One of the best methods to choose best fastpitch softball bats is looking for others reviews and comments. However, numerous fastpitch softball bat manufacturers have launched thousands of new lines every year, so it’s impossible and unnecessary to do research on all the bats in market. Therefore, a list of top fastpitch softball bats in 2016 would be a useful reference for softball players who are looking for a good new bat.
With hope to create perfect fastpitch softball bat, this year Easton has invested a lot on Easton Mako line by applying 2 most cutting-edge technologies on it. Firstly, the composite material of Easton Mako uses TCT Thermo Composite Technology which helps players to achieve impressive swing speed and the best comfort. The second technology applied is CXN Zero Technology. This technology has done an amazing job on reducing vibration level of the bat. In addition, barrel of Easton Mako fastpitch softball bat is longer than normal one, so it has better flexibility. Easton has also paid attention to small detail like the grip. Player could confidently hold the bat firmly on the palm with its hyperskin performance grip.
Demarini CF8 is already considered one of the best fastpitch softball bats in the market. However, Demarini still shows that they are the best bat maker and has much more to offer to customers when introducing their new line Demarini CF9. Although Paradox Plus composite has significantly strengthened hitting power of CF8 model, Demarini is still not satisfied. Composite material of CF9 is new Paraflex Composite which is reported to be 22% stronger than Paradox plus. Besides getting more powerful swing, Demarini CF9 also has many other innovations such as more responsive and bigger sweet spot, less vibration, optimal trampoline effect to ensure better performance.
Although Xeno is not Louisville’s newest line and it has already been picked as top fastpitch softball bat choices in 2015, Louisville Xeno has still shown the best performance in 2016. In term of innovation and design, Louisville is the best in the market. Its design which is call Zero Friction double wall does an amazing job to enhance its swing speed. In addition, Xeno is made from a super light but durable material name Performance PLUS composite. S1iD technology is another new technology that Louisville used to overcome the biggest weakness of composite bat: break-in time; Louisville Xeno could be used immediately after unboxing without any break-in time. With all those above mentioned cutting-edge technologies that Louisville uses, there is no doubt that Louisville Xeno has become favorite bat of many players from amateur to professional ones.
Demarini CF9 Insane
Demarini CF9 Insane is newest line in Demarini family. It’s the upgraded version of popular CF9 line with more innovations, more power, and better trampoline effect. Amazingly, Demarini CF9 Insane could significantly reduce or even completely eliminate vibration in some cases. Through many test, CF9 Insane has shown the best performance among other bats in the market.
These above mentioned 4 fastpitch softball bats are picked as top of 2016 and this list would be a useful recommendation for you when buying new bats.