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2018 Axe Elite -5 USA Baseball Bat: L134F

$274.99 Used From $178.99
2018 Axe Elite -5 USA Baseball Bat: L134F
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  • for my 12 year old, everything

    Nate sr.
  • Looks like my first review was never posted (approved)

    RickM

“Beautiful Bat”

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Pros:  This bat is an engineering piece of art. My 13 yr. old son loves this bat (32/27). It's beautiful to look at and hold. The handle design feels so good in his hands, so comfortable, and no sting makes for many more swings at a practice. He's taken the bat to the fields 3 times for batting practice since we've gotten it, and he can't wait to get swing it in a game. I can't imagine him ever swinging the old style knob again.

Cons:  None yet.

“The Axe Elite is just that, Elite.”

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Pros:  Was definitely worried about the -5 drop for my 5', 90lb 11- year old but he swings it with no problem. He had been using a 30/25 BambooBat during a wood bat tournament and it is nearly identical to that (length/weight), minus the bamboo and plus the engineered hitting zone, great grip and nice graphics.

Cons:  Bat speed is down a little versus his Combat Vigor (30/22) Only ding on the bat is the pop which has been engineered out of it but the ball still comes off as good as with his Bamboo bat.

“Great bat”

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Pros:  I have put in a ton of research into the new USA Bat standard given I am a parent of 2 players, coach of 2 team and board member at our local Little League. I can tell you for a fact, do not think all USA Bats are created equally. It was hard to give this bat a 4 star rating for pop knowing how much better the old bats were, but compared to just USA Bats, this bat is top dog. My 5'4" 130 lbs son tried all of the $200-$300 bats and the Elite was the only bat he could still hit for power consistently. Pros: Huge sweet spot Axe Handle End loaded for power

Cons:  None to speak of so far after 500 swings.

“The Best USA Bat out”

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Pros:  My Son loves this bat. He started getting ready for the season with the composite 31/26 from Axe. This bat has great pop and he's driving the ball harder than with his Adidas 1.15 bat.

Cons:  None

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Pros:  Its been great so far... does sting every now and again. To me that was a good thing as he's continueing to get better at hitting the ball more with the sweet spot. It took 2 days at the cages for him to get comfortable, but now his hitting is much better and mostly line drives. Didnt rate durability since we've only had it about a month so far.

Cons:  Took a few swings to get used to.

“2018 Axe Elite -5 USA Baseball Bat: L134F”

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Pros:  Bought in Nov for xmas for my 13 y/o (8th grade) going into PONY. I knew about the new USA bat rules, so felt safe with making the purchase. I wish i would have waited until now to make the purchase. Found out last month that our league will allow BBCOR as well as USAbats. If i'd know, i would have gone BBCOR instead, that way he's got something ready for high school. Too late to return :( Hoping JustBats does a trade-in program for USABats. If not then, ebay it is. Pro: Feels great in hands with weight/balance and grip. Looks sleek.

Cons:  Cons: you lose that "Ping", and get that "sounds like hitting rocks" sound. We've been practicing for a for two months now and the glory of using the new Axe USAbat has gone. He's gone back to using his game bat from last year for practice, but of course will go back to the Axe next month when his games start.

“It's money. ”

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Pros:  for my 12 year old, everything. 2 outs, full count, 3 run homer over the fence. if your nick name is $, this might be your bat.

Cons:   only for stronger player, might over think how to swing it

“Would not recommend”

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Pros:  Looks like my first review was never posted (approved). If this wasn't an xmas gift, i would have been able to return it but missed the 30day deadline. If you're child is allowed to use BBCor bat (in 14u) definitely go that route, especially if they're going into highschool this year or next. Pros: Good looking bat. Feels good in hands.

Cons:  Zero POP! Chips easily. No one on our team wants to use it.

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How many swings does it have?

With regards to the 2018 Axe Elite -5 USA Baseball Bat: L134F it is hard to say how many swings one could put on the barrel of the bat before it starts to break down.

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I am going to Cooperstown in a few weeks and I want to know is this bat shaved? I want to use it next year, will I be able to? I play travel ball in different tournaments and I want to know if this bat is illegal in some tournaments.

