The increased distance is anywhere from 30 to 60 feet to the batted ball. After the barrel is shaved, it is skillfully put back together and the weight is restructured to equal the original weight of the bat. Examples of bats with knob and end cap removed to allow weight adjustments. While both accelerated and natural break-in processes can soften the barrel of a bat, the damage the two treatments produce is quite different. The endcap is then pushed back on to the top of the barrel with a high strength flexible epoxy blend. We will not be held responsible for any legal issue that arise from the use of our Bat Rolling Machine. Some weight could be endloaded back into the cap in order to keep the bat closer to the original weight.
The bat is weighed one last time for accuracy.
Custom Bat Shaving
The most prevalent form of bat doctoring involves placing the bat between polymeric rollers. Weight is added back to the bat in order to get the same balance as when it started. An Easton weighs within. When placed under load this can cause cracks to form. Composites are generally stronger and lighter than aluminum and have comparable stiffness.