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DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat: DX243 Adult

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DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat: DX243 Adult
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  • DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat: DX243 Adult
  • DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat: DX243 Adult
  • DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat: DX243 Adult
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Questions and Answers for DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat: DX243 Adult

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Which bat is more likely to break: The 271 or 243?

Both the DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat (DX243 Adult) and the DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat (DX271 Adult) will be very durable bats. Neither one of them is going to be more durable then the other though.

Cooper Expert ·Jul 22, 2014

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I am thinking about getting a this bat. I was wondering which Marucci model is this similar to?

The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat (DX243) features a 243 turn model. For the most part, most of the Marucci models have a balanced swing weight, unlike the end loaded DX243. The two models that would be closest to the 243 turn model would be the Jose Reyes model (JR7) or the Carlos Beltran model (CB15).

Tessa Expert ·Jul 16, 2014

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Is the DeMarini Pro Maple (DX243) suppose to be solid or is there a liner inside the barrel?

The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat (DX243) will have a solid maple wood barrel with no liner.

Kelby Expert ·Jun 26, 2014

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What is the difference between the DX243 and the DX271? Which bat would be an easier to transition to from metal bats?

The difference between the DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat (DX243) and the DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat (DX271) would be the type of turn model used. The 271 would be more balanced whereas the 243 would be more end-loaded. The 271 would be closer to what a BBCOR bat would feel like.

Patrick Expert ·May 29, 2014

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What is the difference between the D243 and the S243 Pro Maple Composite Wood Bats?

Both the DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat (DX243) and the DeMarini Pro Maple Wood Composite BBCOR Bat (S243) will feature a turn model similar to the 243 so they will have a slightly end-loaded feel but other than that they are very different. The S243 is a two-piece hybrid that had a composite material handle fused to a wood barrel. The DX243 is a one-piece design that is a composite wood material with a synthetic coating over it. The difference in design will mean more flex with the S243 and a stiffer feel with the DX243. Also, the S243 will help prevent sting and vibration a bit better than the DX243.

Patrick Expert ·May 15, 2014

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Does this bat or the DX271 have more pop? Which bat has the largest sweet spot?

Both the DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat (DX243) and the DX271 will have the same "pop," as they are the exact same maple material in the barrel. The DX243 will have a slightly larger sweet spot which gives it an end loaded feel, whereas the DX271 has a balanced swing.

Justin R. Expert ·Apr 21, 2014

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How heavy is the 32 inch bat?

The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat (DX243) Adult wood bat is anywhere from -2 to -3 ounces in weight. Same goes for the other DX models of DeMarini wood bats. The 32 would weight 29-30 ounces.

Aaron Expert ·Mar 13, 2014

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Which model is better? The DX110 or the DX243?

The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat (DX243) features the turn model 243. The 243 turn model is typically preferred by power hitters because the design allows the bat have an end loaded feel. The 110 turn model, featured in the DeMarini DX110, features more of balanced feel that contact hitters like. It is a great transitional bat for a player going from a BBCOR bat to a wood bat. Both models are great, it just depends on whether you prefer a balanced bat or an end loaded bat.

Tessa L. Expert ·Feb 12, 2014

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Will this bat come with the BBCOR stamp?

Yes, the DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat: DX243 Adult bat does feature a BBCOR stamp on its barrel. This stamp can be seen in one of the pictures on the product's page.

Mac Expert ·Jul 30, 2013

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Does this model have a thinner handle than the DX110 or are they the same (1")?

The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat: DX243 Adult bat will have a 29/32" handle diameter. It will be slightly less than the DX110's 1" handle thickness.

Brandon Expert ·Jun 29, 2013

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is this bat barrel heavy?

The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat: DX243 Adult is slightly end loaded.

Kara Expert ·Apr 18, 2013

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Is the barrel size on this model 2 5/8"? If so, then why do some of the experts say its 2 1/2"?

The DeMarini Maple Wood Bat: DX243 Adult model is a turn model 243. All turn model 243 bats will have the same barrel size at 2 5/8". The handle will be 29/32" and have a medium taper. It will also feature a conventional knob.

Brandon Expert ·Oct 25, 2012

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Does the new model with the bbcor stamp look the same as this?

The DeMarini Maple Wood Bat: DX243 Adult bat will have a BBCOR Certified .50 stamp on the barrel of the new model. It will be located under the Pro Maple stamp next to the turn model 243. The bat may come in the same or differing colors.