The 2018 Axe Elite -5 USA Baseball Bat: L134F should be legal for any tournament that does not require a BBCOR bat. This bat is not shaved and is sold in the same condition it is received from Axe.

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Do you have to break in this bat? If so how?

The 2018 Axe Elite -5 USA Baseball Bat: L134F features a hybrid design. This means that the barrel features alloy material. Alloy bats will not require a break-in period, and will be at its peak performance right out of the wrapper.

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Won’t hitting the same spot on the bat wear it out? The bat handle doesn't allow you to rotate it between hits right?

Yes, the unique Axe handle does cause you to hit the ball on the same area of the bat each time. Axe specifically designs the bat to be able to handle this however.

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My son is 13 playing middle school, not sure what league that falls into. I see that this has a -5 how does that compare to a -8?

I always recommend checking with a coach or league official to confirm what bat certification you need to be legal. Typically, players in middle school leagues or youth leagues will be required to swing USA bats like the 2018 Axe Elite -5 USA Baseball Bat: L134F. On the other side of things, players in travel ball tournaments or travel games will be approved to swing USSSA 1.15 BPF certified bats. The USSSA version of the Axe Elite is the 2018 Axe Elite -5 Senior League Baseball Bat: L133F. Both of these bats feature a -5 drop weight which will be 3 ounces heavier than a -8 bat.

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The Axe Bat website says the 30-day no risk challenge is only good if the bat is purchased directly from axebat.com. Please confirm that the same 30-day return policy applies if purchased from JustBats.

The 2018 Axe Elite -5 USA Baseball Bat: L134F features the same 30 day no-risk guarantee from Justbats.com. The bat features section will show/verify if any bats feature this guarantee.

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Can this bat be used in USSSA?

The 2018 Axe Elite -5 USA Baseball Bat: L134F can be used in USSSA.

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2018 Axe Elite -5 USA Baseball Bat: L134F
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Axe Bat designs and manufactures the only bat engineered to support the biomechanics of your swing. The patented Axe Handle follows the natural contours of your wrist and palm for more stable grip that enables you to maximize your bat speed with more barrel control. The result is harder, more consistent contact, with the most efficient swing you'll ever take. Axe Bats are approved for play at all levels of baseball and softball, from Little League to the major leagues. In 2017, half of the NCAA and NAIA baseball national champions swung BBCOR Axe Bats exclusively. Operating as a busines.... read more

Varo Baseball ARC 12 oz. On Deck Bat Weight

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For youth to pro players, the Varo Baseball bat weights are the official bat weight of the USA Baseball national teams. With more weight distributed towards the end of the barrel, the Varo 12 ounce on deck weight helps create a game-like swing that improves both mechanics and strength at the plate. Build your baseball-specific muscles as you dial in your swing before stepping into the batter's box. The best part? Each Varo Baseball bat weight is made in the USA and fit both 2 5/8-inch and 2 3/4-inch barrel bats.

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Vulcan bat grips may be used on baseball bats and softball bats, no matter if they're wood, alloy, or composite. With an extra tacky adhesive on the underside of each grip, the application is a quick and easy process to virtually any handle. A standard 1.00mm thickness combines with a one-of-a-kind maze imprint and both horizontal and vertical debossed grooves for an unbeatable, slip resistant grip. Each Vulcan bat grip is constructed out of an advanced polymer material that delivers maximum feel and control in dry or wet conditions all season long. Plus, Vulcan's patented Edge technology helps resist rolling to ensure a secure, flat surface. Vulcan: It's all about the feel!

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Easton E210BP Backpack: Black

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Easton backpacks are built for the players who want to upgrade their flair and functionality. The E210BP backpack will help with both, plus it's meant for both the diamond and beyond. With an updated sport utility design and newly developed rubberized pullers, these backpacks are more versatile and durable than ever with space for two bats and room to spare. On the top, a fence hook allows for easy storage and even easier accessibility while in the dugout. As if that wasn't enough, the inside is littered with compartments, shelves, and more space. There's a ventilated section on the bottom that's intended for your smelly cleats, a shelf in the main compartment that's perfect for glove storage, and a small outside pocket for personal items. What else would you need in a backpack? How about some additional padding on the back and shoulder straps for elite comfort and protection. The best part? The top of the E210B has a top panel that is perfect for team embroidery so that you can have your name and number etched in. Easton: Engineered For Glory!

