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What is the size of the barrel? I have looked online and some sites say it is 2 1/2 inches while others say it is a 2 5/8 inch. Why is this? Is the barrel the same size or bigger than the Mizuno MZC271?
Both the 2015 Mizuno Bamboo Elite Baseball Bat (MZE271) and the DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat (DX271) will have a 2 1/2 inch barrel diameter because they are modeled after the 271 standard turn which is a 2 1/2 inch barrel diameter model. I cannot speculate as to why some sites would list it differently.
Will a composite wood bat have more pop than a normal wood bat?
Composite wood bats like the DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat (DX271) perform similarly to standard wood bats. The composite material adds to the durability of the bat rather than a significant change in performance or "pop."
I am a contact and power hitter and I want to know if this bat or the DX243 suits me? Also, which bat do you think is more durable?
The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat (DX271) and the DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat (DX243) will both have similar durability. If you are more of a power hitter, the slightly end-loaded feel of the DX243 may be preferable for you over the more balanced feel of the DX271.
How does the DeMarini S243 compare to Marucci AP5?
The DeMarini Pro Maple Wood Composite Bat BBCOR Baseball Bat (S243) is very different from the Marucci Albert Pujols Maple Wood Baseball Bat (AP5NB). The S243 will be more barrel heavy and features a composite handle and two-piece design. Teh AP5 is a standard single-piece regular maple bat. Comparing the two would be like comparing apples to oranges.
Wondering if the DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat: DX271 Adult contains any metal. My son has a tournament and has a requirement that the bats are metal free. If possible, please provide documentation. Thanks.
The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat (DX271 Adult) will not feature any metal. You can find the bat features, description, and documentation here: http://www.justbats.com/product/demarini-pro-maple-composite-wood-baseball-bat--dx271-adult/12618/
For a 30" version of this, what is the weight in a drop?
The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat (DX271) features an approximate -2 to -3 drop weight. So a 30" DX271 will weigh approximately 27-28 ounces.
Is there such a thing as an end loaded wood bat? Can you recommend one?
Yes, there are end loaded wood bats. The 271 wood turn will usually indicate an extended barrel and end loaded design. The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat (DX271 Adult) and the Warstic 271 Pro Maple Wood Baseball Bat (WS271NB Adult) would work very well for you.
Hello, my son will be playing in the National Championships in Vaughn for Bantam. I'm wondering about the bat rules. He has a DeMarini Pro Maple D271. Is this bat allowed?
The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat (DX271 Adult) is BBCOR certified and legal for high school and collegiate play. I would ask a tournament official or his coach if this bat is legal for his upcoming Championships in Vaughn.
What is the barrel size and can you use it in Pony?
The size of the barrel of the DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Baseball Bat (DX271 Adult) will have a 2 1/2" barrel diameter. Depending on what age group of Pony League you are in will determine if it is legal.
Is this legal for the 2014 highschool baseball season?
The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat (DX271) is BBCOR certified and therefore will be legal in high school and collegiate play for the 2014 season.
Is that a good long lasting bat the doesn't break easily? compared to the Demarini d110, does it feel lighter or heavier because the d271 is slightly end-loaded and the d110 is non-cupped.
The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat (DX271) Adult will be a solid bat. It will be slightly end-loaded because it uses that 271 turn model. It should feel a tad heavier than the D110 model because the D271 is end-loaded.
What are the advantages of having a cupped end unlike the other DeMarini Pro Maple wood bats?
The cupped end on the DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat (DX271) provides more balance. A non-cupped end tends to be more end loaded.
Can this bat be used in Colt league play?
The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat: DX271 Adult has the BBCOR stamp. The BBCOR stamp will make it legal for use in your Colt league, but I would check with league officials because some leagues do not allow composite wood bats.
Whats the difference between the D271 and the D110?
The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat: DX271 Adult is slightly end loaded. The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat: DX110 Adult is balanced.
Which part of the barrel should I hit with, relative to the label, on a DeMarini DX271?
When hitting with the DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat: DX271 Adult, you should ensure that contact is made on the areas to either side of the label on the bat. These areas are not only the hardest but also the strongest part of the bat. By having the label facing straight up or straight down at contact, you will prolong the useful life of your wood bat.
I am 5'9, 135 and playing 13U/14U, I'm going into my second year on the big field (90 foot bases) this fall. Would you recommend the 110, 271, or 243 turn of this model bat?
The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat: DX271 Adult and the DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat: DX243 Adult are both end loaded bats are best designed for a power hitter. The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat: DX110 Adult is balanced and is better suited for a contact hitter.
