2017 BBCOR Top Distance Bat Review

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This review is for achieving the maximum distance for a BBCOR bat. We have another review for the Highest OBP On-Base-Percentage BBCOR bats which we recommended for the average player. The 10% or more in performance gain will never beat a consistant and comfortable swing for each player. Choose the club that fits and let us adjust the performance.
 

Please note: These bat ratings are based on having the work done including shaving and our heat rolling service, depending how you would like the bat you can calculate below. 


  
 

2017 Demarini CF Insane Endload

Stock Response:
Control / Comfort:
Break-In Potential:
Shaving Potential:
Stock Potential:  9.5 / 10
Altered Potential:  +30%

 

Our tested version: 33/30 stock CF Insane shaved and added endload to a bring it to 33/30.8 finished weight. Heat rolled.

Although this was the furthest hitting bat we found the bat slightly uncomfortable to swing. If you are used to an endloaded bat this bat will dominate the game.


Built to offer an endloaded version of its composite BBCOR line, this bat will dominate the plate. At Club Rollers in past years we have always altered Demarini bats with endloads and peaked the performance of each model. This bat even with heat rolling alone performs better than some of our full tricked out shaved bats in the past. We are thrilled to offer this bat and are trying to hold a large stock for the 2017 season.

Read more information and check pricing on the new CF Insane here



2017 Easton Mako Beast

Stock Response:
Control / Comfort:
Break-In Potential:
Shaving Potential:
Stock Potential:  9 / 10
Altered Potential:  +25%

 

Our tested version: 33/30 stock Beast shaved and added mid-load to a bring it to 33/31.4 finished weight. Heat rolled. Makos generally are extremely overweight at stock.

The Easton Mako Beast is designed to make the most out of any swing, showing off an oversized sweet spot with contact-optimized weighting. Its Thermo Composite Technology delivers a more responsive composite, sharply increasing energy transfer and rebound forces compared with last year’s widely feared model. The Mako features Easton’s exclusive ConneXionATM technology to create a more unified feel, and its synthetic grip provides batters with a high level of control with minimal sting.

Read more information and check pricing on the 2017 Easton Mako Beast



2017 Demarini CF Zen Balanced

Stock Response:
Control / Comfort:
Break-In Potential:
Shaving Potential:
Stock Potential:  9 / 10
Altered Potential:  +25%

 

Our tested version: 33/30 stock CF Zen shaved and re-balanced to a bring it to 33/29.4 finished weight. Heat rolled.

The Zen was a surprise for us to even make the top distance chart due to being lighter and more of a contact hitter bat.


The 2017 CF Zen is the perfect balanced BBCOR model for the player looking to gain an edge over the competition. Hot out of the wrapper with an all-new Paraflex Composite barrel and with a bigger sweet spot than ever, the name is peaceful but the performance is anything but.

Read more information and check pricing on the Demarini CF Zen



2017 Louisville Slugger Prime 917

Stock Response:
Control / Comfort:
Break-In Potential:
Shaving Potential:
Stock Potential:  8 / 10
Altered Potential:  +25%

 

Our tested version: 33/30 stock LS Prime shaved and rebalanced to a bring it to 33/30.4 finished weight. Heat rolled.


The original batsmith comes back to the market strong in 2017 with the flagship Prime 917 BBCOR bat. Built to help power hitters profit at the plate, the Prime 917 offers a control-focused weight profile and exceptional pop as well as the unmatched durability that comes with the Louisville Slugger name. The Louisville Slugger Prime also draws praise for its distinct sound on contact, which provides instant audible feedback on the quality of impact.

Read reviews and check pricing on the Prime 917 here



2017 Marucci CAT 7

Stock Response:
Control / Comfort:
Break-In Potential:
Shaving Potential:
Stock Potential:  7 / 10
Altered Potential:  +20%

 

 Our tested version: 33/30 stock CAT7 shaved and rebalanced to a bring it to 33/30.2 finished weight. Heat rolled.

We love the Cat7, it is also listed in our top 5 OBP bats and at the lower price something to be considered. If only Marrucci made a decent composite.

The NEWLY designed Marucci Cat 7 has improved upon the already very successful Cat 6. It is engineered with a sweet spot double the size of any previous Marucci bat and constructed with the strongest alloy possible, the 2017 Marucci Cat 7 is built to explode with unrelenting fury. The precision balanced barrel and one-piece alooy design allows for clean, consistent swing needed to control the wrath of thes super-responsive rainmaker.

Read reviews and check current pricing on the new Marucci CAT 7 >>

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