Pros: 400 foot bombs but stings reel baad
Cons: thumbs up
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Pros: 400 foot bombs but stings reel baad
Cons: thumbs up
Pros: we were impressed with the performance of the new Adidas bag at the minute our son put in his hands. Great pop off the bat and glad that somebody gave us a direction on the Adidas product more so than their competitors.
Cons: we have not found any downside to the bed yet it's a good solid product and once again just the great pop off the bat
Pros: Great feedback from a Division 1 College school that used these bats as their go to this past two seasons. Liked it and now our son who will start playing HS ball next year is working into using this bat now in BP. Nice feel of the ball off the bat so far and no vibration at all. Who says a shoe company can't make a bat
Cons: None so far
Pros: started with easton beast whiteout couldnt hit to save his life it was just a little too big took a chance bought this one size smaller and hes been on fire ever since and he absolutely loves the bat
Pros: No Pros at this point. Minimal stinging and we can't rate the durability since we just got it for the Colorado Triple Crown tournament.
Cons: The 2018 Adidas Aero Burner Hybrid BBCOR Baseball Bat (AEROHY18) is definitely not hot out of the wrapper. My 14 year old is 215 and a power hitter and the this bat does not have the pop of his Demarini wood bat. Good thing it has a 30-day money back gaurantee. We will try it a little longer.
Pros: Bought this bat for my rising 9th grader. Purchased the bat used but looked brand new, in excellent condition. Has some pop, more for contact hitter. I was nervous buying a bat made by a shoe company but so far I am very happy with purchase,
Cons: None so far
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How end loaded is this bat and how does it differ from the Easton Beast X Speed?
The 2018 Adidas Aero Burner Hybrid BBCOR Baseball Bat: AEROHY18 is slightly end-loaded as this bat is a hybrid design with an alloy barrel and composite handle. As for how this bat compares to the Easton Beast X Speed, this bat is a one-piece alloy model with a balanced swing weight.
I'm looking for a BBCOR bat for my 7th grader. In the past he used a Easton S2 and really liked it. I think he liked the slight flex feeling of the 2-piece design. Especially for the price, I'm considering this bat, but I'm nervous of the review about vibration/sting. Just looking for a little more input on what to expect if we tried this bat.
The 2018 Adidas Aero Burner Hybrid BBCOR Baseball Bat: AEROHY18 will feature a similar concept design of the Easton S2 as both are/were hybrid bats with an alloy barrel and composite handle. As far as sting, with the 30 day guarantee that Adidas offers one can rest assured that they will not be stuck with the bat after use if one is finding the vibration too great to handle.
How does this bat differ from the EQT X2?
The 2018 Adidas AeroBurner Hybrid BBCOR Baseball Bat: AEROHY18 features a slightly end-loaded swing weight, two-piece design with the AeroBurner alloy and composite handle. This bat will differ from the older Adidas EQT X2 BBCOR Baseball Bat: X2 as the barrel materials have changed as well as the taper of the model. Both bats will have the two-piece hybrid design with the end-loaded swing weight.
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Was this ever made in a 34/31 or will you ever get 34/31 back in stock?
The 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL was produced in a 34'', but it does not look like we will have any in stock at this time.
When is 33'' going to be back in stock?
Unfortunately, it appears that we will not be getting anymore of the 33'' 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL in stock.
I'm asking for your opinion if I should get this bat or Rawlings Trio or the Easton Z-Core Hybrid because I swing a 33/30 for power and I can't choose.
The 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL and the Rawlings Trio are very similar alloy models with end-loaded swing weight designs. The Trio will have a composite end cap which may make it more balanced. When you talk about performance it is hard to say if one will give you a significant edge. Thus it all comes down to which one you feel is better suited to your game as there is not much in the way of reviews for either model to help make an informed decision.
I'm a 6"2 freshman and I can hit 350 feet off a tee and use a slightly end-loaded bat. Would more weight to the end help me hit the ball farther?
An end-loaded bat like the 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL can help generate more barrel whip through the zone which can help lead to more power or distance on balls put in play. With that said, a hitter's bat speed will ultimately determine how far the ball will travel. To increase distance a player would need to improve their bat speed.
