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Favourite Retro shapes (excluding the funky ones)
« on: December 23, 2018, 08:05:58 PM »

I was thinking the other day about my favourite batshapes of years gone by, forgetting things like Scoops and V12s etc.

I think in order of preference they are:

Newbery B52
That really high-spined Millichamp one
DF Magnum
Choice Churchillian
Malik Sher
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Re: Favourite Retro shapes (excluding the funky ones)
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2018, 08:21:03 PM »

The proper GM Purist
Original shape Newbery Mjolnir
Puma Atomic circa 2004/05
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Re: Favourite Retro shapes (excluding the funky ones)
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2018, 08:29:16 PM »

I was thinking the other day about my favourite batshapes of years gone by, forgetting things like Scoops and V12s etc.

I think in order of preference they are:

Newbery B52
That really high-spined Millichamp one
DF Magnum
Choice Churchillian
Malik Sher

Ah yes the distinction- I came across one on eBay a few months ago (the original low and high were also nice profiles)
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Re: Favourite Retro shapes (excluding the funky ones)
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2018, 09:31:57 PM »

County Reflex
(Although I am not sure if that counts in the funky shape category!)
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Re: Favourite Retro shapes (excluding the funky ones)
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2018, 09:41:02 PM »

Loved the Reflex, and the SS Turbo when I was really young. Imagine the Purist is going to crop up a lot in this thread, great shape. Gold Crown for me probably just wins it though.

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Re: Favourite Retro shapes (excluding the funky ones)
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2018, 09:54:45 PM »

First SH bat I had was a reflex, was dead four inches up from the toe! Digging out Yorkers gave you vibration white finger 😂😂😂

Wasnt a patch on my Harrow GN Ultimate
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Re: Favourite Retro shapes (excluding the funky ones)
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2018, 10:02:25 PM »

The proper GM Purist
Original shape Newbery Mjolnir
Puma Atomic circa 2004/05

Cant argue with this but would throw Screaming Cat series1 into the mix aswell as a personal favorite
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Re: Favourite Retro shapes (excluding the funky ones)
« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2018, 10:19:47 PM »

BAS Vampire Blaster circa 2000. Still most forgiving shape I've ever used.
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Re: Favourite Retro shapes (excluding the funky ones)
« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2018, 10:27:08 PM »

Newbery GT shape
Millichamp & Hall Harliquin or Original High
 
These are my two favourite shapes
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Re: Favourite Retro shapes (excluding the funky ones)
« Reply #9 on: December 24, 2018, 07:37:17 AM »

County Reflex
(Although I am not sure if that counts in the funky shape category!)

A fantastic bat
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Re: Favourite Retro shapes (excluding the funky ones)
« Reply #10 on: December 24, 2018, 08:36:12 AM »

First SH bat I had was a reflex, was dead four inches up from the toe! Digging out Yorkers gave you vibration white finger 😂😂😂


I used to have one too.
It was dead across the whole bat...!
I still love the shape. It was the only county I have had that wasn't magnificent.
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Re: Favourite Retro shapes (excluding the funky ones)
« Reply #11 on: December 25, 2018, 04:09:36 AM »

This is truly amazing!

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Re: Favourite Retro shapes (excluding the funky ones)
« Reply #12 on: December 25, 2018, 09:40:10 AM »

 2009 Black Cat shadow
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Re: Favourite Retro shapes (excluding the funky ones)
« Reply #13 on: December 25, 2018, 12:05:32 PM »

M&h signature.
The original g.n powerspots (ie the david gower model with red and gold trim)
Original G.m diamond (or is that too funky?)
Symonds super tusker
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