bats that my teammates own because it has a huge barrel very good pop and rarely stings.
Cons: It makes a slightly different sound than most composite bats but you get used to it.
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Can this bat be bought as 31 inch length?
The bat is not currently available in 31". The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat (VG2AB103) was available in the 31", we are currently sold out.
Since Combat went out of business, who would the warranty go through?
The warranty period on this 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat (VG2AB103) will be handled directly through Easton. If you had a warranty situation arise on this bat and the original purchase was from JustBats, please call us and we will provide directions for completing the warranty process through Easton.
(1) How does the one-piece, all-composite design differ from the two piece bats (other than more vibration)? (2) Does it still get hotter with time or is it best as soon as it is broken in?
(1) A one-piece, all-composite bat like this 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat (VG2AB103) will not flex in the barrel at contact like a two-piece bat. The flex does not provide a performance advantage or disadvantage, but some players prefer one of the feels over the other. (2) This VIGOR will require a break-in period to get to the highest performance level. However, I wouldn't say that the bat will continue to increase in performance after the break-in has been completed. A break-in usually only takes a few days of consistent use.
Is the -3 just as good as the -5?
The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 will perform closer to that of a wood bat as a BBCOR model will have thicker barrel walls; essentially a -5 model of the same bat would allow for greater distance due to less barrel wall restrictions.
I'm around 5'9 and 125 lbs. What size would you think is best for me?
Based on your height and weight, we would recommend getting the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 in a 31 inch model.
Is it a balanced bat or is it top heavy?
The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 is a balanced bat.
I'm around 5'5" to 5'6" and 130 lbs. Would a 33/30 work for me?
For someone of your height, it may be best to get the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 in a 32 inch model but you can certainly swing a 33/30 if you feel comfortable with that size.
How is the vibration?
The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 is a one-piece bat so it will not have much in the way of vibration reduction from an off-centered hit.
Is this bat approved for USSSA tournaments?
This bat is BBCOR certified for high school and college play. You will have to check with the tournament administrator to see if BBCOR bats are allowed in the tournaments you intend to play in.
Is this Juniors Little League approved?
The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 is legal for Juniors Little League as the bat has a composite barrel with BBCOR certification.
What is the difference between the 2017 model and the 2016 model?
The only difference between the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat (VG2AB103) and the 2016 COMBAT VIGOR BBCOR Baseball Bat (VIGAB103) is going to be cosmetics.
I am 5'8" and 190 lbs. What size would you recommend?
Based upon your height and weight, I would make a general recommendation of getting a 33"/30 oz size of this 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat (VG2AB103)
Would you suggest this for a 6'1 245 pound power hitter or is this more of a contact hitter model?
The one piece design of the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 does benefit power hitters, as if offers a more stiff feel on contact for maximum energy transfer.
I am 5'8" and 120 lbs. What size should I get? I am having trouble with bat speed.
I would recommend getting a 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat (VG2AB103) in the 31"/28 ounce size.
My son is 15 and 6' tall about 140 lbs. What would you recommend for size of bat?
Based on your player's height and weight, I would suggest a 33" 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103.
My son is 14 years old, 5'5" and about 130 lbs. What size would you recommend and is the 2 5/8" barrel legal for Babe Ruth baseball?
Based on your son's height and weight, we would recommend getting the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 in a 32 inch bat. This bat would be legal for Babe Ruth.
Is this bat considered a "big barrel"? Big barrel use is not allowed in our league.
The 2017 Combat Vigor -3 (VG2AB103) has a 2 5/8" barrel which is considered as a big barrel.
I am 5'9" 149 lbs, what size bat should I use?
Based on your height and weight, we suggest a 32" model of the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103.
I am 5'11" and 140 lbs, what size bat should I be using?
Based on your height and weight, we would recommend getting the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 in a 32 inch model.
Will COMBAT be making bats for 2018?
Unfortunately COMBAT went out of business and this is the last year that COMBAT will be making bats.
How does the balance of the Vigor compare to the Maxum? I know the barrel is bigger on the maxum, but is the balance point at the same place?
Yes, both of these bats will feel nearly identical in terms of balance.
What is the lowest temperature in which this bat can be used? I got it today and was just wondering. I thought I saw somewhere that it might have been 60 degrees.
A composite bat like the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 is best used in temps exceeding 70 degrees. One can certainly use the bat in colder temps but typically a composite bat will not perform as well and can experience quicker durability issues in colder weather due to the composition of the baseball becoming more dense.
My 10 year old grandson is 58" tall and weighs 66 pounds. What size bat should he be using?
Based on the player's height and weight, we would recommend getting a 29 inch bat. The weight to get is more dependent on what he is currently swinging and how well he can get this weight through the zone. The bat mentioned in the question (2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103) is a BBCOR bat designed for high school and college age players. For a player who is 10, one would want to look at either Youth Barrel bats ( 2 1/4" barrel diameter) or Youth Big Barrel bats/Senior League Baseball bats (2 5/8" and 2 3/4" barrel diameters) depending on what league rules allow.
My son is 13 yrs old, 5'3" and weighs 125 lbs. What size bat should he be using?
We would suggest a 30-31" bat for someone his size.
Do you have any bat pack deal with a drop 3 and a drop 10 so my son can use one for Little League and one for school ball? Also, he is 5'6" and 110 lbs. What size do you recommend? He uses a 32-22 in drop 10 now.
Based on your son's height and weight, we would recommend getting a 30 or possibly a 31 inch 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103. As for a bat pack with a -10 and -3, we do not have any of these packs set up as all BBCOR models will be paired with other BBCOR models.
