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2 3/4
Combat
USSSA
SLPAB210
11/01/21
Drop 10

2022 Combat B2 Ultra USSSA Drop 10
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The 2022 Combat B2 ATB Drop 10 USSSA Bat is a single-piece composite built with a huge barrel and light swing. This is a JustBats produced and backed bat and a reprint of the 2020 version that was white with black lettering. This bat is available on JustBats directly but don't expect it to be found elsewhere (except for maybe eBay occasionally). The drop 10 JustBats/Combat B2 is a big barrel and a light swing and built like the Combat Maxum of days gone by (circa 2018).

The 2022 Combat B2 ATB Drop 10 USSSA Bat is a single-piece composite built with a huge barrel and light swing. This is a JustBats produced and backed bat and a reprint of the 2020 version that was white with black lettering. This bat is available on JustBats directly but don't expect it to be found elsewhere (except for maybe eBay occasionally). The drop 10 JustBats/Combat B2 is a big barrel and a light swing and built like the Combat Maxum of days gone by (circa 2018). Full Review

9.0
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF- Stiff
5/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 5/8
Rawlings
BBCOR
BB2QM3
11/01/21
Drop 3

2022 Rawlings Quatro Pro Max BBCOR
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The 2022 Rawlings Quatro Pro MAX is the same as the Quatro Pro but added swing weight. The bat is similar in thinking to Slugger's META PWR. The bat is built for the big hitter who likes all the features of a two-piece composite (big barrel, great feel, superb sound) but needs an end load. The Quatro Pro Max is a BBCOR only bat and comes in only a 32 through 34. Our gut sense here is that the bat won't sell very often, and very few will find it the right for them. However, the occasional college-level hitter who likes the two-piece composite vibe but can't get enough swing weight out of their Quatro Pro will find value in the 2022 Quatro Max.

The 2022 Rawlings Quatro Pro MAX is the same as the Quatro Pro but added swing weight. The bat is similar in thinking to Slugger's META PWR. The bat is built for the big hitter who likes all the features of a two-piece composite (big barrel, great feel, superb sound) but needs an end load. The Quatro Pro Max is a BBCOR only bat and comes in only a 32 through 34. Our gut sense here is that the bat won't sell very often, and very few will find it the right for them. However, the occasional college-level hitter who likes the two-piece composite vibe but can't get enough swing weight out of their Quatro Pro will find value in the 2022 Quatro Max. Full Review

8.6
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
H MOI
STF Stiff
3/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 3/4
Rawlings
USSSA
UTQ5
11/01/21
Drop 5

2022 Rawlings Quatro Pro USSSA Drop 5
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8.8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
3/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 3/4
Rawlings
USSSA
UTQ8
11/01/21
Drop 8

2022 Rawlings Quatro Pro USSSA Drop 8
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9.0
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 3/4
Rawlings
USSSA
UTQ10
11/01/21
Drop 10

2022 Rawlings Quatro Pro USSSA Drop 10
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There's a lot to learn about the new and redesigned 2022 Rawlings Quatro Pro. A stiffer feel and a more consistent barrel are what the USSSA form 2021 was lacking, so these improvements might be a welcome change. The added knob tech that allows for a blast motion (sold separately) to insert seamlessly in the bat is also a nice touch. But the CF and CAT 9 Composite have run away with this field. The added ZOA from DeMarini only makes it more difficult, but we do expect to see the Quatro Pro for 2022 make some headway in 2022. We'll update this as more information comes to light.

