Do you have a dead pickleball paddle? Yes, paddles go dead and should be replaced; they do not last forever.
Keeping this in consideration, when should I replace my pickleball paddle?
However, paddles will have natural wear and tear and may suffer from negligence. In addition, with the fast pace paddle technology advancements, paddles become obsolete about every 2-3 years. Add a couple of these suggestions into your daily pickleball routine to keep your paddle looking and feeling pristine.
Thereof, how long does a pickleball set last?
If you are a recreational player or a beginner that only plays a few times per week, you can expect your graphite or composite paddles to last up to three years. This will be the case if you do proper care and maintenance of your equipment.
How do you clean pickleball balls?
Avoid using any household cleaners that can leave a sticky residue on your pickleball paddle. These will just accumulate more dirt and grime next time you are on the court. With the slightly damp, lint-free cloth, wipe off any dirt that may have stuck to your pickleball paddle surface.
Our Top 14 Best Pickleball Paddles
- TMPR Oculus XT. TMPR is quickly establishing itself as one of the leading paddle brands in the industry. …
- TOPP Reacher Graphite Blade. …
- TMPR Tantrum LX Premium Paddle. …
- Revive Graphite Teardrop. …
- Paddletek Tempest Wave Pro. …
- Onix Composite Z5 WideBody. …
- Paddletek Bantam TS-5. …
- Harrow P200.
All Around the Pickleball Paddle (i.e., from just above the handle, all the way around the edge of the pickleball paddle, to the other side that is just above the handle) – To add at least a full ounce of weight to your pickleball paddle, wrap the lead tape around the entire edge of the paddle.
There are three categories of paddles – wood prices range from $13-$36, composite from $45-$145 and graphite from $60 – $145. Note on wood paddles – Wood paddles are the least expensive, however they are super heavy paddles with a solid plywood core.
Extreme cold temperatures will cause the core and the hitting surface of your paddle to become brittle and crack. Extreme high temperatures will soften the core and the hitting surface and may cause delamination, (where the hitting surface could separate from the core and cause dead spots).
Currently both 5.0 Pros Del Kauss and Mark Friedenberg are using the Titan Pro from Pro-Lite. This is their signature paddle and they love it because of how balanced it is when providing both touch and power.
Some people work out up to 6 times per week, but most people do just fine with 3-5 sessions. Because you’re also playing pickleball, we recommend 3 gym sessions per week.