2018 DeMarini CFX Fastpitch Bat Review

The 2018 DeMarini CFX Fastpitch Bat release date? Any reviews from the one who bought it? Our website has recently received numerous questions like this, regarding to the latest lineup from one of the most serious bat manufacturers.

Just recently, Demarini introduced some of its latest version for each of its lineup of softball bats, most of which are now available in the market. They all promise to offer light weight and durability, which are believed to catch the hitter’s attention while looking or a new weapon.

2018 DeMarini CFX Fastpitch lineup, a high performing and lightweight bat is one of the manufacturer’s latest upgrades, and to better understand its key features; I have decided to write this 2018 DeMarini CFX review.

To date, the 2018 DeMarini CFX Fastpitch Bat comes out with 4 models. It is reported more are on the way out.

2018 DeMarini CFX Series

ModelSwing 
2018 DeMarini CFX -8Balance Check Price on Amazon
2018 DeMarini CFX -9Balance Check Price on Amazon
2018 DeMarini CFX -10Balance Check Price on Amazon
2018 DeMarini CFX -10 SlapperRecommended For Speed Slappers Check Price on Amazon
2018 DeMarini CFX Insane -10Endload Check Price on Amazon
2018 DeMarini CFX -11Balance Check Price on Amazon

2018 DeMarini CFX -10 is a product of DeMarini, one of the most reputable softball equipment manufacturing companies in the world. It is under the CFX lineup. This product is popular as its technology claims to make the product swing lightly while performing well, making it a perfect pick if you are into fastpitch softball.

The most popular innovations of 2018 DeMarini apart from its balanced swing weight and durability is its 3-Fusion technology which offers an enormous confidence when you use it. This product is suitable to use for all batters, even if you are a beginner because of its components’ well-distributed weight which also maximizes its ease of use.

What We Like

  • One of the DeMarini’s lightest bat because of its weight ratio
  • Uses 3-Fusion Technology which provides more confidence when you use it
  • Suitable for both expert and amateur batters
  • Legal for play in ASA, ISA, ISF, NSA, and USSSA

What We Don’t Like

  • The price tag is a bit steep but you get what you pay for
  • Other batters may prefer the lighter version which is the 2018 DeMarini CFX -11

The 2018 DeMarini CFX line-up comes with many high-ends features so let’s look at all the perks and advantages below:

This technology is a combination of SC-3 Alloy Barrel and an evolution combination handle which is flex-tuned. It also helps in weight distribution optimizing the bat’s balance and allowing you to swing the bat quickly with less difficulty or effort. This factor also gives you more confidence as it reduces negative feedback when you encounter mishits while increasing sweet spot response.

  • Paraflex Composite Barrel DesignThis property offers 22% more strength which helps maximize the bat’s durability and weight distribution and which allows it also to provide mad pop and enormous flex.
  • 3-Fusion HandleThis feature of this product eliminates vibration. It also helps in redirecting the energy back into the barrel.

Aside from the handle, the endcap of this bat utilizes 3-Fusion technology system and helps in optimizing the overall weight, performance, control, and durability of the bat.

2018 DeMarini CFX lineup gives you various designs to choose from as it comes in three different colors namely White, Red, and Gold. The drop available are -8, -9, -10, -11.

To help you better appreciate and understand how these product’s characteristics work, please see the audio-visual presentation I have added below.

If for some reasons, you think 2018 DeMarini CFX-10 is not the one you are looking for, these below weapons can be considered as good replacements. .

1. 2018 Easton Ghost

2018 Easton Ghost

This product can be a substitute for the one that we feature. It has almost similar characteristics to 2018 Demarini CFX -10. However, you cannot use it for play in ISA, NCAA, NSA, and USSA.

  • -10 Weight drop
  • ASA & ISF approved
  • Barrel Diameter-2 1/4 inches
  • Handle-Ultra-Thin diameter
  • Evenly Balanced Swing Weight

2 – 2018 DeMarini CFX -11

DeMarini 2018 CFX -11 Fast Pitch Bat

The main difference of this version is the weight drop. This bat is relatively lighter than DeMarini CFX-10 because it has -11 weight drop. It comes in three colors which are White, Teal and Orange.

  • -11 Weight drop
  • approved by ASA, NSA, ISA, ISF & USSSA
  • Barrel Diameter-2 1/4 inches
  • Handle- 3 Fusion Technology
  • Balanced Swing Weight

3 – 2018 Louisville Slugger PXT

Louisville Slugger 2018 PXT -10 Fast Pitch Bat

This bat is for bat hitters who prefer more swing speed and momentum. Most of the features are similar to that of the DeMarini CFX-10, yet this product may cost a little bit more.

  • -10 Weight Drop
  • Approved by ASA, NSA, ISA, ISF & USSSA
  • Barrel Diameter-2 1/4 inches
  • Handle-7/8 inch standard
  • Balanced Swing Weight

In A Nutshell

With the information that we featured about 2018 DeMarini CFX-10, I hope this article aids you in understanding the product’s primary characteristics. Furthermore, this review can serve as your guide in deciding whether it fits your needs before you purchase it.

If you have any recommendations, feel free to contact us. We’ll keep this article updated.​

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Kevin Eaton
 

Keavin Eaton lives with his wife and two boys in New Orleans, LA. He has a bachelor’s degree in Phys Ed from the University of New Orleans and a Master’s degree in Kinesiology from the Louisiana State University. As an athlete, Kevin competed in many sports including wrestling, rowing, speed skating and bobsleigh before finding skeleton. Opinions expressed by Kevin on Play Famously are his own.

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