Every year, Easton always introduces new baseball bats with ground breaking technologies and outstanding performance. Therefore, 2017 Easton MAKO Beast is the most anticipated bat of the year. Thousands of players are curious about what improvements and innovations that Easton could create this time since the 2015 and 2016 edition already have top quality. In fact, since launched, the 2017 Easton MAKO Beast has received positive feedbacks from customers. A deeper understanding of this product would be useful for you to decide if it is the right choice for you or not.
Before 2017, Easton MAKO baseball bat often reminds us of bright neon color because all of 2014, 2015 and 2016 editions have very colorful and bright design. In 2017, it seems that Easton intended to create a design that could emphasize the “beast” size of the bat and used contrasting color. The 2017 Easton MAKO beast is covered by a classic black with some silver decorations. In fact, this design makes the bat look more classy and impressive.
In term of construction, there are not many changes compared to previous MAKO editions. The 2017 Easton MAKO Beast is a two-piece composite bat. The patented TCT (thermo composite technology) which brought success to many Easton’s products is re-engineered and applied in this bat. The barrel and handle are connected by another famous technology of Easton called ConneXion which is also used in previous edition.
The biggest change that Easton emphasized when launching 2017 MAKO Beast is the extension of the barrel. 2017 edition’s barrel is 1.5 inches longer than previous one.
As its name “Beast”,2017 Easton MAKO Beast has amazing performance. Actually, all of products from MAKO series are really popular for great strength and quick swing speed. By sharing similar construction and composition with previous edition, 2017 MAKO also has all thosegreat features. Furthermore, the changes in 2017 edition make it even better. Firstly, by adding 1.5 inches to the barrel, Easton has created the longestbarrel and significantly enhanced swing speed of the bat. Besides, longer barrel also means better contact. Secondly, the new TCT is modified to add more power to player’s swing. The 2017 Easton MAKO Beast is claimed as the most powerful bat in the market. Lastly, although it’s a two-piece bat, 2017 MAKO doesn’t have much vibration and actually gives great comfort to players thanks to great ConneXion technology. In addition, the Hyperskin technology always offers players with comfortable grip.
Up to now, the 2017 Easton MAKO Beast is rated as the best baseball bat of 2017 and it is also one of the most expensive one. It would cost you more than 400 USD for one. This price is a huge barrier for those who want this bat. However, it’s still the choice of many players who want a really good bat to help them improve their performance considerably.
In conclusion, The 2017 Easton MAKO is a great bat. It’s recommended for players who have generous budget and are looking for top notch baseball bat. However, if you already have previous editions and are happy with it, it’s not necessary to buy 2017 edition.