DeMarini never fails to surprise its customers with its modern and innovative products. Their fastpitch softball bats are amongst the favorites. Their CF8 2016 series bats were a bomb. They had all the top-notch features that hitters crave for.
Recently, the company released its CF9 series fastpitch bats. The series includes CF9 (-8), CF9 (-9), CF9 (-11), CF9 (-10) Balanced, CF9 Insane (-10) Endload, CF9 Hope (-10) and CF9 Slapper (-10).
The features, pros and cons for the above mentioned bats are provided below.
These 2017 DeMarini CF9 series bat have improved and better features as compared to its predecessor CF8. The CF9 (-8,-9 and -11) bats are constructed using DeMarini’s trademark Paraflex Composite Barrel which has 22% stronger carbon fibers as compared to their previous Paradox+ Composite barrel.
This allows for a massive sweet spot and tremendous pop. It also decreases the moment of inertia in the bat. It also provides an even distribution of weight throughout the bat.
Top it off, this barrel is connected to a D-Fusion 2.0 Handle that prevents sting, reduce vibration and redirects energy to the barrel once the bat comes in contact with a softball.
With the smallest length to weight ratio, CF9 (-8) is made for the power hitters and professionals who love playing with heavier bats. CF9 (-11), on the other hand, is ideal for young players who are looking for a high performance bat.
CF9 Hope (-10) bat also has the same amazing features and is manufactured in collaboration with Breast Cancer Research Foundation. It has a balanced swing weight and a two-piece construction.
CF9 Insane (-10) is the only endloaded bat in the series. Thanks to its end load design, more speed and pop is enjoyed by the hitters.
Catering to the needs of the left handed players, CF9 Slapper (-10) is made for all the left-handed slappers in your team. It features a 14 inch barrel which has greater weight towards to the hand.
The slapper can be used by regular players as well as this bat has light swing weight and greater barrel control. It is specifically designed for left-handed speed lovers.
All the bats in CF9 series are 1.20 BPF certified. They also bear the stamp of approval from ASA, USSSA, ISA, ISF and NSA.
The CF9 series fastpitch bats are the Lightest swinging bats that DeMarini has ever produced. This means that the composite used for making these bats is much stronger and lighter at the same time. Hitters get more control with their latest CF9 bats.
One of the greatest hits of these bats is their massive sweet spot. As the barrels have 22% stronger carbon fiber they are more responsive. You are sure to hit homeruns with these bats.
CF9 bats are hot out of the wrapper which means that you do not have to spend time in breaking them in. They will offer great performance from their very first use.
They also have great pop to them so that once the ball comes in contact with the bat you hear a nice pop sound which is satisfying to you.
CF9 fastpitch bats have an overall great feel thanks to the D-Fusion 2.0 Handle Technology. You do not feel any sting while hitting. The handle also reduces the vibration and offers a trampoline like effect by transferring the energy from the handle to the barrel.
Finally, these bats also have great looks. They are one of the most stylish and appealing bats produced by the company. In fact this bat is belong to best fastpitch softball bats list out there.
Being fairly new series hitters do not have a lot of bad things to say about 2017 DeMarini CF9 fastpitch bats. The true picture is revealed in a years’ time or sometimes even more than a year is needed to know the cons of a certain bat.
Out of the very few cons pointed out by the players one downside of these bats is that they are not durable. Many batters have reported they have used the bat only a few times and the end cap came off.
CF9 Hope (-10) is one of the limited edition bats that is produced in much lesser quantity. So if you wish to buy it, you need to do it as soon as possible.
Where Can You Buy DeMarini cf9 Fastpitch bat?
As 2017 DeMarini CF9 Fastpitch bats are the latest release they can be purchased from the company’s official website or their official online vendors for the time being.
Now that you know all the amazing features, pros and cons of the latest DeMarini CF9 fastpitch bats, we hope that you will give these bats a try and that you will be able to get your hands on these beauties.