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MattKirky

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  1. Now I've seen the few posts here about plate coats and everyone's options on them, etc., and let me just say, I LOVE mine. I purchased the 1.0 version from OutWest Officials pre-covid before last season since I live/work in Upstate NY and figured with how cold it gets during spring/fall season could get some good use out of one. Well let me tell you, I was finally able to wear mine last night during a 50° JV game and the comments I got from fellow umpires, coaches, and players were extremely positive, just added an extreme confidence for me in my game. It's become extremely useful since we're back calling balls and strikes from behind the plate but cannot handle baseballs whatsoever so instead of having to put on and look odd with two ball bags (as I always wear) to looking natural with them as part of the coat. Plus it kept me warm with only a short sleeve shirt on underneath (big plus). That's just my two cents and ramblings [emoji16] Sent from my SM-G998U using Tapatalk
  2. Yeah don’t wear the skully on the bases. Get the Unequal one that goes under the cap instead. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. Bought it new from Dick’s [emoji2369] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. Ya know, it’s funny you say that because I bought it 5+ years ago and couldn’t remember which one it was off the top of my head so I went on ump-attire.com and was like it looks like the $200 one but I don’t remember spending that much [emoji23] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. Updated my on-field shoes to the new V3 style so I’m looking to unload what I have. 10.5 New Balance V2 Mid White/Black base shoes w/MLB logo -used half a season, definitely have tons of life in them! $30/OBO + shipping https://imgur.com/a/jQS17Qe http:// https://imgur.com/a/vz7d63a 10.5 New Balance V2 Low White/Black base shoes w/MLB logo -used 2/3 seasons, good for someone just starting out or a cheap pair. $20/OBO + shipping http:// https://imgur.com/a/odYAx78 http:// https://imgur.com/a/bWDSXXG 10.5 New Balance Mid 460 White/Black plate shoes -Used 2 seasons, tons of life left in them! $50/OBO + shipping https://imgur.com/a/BNwUGhM https://imgur.com/a/JOuB2RG Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. Here are my mask porn entries Wilson Dyna-Lite Aluminum w/Memory Foam pads, Wilson 4” throat guard and Champro visor Wilson Dyna-Lite Steel w/Doeskin pads, UA 4” throat guard and Champro visor Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. Not gonna lie, 99% of the time I’ve spent in these forums have been in the equipment part haha thanks! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. Hey everyone! Long time forum troller, first time poster. My name is Matt and I’m from the Rochester, NY area. 2021 will be my 5th year umpiring but still consider myself newish. Hoping this year will be my first year doing high school (barring any interference from the COVID gods.) Lastly, I have found myself to be a giant gear whore (just bought a plate coat, super excited to wear it!) It’s a pleasure to meet everyone! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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