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Old 10-31-2013, 03:25 PM   #1 (permalink)

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I am new to slow pitch softball. We are playing in a tournament that states for the ball rule...all balls 44/400 or lower are allowed.

Does that mean that we can use 44/375? I am not sure how the compression is rated in a softball. I know some things the higher the compression....that actually means its lower.

Thanks for the help.

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Old 10-31-2013, 06:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes, a 44/375 is rated lower than a 44/400. The second number is the compression and the lower the number, the softer the ball.
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Old 10-31-2013, 07:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Right. Have some NIW 44/375 Tattoo's if interested.
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Old 10-31-2013, 08:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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you are correct.

In actuality a 44/400 & 44/375 are probably the same. Just labeled different for nsa & asa
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Grab some 44/400 thunder Zn's (NSA) Unbelievable ball!
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Old 11-01-2013, 01:59 AM   #6 (permalink)
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44/375 and 44/400 are the same core ball with different stamps. That is straight from the horses mouth of two prominent manufactures. Not enough variance between the 2 to warrant making different cores.

The multi layer creative noted are awesome but are expensive if you can find them, make sure they are allowed. Otherwise Apex has one of the best legal 44/400's out there. You won't be at a disadvantage if you get a ball from Apex, Tattoo, Evil, or Dudley.

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