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    Default home made training aid

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    Heres the homemade Xcelerator device I made for my daughter, cost all of $7
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    How is it used?
    (I presume it is for hitting, but it's posted in the "pitching" category)

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    Default it used for pitching.

    Heres the link to the original:
    Softball Oregon Xelerator Softball Pitching Hitting Catching Lessons Instruction Baseball
    The "Xelerator" is a self correcting training apparatus, a perfect pitching plane is developed and stored as muscle memory which is translated into increased pitching speed and accuracy in game situations.

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    That`s awsome. Do you have the material list and total weight overall of it? I need to make a 12`` set up.

    John
    Silver Bullets NY

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    I've also seen a number of these made...definitely lower cost than picking up the Xelerator if you have the tools to make it yourself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jpnova70 View Post
    That`s awsome. Do you have the material list and total weight overall of it? I need to make a 12`` set up.

    John
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    PM sent to you....

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    I was wondering about that material list too.

    I can estimate it from the picture making it out of PVC pipe, but the parts I'm thinking of don't look exactly like what you have. Also wondering what size hole to drill in the ball.

    thanks!

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    drill half inch hole in the ball and thru the end cap in the tube. Use 1/4" soft white rope. Main PVC is 2" diameter....

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    thank you!

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    tmolina,
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