There's a lot to learn about the new and redesigned 2022 Rawlings Quatro Pro. A stiffer feel and a more consistent barrel are what the USSSA form 2021 was lacking, so these improvements might be a welcome change. The added knob tech that allows for a blast motion (sold separately) to insert seamlessly in the bat is also a nice touch. But the CF and CAT 9 Composite have run away with this field. The added ZOA from DeMarini only makes it more difficult, but we do expect to see the Quatro Pro for 2022 make some headway in 2022. We'll update this as more information comes to light. Full Review

8.9
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 3/4
True Temper
USSSA
UT-22-HZR-X-5
11/01/21
Drop 5
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2022 True Temper HZRDUS USSSA Drop 5
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The drop 5 HZRDUS is a hybrid bat with a bit of flex and a serious endload. The bat is built for big hitters in the USSSA space. Those looking for more balance should look at the HZRDUS Rake. The bat has a bit of flex in the handle---made possible by the unique two-piece design that looks like a one-piece. Overall, good to great bat for the right hitter in the USSSA space. If you want a big hitter, don't want a two-piece composite like the CF, then this drop 5 HZRDUS is as good as you'll find.

The drop 5 HZRDUS is a hybrid bat with a bit of flex and a serious endload. The bat is built for big hitters in the USSSA space. Those looking for more balance should look at the HZRDUS Rake. The bat has a bit of flex in the handle---made possible by the unique two-piece design that looks like a one-piece. Overall, good to great bat for the right hitter in the USSSA space. If you want a big hitter, don't want a two-piece composite like the CF, then this drop 5 HZRDUS is as good as you'll find. Full Review

9.2
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 31, 31.5, 32, 32.5, 33-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 3/4
True Temper
USSSA
UT-22-HZR-X-8
11/01/21
Drop 8
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2022 True Temper HZRDUS USSSA Drop 8
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We like the idea of the drop 8 in a USSSA hybrid over that of a drop 10. The added weight plays better in alloy barrels and those who like stiffer feels, like the HZRDUS has when compared to the True Temper Rake, and a more focused barrel don't need as light a swing. The drop 8 comes in half sizes.

We like the idea of the drop 8 in a USSSA hybrid over that of a drop 10. The added weight plays better in alloy barrels and those who like stiffer feels, like the HZRDUS has when compared to the True Temper Rake, and a more focused barrel don't need as light a swing. The drop 8 comes in half sizes. Full Review

9.2
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF Stiff
5/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 31, 31.5, 32, 32.5, 33-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 3/4
True Temper
USSSA
UT-22-RKE-X-5
11/01/21
Drop 5
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2022 True Temper Rake USSSA Drop 5
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9.3
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 30.5, 31, 31.5, 32, 32.5, 33-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 3/4
True Temper
USSSA
UT-22-RKE-X-8
11/01/21
Drop 8
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2022 True Temper Rake USSSA Drop 8
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9.4
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 32.5-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 3/4
True Temper
USSSA
UT-22-HZR-X-10
11/01/21
Drop 10
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2022 True Temper HZRDUS USSSA Drop 10
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We're usually a hard pass on a hybrid bat in the USSSA space. While this drop 10 HZRDUS doesn't change our mind completely, we still think two piece composites with their bigger barrels and lighter swings are generally better choices, if there were the hitter out there who wanted a heavier swinging with an alloy barrel then this might be it. Granted, if you wanted a heavier swing than go for the drop 8 USSSA HZRDUS. If you wanted a light swing with an alloy barrel/hybrid design then look for a bat like the True Temper Rake. Still, though, if you're looking for a drop 10 with a slight end load in an alloy barrel in the USSSA space then the HZRDUS drop 10 might be it. Or, if you really want to dial in the 1/2 options it might be a good fit too.

