- Rated 4.5 stars
- JUGS Lite-Flite Machine For Baseball And Softball Review
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A best pitching machine provides one of the most efficient ways for batters to practice their swing and this is more so if it is a high-quality one like the JUGS Lite-Flite. The machine runs on 110V AC and with a 1/8 horsepower motor but you can also use a rechargeable battery pack that will keep it running for up to three hours. It also features a quick-change design for fast switch between baseball and softball, 360-degree swiveling base design and it can operate at speeds of between 15 and 85 MPH.
Features and Benefits
- Pitches: The Select-a-Pitch feature ensures that players can choose the pitch that they desire with ease. And it can simulate right and left-handed sliders, curveballs and fastballs.
- Power: This pitching machine can run on either 110V AC or a rechargeable battery pack (sold separately), and it runs on a 1/8 horsepower, 13 amp motor.
- Quick-Change Design: It features switch-and-play knobs that make it possible for players to switch from baseball to softball in a few seconds.
- 360-Degree Swivel: The 360-degree swivel design on the base of the machine makes it possible to get a full range of pop-ups, ground balls, and fly balls.
- Speed: With this pitching machine you can get speeds that range between 15 and 85 MPH which is one of the features that make it suitable for both kids and adults. It also has a single dial speed setting that makes speed adjustment easy.
- Balls: It will throw 11 and 12-inch Lite-Flite softballs, the Lite-Flite baseballs, and JUGS Bulldog polyballs.
- It is a versatile pitching machine that can throw various types of ball.
- This machine is easy to set up, and it will only take a few minutes.
- You can also use it with a rechargeable battery.
- It will provide a broad range of movements to practice for all pitch types.
- The swivel-design base will provide up to 360-degree movement for pop-ups, ground balls and fly balls.
- It will pitch both left and right-hand sliders, fastballs, and sliders.
- You can use it anywhere as it is portable and also easy to move.
- The optional auto-feeder is perfect for fast and continuous swing practices.
- Some calibration will be necessary to get your desired pitch.
- It has many settings that will take some time to master.
JUGS designs the Lite-Flite for both young and adult players that want to improve their game fast and get more practice sessions during their free time. This versatile machine will throw different ball types, and so both baseball and softball batter can use it for practice. Also, it throws different pitches and does it as close to what one would expect when facing a pitcher as possible. And so it is one of those machines that every batter that wants to take their game a notch higher should own.
Despite all the great things and benefits that you get from this JUGS product it also has a few shortcomings such as the fact that you need to do some calibrations. But it is still one of the most efficient and easy to use pitching machines out there. Once you master the settings, you can always be sure of some productive and game improving sessions.