Easton Mako 31/20 Drop -11 Model YB14MK **FREE SHIPPING** Easton Mako YB15MK 29/18 Drop -11 FREE SHIPPING Easton Mako 2 5/8” Barrel Diameter USSSA Baseball Bat $200 OBO While each of those have their own zing, Easton’s ADV 360 is the only with the soft knob (which they call the Power Boost). We like the DeMarini Voodoo a lot still and think it a smart value buy. But, we guess, keeping a bat under that weight restriction and adding a connective piece isn’t in the cards. That is our sentiment, not necessarily theirs. He’s a little bit taller than those in his age group but is skinnier than most. 2020 Easton Maxum 360 Speed Balanced Composite BBCOR Baseball Bat, -3 Drop, 2-5/8 in Barrel, BB20MX Easton. We thought the 2019 version was the best of the 2019 USA Bats. He used the Marucci F5 27/17 after we realized his 28/18 F5 was a little bit too much. Tech specs also rank out as well as its new design from Easton gives it the biggest barrel on the market. I could just exchange it for another size, but I’m just not sure what size to get bc I’m not sure if the bat swings heavy in general or what…if so, the 30/19 may also be too heavy for them and the 29/18 would prob be too short. 2020 Easton MAXUM 360 … Ball comes off the bat like a rocket. Note, too, the ADV 360 USA in a drop 11 (The red USA bat that looks like the BBCOR one) is the ONLY bat of the bunch that uses a different type of composite. The 10 and 12 are 2 3/4 bats while the drop 5 is 2 3/4. The bat is a three piece construction connected with 3FX connection system. They are both 11 and normally swing a -10, one sometimes swings a -8. Does the USA Easton ADV -11 swing heavy in general or is the size that we got the issue? BBCOR CF testing didn’t go so well and it’s the biggest disappointment of the bunch. The 2020 and 2019 Meta are fantastic too, but too expensive to justify for such a short window and because the exit speeds aren’t any better (although the feel is terrific). We thought it would take longer than a couple of years for a composite to compete against aluminum. After the shave service, these bats flat out destroy the ball and swing extremely balanced. If of whatever reason you don’t want the Meta we think the ADV is a great next choice. We’ve yet to see a single piece composite bat do very well in the BBCOR space. The perfect USSSA 2020 ADV 360 player depends upon the drop. The trick is finding the bat with the right swing weight (which will be your challenge when jumping from a drop 8) and has the feel the player prefers. Seamless Carbon Construction combined with 360 Engineering for 360° of barrel-tuned precision, delivering pure flexural energy, uniform barrel strength and maximum performance from knob to cap. I play for an Elite level of Baseball and picked up this bat. Description The one-piece XXL barrel on the Easton® Maxum 360™ -10 lays claim to the longest barrel and biggest sweet spot in the game. People loved the heavy swing weight to compensate for stingy hands and the absolutely monster barrel. USSSA is where the Easton Maxum should make a real run. It replicates the old Combat Maxum well with a huge barrel. As you are too familiar with now, scale weight and swing weights have very little to do with each other sometimes. The drop 12 version of the bat doesn’t have enough gumption in its barrel to compensate for the ring on the hands, but it might fit for some–especially those seeing slower pitch speeds. The BBCOR version, one of our favorite BBCOR bats in previous years, fell short this year with its feel and performance lacking compared to the 2019 and 2018 versions. 95 The 31” inch is definitely too long for both boys, but we were thinking they could just choke up on the bat…BUT it’s literally been used to hit maybe 10-15 balls in the batting cage and that’s it bc it is too heavy for them. The Easton MAKO, as discussed above, is not released in lower drops. Winning our favorite USA Bat. So, if he likes that feeling and wants to keep it, those are the bats he should be aiming for. The ADV 360 in USSSA is robust with a perfect swing, big barrels and the Power Boost knob. Clear. Cage work and a few games with the BBCOR 2018 Combat MAXUM, as well as a couple conversations with major vendors on the bat, put us in a spot to publish a review. 2020 Easton Maxum 360 USSSA Senior League Baseball Bat, -5 Drop, 2-5/8 in Barrel, SL20MX58 Easton. 2 3/4" 3 2 5/8" 2. Seamless Carbon Construction combined with 360 Engineering for 360° of barrel-tuned precision, delivering pure flexural energy, uniform barrel strength and maximum performance from knob to cap. Great question and the tough decision. We have spent over a hundred hours of cage and game time experience among several different players to formulate our 2017 Combat MAXUM Review. July 3, 2020 | by Bat Digest Review Team | @BatDigest. The Baseball Bat Bros try out two 2020 BBCOR composite bats - the Easton Maxum 360 and the Rawlings Quatro Pro. The 2020 edition will be the 6th edition of the Prime. Overall, they like that it is the premier bat for Easton and those who are fond of the brand are also fond of the bat. 2020 Easton Maxum 360 Speed Balanced Composite BBCOR Baseball Bat, -3 Drop, 2-5/8 in Barrel, BB20MX. That is our sentiment, not necessarily theirs. Go to Bat Digest site for technical specs, stats and reviews . All in all, the 2020 Easton ADV 360 line may be the best overall bat line for 2020. A drop 10, 8 and 5 run the slate of player types. Easton claims to have added some of their 360 techs to the bat, but that might be some marketing speak to help fit it into the 2020 line of “360” bats. For the record, the Combat versions of the Maxum in BBCOR got lukewarm reviews from most players. We will keep tracking. 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