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18mm Balls

Postby Graham H » 07 Jan 2018, 23:38

They are rarely seen these days but I'm trying to source 18mm balls. Any suggestions?

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Re: 18mm Balls

Postby claretpete0128 » 08 Jan 2018, 07:46

Astrobase .. bit heavy though best to buy originals from eBay just bide your your tme some will pop up but don't buy the 3 panel ones - useless.

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Re: 18mm Balls

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Re: 18mm Balls

Postby zulublue » 11 Jan 2018, 17:03

The champions league 18mm balls run quite true personally I prefer these to the original white or brown balls. They are a tad heavier but run true n play well . Thats all I use now but its a preference.
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Re: 18mm Balls

Postby spudski » 11 Jan 2018, 21:13

Mine were about 18mm and blue whilst stood on the third tier at the Etihad on Tuesday ;-)

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Re: 18mm Balls

Postby Vikash » 11 Jan 2018, 21:39

Mine were about 18mm and blue whilst stood on the third tier at the Etihad on Tuesday ;-)
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Re: 18mm Balls

Postby claretpete0128 » 12 Jan 2018, 11:16

The champions league 18mm balls run quite true personally I prefer these to the original white or brown balls. They are a tad heavier but run true n play well . Thats all I use now but its a preference.
Yes they do run true to be fair

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Re: 18mm Balls

Postby ralphtheclaret » 13 Jan 2018, 09:06

Mine were about 18mm and blue whilst stood on the third tier at the Etihad on Tuesday ;-)
Last week we got lucky four or five from the front of the top tier and very near an exit but still freezing ..last January we were four from the very top - horrible and ages to get out

18mm all the way etc etc :)

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Re: 18mm Balls

Postby lionofludesch » 13 Jan 2018, 14:52

Playing in winter is a crazy idea. It'll never catch on.
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Re: 18mm Balls

Postby ralphtheclaret » 13 Jan 2018, 17:57

Playing in winter is a crazy idea. It'll never catch on.
:lol: I don't mind the cold so much at City as the view from the back of the top tier ... might as well be on the roof of the Arndale :lol:

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Re: 18mm Balls

Postby lionofludesch » 15 Jan 2018, 17:47

Watched a match yesterday with a bloke who complained how warm it was at Bradford - in January, like.

This is a bloke who ran the Marathon des Sables a couple of years ago. 250 km across the Sahara in six days, carrying what you need with you in a back pack. 8)

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