I purchased a Rawlings Ash 271 model wood bat from Big 5 a couple months back. I’ve been using it a lot and it’s really light. I recently picked up my old 31” Marucci Maple wood bat and it felt heavier. How can I weigh my bat to make sure it’s a -3 and not a -5 or higher. I’ve read that not all wood bats even if they are the same model are the same weight. Any advice is helpful. Thanks.
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We use a digital kitchen scale
I bought a “food scale” a few years ago. To this day the only things we’ve used it for is to weigh baseballs and bats.
read the story about Ted Williams and the ash bats. If they are stored in damp location, they will add weight. Your ash bat wood is age is young.
The Pro wood is aged 3 years before tuning.
I bring the kitchen scale to Monkey Sports and weigh the bat before I buy them. Marucci maple bats vary wildly from -0 to -5. Ash are generally lighter than maple. My son likes Old Hickory maple and they are more consistent -2 to -3.