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PVC balls

Postby Fourstar » 07 Jun 2010, 02:53

I'm thinking about ordering the 24 pack of the Umbro Canford ball. The outside is made out of PVC and i was wondering if anyone has had experience with the ball itself or PVC covered balls. I'm planning on using them for practice so any info or input would be appreciated.

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Postby Rome_Leader » 07 Jun 2010, 19:22

How much is it going to run you? PVC balls will obviously be a lot lighter than your standard leather or other compound, but could be equally durable, as long as you don't use them on pavement. It's a bonus that they'll be extra-water tight too.

I find really poor quality PVC balls tend to feel like not much more than a beach ball (i.e. the ones you buy for a dollar) and could pop easily if hit hard enough, but mid-range PVC ones are perfect for practicing with.
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Postby Fourstar » 07 Jun 2010, 21:13

Well actually me and 2 other guys are gonna split the costs so we get 8 balls each so it would be 73 dollars a person for 8 balls. about 9 bucks a ball.

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Postby Rome_Leader » 08 Jun 2010, 00:43

That's not bad, then, considering a big brand match-ball would run you about that much! :P
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Postby Pikey » 08 Jun 2010, 14:04

In the UK on Saturday, I was in my local nike shop, and they had replica balls for £20.00 on the shelves, but in a basket by the exit, they had the official Premier league balls both white, and hi-vis yellow reduced from £110.00 to £10.50!!! :) I couldn't believe it. Kids begging their parents for the new style replica's at £20.00 a go, and they could of had a £110.00 ball for half that! Haven't played with it yet, but I will on Thursday! Can't wait!


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