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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #720 on: August 23, 2019, 02:34:23 PM »

Hey pal. Welcome. Sounds like a rarity.
Be good to see some photos.
Try this:
http://custombats.co.uk/cbforum/index.php?topic=7712.0
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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #721 on: March 07, 2020, 07:16:04 PM »

Got lucky today and managed to pick up this beauty (the one on the right obvs)  :)      The other one came with it, but will probably be sold on





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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #722 on: June 19, 2020, 07:25:16 AM »

Here are some new bats that I have collected recently.  The Excalibur needs a bit of a refurbishment.  The AB 5 Star and the other 5 Star (VR on the back) were good finds as was the 747.  I always keep an eye out for GM Skippers and DF Colts as these were the bats of my youth.



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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #723 on: June 19, 2020, 07:53:25 PM »

Some nice ones there mate. The big question on refurbishing vintage is how far to go, personally I keep it very light touch, what are u planning for the Excalibur?

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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #724 on: June 20, 2020, 08:37:15 AM »

I have some stickers so I will remove the black and orange band.  I have replacement round stickers but I want to keep the originals.  Give it a light sand and fill in a crack in the top of the bat.  I like the patina of most of my bats and I'm a bit hesitant to start on the Excalibur.  Always happy for any advice.
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Chalkie

Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #725 on: December 23, 2020, 04:36:01 PM »

Its been a while since I posted some pics of my vintage GN collection, but finally managed to get a chance to bring them out of their hiding places whilst my wife was Xmas shopping, for a good sort out before we move house in the new year.

















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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #726 on: December 23, 2020, 05:29:11 PM »

Wow! Just wow, not a GN fan here but that is mighty impressive!

Did your wife ask what you'd been up to when she got back and saw your guilty look! :)
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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #727 on: December 23, 2020, 06:32:38 PM »

@Chalkie Incredible collection - all of them the scooped type!
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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #728 on: December 23, 2020, 06:58:39 PM »

Thanks, yes I should have said that Im only really collecting the scooped or shaped versions. Sold off some other GNs I was collecting and plan to sell a few more including a Predator Atomic   ;)
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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #729 on: December 23, 2020, 07:00:00 PM »

That Dual T20 takes me back. About 2009/10. When one of the internationals started hitting it off the back of their bat and GN made that.
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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #730 on: January 22, 2021, 03:03:58 PM »

Went for a bit of a rummage in the shed.....

This was actually a combination of my first and second love  :)

Started life as a wonderful GM Maestro and a couple of seasons later my dad took it to Bernie to get it re-bladed (back when people still did that kind of thing lol). Was an absolute weapon for me.



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