We're usually a hard pass on a hybrid bat in the USSSA space. While this drop 10 HZRDUS doesn't change our mind completely, we still think two piece composites with their bigger barrels and lighter swings are generally better choices, if there were the hitter out there who wanted a heavier swinging with an alloy barrel then this might be it. Granted, if you wanted a heavier swing than go for the drop 8 USSSA HZRDUS. If you wanted a light swing with an alloy barrel/hybrid design then look for a bat like the True Temper Rake. Still, though, if you're looking for a drop 10 with a slight end load in an alloy barrel in the USSSA space then the HZRDUS drop 10 might be it. Or, if you really want to dial in the 1/2 options it might be a good fit too. Full Review

9.2
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF Stiff
5/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 33.5-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 3/4
True Temper
USSSA
UT-22-RKE-X-10
11/01/21
Drop 10
Price Check

2022 True Temper Rake USSSA Drop 10
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9.4
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 32.5-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 5/8
Marucci
USA
MSBC11YUSA
11/01/21
Drop 11
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2022 Marucci CAT USA Drop 11
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The 2022 Marucci CAT USA is a new bat for the 2022 lineup---that is, it isn't a repaint of the previous years USA Bat. This new version has a 2 5/8 barrel (the last had a 2 1/2) with an upgraded alloy and look. It still uses the anti-vibration knob, is a one piece alloy bat and a balanced swing. We think the bat will work well for that serious entry level player looking for a stiff feel and a light swing on a well known and made bat.

The 2022 Marucci CAT USA is a new bat for the 2022 lineup---that is, it isn't a repaint of the previous years USA Bat. This new version has a 2 5/8 barrel (the last had a 2 1/2) with an upgraded alloy and look. It still uses the anti-vibration knob, is a one piece alloy bat and a balanced swing. We think the bat will work well for that serious entry level player looking for a stiff feel and a light swing on a well known and made bat. Full Review

8.0
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 5/8
Combat
BBCOR
BBPAB2
Drop 3

2022 Combat B2 Ultra BBCOR
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The BBCOR 2022 Combat B2 Ultra, we expect, to have a huge barrel, balanced swing, and meet the BBCOR standard as well as anything. How it will stack up with the older combats or its distant cousin, the Easton Maxum Ultra, is yet to be seen. But, we are keeping a close eye on this great looking BBCOR bat from JustBats.

The BBCOR 2022 Combat B2 Ultra, we expect, to have a huge barrel, balanced swing, and meet the BBCOR standard as well as anything. How it will stack up with the older combats or its distant cousin, the Easton Maxum Ultra, is yet to be seen. But, we are keeping a close eye on this great looking BBCOR bat from JustBats. Full Review

8.2
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 31, 32, 33-inch
Release Date:
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2 3/4
Combat
USSSA
SLPAB28
Drop 8

2022 Combat B2 Ultra USSSA Drop 8
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The drop 8 for the B2 Ultra is a big barreled bat with a huge barrel and a great swing. Although we don't know much yet, we expect the bat to be a lot like the B2s from days gone by in the Combat space. JustBats, some years ago, picked up some rights to the Combat name when Combat went out of business (via bankruptcy). Easton, a sister company, took over much of the Combat umbrella. But JustBats picked up enough to secure some naming rights in the future. As well, and we don't know, Easton's acquisition by Rawlings may have left some Combat items on the table too. We'll keep asking around.

The drop 8 for the B2 Ultra is a big barreled bat with a huge barrel and a great swing. Although we don't know much yet, we expect the bat to be a lot like the B2s from days gone by in the Combat space. JustBats, some years ago, picked up some rights to the Combat name when Combat went out of business (via bankruptcy). Easton, a sister company, took over much of the Combat umbrella. But JustBats picked up enough to secure some naming rights in the future. As well, and we don't know, Easton's acquisition by Rawlings may have left some Combat items on the table too. We'll keep asking around. Full Review

8.8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 29, 30, 31/28, 32-inch
Release Date:
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2 3/4
Combat
USSSA
SLPAB211
Drop 11

2022 Combat B2 Ultra USSSA Drop 11
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The 2022 Combat B2 Ultra is a JustBats sponsored bat and is, in most ways, the same as the old Combat Maxum from days gone by. The Drop 11 is a USSSA 2 3/4 barrel built with a light swing, absolutely massive barrel and really good performance.

