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# Is a bat drop 8 lighter than a bat drop 10?

Updated: 10/22/2022

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it depends what length the bat is. if you have a 30in. 20oz bat and a 31in. 19oz bat then no.

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Q: Is a bat drop 8 lighter than a bat drop 10?
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### What is bat drop and how is it determined?

The drop of the bat is the difference between the length minus the weight. For example, if a bat is 33" long and it weighs 30 ounces, then the drop is -3. The drop of the bat varies in baseball, depending on the level of play. Little League doesn't have any regulations for the drop zone. Senior League baseball (ages 10 - 14) has a drop zone regulation of no lighter than -8. High school baseball has a drop zone regulation of no lighter than -3. College baseball has a drop zone regulation of no lighter than -3.

### What does -11 mean on a baseball bat?

It stands for drop 10. The drop of a bat depends on what the length and weight is. You find out the drop by subtracting the weight from the length. So if your bat was 32 inches long and 22 ounces then it would be drop 10 (-10) if your bat was 32 inches and 25 ounces then it would be drop 7 (-7)

### What does -10 on a baseball bat mean?

The -10 is the 'drop', or 'drop weight', of the bat. The drop is the length of the bat, in inches, subtracted from the weight of the bat in ounces. A -10 bat is a bat whose length, in inches, is 10 more than the weight in ounces. An example of a -10 bat is one whose length is 32 inches and whose weight is 22 ounces.

### What does bats on average are -10 mean?

A -# is referring to the drop of the bat. If a bat is 33 inches long and only weighs 23 ounces, the drop would be -10. This means the bat is ten inches longer than it is heavy.

### How does drop affect a softball bat?

The drop is the second most important thing in sizing a player with a new bat. First is the proper length. Once you determine that, the player should swing the heaviest bat she can get around quickly. That's not to say the heaviest bat, but the heaviest bat she can get good bat speed with. For most high school age girls with above average ability that's -10 or even -9. For high school players with average or below (less than a .300 batting average) as well as younger girls the drop should probably be about -11 or -12. As stated before, the first thing to find out is the proper length. To do that click the Bat Sizing Guide link http://www.aluminumbats.com/batsizingguide-thebattersbox.aspx What is the drop? Bat Length Minus The Drop = Bat Weight "The Drop" is a common term for describing the weight of an aluminum bat. It is unique to aluminum and composite bats as the weight of a wood bat varies somewhat within each bat. The drop simply means you take the length of the bat and subtract the drop to determine the weight. For Example: The DeMarini CF4 is a -10 and is available in 31", 32", 33" and 34". Therefore, a 31" would weigh 21 ounces, a 32" would weigh 22 ounces and so on.

### How does drop effect you swing in softball?

The drop is just the difference between the length of the bat and the weight of the bat. Ex: 33", 23oz bat = -10 (drop 10); 33", 24oz = -9 (drop 9) etc. All-in-all it just depends on how tall a person is and how much weight she can handle when swinging. A -9 would be heavier than a -10, but a -9 33" bat weighs as much as a -10 34" bat. So, if a bat is too heavy or too light it can negatively effect the hitter's swing.

### How many ounces is a drop 10 softball bat?

It is a 33 inch 23 oz bat.

### Is their a minus 6 or minus 7 baseball available?

I think you mean baseball bat. In the younger leagues you can get a bat that is a drop 10. In the older leagues, it is usually a drop 3.

### What is the difference between a Easton Stealth Softball bat SCN7B and SCN6B?

SCN7B is a -9 drop SCN6B is a -10 drop

### What does Minus bat drop refer to in youth bats?

A thirty inch bat that weighs 20 ounces would be a minus 10

### What is the difference between a -10 and a -8 fast pitch bat?

The difference between these bats is the difference between the ratio of their weights and lengths. An example of a drop 10 bat you be on that is 33 inches in length and 23 ounces. A drop 8 bat would be 33 inches long, but weigh 25 ounces. Drop describes the ration between weight and length.

### What is -12 on a baseball bat?

Bat Length Minus The Drop = Bat Weight "The Drop" is a common term for describing the weight of an aluminum bat. It is unique to aluminum and composite bats as the weight of a wood bat varies somewhat within each bat. The drop simply means you take the length of the bat and subtract the drop to determine the weight. For Example: The DeMarini CF4 is a -10 and is available in 31", 32", 33" and 34". Therefore, a 31" would weigh 21 ounces, a 32" would weigh 22 ounces and so on.