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Companies => Off-the-shelf companies => SG => Topic started by: kaartman on May 10, 2016, 05:12:30 PM

Title: SG equivalent of Kook Ghost?
Post by: kaartman on May 10, 2016, 05:12:30 PM
Since we all know SG makes bats for Kookaburra... surely there must be a realtively cheaper/similar bat from SG.
Just wondering if anyone got one?

Title: Re: SG equivalent of Kook Ghost?
Post by: Buzz on May 10, 2016, 07:39:03 PM
I think it is the Sierra 250 or something, they cost about 100.
Title: Re: SG equivalent of Kook Ghost?
Post by: WalkingWicket37 on May 10, 2016, 07:45:32 PM
I think it is the Sierra 250 or something, they cost about 100.

The Sierra 250s I've seen all seem to be big bats for the weight. (They've also been making them for a while now, so the "ghost shape" isn't as new as you'd think)
They're bargains if they're the same shape as a ghost or not
Title: Re: SG equivalent of Kook Ghost?
Post by: i12breakfree on May 10, 2016, 08:24:00 PM
Sierra 250 are top value for money
Big bats , less concaving and very well priced
Title: Re: SG equivalent of Kook Ghost?
Post by: IQ on May 11, 2016, 04:28:37 AM
Up until last year there were only 2 models by SG that were bigger, fuller in shape in lighter feel-
SIERA 250 (approx 70 pounds in India) and SIERA 350 (95 pounds) - middle of the range considering the whole SG range

This year many SG bats are fuller in profile- some even cheaper bats being made in fuller shape!
Title: Re: SG equivalent of Kook Ghost?
Post by: Shortpitch on May 11, 2016, 04:42:16 AM
All the SG models this year looks to be fuller and thicker but they look obviously smaller at the face width of the bat. Dont know if its the same case with Kook too?
Title: Re: SG equivalent of Kook Ghost?
Post by: Alvaro on May 11, 2016, 08:25:59 AM
@Shortpitch The Ghost tapers slightly from the edge backwards
Title: Re: SG equivalent of Kook Ghost?
Post by: kaartman on May 11, 2016, 11:51:11 AM
wow..IMO smaller face, tapered edge - backwards are over ratted / illusions. For last two seasons I was using 2.9 -2.10 scalloped bats and don't remember hitting may sixes (it was not the case before).
Could be a coincidence...I moved to a full profile 2.11 bat and hit 3 of them with out any fuss. I say, pump some iron and get a proper cricket bat :)