The 2022 Combat B2 Ultra is a JustBats sponsored bat and is, in most ways, the same as the old Combat Maxum from days gone by. The Drop 11 is a USSSA 2 3/4 barrel built with a light swing, absolutely massive barrel and really good performance. Full Review

8.9
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF- Stiff
3/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30-inch
Release Date:
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2 5/8
Louisville Slugger
BBCOR
BBMPB3-22
10/27/21
Drop 3

2022 Louisville Slugger Meta PWR BBCOR
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Built for power, the 2022 Meta PWR (-3) BBCOR Bat from Louisville Slugger is here to help you elevate your game. The Meta PWR shares the same backbone as the Meta with two key differences. The high-performing EKO™ composite barrel still delivers a sound unlike anything in the game, however the Meta PWR has a higher swing weight to ensure that elite athletes can squeeze every ounce of performance out of the barrel. In addition, the three-piece patented 3FX™ Connection System is fine-tuned for an even stiffer feel to help maximize the energy transfer on contact and pairs perfectly with this bat’s monstrous sweet spot. We maximized the barrel length with the Premium GT1™ End Cap and added a touch of weight to the end of the barrel, putting the finishing touches on one of our most powerful bats ever.

Built for power, the 2022 Meta PWR (-3) BBCOR Bat from Louisville Slugger is here to help you elevate your game. The Meta PWR shares the same backbone as the Meta with two key differences. The high-performing EKO™ composite barrel still delivers a sound unlike anything in the game, however the Meta PWR has a higher swing weight to ensure that elite athletes can squeeze every ounce of performance out of the barrel. In addition, the three-piece patented 3FX™ Connection System is fine-tuned for an even stiffer feel to help maximize the energy transfer on contact and pairs perfectly with this bat’s monstrous sweet spot. We maximized the barrel length with the Premium GT1™ End Cap and added a touch of weight to the end of the barrel, putting the finishing touches on one of our most powerful bats ever. Full Review

9.2
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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17. 2022 Gattaca L
2 5/8
7.8/10
DeMarini
BBCOR
GTC-22L
02/01/20
Drop 3

2022 DeMarini Gattaca L BBCOR
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7.8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
2/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 33, 34-inch
Release Date: February 1, 2020
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18. 2022 Gattaca R
2 5/8
7.8/10
DeMarini
BBCOR
GTC-22R
02/01/20
Drop 3

2022 DeMarini Gattaca R BBCOR
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7.8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
2/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 33, 34-inch
Release Date: February 1, 2020
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19. 2022 Speed JBB
2 5/8
/10
Easton
USSSA
JBB22SPD11
10/07/21
Drop 11

2022 Easton Speed JBB USSSA Drop 11
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 25, 26, 27-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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2 5/8
Louisville Slugger
USSSA
WTLSLS6B0522
10/27/21
Drop 5

2022 Louisville Slugger Solo USSSA Drop 5
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If you're a big hitter looking for the most a Slugger Solo can deliver than this bat should be on the short list. It's an endloaded single piece alloy with a massive drop 5 feel. The bat is stiff and packs a serious punch if you can square one up. However, this bat is not for the faint of heart. We thing the drop 8 or drop 10 are much more fitting than this bat, especially for the younger player looking for as much bat speed as they can muster. If you want a light swinging drop check out a bat like the Rawlings VELO. But, if you want big stiffness on a good bat, then the SOLO is your daddy.

If you're a big hitter looking for the most a Slugger Solo can deliver than this bat should be on the short list. It's an endloaded single piece alloy with a massive drop 5 feel. The bat is stiff and packs a serious punch if you can square one up. However, this bat is not for the faint of heart. We thing the drop 8 or drop 10 are much more fitting than this bat, especially for the younger player looking for as much bat speed as they can muster. If you want a light swinging drop check out a bat like the Rawlings VELO. But, if you want big stiffness on a good bat, then the SOLO is your daddy. Full Review

7.9
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
3/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
3/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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