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Ring Removal Service

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Regular price $99.99 USD
Regular price $120.00 USD Sale price $99.99 USD

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    1. Choose each option you would like.

    2. Click the "add to cart" button and under the "Order Special Instructions" tell us the Year, Make, and Model of your bat(s) then finish checking out.

    3. Box your bat up and ship it to us

    4. We complete your bat service and ship back within 3-4 days.

    *If you are unsure we can service your bat please email us first

    Description

    Unleash the maximum potential of your baseball, fastpitch, or softball bat with our cutting-edge Restrictor Ring Removal service!

    Maximized Performance: Say goodbye to restrictions! Enjoy an enhanced sweet spot and improved overall performance with increased flexibility.

    Powerful Swings: Unleash unparalleled power with every swing. Bat Ring Removal ensures a more responsive and explosive hitting experience, giving you the edge on the field.

    Optimized Sweet Spot: Expand your hitting zone! By removing the restrictor ring, we elevate the sweet spot, providing you with greater accuracy and consistency in your hits.

    1. Understanding the Purpose of Baseball Bat Rings:

    Baseball bat rings, also known as restrictor rings, serve the purpose of limiting the flex in the barrel. This restriction, particularly in the sweet spot, adheres to certain exit velocity regulations imposed by various associations.

    2. Types of Restrictor Rings:

    • Composite Discs
    • Metal Rings
    • Composite Rings
    • Tubes
    • Molded Composite Layers
    • Floating Tubes
    • Plastic Rings

    All these variations are commonly referred to as "restrictor rings" or simply "rings."

    3. Beyond Baseball: Restrictor Rings in Softball:

    Restrictor rings are not exclusive to baseball bats. Slow Pitch Softball and Fast Pitch Softball bats also incorporate barrel flex restriction devices, predominantly in the form of tubes, especially prevalent in USA (ASA) type bats.

    4. Baseball Bats with Restrictor Rings:

    Most USA Baseball and BBCOR bats feature some type of ring in the barrel. While some bats opt for a thicker barrel wall to control flex, certain brands like Demarini, Louisville Slugger, and Rawlings use rings in the sweet spot on composite bat models.

    5. Impact of Ring Removal on Exit Velocity and Durability:

    • Exit Velocity Increase: Removal of the ring allows for increased barrel flex, resulting in a higher "jump" off the bat, enhancing pop and achieving greater distance.

    • Durability Considerations: While durability diminishes due to increased flex, proper ring removal rarely results in immediate breakage. Exceptions include double-wall bats like the Easton double wall and flipper type bats, where complete removal of the inner tube can lead to quicker wear. Despite this, feedback and experience suggest that ring removal, often combined with shaving, consistently produces satisfactory results without compromising the bat's longevity. The continued success of ring removal over six years underscores its effectiveness and reliability.

    • Altering a bat renders it illegal in most associations.