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ShellCage Multi-Lane Net Installation Instructions Part 1: Installing Your Shell Net

As our ShellCage Multi-Lane Batting Cage Systems become more popular every year, (read how ShellCage multilane tunnels can help increase a facility’s usefulness and revenue), we’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to install them. This 2-part installation guide will help. For example purposes, let’s consider a ShellCage with three standard size tunnels [...]

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New Online Review System

Small businesses like ours thrive on positive online reviews from our customers. Taking just a few minutes to leave a review can help us find new potential customers. Reviews from customers like you also help future customers make decisions during their research phase. Even a short review on equipment can help a parent on a [...]

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Home Batting Cage Basics

We’ve been answering questions about home batting cages since 2001, but we still get more questions about how to install a home batting cage than any other topic, so it’s a good chance to review the subject. Home Batting Cage Size You can put a batting cage up in almost any size room. As long [...]

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NetShield – New Heavy Duty Batting Cage Impact Mesh

For those of you building a cage in a confined space, Practice Sports is very proud to present NetShield, an easy and  cost-effective solution for protecting walls, HVAC, and windows. Standard batting cage netting is not designed to be installed ‘trampoline tight’ so it allows some push-through from baseballs and softballs. That’s the reason is [...]

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Barrier Net Installation Tips for Basketball Courts and Multisport Courts

A lot of our customers use netting to enclose an outdoor basketball court. We call this type of netting barrier netting. You can receive an instant quote on a baseball or golf barrier net using our Custom Net Calculator. Of if you’d like to enclose the area with a larger mesh size, like basketball or [...]

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Custom Gym Divider Curtain Calculator Walkthrough

The Custom Gym Divider Curtain Calculator is the easiest way to order a gym divider curtain on the internet. This brief walkthrough will help show you just how easy it is. The first step is to determine what type of ceiling structure you have in your facility. Most ceiling structures fall into 3 categories, Flat, [...]

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Transform Your Facility With a ShellCage Multi-Lane Batting Cage

If you are a facility owner or ever aspire to be one, then this article is perfect for you! My name is Brett Derrig and I am a Facility Specialist with Practice Sports, and I also run a baseball facility, called Triple Play Sports, locally in the Omaha metro.  Four short years ago, I was [...]

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Batting Cage in a Hangar Part 2

 If you haven’t had a chance to catch part one of the story about this unique batting cage, start here. To tie into existing structure, David needed to install his net at about 15 feet. We built him a net 16 feet tall to give him a foot or so of sag on the [...]

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Batting Cage in a Hangar Part 1

A customer, David, called us up not too long ago. He’s a grandfather and wanted to put up a hitting cage for his grandkids. He had a large building to put the cage up in, and we can build a custom batting cage net to any size, the only problem was, this building was a [...]

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Practice Sports Playbook Year In Review

The past 12 months was the most popular year for the Practice Sports Playbook ever. Not only did we see increased visitor traffic, but we wrote and posted more articles than in any previous year. Here are five Playbook articles that helped give our customers the info they needed to help save time and money [...]

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