I am 5'7" and weigh 170 lbs. What inch bat would you recommend me getting?
Based on your height and weight, I would suggest the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 in a 32" 29oz. size.
Does this bat have a lizard skin grip on it?
Yes, the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat (VG2AB103) does come with the Ultra-Premium Lizard Skins Grip.
Is this bat legal for 13U baseball?
Yes, since this bat has BBCOR .50 certification, it should be allowed for use within travel baseball for a 13 year old player.
I am 5'4 1/2 inches tall and 114 pounds. I was wondering whether I should get a 31 inch or a 32 inch?
Based on your height and weight, we would recommend getting the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 in a 31 inch model.
Since the material is composite I was just wondering does it need to be broken in?
Yes, composite bats do require a break-in period before game use to be ready. We recommend 150-200 swings off a tee or with soft toss, rotating the bat to ensure an even break in all around the barrel.
How does this bat compare to the maxum other than the sweet spot? I can only find a 33 maxum and I wanted the maxum 31 since I'm in middle school, 5'3" weighing 90 pounds. Also I've swung a velo tons of times and would this bat be more balanced than the velo?
The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat (VG2AB103) is pretty much the same as the Maxum in every way except for the barrel length, or "sweet spot". I think it is definitely a good option for you. It is going to be similar in balance to the Rawlings Velo.
How does this bat compare to the 2016 vigor?
The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 and the 2016 model are really the same bat other than the cosmetics.
Why the huge price drop for a 2017 bat?
The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 have been reduced in price after Easton shut down the COMBAT product line. As a result, the subsequent bats that were purchased were offered at a lower price and this has allowed us to pass the savings onto the consumer.
Will the new bat rules for 2018 have any effect on this type of bat?
The new bat rules coming out in 2018 will only effect youth baseball bats. The BBCOR models, such as the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103, that high school and college players use will not change.
I know Combat sold out to Easton so will the warranty be honored still?
Yes, the warranty for COMBAT's that we sell, including the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103, will go through us here at JustBats.com.
I live in the Midwest and baseball starts in March. Can this bat be used when temps are in the upper 40's - 50's?
It is not recommended to use a composite bat, such as the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat (VG2AB103), in temperatures below 60 degrees. Lower temperatures will decrease the bats performance and increase the potential of cracking
Is this a better bat than the Easton MAKO TORQ?
The differences one will find in the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 compared to the MAKO TORQ would be the overall balance and vibration reduction. The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 will feature a better overall balance feeling but will not limit vibration as much as the MAKO TORQ; this is a result of the MAKO TORQ being a two-piece bat. Performance of the bats will be very similar.
Is this a good bat for me? I'm 5'1" and 93 lbs.
The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 is a one-piece fully composite bat with a very balanced swing weight. This would be a great option to consider for someone who is 5'1" and 93 lbs and based on these specs we would recommend looking into a 30 inch model.
My son is a lightweight 8th grader looking for a BBCOR bat with a light swing weight. How does this bat compare to the Easton Z-Core BBCOR bat?
The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat (VG2AB103) and the 2016 Easton Z-CORE HMX BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB16ZA) are both going to feature balanced, one piece designs. Where they are going to vary is going to be the Vigor is a composite design while the Z-CORE is an aluminum design. Other than that they are very comparable bats.
Does this have a composite handle or full composite bat?
The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 is a one-piece, fully composite bat.
Does this bat have the USSSA stamp on it? I have a 13 year old that used a -5 well last year and needs to move up.
The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 will not have the USSSA stamp on it as it is BBCOR certified instead. If a player is allowed to use a 2 5/8" barrel diameter then this bat would also be legal as the player would not be gaining an advantage; this is due to the fact that BBCOR bats will be heavier as well as have thicker barrel walls.
I'm 17 6'2" and 185 lbs. I like a bigger barrel but also a longer bat 33-34. Would this be a good fit?
The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 can be a good fit for someone seeking a bat with a bigger barrel. All BBCOR bats will feature a 2 5/8" barrel diameter but the COMBAT bat will feature a much different taper than the majority of bats on the market. The barrel diameter of 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 will extend further towards the handle of the bat giving it a balanced swing weight design and larger sweet spot.
Where do you find the drop number?
If not specifically listed in the title of the bat, then you can always find the drop number by subtracting the weight of the bat from the length of the bat. For example, a bat that is 33" long and weighs 30 oz will have a drop of -3 (33-30=3).
This bat is stated as being balanced. How balanced is it compared to the MAXUM? I've read reviews saying it feels like it has a slight end load. Are their sticker weights accurate?
The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 is a balanced bat but will not be as balanced when compared to the MAXUM as the MAXUM has a longer barrel. As for the COMBAT bats and their listed weights, their bats are typically right on to 0.2 ounces heavier than listed.
How does the Vigor compare to the Maxum?
The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat (VG2AB103) is going to be very comparable to the 2017 COMBAT MAXUM BBCOR Baseball Bat (AB7MX103). The main difference between these two bats is going to be that the Maxum is going to feature a longer barrel than the Vigor. Other than that they are basically the same.
How is this bat balanced; is it end weighted? Why such a drop in price? Is their a flaw in the construction?
The 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat (VG2AB103) is going to feature a balanced design. The reason for the price drop is we were able to get a these at a good price from COMBAT so we can sell them at a lower price.
What is the difference between the 2017 Vigor and the 2016 Vigor?
The only real difference between the 2017 COMBAT VIGOR -3 BBCOR Baseball Bat: VG2AB103 and the 2016 model is going to be the design.
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