Selkirk just recently released a whole new AMPED paddle line, with a full-body transformation of their existing Epic, Omni, Maxima and new S2 paddles. The whole goal of this new product line is to create a paddle that amplifies (thus the “Amped”) both POWER AND CONTROL.
People also ask, are Selkirk paddles made in the USA?
Selkirk: “We manufacturer all of our paddles in the USA with the most durable materials and we stand behind the quality of our products.
Secondly, what pickleball paddle does Tyson McGuffin use?
Tyson McGuffin – Selkirk INVICTA.
Are carbon fiber pickleball paddles good?
Pickleball paddles that use a carbon fiber face are a great option for players looking for less mishits and can help provide a more true shot. … Carbon fiber pickleball paddles tend to be some of the most durable paddles on the market.
A well maintained new paddle for an average user will hold up for 1 to 5 years. Pros, heavy hitters and daily players should make changes at the shorter end of that range. The graphics on the paddle face will wear out but that is not necessarily a sign of the paddle’s end of useful life.
A Selkirk paddle is a great choice for players of all skill levels and play styles. From the versatile and affordable NEO paddles to the premium AMPED series, all Selkirk products include a polymer honeycomb core and exceptional build quality.
While Paddletek tested and released a number of paddles around . 5” in thickness, Selkirk went “all in” with . 625” thick cores when they launched the AMPED line of paddles in late 2017. The AMPED FiberFlex technology was developed to provide payers with the best possible blend of both control and power.
All Paddletek paddles are proudly made in the USA, and great effort is taken to ensure that the words “Made in the USA” reflect their quality design and craftsmanship. All Paddletek paddles come with a limited lifetime warranty from the manufacturer and a 5 year deadspot guarantee.
The best weight for a pickleball paddle is dependent on your playing style. If you prioritize power over control, a heavy paddle will be suitable for you. If you want more control, opt for a lighter paddle. Paddles within the 7 and 8.5 ounces offer a balance between power and control.
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.
Those straight edges impede energy transfer, and artificially reduce the size and shape of the sweet spot. You don’t see square racquets in tennis, racquetball, or squash. There is a reason – it’s about consistent energy dispersion and sweet spot expansion.”