Easton probably have as many bat models themselves as the rest of the bat world combined, always striving for new ways to engineer greatness.This yearthey have come with the new version of their proven star MakoFastpitch Softball Bat.A bat with a massive sweet spot and unmatched bat speed can greatly improve player’s performance at the plate. Exclusive TCT Thermo Composite Technology creates a bat that gives players the benefit of having more barrel in the hitting zone with the bat speed to drive the ball from line to line. Engineered with two-piece CXN ZERO technology it eliminates vibrations and gives the player more confidence. Every hitter knows that confidence equals power and with this bat you are sure to notice a boost in your performance


  • TCT (Thermo Composite Technology) on the barrel for the maximum power;
  • CXN ZERO connection technology enhanced performance without sacrificing the feel;
  • Hyperskin Grip that gives you better connection with the bat;
  • Lighter feel that allows girls to get pitches they wouldn’t be able with other bats.


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This two-piece is completely made out of composite materials which gives it a good flex and allows it to be pretty hot out of the wrapper. And it only gets better with time. Design of the handle gives great grip, which allows for a better and more balanced swing. The color is surely not the most important feature of a fastpitch softball bat, but the new blue and white design is a nice change from the last year’s colors.


Drop: End-LoadedMako -9, Evenly BalancedMako -10 and Mako -11
Barrel: 2 1/4″
Handle: Ultra-thin 29/32″
Certification: USSSA 1.20 BPF, ASA, NSA, ISA, SSUSA, ISF
Barrel Load: Balanced and End-Loaded
Material: Composite
Construction: Two-piece
Grip: 1.2 mm Hyperskin Grip
Warranty:: One Year Manufacturer’s Warranty


  • Good grip that connects you to the bat
  • Great pop and no vibrations
  • Large sweet spot thanks to the unique construction of the barrel
  • The Drop -10 and -11 are very well balanced


  • This bat is a bit on a more expensive side, so you really need to think if this investment is the right for you.

2016 Easton Mako CXN Stats



So far, the customers seem to be pretty content with this bat and its performance. Many five star ratings all over the internet and very positive reviews speak enough about quality of this fastpitch softball bat. The only thing people disapprove about Easton Mako is its somewhat higher price. However, those who have decided to purchase this bat do not regret.


It looks like 2016 Easton Mako fastpitch softball bat will live up to the fame of its predecessors. All the well-known features are now enhanced by the latest technology that Easton is recognized for. Our final thought is that the quality and performance of this bat not only matches, but exceeds the price.

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