Pros: A lot of pop
2018 Rawlings Velo -12 Senior League Baseball Bat: UT8V12
This bat really made a huge difference in swing speed for my son who plays 9U travel ball
lot of pop very hot bat
Pros: A lot of pop
Pros: BOTH BATS ARE EXCEPTIONAL, WELL MADE, GREAT GRIPS ETC.. In my opinion the Velo has better pop than the 918, for 100 less dollars it is a great value.
Cons: NONE, HOW EVER MY 10 YEAR OLD LIKES THE VELO BETTER THAN THE 918.
Pros: light, balanced with good pop. Purchased this as a second bat to use against hard throwing pitchers for my son who plays 10u travel ball. After a few hitting sessions bat is broken in nicely and my son likes it.
Cons: After two weeks of using bat no complaints.
Pros: lot of pop very hot bat. this bat is a must own
Pros: Feels solid and I'm sure the other ratings are indicative of how well it hits, but it is significantly heavier than the stated weight.
Cons: Ordered a 28/16 and 27/15. The 28 weighed 18.5oz and the 27 weighed even more at 18.75 ozs. I wanted my son to like the bat, but I was buying a drop 12 for a reason. Ended up going with an Easton because it was closest to advertised weight.
Pros: This bat really made a huge difference in swing speed for my son who plays 9U travel ball. He loves this bat which has improved his confidence and you know what that does for young players! Many of his team mates use his bat and have asked their parents to buy them one. Great Pop, Feel, and no Vibration. Awesome all around product for this age range. I ended up buying the 2017 due to JustBats review for best bats for a 9 year old. Was a great choice!!
Cons: Many of his team mates want to use it and in the 9U world this can cause on deck problems! Seriously only con is the previous model 2017 cracked within 2 months, I don't know if this was because of not breaking in correctly? If too many kids were using it and not taking care of it in dugout? Anyway Rawlings sent me the 2018 version since it was still in warranty. The only thing I don't understand is why you only receive one warranty claim per bat? If it cracks it cracks and if you just received a new one and it is under a year you should be justified in AGAIN receiving a replacement. So anyway we are making sure this one is being taken care of and overall great product!
Pros: my son loves everything about this bat it help increase his speed, lots of pop
Cons: nothing cant go wrong with this velo
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Is this a balanced bat?
Yes, the 2018 Rawlings Velo -12 Senior League Baseball Bat (UT8V12) has a balanced swing weight.
Do they make a 26 in 14 oz for this bat? I thought I saw it a week ago or so.
Unfortunately, the smallest size produced for the 2018 Rawlings Velo -12 Senior League Baseball Bat: UT8V12 is a 27" 15 oz.
Is this bat true to the weight displayed or is it heavier like a few of the other Rawlings bats?
The 2018 Rawlings Velo -12 Senior League Baseball Bat (UT8V12) will be a little bit heavier like the others. It is roughly an ounce heavier.
My soon to be 8 yr old is a contact hitter at only 52 lbs and 4'3" tall. I was trying to decide between the Ghost X Hyperlite or Rawlings Velo, both 29 inch. Which do you suggest?
It's difficult to recommend one bat over the other. However, the 2018 Rawlings Velo -12 Senior League Baseball Bat: UT8V12 does have good reviews. I think this would be a good option for your player.
Will this bat meet the requirements for Little League in 2018?
The 2018 Rawlings Velo -12 Senior League Baseball Bat (UT8V12) is not approved for Little League in 2018. Little League will be following the new USA Baseball standard for 2018. They will require all bats to feature the USA Baseball stamp. Here is the link to all of our USA models that we have available currently: http://www.justbats.com/products/approved%20for~usa%20bat/?pa_source=banner&pa_medium=mainbanner&pa_campaign=(2)usabats
What's the difference between this bat and the 2018 Rawlings Quatro UT8Q34? I have a 75 pound 12U Travel player who plays about 80 games a year.
The 2018 Rawlings Velo -12 Senior League Baseball Bat (UT8V12) is a drop 12 while the Quatro is a drop 10. The quatro is also a 4 piece composite whereas the UT8V12 is a 2 piece composite. Quatro also includes a more advanced endcap and connection point that is lighter and allows it to reduce swing weight as well as more flex and vibration reduction.
Is there any difference in this bat compared to the 2017 model 2 piece composite Velo? The SL7V12 drop 12 composite.
The 2017 model and the 2018 Rawlings Velo -12 Senior League Baseball Bat: UT8V12 are made of the same material with the same design, so the only difference is cosmetic.
How does this compare to the 2017 -12?
The 2018 Rawlings Velo -12 Senior League Baseball Bat: UT8V12 is a two-piece composite whereas the 2017 is a one-piece alloy. The 2018 has 3C technology for better durability.
Is this bat Little League Approved?
The 2018 Rawlings Velo -12 Senior League Baseball Bat (UT8V12) is not going to be Little League approved.
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