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Questions and Answers for 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope Fastpitch Softball Bat: DXCFH
I have an 11 year old daughter who wants nothing more but to hit better and be more confident with her hitting. She does make contact about once or twice a game. We are really stuck between the CF6 Hope and the CF6 Insane. Which one do you recommend?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope Fastpitch Softball Bat (DXCFH) would be my preferred pick. It will feel more balanced and have a lighter swing feel. The Insane model will feel more end loaded and barrel heavy. It is typically for power hitting girls.
Is the 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope fastpitch softball bat a balanced or end loaded bat?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope Fastpitch Softball Bat (DXCFH) has a balanced swing weight.
My daughter is 11 weighs 97llbs which bat would be good for her?
Based on results from our Bat Coach (http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/), we recommend a 31" 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope Fastpitch (DXCFH) for a player with your age and weight.
My daughter is 5'5", and weighs about 200 pounds What size bat would you suggest?
Based on the player's approximate height and weight, I would probably suggest a 34" in the 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope Fastpitch Softball Bat: (DXCFH).
Is this CF6 a -10?
Yes, the 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope (DXCFH) Fastpitch bat offers a -10 length to weight ratio.
Which DeMarini CF6 is evenly distributed not end loaded?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope (DXCFH) Fastpitch bat is balanced. The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane (DXCFI) Fastpitch is the end loaded model.
What will happen to the bat if you hit the yellow balls with the sleeve?
The barrel on the 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope (DXCFH Fastpitch) bat is intended to hit real softballs. Those yellow dimpled cage balls may damage the bat or interfere with performance.
What does it mean that the bat is balanced compared to the 2014 CF6 Insane (-10)?
The weight of the 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope (DXCFH) is distributed evenly throughout the bat for a balanced feel. The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane (DXCFI) has more weight at the end of the barrel and is designed for a power hitter.
Which end cap gives better performance, the Geo or the Clutch?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope: DXCFH Fastpitch will feature a new Clutch end cap. The Geo and Clutch end caps will be great for helping the bat feel more balanced and light weight. Also, the Clutch end cap will help dampen vibration.
I'm a slap hitter and was wondering if this bat would be a good choice
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope (DXCFH) Fastpitch bat would be a great bat for a slap hitter because it is very well balanced.
What is the difference between the 2014 cf6 and the cf6 hope fastpitch bats?
The difference between the 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope (DXCFH) Fastpitch and other CF6 models the Hope model is Limted Edition and Supports Breast Cancer Awareness and a portion of the sale will be donated.
What is the difference between the end cap on the 2014 CF6 DXCFP and the 2014 DXCFH Hope bat?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope: DXCFH Fastpitch features the novelty end cap to support Breast Cancer Awareness. The 2014 DeMarini CF6: DXCFP Fastpitch features a new clutch end cap that dampens vibration for a smoother swing.
My daughter is a big strong girl and is a power hitter. Would an end load bat be better for her or would one like the CF6 Hope be a good bat for her?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope: DXCFH Fastpitch is a balanced bat, which is recommended for contact hitters. For a power hitter, we'd typically recommend an end loaded bat, such as the 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch. Power hitters could also benefit from a balanced model, though, as it will help increase swing speed.
How does this bat compare to the CF4 (-10) CFP11 bat? Is it as well balanced?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope: DXCFH Fastpitch is a very balanced bat.
I noticed the barrel of the CF6 Hope is about an inch bigger than the regular CF6. What are the advantages/disadvantages of this?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope: DXCFH Fastpitch and the 2014 DeMarini CF6: DXCFP Fastpitch are both going to have the exact same barrel length. The image on the site just makes them look different.
It is a good idea to purchase this bat right before Nationals.They claim that the bat is hot out of the wrapper? There will be four girls using the bat.
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope: DXCFH Fastpitch does have a hot out of the wrapper performance, but I would still recommend taking about 50 hits off the bat before you start to use it in games.
Are this bat and the CF6 Insane relatively the same, just different colors? Or do they have internal differences?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope: DXCFH Fastpitch bat features a very balanced swing weight where the 2013 CF6 Insane features an end loaded swing weight. Both models are two-piece fully composite designs.
What is the difference in end caps between this bat which has a geo end cap and the regular CF6 which has a clutch end cap?
Demarini's Geo Internal End Cap is constructed with load balancing triangles to maintain stiffness through the barrel and to provide a smooth feel. The Clutch End-cap returns impact energy to the barrel for better pop and less vibration.
My DD plays 14U travel ball and has used the 2013 CF5 as well as the 2013 Xeno and likes the pop they have. But she is currently using the Worth 454 Legit for the larger sweet spot but lacks the pop. Does the new CF6 have a larger sweet spot like the 454 or a smaller one like the Xeno and CF5?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope: DXCFH Fastpitch will have a larger sweet spot due to the new composite material used. DeMarini is using a new Paradox composite material that is stronger and more responsive.
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope: DXCFH Fastpitch requires a break-in period of 150-200 swings, working up from about 40% to full power at the 150 swing mark. Use real leather softballs and rotate the bat a quarter inch every swing.
Is it end loaded or balanced?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope: DXCFH Fastpitch is a balanced bat.
What are the differences between the 2013 CF5 and the 2014 CF6?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope: DXCFH Fastpitch utilizes DeMarini's new Paradox Composite which gives the bat a bigger, more responsive sweet spot.
What are the differences between the CF6 Hope and the standard CF6?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Hope: DXCFH Fastpitch has the same specifications as the 2014 DeMarini CF6: DXCFP Fastpitch, but is a limited edition model benefiting breast cancer awareness.
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