Brandon Expert ·Oct 25, 2012

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Is the dx110 stronger then this due to the longer handle on this bat?

Not necessarily. It really comes down to the preference of the player as both will have similar durability.

Tyler Expert ·Oct 23, 2012

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Will the bat break if hit on the handle taper?

All wood bats run the risk of breaking if you hit the ball of the taper or handle of the bat.

Tyler Expert ·Oct 23, 2012

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Is the handle on this longer than it is on the dx110?

The DX243 will have a slighly longer handle as it has a shorter taper than the DX110 model.

Tyler Expert ·Oct 23, 2012

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Does the label need to faced the batter like regular wooden bats.

When hitting with wood bats the first thing the player must do is make the label (emblem on the barrel) of the bat face straight up or straight down. The areas to either side of the label on the bat is not only the hardest but also the strongest.

Tyler Expert ·Jun 22, 2012

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Does the bat have a cupped end?

No. The DeMarini DX243 does not have a pro cup.

Tyler Expert ·Jun 07, 2012

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What is the difference between this bat and the DX271 bat?

The DX243 has a 2 1/2 inch barrel and the DX271 has a 2 5/8 inch barrel.

Kara Expert ·May 08, 2012

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how much does a 31 inch bat weigh?

The DeMarini Maple Wood Bat: DX243 Adult has an approximate -2 to -3 length to weight ratio. So a 31 inch would weigh anywhere between 28 and 29 ounces.

Zach Expert ·Apr 14, 2012

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What is the size of the barrel? One expert said it was 2.52 inches while another said it was 2 and 5/8 inches?

The usual barrel size for a wooden bat with a 243 turn model is typically 2 5/8 inches.

Jennifer Expert ·Mar 27, 2012

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Which one of the Demarini DX models has the biggest barrel? And are they all bbcor certified with the stamp on the bat? (Dx2110, 243, and 271

The 110 and 271 both have barrels right at 2.5 inches. The 243 will be slightly larger at around 2.52 inches.

Tyler Expert ·Feb 29, 2012

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How much does the 33in weigh?

This bat has an approximate -2 to -3 drop. With that being said, this 33 inch bat will weigh approximately 30-31 oz.

Jennifer Expert ·Feb 20, 2012

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is this bat BBCOR certified? if so why is it stamped with the BESR certification?

Yes, this is bbcor certified and it will now feature the bbcor .50 stamp on the bat.

John Expert ·Jan 25, 2012

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what is the oz on the 31in bat

Since wood bat weights are approximate it will be between 28-29 ounces.

linda Expert ·Dec 20, 2011

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Today i used this bat for the first time at one of our team workouts at the cage. I noticed that after hitting a few balls of pitching, not tee, this bat had a few dents from the ball seams...is this suppposed to happen?

No, this should not happen. There is a three month warranty on this model. You can contact DeMarini at 1-800-937-2287.

K.B. Expert ·Dec 12, 2011

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What's the difference between this and the dx110 model

The DX110 model has a 2 5/8" barrel and the DX243 has a 2 1/2" barrel. The wood is the same.

Kara Expert ·Oct 24, 2011

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Is this bad end loaded?

It is slightly end loaded.

Kara Expert ·Oct 13, 2011

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What is the barrel size?

The DX243 has a 2 1/2 inch barrel.

John Expert ·Oct 03, 2011

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Would It be better to buy a wood bat or a metal bbcor bat for highschool play?

A wood bat is not going to be as durable as a metal bat. In addition, wood bats do not have one year warranty's like BBCOR metal bats.

Kara Expert ·Sep 27, 2011

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is there a warranty for the bat? and if yes how long is the warranty

Yes, there is a 3 month warranty with DeMarini with this bat. All warranty’s must go through the manufacture

Kris Expert ·Sep 08, 2011

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what is the wieght to lenght ratio on this bat?

The DX243 has an approximate -2 to -3 length to weight ratio.

Brett Expert ·Aug 22, 2011

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do you recomend this woodbat?

Yes, we do recommend this bat. This is going to be on of our best selling wood bats. This is also going to be one of our most durably wood bats.

Brett Expert ·Aug 04, 2011

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Is this bat bbcor certified?

This is not BBCOR certified, but under NFHS and NCAA rules, it does not need to be since it is classified as a wood bat. BBCOR only applies to non-wood bats.

JH Expert ·Jun 22, 2011

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what is the composite material made of?

It's just made from a mixture of carbon fiber resins and filaments and carbon fiber reinforced plastic.

Brett Expert ·May 26, 2011

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