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LukeFramBurton

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Crack Advice...
« on: February 06, 2019, 07:16:26 PM »

I just got my bat out (for some kitchen practise) and spotted this crack on the back next to the handle.


I only bought the bat a couple of months ago (from eBay) and all seemed fine then. I applied the stickers myself and it appears to have damaged that too. Its only been used for one net session, and Im (No Swearing Please) so it wasnt used particularly aggressively.

Im currently wondering whether I should:
A) Leave it, its superficial and will probably be fine.
B) Apply some glue.
C) Be on the safe side and dowel it before it gets any worse.
D) Cry into my jock strap and mourn the untimely demise of my cricketing career.

Any advice would be gratefully received.

Thanks.
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Re: Crack Advice...
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2019, 08:03:35 PM »

Take that tape off of the bottom of the grip and see how far up the crack goes.
If you cant get glue into the crack then it will be a waste of time.
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Re: Crack Advice...
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2019, 08:04:40 PM »

This title is bound to get @FattusCattus' attention :D
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Re: Crack Advice...
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2019, 08:37:13 PM »

This title is bound to get @FattusCattus' attention :D

Crack is Whack...dont do it kids!
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Re: Crack Advice...
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2019, 09:04:41 PM »

This title is bound to get @FattusCattus' attention :D

I know - I saw the title and thought I would have the remove the topic pretty sharpish!!
It really could have been dodgy on two different subjects!!

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Re: Crack Advice...
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2019, 09:54:57 PM »

Its hard to get glue into those fine cracks. Try and get it in a vice so you can twist it (carefully as not to make the crack worse) and put some glue (maybe even watered down so it goes into the crack) wrap tightly with tape. Once dried tape with fibre tape.
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Re: Crack Advice...
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2019, 06:56:25 PM »

Thanks for the attention given to my crack.

If it was anywhere else I would just drop some glue and sand it, but being so close to the handle worries me a bit. Lifting up the grip, it doesnt seem as bad as I first thought, but will see what glue I can get in there and then clamp it up.
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Re: Crack Advice...
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2019, 08:02:52 PM »

Thanks for the attention given to my crack.

Cant stop laughing  :D
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