Better exit velocity.
Better sound off the bat. BETTER RESULTS.
Large handle - Large barrel
Model #018 (compares to the LS model R-161) OLD SCHOOL BIG BARREL bat, featuring a 15/16ths of an inch LARGE HANDLE BAT, large handle, to a LARGE barrel similar to the 013 model, traditional knob. This bat is typically very balanced because of the large handle, which offsets the weight in the barrel. Considered to be a power hitters bat, for hitters that want the best of both worlds; BIG BARREL with BALANCE