Can you use this for 15U travel baseball?
The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat: DX271 Adult can be used in travel baseball.
does this bat have a 90 day warranty?
The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite comes with a 3 month manufacturers warranty.
Would this bat require 'breaking-in' before game use?
The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat: DX271 Adult has a pro grade maple barrel and composite handle. This bat requires no break-in period.
How does this bat compare to the DX243 bat?
The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat: DX271 Adult features a 2 1/2" and 29/32" handle. The 243 turn model has a slightly larger 2 5/8" barrel and thinner 15/16" handle.
Can I use it in a 14u wood bat league?
The DeMarini Pro Maple Composite Wood Bat: DX271 Adult is BBCOR Certified bat. I would check with your Coach or League Official to see if composite bats are allowed. The barrel of this bat is Pro Grade Maple. The handle will be the composite material with a synthetic coating for a better feel.
I'm play high school baseball and wondering if this bat would work?
Yes. The DeMarini Maple Wood Bat: DX271 is legal for High School play.
Is it a 2 5/8 or 2 1/2 barrel?
The DeMarini Maple DX271 will have an approximate 2 1/2" barrel.
How does this bat compare to the Marucci AP5?
The handle on the DeMarini DX271 is composite and will be thinner than the handle on the Marucci AP5 which is fully maple. Here is a link to further compare the two bats. http://www.justbats.com/compare/
One expert says it's 2-1/2" and another says it's 2-5/8" barrel. Which one is it? My son has an Dx110 right now and is looking to get another bat. Loves the 110. How does this bat compare to the 110? He's 5'8" 150lbs, contact hitter, hits to all fields.
Turn model 271 has a 2 1/2 " barrel diameter. The DX271 is very similar to the DX110 model, with the exception of the knob having a larger flare on the DX271. Here is the link to view more details about the DX271. http://www.justbats.com/product/demarini-maple-wood-bat--dx271-adult/12618/
I'm 14 playing at a 310 foot field. Is this a good bat for me?
The DeMarini Maple Wood Bat is one of the best BBCOR wood bats on the market. It is very durable and high performing.
Does this bat break easily, and I was also wondering how this bat compares to the other demarini wood bats?
The DeMarini DX271 is a strong maple bat known for it's durability. It has a 2 1/2" barrel, 15/16" handle, a medium flared handle and a long taper. The DX243 has a 2 1/2" barrel, a 29/32" handle, a conventional knob and a medium taper. The DX110 has a 2 1/2" barrel, a 1" handle, a small flared knob and a long taper.
Do these models require the "BBCOR" label for use in Legion ball? Models made before 2011 are essentially the same bat, but don't have the BBCOR label.
Each league has different requirements. However, all of the DeMarini Maple Wood Bat: DX271 have the BBCOR stamp.
I have a wood bat tourney for usssa coming up. could i use this in it?
Yes. The DeMarini DX271 will be legal for you to use.
Are DeMarini wood composite bats able to be use in the 2012 legion season in Connecticut?
Yes, they will be legal. Here is exactly what American Legion says... "Wood bats comprised of laminate or composite wood may be used."
Is the bat legal for legion baseball?
Yes it is legal for Legion ball.
Whats the differnce between the DX271 model and the D243 model?
The DX243 has a 2 1/2 inch barrel and the DX271 has a 2 5/8 inch barrel.
2 5/8 barrel?
Yes. It is a 2 5/8 inch barrel.
Besides the cupped end, what is the difference between this bat and the DX110?
The pro cup is the only differene beside the color.
Would this bat be able to be used in a batting cage with the dimpled balls?
It should be, but to be honest, if you plan on using the bat for games too, I wouldn't. But if it is to be used as predominantly a practice bat, it will be ok.
what would be the same bat in a Xbat? thnx
The DX271 is a composite/wood bat. Xbat does not have one like that.
Is this bat USSSA certified?
This bat is not USSSA certified
IS this bat USSSA certified?
Wood bats are not required to have the USSSA markings.
is this allowed to be used in babe ruth
This is going to be a bat that is used in high school and college. This is going to be a -3 adult bat. If you are looking for Babe Ruth bats, you will want to look under youth bats.
does the 33 inch model have a composite handle? The bat regulation sheet I looked at said only the 34 inch model had a composite.
All sizes have the composite materials in them.
Is this bat bbcor certified?
This particular wood bat model is BBCOR certified. The BBCOR certification is labeled on the barrel.
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