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2020 Ca Plus 10000
« on: March 03, 2020, 06:36:46 AM »

Hey guys,
So one of the authorized retailers of Ca in Canada and USA, Murtaza Majid posted an update on his FB where he hand picked a few Ca bats from the factory. This particular Plus 10000 caught my eye. Its rare to find good looking and light bats in this price range now and my last visit to Pakistan in search of a bargain Ca was a dud. A few days later, this bad boy was at my dads and last night he brought it over to UAE and out came the inspection tools. And here are my initial thoughts:

-Edge size: 41mm
-Spine height: 66mm
-Toe edge: 22mm
-Toe center: 32mm
-Shoulders: 13mm
-blade width: 107.6mm
-blade length: 555mm
-bat length: about half cm shorter than standard SH
-Profile: typical CA mid sweetspot with spine running into the toe
-weight: 1048g or 2lb8.5oz (sticker says 2.6lb lol)
-handle: thin round with 5 rubber inserts
-grains: predominantly 8 straight grains with a bit of whobble and marbeling in couple of places. No heartwood.
-pickup: feels its weight or maybe even slightly heavier possibly due to the thin grip and handle
-2020 stickers and overall finish: leave a lot to be desired.
-concaving: gentle
-pressing and response: on the softer side. Very deep seam marks with tapping an old ball. Ping is great and sound is nice.

For a price of PKR 16500 or GBP 80 i think it will be a good secondary bat for nets and cement cricket. Maybe if it turns out well it might get promoted.

I like it a lot and it could turn out to be a great bat. If i were to compare it to the couple of RS bats that cost me about the same, it doesn't come even close in terms of mallet response or overall finish.
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Re: 2020 Ca Plus 10000
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2020, 08:34:49 AM »

That looks great... I think I'm going to see if I can get a bargain in the 10000 to 15000 ranges.

Dont feel I need to go above that unless i see something outstanding.
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Re: 2020 Ca Plus 10000
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2020, 09:26:33 AM »

do you mean that this bat is better or not as good as your two RS bats?
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Re: 2020 Ca Plus 10000
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2020, 09:40:48 AM »

Is that basically a Harrow sized bat then with a slightly longer handle?
Looks OK, I would be tempted to he a new handle fitted and you could have a decent bat there.
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Re: 2020 Ca Plus 10000
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2020, 09:44:10 AM »

do you mean that this bat is better or not as good as your two RS bats?
"Not as good" is what i meant. The finish quality and pressing of the 2 RS bats is far superior in my opinion.
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Re: 2020 Ca Plus 10000
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2020, 09:46:40 AM »

Is that basically a Harrow sized bat then with a slightly longer handle?
Looks OK, I would be tempted to he a new handle fitted and you could have a decent bat there.
Not Harrow. The blade width is consistent with SH size and so is the blade length. Only the handle is half a cm shorter so maybe it would come in the category of SSH bats if anything.
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Re: 2020 Ca Plus 10000
« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2020, 09:52:27 AM »

CA are improving if they've at least got the blade size right now! Looks like you've done alright for 80 if you don't mind it being too short though.
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Re: 2020 Ca Plus 10000
« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2020, 09:55:56 AM »

CA are improving if they've at least got the blade size right now! Looks like you've done alright for 80 if you don't mind it being too short though.
As i said. The blade size is fine. Its the handle that is half a cm shorter. I feel it is negligible and most people wont notice it unless told
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Re: 2020 Ca Plus 10000
« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2020, 10:36:24 AM »

I purchased the same bat from VKS for 179.99 and my god its a gun.
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Re: 2020 Ca Plus 10000
« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2020, 07:38:51 PM »

It is good looking bat for the price. But I think you should not share prices of Asian market here. Like someone said they paid more for same bat bought in UK. That gives bit bad reputation to retailers here in my opinion.
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Re: 2020 Ca Plus 10000
« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2020, 07:50:07 PM »

It is good looking bat for the price. But I think you should not share prices of Asian market here. Like someone said they paid more for same bat bought in UK. That gives bit bad reputation to retailers here in my opinion.
nope i dont agree to this at all. people should be made aware of the RRP of these products and should be given every opportunity to work out the price they should be paying after import duties and taxes instead of ridiculously marked up prices by retailers. Besides thats the whole point of this forum. so we can compare prices and discuss products and moan about how cheap they are in other parts of the world  :D
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Re: 2020 Ca Plus 10000
« Reply #11 on: March 03, 2020, 07:53:00 PM »

https://youtu.be/DNAK7hGnm9o

here you go guys. Video review is up. please do me a favor and give it a like and subscribe to the channel for my other reviews. Ta.
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