This Easton E210BP backpack features an all black colorway and is recommended for high school players who need multiple pockets for all of your gear. You do it all on the field, so pick up a bat bag today that does it all off the field.

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  • Removable Top Panel For Team Embroidery
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JustBats.com Batter's Box

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2018 Axe Elite -5 USA Baseball Bat: L134F
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Bat Features
  • -5 Length To Weight Ratio
  • 2 5/8 Inch Barrel Diameter
  • No Risk 30-Day Challenge!
  • Not Satisfied With The Performance Of Your Axe Bat Within 30 Days? Send It Back For A Refund Or Exchange!
  • Free Shipping!
  • Axe Handle Is Ergonomically Designed For Better Control, Comfort, Bat Speed, & Safety
  • Colorway: Black / Blue
  • End Loaded Swing Weight For Superior Power
  • Endogrid Technology Reduces Negative Vibration & Increases Overall Comfort
  • Engineered Hitting Zone Maximizes Performance Over A 270 Degree Contact Area
  • Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
  • HyperWhip Composite End Cap Removes Excess Weight Which Helps Increase Swing Speed
  • Lightweight, Composite Handle Is Flex-tuned To Increase Whip & Reduce Sting
  • Mantic Alloy Creates The Strongest Barrel Axe Has Ever Built
  • Recommended For Power Hitters Looking To Maximize Performance
  • Two-Piece, Hybrid Baseball Bat
  • New USA Baseball Certification
  • Approved For Play In AABC, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, Dixie Youth, Little League, & Pony

Description for 2018 Axe Elite -5 USA Baseball Bat: L134F
All new Axe Bats come with a no risk 30-day challenge! You can use this model in a batting cage, in practice, or even in a game. If you are not satisfied within 30 days from your original purchase date, you may send it back to us for a full refund or exchange, no questions asked!

Axe baseball bats are for the bold! For the 2018 season, the Elite series is one of the most durable models on the market. It all starts with the military grade Mantic alloy barrel construction that results in the strongest and most explosive bat that Axe has ever created. This two-piece, hybrid design combines the traditional sound of alloy with the vibration dampening effects of a composite handle. With more whip, less negative feedback in the hands, and an end loaded swing weight, the Elite baseball bats are recommended for power hitters who want to take their swing to the next level. An engineered hitting zone extends the sweet spot while maximizing power to the entire 270-degree contact area, so you'll never need to rotate your barrel for durability -- a benefit you only get by swinging an Axe handle. Not only are you maximizing bat speed and increasing control during every at bat with an Axe handle, but you will be reducing the risk of injury as well. On the other end, a composite HyperWhip end cap extends the barrel length, reduces unnecessary weight, and allows for increased swing speeds. Last, but certainly not least, the innovative Endogrid technology absorbs all shock to the bottom hand for a smooth, comfortable feel on contact. Axe: Make The Switch!

This Axe Elite USA baseball bat (L134F) features a 2 5/8-inch barrel diameter, a drop 5 length to weight ratio, and the USABat certification which makes it approved for play in AABC, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, Dixie Youth, Little League, and Pony. Get a hold of the Axe advantage and order one of these Elite baseball bats today with free shipping and a full one (1) year manufacturer's warranty. Don't forget, with our 24/7 customer service, we'll be here for you from click to hit!

Axe Handle Scientifically Proven Benefits
Better Bat Control - High-speed video reveals a "hammering" motion from the traditional round knob. The Axe handle stabilizes the grip, increasing barrel control.
More Power & Bat Speed - Range of motion is increased and tension is reduced in the hands, resulting in greater power transfer and more bat speed.
Enhanced Comfort - The Axe handle is ergonomically designed to fit naturally in the contour of your hand.
Reduces Injuries - Traditional handles put tremendous pressure on a single point of the hand, which contains the commonly broken Hamate bone. The flush backside of the Axe handle relieves this pressure.
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Bat Properties
Approved For:USA Bat
Barrel Diameter:2 5/8"
Bat Type:Baseball
Color:Black
Color:Blue
Deals:Used
Length to Weight Ratio:- 5
Material:Half and Half
Price:$200 - $299.99
Price:$100 - $199.99
Series:Elite
Vendor:Axe
Year:2018

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