Cricket bats are crafted from English willow which is softwood. At some stage in a cricket bats life because of this softwood; it will get damaged due to the repeated impact from cricket balls.
Because of our experience making cricket bats, we know precisely how they should work and when they get damaged, we are well equipped to make the necessary repairs needed to get it back to making runs.
Below is a list of repair services we offer. If you are unsure on the repair needed, please fill out the below form and we'll come back to you to confirm which repair is right for you.
CRICKET BAT REPAIR PRICING
If you handle has cracked, snapped or you have a crack going down the shoulder of the bat from the handle, you can fix it by replacing it!
Pakistan made six-piece handle replacement $110 - Excellent quality handle with a rubber/cork mixture. Round or semi-oval handle can be made from this handle.
Indian made 6 Piece handle replacement $120 - Excellent quality handle with a rubber/cork mixture. Oval, round or semi-oval handle can be made from this handle.
Indian made 12 Piece handle replacement $140 - Excellent quality handle with a rubber/cork mixture. Oval, round or semi-oval handle can be made from this handle.
Handle re-binding $40 - if your binding is un-ravelling, it can cause a very uncomfortable grip, as well as start premature shoulder cracking.
Grip $12 - any colour
WEIGHT REDUCTION OR RE-SHAPING OF CRICKET BAT
If your bat feels too heavy or you feel like it's unbalanced, then we can remove willow or re-shape the profile.
Minor weight reduction or re-shaping $50 - Includes removing a small amount of excess willow from the back of the bat. In minor cases (taking off an ounce of weight or minor re-shaping), only the toe end of the stickers need to be removed to allow for willow removal and sanding.
Major weight reduction or re-shaping $90 - Includes removing all stickers from the back of the bat to allow the large weight removal from the bat (3 to 4 ounces) and sanding to occur.
If your bat needs some TLC, then we can clean it up for you. Bats of any age can be cleaned up and given a new lease on life.
Full clean up & repair $110 - Includes removing all stickers and tape from the bat, repairing all lifting cracks or delamination, sanding and polishing the entire bat and giving two coats of bat oil.
Full clean up $70 - Includes removing all stickers and tape from the bat and sanding and polishing it the entire bat.
Half clean up $50 - Includes removing all stickers and tape from one side of the bat and sanding and polishing it.
If you get damage from a yorker, have a split from the toe running up the face or edge of the bat, even have the toe come away from the rest of the bat, or you want some protection from the wet ground...we can help.
Minor toe repair $45 - Includes fixing small toe cracks.
Major toe repair $80 - Includes fixing the major toe cracks. Will require sanding around the area.
Apply Shoe Goo to the toe of the bat $25 - Includes sanding the toe of the bat and applying an even layer of Shoe Goo to the toe of the bat.
Apply a Hardtoe to the bat $60 - Includes sanding the toe & applying a rigid yet flexible resin to the toe of the bat. Will require some sanding around the toe.
BAT FACE PROTECTION
Most call it Extratec however we call it Clear Guard. This bat face protection is vital to keeping your bat in good condition from season to season.
Clear Guard $12 - Our original clear protection for prolonging the life of any cricket bat. Can be stripped off the bat leaving minimal residue behind.
Fibre Clear Guard $12 - Our full cross-weave Fibre Clear Guard for prolonging the life of any cricket bat. An excellent option for bats that have damaged areas due to its strength. Hard to take off & will leave substantial residue behind.
Clear Guard with fibre edging $15 - Our original clear protection for prolonging the life of any cricket bat with the added protection on the edges with the cross weave fibre strips. Can be stripped off the bat leaving minimal residue behind on the face of the bat.
Ultra Clear Guard with fibre edging $25 - Our double thickness Clear Guard protection for extreme protection to prolong the life of any cricket bat with the added protection on the edges with the cross weave fibre strips. Can be stripped off the bat leaving minimal residue behind on the face of the bat.
VINTAGE BAT REFURBISHMENT
You may have an old classic in a cupboard or have a childhood bat that you want to bring back to its former glory to hang on a wall or pass down to the next generation.
VIntage Bat Refurbishment $150 - $500 - Includes re-vitalising the bat in any way possible. Refurbishments can include:
- Sanding the bat back and re-making the stickers, so it looked like it's original form
- Repairing broken bits and rejuvenating
- Removing melted grips & repairing handles
- Cleaning up old signature bats
- Complete reproductions of an old bat
If you are still unsure of what you need, please fill out the below form, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.