My son is 6'2" and 235 lbs, high school senior. He hits for power and contact (.570 BA & 12 HRs last season). He currently hits a 34" Easton X1 (orange 2-pc). Would you recommend the Easton Beast X Loaded or the Easton Beast X Speed?
I would probably recommend the Easton Beast X Loaded for your son. If you can handle the end-loaded feel then it should provide more power since you have a bit more mass at the point of contact.
I'm a power hitter and I'm 5'11", 160 lbs and I bench 175 pounds. I'm use to end loaded bats, so I was wondering if I need the Easton Beast X loaded? I see the Easton Beast X speed has better reviews than the Loaded Easton Beast X. Which bat should I get then?
Considering, that you are a power hitter than is accustomed to swinging end loaded bats, I would recommend you go with the 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL. The X Speed is a very balanced option and is better suited for a contact hitter.
Would you recommend the beast x speed or the beast x loaded?
The 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL features an end-loaded swing weight so a portion of their weight focused towards the end of the barrel and are geared more towards your power hitters looking to hit for the fence. The 2018 Easton Beast X Speed BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXS features a balanced swing weight delivers more speed behind the ball at contact and is geared towards contact and power hitters.
USSSA allows the use of BBCOR as long as the bat is qualified for NHSF play and is manufactured by a qualifying licensee. Does this bat meet those requirements?
The 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL would be a legal BBCOR bat.
I am 5"9' 145 pounds, I have used many end-loaded bats in the past, what size do you recommend?
Based on your height and weight and the fact that you have used end loaded bats in the past I would recommend the 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL in the 32"/29 ounce size for you.
My son is currently been using an XL1 drop 5 orange and loves it. What BBCOR bat should I get him that compares to his current bat?
There is not a bat currently on the market from Easton that will compare to the older XL1 that was being made. The 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL will give a player the same end-loaded swing weight design but it does not feature the two-piece composite construction as it is a one-piece alloy bat. The 2016 Easton MAKO XL BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB16MKL was the last year Easton manufactured a two-piece composite bat with an end-loaded weight distribution.
How does it stack up against the Ghost? Does composite go further?
The main differences between the 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB18BXL) and the 2018 Easton Ghost X BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB18GX) are that the Beast is one-piece all aluminum alloy with an end-loaded swing designed to better suit power hitters, while the Ghost is a two-piece composite bat with a balanced swing design. Neither alloy nor composite stands above the other in terms of distance provided on similarly hit balls.
What is the difference in the 2018 Easton Beast X Speed and the 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded?
The 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL features an end loaded swing weight, while the Best X Speed features more of a balanced swing weight. The Loaded is typically a better option for a power hitter and the Speed is typically better for a contact hitter.
Can I get any BBCOR bat with more than a -3 drop?
All BBCOR certified bats, including the 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL, are required to have a -3 length-to-weight ratio.
Is there a need to break in the 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR bat?
The 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL is an alloy bat, so there is no need to be broken in.
I am 5'10" tall and a 13 year old with home run/gap power. Would you suggest this bat?
This would be a good bat for a power hitter due to its end loaded design.
I am a 5'4" 15 year old who weighs about 140 lbs., would you recommend this bat or the Speed model?
If you've used end loaded bats in the past, then the 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL would work well for you. If you haven't used end loaded bats previously, I would suggest going with the balanced model, the 2018 Easton Beast X Speed BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXS.
What is the difference between this bat and the 2017 zcore xl? Is it worth the $100 price difference to get the new model?
To be honest, there isn't much difference from the 2017 Z-Core XL BBCOR baseball bat to the 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL other than cosmetics.
What is the difference between the loaded and hybrid models?
The 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL will feature a one-piece alloy construction with an end-loaded swing weight design while the 2018 Easton Beast X Hybrid BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXH features a two-piece design (alloy barrel and composite handle) with a slightly end-loaded swing weight design. Two-piece bats are better equipped to reduce vibration from off-centered hits.
When will this be released?
The 2018 Easton Beast X Loaded BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18BXL will officially be released on 09/01/17.
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