(Forever, Iron Star, & Plastic Bats)
Standard production bats are made in several sizes of three different materials:
Wood product without formaldehyde, 1/4 inch thick. Handles
clay like wood or Masonite. Water Resistant,
no warping, extremely strong. Will not degrade like particle board.
Available in 13" & 15" sizes. Cartons of 10.
Iron Star - Wood product without
formaldehyde, 3/8 inch thick. Handles clay like wood or Masonite. Water
no warping, extremely strong. Will not degrade like particle board. More
expensive but PERMANENT. Available in 13", 15", 18", & 21" sizes. Cartons of 6.
Plastic - HDPE Plastic
3/8 inch thick,
matte finish on both sides to hold and release clay more easily. Available in
13" & 15" sizes. Cartons of 6.
All production bats but one are simple flat
circles intended for wheel heads with two batpins.
Standard drill is two holes 10 inch center-to-center to fit Brent, new Pacificia, Soldner and many others.
Bats can be drilled for any other wheel on request. Their is no extra charge for custom
drilling or for no drilling. You specify center-to-center distance and hole size (2
The 13 and 15 inch diameters are
made in those sizes so that, when used on standard 12 or 14 inch wheel head, 1/2 inch of
the bat overhangs all the way around the wheel head, making it much easier to remove the
bat from the wheel without disturbing the thrown piece. No more prying, no more