Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat: PAPI34
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Which model out there would you say would be the most similar in specs to the Papi34? For instance would it be a 110? A 243? A 271? An I13? Etc...
Marucci does not apply turn models to their bats. However, the Marucci David Oritz Maple Wood Baseball Bat: PAPI34 is going to feature a large barrel, thick handle, and a traditional knob.
What bat has the best pop and is the mot balanced?
So with wood bats there really isn't going to be a pop difference in the bats it will only be the feel that is going to change. A bat that is pretty balanced and a lot of people seem to like is the: Marucci Jose Bautista Maple Wood Baseball Bat: JoeyBats19.
How does this bat compare to the Tucci BH34?
The Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat: PAPI34 is a very comparable bat to the Tucci BH34. The Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat: PAPI34 will feature a thicker handle but still has the bigger barrel like the BH34.
Why don't they sell the DO34 bat that he actually uses? He has a custom maple DO34 but they don't sell it. Why would they sell this instead?
The Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat: PAPI34 is the model that Marucci will sell for retail. The actual bat that Oritz used can vary as these bats are hand made to his specific specs. For more clarification we would recommend reaching out to Marucci directly.
Is the wood good? Does the bat have a lot of pop?
Yes, the Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat (PAPI34) is going to have good wood and a lot of pop.
What is the dimension of the barrel thickness?
This Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat (PAPI34) should have a barrel diameter between 2 1/2" and 2 5/8".
What turn model would the DO34 and the PAPI34 be closest to?
Marucci does not apply turn models to their bats. However, the Marucci David Oritz Maple Wood Baseball Bat: PAPI34 and Marucci David Ortiz Ash Wood Baseball Bat: DO34 are both going to feature large barrels, thick handles, and a traditional knob.
What type of maple wood is used in making this bat?
Unfortunately, the only specific information listed about the maple wood used on this Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat (PAPI34), is that it top quality maple wood. We would not be able to list anymore specifics on the maple wood used beyond that description.
Is this bat end loaded or balanced?
The Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat: PAPI34 features a very slightly end loaded swing weight.
What is the barrel diameter? Is it 2 5/8?
This Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat (PAPI34) will have a barrel diameter closer to 2 1/2".
What is the length-to-weight ratio on this bat?
This Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat (PAPI34) will come with an approximate -3 length-to-weight ratio.
Is this bat similar to a 243 turn?
The Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat (PAPI34) is not similar to a 243 turn model. It has a bit more narrow barrel and a more flared handle. The PAPI34 also has a more balanced swing weight than the 243.
Do the DO34 and Papi34 play the same? My son likes the DO34 Ash bat a lot, but I think the maple would be more rugged. How does the weight distribution of the DO34 ash bat and the Papi34 maple bat compare? Hitting feel? He is a college player using a 34" bat.
The Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat (PAPI34) and the Marucci David Ortiz Ash Wood Baseball Bat (DO34 Adult) will both feature the same specs. The only real difference is going to be the type of wood. The maple will feel heavier and provide a stiffer bat, whereas the ash will be slightly lighter and offer more flex.
Which bat out of the Marucci Wood Bat lineup would best suit a power hitter?
The Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat (PAPI34) has a barrel heavy feel to it that will be a great choice for a power hitter.
What is the barrel diameter?
The Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat (PAPI34) has a 2 1/2 inch barrel diameter.
Would this be closer to a 271 turn model or would the AP5 be closer?
Neither the AP5 or the Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat (PAPI34) will be close to the 271 turn. Marucci creates their own standard turn models from their factory. The AP5 will be more balanced. The PAPI34 will have more of a barrel heavy feel to it.
I'm 6'1 250. I play at the varsity level. I've been using my Easton XL1 for regular season but I need a wood bat now. I should be using a 33" and not 34" right? Also, which bat is going to feel more end-loaded, the AP5 or the Papi34? Is there a difference between the PAPI34 and the DO34?
Yes, we would recommend a 33" for your height and weight. Both the PAPI34 and the AP5 will have an end loaded swing weight. I would consider the AP5 to have just a slight end load while the PAPI34 to be a full. The difference between the PAPI34 and the DO34 will be the type of wood used. The PAPI34 will use a hard maple while the DO34 will use ash.
Would you recommend this bat or a DeMarini DX110 for a batter who just wants to make contact with the ball in high school varsity?
The Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat (PAPI34) and the DeMarini DX110 would both do the trick. I have heard the 110 turn model from DeMarini does feel more light weight and balanced. Your hitting style may prefer it a bit more.
Is this bat stronger than any ordinary Marucci bat?
The Marucci David Ortiz Maple Wood Baseball Bat (PAPI34) will have similar durability to all the other models in the Marucci maple line.
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