Gunn & Moore Cricket Bat Grading

Gunn & Moore Bat Grading

Gunn & Moore offer English willow bats in eight qualities: Original L.E (limited edition), Original, 909, 808, 707, 606, 404 & 303 (listed from highest quality to lowest). Each quality is developed around different grades of willow.

ORIGINAL L.E. This is the very best unbleached seasoned Grade 1 English Willow, selected for grain structure and weight. This is limited by willow availability. Original L.E cricket bats are individually tested to ensure 5 Star performance, and are fitted with top quality treble spring multi-piece cane handle for outstanding feel, flex and control. GM NOW! and ToeTek finish fitted as standard.

ORIGINAL Superior unbleached seasoned Grade 1 English willow, predominantly straight grained with a hint of colour and minor cosmetic blemishes. Fitted with top quality treble spring multi-piece cane handle for outstanding feel, flex and control. GM NOW! and ToeTekTM finish fitted as standard.

909 Unbleached seasoned Grade 1 English willow, predominantly straight grained with colour on one edge and minor cosmetic blemishes. Fitted with top quality treble spring multi-piece cane handle for outstanding feel, flex and control. GM NOW! and ToeTekTM finish fitted as standard (see page 12 for details)

808 Superior unbleached seasoned Grade 2 English willow. Minor blemishes, may have some colour to one edge. Fitted with good quality treble spring multi-piece cane handle for outstanding feel, flex and control. GM NOW! and ToeTekTM finish fitted as standard.

707 Seasoned unbleached Grade 2 English willow. Minor blemishes, may have some colour to one edge. Fitted with good quality treble spring cane handle. GM NOW! and ToeTekTM finish fitted as standard.

606 Superior seasoned unbleached Grade 3 English willow. Minor blemishes, may have some colour to one edge. Fitted with good quality treble spring cane handle. GM NOW! and ToeTekTM finish fitted as standard.

404 Seasoned bleached Grade 3 English willow. Knot marks with some stain/speck. Fitted with treble spring cane handle. GM NOW! and ToeTekTM finish fitted as standard.

303 Seasoned Grade 4 English willow. Grained GM polycarbonate DuraCover.