The flex of a composite bat has the potential to be far greater than that of an alloy bat because the composite is far stronger. One recognizable detection is an endcap separation with epoxy displayed. Some have machined platens that conform to the barrel and use a hydraulic press to deform it to controlled levels of load. Very few bat shavers will shave Alloy bats this is to include aluminum when alloy is mentioned. The location of the damage induced by this simple treatment can also be controlled more accurately that would occur in play. Each manufacturer has a certain handle rod and a knowledgeable person will be able to look under the knob sticker or tape and detect your bat as altered.
We actually have other bat shavers pay us to remove caps for them!
Bat Shaving Alloy or Aluminum Bats, is it possible?
An altered bat can be called many things: Our services simply save you time in breaking in your bat. If for some reason the bat is no longer available we will give you a bat or equal or greater value. Baseball and softball associations realized this increase in distance and started to require bat manufactures to take action to decrease batted ball speed at the peak of a bats performance. The location of the damage induced by this simple treatment can also be controlled more accurately that would occur in play. This weight is added back to the handle and endcap. This means they are using a reproduction cap which is very obvious and often times do not fit securely or crack very easily.